• 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.

  • 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
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    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…

  • 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.

  • DIPS, DRESSINGS AND MARINADES

    How To: 5-minute Vegan Mayonnaise

    I like this mayonnaise very much because it takes only 5 minutes to make and it’s very good. Usually, we don’t eat mayonnaise, only when I’m making a salad, like mushroom or eggplant salad which is very rare. My mother in law showed me how she makes this mayonnaise. She also makes the traditional mayonnaise very easy, she puts all the ingredients in the blender jar and blends for 5 minutes and it’s done. Ingredients: 50 ml of unsweetened soy milk 100 ml of grapeseed or sunflower oil salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon of lemon juice 1 teaspoon of mustard (optional) If you use 50 ml of soy milk,…