Ham and Swiss Cheese Salad

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Ingredients:

3-4 tablespoons Homemade Healthy Mayonnaise
3 hard-boiled eggs
5 oz. Swiss cheese
7 oz. ham
12 oz cooked or canned corn
4 dill pickles 
1 tablespoon mustard
salt, pepper

Instructions:

Dice dill pickles, ham and hard-boiled eggs and shred a Swiss cheese. Drain the corn and dill pickles well. Combine all the ingredients with the Homemade Healthy Mayonnaise  or any mayonnaise and mustard. Season with salt and fresh ground pepper. If the salad is a tasteless need to add more dill pickles. Allow to sit for 1 hour in the refrigerator.

ENJOY!!!

Egg salad with Avocado & Sun-dried Tomato

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Ingredients:

2 hard boiled eggs
1 1/4 avocado
4 oz sun-dried tomatoes
1 /2 fresh squeezed lemon juice
salt, pepper,
Toasted English Muffin

Instructions:

Dice eggs and sun-dried tomatoes. Cut avocado and mash with a knife. In a bowl, combine together eggs, sun-dried tomatoes, lemon juice and avocado, add salt and pepper. Spread on pieces of toasted English muffin.

ENJOY!!!

Lentil with Mushroom and Tomato

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Ingredients:

0.5 lb (1 cup) lentils
4 oz sliced white mushrooms
6 chopped plum tomatoes  (skin removed)
4 oz chopped onion or leek
1 small hot chili pepper
4 oz chopped bell pepper
2 pressed garlic cloves
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 tablespoon sugar
4 cups cold water
1 tablespoon rapeseed oil
fresh ground black pepper
salt

Instructions:

In a medium pot, bring water to a boil. Add lentils and cook until tender but not overcooked about 15 minutes. Meanwhile, heat the 1 tablespoon rapeseed oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add pressed garlic, saute about 1 minute, then add chopped onion or leek, saute about 1 minute, after that add chopped bell peppers, hot pepper and saute 2 minutes, then add mushrooms and saute 1-2 minutes. Add chopped tomatoes and cook about 5 minutes. Place all cooked vegetables and cooked lentils (don’t drain add remained water too) into a large pot. Combine together, add tomato paste and season with salt, fresh ground black pepper and sugar, cook  about 10 minutes. Stir occasionally. If the mixture is too thick add more water. Serve hot as side dish or  main dish.

ENJOY!!!

“Lazy” Dumplings

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Ingredients:

2 lb cooked potatoes
1 egg
5 oz. Farmer cheese
4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons potato flour
salt 

Breadcrumb topping: 2 tablespoons unsalted butter and 1 tablespoon bread crumbs

Instructions:

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender, about 30 minutes. Drain and  allow them to cool. Process the potatoes through a ricer (or just mash them until there are no lumps). In a large bowl combine mashed potatoes, farmer cheese, all – purpose and potato flour, and egg. Mix by hand until the ingredients are combined into a ball. Add more flour, if needed. Flour a flat working surface, transfer the dough to the surface and knead the dough until it is smooth and pliable. Divided into parts and each part of dough roll it out into a “snake” that is about 1 inch thick. Cut into 1/2 -1 inches pieces, diagonally.

Meanwhile, in a large pot, bring water lightly salt to a boil. Throw the dough pieces into the water. Don’t overfill. Stir carefully to keep them from sticking to the bottom. Once the dumplings have risen, cook for an additional 3 minutes.

Serve with breadcrumbs topping. You can also fry them until golden brown.

Breadcrumb topping:

Melt butter in a pan. Add breadcrumbs. Allow the breadcrumbs to brown slightly. Add more butter, if needed.

ENJOY!

Chicken and Vegetables Jelly

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Ingredients:

9 cups cold water
2-3 stalks celery
4-5 small carrots
1/3 bunch parsley
1 cup corn
1 cup green peas
3 hard boiled eggs
2  chicken breasts
1 small onion
3 all spices
5 whole black pepper
salt
4 teaspoons Agar-agar (Plant Gelatine)

Instructions:

In a large pot, add water and chicken breast, cook on low-medium heat. Meanwhile, peel the onion, then roast on the flames of gas. The roasted onion and rest of ingredients (carrots, celery, parsley, all spices, whole black pepper) add into the pot. Then simmer around 1 hour. Taste, adjust seasonings. Strain the chicken broth and allow to cool.

Meanwhile, dice cooked carrots and separate cooked chicken into small pieces. Cut hard boiled eggs in quarters or slice. In glass jars or other glass containers, place egg, vegetables (carrots, green peas, corn) and chicken. And leave them aside.

Then measure the quantity of fluid and then add Agar_agar powder – Plant Gelatine (extract from red algae that is often used to stabilize emulsions or foams and to thicken or gel liquids) according to instruction on the bag ( 1 teaspoon for every 16 oz liquid) Only add to cold broth only!!!.  Bring the broth with added agar – agar to a boil, constantly stirring. Boil 1-2 minutes.

Add broth into the prepared jar with chicken and vegetables. Let it cool off, then place in a fridge overnight. Eat when the mixture thickens.

ENJOY!

Baked Sweet Potato and Almond Smoothie

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Ingredients:

1 cup baked sweet potato (2 sweet potatoes)
1 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
1 cup fresh apple juice
2 tablespoons almond flour
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
1 1/2 cups ice cubes

Instructions:

Wash and peel sweet potatoes.Dice into bite-size pieces. Preheat oven to 356 ºF. Bake sweet potato in preheated oven for about 50 minutes until tender. Allow to cool. In the blender, mix all the ingredients, at the end add ice cubes. Mix well again. Then serve.

ENJOY!!!

Soft Boiled Eggs

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Ingredients:

2 large organic eggs
4 cups water

Instructions:

Take eggs out of the refrigerator a few minutes before cooking. They should be at room temperature. Pour water into a pot and bring to a boil. Put the egg on a tablespoon and gently lower into the water, one a the time (the water must be constantly cooking in the pot).Cook the egg for:

  • 3,5 minutes (small eggs)
  • 4 minutes (medium eggs)
  • 5-5,5 minutes (large eggs)

After that, gently place the eggs in a bowl of ice water to stop from cooking. Then, serve.

ENJOY!!!