Food Recipes – Tips and Ideas for Cooking

Healthy pasta salad

Preparation Cook the pasta until done. Slice the zucchini with cheese slicer or mandolin and grill it in a (grill) pan with a pinch of pepper and salt. Mix the ingredients for the dressing together. Cut the tomatoes in half. Halve the avocado, remove the peel and kernel and cut the flesh into slices. Rinse the pasta with cold water. Mix the pasta with the dressing, tomatoes, grilled zucchini and arugula. Tear the mozzarella and add to the pasta salad. Finally add the slices of avocado. Garnish the healthy pasta salad with fresh basil and pistachio nuts. This is a vegetarian pasta salad, if you want to add some meat you can use smoked chicken, for example. View all salad recipes here… Read more

Healthy lime avocado cake

Preparation Preheat the oven to 200 degrees. Remove the peel from the avocado and remove the kernel and cut the avocado into pieces. Put the avocado together with the eggs and honey in the food processor and mix until smooth. Cut open the vanilla pod, scrape out the marrow and add it to the batter. Take a bowl and sift in the spelled flour. Then add the baking powder and add it to the avocado mixture in the food processor. Squeeze the limes above. Mix again until smooth. Cover a cake pan with baking paper and pour the batter into it. Bake the cake for 30 minutes. Always check with a skewer whether the cake is cooked. Sprinkle the cake, if it has cooled, with powdered sugar before serving. Also check the basic recipe for regular cake… Read more

Healthy banana bread

Preparation Heat the oven to 180 degrees. Place the dates in hot water for 5 minutes to soften them, remove the kernel and cut into pieces. Put 3 bananas with the eggs, cinnamon and dates in a food processor and mix until smooth. Put this in a bowl and fold in the spelled flour and baking powder. Pour the batter into a cake pan and place a halved banana on top. Bake the banana bread in the oven for about 50 minutes. Then check with a skewer if the healthy banana bread is cooked. Keep the banana bread covered with foil or freeze into slices. Tip: you can also add raisins, nuts and / or fruit to the batter.… Read more

Pea soup with chicken

Preparation Bring 1.5 liters of water with the stock cubes, split peas and bay leaf to the boil. Let this simmer for about an hour, stirring occasionally. In the meantime, peel and cut the carrot, potato and celeriac into pieces. Chop the leek into rings and wash it well. Peel the onion and cut into fine pieces. Finely chop the celery. Cut the smoked chicken into cubes or strips. After about an hour the split peas start to fall apart and a green mass is formed. This can take a little longer or shorter. Add the sliced vegetables, potato and chicken to the pea soup. Save some chicken to garnish. Let the soup simmer for about half an hour. Season the soup with possibly a little pepper and salt. Let the soup simmer gently for another 10 minutes. The soup is often thicker the next day and tastes even better.… Read more

Couscous salad with mint

Preparation Mix the ingredients for the dressing together in a small bowl. Finely chop the mint and also add to the dressing. Cut the tips of the snow peas and if necessary remove the wires attached to it. Cook the snow peas for 5 minutes with a pinch of salt and then drain and rinse with cold water. The couscous according to the packaging. Cook the peas well. Scoop the snow peas through the couscous together with peas and radish slices. Add the dressing and mix in. Serve the couscous salad with the goat cheese and pistachio nuts. This salad with couscous is tasty hot or cold! View all vegetarian recipes here… Read more

Zucchini spaghetti with vegetable balls

Preparation Stir the courgettes through the spirelli or use ready-made courgette spaghetti. Finely chop the onion and garlic and fry in a (wok) pan. Add the tomato puree and bake for 3 minutes. Then add the tomato cubes, season the tomato sauce with some pepper, salt and basil and let the sauce simmer gently. Fry the mushrooms and vegetable balls in a different pan for a few minutes. Then add it to the pan with tomato sauce. Bake the zucchini spaghetti in the empty frying pan for a few minutes until it starts to shrink slightly. Serve the zucchini spaghetti over 2 or 3 plates. Scoop some of the tomato sauce with vegetable balls and mushrooms on top and garnish with some fresh basil and pine nuts.… Read more

Chocolate banana bread

Preparation Heat the oven to 180 degrees. Put 3 bananas in a food processor and add the eggs and cinnamon. Mix finely. Then add the spelled flour, baking powder, cocoa, vanilla and honey and mix again. Pour the batter into a cake pan with baking paper or one made of silicone. Cut the last banana in half lengthwise and place on top of the batter. Bake the banana bread in the oven for about 45 minutes until it is done. Tip: also delicious with nuts through it.… Read more

Chilli with beef

Preparation Chop the onion and fry it in a large (wok) pan with a little oil or margarine. Add the minced meat and fry it loose. Add 2 tablespoons of the chili con carne spice mix. Cut the red peppers into pieces and fry for a few minutes. Then add the tomato puree, tomato cubes and sieved tomatoes and stir everything well. Let this mixture simmer for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, also cook the rice. Then add the beans and corn to the tomato sauce with minced meat and let simmer for 10 minutes. Serve the chili con carne with a generous scoop of sour cream, some chopped parsley and rice.… Read more

Banana bread with apple and raisins

Preparation Heat the oven to 180 degrees. Put the eggs, dates (without stones), apple sauce, honey, cinnamon and bananas in pieces in a food processor. Mix into a smooth paste. Add the spelled flour and baking powder and stir or mix briefly. Cut the apple into small pieces and mix in the batter together with the raisins. Grease a cake pan or covered with baking paper. Add the batter here. Bake the banana bread with apple in the oven for about 50 minutes until it is done.… Read more

Apple raisin cakes

Preparation Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Mix the cinnamon, salt and baking powder into the spelled flour. Beat the eggs lightly in a bowl. Add the apple sauce and honey and beat through it. Then add the flour mixture and mix through. Finally add the raisins and chopped nuts. Make 5 heaps on a baking sheet with baking paper. Bake until tender and golden brown in about 12 minutes. They remain soft on the inside. Also check out this recipe for mini apple flaps… Read more