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Healthy Pizza With Gluten Free Raw Food Crust

Healthy Raw Food Pizza

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This is one of my favorite lunches. I love keeping it simple and besides from having to wait for the crust to dehydrate this is as simple as it gets. I usually make lots of crusts and keep them in the freezer. That way I always have a pizza ready when I’m hungry. It’s both delicious and filling at the same time. Serve it with a green smoothie to get a nutritional, satisfying and healthy meal. My favorite smoothie ingredients are baby spinach, frozen banana, frozen peas and mango.

If you wish to have other toppings just go ahead and create any pizza you’d like. These topping are just a suggestion. You could also use the crust as a cracker with nut butter and vegetables or dried figs.

Recipe

Crust
1 cup almond flour
0,5 cups sunflower seeds
3/4 cups sun dried tomatoes
0,5 tea spoons salt

Sauce
Pesto
Extra virgine olive oil

Toppings
Avocado
Cherry tomatoes 

Arugula
Mozzarella

Directions

  1. Put the sunflower seeds and sun dried tomatoes in a blender and blend until you get a nice, orange dough. It doesn’t have to be perfectly smooth. It’s nice to have some small bits of the seeds and tomatoes left in the dough. It gives the crus a more chewy texture.
  2. Add almond flour and salt.
  3. Use a rolling pin or your hand to make a thin pizza crust. I usually just make one large crust, but it’s also fun to shape it into circles, triangles, hearts or pizza slices, especially if you’re having guests for dinner. Make a square out of the dough and then cut into a your favorite shape with a knife so you get clean edges.
  4. Place your raw pizza crusts on parchment paper or teflex sheets inside your dehydrator. Dehydrate approximately 10 hours until completely dry. Halfway through dehydrating your raw pizza crusts you should remove the parchment/teflex  and flip the pie crusts over so that the air can circulate better.
  5. Once your raw pizza crusts are done store them in a big ziploc bag and place in the freezer. That way you have raw pizza crusts ready to be thawed and used whenever.
  6. Slice the avocado thinly and spread it over the surface of the crust.
  7. Add cherry tomatoes, thin slices of mozzarella, and arugula.
  8. Mix the pesto with some olive oil and pour it over the pizza.

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How To Soothe Your Headache Naturally With Meadowsweet

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Meadowsweet
This herb is beneficial for headaches, achy, feverish colds, and general pain relief. As it also acts as an anti-inflammatory agent, it can both reduce pain and inflammation in cases of arthritis and rheumatism. Meadowsweet was the key headache-busting ingredient from which aspirin was synthesized. Bayer Pharmaceuticals used dried meadowsweet leaves for its original methyl salicylic acid formulation.

Meadowsweet tea
Drinking meadowsweet tea is a great way to receive the medicinal properties of the herb. Drink one to two cups a day when needed. Meadowsweet tea is often recommended when dealing with colds and the flu. It helps reduce the fever, as well as with headaches and coughs.

It’s easy to make a cup of meadowsweet tea. Just add one teaspoon of dried meadowsweet herbs to a cup of boiling water and let it steep for about 10 minutes. Once the steeping time is done, strain to remove the herbs. You can add lemon and/or honey, based on your taste.

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The leaf of meadowsweet

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Meadowsweet flower

How to dry meadowsweet:

Alternative 1 – hang them upside down :

  1. Bundle the leaves and hang them upside down in a dark dry place.
  2. Strip the leaves off the stem and store away from sunlight.
  3. Store in an airtight container until ready to use.

Alternative 2 – dehydrator:

  1. Lay each leaf out in the dehydrator.
  2. Set your dehydrator to 115 degrees and dehydrate for 8 to 10 hours or until the leaves are completely dry. Remember to turn the leaves periodically so that mold doesn’t begin to grow due to trapped moisture.
  3. Tear the leaves off the stems once dry.
  4. Store in an airtight container until ready to use.

Identification:
Oppositely paired oval, finely pleated leaflets with tiny pairs of leaves between & trifoliate end leaflets on a red stem.

Edibile Parts
Leaves, roots, buds, flowers and seeds.

Season
May – September

Side effects of Meadowsweet tea
All parts contain coumarin which is toxic if consumed in high dosage or on a regular basis. Normal moderate consumption does not pose a risk to health.
If you know that aspirin is not good for your health, be careful when drinking meadowsweet tea as meadowsweet is one of the ingredients of aspirin, it might affect you to some extent. Meadowsweet tea might not be good for you if you’ve got internal bleeding problems. The herb might cancel the effects of prescribed blood thinners, therefore causing more harm than helping you. Also, don’t drink meadowsweet tea if you’re pregnant, as it might cause miscarriages.

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How to Make Your Own Super Healthy Nettle Powder!

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Store in an airtight container until ready to use.

Nettle has been used for centuries to treat a wide variety of health conditions. Nettle is amazingly rich in protein, vitamins, and minerals, especially the critical trace minerals: anti-cancer selenium, immune-enhancing sulphur, memory-enhancing zinc, diabetes-chasing chromium, and bone-building boron.

Benefits of stinging nettle
Regular use of stinging nettle not only increases energy, it brings a shine and swing to the hair, strengthens fingernails, clears and firms skin, restores elasticity to blood vessels, lowers blood pressure and cholesterol, counters incontinence, improves digestion, reduces cancer risk, and strengthens the lungs.

How to dry nettles:

Alternative 1 – hang them upside down :

  1. Wear gloves and wash the leaves.
  2. Bundle them and hang them upside down in a dark dry place.
  3. Strip the leaves off the stem and store away from sunlight.
  4. Crumble the dried leaves in a blender and store in an airtight container until ready to use.

Alternative 2 – dehydrator:

  1. Wear gloves and wash the leaves.
  2. Lay each leaf out in the dehydrator tray so it isn’t touching the others.
  3. Set your dehydrator to 115 degrees and dehydrate for 8 to 10 hours or until the leaves are completely dry. Remember to turn the leaves periodically so that mold doesn’t begin to grow due to trapped moisture.
  4. Tear the leaves off the stems once dry. The drying process neutralizes the sting, so it’s safe to handle stinging nettles without gloves once dried.
  5. Crumble the dried leaves in a blender and store in an airtight container until ready to use.

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Dried nettles in my dehydrator.

Healthy nettle soup
Put the dried nettles in blender and puree for a few minutes until you get a smooth powder.

Examples of how to use nettle powder:

DIY Hair Growth Serum Recipe from Wellness Mama

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DIY Hair Detangling Spray from Wellness Mama

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Nettle And Lemon Cake With Lemon Icing And Blackberries from Veggiedesserts

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How To Use Nettles For Seasonal Allergies

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Wonderful Health Boosting Nettle Soup

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Nettle soup
I made nettle soup for the first time yesterday and it was delicious. It’s really easy to make once you have the ingredients. Just boil and let it simmer for a few minutes. Blend and serve. A wonderful, healthy, satisfying green soup that will make your body so happy. Nettle is highly nutritious and you can find it almost everywhere. If you have a pair of gloves I recommend that you go out and pick some for you dinner today. Right now is the perfect time for harvesting the nettle while the leaves are young and tender. You can blanche them and put them in your freezer or dry them so you can enjoy them all year around.

I was so inspired yesterday after reading recipes with nettle that I picked a whole bag with leaves and both blanched and dried for making different recipes. Today I think I’ll try making nettle tea and then I want to try making nettle oil. It’s been used for many years for healthy hair and regrowth of hair. I’m curious. I have to try it. I’ll let you know later if it worked.

Nettle is highly nutritious
The plant has been part of herbal medicine for centuries. Practitioners of herbal medicine have recommended stinging nettle as a treatment for the pain of arthritis and gout, allergies and urinary problems or as a topical treatment for eczema, insect bites and painful muscles, to detoxify the body, improve metabolic efficiency, boost immune health, increase circulation, improve energy levels, manage menstruation, minimize menopausal symptoms, heal skin conditions, protect kidney and gallbladder health, lower inflammation, increase muscle mass, regulate hormonal activity, prevent diabetes and lower blood pressure.

Nettle’s iron content makes it a wonderful blood builder, and the presence of vitamin C aids in the iron absorption. It’s an excellent herb for anemia and fatigue, especially in women. Stinging nettle is beneficial during pregnancy due to its rich mineral value and vitamin K, which guards against excessive bleeding.  It’s also a good supplement to strengthen the fetus.

How to pick nettles without getting stung
Using a glove and knife, gather the young, tender plants in April or May when they’re about six inches tall. As soon as the plant flowers, the leaves become bitter. Therefore pick nettles when they’re young and harvest just the top four inches of the plant. Make sure you don’t pick them in an area that has been exposed to pesticides, herbicides, or pollution. It’s also important to avoid areas that may have been treated with nitrogen fertilizers, as nettles grown in such areas may have accumulated excessive amounts of harmful nitrates.

Pick in quantity when you find them and then either steam and freeze them or dry them. You can put them in soups, stews, and other dishes. Once you’ve cooked or dried them the stingers are deactivated and the plant becomes edible.

How to to prepare nettles for freezer:

  1. Fill a colander with the amount of nettle you think you will use for a typical dish.
  2. Wash the nettles.
  3. Boil a pot of water that is large enough to submerge the nettles.
  4. Steam or boil nettles until just cooked.
  5. Remove them nettles from the water with a spoon and submerge in a bowl of cold water to stop the cooking process.
  6. Let drain a minute and then place in a freezer bag.
  7. Start your next batch in the boiling water and repeat.
  8. Do not throw away the water you cooked the nettles in.  It makes delicious tea or vegetarian stock. Freeze it in cubes and use within a year.

Nettle Soup Recipe, 2 servings

5 cups fresh stinging nettle
1 onion, peeled and chopped (3/4 cup)
1/2 cup cream
1,5 cups water
1,5 tablespoons dried vegetable broth
0,5 teaspoon sambal oelek
2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese…and some extra for topping.

Directions

  1. Wash the fresh nettles thoroughly and discard the tougher stalks.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  3. Drop in the stinging nettles, and cook 1 to 2 minutes until they soften.
  4. Drain in a colander.
  5. In a large pot, heat oil over medium-low heat and stir in the onion. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onions are soft, about 3 minutes.
  6. Add the water, cream, sambal oelek, vegetable broth, parmesan cheese and nettles and simmer until they’re tender, about 10 minutes.
  7. Puree the soup with an immersion blender and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  8. Serve in warmed bowls, topping each portion with a generous sprinkling of parmesan cheese.

 

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What Really is The Best Organic Sunscreen?

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Using sunscreen when your out in the sun is a great way to protect yourself agains cancer, but it can be difficult to find an organic sunscreen that works, smells good and protects you from the harmful UV rays. I’ve tried many different brands and these two sunscreens are my favorite. I’ve been using them for several years now and I’ve never been burnt (It might also have something to do with the fact that I’m living in Sweden where its cold and dark most of the year). =)

Eco Cosmetics is a range of natural skincare and sunscreen products that efficiently protects your skin from the UV thanks to mineral and vegetal sunscreens. Creams, oils and gels provide protects from UVA / UVB / UVC rays. The products also prevent the skin to dry out thanks to extracts of sea buckthorn, olive, pomegranate and goji berries.

Eco cosmetics facial cream has a very light texture, not sticky like other sunscreens. The tint is almost invisible. It melts into your own skintone and doesn’t actually colour your skin, it just gives it a nice glow. It’s also perfect to wear under make-up because it absorbs quickly. This small bottle lasts a long time.

The advantages of Eco cosmetics facial cream are:

  • Moisturizing
  • organically grown
  • Instant effect after application
  • Zinc oxide free
  • Aluminium salts-free
  • No petroleum, paraffin and silicone derivatives | No PEG & paraben | GMO free
  • 100,00% of the total ingredients are from Natural Origin
  • 99,7% of plant ingredients are from Organic Farming
  • 15,65% of the total ingredients are from Organic Farming

Being it the sun is good and healthy for you
Sunshine boosts levels of serotonin – the body’s natural happy hormone. That’s why we tend to feel happier and more energetic when the sun shines. We also need the sun to get vitamin D that is essential for absorbing calcium, keeping our bones healthy, and for protecting against diseases such as osteoporosis and many common cancers. Spend time in the sun between five and 15 minutes a day a few times a week without sun protection to boost your vitamin D levels (before 10:00 in the morning or after 4:00 in the afternoon, when the sun’s rays are strongest).

How to be safe in the sun:

  • Put on sunscreen 15 to 20 minutes before going out in the sun.
  • Reapply sunscreen at least every 2 hours just to be safe. Do this more often if you’ve been swimming or sweating a lot even if the sunscreen is waterproof. You can get sunburned more quickly when you’re swimming or boating because the reflection from the water intensifies the sun’s rays.
  • Be sure to put sunscreen all over your body, like the tops of your ears, the back of your neck, your face, and the tops of your feet.
  • Wear clothing that you can’t see your hand through. You may still get burned through more sheer fabrics. Wear a baseball cap or a wide-brimmed hat.
  • Always wear sunglasses in the sun and make sure they have a label saying that they block UV rays.
  • Stay out of the sun between 10:00 in the morning and 4:00 in the afternoon when the sun’s rays are strongest.

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This is the sunscreen I use for my kids when were on vacation in the summer. It’s not perfect, (a bit sticky), but it’s the best of all the organic physical sunscreens I have tried. I choose to use physical sunscreens that stays on the skin and reflects the light instead of chemical sunscreens that are absorbed by the skin and the body. Natural, physical sunscreens are always the better choice. You don’t get any of the chemicals absorbed by your body (even if this is an organic sunscreen there is still stuff in there that you wouldn’t want to have in your body). I read somewhere “if you can’t eat it, you probably shouldn’t put it on your skin” and I believe thats true, but sometimes you need a little protection against the sun. Buy the best product you can find and use it only when you are going to be out in the sun for a long time.

The advantages of Eco cosmetics sun lotion are:

  • Instant effect after application
  • Zinc oxide free
  • Aluminium salts-free
  • Olive oil protects and care for the skin
  • Also suitable for children’s skin
  • Does not represent danger for aquatic organisms.
  • No petroleum, paraffin and silicone derivatives
  • No PEG & paraben
  • GMO free
  • Organically grown
  • 100 % of the total ingredients are from Natural Origin
  • 98,1 % of vegetable ingredients are from Organic Farming
  • 28,08 % of the total ingredients are from Organic Farming

Buy Eco Cosmetics Sun Lotion here >>

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I’m turning my cell phone off for a month…what happened next?

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Today I’ve been without my cell phone for two weeks and I haven’t missed it nearly as much as I thought I would. I’ve opened it twice to get contacts, but otherwise it’s been surprisingly easy to do without my cell phone. I don’t believe I would ever start using it again if it wasn’t for my family. They’re not as positive about this experiment as I am. They’re used to being able to reach me all the time and Mats worries when he doesn’t know where I am. My oldest daughter thinks this is jus a silly experiment and she doesn’t understand why anyone would ever choose not to be available all the time. I think thats one of the thing that Im most happy with with this experiment…showing her that it’s possible to survive without a cell phone. I think it’s important to show our kids that we don’t have to be available all the time, we don’t have to carry our phone with us everywhere we go and that it is ok to have some alone time now and and then.

I think I used to look at Facebook, Instagram and other apps on my phone at least 30 minutes every day. Thats 3,5 hours a week, 14 hours a month and 168!! hours a year. That’s just sad….thats a week of my life that I’ve spent looking at other peoples pictures of their lunches, breakfasts, dogs and cats instead of spending quality time with my family (or myself).

The past weeks without my phone have been really quiet (in a good way) and to be honest, just wonderful. I feel really relaxed. I realize that having a cell phone is practical sometimes and I’m going to use it again, but this time I won’t take it with me wherever I go, I will turn it off when the kids are home from school and I’m going to remove all social apps that makes me want to go and check for messages.

The secret to happiness is turning off your mobile phone
Professor Paul Dolan, of the London School of Economics believes that the popularity of smart phones has seen people constantly having their attention drawn away from their nearest and dearest and to the devices instead. He warned that unless people changed their behaviour, they could suffer mental illness as a result. He said: ‘When you switch tasks it requires attention. Paying attention to what you’re doing and who you are with and turning your phone off and enjoying being with your friends is much better for you than constantly checking your phone and checking emails’

The secret to happiness is turning off your mobile phone and concentrating on your friends and family rather than text messages and emails.

Be the change you want to see in the world.
Amazing inspirational video. Click on the picture….

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Addicted to using your cell phone?
Dr. David Greenfield, founder of the Center for Internet and Technology Addiction, says that when cell phone users compulsively check their devices it’s in an effort to stimulate the brain’s pleasure centers and in this way, cell phone use can be compared to gambling or gaming addictions. There is a pay off that compels us to check our phones, according to Greenfield.

“It’s very neurologically addicting,” he said. “When you get a hit — finding something or hearing from someone, you get an elevation of dopamine, and it compels us to keep checking.”

Tonight, put your cell phone in a drawer for just half an hour as you have dinner
See how it feels to concentrate on the world around you, instead of the virtual world in your pocket.


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I’m turning my cell phone off for a month!

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The invisible stress
We have noticed that our oldest daughter has begun to be more and more addicted to using her cell phone. She cannot go anywhere without it and her friends seems to talk more to each other on the phone than to each other face to face (even when they are sitting next to one another). I can only imagine the stress it causes them to be available every hour of every day. All the time. It’s a stress that kind of sneaks up on you as you get more and more apps and useful things on your phone and I don’t think we realize how much it really affects us.

I must admit that I’ve gotten so used to having my cell phone with me that I’m no better than my daughter. I’m using it for almost everything…making notes, sending e-mails, texts, listen to music, using the navigator, playing Ruzzle, taking pictures, using Facebook and Instagram….the list goes on. I deleted my Facebook icon from my cell phone a couple of weeks ago just to see what it would feel like and I haven’t missed it for one minute. It’s wonderful not to look at the phone every time I see it. I don’t even think about it now that I don’t have Facebook on it anymore. Before I was looking at Facebook several times every day. I must have spent at least half an hour every day looking at other peoples pictures of their breakfasts, children, dogs, cats and other stuff that’s really just a waste of time. 30 minutes a day is 3 and a half hour a week and 14!! hours a month that I could have spent with my daughters, talking to a friend, reading a book….anything would have been better than just browsing threw random dinner pictures.

The other day at breakfast we had a discussion about this at I got an idea…I’d like to how much stress it causes me to be online all the time. I’m going to turn off my phone for a month and see how it feels. What am I going to miss? Am I going to notice any difference? I’m guessing I will feel much more calm, but I don’t know. I’m just going to make a copy of all of my contacts, send them a text saying they can reach me on my email or on my home number and then I’ll turn it off tonight.

 

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Popeye’s Green Smoothie

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With only five ingredients this recipe is a perfect option for busy mornings or a post-workout snack. Made with fresh spinach leaves, apple, pear, baby spinach and fresh pineapple. It’s both refreshing and filling.

The creamy, blended avocado gives this green smoothie plenty of filling essential fatty acids and it will keep you energized for hours. The spinach helps to purify our blood, thanks to its high level of chlorophyll and is also a great source of antioxidants, copper, zinc, selenium and more.

Adding tropical fruits to a green smoothie is usually one of the best ways to get children to drink some too, since the tastes of things like pineapple cancel out any bitterness from the greens.

Probably the most perfect way to drink your veggies and in a wonderfully tropical drink.

Extras?

  • Cinnamon and ginger give your smoothie a warm flavor.
  • Frozen bananas are a natural sweetener – the more frozen banana you add the sweeter and more satisfying your smoothie will be. 
  • Spinach and swiss chard are the most mild tasting greens. Baby kale is more mild than mature kale.

Recipe
1 apple
1 pear
1 cup baby spinach
1/2 cup fresh pinapple
1/2 avocado

Directions

  1. Process the apple and pear through a juicer. (No juicer? No problem. Learn how to juice without a juicer on the bottom of this page.)
  2. Place all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour in a glass and serve.

How to Juice Without a Juicer
It’s really quite simple. All you need is a blender, a bowl and a fine mesh strainer.

Directions

  1. Clean your organic fruits and vegetables thourougly.
  2. Blend well in a blender (about 1 or 2 mins).
  3. Once everything is blended, pour your the mixture into the mesh strainer (which is set over a bowl) or through a nut milk bag and use a rubber spatula to press the pulp down and squeeze all of the juice out.
  4. Enjoy your beautiful juice immediately – do not store the juice for later if you want to get the most nutrition from the juice. This blending method produces some heat and oxidizes your juice more than cold-press juicers.

SMOOTHIE TIPS!
Make your smoothie a little more satisfying. Pour the smoothie in a bowl and add your favorite toppings like nuts, seeds, berries, granola, coconut shavings.

 

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Healthy Gluten Free Bread

Healthy Gluten Free Bread
My favorite afternoon snack…a slice of homemade bread with butter and a cup of tea.

Healthy Gluten Free Bread
I enjoy eating bread and this bread is one of the best ones I’ve made so far. It’s filled with delicious, crisp hazelnuts and soft, sweet figs. I love it! There’s no comparing to any other gluten free breads I’ve ever made. It’s so soft and moist and the flavor reminds me a bit about christmas. I’ve made it many times and I’m so happy I found it at Ann-Catrin Mattssons blog Scandinavian Wellness. She’s also a food blogger with the most beautiful blog. Have a look at her blog here >>. It’s filled with the most amazing recipes and inspiring pictures.

Recipe, 1 bread
3 ounces of crushed flaxseed
3 ounces sesame seeds
2 tablespoons physlium husk
10 ounces of boiling water
7 ounces Sorghum flour
7 ounces Brown Rice Flour
25 grams of yeast / dry yeast
1/4 cup cornstarch or corn flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon bread spices
7 ounces sour milk (or oat cream)
3 ounces of real maple syrup or honey
3 ounces of roasted hazelnuts
3 ounces of pumpkin seeds
3 ounces shredded figs and dates

Directions

  1. Mix psyllium husk, flaxseeds and sesame seeds in a bowl and pour over the boiling water.
  2. Mix well and allow the mixture to swell for 15 minutes.
  3. Mix the flour, baking soda and salt in another bowl. In case you use dry yeast you should insert it now and mix thoroughly into the flour.
  4. Add the buttermilk ( If you use conventional yeast crumble it down now).
  5. Use a dough mixer or whisk with electric mixer until all of the yeast  is carefully distributed in the dough.
  6. Add the maple syrup and finally the nuts and figs / dates. The dough should be sticky but not runny. Are the dough to dry add more sour milk.
  7. Pour the batter into a greased loaf pan.
  8. Let the dough rise covered with a towel for 80 minutes.
  9. Preheat the oven to 400 F (200 C). Bake in the lower part for about 50-60 minutes.
  10. Let the bread cool completely before cutting into it.

 

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Healthy Vegan Thai Coconut Soup

Healthy Vegan Thai Coconut Soup
Healthy Vegan Thai Coconut Soup

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Hi everyone. It’s time for some soup. I made this soup for the first time a couple of weeks ago when there was still lots of snow outside and the air was cold. As I’m writing this post spring has arrived and the birds are chirping away outside my window, but I must admit that I love eating soups all through the summer as well. It’s perfect for any lunch or dinner when you just want something light and comforting.

So today I have some of my favorite ingredients combined all in one delicious, creamy soup: red lentils, red curry, lime leaves, coconut milk, tomatoes and some chili. Wonderful! It’s really easy to make. All you have to do is toss the ingredients in a pan and let it simmer on the stove for fifteen minutes. Then you’ll have a delicious, warming soup with lots of flavors and your house will smell wonderful.

I love tender and smooth red lentils which cook much quickly than other lentils. They don’t need to be soaked before cooking and an entire cup of cooked lentils contains just 200 calories. The coconut milk in this recipe adds a sweet, unique flavor to the soup but is still subtle enough that the whole family will like it.

This soup makes a great freezer friendly meal that tastes just as good a month later.

Recipe, serves 2
3/4 cup Red lentils (rinsed)
1/2 cup Finely chopped onion
1,5 cup Water
1 cup Coconut cream/milk
1 cup Chopped fresh tomatoes
2 Lime leaves
1 tea spoon Red curry powder
1,5 tea spoon salt
A pinch of chili powder

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until translucent and cooked through.
  3. Stir in the rest of the ingredients.
  4. Bring the mixture to a boil and then reduce the heat to a simmer and cook uncovered (stirring occasionally) until lentils are tender, about 15 minutes.
  5. Remove the lime leaves.
  6. Use a stick blender and blend the soup for a smooth texture. I like my soup when its medium well mixed so I use the stick blender for just a few seconds and then I’ll have the perfect creaminess.
  7. Taste and adjust with more salt if desired.

Enjoy!

Amazing gluten free bread
I love soups, especially if I have a nice piece of bread to go with it. Try this gluten free bread that I found on Scandinavian Wellness. It’s one of the best gluten free breads I have ever tasted. So moist and full of sweet flavors from figs and crunchy hazelnuts. I’m going to post it soon so keep a look out for my next post. Or sign up to my newsletter and you will get it straight to your inbox. Fill in your email in the newsletter box on the right side of my blog. It’s free and you’ll get all of my best recipes.

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