Vegan Minced ‘’Meat’’ (soy free, gluten free, paleo) / Vegansko mljeveno ”meso” (bez soje, bez glutena, paleo)

This vegan minced ‘’meat’’ concoction is my new favorite thing! It’s super easy to make, really inexpensive and very versatile. You can do a whole ton of things with it, like regular burgers, Bolognese sauce and even Sloppy Joe burgers, so expect to see these recipes soon. I bet it would also be a great base for vegan lasagna or moussaka and am eager to give those a try as well.

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 4 cups / 0.66 EUR per cup / 2.63 EUR for all)

7-8 big Portobello mushrooms (1.33 EUR)

3 carrots (0.30 EUR)

1 small onion (0.07 EUR)

2 garlic cloves (0.07 EUR)

Large handful of fresh parsley (0.27 EUR)

2 tbsp olive oil (0.09 EUR)

2 tbsp ketchup (0.07 EUR)

1 tsp smoked paprika (0.07 EUR)

½ tsp garlic powder (0.03 EUR)

½ tsp salt (0.01 EUR)

½ tsp freshly ground black pepper (0.03 EUR)

Good pinch red pepper flakes (0.02 EUR)

1 cup ground flax seed (0.27 EUR)

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METHOD:

Wash, peel and roughly chop all the veggies and mushrooms. Throw all of the ingredients except for flax seeds into a food processor and pulse until still a bit chunky, but well combined. Finally stir in ground flax seeds by hand. If things appear a bit too mushy, feel free to add more flax seeds, as this is a very flexible recipe.

You can store the raw mixture in the fridge for up to two days. I wouldn’t push it past that, as the mushrooms could get funky.

To make regular old burgers, shape the mixture into the patties. I suggest freezing them for half an hour before you go and pan fry them, as they will hold shape better. Alternatively, you can also bake them in an oven on a sheet pan for about 30 minutes at 200°C, but they will probably be quite soft in the end due to all the water in the mushrooms, so handle them very gently. Nevertheless, they are gonna be delicious.

Recipes for Sloppy Joes and Bolognese sauce utilizing this mix are coming up, so keep an eye on this blog if you’re interested.

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Ovaj pripravak za vegansko mljeveno ”meso” mi je nova najdraža stvar! Jako je jednostavan za pripremiti, jeftin i prilagodljiv. Osim toga, s time kasnije možete izvesti hrpu zanimljivih stvari, kao napraviti klasične burgere, bolonjez umak, pa i Sloppy Joe burgere, a recepti za to slijede ubrzo. Također, kladim se da bi ovo bila super baza i za veganske lazanje ili musaku, a nadam se da ću ubrzo imati vremena i sve to isprobati.

SASTOJCI:

(Za 4 šalice / 4,89 kn po šalici / 19,57 kn za sve)

7-8 velikih šampinjona (10,00 kn)

3 mrkve (2,25 kn)

1 mali luk (0,50 kn)

2 češnja češnjaka (0,50 kn)

Veliki pregršt svježeg peršina (2,00 kn)

2 žlice maslinovog ulja (0,66 kn)

2 žlice kečapa (0,50 kn)

1 žličica dimljene crvene paprike (0,50 kn)

½ žličice sušenog češnjaka u prahu (0,25 kn)

½ žličice soli (0,01 kn)

½ žličice svježe mljevenog crnog papra (0,25 kn)

Dobar prstohvat sušenog čilija u pahuljicama (0,15 kn)

1 šalica mljevenih sjemenki lana (2,00 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Operite, ogulite i grubo nasjeckajte svo povrće i gljive. Sve sastojke osim lana ubacite u multipraktik i pulsirate dok ne dobijete smjesu u kojoj će ostati još nešto krupnijih komadića, ali će sve biti dobro izmiješano. Za kraj rukom umiješajte lan. Ako vam se sve čini pregnjecavo, slobodno dodajte još lana, pošto je ovo jako fleksibilan recept.

Gotovu smjesu možete čuvati u hladnjaku do dva dana, ali ja baš ne bih riskirala dulje od toga jer bi se gljive mogle pokvariti.

Da pripremite klasične burgere, formirajte smjesu u pljeskavice. Ako ćete ih peći u tavi, moja je sugestija da ih prije toga ubacite u zamrzivač na jedno pola sata, pošto će tako bolje držati oblik. Također, burgere možete ispeći i u pećnici na protvanu, i to 30 minuta na 200°C, s time da će ispasti prilično mekani radi vode u gljivama, pa rukujte njima jako nježno. Bez obzira na to, biti će super fini.

Recepti za Sloppy Joe burgere i bolonjez umak od ove smjese slijede uskoro, pa ako ste zainteresirani navratite kroz koji dan ponovo na ovaj blog.

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Vegan Minced ‘’Meat’’ (soy free, gluten free, paleo) / Vegansko mljeveno ”meso” (bez soje, bez glutena, paleo)

Thick Quinoa, Bean and Veggie Stew (vegan) / Gusto varivo od kvinoje, graha i povrća (vegansko)

I’m about five years late to the quinoa bandwagon. To be honest, I wouldn’t even be sitting on the bandwagon if it weren’t for a very sweet co-worker ❤ who gave me a bunch of quinoa to finally give it a try. So with this in mind, expect a kale chips recipe on this blog in about two to three years.

I’ve been reading about the almighty quinoa all the time, but it’s pretty pricey over here and I had no idea what to expect taste-wise, so I could never really justify the splurge. But now that I’ve actually tried it, I am pretty hooked. And since a little goes a long way, the price factor will level out and quinoa recipes will still be quite affordable. Therefore, expect to see some more of those around this blog.

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 6 servings / 0.87 EUR per serving / 5.23 EUR for all)

4 tbsp sunflower seed oil (0.05 EUR)

2 onions (0.13 EUR)

6 garlic cloves (0.20 EUR)

1 tsp garlic powder (0.01 EUR)

1 and ½ tsp salt (0.03 EUR)

½ tsp dried chili flakes (0.07 EUR)

1 tsp freshly ground black pepper (0.07 EUR)

1 tsp ground coriander (0.07 EUR)

1 tsp smoked paprika (0.07 EUR)

1 tsp sweet Hungarian paprika (0.03 EUR)

1 tsp dried basil (0.07 EUR)

1 bay leaf (0.01 EUR)

3 carrots (0.30 EUR)

1 cup uncooked quinoa (2.00 EUR)

2 cups precooked black beans (0.53 EUR)

2 tbsp ajvar – red pepper paste (0.13 EUR)

2 tbsp dried parsley (0.13 EUR)

1 can diced tomatoes (0.53 EUR)

1 cup tomato puree (0.27 EUR)

1 and ½ cups water (–)

2 cups frozen leaf spinach (0.53 EUR)

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METHOD:

Wash, peel and finely dice all the veggies. Wash quinoa in a fine mesh colander under running water. Add oil to a big pot and saute onion on high heat for a few minutes until slightly translucent. Add in fresh garlic and garlic powder, salt, chili, black pepper, coriander, smoked and Hungarian paprika, basil and bay leaf and stir just for a minute, so the spices release their flavors. Then throw in carrots, quinoa, black beans, ajvar, parsley, diced tomatoes, tomato puree and water, give a good stir and bring to a boil.

As soon as the stew starts boiling, reduce heat to low and cook with a lid cracked open for 20 minutes. Stir occasionally and add in a splash of water if needed. Once the quinoa is cooked, remove from heat and stir in the frozen spinach. Leave covered for another 5-10 minutes until the spinach is thawed and cooked through from residual heat. Serve warm. This stew reheats great and will keep refrigerated for up to five days.

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Recimo da sam oko pet godina zakasnila na cijeli kvinoja party. Istini za volju, ne bi ni bila na partyju da mi jako draga kolegica ❤ nije poklonila hrpu kvinoje da ju napokon isprobam. Imajući ovo na umu, očekujte recept za čips od kelja na ovom blogu za jedno dvije do tri godine.

O čudesnoj kvinoji sam stalno čitala, ali pošto je ovdje prilično skupa, a nisam znala što očekivati po pitanju okusa, nekako sam bila nesklona eksperimentiranju i investiciji. Ali sada kada sam kvinoju napokon i probala, mogu reći da sam se i navukla. A pošto se mala količina stvarno može dosta rastegnuti, nekako će se i cjenovno sve izjednačiti pa mislim da će i recepti biti skroz pristupačni. Tako da očekujte još recepata sa kvinojom na ovom blogu.

SASTOJCI:

(Za 6 porcija / 6,46 kn po porciji / 38,77 kn za sve)

4 žlice suncokretovog ulja (0,40 kn)

2 luka (1,00 kn)

6 češnjeva češnjaka (1,50 kn)

1 i ½ žličica soli (0,02 kn)

½ žličice sušenog čilija u pahuljicama (0,25 kn)

1 žličica svježe mljevenog crnog papra (0,50 kn)

1 žličica mljevenog korijandera (0,50 kn)

1 žličica dimljene paprike (0,50 kn)

1 žličica slatke crvene paprike (0,25 kn)

1 žličica sušenog bosiljka (0,50 kn)

1 lovorov list (0,10 kn)

3 mrkve (2,25 kn)

1 šalica sirove kvinoje (15,00 kn)

2 šalice kuhanog crnog graha (4,00 kn)

2 žlice ajvara (1,00 kn)

2 žlice sušenog peršina (1,00 kn)

1 konzerva sjeckane rajčice (4,00 kn)

1 šalica pasirane rajčice (2,00 kn)

1 i ½ šalica vode (–)

2 šalice smrznutog špinata u listovima (4,00 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Operite, ogulite i fino nasjeckajte svo povrće. U mrežastoj cjediljci dobro isperite kvinoju pod mlazom vode. Dodajte ulje u veliki lonac, pa na jakoj vatri par minuta dinstajte luk dok ne bude staklast. Ubacite svježi češnjak, češnjak u prahu, sol, čili, papar, korijander, dimljenu i slatku papriku, bosiljak i lovorov list, te promiješajte i kuhajte samo minutu da začini zamiriše. Sada dodajte mrkvu, kvinoju, grah, ajvar, peršin, sjeckanu i pasiranu rajčicu te vodu, dobro promiješajte i pustite da zavrije.

Čim varivo zavrije smanjite vatru i krčkajte sa odškrinutim poklopcem 20 minuta. Povremeno promiješajte, a po potrebi dodajte još malo vode. Kada je kvinoja skroz kuhana maknite sve s vatre i umiješajte smrznuti špinat. Poklopite i ostavite da miruje još 5-10 minuta dok se špinat ne odmrzne i ne skuha od topline u loncu. Poslužite toplo. Ovo se varivo super podgrijava, a u hladnjaku će držati do pet dana.

Thick Quinoa, Bean and Veggie Stew (vegan) / Gusto varivo od kvinoje, graha i povrća (vegansko)

No Bake Vegan Jaffa Squares / Veganske jaffa kocke – bez pečenja

I feel like we’ve stepped far enough from the winter festivities that it’s morally acceptable to post a desert recipe. This is a very easy, very lazy and reasonably healthy desert option, so I see no reason as to why you shouldn’t make it.

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 20 squares / 0.13 EUR per square / 2.66 EUR for all)

For the cake base:

1 cup ground toasted hazelnuts (1.00 EUR)

2 tbsp coconut oil, melted (0.27 EUR)

1 tbsp honey (0.13 EUR)

1 tsp pure vanilla extract (0.03 EUR)

For the orange filling:

1 large orange (0.40 EUR)

2 tbsp honey (0.27 EUR)

1 tbsp corn starch (0.03 EUR)

1-2 tbsp water (–)

For ganache:

2 tbsp raw cocoa powder (0.13 EUR)

2 tbsp coconut oil, melted (0.27 EUR)

1 tbsp honey (0.13 EUR)

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METHOD:

Line a square baking dish with parchment paper and set aside. Mix together all cake base ingredients and transfer to prepared baking dish. Evenly distribute the mixture and using your hands press it into the bottom. Place in freezer and leave to sit there for about 15-20 minutes.

Meanwhile while the cake base is resting, prepare the filling. Add peeled orange and honey to a food processor and pulse until uniform. Transfer to a small saucepan and cook for about 5-10 minutes to slightly thicken. Dissolve corn starch in a bit of water in a cup or a small bowl, then gradually stir into the orange. Cook for a few more minutes, while stirring constantly, to thicken even more. Pour the orange filling on top of the chilled base and cool completely before putting in the freezer for at least 30 minutes.

Make ganache by mixing together cocoa powder, melted coconut oil and honey. Pour over the orange filling and quickly even out. You need to be super quick about this, because the coconut butter will solidify fast once being exposed to the cold. Return the cake to the freezer for a few more hours before cutting into squares. Serve cold or frozen.

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Mislim da je prošlo dovoljno vremena od zimskih blagdana tako da je skroz moralno prihvatljivo objaviti recept za slasticu. Ovo je jako lagani, jako lijeni i poprilično zdravi desert, tako da ne vidim razloga zašto ga ne bi ste trebali napraviti.

SASTOJCI:

(Za 20 jaffa kocki / 0,99 kn po kocki / 19,95 kn za sve)

Za biskvit:

1 šalica tostiranih mljevenih lješnjaka (7,50 kn)

2 žlice kokosovog ulja, rastopljenog (2,00 kn)

1 žlica meda (1,00 kn)

1 žličica ekstrakta od vanilije (0,20 kn)

Za kremu od naranče:

1 velika naranča (3,00 kn)

2 žlice meda (2,00 kn)

1 žlica kukuruznog škroba (0,25 kn)

1-2 žlice vode (–)

Za čokoladnu glazuru:

2 žlice sirovog kakao praha (1,00 kn)

2 žlice kokosovog ulja, rastopljenog (2,00 kn)

1 žlica meda (1,00 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Obložite četvrtasti protvan papirom za pečenje i stavite na stranu. Pomiješajte sve sastojke za biskvit, pa smjesu prstima ravnomjerno utisnite u pripremljeni protvan. Stavite u zamrzivač na 15-20 minuta.

Dok se biskvit hladi, pripremite kremu. Oguljenu naranču i med ubacite u multipraktik i propulsirajte u jednoličnu masu. Preselite u mali lončić i kuhajte 5-10 minuta da se malo zgusne. Kukuruzni škrob u posebnoj posudi rastopite u malo vode, pa onda postepeno umiješajte u kremu od naranče. Kuhajte još koju minutu uz stalno miješanje da se sve još više zgusne. Kremu prelijte preko ohlađenog biskvita, pustite da se ohladi na sobnu temperaturu pa ubacite u zamrzivač na barem 30 minuta.

Napravite glazuru tako da pomiješajte skupa kakao prah, rastopljeno kokosovo ulje i med. Prelijte preko ohlađene kreme i brzo poravnajte. Morate stvarno biti brzi jer će se kokosovo ulje početi zgušnjavati čim dođe u dodir sa hladnom kremom. Vratite kolač u zamrzivač na još koji sat prije nego ga narežete na kocke. Poslužite ohlađeno ili smrznuto.

No Bake Vegan Jaffa Squares / Veganske jaffa kocke – bez pečenja

Beetroot and Walnut Chocolate Cake with Crème Fraîche Frosting (wheat and refined sugar free) / Čokoladna torta od cikle i oraha sa mileram glazurom (bez pšenice i rafiniranog šećera)

Last year I first tried making a beetroot chocolate cake and it was a huge success. It’s worth making just to see the faces of people when you tell them they are eating a beetroot, as it simply tastes like chocolate. The beets are well camouflaged and only give out a subtle earthy aroma. I wanted to make this cake even healthier so I tweaked the original recipe and kicked out wheat flour and refined sugar. I also dumped in more beetroot. So this cake is actually a baked huge smoothie.

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 1 medium sized cake / 6.22 EUR)

For the dough:

3 large (about 500 grams total) cooked and peeled beetroots (1.20 EUR)

2 eggs (0.40 EUR)

1 tsp pure vanilla extract (0.03 EUR)

5 tbsp honey (0.67 EUR)

4 tbsp butter, melted (0.53 EUR)

2 tbsp raw cocoa powder (0.13 EUR)

1 cup ground walnuts (1.33 EUR)

2 cups finely ground oats (0.40 EUR)

½ tsp baking powder (0.01 EUR)

¼ tsp baking soda (0.01 EUR)

Pinch of salt  (0.01 EUR)

For the crème fraîche frosting:

1 cup crème fraiche (1.00 EUR)

1 tsp pure vanilla extract (0.03 EUR)

3 tbsp honey (0.40 EUR)

Additional:

Butter for greasing the pan (0.07 EUR)

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METHOD:

Preheat the oven to 200°C. Grease a cake pan and line with parchment paper. Set aside. Add cooked and peeled beets to food processor and pulse until creamy. Reserve a teaspoon of beet puree for frosting. Add eggs, vanilla and honey to remaining beets in the food processor and pulse until smooth. Dump in melted butter and cocoa powder, then pulse again to fully incorporate.

In a bowl, whisk together ground walnuts, ground oats, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Pour the beet mixture over dry ingredients and stir to combine. You can also taste the batter to see if it needs more sweetness. Transfer the batter into the prepared pan and gently shake to even out. Bake for 30 minutes.

While the dough is baking, prepare the frosting by combining crème fraîche, vanilla, honey and reserved tablespoon of beet puree. As soon as the beet dough is baked, pour frosting on top and even out. Turn off the oven and return the frosted cake to it for another 5 minutes. Remove the cake from the oven and allow it to come to room temperature before refrigerating for a few hours before serving.

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Prošle sam godine prvi puta napravila čokoladni kolač sa ciklom koji je bio veliki hit. Isplati ga se napraviti samo da vidite izraze na licima ljudi kada im kažete da jedu ciklu. Obzirom da je cikla dobro zakamuflirana u kolaču, osjeti se samo njena blaga zemljana aroma. Htjela sam da ovaj kolač bude još zdraviji od onog prije, pa sam izbacila pšenično brašno i rafinirani šećer. Također sam dodala i još više cikle. Tako da je ovaj kolač zapravo jedan ogroman pečeni smoothie.

SASTOJCI:

(Za 1 srednje veliki kolač / 46,47 kn)

Za tijesto:

3 velike (oko 500 grama ukupno) kuhane i oguljene cikle (9,00 kn)

2 jaja (3,00 kn)

1 žličica ekstrakta od vanilije (0,20 kn)

5 žlica meda (5,00 kn)

4 žlice maslaca, rastopljene (4,00 kn)

2 žlice sirovog kakao praha (1,00 kn)

1 šalica mljevenih oraha (10,00 kn)

2 šalice fino mljevenih zobenih pahuljica (3,00 kn)

½ žličice praška za pecivo (0,05 kn)

¼ žličice sode bikarbone (0,01 kn)

Prstohvat soli (0,01 kn)

Za mileram glazuru:

1 šalica milerama (7,50 kn)

1 žličica ekstrakta od vanilije (0,20 kn)

3 žlice meda (3,00 kn)

Dodatno:

Maslac za namastiti kalup (0,50 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Zagrijte pećnicu na 200°C. Namastite kalup i obložite papirom za pečenje, pa stavite na stranu. Stavite kuhane i oguljene cikle u multipraktik i pulsirajte da budu kremaste. Žličicu pirea od cikle sačuvajte sa strane za glazuru. U preostalu ciklu u multipraktiku dodajte jaja, vaniliju i med, pa pulsirajte dok se ne sjedini. Na kraju ubacite i rastopljeni maslac i kakao prah, pa još jednom propulsirajte.

U zdjeli pomiješajte mljevene orahe, mljevene zobene pahuljice, prašak za pecivo, sodu bikarbonu i sol. Preko toga prelijte smjesu cikle i miješajte dok se sve ne sjedini. Možete slobodno i probati smjesu pa vidjeti ako treba dodati još meda. Preselite smjesu u pripremljen kalup i nježno protresite da se ujednači. Pecite 30 minuta.

Dok se tijesto peče napravite glazuru tako da pomiješate mileram, vaniliju, med i žličicu cikle koju ste sačuvali. Čim je tijesto pečeno prelijte preko svega glazuru i poravnajte. Isključite pečnicu, ali vratite kolač sa glazurom u još vruću pećnicu na 5 minuta. Izvadite kolač iz pečnice i pustite da se ohladi na sobnu temperaturu, prije nego ga stavite u hladnjak. Pustite kolač u hladnjaku da odstoji nekoliko sati prije posluživanja.

Beetroot and Walnut Chocolate Cake with Crème Fraîche Frosting (wheat and refined sugar free) / Čokoladna torta od cikle i oraha sa mileram glazurom (bez pšenice i rafiniranog šećera)

Sweet Potato Ginger Soup (vegan, paleo, low histamine) / Juha od batata i đumbira (veganska, paleo, niskohistaminska)

We’re having a case of really moody weather over here and as a result everyone seems to be down with a cold. This soup is loaded with ginger and will help clear out those clogged sinuses. Plus, it’s also yummy and super simple to make.

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 6 servings / 0.36 EUR per serving / 2.18 EUR for all)

2 large sweet potatoes (1.33 EUR)

3 large carrots (0.20 EUR)

1 thumb-sized piece of ginger (0.07 EUR)

1 tsp salt (0.01 EUR)

1 tsp freshly ground black pepper (0.01 EUR)

2 tbsp coconut oil (0.13 EUR)

1 large onion (0.10 EUR)

6 cloves of garlic (0.20 EUR)

6 cups water (–)

2 tbsp chopped parsley (0.13 EUR)

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METHOD:

Preheat oven to 200°C. Peel and chop up sweet potatoes, carrots and ginger, then toss together in a baking tray with salt, pepper and coconut oil. Quarter the onion with its skin intact and arrange among diced veggies together with unpeeled garlic. Bake everything for 45 minutes, until veggies start to get slightly charred.

Allow veggies to cool a bit before squeezing garlic cloves out of its skins and discarding onion peels. Add all the vegetables to a food processor with 6 cups of water and pulse until smooth. Bring the soup to a boil and serve hot, sprinkled with chopped parsley.

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Pošto je vrijeme u zadnje vrijeme stvarno čudljivo, svi su navukli nekakve prehlade. Ova je juhica dobro napucana sa đumbirom, pa će vam za čas pročistiti zaštopane sinuse. Osim toga je i jako fina i super jednostavna za napraviti.

SASTOJCI:

(Za 6 porcija / 2,73 kn po porciji / 16,36 kn za sve)

2 velika batata (10,00 kn)

3 velike mrkve (1,50 kn)

1 komad đumbira veličine palca (0,50 kn)

1 žličica soli (0,01 kn)

1 žličica svježe mljevenog crnog papra (0,10 kn)

2 žlice kokosovog ulja (1,00 kn)

1 veliki luk (0,75 kn)

6 češnjeva češnjaka (1,50 kn)

6 šalica vode (–)

2 žlice sjeckanog peršina (1,00 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Zagrijte pećnicu na 200°C. Ogulite i narežite batat, mrkvu i đumbir, pa u protvanu pomiješajte sa solju, paprom i kokosovim uljem. Raščetvorite luk skupa sa ljuskom i zajedno sa neoguljenim češnjakom rasporedite među narezanim povrćem. Pecite sve skupa oko 45 minuta, dok se povrće lagano ne karamelizira.

Pustite da se povrće mrvicu ohladi prije nego češnjak istisnete iz ljuski i bacite ljuske od luka. Sve propulsirate u multipraktiku skupa sa 6 šalica vode dok ne dobijete glatku masu. Stavite juhicu da prokuha i poslužite vruću, posipanu sjeckanim peršinom.

Sweet Potato Ginger Soup (vegan, paleo, low histamine) / Juha od batata i đumbira (veganska, paleo, niskohistaminska)

Barley and Millet Mushroom Skillet / Ječam i proso sa gljivama

I’m gonna just throw this out in the open. This dish is very fugly looking. Don’t cook it if you’re trying to impress on a first date. On the other hand, it’s also so comforting and tasty. So maybe reserve it for that date night when you stop feeling uncomfortable parading your ugliest, but coziest, sweatpants in front of your significant other. Or, you know, just keep a batch around for those weeknights when you’re too zonked to even consider cooking. Trust me – you’ll thank yourself on any Wednesday evening for having sense enough to whip this up on a lazy Sunday.

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 6 servings / 0.63 EUR per serving / 3.78 EUR for all)

2 tbsp sunflower seed oil (0.01 EUR)

1 large onion (0.10 EUR)

Small chunk of bacon (0.67 EUR)

500 grams of portobello mushrooms (2.00 EUR)

3 garlic cloves (0.10 EUR)

1 large tomato (0.27 EUR)

½ cup millet (0.40 EUR)

½ cup pearl barley (0.07 EUR)

1 tsp salt (0.01 EUR)

½ tsp freshly ground black pepper (0.01 EUR)

1 bay leaf (0.01 EUR)

2 ½ cups water (–)

2 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley (0.13 EUR)

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METHOD:

Finely dice all of the vegetables and bacon. Halve and slice the mushrooms. Place a large skillet on high heat to warm up. Add oil, then saute onion for a few minutes until softened. Add in bacon and cook to crisp up. Gradually add in sliced mushrooms to cook them down. It probably looks like you have an enormous amount overflowing your skillet, but those will cook down in just minutes.

When mushrooms have cooked down, add in garlic, tomato, millet, barley, salt, pepper, bay leaf and water. Stir to combine, bring to a boil, immediately reduce heat to low and cook with a lid cracked open for 25-30 minutes, until barley is cooked through. Fluff up with a fork and serve sprinkled with fresh parsley.

This dish reheats and freezes great, so do yourself a big favor and stock up.

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Biti ću iskrena sa vama: ovo jelo izgleda užasno grdo. Nemojte ga kuhati da nekog impresionirate na prvom spoju. S druge strane, jako je fino. Pa ga možda spremite za večeri kada vam prestane biti neugodno pred boljom polovicom defilirati u vašoj najružnijoj i najudobnijoj trenirci. Ili jednostavno imajte zalihu za dane u tjednu kada ste prekrepani da i pomislite na kuhanje. Vjerujte mi – reći ćete si jedno veliko hvala u srijedu navečer što ste bili dovoljno mudri da si ovo skuhate u lijenu nedjelju.

SASTOJCI:

(Za 6 porcija / 4,73 kn po porciji / 28,36 kn za sve)

2 žlice suncokretovog ulja (0,10 kn)

1 veliki luk (0,75 kn)

Mali komadić špeka (5,00 kn)

500 g šampinjona (15,00 kn)

3 češnja češnjaka (0,75 kn)

1 velika rajčiuca (2,00 kn)

½ šalice prosa (3,00 kn)

½ šalice ječmene kaše (0,50 kn)

1 žličica soli (0,01 kn)

½ žličice svježe mljevenog crnog papra (0,05 kn)

1 lovorov list (0,20 kn)

2 ½ šalice vode (–)

2 žlice sjeckanog svježeg peršina (1,00 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Fino nasjeckajte svo povrće i špek. Raspolovite i narežite gljive na listiće. Stavite veliku tavu na jaku vatru i pustite da se ugrije. Dodajte u tavu ulje pa kratko popržite luk da omekša. Ubacite špek i dinstajte ga dok se ne zahrska. Postepeno dodajte i kuhajte gljive da iz njih izađe većina tekućine. Možda će vam se učiniti da imate enormnu količinu gljiva u tavi, ali će se one brzo iskuhati i smanjiti u volumenu.

Kada su gljive gotove, dodajte češnjak, rajčicu, proso, ječam, sol, papar, lovorov list i vodu. Dobro promiješajte, pustite da zavrije pa smanjite vatru na skroz lagano. Kuhajte sa odškrinutim poklopcem 25-30 minuta, dok se ječam skroz ne skuha. Vilicom raštrkajte i poslužite posipano svježim peršinom.

Ovo se jelo super podgrijava i smrzava, pa si napravite veliku uslugu i nakuhajte veću zalihu.

Barley and Millet Mushroom Skillet / Ječam i proso sa gljivama

Buckwheat Flour Apple Cookies (vegan, low histamine) / Keksići od heljdinog brašna sa jabukama (veganski, niskohistaminski)

For all you folks on a low histamine diet, deserts are probably only a distant memory. Well, here come the cookies that actually taste quite good and are super easy to make. I used a silicone mini muffin tray to keep the cookies in place and ensure an easier clean-up, but you can definitely just dump them on a parchment lined baking tray.

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 11 small cookies / 0.12 EUR per cookie / 1.35 EUR for all)

1 large apple, peeled and grated (0.20 EUR)

3 tbsp coconut oil, melted (0.40 EUR)

Pinch of salt (0.01 EUR)

2 tbsp honey (0.27 EUR)

3/4 cup buckwheat flour (0.40 EUR)

2 tbsp shredded coconut (0.07 EUR)

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METHOD:

Preheat oven to 180°C. In a bowl, mix together grated apple, coconut oil, salt and honey. Add in buckwheat flour and stir until uniform. If the mixture appears too thick, feel free to add in a tablespoon of water. Divide the cookie dough between muffin cups, or space out on a parchment lined baking sheet and sprinkle with shredded coconut. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until slightly golden on top.

I can’t tell you how long the cookies will last, because we ate them all right away. 😀

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Za sve vas koji ste na niskohistaminskoj dijeti, deserti su vjerojatno samo stvar daleke prošlosti. E pa imam za vas recept za keksiće koji su fini i super jednostavni za napraviti. Ja sam upotrijebila silikonski kalup za mini mafine kako bi keksići ostali na mjestu i čišćenje bilo brzo, ali naravno da ih možete peći na protvanu obloženom masnim papirom.

SASTOJCI:

(Za 11 malih keksića / 0,91 kn po keksu / 10,01 kn za sve)

1 velika jabuka, oguljena i naribana (1,50 kn)

3 žlice rastopljenog kokosovog ulja (3,00 kn)

Prstohvat soli (0,01 kn)

2 žlice meda (2,00 kn)

3/4 šalice heljdinog brašna (3,00 kn)

2 žlice ribanog kokosa (0,50 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Zagrijte pećnicu na 180°C. U zdjeli pomiješajte ribanu jabuku, kokosovo ulje, sol i med. Dodajte heljdino brašno i miješajte da sve bude jednolično. Ako vam se smjesa čini pregustom, slobodno dodajte žlicu vode. Podijelite smjesu za kekse među posudicama za mafine, ili ju raširite po protvanu obloženom papirom za pečenje, a keksiće posipajte ribanim kokosom. Pecite 15-20 minuta, dok keksići ne budu zlatno-žuti.

Rado bi vam rekla koliko dugo keksići mogu stajati, ali problem je u tome što smo sve odmah slistili. 😀

Buckwheat Flour Apple Cookies (vegan, low histamine) / Keksići od heljdinog brašna sa jabukama (veganski, niskohistaminski)