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Month: March 2021

Arugula Alternatives – Exploring Mesclun

Personally I like arugula. It has a wonderful mineral rich taste, like most good salad greens, and I enjoy it’s peppery bite. But perhaps it’s not your thing. If that’s the case you shouldn’t stop your exploration of salad greens with arugula. Pick up a bag of mesclun mix and begin experimenting with all of the fabulous types of greens available for you to create your perfect salad. Mesclun Mesclun is a mixture of tender young greens that originated in the south of France. Traditionally it was made from a variety of wild lettuce growing on the slopes near…

Soothing Soups: 3 Rich and Creamy Herbs and Spices Soup Recipes

Like any appetizer, soups help prepare your appetite for the main course. Of course, if it tastes bland, you’ll lose your appetite and won’t be able to enjoy your meal. That’s why it’s important to make sure that your soup is rich and flavorful – and there’s no better way to do just that than adding fresh herbs and spices. Here are 3 rich and creamy herbs and spices soup recipes that will surely boost your appetite: 1. Classic Cream of Herb Soup What you need: 5 cups chicken broth 1 cup half and half cream 1 cup chopped…

3 Must Try Fresh Salads For A Healthy Meal

A green salad is a perfect go-to meal when you’re in the mood for something in between – a meal that’s not too light but not too heavy either. It is easy to prepare and you can choose what dressing to use according to your current mood. If you’re in the mood for something refreshing yet easy to prepare for your next meal, here are 3 green salad recipes to try: Mint Greens Mix What you need: 4 cups fresh spinach 1 cup sliced avocado 1 cup sliced cantaloupe 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper 3 tablespoons vegetable oil…

What To Eat In Finland?

The delicious food culture of Finland comes from both eastern and western sources of influence. Since the Middle Ages, many novelties from Sweden (the west) and Novgorod (the east) have come to Finland bringing new inspiration. The cold buffet of Finland has been inspired by both the Russian zakuska table and the Swedish smörgasbord. Nowadays, Finland takes it’s ideas and inspiration from foods all over the world and then combines the ideas to develop an original and unique Finnish cuisine. The excellence of the head chefs and their professional success can be acknowledged by the fact that six Michelin…

2 Delicious Low Calorie and Vegetarian Recipes For An Awesome Lunch!

Vegetarian Pastitsio vegetable cooking spray 12oz Morningstar Farms Recipe Crumbles or similar product 1cup chopped onion 8oztomato paste 1/3cupwater up to 1/2 cup Salt and pepper to taste 1cup elbow macaroni 6tbl grated Parmesan cheese divided 1/2tsp cinnamon or more to taste 1/4tsp nutmeg optional 12oz evaporated skim milk 1 can 4tsp light butter or margarine 2x eggs lightly beaten Preheat oven to 350F. Spray a 9″ x 7″ or similar deep 11 cup casserole dish with vegetable cooking spray. Put a pot of water up to boil. Spray a 9″ or 10″ nonstick skillet with vegetable cooking spray.…