18/08/2017

Avocado chocolate mousse. Healthy and sweet dessert.


No milk, no eggs and very creamy and chocolate. I really did not expect so great taste and consistency. The avocado contains a lot of fat but we do not worry about it because these fats will bring us many benefits. Even on a slimming diet it is worth to eat this fruit. Studies have shown that people who consumed half a day of avocados had lower BMI than those who avoided it.

Ingredients:

  • 2 ripe avocados
  • banana
  • 2 heaping tablespoons of cocoa powder
  • heaping teaspoon of honey

Method:

Cut avocado in half, remove the pit. Blend avocado and banana with a fork and then mix all the ingredients. Put in to nice glass and place in the fridge for at least an hour.



15/08/2017

Mexican style, giant couscous - my favourite casserole


Giant couscous is my new discovery. When I found out you can buy wholegrain I was in heaven. To prepare this casserole you don't need giant couscous, you can also use normal. However, these large balls have a super texture and make the dish becomes very original.

Ingredients:

  • 200g giant couscous (wholegrain)
  • Red pepper
  • Yellow pepper
  • Red onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • can of tomatoes
  • A tin of red beans
  • a can of corn
  • Smoked peppers, sweet peppers, chillies, salt, pepper
  • Fresh coriander
  • A spoonful of rapeseed oil
  • 200g  cheese

Method:

Fry finely chopped onion and then the garlic. Add the diced peppers and fry for a moment. Pour the tomatoes and cook until the sauce is slightly thickened. Finally add beans and corn. Mix with cooked couscous. Put into a casserole dish. Sprinkle with cheese and bake about 20 minutes 180 ° C



25/07/2017

Wholemeal tart with pear and camembert. Good idea for lunch or dinner with friends.

I don't know how you but I love tarts. I also think they are quick and very easy to prepare. 

Ingredients for pastry:
  • 150g wholemeal flour
  • egg yolk
  • 75g butter
  • 2 tablespoons of cold water
  • salt

Ingredients for the filling:
  • 100g camembert
  • pear
  • 2 eggs
  • 100ml of milk
  • nutmeg
  • pepper

Method:
Pastry: kneat all the ingredients. Roll it and put in a baking dish and place in the refrigerator for at least half an hour and preferably overnight. Then bake it in the oven (20 minutes 180 ° C)

Then mix the eggs with milk and spices. Pour on the baked pastry. Spread the pieces of cheese and pear on the top. Bake fo another 30 min.


23/07/2017

Apricot and millet custard. Great pudding for children and adults


Creamy apricot custard. Good choice for pudding for children or adults. I regret that I did so little. Sweetness of custard depends on the apricot. If they are ripe the dessert will be sweeter

Ingredients for 4 servings:

Millet grain (half a glass)
8 apricots + 2 to decorate
A glass of normal or vegetable milk.
2 tablespoons of honey
spoon of butter

Method:

Cook millet grain in water (ratio of 1 to 2). Let stand to cool. Melt butter in a saucepan and add chopped apricots (I did not peel them). Mix together all ingredients (millet, apricots, honey and milk) to make a smooth custard. Served decorated with apricots and dessicated coconut.




17/07/2017

Veg lasagna - gluten-free, dairy-free, low carbohydrate.


Food intolerance and food preparation for people with allergies may seem to be problematic. Sometimes you may not have an idea what to prepare to eat. It is important that this diet should be tasty and wholesome. I hope this recipe will help people who are struggling with lactose intolerance, cow's milk allergy or celiac disease




12/07/2017

5 ingredients beetroot and millet salad. Delicious and healthy choice for lunch.


Due to the fact that I have no time I love dishes that are nutrition and do not take long to prepare. It is big challenge for me to take care of my little girl, creating new dishes and posting them in here and trying to register in HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council). I send my application form in March and a month ago I got the answer that I need to provide additional information. Syllabus or curriculum is essential to provide to compare the curriculum in the UK with the Medical University of Poznan. It was extremely difficult because my university does not have a syllabus in English. Therefore, most of the "spare time" spent on preparing documents. Anyway 3 days ago I sent additional information and we will see if that will be enough.

Ingredients:
4 small beetroot (cooked and peeled)
Half a cup of millet
Parsley (3 sliced spoons)
Small red onion
4 tablespoons of sunflower seeds
pepper

Method:
Cook millet in water 1 to 2. You can rinse it with water first. Set aside to cool. Finely chop onion and grated beetroots. Chop parsley. Mix all ingredients, season with pepper.




10/07/2017

Smoothie à la carrot cake, wholesome and delicious


Smoothie for breakfast or lunch is a good option, but it is worth taking care to include all the nutrients (protein, fats, carbohydrates). So adding milk, yogurt or nuts might be a right thing to do. At first I was a little afraid that smoothie would not be smooth because or nuts and raw carrots. However, it was very easy to mix it and make a delicious creamy smoothie.

Ingredients for 2 servings:
  • 2 medium sized carrots
  • 200 ml of Greek yogurt
  • teaspoon of desiccated coconut
  • 2 walnuts
  • A teaspoon of honey
  • Cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, turmeric


Method:
Grate the carrots. Chopped nuts and mix all ingredients.