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Here you can find ideas for filling meals, either lunches or dinners, full of healthy ingredients.

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Arugula, Prosciutto, Mozzarella and Dried Figs Salad

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Nothing beats a big bowl of fresh salad in the summer. But I believe salads should be enjoyed all year round. As a main dish or as a side, this arugula, prosciutto, mozzarella and dried figs salad is a perfect choice for any time of the year. The amazing colors and the combination of sweet and salty flavors will convince even the biggest “salad doubters” out there.

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Cauliflower Crust Pizza

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Cauliflower crust pizza is notorious for being a bit more difficult to make. Difficult in the way that it is highly likely that the crust won’t hold together and you won’t be able to hold a pizza slice in your hands. So I’ve been searching for a perfect recipe for quite a while, comparing the ingredients and trying to figure out which one might turn out great. This is it!

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Chanterelle Carrot Cauliflower Soup

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Since it’s the season for delicious Chanterelles, I decided to make a Chanterelle soup. These are usually combined with potatoes, but since I did not want to incorporate these in my soup, I tried to think of a good alternative. I went for cauliflower and I have to say, I’m really satisfied with how the soup turned out.

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Grilled Brussels Sprouts with Chanterelles and Bacon

IMG_7060One thing that I find so great about Autumn are the warm and homely meals that fill our homes with amazing smells and our stomachs with undescribable warmth.  This here is one of those meals.

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Grilled Lamb with Spicy Curried Pears

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Lamb and pears together? And spicy and curried pears for that matter? It might sound a little strange but this combination is amazing. Have it with some green or lamb’s lettuce and you are in for a treat.

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Grilled Rabbit with Roasted Carrots, Zucchini Spinach Puree & Honey Mustard Pears

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A delicious cut of protein packed rabbit, some freshly picked vegetables from the home garden or a local market and a sweet touch of honey and pear create a delicious lunch or dinner. With some creative plating, you will feel like you are dining in the finest of restaurants.

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Grilled Salmon with Mashed Zucchini and Melon Chutney

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Melon is in season and there is no need to simply enjoy it as a morning or afternoon fruit snack. A combination of sweet and spicy flavors of this chutney goes really well with the mild flavor of mashed zucchini and works really well with a simple grilled salmon fillet. Just goes to show that simple and quick recipes are always the best.

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Lamb Burger with Roasted Red Pepper Ketchup

IMG_5636Everyone loves a good burger. Even though beef burgers are just fine, lamb makes a burger a bit more special. Not everyone likes the taste of lamb so feel free to use beef or any other kind of meat in this recipe.

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Mini Spinach and Smoked Salmon Quiche

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Quiche. Don’t you like the sound of that? Quiche! Makes it sound so fancy and French and yummy. And it is all that as well!

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Mughlai Turkey

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Craving something spicy and Asian? This is a perfect recipe for you! The spicy curry paste, creamy coconut milk and sweet sultanas are a perfect combination and I can guarantee you a real party in your mouth! It’s also super easy to make so there is no reason for you not to make it.

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Muscat Pumpkin Soup

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Take advantage of the pumpkin season and keep yourself and your family warm with this Muscat Pumpkin Soup. It’s super easy to make and only has three ingredients and spices.

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Omelette with Chanterelles, Bacon and Cheese

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Omelette is a dish made from beaten eggs, sometimes folded around a filling such as cheese, vegetables, meat or a combination of the above. You can have it for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Here is an autumn version of omelette which includes all of the above mentioned “toppings”.

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Oven-baked Salmon with Capers and Mushrooms

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In this fast moving world it is hard for most of us to fit some time into our busy schedules to prepare a healthy meal. But I think we can all agree that each and every one of us can easily spare 30 minutes a day to at least prepare a delicious, homemade dinner, right? If your answer is yes, this recipe here is just what you need! It only takes about 5 minutes to prep and 20 minutes to bake, so you’ll be serving dinner in less than 30 minutes.

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Oven-baked Sweet Potato Fries

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When you decide to eat healthy, one of the hardest things is to say no to all the delicious “junk” food you had before. One of the being french fries. But these sweet potato oven-baked “fries” are so delicious you will forget about the traditional french fries. I find them to be even tastier than the traditional french fries.

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Prosciutto, Feta Cheese, Dried Figs and Arugula Pizza

IMG_7083This pizza is an amazing combination of sweetness and saltiness. It’s made on the  made spelt flour pizza base that you can find on the blog, and is topped with sauteed onions, cooked ham, feta cheese, dried figs and arugula. You might not believe it but it’s an amazing combination of flavors.

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Quiche Lorraine

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This French classic is a really delicious dish and is great because you can serve it either hot as a main dish for up to 5 or 6 people or as one of the many snacks for a dinner party because it tastes just as amazing cold.

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Quinoa Crust Cottage Cheese and Mushrooms Tart

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I love tarts and pies and quiches. Who doesn’t?

But most recipes for all of the above include (or at least used to include) wheat flour. As I avoid wheat flour completely and try to avoid other gluten flours as well, I am in constant search for alternatives. Doing so, I came across this recipe and decided to give it a try. As you can imagine, it turned out to be delicious, otherwise I wouldn’t have shared it with you.

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Quinoa Crust Pizza

IMG_5276A great idea for a healthy pizza day without all the guilt you might feel after eating a regular pizza. Quinoa crust is a perfect substitute since it tastes almost like the real deal. Even better, if you ask me!

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Rice and Spelt Flour Cottage Cheese Gnocchi

IMG_6166We all know the traditional gnocchi recipes that include potatoes and flour. But I just had to find a recipe that didn’t include neither potatoes neither wheat flour.

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Roasted Carrot, Turkey and Grape Quinoa Salad

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A simple and quick recipe for a protein packed light summer salad full of refreshing seasonal fruits and vegetables. Best part? You can cook and roast what needs to be cooked and roasted in advance and simply throw the salad together in under 15 minutes when you get hungry.

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Spelt Flour Pizza

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Who doesn’t love pizza? And in these modern times, a lot of people are searching for healthier alternatives to the traditional pizza. This Spelt Flour Pizza is the closest to the traditional pizza but a lot healthier which makes for a perfect pizza day option.

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Spelt rabbit “risotto” with green vegetables

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A quick and easy recipe for a dish full of beneficial ingredients that will help you get the figure and health we all want. Spelt, rabbit meat and asparagus are a perfect combination for a risotto alternative.

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Sweet Potato Carrot Ginger Soup

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Hello Autumn! With all your lovely colors and rain and cold. And most importantly, with all the delicious produce that can be found in our gardens. To me, Autumn just calls for a warm bowl of soup. This one here is perfect.

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Sweet Potato & Lamb Moussaka

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I always loved moussaka and I’ve missed it quite a lot since I stopped eating potatoes. And this is how I came with this sweet potato moussaka. I also opted for minced lamb meat since it’s really beneficial to my blood type. This moussaka can of course be made with beef or pork minced meat or a combination of the two. It can also be made using regular potatoes.

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Turkey & Vegetable Curry

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If you’re into spicy food, this recipe here is perfect for you! The combination of spices in this recipe is amazing and is also one of the most common features of a curry. The selection of spices depends on national or regional cultural traditions so there are countless numbers of different recipes. I personally love the combination in this one. Give it a try and hopefully you will too!

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Turkey and Vegetables Stir Fry

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This quick and simple stir fry recipe will bring you back to Thailand in a matter of minutes. Or make you want to go to Thailand if you’ve never been,

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Zucchini, Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup

IMG_6969There is something really comforting about soups. And even more comforting about making the perfect soup. Making this zucchini, broccoli and cauliflower soup was one of these comforting moments. And eating it.. don’t even get me started on that.

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Zoodles Carbonara

IMG_6190Zoodles are a big hit at the moment. Everybody knows about them, everybody wants to try them. We have to admit that they taste nothing like traditional noodles. But how could we expect them to, they are made out of zucchini after all. But they make for a fun and delicious alternative and can be refreshing especially in the summer.

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