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Dandelion salad

By Birgitte Christensen | April 10, 2018

Another recipe in the series of “Eat your Weeds” is this dandelion salad! Many People hate dandelions – I love them! They are not only pretty, very strong rooted and super persistent! they also have a great nutritional value. Dandelions are a great source of fiber, have a really high content of Vitamin A and…

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Stinging Nettle Pesto

By Birgitte Christensen | April 10, 2018

In the series of “Eat your Weeds” recipes, this pesto is a fun and super healthy alternative to our regular Basil pesto. It might cause a little pain to collect all the nestle leaves, however the baby ones doesn’t sting as much, and they taste better too! I remember when the kids had cooking classes…

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Purslane Salad

By Birgitte Christensen | April 10, 2018

Many garden owners consider Purslane as a very unwelcome weed, as it grows almost everywhere. However it is very welcome in restaurants, and is classified as a superfood. It is a great addition to a salad and other dishes. Purslane is a good source of fibers, have high levels of plant based Omega 3, and…

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Veggie Stir Fry

By Birgitte Christensen | April 6, 2018

Making a Stir Fry is kinda like fast food for us! when I do the meal prepping in the weekends, it takes less than 20 to cook a healthy Stir Fry! It’s such a great way to get a ton of different veggies, and you can use all types of meat. We often use ground…

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Hummus

By Birgitte Christensen | April 2, 2018

Hummus is such a great dip, I use it for all sorts of dishes! But mostly for a quick lunch or snack with veggie sticks Chick Peas is a great source of fibers, iron, vitamin B6 and magnesium! Mixed with olive oil, Hummus is also a great way to get the good fat! If you…

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salad mix with olives

Fresh green salad

By Birgitte Christensen | April 1, 2018

There is nothing like a nice salad, and the variation is unlimited! We are so fortunate to have 2 Tower Gardens in our basement, providing different lettuces, greens and herbs all winter long, and enjoy it every single day. I don’t always have a plan when I start mixing the salad, but it usually turns…

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Black Bean Muffins

Black Bean Chocolate Muffin

By Birgitte Christensen | March 31, 2018

You would think a muffin with out flour is a strange thing, but that’s not the case! Not only are these gluten free, that are also dairy free. Using black beans, you get some great plant protein and fibers. It’s also a really good sours for potassium, iron and magnesium. The chia seeds are also…

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Kale and Ground Beef, Easy Healthy Fast Food dish

By Birgitte Christensen | March 29, 2018

Kale is something I learned to really love the last couple of years! It’s part of the cabbage family and one of the most nutrient dense green leafed veggies you can imagine, with high levels of Vitamin K, C and A, along with  a number of different minerals. You can use it in almost everything…

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Sweet Potato Patties

Sweet Potato Patties

By Birgitte Christensen | March 26, 2018

I love sweet potatoes, and they are a really good source of Vitamin A, c, B1, B2 and B6 , pantothenic acid and copper. You’ll also find a great deal of Potassium, fibers, potassium and phosphorus in this amazing  sweet tasting vegetable. 1 big sweet potato shredded 2 eegs 1/2 an onion 1/2 cup of…

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Asparagus soup with ground chicken

By Birgitte Christensen | May 1, 2017

1 lbs of ground chicken 2 1/2 cups of chicken broth 2 cans of coconut cream (5.4 oz easy) salt and pepper to your taste 2 bunches of asparagus Clean the asparagus and cut off half of the heads for topping. Heat up the chicken broth and coconut cream, and season it to your taste.…

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