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Warm quinoa and black bean salad

When I arrived home late to an empty house after my work travels today, I was in desperate need of some quick and healthy comfort food, my stomach was not happy after 24 hours of ‘airport food’. I had some beans, quinoa and a few veg… This is what I did for one large portion: … Continue reading

Quinoa salad with mango

A wonderfully tasty quinoa salad by Tasty Yummies!! Highly recommended with your choice of meats, to accompany a BBQ or simply enjoy on its own! I will definitely make again! Serves 4-6 people (I doubled the recipe and it fed 10 people with some leftovers) Salad 2 cups cooked quinoa 1 mango, diced 1 cup … Continue reading

Roast vegetable pizza

Another pizza variation. Nutritional yeast flakes are here used as a cheese substitute – oh so yummy!! I cooked this one in a pie dish for simplicity and it worked a treat! Base 1 cup garbanzo bean flour 1 1/2 cups cold water Salt Pepper Mix ingredients together. Let sit in the fridge until the … Continue reading

Tasty tomato soup

Simple is the key word for this soup! So quick, so simple and yet very tasty! Soup 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 tsp minced garlic 1/2 tsp minced ginger 1/4 tsp minced chilli 2 tbsp chopped sun dried tomatoes 2 tbsp tomato purée 500 g can organic chopped tomatoes 6 dl vegetable stock (sugar- … Continue reading

Falafel inspired pizza

Today I was tempted by the recipe by Carol guest writer on Simply sugar and gluten free! It tasted heavenly. I did have to change a few things as I didn’t have all the ingredients. Here is my attempt: Crust 1 cup garbanzo bean flour 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp fine sea salt ½ … Continue reading

Black bean and quinoa stew

This stew was inspired by the Chipotle Black Bean and Quinoa Crock-Pot Stew from Tasty Yummies, I did not have dried black beans, red onion, chipotle peppers or a crock-pot…so I made a few changes. 1 can black beans 1 small yellow onion, diced 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa 1 can organic chopped tomatoes 1 tsp … Continue reading

Spicy chickpea burgers

I’m giving spicy bean burgers another go. The last ones I made were ok, but not WOW, I need them to be WOW!! For ingredients in norwegian, see below the picture Spicy chickpea burgers Two cans of chickpeas One large carrot One large spring onion 2 tbsp garbanzo bean flour 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 … Continue reading

Vegetable wok

A simple wok for one was today’s dinner choice! 1/4 Cabbage (the light fresh ones in season) 1 carrot 1-2 spring onions 1/4 tsp minced chilli 1/4 tsp minced garlic 1/4 tsp minced ginger 1 tsp ketjap manis (sweet soy sauce) 2 tsp Soy sauce Cut the cabbage in strips, peel carrot and cut into … Continue reading

Spicy bean burgers

My university housemate Arainu and I had an expression “to be bean burgerd” for when we had eaten too much. This came from over eating some delicious bean burgers. These burgers are not available in Norway, so I’m still experimenting to find the right ingredients to make my very own bean burgers. Todays trial turned … Continue reading

Bean burgers with carrot & parsnip “pasta”

I’ve had a few days in Italy, feasting on dairy-, gluten- and sugar-rich diet, accompanied by lovely Italian wine and strong coffee… Needless to say, my system had a complete breakdown and today I’ve started a detox! My diet and therefore the food presented here in the next few weeks will be meat-, gluten-, dairy-, … Continue reading