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Quick Garlic Shrimp and Couscous. This post is the first in our new series, Cooking for Hangry People!

Quick Garlic Shrimp and Couscous

Get ready for a series of 20-minute recipes, a podcast, and more. Picture this: you just got off work and ran to the gym, or picked up your littles at school or daycare. Summer Roll Bowl with Peanut Lime Sauce - Heavenlynn. Today is a day for a lazy recipe: a summer roll bowl with peanut lime saue for all those who are too lazy to wrap rice paper (like me at the moment).

Summer Roll Bowl with Peanut Lime Sauce - Heavenlynn

As I am writing this, I am procrastinating because I’m actually supposed to study for finals. Therefore, there won’t be a lot of text in this recipe, but more pictures. I hope that’s ok. In fact, my uncle asked me recently to write less in my posts, because it takes so long to scroll down to the actual recipe. Mexican Salad Bowls & Loaded Nachos. Green Pea Falafel Bowl.

Shrimp Tacos.

To Try Soon

FAVORITES. VEG. PASTA. CURRY. RISOTTO. MEXICAN. PIZZA. QUINOA. CHICKPEAS. WAFFLES (SAVOURY) BURGERS. SOBA. MEAT. LASAGNA. TOFU. Roti with spinach, green beans, mushrooms and... Mung Bean Stew on a Budget. Buying and eating healthy vegetarian whole foods is often a painfully expensive pleasure.

Mung Bean Stew on a Budget

Organic products, fresh fruits and vegetables, plant milks, special flours, nuts and seeds can easily crash any family budget. We can definitely vouch for that. For the last couple of years, our food expenses have doubtlessly been our highest cost each month. We have prioritized paying more for food and less for clothes and other stuff. But this doesn’t mean that we are just splurging away without looking at the price tag of that organic coconut oil. Korean Kimchi Wraps. A few days before Christmas, David’s uncle invited the whole family for a pre-Christmas dinner.

Korean Kimchi Wraps

The thing is that he’s not a fan of Christmas food. At all. So instead of traditional food he prepared a homemade Korean BBQ – with a full table of fermented and pickled vegetables, rice noodles, sauces, fresh bell pepper, seared salmon and meat ready to be thrown on the small table grills. Frittata Two Ways + New Zealand. LENTIL "MEATBALLS" IN LEMON PESTO. I cleaned up all the holiday remnants on Monday.

LENTIL "MEATBALLS" IN LEMON PESTO

I made piles of what needs to be returned, boxed up the decorations, and dumped our brittle wreath and miniature tree. No offense to you Christmas cheerleaders, but it all becomes a bit much for me - the lists, the toffee, the spending and the formalities. It honestly was a wonderful day, but I think this year, more than ever, we saw most clearly what we wanted from the celebration, or rather what we wanted to contribute to it, and I think next year will look different. PUMPKIN BLACK BEAN PATTIES. I have fallen into the black hole that is Instagram.

PUMPKIN BLACK BEAN PATTIES

While this space is pretty intentional, I like being able to share snapshots of everyday food and life. The people on there, they are hungry. Hungry for recipes. And while I just want that to be for fun, not for recipe sharing, a few eager voices requesting the recipe from the day I was experimenting with black beans and pumpkin in vegetarian burger form, seemed desperate. I didn't need too hard of a push to make them again. BUCKWHEAT BOWL WITH ROASTED ROMANESCO — Sprouted Kitchen. Preheat the oven to 400'.

BUCKWHEAT BOWL WITH ROASTED ROMANESCO — Sprouted Kitchen

With the romanesco, cut the florets away from the core. Leave the smaller ones intact and halve the large florets. Toss them onto a baking sheet. Clean the leeks and discard the tough dark green parts. VEGGIE NAAN'WICH WITH FETA CHICKPEA MASH — Sprouted Kitchen. I worked at a deli for a short season during college.

VEGGIE NAAN'WICH WITH FETA CHICKPEA MASH — Sprouted Kitchen

Bibimbap with tofu & pickled vegetables. We know that it has been terribly quiet around here during the last couple of weeks.

Bibimbap with tofu & pickled vegetables

Sorry for that. After we had sent the book manuscript to our editor (big sigh of relief there!) , all of us needed a short break to catch up on life again. The Perfect Picnic Pie. There is a small organic food store a few blocks from where we live.

The Perfect Picnic Pie

Apart from always having really nice fresh herbs and vegetables they also sell Turkish filo pastry hand pies called Börek, filled with spinach and feta cheese (similar to the Greek Spanakopita). And delicious mini baklavas. They make them daily and sell them waaaay too cheap. Almost everyone who visits their store leaves with a Börek in their hand and a baklawa tucked down in their bag. Guest Recipe: Kelp Noodle Pot. My inspiration interview with the Hemsley’s was so popular with you guys, so I think you’re all going to be really excited about their delicious guest recipe too, which is for kelp noodle pots. They describe it as: an instant hot dish to see you through working week lunches – no microwave needed.

Healthy Eating On-The-Go. One of the questions people always ask me is how do you stay healthy when you’re busy or out at work all day. It might seem like an impossible task, but trust me it’s way easier than you think! Plus taking your own food almost always tastes better than any store brought sandwich or unexciting salad, it’s much less expensive and it makes you feel so much more energised. So how do you do it? Every weekend I make big batches of the foods that will be the basis of my lunch.