Warming Halloween soup

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There is lots of excitement in my house this time of year. Halloween costumes are planned and decorations are everywhere, storage bags overflowing with remnants from years gone by but still in good working order. As usual I’m mostly loving the food. With its warming flavours and golden colours of squash and pumpkin, sweet potatoes and carrots this is a holiday that is right up my street. And there is nothing better than a good soup – we’ll be having one everyday this weekend although the kids want it as a starter rather than the main event. Continue reading “Warming Halloween soup”

The Art of Preparation

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As we all know, in order for any new regime to take hold we need to make it easy to follow. It’s no good having delicious ingredients if they are not readily prepared when you get the munchies. As boring as it may sound, advanced preparation is key to healthy eating – it is also the best way of ensuring you have the right stuff to make nutritious lunch boxes in seconds and quick snacks when you get the urge. Here are some simple tips to keep you on the straight and narrow: Continue reading “The Art of Preparation”

Red Lentil and Sweet Potato Frikadeller

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As we’re heading into Christmas it can be really tempting to dive head first into traditional christmas foods. Us Swedes will have particularly fond memories of Christmas Eve meatballs as it is something of an institution at home and I must admit I am no exception. But these days I’m mainly veggie and gluten free so I’m not AS tempted… Still, it is nice to have something ‘meat like’ with your kale salad at christmas time which is why these red lentil and sweet potato frikadeller came about. Why red lentils and sweet potato? Continue reading “Red Lentil and Sweet Potato Frikadeller”