Red Cabbage and Apple

This would be nice as part of Christmas dinner 🙂

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Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 onion chopped

about 500g red cabbage roughly shredded (I used my hands to shred it)

2 apples peeled and chopped

3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1 handful dried cranberries and cashew nuts (optional)

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Step 1: Heat olive oil in a saucepan and cook onion for 2-3 minutes. 

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Step 2: Add in red cabbage, apple, balsamic vinegar and brown sugar. Stir well. Cover and cook on a low heat for 25-30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add in dried cranberries and cashew nuts if using. 

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Step 3: Enjoy as part of your lunch or dinner. If you make too much don’t worry- you can reheat it the next day. 

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Healthy Chocolate Mousse with Spices

An easy, healthy, tasty chocolate dessert

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Ingredients

flesh of 1 avocado

2 tablespoons cacao powder

1 tablespoon honey

1 teaspoon ground ginger

half a teaspoon ground cinnamon

a few drops of milk of your choice (I used oat milk)

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Step 1: Put avocado, cacao powder, honey, ginger, cinnamon and milk in nutri bullet (or alternative blender). 

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Step 2: Blend until smooth. Add more milk if you think it is too thick. 

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Step 3: Transfer mousse to a bowl or container. Chill in fridge for at least 1 hour. Then you can eat! 🙂

Leek and Potato Soup

Another tasty soup recipe

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Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 leeks chopped

3-4 cloves garlic chopped

some ginger chopped

2-3 teaspoons spices of your choice (I used cumin, coriander and turmeric. You could also use garim masala, chili, etc.)

6-8 small to medium potatoes peeled and chopped

about 1 litre of water

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Step 1: Heat olive oil in a big pot. Add leek, garlic and ginger and cook for 2-3 minutes. 

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Step 2: Add spices and cook for another 1-2 minutes. 

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Step 3: Add potatoes and stir well. 

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Step 4: Add water and bring to boil, then simmer for 20 minutes. 

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Step 5: Blend until smooth. 

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Step 6: Enjoy hot! This soup should be OK in the fridge for up to 3 days. Take it out and reheat it whenever you want.