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Dinner Gluten Free Lunch

Asparagus, Pea & Lemon Risotto

My friend @happyherbivorekitchen posted a risotto a while back, that I immediately put down on my (ever growing) must-try-list. She had used a recipe from @happyskinkitchen that I followed pretty closely, and then added asparagus at the end. It was absolutely lovely, maybe even the best risotto I’ve had. I just loved the flavours coming together – zesty lemon, sweet leek and peas, creamy rice and fresh and crisp asparagus. Don’t miss out on this one!

Ingredients (serves 4):
1 small och 1/2 large leek
3-4 cloves of garlic
4 dl arborio rice
1 litre vegetable stock
2 dl frozen peas
1 lemon, zest and juice
1 bunch asparagus
olive oil, salt, pepper and nutritional yeast for seasoning

In a large pot or pan, add a dash of olive oil and sliced leek and chopped garlic. Sauté on medium heat until leek and garlic are soft. Turn the heat up and add the rice. Fry for a minute until the rice starts to look shiny.
Add 3-4 dl of boiling vegetable stock. (This is important! If you add cold stock the cooking of the rice stops. I usually keep a pot on low heat while making the risotto.) Count the cooking time from when you add the stock, in total 20-25 minutes.
Let the rice absorb the stock while stirring often. When there’s no liquid left, add another 1-2 dl of stock and repeat the process until all stock has been absorbed.
When you add the last of the stock, also add lemon juice and zest, peas and asparagus cut in large pieces. Once everything it heated, drizzle with olive oil and season to taste. For that parmesan flavour, add 1-2 tbsp of nutritional yeast. Enjoy!

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Asian Bowl Dinner Gluten Free Lunch Salad

Mushroom & Spinach Bibimbap

I’m really into Asian flavours at the moment, and this Korean bibimbap is a favourite. This recipe is @welldonesthlm ‘s cookbook “Vego på 30 minuter” (only available in Swedish as far as I know).
A quick breakdown of the bowl:
* mix of jasmine and black rice
* sliced mushrooms with garlic and spinach
* kimchi
* avocado
* cucumber
* vegan mayo
* dressing with soy sauce, sesame oil, rice vinegar and agave syrup
* black and white sesame seeds

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Asian Bowl Dinner Fruit & Berries Gluten Free Lunch

Mango Peanut Curry

I don’t make curries often enough! And when I finally did, apparently I forgot to write down the recipe… This sweet and spicy curry roughly includes onion and garlic, red curry paste, coconut milk, peanut butter, mango chutney, potatoes and carrots, lime and fresh mango. I served it with basmati rice, green soy beans, coriander and salted peanuts. Definitely need to recreate this one and measure it properly this time!

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Asian Dinner Lunch

Teriyaki Tofu Burrito

I had an absolutely great vegan burrito at @burritosandshakes by @tacobar the other week, and I have been dreaming of recreating it ever since. I was really happy with the result and will definitely be making this again.

• Rice (cooked with turmeric for colour)
• Black beans
• Red cabbage
• Tofu, marinated in teriyaki sauce and pan fried
• Natural cashews, roasted together with the tofu
• Coriander
• Extra teriyaki sauce
Roll it all up in a tortilla bread and enjoy!

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Asian Bowl Dinner Gluten Free Lunch Sauce, dip & salsa

Korean Rice Bowl

I was inspired by @plantndsoulkitchen to make a Korean rice bowl with a really tasty slaw. I found a more exact recipe from @erinireland, and I can tell you that we will be making this again soon. Loved the flavours! We used seitan instead of soy mince, which worked great.
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In a small bowl, combine 0,75 dl soy sauce or tamari with 0,75 dl brown sugar. Stir until the sugar dissolves. Add 1 tbsp sesame oil, 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh ginger and a pinch of chili flakes.
Sauté 1 finely chopped onion and then add 200 g seitan or other meat substitute. When cooked and cripsy, add the sauce and cook for another minute.
Serve hot with rice, avocado and a slaw made with red cabbage, baby spinach, olive oil, miso paste and salt. Sprinkle the bowl with chopped peanuts and black sesame seeds.

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Bowl Dinner Gluten Free Lunch

Avocado & Chickpea Rice Bowl

Just fill a bowl with some carbs and lots of veggies, and I’m happy! In this one I’ve put white and black rice, lightly steamed broccoli, cucumber, Shawarma spiced crispy chickpeas, pickled red onion, vegan mayo and sesame seeds. Can,t really go wrong when the avocado is that perfectly ripe, am I right?

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Asian Bowl Dinner Gluten Free Lunch

Rice & Teriyaki Tofu Wok

I love quick, flavourful meals (well, stating the obvious here!) and was thrilled when I found this recipe from my friend @whollynourishedrd. It ticks all the boxes for a great easy dish. Head over and check out her lovely feed for more inspiration!
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Here’s my take on the recipe: I put tofu slices to marinate in teriyaki sauce in the morning, and cooked a few deciliters of rice. When it was time to eat, I fried the tofu and roasted a handful of natural cashews. Next, I fried chopped garlic and chopped fresh ginger in sesame oil in a wok pan. Tossed in sliced red cabbage, sliced sugar snaps and rice. Drizzled with a bit of teriyaki and soy sauce, and sprinkled with sesame seeds and fresh coriander. All set!

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Dinner Gluten Free

Saffron Risotto

Saffron is a spice closely related to Christmas here in Sweden. And even though I’d love to bake more saffron buns, I realise I have to eat food too. So I made saffron risotto! It turned out really nice, and even though it does take a bit of time to stir that risotto, it’s still really simple to make.
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1 small onion, finely chopped
3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
1 dl white wine
0,5 g saffron
3 dl arborio rice
1 l of hot vegetable stock
1 tbsp nutritional yeast
olive oil
flat leaf parsley & cherry tomatoes for serving
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Gently sauté onion and garlic in olive oil until soft. Turn up the heat, add risotto rice and fry for a minute until the rice is shiny.
Add the wine and let it steam off. Next, add 2-3 dl of the hot (important!) stock and reduce the heat. Let simmer slowly until all liquid is absorbed.
Add 1-2 dl stock at a time, simmer and stir until fully absorbed before adding more stock. Keep the stock hot at all times.
When all vegetable stock has been absorbed, stir in the saffron. Season with salt and pepper to taste, add nutritional yeast for a cheesier flavour and a splash of olive oil for extra creaminess. Serve with cherry tomatoes and parsley.

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Bowl Dinner Fruit & Berries Gluten Free Lunch Salad

Orange Tofu Rice Bowl

Here’s a bowl for #turmerictuesday with the best tofu I’ve had in a long time!
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Orange tofu
1 packet of tofu, drained and pressed, but in cubes
Marinate for a few hours in juice and zest from 1/2 an orange, 2 tbsp soy sauce, 0,5 neutral oil, 0,5 tsp turmeric and 3 cloves of garlic, sliced. Toss the tofu in corn starch and bake in the oven at 225 C for 25-30 minutes. Toss a few time to bake at all sides.
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In the bowl:
rice boiled with turmeric and vegetable stock
green soy beans
mango
mushrooms, sliced and fried in a dry pan
cucumber
half an avocado dipped in sesame seeds
coriander and mint leaves
dressing with lime juice, soy sauce, sesame seed oil, mirin and sriracha

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Asian Bowl Dinner Gluten Free Lunch

Fried Rice with Sweet Potato

Happy World Vegan Day! A year ago, I wouldn’t have thought I’d eat a fully plantbased diet and enjoying it so much! I really honestly don’t feel like I miss anything non-vegan. I love how easy it it to eat like this, and vegan food can be advanced and complex as well as super simple and straightforward.

Here’s a really easy one, and a perfect way to use left over rice and odd bits of veggies. Here I’ve used turmeric rice and sweet potato cubes from the day before, and fried it with onion and garlic, pak choy, green lentils and mushrooms. I topped it with peanuts, coriander, sweet chili and a tahini drizzle.