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  • Fluffy Hummus
    DIPS, DRESSINGS AND MARINADES

    How to Make Fluffy Hummus

    Did you ever made hummus at home, and you simply couldn’t make it so fluffy as the one from the store? I know, I understand you, I’ve been there way too many times. I would make hummus at home, it was delicious but my husband didn’t really like it because it was not as fluffy and airy like the one from the supermarket. Today, I decided to make again, to see what I’m doing wrong, or what I didn’t add to my hummus, and to stop buying it, since I can easily make it at home. Ingredients: 150 g of cooked and peeled chickpeas 2 tablespoons of grapeseed oil salt…

  • Peas and Dumplings Soup
    SOUPS

    Peas and Dumplings Soup

    Nothing beats the cold weather like a big bowl of Peas and Dumplings Soup, and it’s so much better if you eat it in comfy clothes in bed 🙂 Ingredients: 1 onion, finely chopped 2 carrots, sliced celery, sliced salt and pepper 1 tablespoon of olive oil 100 g of peas (I used frozen) parsley leaves 1 egg 4 tablespoons of semolina 2 L of vegetable stock Heat the oil in a soup pot. Add the onion, carrots and celery and sweat for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add the stock and bring the soup to a boil. Meanwhile, make some dumplings for the soup with 1 egg,…

  • DIPS, DRESSINGS AND MARINADES

    Pesto Salad (to Spread on Bread)

    I found this Pesto Salad recipe on the internet and it looked so yummy that I really wanted to try it. It’s very simple and easy to make. Ingredients: 3 small potatoes 1 can of tuna (drained) 1 tablespoon of pesto 2 tablespoon of mayonnaise salt and pepper chives and parsley leaves Cook the potatoes with the skin on until they’re cooked through. Peel and mash them with a fork. Put the potatoes in a big bowl, add the pesto, mayonnaise, salt and pepper, drained tuna, chives and parsley and mix together. You can find the recipe here. Print Yum Pesto Salad (to Spread on Bread) Prep Time: 5 minutesCook Time:…

  • Homemade Dried Vegetables for Soup (No Additives)
    HOMEMADE SPICES AND CONDIMENTS

    Homemade Dried Vegetables for Soup (No Additives)

    These Homemade Dried Vegetables are a great addition to your meals. It adds flavor but without the additives or chemicals. I think that what you do at home it’s best for you, it has lesser ingredients and it’s more healthy. I don’t use soup mixes of any kind, I make this myself, and you can keep it months in an airtight container, in a dry place. You can make this in the oven, but it takes a while. You have to dry this for 3-4 hours and I think it’s a lot because the oven consumes a lot of energy. I don’t think it’s economic to dry this 3 hours and…