Category Archive: FOOD

My first walk around beautiful West Lake, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.

Cauliflower rice.

A new favorite of ours! Just grated cauliflower, fried in plenty of butter and salt as you like. Delicious with any kind of sauce. Today I served it with a roasted chicken and… Continue reading

Meatloaf with gravy

Mix: 2 lb / 800gr ground beef (As my meat had very little fat I added fat and drippings I saved from ribs I had for dinner another day) 1 Tbsp onion powder… Continue reading

Kebab sauce.

In Sweden we call this kebab sauce, we have a lot of restaurants serving grilled sliced meat with Kebab sauce. This homemade is so much healthier, tastier and done just in a couple… Continue reading

Langoustines covered with tasty fillings.

A mix of: butter, crushed garlic, chives, a dash of lime, salt and pepper. Another mix of: sour cream, a strong grated cheese (Västerbotten), chopped red onion, salt and pepper. Langostine from the North… Continue reading

Chicken/bacon in curry.

Fried bacon. Left on paper towels. In butter, fried crushed garlic, curry powder and red curry paste. add heavy cream and sour cream heat through and add (leftover) cooked chicken. As side I… Continue reading

Hot chocolate, no sugar, no milk!

In a mixer bowl: 1 egg 2 tsp chocolate powder (no sugar) 2 tsp organic coconut oil 1/2 pinch organic vanilla powder 1/2 cup hot water Mix Add another 1/2 cup of hot… Continue reading

Yesterdays dinner leftovers, todays breakfast omelette.

This was enough for 4 servings: Stir together 5 eggs, 1/2 cup heavy cream, salt and ground black pepper. Melt butter in a skillet, pour in the eggs. Lift around the edges to… Continue reading

Fillet of pork with blue cheese sauce.

Yesterday I took out a piece pork of filet from the freezer. (The original recipe in swedish) In a plastic bag I poured: 2 Tbsp thyme (as we had no real winter yet… Continue reading

Seed crackers.

From a swedish recipe. 1/2 cup sesame seeds 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/4 cup flax seeds 1 Tbsp psyllium husk powder 1/4 cup organic coconut oil 1 1/4 cup hot water 1 tsp… Continue reading

Meatballs (very swedish) made in a new easy way!

Found this recipe at my pork supplier’s blog, in swedish. Traditional meatballs are made with breadcrumbs, oatmeal or potatoes. Neither of these fits in the LCHF diet. This recipe fitted better with my… Continue reading

Pork chops with a creamy tarragon sauce.

Chopped 2 onions, some cabbage, crumbled blue cheese. 1 skillet and 2 pots, each with a big dollop of butter! Fried the onions in the butter, added cream and sour cream, heated…. added… Continue reading

Our family’s favorite soup!

Today we had heavy rain all day, tonight there is the highest storm warning! What can be cozier than a warming soup? I have done this soup many times the last 30 years!… Continue reading

New coffee favorite

Hurry in the morning? This keeps you satisfied to lunch! (Or until your teenagers wakes up for breakfast) Crack one egg, add: 3 tsp of instant coffee, 2 tsp coconut oil, (organic) a… Continue reading

Dried plums

A neighbor invited me to pick plums in her tree! Fruit is not in the LCHF diet if you want to lose weight….. But in this case I decided to make an exception… Continue reading

Dried apples.

Fruit is not in the LCHF diet if you want to loose weight. (To much sugar) I only eat (and not a lot) what I can pick in season by myself like: strawberries… Continue reading

Fancy spiced butter on hand in the freezer.

  Soften butter in the micro. This time I spiced it with a couple of crushed garlic cloves, a dash of  pepper and salt.   Put it in a “cookie sprits”  (Is that… Continue reading

Anyone know a smarter way to defrost the freezer?

I put the food in my cooler bags. Preferably we have eaten out as much as possible. (In wintertime I can pick a day with freezing temperature and just leave it outside, no… Continue reading

The best sauce to go with pork!

I found the recipe at Ragnarssons  in swedish . We are no fan of rose’ pepper so there was no to be found in this house…I subbed it with black pepper. To the… Continue reading

Cod with horse radish butter.

I start with greasing a oven safe plate, added pieces of cauliflower happened to have some green beans and one(!) zucchini in my garden… nice pieces of half thawed cod. Softened butter in… Continue reading

A morning walk, picking blackberries for breakfast.

There are plenty of wild blackberries in the forrest now. The only catch is…they sting you! I look as I was in a fight with an angry cat! Behind the bushes there was… Continue reading

Sugar, not fat is dangerous for you!

I know it is an 18 minutes long video…but it explains a lot! http://www.dietdoctor.com/fantastic-new-tv-program-on-obesity-toxic-sugar My experience: I takes about 3 days to get off sugar! Plan ahead, and eat AS MUCH AS YOU… Continue reading

Raspberries

    A wonderful morning picking some late wild forrest raspberries!   Just beautiful! I put them on a tray in the freezer, bagging them later. Ready to use as many as I… Continue reading

Ragnarssons farm Kärragärde, Tvååker, Sweden.

Expecting mothers! They have open doors so they can go outside whenever they wish!  This was a hot day so they rested inside in the shadow. Three different locations with water to avoid… Continue reading

Boat trip in Copenhagen, Denmark.

After a nice hotel breakfast we walked through Copenhagen’s long pedestrian area to Nyhavn. Decided to take a guided tour on the canals. Cost only 40 d.kr each!  (about 5$) (We have a… Continue reading

Found the perfect place to buy our tomatoes and cucumber during summer!

A perfect walk through a park, on the other side greenhouse growing organic tomatoes and cucumber. I pick my own tomatoes, several kinds to choose from. Cucumber. A nice walk home! Highland cattle.… Continue reading

Homemade burgers.

  I try to always have these burgers in the freezer. Just put them on the grill and you feed a crowd very fast! This makes about 8 burgers: 2 lb ground beef… Continue reading

Ranch dressing.

Our daughter loved ranch dressing when we lived in the US. Hard to find in Sweden! We once tried Starbucks who have restaurants downtown, daughter ordered as she did in the US, looking… Continue reading

Happy Midsummer celebrations! (Sweden closed for the weekend)

When the nature is at its best and the sun do not go down we celebrate Midsummer! The cities in Sweden are deserted! We all eat a very traditional summer lunch. Maybe dance… Continue reading

Brie cake with olives.

  Very easy! Just remember to take the cheese from the fridge to room temperature a couple of hours before serving. Put on a plate, I cut it in pieces so my guest… Continue reading