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DIRTY DOZEN & CLEAN FIFTEEN

Today I want to share the “dirty dozen & clean fifteen” lists with you guys. It’s all about which foods you should strive for buying organic in terms of your own health and the environment, and which are less harmful.

The “Dirty dozen” list is a list of the fruit and vegetables that contains most chemicals, and which you should always strive for buying organic. And the “Clean fifteen” list is a list of the fruit and vegetables that contains the smallest amount of chemicals, and which are better/more okay to buy non-organic.

The best thing would of course be to buy everything organic, both for the Planet and for your own health. But if the budget is too tight, then here is a list of the ‘worst’ ones (the dirty dozens), which are most harmful to your health, and a list of the ‘better’ ones (the clean fifteen).

 

Dirty dozen

1. Strawberries
2. Spinach
3. Nectarines
4. Apples
5. Grapes
6. Peaches
7. Cherries
8. Pears
9. Tomatoes
10. Celery
11. Potatoes
12. Sweet bell peppers

 

Clean fifteen

1. Avocados
2. Sweet corn
3. Pineapple
4. Cabbages
5. Onions
6. Sweet peas
7. Papayas
8. Asparagus
9. Mangoes
10. Eggplants
11. Honeydews
12. Kiwis
13. Cantaloupes
14. Cauliflower
15. Broccoli 

 

Reference

Book: Food Pharmacy – Lina Nertby Aurell & Mia Clase
EWG’s 2018 Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce (EWG)

Health

DELICIOUS GREEN SMOOTHIE RECIPE

green smoothie

I’ve been wanting to drink green smoothies more often for a long time now, but I just haven’t really found the right recipe. I’ve tried Greenwitch smoothies, which is such a lovely company where you can get green smoothies delivered every week, but I wanted to be able to do it at home so I could do it a bit cheaper. However, if you have the money I can recommend checking out Julie’s business.

 

Here you go: A delicious, healthy green smoothie recipe!

  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1/2 avocado
  • the juice of half a lemon
  • 2 cm of chopped ginger
  • 4-6 portions of frozen spinach
  • some rice milk
  • water+ can be added to boost your smoothie; grinder flaxseeds, chia seeds, acai powder, spirulina, wheatgrass etc.

green smoothie

The old saying goes “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”. But, I don’t really think one apple is enough, most of us need to eat A LOT more greens to be healthy and thriving, so I think we should change the old saying to:

“A green smoothie a day, keeps the doctor away”

 

 

Are you drinking green smoothies? Or would you like to join me and start getting some more vitamins and nutrients into your body? Then try this recipe! Ps, if you are going to start making smoothies, then I’ll recommend buying some stainless steel straws instead of using plastic straws

Health Inspiration

HEALTHY LIFESTYLE TIPS

It’s January and a new year, and there’s no better time to start getting into lots of healthy habits to live your best life! I fully agree that we are all different, and that it might not be in your interest to get into healthy habits, I completely respect that. But, I do want to say that if you want to feel better, look better, feel more energised and productive and hopefully also feel much better once you get older – then these are some of the tips that might help you achieve all of that!

Here you go, some healthy lifestyle tips:

 

Get enough sleep

Preferably 7-8 hours each night, and the best is to get to bed before 10pm. Turn of the television and electronics at least 1 hour before going to bed since the electric blue light disturbs your body and makes it harder for you to fall asleep. Read a book, or have a good talk with a loved one instead.

 

Eat alkaline food

Eat plenty of vegetables and beans! Especially the green vegetables (broccoli, spinach, kale etc.).

Highly alkaline food: 
– green vegetables
– green salad and seaweed
– potatoes
– sprouts, nuts and seeds
– sesame- and flax seeds
– almonds and brazil nuts
– pumpkin seeds and coconut
– garlig, turmeric and ginger
– avocado
– herbal teas, green and white tea
– olive-, coconut- and flaxseeds oil
 

 

Avoid acidic food

Meat, sugar, candy, sodas. If your body gets too much acidic food it creates an unhealthy and inflamed environment in your body where sickness, pain and overweight can grow.

Very acidic food: 
– meat
– eggs
– sugar and honey
– artificial sweeteners
– vinegar
– dairy products – especially cheese
– industrial processed food
– junkfood
– margarine
– frying oil
– candy and cakes
– alcohol
– black tea and ordinary coffee
– sodas
– fruitjuice
– energy and sportsdrinks

 

Drink lemon water 

When you wake up in the morning drink some hot water with the juice from half a lemon. This helps the digestion and it detoxes the body. After drinking this wait at least 1/2 hour before eating breakfast.

 

Drink lots of water during the day, but not while you are eating 

Drink 2 litres of water or more during the day, but not while you are eating since this disturbs the digestion process and the absorption of the nutrients from the food.

 

Chew your food thoroughly and eat slowly 

Chew your food until it becomes liquid before you swallow it. If you don’t chew the food enough, acid will be created in the body.

 

Exercise – move your body 

Move your body, get your pulse up and sweat out all the toxins from your body. Moving, fx through yoga, also massages your organs and makes your body function better and creates more blood flow and improves digestion. It also releases endorphins which is a “happy hormone”, which makes you feel happier.

 

Drink herbal tea 

Switch the coffee out with some herbal tea (fx green tea).

 

Mental health

Think happy and nice thoughts about yourself. Start to really love yourself and your body just as it is right now. Think that you want to take good care of your body by filling it with lots of healthy food, so it will be fresh and healthy all your life. Look yourself in the mirror each day and tell yourself that you love you <3

 

Do things that you love 

Read, relax, go for a walk in nature, dance, talk, go to a spa a sauna – do things that makes you happy and spend your time with people who makes you feel good and who you love.

 

Take care of your body 

Use natural products, and smear your body into oils. Drybrush your skin. Give yourself a nice oil massage on the body, in the face and your scalp Take a nice bath, scrub your skin. Just relax.

 

These were some of my favourite health tips for taking good care of oneself and ones body. I do want to notice that it’s all about balance. There’s no health in restricting yourself to only eat vegetables all the time, listen to your body and treat yourself once in a while as well, that is also healthy for your soul.
Please share some of your favourite health tips as well! 

Food Health

MY CURRENT HEALTH FAVOURITES

Jeg har ikke lige fået noteret nogle interessante links i den forgangne uge, så istedet for tænke jeg, at i kunne få nogle af mine nuværende sundhedsfavoritter!

Matcha
Matcha pulveret* er helt fantastisk og har 137 flere antioxidanter end normal grøn te, og så er det rig på fibre, klorofyl, vitaminer og det hjælper med at holde blodsukkeret lavt. Der er tonsvis af fordele ved at indtage det skønne matcha pulver, og jeg kan kun anbefale at prøve en matcha latte! (1 tsk matcha pulver, 1 dl plantemælk, 1 tsk kokosolie, lidt ceylonkanel, lidt vaniljepulver og 2,5 dl kogt vand – blendet sammen og voila, en skøn matcha latte!)

Gurkemeje
Gurkemeje* er et andet vidunderkrydderi, og ligesom matcha kan gurkemejen også bringe dig masser af sundhed. Det er antiinflammatorisk, sænker risikoen for hjertesygdom og kræft og meget, meget mere. Gurkemejen kan både bruges i mad retter, og ellers i en skøn ‘turmeric latte‘ – men husk lige at proppe peber i også, for det øger indtagelsen af stoffet curcumin med 2000 %!

Maca
Maca pulver* har en positiv effekt på hormon balancen samt øger fertiliteten hos både mænd og kvinder, og kan derfor anbefales til kvinder der vil stabilisere deres hormoner, på energiniveauet og er en sundhedsbooster der forbedrer immunsystemet. Jeg er selv begyndt at bruge det i min havregrød om morgnen og det kan også tilføjes i fx en matcha latte.

Sauerkraut
Eller surkål*, er fyldt med probiotika. Probiotika er fantastisk for din tarmflora, og hjælper med at gøre din fordøjelse og dit immunsystem bedre. Jeg prøver at snige lidt surkål ind når jeg spiser salater engang imellem. En anden god måde man kan få probiotika på, er i form af kombucha. Selv tager jeg også et probiotika kosttilskud hver morgen for at vedligeholde en sund tarmflora.

Hvad er dine sundhedsfavoritter?

*Affiliate links. Men du kan også finde alle sagerne i næsten alle fysiske og online helsekost butikker

English:

I haven’t written any interesting links down in the past week, and therefore I thought that I instead could share some of my health favourites with you today!

Matcha
Matcha powder* is amazing and has 137 times more antioxidants than normal green tea, it is rich in fiber, chlorophyl, vitamins and it helps to lower the blood sugar. There are tons of benefits to taking the matcha powder, and I can only recommend you to try a matcha latte! (1 tsp of matcha powder, 1 cup of plantmilk, 1 tsp of coconut oil, pinch of ceylon cinnamon, pinch of vanilla powder and 2,5 cups of boiled water – blend it all together and voila, a lovely matcha latte!)

Turmeric
Turmeric* is another wonder spice, and just like matcha can turmeric also provide you with a lot of health benefits. It is anti-inflammatory, lower the risk of heart disease, cancer and much, much more. Turmeric can both be used when cooking, but also in a lovely turmeric latte – but remember to put some pepper in it as well, since this enhances the cur cumin with 2000%!

Maca 
Maca powder* has a positive effect on the hormonel balance and enhances fertility in both men and women, it can therefore be recommended for women who try to stabilize their hormones, on energy level and it is a real health booster which improves the immunesystem. I have started to use it in my oatmeal in the morning, and it can also be added into fx a matcha latte.

Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut* is filled with probiotics. Probiotics is fantastic for your gut, and it helps improve your digestion and your immune system. I try to add some sauerkraut whenever I eat a salad once in a while. Another good way to get probiotics is in the form of kombucha. I also take a probiotic supplement each morning to maintain a healthy gut.

What is your health favourites?

*Affiliate links. But you can also find almost all of the above things in most health stores.

Sources:
Health benefits of matcha
10 proven health benefits of turmeric and curcumin
Top 5 maca root benefits and nutrition
7 health benefits of sauerkraut
Food Pharmacy
A Pukka Life

Food Health

FOCUS ON EATING SLOWLY

Jeg tror de fleste af os har hørt på et eller andet tidspunkt i vores liv, at vi skal huske at tygge maden og ikke bare kaste den i os. Men hvorfor er det egentlig?

Hvis man bare kaster maden i sig, så når kroppen ikke at forberede sig på, at den skal fordøje noget, hvilket gør at de store klumper mad du kaster ned i maven har svært ved at blive nedbrudt.

Hvis du derimod tygger din mad, så signalerer dette til kroppen at den skal fordøje noget.

Nedbrydningsprocessen starter altså allerede i munden. Jo mere du tygger maden og gør den flydende inden du sluger den, jo bedre er det for din fordøjelse og din krop, da du gør arbejdet meget lettere.

Det er også bevist, at folk der spiser langsommere spiser mindre. Undersøgelser har vist, at folk der spiser deres mad meget hurtigt, også typisk er de folk der har tendens til at blive overvægtige.

Så et lille godt råd, er at have mere fokus på at tygge maden til den er flydende inden du synker den. Man kan også prøve at have mere fokus på ‘mindful eating’. Prøve at være mere til stede når du spiser. Lad være med at sidde på din mobil, computer eller se tv. Prøv at koncentrere dig om din mad, nyd den og tyg den godt og grundigt.

English:
I think most of us have heard at some point in our life, that we need to chew our food and not just throw it into us. But why is that? 

If you just throw the food into your stomach, the body is not prepared to digest something, which makes the big food limo you just threw into your stomach very hard to digest. 

If you instead chew your food, this signals to your body that it needs to digest something. The breakdown process already starts in the mouth. The more you chew the food and make it more liquid before you swallow it, the better it is for your digestion and your body, since you make the work much easier.

It has also been proven that people to eat more slowly eat less food. Studies have shown that people who eat their food very fast, are typically also people who have a tendency to become overweight. 

So a little tip is to chew your food until it is liquid before you swallow it. You can also try to have more focus on ‘mindful eating’. Try to be more present and mindful when you eat. Stop looking at your phone, computer or at the TV. Try to concentrate on your food, enjoy it and chew it thoroughly.

Sources: 
Why slow eaters may burn more calories
Why chewing your food can change your life


Read also:
Anti-inflammatory food 

Food Health

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY FOOD

Man kan spise mad som enten er inflammatorisk, eller anti-inflammatorisk. Inflammatorisk mad skaber inflammation i kroppen, som gør at kroppen bliver dårligere rystet. Det danner grobund for sygdomme (fedme, hjertesygdom, kræft), svækker immunforsvaret og meget andet. Derfor er det super vigtigt at størstedelen af ens madindtag er anti-inflammatorisk, da disse fødevarer kan bekæmpe inflammationen i kroppen.

Kort sagt, hvis du gerne vil være sund og rask – så skal du spise mest anti-inflammatorisk mad.

/ You can eat inflammatory food, or anti-inflammatory food. Inflammatory food creates inflammation in the body which lays the foundation for diseases (obesity, heart disease, cancer) and weakens the immune system and much more. Therefore it is very important that the majority of the food we eat is anti-inflammatory, since these foods can fight the inflammation in the body. 

Simply said, if you want to be healthy and well – you need to eat mainly anti-inflammatory food.

Anti-inflammatoriske fødevarer / Anti-inflammatory foods:

Broccoli

Spinat / Spinach

Rødbede / Beets

Blåbær / blueberries

Ananas / pineapple

Tomater / tomatoes

Valnødder / walnuts

Chiafrø / chia seeds

Hørfrø / flaxseeds

Gurkemeje / turmeric

Ingefær / ginger

Hvidløg / garlic

Grøn te / green tea 

… og mange, mange flere. Hvis du vil lære mere omkring antiinflammatorisk mad, så bare søg på google og der kommer et hav af bøger frem.
/ … and much more. If you want to learn more about anti-inflammatory food, just search on google and a ton of books will appear.

 

Read also: What alkaline food is and why it is good for you

Food Health

WHAT ALKALINE FOOD IS AND WHY IT IS GOOD FOR YOU

I bund og grund har jeg længe vidst hvad der er sundt, og hvad der ikke er lige så sundt, at spise for vores krop. Men for nylig lærte jeg et helt nyt term, som jeg aldrig havde hørt om før: alkaline (eller på dansk: basisk) mad.

Hele tankegangen bag alkaline mad, er at den mad vi indtager har forskellig pH-værdi. Den kan enten være syreholdig eller basisk. Kroppen har det bedst hvis den er basisk, og skal derfor gerne ligge på en pH-værdi på 7 eller derover.

Hvorfor er det så lige, at vores krop helst skal være basisk?

Hvis vores indre er fyldt med for meget syre, så er dette grobund for inflammation i kroppen. Og inflammation er IKKE godt. Hvis du har for meget inflammation i kroppen, så har du større risiko for diverse sygdomme som hjertekar-sygdomme, kræft, type 2-diabetes og mange andre. Man kan bekæmpe inflammation ved at spise mere anti-inflammatorisk mad (hvilket jeg også vil skrive et blogindlæg om på et tidspunkt), og ved simpelthen at holde sin krop basisk, hvilket gøres ved at indtage basisk mad.

Hvad er basisk mad så?

Generelt er grøntsager, og især de grønne af slagsen, basiske. Nogle af de bedste ting du kan indtage er avokado, spinat og andre bladgrøntsager, kål, agurk, broccoli, peberfrugter og bladselleri. Derudover er citron også rigtig basisk, og et godt tip er at starte hver morgen ud med varmt vand med noget citronsaft i.

Hvad er syreholdig mad?

Syreholdig mad er blandt andet kød, slik, kager, sukker, kaffe og alkohol.
På skemaet nedenfor kan du se en oversigt over de forskellige fødevarer og hvor de ligger på pH-skalaen.

Noget af det jeg især har fundet interessant ved de alkaline bøger jeg har læst (Alkaline kuren af Dr. Stephan Domenig og Alkaline Living af Bettinna Delfs) er, at forfatterne har taget et meget holistisk synspunkt når det kommer til at leve et sundt liv. De fortæller også om hvordan at søvn, motion, frisk luft, glæde og glade tanker er en lige så stor del, af det at være sund.

English:

I have known for many years what is healthy and what is not healthy for our bodies. But recently I just learned a new term which I had never heard before: alkaline food.

The philosophy behind alkaline food, is that the food you eat can have different pH-values. It can either be acidic or alkaline. The body functions best if it’s in an alkaline state, and therefore your pH-value should be 7 or above.

Why is it that our bodies should be alkaline?

If our internal is filled up with too much acid, this will be a soil for inflammation in the body. And inflammation is NOT good. If you have too much inflammation in the body, you have a higher risk of getting diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, type 2-diabetes and many others. You can fight inflammation by eating more anti-inflammatory food (which I’m also going to make a blog post about soon), and by keeping your body alkaline, which can be done by eating alkaline food.

What is alkaline food?

In general it’s vegetables, especially the green ones, which is alkaline. Some of the best things you can eat is avocado, spinach and other green leafs, kale, cucumber, broccoli, peppers and celery. Besides that lemon is really alkaline, and a good tip is to start each morning with a cup of hot water with some lemon water.

What is acidic food?

Acidic food is meat, candy, cakes, sugar, coffee or alcohol.
On the chart above you can see where the different foods are on the pH-scale.

Some of the things I’ve found especially interesting in the books I have read about alkaline living (Alkaline diet by Dr. Stephan Domenig and Alkaline Living by Bettinna Delfs) is that the Authors take a very holistic approach when it comes to living a healthy life. They mention how sleep, exercise, fresh air, happiness and happy thoughts also plays a big role in determining your healthy state.

Read also: Get out in nature and get grounded

Health

WHY I DON’T DRINK MILK ANYMORE

Jep, i dag skal det handle om mælk. Min egen ‘mælke rejse’ har været længe undervejs. Ligesom de fleste andre danskere er jeg også vokset op med at man gerne skulle have 1 glas mælk om dagen for at blive sund og rask. Så det drak jeg i mange år.

Da jeg var omkring de 12-13 år kan jeg huske at jeg pludselig begyndte at tænke over hvad det egentlig var for noget jeg drak. Jeg fik billeder i hovedet af hvordan denne hvide substans kom fra en ko’s yver – og det fik jeg ærlig talt decideret kvalme over. Dette gjorde at jeg i lange perioder stoppede med at drikke mælk. Alligevel vendte jeg altid tilbage til det, fordi jeg stadig var af den overbevisning, at jeg skulle have mælk for at være sund og rask.

Mælk og sygdomme
Jeg kan ikke huske den præcise alder, men jeg tror jeg har været omkring de 15-16 år da jeg igen stoppede helt med at drikke mælk, på dette tidspunkt var det fordi jeg havde en del bumser og fik læst mig frem til at der kunne være en sammenhæng mellem mælkeindtag og bumser. Og så skruer vi lige tiden frem til 2015-16 hvor jeg begyndte at lære om veganisme. Her så jeg tonsvis af dokumentarer og researchede en masse, og fandt frem til hvor usundt at mælk er. Ja, der er kalcium i mælk – men, der er også dårlige ting.

I årevis har vi fået fortalt af mælkeindustrien, at for at få stærke knogler – så skal vi drikke mælk. I dag viser der sig dog en sammenhæng mellem de lande der drikker mest mælk, også har flere mennesker ramt af knogleskørhed. Knogleskørhed betyder at man har skrøbelige knogler og nedsat knoglestyrke. Udover knogleskørhed er der også blevet lavet studier som viser en sammenhæng mellem mælk og forskellige typer kræft, udviklingen af type 1 diabetes og øget kolesterol tal.

Komælk er til kalve
Prøv lige at tænk lidt over den sætning engang. Komælk er produceret af koen, som føde for dens kalv. Koens mælk er altså lavet på en sådan måde at en lille kalv, skal kunne vokse sig stor og blive til en ko. Mennesker er ikke køer, og det der er i mælken er altså ikke ment til os. Ja, vi mennesker skal have mælk i de første år af vores liv – men det skal være fra vores egen mor, brystmælk.

Men hvad skal man så drikke, og hvad skal man spise for at få kalcium?
Du kan bare drikke vand. Meget simpelt. Egentlig behøver du ikke drikke noget for at få dit kalcium. Dog kan det være svært for mange at droppe mælk da de er vant til det, eller da de bruger det til mange madretter. Men bare rolig, her er der fantastisk mange plantedrikke som du kan bruge istedet – havremælk, rismælk, soyamælk, mandelmælk!

Men hvordan får man så kalcium tænker du så? Det kan du få igennem mange ting. Spinat, broccoli, tofu, sesamfrø, appelsiner, mandler, kidney bønner, kål osv. Helt overordnet set så skal du ikke være bange for at komme til at lide af kalcium mangel så længe du lever sundt og spiser varieret og får nok mad.


English:
Yep, today it’s going to be all about milk. My own ‘milk journey’ has been a long one. Like most other Danes (or just people in general) I grew up with the information that I had to drink at least 1 glass of milk per day in order to be healthy. So I drank it for many years.

But when I was about 12-13 years old I remember starting to actually think about what it was that I drank. I got images in my head of this white substance coming out from a cow – and I literally felt sick of the thought and got nausea. This resulted in long periods where I stopped drinking milk. However, I always kept going back to drinking it, because I was still very convinced that I needed to drink it in order to stay healthy.

Milk and sicknesses
I cannot remember the exact age, but I think I’ve been around 15-16 years old when I completely stopped drinking milk, at this time it was mostly because I had a lot of pimples and I had read about a connection between drinking milk and getting pimples/acne. Fast forward to 2015-16 when I started to learn about veganism. I watched a lot of documentaries and did a lot of research, and found out how unhealthy milk actually is. Yes, there is calcium in it – but there are also bad things in it.

For years we’ve been told by the milk industry that in order to get strong bones – we need to drink milk. However, studies are showing that the countries which drink most milk, have a higher percentage of people getting osteoporosis. Osteoporosis means that you get vulnerable bones and reduced bone strength. Besides osteoporosis there have been made several studies showing a connection between milk and several types of cancer, the development of type 1 diabetes and rising cholesterol.

Cow’s milk is for calves 
Just try to think about that sentence. Cow’s milk is produced by the cow, in order to feed it’s calve. Cow’s milk is thereby constructed in such a way to make the calve be able to grow big and become a full grown cow. Humans are not cows, and what’s in the milk is not meant for us. Yes, humans do need milk in the first years of their lifes – but it has to be from our own mother, breastmilk.

But what can you drink instead, and what should you eat to get calcium?
You can just drink water. Very simple. You actually do not need to drink anything in order to get calcium. However, it can be difficult for many to quit drinking milk because they are so used to it, or what to use as a substitute when cooking food. But don’t worry, there are lots of plant drinks you can use instead – oat milk, rice milk, soy milk, almond milk!

But how do I get my calcium? You can get it through many things. Spinach, broccoli, tofu, sesame seeds, oranges, almonds, kidney beans, kale etc. In general you do not have to worry about suffering from calcium deficiency as long as you eat healthy and a wide range of foods, and that you eat enough food.

Sources:
12 Frightening facts about milk
Debunking the milk myth: Why milk is bad for your bones
Is milk good for our bones?
Dangers of dairy milk
Milk consumption and prostate cancer
The truth about hormones in milk

Documentaries to watch:
What The Health
Cowspiracy

Videos:
Dr. Michael Klaper about cow’s milk
The scary truth about dairy
Dairy: 6 reasons you should avoid it at all costs

Food

VEGAN POTATO BEAN RECIPE

Min kæreste og jeg har fundet på en ny opskrift, som vi allerede har spist maaange gange. Den er virkelig nem at lave og så mætter den enormt meget og smager super godt!

Ingredienser
1 løg
2 fed hvidløg
6-7 mellem/store kartofler
3 gulerødder
2 dåser kidneybønner
Rismælk
Ca. 1 dl vand
2 tsk curry paste
Ris

Først så sætter du risene over, vi plejer at bruge brune ris. Derefter så skærer du bare løget ud i små tern og steger det sammen med hvidløgene i en gryde sammen med curry pasten. Herefter skærer du kartofler ud i små tern, river gulerødderne og propper også dette op i gryden. Husk at skylle kidney bønnerne inden brug, og derefter skal de også bare op i gryden sammen med ca. 1. dl vand og undervejs tilsætter du rismælk (bare tilsæt mere undervejs, det skal gerne ende med at være en dejlig cremet konsistens). Og efter ca. 30 minutter har du en dejlig ret med ris og kartofler og bønner!

My boyfriend and I have made up a new recipe which we’ve already eaten many times. It is super easy to make and is so filling and taste very good!

Ingrediens
1 onion
2 cloves of garlic
6-7 mediumsized/big potatoes
3 carrots
2 cans of kidney beans
Rice milk
Around 1 cup of water
2 teaspoon of curry paste
Rice

First you set the rice over, we usually use brown rice. Hereafter you cut the onion into small squares and roast it together with the garlic in a pot together with the curry paste. After this you cut the potatoes into small squares, grate the carrots and put this into the pot as well. Remember to rinse the kidney beans with water before use, and then add these in as well into the pot together with around 1 cup of water and add rice milk as you go (just add some more as it cooks, it should end up having a lovely creamy consistency). And after around 30 minutes you have a lovely dish with rice, beans and potatoes!

Read also: How to Eat Vegan Food for a Whole Week

Copenhagen Food

CAFÉ RECOMMENDATION – SOULS

I forgårs havde jeg fødselsdag, og den blev fejret på Souls sammen med min mor, far, søster og kæreste. Jeg havde længe gerne ville forbi Souls, både fordi det er en ren plantebaseret restaurant, deres mad ser hammer lækker ud, og caféen ser bare hyggelig ud. Og, jeg synes i den grad at den levede op til mine forventninger. Maden var virkelig lækker, og stedet super hyggeligt. I går smagte jeg deres “Souls burger”og sweet potato fries – så lækkert.

Lidt om stedet
Souls blev startet for ca. 1 år siden (det fejrer de faktisk denne lørdag) af to australiere. Hovedtankene er at putte mere tanke ind i maden på tallerkenen, og tænke over ikke at belaste miljøet for meget. Derfor er det også en ren vegansk restaurant, men kvaliteten af maden er virkelig høj, og der er virkelig blevet gjort noget ud af maden, som har masser af smag. Selve atmosfæren på caféen er virkelig hyggelig. Der er paller over det hele, små blomster og grønt, og alt i alt bare en rigtig hyggelig stemning. Jeg kan især forestille mig at når vejret bliver godt her til forår og sommer, at det også er super hyggeligt at sidde udenfor på Melchiors Plads og nyde maden, eller en kold juice eller smoothie.

Jeg skal helt klart tilbage igen, for jeg vil også gerne prøve nogle af deres salad bowls, deres pandekage stakke, deres brunch, deres chai latte og deres coconut latte! Så ja, helt klart en anbefaling herfra.

Adresse
Melchiors Plads 3, 2100 København Ø

This Wednesday I had birthday and I celebrated it on Souls together with my mom, dad, sister and boyfriend. I had been wanting to visit Souls for a long time, both because it’s an all-plantbased restaurant, their food look so good and the café just look really nice and cozy. And it definitely lived up to my expectations. The food was so delicious, and the place was just really lovely. Yesterday I tried their “Souls burger” and sweet potato fries – so delicious.

A little bit about the place
Souls was founded for about a year ago (which they actually celebrate this Saturday) by two Australians. The main thought behind the restaurant is to put more conscious thought into the food on the plate, and think about the footprint it leaves on the Earth to make the food. Therefore it is an entirely plant based restaurant, but the quality of the food is really high, and there have really been cared for the food, which contains a lot of taste. The atmosphere in the place is really cozy. There are wood everywhere, small flowers and green stuff, and all in all it’s just a really lovely ambiance. I can especially imagine that when the weather gets better here in the Spring and Summer, that it will be really lovely to sit outside at Melchiors Plads and enjoy the food, or a cold juice or smoothie.

I’m definitely going to come back again, because I really want to try some of their salad bowls, pancake stakes, their brunch, their chai latte and their coconut latte! So yep, definitely a recommendation from me.

Adresse
Melchiors Plads 3, 2100 Copenhagen


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