RECIPES - LUNCH, SOUPS AND SALADS

Crunchy Apple Kale Salad

By Birgitte Christensen | January 19, 2021

I love to use the fruits and vegetables in season whenever possible. That means we get a lot of different salads and dishes, with all the different crops from the cruciferous¬†family. To soften them op a little I usually add some time of fruit and/nuts. This one has very quickly become a favorite. We use…

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Super Easy Asparagus Soup

By Birgitte Christensen | November 16, 2020

When I was a child I did NOT like Asparagus! Well, I didn’t like very many vegetables. Carrots and peas, that was that!Today I really enjoy Asparagus, and like to use them both raw in a salad, wrapped in bacon and grilled, or in a creamy soup like the one I will share with you…

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In Between Season Salad

By Birgitte Christensen | April 17, 2020

I am so ready for fresh spring crops for my salad. It always feels like April is the In Between Season month when it comes to fresh food!Today’s salad is a mix of winter crops like Cabbage and Carrots with Spring Six Salad, Radishes and a late summer crop like Zucchini!They all have one thing…

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Crisp Apple Slice Tuna Appetizers

By Birgitte Christensen | December 22, 2019

The first time I saw these sliced Apple Appetizers was at Clean Food Crush. I bet you can make them in many different ways, but the tuna and apple combination just spoke to me.It is very easy to make, and looks fantastic.Last night we had a Christmas party in our Zilis Team, and I decided…

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Red Cabbage, Kale and Clementines

By Birgitte Christensen | December 20, 2019

Another great winter salad, is the extremely colorful Red Cabbage with Kale, Clementines and Walnuts.I usually get 4-5 different salads out of one head. Sometimes the whole base is Red Cabbage, and sometimes I just use a little.The deep purple color of Red Cabbage is so inviting to eat, especially on these more grey and…

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Super Creamy Green Pea Soup

By Birgitte Christensen | December 13, 2019

Winter and soups is definitely a thing! In this house we just love a good creamy soup. And you can make it of just about any vegetable you can think of.Today I craved green peas; I love the sweetness and the vibrant color. On top of that it is a very nutrient little thing! They…

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Pickled beets

Super Easy Pickled Beets For Salads

By Birgitte Christensen | November 20, 2019

Fall is the time for root vegetables, and we usually have an abundance of many different ones like Potatoes, Carrots, Parsnips, Beets, Celery etc. However, it can be hard to store them, and have them last for a long time, without prepping them!I love Beets; They have a great color in a dish as well…

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Crisp Apple Kale And Pickled Beet Salad

By Birgitte Christensen | November 20, 2019

Pumpkin, Squash, apple, cabbage and root vegetables, are all very colorful, nutridense and cheap foods. Easy to grow yourself, or easy to get locally grown. They also have many different uses. in stews, soups, roasted, raw and some of them pickled.Today we are having an Apple Kale and pickled Beet salad. One of the reasons…

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Kale and pickled onions

Kale and pickled red onion salad

By Birgitte Christensen | August 26, 2019

Summer is almost over, and Fall is closing in! I don’t know about you, but I’m not really ready for the cooler days just yet.However, I do love the more dense and heavy food that comes with Fall, such as all the different Squash, Kale, Apples, rood veggies, the different cabbages, Cauliflower, Broccoli, and Brussel…

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Pickled red onions

Delicious Pickled Red Onion

By Birgitte Christensen | August 26, 2019

Red onion is something I have come to love over the last few years. I add them raw to salads, chopped in Danish meatballs, or as a last ingredient in our stir fry. Onions are extremely healthy, and very high in antioxidants. They are an excellent sources of vitamin C, sulphuric compounds, flavonoids and phytochemicals.…

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