Category Archive: Veggies

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

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

Harvesting chives for winter.

Last spring my neighbor put some seeds in the earth. They grove like nothing I have seen! She shared some plants with me last fall. The first thing that starts to grow in… Continue reading

Frost roast with black radish gratin.

Done almost the same gratin earlier. Boil grated black radish in salted water for 15 min. Drain. Fry chopped onion in plenty of butter. Add the radish to “dry up” a little bit… Continue reading

Lunch boxes.

Breakfast: 2 boiled eggs this day with bacon, my hubby stir down a good dollop of sour cream, I would go for melted butter. Lately I have done a lot of lunch boxes… Continue reading

Broccoli/cauliflower soup topped with smoked salmon.

Came home after a very cold walk….what is in the fridge for a fast lunch? Found: Broccoli and cauliflower. A small piece of smoked salmon. Brie cheese, philly cream cheese. Always have onions… Continue reading

Any time snack!

Red pepper with a slice of butter and slices of a tasty cheese. = LCHF sandwich,  SO GOOD!

Cauliflower gratin. So good I’m thinking about a repeat for dinner tonight!

Grease a ovensafe plate with butter. Slice one half head of cauliflower and one small onion. Add crumbled blue cheese. Blend 1/2 cup of sour cream with 1/2 cup of heavy cream, salt… Continue reading

Very traditional Swedish X-mas dinner

In Sweden we start the holiday on X-mas Eve. We start with a big breakfast sampling the Ham. After that we normally take a walk, but this year it was snow to shovel!… Continue reading

Coleslaw and a high quality meat sausage.

Shred about 2 cups cabbage and just a small carrot to add some color, chop a small red onion. Add  1/2 cup of sour cream and 1 Tbs Dijon mustard, salt and pepper.… Continue reading

French onion soup.

I followed this recipe. (Scroll down for english) I just skipped the flour and the bread. I was afraid to burn the onion so it took me an hour to get to this color!… Continue reading

Egg plant curry (Baingan Bhurta) with parmesan chips.

I started with this recipe As we do not eat rice or bread I decided to make like a snack plate, used the curry as a dip. Added sour cream, celery, cucumber and… Continue reading

How I save my funnel chanterelles for the winter.

Funnel chanterelles you can find A LOT! When I get home I spread them at once on a newspaper. Next I go through every one of them: Dust off any dirt divide them… Continue reading

This is what you get with your pizza in any pizza restaurant in Sweden!

Shredded or sliced cabbage and red pepper,  1/4 cup olive oil, 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar,salt, ground black pepper and oregano. Toss it all. It gets better if it is allowed to rest… Continue reading

“Pizza” topped with shrimps.

Had to try this recipe again, this time with shrimps on top! 3 Tbsp olive oil, 4 crushed cloves of garlic, 2 tsp curry powder, 1/2 tsp red curry paste. Heat until garlic… Continue reading

Friday night pizza.

Found this recipe I really wanted to try! I just went with the grated cheese I happened to have in my freezer and my leftover meat sauce. Zucchini, eggs and cheese. After 20… Continue reading

A small side salad.

Rucola, tomatoes, english cucumber, red onion, splash with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper. Toss carefully.

Spinach soup with eggs and cheese.

Melt 3 Tbs butter. Add 2 cloves of crushed garlic, fry easy (burns fast) Add about 1 lb  (500 gr) frozen spinach, stir to taw. Add 1 cube (10 gr) vegetable  bullion. Diluite… Continue reading

Ham salad.

A bed of baby spinach and romaine lettuce. tomatoes, english cucumber, red onion and smoked ham. A cold sauce:  Just crumbled blue cheese and sour cream.

Fried Haloumi cheese on a salad.

Made a simple salad, iceberg lettuce, cabbage, red onion, tomatoes, cucumber and olives. Fried Haloumi cheese in butter on the top.

Thick bacon with onion sauce and cabbage.

I prefer to cook the bacon in the oven, then i can make a lot! 480 F / 250 C until nice color, turn and repeat.    For the sauce: Fry  an chopped… Continue reading

Oven baked herring with Dijon mustard.

Just changed the dill to Dijon mustard otherwise I did the same as in this recipe: oven baked herring Served with cabbage fried in plenty of butter. In case of any leftovers :… Continue reading

Grilled steak with garlic butter and zucchini salad.

Zucchini salad. Garlic butter: soften butter in the micro, add crushed garlic and salt as you like.

Tuna mix

2 servings Boil 2 eggs for 10 min Stir together in a bowl: 1 can tuna in water (drained from the water) 2/3 cup sour cream 1 chopped red onion 1/2 cup shredded… Continue reading

Zucchini salad, a new favorite of ours! A great sub for potato salad.

Decorated with red onion and dill.( Last time I decorated with chives and radishes.) Boil the squash a couple of minutes in lightly salted water, drain and cool. I put it first in… Continue reading

Squash salad and grilled “kassler” (smoke-cured loin of pork, very swedish)

Boil the squash a couple of minutes in lightly salted water, drain and cool. I put it first in a colander, than on kitchen towels. Mayo: All the ingredients must have same temperature… Continue reading

Almond covered cod with broccoli gratin

I had the convenient frozen squares. Thawed enough to get divided. Grease a baking dish. Add the fish, salt and pepper. Cover with sliced butter (I use a cheese slicer) Beat almonds in… Continue reading

Close to a Cobb Salad

Dressing: In e blender, combine: 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 2 tsp. salt 1 small clove minced garlic 3/4 tsp ground black pepper 1/4 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp Dijon mustard While processing… Continue reading

  Grilled Chicken thighs with creamy cabbage.

Grill the thighs, fry the cabbage in butter, spice with curry, salt and pepper, add heavy cream, simmer a couple  of minutes.

Broccoli leftovers,

Divid the broccoli in smaller pieces, add some red onion, stir an egg with 1/4 cup of heavy cream, salt and pepper, pour over the broccoli. In the micro a couple of minutes… Continue reading