RECIPES - LUNCH, SOUPS AND SALADS

Sweet Potato Soup W/ Brussel Sprouts

By Birgitte Christensen | January 15, 2019

During the winter season, we always enjoy different soups, and they can either be super fast or cook all day!

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Hokkaido salad

By Birgitte Christensen | October 13, 2018

  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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salad mix with olives

Fresh green salad

By Birgitte Christensen | April 1, 2018

There is nothing like a nice salad, and the variation is unlimited! We are so fortunate to have 2 Tower Gardens in our basement, providing different lettuces, greens and herbs all winter long, and enjoy it every single day. I don’t always have a plan when I start mixing the salad, but it usually turns…

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Spinach watermelon salad

By Birgitte Christensen | September 7, 2018

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

Watermelon Relish

By Birgitte Christensen | September 4, 2018

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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Chicken curry sandwich

By Birgitte Christensen | July 16, 2018

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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Curry coconut soup

By Birgitte Christensen | May 7, 2018

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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Beet and Mango Salad

By Birgitte Christensen | April 20, 2018

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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Sweet potato soup

By Birgitte Christensen | April 15, 2018

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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Dandelion salad

By Birgitte Christensen | April 10, 2018

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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