five-minute single serve pumpkin mac and cheese

The easiest and most delicious pumpkin mac and cheese you’ve ever had – in just five minutes! Growing up in the 80’s, microwave cookery was a big part of my culinary experience. My parents had this hulking beast of a microwave – the kind of microwave that you’d be afraid to stand in front of… 

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egg salad with celery and dill

A simple egg salad with celery and dill. Perfect for a quick, easy, and nutritious packed lunch.  I went for my first outdoor swim of the year this morning. Stockholm has had a less than pleasant spring, so the air was cold and my feet went painfully numb on the barefoot walk from the pool… 

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a light lunch bowl – napa cabbage slaw with chickpeas

A fresh and light lunch bowl with shredded napa cabbage, parsley, and chickpeas. I put up our blackout blinds last weekend. And by blackout blinds I of course mean the dark brown fitted sheet we hang over our bedroom window during the summer months. Our apartment, quite bafflingly, is fitted with black blinds in every… 

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Asian {veggie} noodle salad

An Asian-inspired vegetable noodle salad with tofu. Vegan, gluten-free, and super quick and easy, this makes a great light lunch. During the week my husband and I eat in a very routine way. If you’re a regular reader, you already know that, and you might even know that because today is Monday I’m going to be… 

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Indonesian gado gado

A twist on a traditional Indonesian dish. Steamed vegetables, cubes of fried tofu, and hard-boiled egg come together with a spicy peanut sauce for dipping. When Paul and I arrived in Bali in December, a day late and with no luggage, we were greeted at the airport by a man holding a sign with our… 

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savoy slaw with smoked tofu

A sturdy slaw with savoy cabbage, carrot, apple, caramelized shallots and smoked tofu. It’ll last the week in your fridge and makes for great packed lunches.  I can never remember whether or not I’ve locked the door. Many mornings I’m suddenly seized with panic when I’m a block or two from home and have to turn… 

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greens ‘n’ grains breakfast bowl

A balanced bowl of goodness perfect for any time of day. Mostly greens with some healthy whole grains and softly scrambled eggs alongside.  Would you believe me if I told you I was lying on the beach in Bali dreaming about this dish? It’s true. I was. I guess that’s how my brain works. We… 

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throwback thursday night fry {low carb pak choy stir-fry}

  Happy Thanksgiving for those of you who are celebrating today! I’m going to keep it short and sweet since I know most of you are celebrating with friends and family – hopefully there’s a lot of pie involved and you’ll be enjoying leftovers for the next few days. When you’re ready for something on… 

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