Category Archive for: ‘Salad’

Watermelon Tapas – Grilled & Juicy Wedges with Golden cheese

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For a while I have been quite intrigued by grilling vegetables and fruit. My favourites so far have been grilled corn, aubergine and asparagus – and for the fruit part banana is the inevitable bbq queen and combined with chocolate and a scoop of vanilla ice cream you hear angels singing while scooping down the bites. Watermelon is indeed one …

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Summer Salad with Asparagus & Strawberries

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Being a bit of a health freak and all have made me a bit cautious about adding too much fruit to savory dishes. Not that fruit is unhealthy at all – but I have a heart that beats pretty much for the love of fruit, including dried fruit as dates and figs, so I sometimes have to remind myself not to go …

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Beluga Stuffed Avocados

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I have a crush. I admit it right here right now! The intense colour, the mild flavour, the great versatility and the wonderful ability to interact with other wonderful ingredients – Beluga you’ve got me! Once I was awfully curious every time a picture appeared with these little beautiful black fellows. What were those pretty little dots that seem to …

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Vietnamese Style Duck Salad with Crispy Greens & Fresh Herbs – Christmas Duck in a Whole New Way

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I have a serious weak spot for crispy, delicate asian salads. At every visit to this lovely part of the world I do my best to eat my way through the various kinds – and at this point of time there is no doubt what my favourite version is! To me the magic happens when you combine crispy and fresh …

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Cauliflower Couscous w. Grilled Apricots and Vanilla-Lemon Dressing served with Serrano Wrapped and Feta Stuffed Chicken

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Before we officially say goodbye to the summer I wanted to share a recipe I have enjoyed a few times this season. It is such an easy, light and very fresh dish that has satisfied me on hot summer nights and been perfect to bring as a lunch for the beach next day. As you might have observed I do …

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Vegetarian Summer Squash Spaghetti with Corn, Lentils & Fried Halloumi

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Last night we were gonna make a simple summer dinner using some of the ingredients we had on hands. Lately our fridge has been filled with summer squash (aka zucchini) and fresh corncobs. It is two of the in-season foods we have been enjoying a lot and they are such simple and yet delicious veggies that you can easily prepare. …

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Shaved Broccoli & Fennel Salad with Roasted Salt Almonds

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Well, well, well as briefly mentioned in earlier posts spring has set it’s fingerprint on Denmark pretty early this year. We are having warm days with 15 degrees and beautiful pale sunshine that brings out those rosy cheeks and freckles. So when all of this magic is going on my tastes buds are craving juicy fresh dishes. Salads, fresh fruit, …

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Melanzane alla Parmigiana di nuovo

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The other day it was time to try an old classic but to me new exciting dish! I Have always been fan of Italian food since their cuisine is so intriguing, filled with slow cooked tomato sauces, fresh herbs, golden drops of olive oil and oh ooh the fabulous spaghetti, pasta, bread etc. Since I’m going grain free here it …

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Slow Roasted Carrots with Lentils, Nuts & Goats Cheese

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Oh family – that dear sweet loving family! I am a big time family person. I love that special feeling of really belonging to someone, feeling loved and appreciated for nothing than the person you are! I think that special bond you have between you siblings, parents and small new members of the family is absolutely magical and it can …

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Red Christmas Salad

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Holidays often revolve around food. All traditions seem to be bound on special menus that all vary from country to country and within religions and cultures. This is so exciting and I am not the one to complain about food overload and taste explosions. I just believe that you have to do a little mindful food-planning before the next Holiday …

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Zucchini Spaghetti with Walnut & Chili Pesto

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I am so not supposed to be spending my time on blogging right now..but I simply can not help it. I am busy reading studies and literature for my BA and my head is filled with studies about fat composition, cholesterol, low carb diets etc. all very exciting stuff, do not get me wrong, but it still does not beat writing …

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Grilled Zucchini Rolls with Creamy Spelt Pearls & Summer Herbs

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When summer arrives, which it officially will tomorrow the 1st of June, a lot of wonderful things follow. Not only can you once again wear sandals, feel the warmth of the sun, bath in the see and eat ice cream every day, but when summer comes barbecue season follows. Since I am not a vegetarian, just a green loving girl, …

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