I am so ready for fresh spring crops for my salad. It always feels like April is the In Between Season month when it comes to fresh food!Today’s salad is a mix of winter crops like Cabbage and Carrots with Spring Six Salad, Radishes and a late summer crop like Zucchini!They all have one thing…

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The first time I saw these sliced Apple Appetizers was at Clean Food Crush. I bet you can make them in many different ways, but the tuna and apple combination just spoke to me.It is very easy to make, and looks fantastic.Last night we had a Christmas party in our Zilis Team, and I decided…

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Another great winter salad, is the extremely colorful Red Cabbage with Kale, Clementines and Walnuts.I usually get 4-5 different salads out of one head. Sometimes the whole base is Red Cabbage, and sometimes I just use a little.The deep purple color of Red Cabbage is so inviting to eat, especially on these more grey and…

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Winter and soups is definitely a thing! In this house we just love a good creamy soup. And you can make it of just about any vegetable you can think of.Today I craved green peas; I love the sweetness and the vibrant color. On top of that it is a very nutrient little thing! They…

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Pickled beets

Fall is the time for root vegetables, and we usually have an abundance of many different ones like Potatoes, Carrots, Parsnips, Beets, Celery etc. However, it can be hard to store them, and have them last for a long time, without prepping them!I love Beets; They have a great color in a dish as well…

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Pumpkin, Squash, apple, cabbage and root vegetables, are all very colorful, nutridense and cheap foods. Easy to grow yourself, or easy to get locally grown. They also have many different uses. in stews, soups, roasted, raw and some of them pickled.Today we are having an Apple Kale and pickled Beet salad. One of the reasons…

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Kale and pickled onions

Summer is almost over, and Fall is closing in! I don’t know about you, but I’m not really ready for the cooler days just yet.However, I do love the more dense and heavy food that comes with Fall, such as all the different Squash, Kale, Apples, rood veggies, the different cabbages, Cauliflower, Broccoli, and Brussel…

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Pickled red onions

Red onion is something I have come to love over the last few years. I add them raw to salads, chopped in Danish meatballs, or as a last ingredient in our stir fry. Onions are extremely healthy, and very high in antioxidants. They are an excellent sources of vitamin C, sulphuric compounds, flavonoids and phytochemicals.…

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We all know that fish is a great source of Omega 3, which is an essential fatty acid we need for optimal function. You might think that you can get enough Omega 3 through plant based fats, but that’s not the case. In order for our body to recognize the plant based Omegas ALA, we…

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I have been trying to find a good, simple recipe for gluten free simple pancakes, without banana. Apparently that was not as easy as I thought!
This recipe is so easy, and the pancakes are delicious.

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  Pumpkin season is here!! I love all the different varieties of pumpkins and squashes, and all the different amazing dishes we can make from these cheap and yet nutritious crops! Hokkaido pumpkin has a slightly chestnut and nutty flavor, and the very tasty orange-red flesh is very nutrient dense, because it contains less water…

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Another easy and super tasty salad with watermelon. I know it’s getting late in the season for watermelon, but you can still find some really good ones out there. The red color is so inviting and packed with nutrients; High levels of Vitamin A, B6 and C, and a significant amount of antioxidants, lycopene and amino…

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Watermelon Relish

I love watermelon, but. we are only two people in this household, so if I didn’t pre cut the whole thing, the last bit always got thrown away. Then I came across some different Watermelon recipes on pintrest, and thought that was a really great way of using it. That resulted in different Watermelon salads,…

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So easy and So tasteful – Today I mixed a curry spread for my chicken sandwich, boy it was good. And, because I meal prep, I had some chicken breast and bacon ready to use. Sometimes I just crave a good sandwich, so when I have Gluten free bread, this chicken sandwich is one of…

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Even though it’s not winter anymore, we sometimes like a good soup. Double up on this one, and you have for the freezer too! I had a cauliflower that needed to be eaten, and adding the carrots, ginger and curry, it made a nice sweet and spicy soup. Cauliflower is actually a great source of…

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Sometimes it’s seems so hard to figure out new ways to mix a good salad. However this one turned out really amazing. And since I just love beets, I try to incorporate them in different ways! You know beets are really good source of folate and manganese? You also get some great fiber intake when eating…

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And here we actually thought Spring was about to kick in!! But with icy rain, sleet and snow all day today, it’s hard to believe we are half way through April!! However a day like days calls for a SOUP DAY. I just cleared out our Tower Garden for kale, and I have some leftover…

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Another recipe in the series of “Eat your Weeds” is this dandelion salad! Many People hate dandelions – I love them! They are not only pretty, very strong rooted and super persistent! they also have a great nutritional value. Dandelions are a great source of fiber, have a really high content of Vitamin A and…

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In the series of “Eat your Weeds” recipes, this pesto is a fun and super healthy alternative to our regular Basil pesto. It might cause a little pain to collect all the nestle leaves, however the baby ones doesn’t sting as much, and they taste better too! I remember when the kids had cooking classes…

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