Millet “Arrancini”

Millet "Arrancini"

Arrancini are of Italian origin, they are little rice balls, with a delicious filling and then fried. I wanted to create a healthy alternative and of course instead of using white rice, I was going to use one of the great Superfood grains. As I had used millet before to make Curry Patties, I knew… 

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Brown Rice Pad Thai

Pad-Thai

Pad Thai!!! I love Pad Thai – and I am sure most of us that have tried it, do too. It’s one of the most well-known Thai dishes and it can be found in every corner in Thailand. It’s such a nicely balanced and delicious dish for any time of the day. There a plenty… 

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Superfood Burrito

Superfood Burrito

A Burrito doesn’t have to be fast food, unhealthy and fatty. Nope, not at all. Actually, when I went through the typical ingredients a burrito contains, it’s usually made of many Superfoods! For example avocados, tomatoes and beans. However, when bought at a fast food stand, the filling is usually prepared wit a lot of… 

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Brown Rice California Hand Roll

Brown Rice California Roll

The California is my absolute favorite Sushi Roll. I was told that it’s not really traditionally Japanese, but each time I go to have Japanese food, I must have a California Roll. The best California Rolls I have ever eaten by the way, are served at Doraku Japanese restaurant in Miami. They chop the crab… 

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Turkey Satay

Turkey Satay

Making this dish always evokes a lot of childhood memories. As a child, I used to spend most of my summer vacation in Thailand. Satay skewers was one of my favorite dishes then, right after spring rolls! In Thailand, you can buy them with many street vendors that can be found along the way or… 

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Quinoa “Risotto”

Quinoa-Risotto

I came up with this idea, because I was thinking of a side for the stuffed chicken I was making the other night. I would usually make a risotto, so I was thinking of how to make it make it more Superfood-style. I felt that Quinoa would sort of have a similar shape and mouthfeel… 

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Soba Noodle Soup

Soba Noodle Soup

It took me literally less than 10 minutes to prepare this healthy dish and the other great thing about it is that it is also made out of ingredients that you can easily stock in your fridge and freezer and just take them out when you need them. The soup is inspired by the Japanese… 

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Thai Shrimp Salad

Thai Shrimp Salad

Thai salads are just so tasty and perfect for these hot summer days that we are now experiencing here in Miami, but also in most parts of Europe. In Thailand, you can have them with beef, shrimp, seafood, and they also come with glass noodles and are just wonderfully flavored with lime, fish sauce and… 

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Thai Brown Fried Rice

Brown Thai Fried Rice

Thai Fried Rice is probably one of the most popular dishes coming out of Thailand. And I noticed it was also usually the safe choice for tourists traveling in Thailand, when all the other dishes sounded too scary or were way too spicy. And yes, I can relate to Thai food being really spicy! But… 

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Bamboo Roll

Bamboo-Roll

There is quite some history related to this recipe! When I was at University, I had a Vietnamese roommate who introduced me to Fresh Vietnamese spring rolls. The first time we prepared them in our student kitchen, I was really amazed by their taste and and how fresh and light they were. Over the years… 

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Curry-Veggie Millet patties

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I discovered this recipe while I was searching for dishes that contain millet. It’s from the blog “From Scratch Fast” by Nicki Sizemore – by the way, one of my favorite sites. Really easy recipes and wonderful photography. Check it out! Well, so back to these patties, they contain 4 kind of Superfoods: Millet Carrots Peas Eggs… 

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Tofu Stir-fry with Millet

Stir fry Millet

So yesterday, I bought for the first time Millet – and ancient corn that came to us from Asia. I am just surprised about the wonderful taste it has, slightly sweet, not too nutty and it has a very stick consistency – reminded me a bit of polenta which I really love. This recipes contains… 

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