• DIPS, DRESSINGS AND MARINADES

    Black Garlic Hummus

    If you want to try a different kind of hummus, try this¬†Black Garlic Hummus on toast or with veggie sticks. You will be surprised. I love Hummus very much, I love it on toast, on a wrap, with some veggies or breadsticks. It’s my favorite spread and because of that, I make it very often. Today I tried something different, we have some black garlic and I wanted to see how it would turn out, and it is really good. ūüôā Health benefits¬†of black garlic: helps lower the cholesterol decrease the risk of cancer offers protection against infections high in antioxidants This recipe is almost exactly like¬†this one, the only…

  • Homemade Herbs de Provence
    HOMEMADE SPICES AND CONDIMENTS

    Homemade Herbs de Provence

    If you don’t have homemade mixed spices, I encourage you to try to make this Homemade Herbs de Provence. It’s cheaper and healthier because you control the salt intake. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of dried rosemary 2 tablespoons of dried thyme 2 tablespoons of dried oregano 2 tablespoons of dried basil 2 tablespoons of dried marjoram 2 tablespoons of dried parsley 1 teaspoon of black pepper 1/2 a teaspoon of dried chili Mix everything together and you have your own seasoning¬†Herbs de Provence.¬†It’s really good on meat and fries. You can keep it fresh for months in an airtight container. Print Yum Homemade Herbs de Provence Prep Time: 5 minutesTotal Time:…

  • Chicken Stew with Steamed Greens
    MAIN COURSE

    Chicken Stew with Steamed Greens

    This¬†Chicken Stew with Steamed Greens recipe is super easy to make and it’s a great dish for weeknight meals. Ingredients: 4-5 chicken thighs 5 cloves of garlic, whole 1 onion, sliced 100 ml of white wine 1 carrot, sliced 5 tablespoons of tomato sauce 150 ml of stock or water parsley leaves rosemary salt and pepper olive oil Heat one tablespoon of olive oil in a pan. Add the chicken thighs, season them with salt, pepper, rosemary and fry them on all sides. I used oregano instead of rosemary¬†because my husband hates the tiny pieces of rosemary, but I think it works best, so use that. When your chicken is…

  • Delicious Baked Asparagus
    SIDE DISHES

    Delicious Baked Asparagus

    If you are a fan of asparagus, you will love this Delicious Baked Asparagus. Easy, delicious and super quick. Ingredients: 350 g of fresh asparagus salt and pepper 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1 tablespoon of parmesan cheese Break the ends of the asparagus, wash and let the asparagus dry a little bit in a colander. Here you can see what I do with the asparagus ends. You will not throw those asparagus ends again. Arrange them on a baking tray, drizzle the olive oil, salt and pepper and freshly grated parmesan. Bake the asparagus in the preheated oven at 200*C for 20 minutes, or until golden. Be careful not to burn…

  • Homemade Bouillon
    HOMEMADE SPICES AND CONDIMENTS

    Homemade Bouillon

    This Homemade Bouillon is great if you don’t want to use bouillon cubes, or store-bought seasonings, that are filled with salt. Ingredients: 2 carrots 1 parsnip 1 stalk of celery a little bit of celery root 1 leek 1/2 a bell pepper celery and parsley leaves one tomato 2 cloves of garlic 2 tablespoons of salt Chop every vegetable and blend them until you have a fine paste. You end up with a moist paste you can use in many meals. But be careful, season your meal after you taste it so that you don’t ruin it because this paste has salt. Keep the bouillon in the fridge for the next…

  • MAIN COURSE

    Pesto Pasta

    This Pesto Pasta is ready in just a few minutes. It’s super easy to make and delicious. You will totally love it. It has just a few ingredients, but the right ones. Ingredients: 150 g of Spaghetti 250 g of pesto fresh basil pepper parmesan sliced almonds Cook the pasta according to the package instructions, in a lot of salted water. Cut 2-3 fresh basil leaves very thin. Reserve 1/4 a cup of the pasta water. Drain the cooked pasta, add the pesto over, the water, the basil, and some freshly cracked pepper and stir everything together. Grate some parmesan cheese on top and sprinkle a few almonds and it’s done.…

  • HEALTHY SNACKS

    Chickpea Snack

    This Chickpea Snack is one of my favorites snacks at the moment. It’s healthy and super delicious. The perfect snack to watch a movie. Ingredients: 150 g of cooked chickpeas salt and pepper to taste 1/2 a teaspoon of garlic powder chili flakes to taste Pour the cooked chickpeas in a big pan, and cook them on medium heat. Stir with a wooden spoon from time to time until the chickpeas turn golden. In the end, add the salt, pepper, chili flakes and garlic powder. If you add the seasonings at the beginning, they will burn. They’re amazing as a snack. And very easy to make. You can make this…

  • 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:…

  • VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN

    Tagliatelle with Asparagus and Mushroom

    We love pasta very much and we eat it quite often in a lot of ways. Mushroom and asparagus go so well together and the final result is a delicious meal. And also this dish is very easy to make, it takes you only 20 minutes so it’s great for weeknights when you don’t have so much time to cook. Ingredients: 5 nests of tagliatelle 1/2 a bunch of asparagus 200 g of mushrooms a teaspoon of butter a teaspoon of olive oil salt, pepper, thyme 100 ml of white wine 50 of water or stock 2-3 cloves of garlic parmesan cheese 1 small onion Break the ends of the…