• Leftover foods
    Hälsa,  Middagar

    Leftover foods to love

    Leftover foods are a constant pickle in our house. It really kills me to see perfectly good food go to waste. Yet I really don’t like to eat the same meal two days in a row. A bit of a pickle huh? And it’s not the only nut to crack. The Scandinavian way of living The Scandinavian way of living is also a lot about divorces. What does that have to do with leftover food you might ask? Well, let me tell you. Sweden has one of the highest rates of divorce, however, kids usually live on a week to week basis with their mum and dad. In separate households. Kid’s week and…

  • green super smoothie
    Dryck,  Frukost

    The mean green super smoothie

    This green super smoothie is my go-to smoothie everytime I want to recharge. It has also served me as lunch replacement if I’m caught up in work. Or to be honest, this green super smoothie is also a good dinner for one companion. When I got divorced and the kids weren’t home my appetite to cook was just not there. However instead of resorting to a bag of crips, which believe me was tempting from time to time. This green super smoothie turned into a smoothie bowl with muesli, berries and shaved coconut. Because I know, cooking for one is not always that much fun. Even though you know you should, it’s not that simple. I hope…

  • pineapple cake

    The best pineapple cake recipe

    Pineapple cake has to be one of my all-time favourites. This cake fills me with warm, fuzzy feelings. Especially when pineapple is combined with coconut. This tropical cake is hard to beat. My love for the tropical has to do with the fact that I have grown up in a cold non-exotic country. Although I was really lucky. My parents took us abroad for a couple of weeks every year. Somewhere around the Meddatarrianan. Therefore pineapples, palm trees, the sun and coconuts make me very happy. It’s addictive This cake started out as an experiment. I combined things I thought should taste good together. Like butter, quite a lot of it, sugar, coconut and pineapple.…

  • Green kale salad
    Glutenfritt,  Middagar

    Green kale salad – for your gut-health

    Green kale salad is often referred to as something bitter and has somewhat of a bad reputation. However, all of this is about to change with this recipe. Green kale salad or green kale, in general, is packed with nutrients and essential for your gut-health. Green kale salad is good for you and here’s why. Did you know that as little as 100 gr green kale contains as much as 160 percent of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C? It’s also full of antioxidants, which helps with boosting your immune system. This will increase a feeling of overall well being. It’s a very versatile vegetable and it can grow under almost any condition, which is…

  • not givning a damn

    The art of not giving a damn

    Not giving a damn. How do you do that? That is the million dollar question, isn’t it? How come that some people seem to able to shrug off anything while others seem to dwell on things for a long time? The art of not giving a damn is not about not caring about others or being empathetic towards others. It’s about caring enough for yourself to know when to give a damn. If you are full of angst and you don’t feel good, you can’t care about others anyway. I recently had this conversation with a member of my family and she was worried about what people might say about her if she…

  • cauliflower pizza
    Glutenfritt,  Middagar

    Gluten-free cauliflower pizza with pesto

    Cauliflower pizza has got to be one of the best healthy kale dinners ever served. The crust is wonderfully crisp, tasty and an allergy-friendly option. I will choose cheesy pizza any day of the week. There’s almost nothing that gives me as much satisfaction than foods with melted cheese. Now, this particular cauliflower pizza has proved very popular in our house. I’m pretty sure it’s because of the cheesy crust. Allergy friendly The cauliflower pizza dough is also gluten-free, which makes this a wonderful allergy friendly option. If you like me, have a lot of friends. And they all have very different food preferences and allergies. Then the cauliflower pizza will be the perfect dinner option. Let…

  • Nordic superfoods
    Frukost,  Hälsa

    Skin deep with Nordic superfoods

    A lot of times it’s easy to forget about the Nordic superfoods. Up in the big north, we are spoilt with clean air, forests and food that grows wild and is free. Nordic superfoods contain high levels of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. One can call them nature’s gift to us since they naturally promote health and clearer skin. The lines between beauty, health and wellness are blurred these days to the point one can almost say it’s the same. To be beautiful is to be healthy, and to be healthy is to be beautiful. Nordic superfoods have a lot to offer in this department. Blueberries Blueberries grow wild in our forests and are full of more…

  • de-stress

    De-stress like the Scandinavians

    Want to know the secret to de-stress like a Swede? Have you ever heard the word fika? With all the Nordic countries being top ten happiest people, the chances are that you have. We are the masters of fika. (Funnily enough, fika, in Hungarian means that you have a bat in the cave. I always thought that was funny since I’m of Hungarian descent.) A healthy snack Anyway, back to the subject at hand. Fika is typically a coffee break with something sweet to eat. However, since we are fika friendly crowd I recommend a healthier version of sweet. It’s a Nordic lifestyle Taking regular breaks is also scientifically proven to help you to de-stress.…

  • Easter waffles
    Frukost,  Sallader

    Best Easter waffles recipe – Easter starts here

    Easter Waffles, is there a better way to start celebrating Easter? I think not! This specific recipe is an Easter waffle filled with Scandinavian flavours. And very typical toppings on the Easter dinner table. I love Easter, and I love waffles. The combination is Easter waffles. It’s a perfect way to celebrate spring and all the Scandinavian flavours in one little bite. This time of year it’s exciting to put all the freshly awoken flavours on the table. In Sweden cured Salmon is a must on any Easter table. There is also dill, eggs and West botnia cheese and brussels sprouts. Now, while the sprouts can be bitter if you fry them in some oil,…

  • Coconut ombre layer cake

    Coconut layered ombre cake

    Coconut layered ombre cake, it does sound delicious, doesn’t it? I made this layered level cake for my niece and nephew’s 1st birthday. However, it turns out the coconut layered ombre cake makes a great Easter cake too. It will surely impress your guests and make them want to crave for more. And instead of using golden sprinkles you can use Easter decorations. It is as you can see the coconut layered ombre cake is a little tricky to make. But once you get the hang of it, you’ll be fine. I’ll walk you through it. Now, let’s get started. Cake Sizes If you want to make, this only layered that’s fine too. Make…