Category Archives: Dinners in 30 min or less

Barleyotto with butternut squash

A simple meal before the big christmas dinner tomorrow. Barleyotto with butternut squash, red onions and toasted almonds for crunch. I didn’t measure anything, so here are just a few guidelines. Happy holidays! If you make too much pearl barley, … Continue reading

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Sesame beef noodle salad

I have been neglecting my blog a bit lately with good reason. But things are about to change for the better… next month my life as a full-time working mother of 3 cool kids –  with a hungry husband and a blog to … Continue reading

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Miso tahini soup with poached egg

So life is pretty packed these days with family life, full time job, communication studies, yoga, book club and friends. That’s when a recipe like this comes in handy. It’s fast, easy and oh so tasty. 6 cups / 1,5 l of water … Continue reading

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Citrus fennel salad with prosciutto

I’m longing for spring with more daylight and warmer weather. So tonite I created this light, yet filling salad. Definitely a keeper. 1/2 cone cabbage 1 bulb of fennel 1 orange A handful of toasted almonds A handful of fresh dill 4 … Continue reading

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Green tea salmon soup

This is a family favorite in our home. It is not only beautiful, it is also light, flavorful and healthy. If you have leftover rice, you can make it in less than 20 min. You will need to make a trip to … Continue reading

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Gnocchi with cut herb pesto

Give pasta a break and have a gnocchi dinner or side dish. Gnocchis are dumplings made from potato and semolina flour. Cook 1 or 2 packs of gnocchi depending on whether you plan to eat this meal as a side dish or main entree with salad. Make extra if you … Continue reading

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Spicy shrimp pitas

So – last night was a no-time-for-dinner kind of night. We all have evenings where we have less than 15 minutes and still want a decent dinner, don’t we? Well, hungry husband was happy and the kids, who were not on the shrimp team, stuffed … Continue reading

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