Snack Hacks: Razz O’Cado Ice Cream

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This recipe might be the quickest and easiest Snack Hack yet! Two ingredients and done super fast! The avocado makes the ice cream very creamy, and filling!

Recipe/Recept 

2 avocados / 2 avokados 

1 bag of frozen raspberries / 1 påse frysta hallon

1. In a food processor, mix together avocado and raspberries until creamy. / I en mixer, mixa hallon och avokado krämigt.

2. Done! / Klart!

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Snack Hacks: Chia Pudding with Blueberries

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Recipe / Recept 

3 tbsp of chia seeds / 3 msk chiafrön 

0.4-0.6 cups of almond coconut milk / 1-1.2 dl mandel kokosmjölk 

blueberries / blåbär 

1.Mix chia seeds & milk. / Blanda chiafrön med mjölk.

2. Let sit in the fridge for about 4 hours or over night. / Låt stå i kylen i ca 4 timmar eller över natten.

3. Mix and top with blueberries. / Blanda och toppa med blåbär.

4. Done! / Klart!

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Snack Hacks: Warm Cinna Spiced Apples

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Recipe / Recept 

1 Apple / 1 Äpple 

1 tbsp of sugar / 1 msk socker 

0.5 tbsp of cinnamon / 0.5 msk kanel 

1 tsp of coconut oil / 1 tsk kokosolja 

yogurt / yoghurt 

1.Slice the apple. / Skiva äpplet.

2. Mix the cinnamon and sugar. / Blanda socker och kanel.

3. Lightly coat the apple slices in the cinnamon sugar. / Vänd äppelskivorna i kanel-sockret.

4. Heat up a pan with coconut oil. / Värm up en panna med kokosolja.

5. Sautée the apples for about 5 min on the first side and 2 min on the other side, or until a little golden. / Stek äppelskivorna ca 5 min på första sidan och 2 min på den andra sidan, eller tills gyllene.

6. Serve with yogurt. / Servera med yoghurt.

7. Done! / Klart!

Snack Hacks – Coconut Coated Chocolate Strawberries

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Recipe / Recept

Strawberries / Jordgubbar

Chocolate Chips (or other kind of chocolate) / Choklad

Unsweetened shredded coconut / Kokosflingor

1. Start by melting the chocolate in the microwave, put in on high for 60 sec, stir and then melt again on 60 sec. / Börja med att smälta chokladen i micron, micro på hög värme i 60 sek, ta ut och rör, och micra i 60 sek till.

2. Dip the strawberries, one by one and coat in coconut. / Doppa jordgubbarna en och en och rulla i kokos.

3. Keep in the fridge. / Förvara i kylen.

4. Done! / Klart!

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3 Ingredient Chocolate Truffles – Chokladtryfflar på 3 ingredienser

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Ok… i don’t know if I’m the only one guilty of being stuck at these tasty videos on Facebook, where everything they make look delicious (it’s seldom healthy, and seldom holds nutritional value, but still). Last week I didn’t only look, but I actually MADE two of the recipes that I had seen, and the first one was these delicious 3 ingredient chocolate truffles. I wouldn’t call them truffle truffles, but they were really delicious. In the original video they used chocolate sprinkles, which I exchanged for coconut! Try it out!

Recipe / Recept 

1 jar of condensed milk / 1 burk kondenserad mjölk 

40 g of butter / 40 g smör 

2/3 cups of cacao powder / 1.6 dl kakao 

unsweetened coconut flakes / osötad kokos

1. Melt the butter in a pot. / Smält smöret i en kastrull.

2. Add the condensed milk and the cacao powder. / Lägg i den kondenserade mjölken och kakaon.

3. Let simmer while stirring for about 8-10 min, or until the batter loosens from the sides of the pot. / Låt puttra medan du rör i ca 8-10 min, eller tills smeten lossnar från kanterna av kastrullen.

4. Butter a plate and pour on the chocolate batter. / Smöra en tallrik och häll på smeten.

5. Let cool in the fridge for about 1.5 h. / Låt svalna i kylen i ca 1.5 timmar.

6. Roll small balls and coat in coconut or sprinkles. / Rulla små bollar och täck i kokos eller strössel.

7. Done! / Klart!

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Raspberry Caves – Hallongrottor

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This is the Swedish version of a snickerdoodle, or similar, childhood cookie that your grandma would offer you when you went over for coffee in the afternoon. They are quite similar to regular thumbprint cookies, but they are larger and the dough contains a little bit of baking powder. They are very easy to make, and super cute to have around!

Recipe / Recept

1.8 cups of flour / 4.5 dl mjöl

0.35 cups of sugar / 0.75 dl socker

200 g butter / 200 g smör

1 tsp baking powder / 1 tsk bakpulver

1 tsp vanilla / 1 tsk vaniljsocker

raspberry jam / hallonsylt

1.Preheat the oven to 400 F. / Sätt ugnen på 200 grader.

2. In a blender, mix all ingredients except jam until a dough is formed. / I en mixer, mixa alla ingredienser utom sylten tills det blivit en deg.

3. Roll small balls and press out in a muffin thin. / Rulla bollar och tryck ut i en muffin form.

4. Create a cave in the middle with your thumb. / Skapa en grotta i mitten med hjälp av din tumme.

5. Fill the hole with jam. / Fyll hålet med sylt.

6. Bake for about 12 min, or until golden on top. / Grädda i ca 12 min, eller tills gyllene på toppen.

7. Done! / Klart!

P.S Stays well in the freezer. / P.S Förvaras väl i frysen.

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Easy & Pretty Carrot Sponge Cake – Lätt och Vacker Morots Sockerkaka

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I love carrot cake! Always have and, probably, always will. Although, I always get stuck while making it just because the normal recipe requires a lot of canola oil, which I never seem to have at home. Therefore, this version is a little easier, and made out of a normal sponge cake. I even used the classic mold with the hole in the middle and just filled it with a sunflower for the pretty look of it! Nonetheless, this cake won’t disappoint any of you carrot-cake-lovers. It’s just as delicious.

Recipe / Recept

3 eggs / 3 ägg

1.2 cups of sugar / 3 dl socker

1 cup of flour / 2.5 dl mjöl

1.5 tsp baking powder / 1.5 tsk bakpulver 

1 tsp of vanilla extract / 1 tsk vaniljsocker 

1/3 stick of butter / 75 g smör

1/2 cups of water / 1 dl vatten 

2 carrots, grated / 2 morötter, rivna

1.5 tsp of cinnamon / 1.5 tsk kanel

1.5 tsp cardamom / 1.5 tsk kardemumma

Frosting

1 package of cream cheese / 1 paket cream cheese

1 small lemon, zest and juice / 1 liten citron, skal och saft

powdered sugar after taste / florsocker efter smak

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1. Preheat the oven to 350 F. / Sätt ugnen på 175 grader.

2. Spray or grease a baking form. / Smöra och bröa en form.

3. Whisk egg and sugars fluffy. / Vispa ägg och socker fluffigt.

4. Melt the butter. / Smält smöret.

5. Mix in flour, baking powder and vanilla. / Blanda i mjöl, bakpulver och vaniljsocker.

6. Pour in butter and water and mix. / Blanda i smör och vatten och blanda.

7. Grate the carrots and stir in. / Riv morötterna och blanda i.

9. Add the spices. / Lägg i kryddorna.

9. Bake for about 30-40 min or until done. / Grädda ca 30-40 min eller tills färdig.

10. Let cool and flip on a plate. / Låt svalna och vänd på en tallrik.

11. For the frosting; wash the lemon and grate the zest. / Till frostingen; tvätta citronen och riv skalet.

12. Mix zest, juice and cream cheese. / Blanda skal, saft och cream cheese.

13. Add in sugar after taste. / Blanda i florsocker efter smak.

10. Done! / Klart!

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Basil & Rosemary Chicken All in One – Basilika & Rosmarin Kyckling Allt-i-ett

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Long time no see! Starting off the new year with this easy one tray Chicken! This recipe is not hard to make at all, and to be honest, you could put anything you like on it and then bake it in the oven! It’s a perfect January meal, since you can use the cheaper parts of the chicken (the parts with the bone still in them), these parts will make it even more juicy than the parts without the bone. Adding chorizo and prosciutto makes it so moist and flavorful as well. No side needed! You just add arugula (or spinach or something else) at the end, and it’s ready to serve! What’s even nicer is that when everything is cut up, you have time to set the table and clear the kitchen while it’s baking, leaving no mess and a delicious meal!

Recipe / Recept

Chicken (any parts you like) / Kyckling (Vilka delar du vill) 

Chorizo / Chorizo 

Kalamata Olives / Kalamata Oliver

Tomatoes / Tomater 

Prosciutto / Prosciutto

Pine nuts / Pinjenötter 

Rosemary (fresh) / Rosmarin (färsk)

Basil (fresh) / Basilika (Färsk) 

Olive oil / Olive oil 

Salt & Pepper / Salt och peppar

Arugula / Ruccola

  1. Preheat the oven to 440 F. / Sätt ugnen på 225 grader.
  2. Place out the chicken on a tray. / Lägg ut kycklingen på en plåt.
  3. Cut up the chorizo. / Skär upp chorizon.
  4. If you are using small tomatoes, place them out whole, if you are using large ones, but them in pieces. / Om du använder små tomater, lägg ut dom hela, om du använder stora tomater, skär dom i bitar.
  5. Spread out the olives, prosciutto, pine nuts and herbs. / Sprid ut oliverna, prosciutton, pinjenötter och kryddor.
  6. Sprinkle on salt and pepper. Not too much salt, since many of the ingredients already are very salty. / Strö på salt och peppar, men inte för mycket salt, då många av ingredienserna redan är väldigt salta.
  7. Bake in the oven for about 25 min, or until the chicken is done. / Laga i ca 25 min i ugnen, eller tills kycklingen är färdig.
  8. Top with lots of arugula. / Toppa med massa ruccola!
  9. Done! / Klart!

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Mint, Lemon and Green Pea Spread – Mynta, Citron och Ärt Dip

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Yeeees! I don’t know if any of you remember, but (almost 2 years…) a while ago I posted a recipe of mashed peas. I know it seems strange but it is so absolutely delicious! This recipe I found in a magazine, and tweaked it to my favor. It looks so pretty and it is seriously addicting. You could eat it with just crackers or something similar, or have it as a dip for chicken or fish. The only thing that is important is that you try it!

Recipe / Recept

200 g frozen green peas / 200 g frysta gröna ärtor

1 plant of fresh mint / 1 kruka färsk mynta

1/3 lemon, zest and juice / 1/3 citron, saft och skal

1 tbsp-ish olive oil / 1 msk-ish olivolja 

salt & pepper / salt & peppar 

1. Boil the peas. / Koka ärtorna

2. But everything into a food processor. / Lägg allt i en mixer.

3. Mix everything together and add salt and pepper after taste. / Mixa allt och smaka av med salt och peppar.

4. Done! / Klart!

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Rainbow Pie – Regnbågspaj

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There’s a good trend going on within the food social media sphere. We’re celebrating the equal marriage rights in the US, and the colors are filling up both instagram and blogs! There’s no better thing to celebrate than love, and here’s my contribution to the celebrations! This is a fruit pie with a sour cream filling. Delicious, quick and easy. Adjust your toppings after what you like and have at home. Enjoy!

Recipe / Recept 

Piecrust / Pajdeg

200 g of butter / 200 g smör

2 cups of flour / 5 dl mjöl

0.2 cups of sugar / 1/2 dl socker

1/2 tsp baking powder / 1/2 tsk bakpulver

Filling / Fyllning

1.3 cups of Sour cream / 3 dl Creme Fraiche

1 tbsp vanilla / 1 msk vaniljsocker

0.8 cups of icing sugar / 2 dl florsocker

Garnish / Topping 

Fruit of different kinds / Frukt i alla dess former

1. Preheat the oven to 390 F. / Sätt ugnen på 200 grader.

2. Mix together all the ingredients to the pie crust. / Mixa ihop alla ingredienser till pajdegen.

3. Bake for 15-20 min, it should be a little golden. / Grädda i 15-20 min, den ska vara gyllene.

4. Let cool. / Låt svalna.

5. Mix together all the ingredients for the filling, make sure that you powder the sugar in. / Blanda alla ingredienser till fyllningen, sikta i sockret.

6. Spread on the pie crust. / Bred på fyllningen.

7. Garnish with fruit. / Garnera med frukt.

8. Done! / Klart!

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