You may have noticed that all of my recent recipes have been an attempt to keep the summer alive and, as we’re predicted to have a really warm September, I guess I better keep them coming! This one is fantastic – low calorie, high in vitamins and protein and bursting with flavor.
In my neverending search for healthy, tasty lunch options, I came across this in my Olive magazine. It’s Som Tum salad, which I believe is typically made with green papaya, but this version uses tart green apples and green beans.
Few know the cold, dark winter days better than the Scandinavians – other than a few polar bears and penguins. So I knew this Swedish snack would hit the spot as a winter lunchtime treat.
The two main ingredients in this soup may not be obvious bed fellows, but their union was inspired by a single person. One of my closest friends is from Poland and she has opened my husband’s and my eyes to the delights of Polish food. Cabbage soup is one dish which has become a staple in our house, especially at the time of year when we need to shake a few pounds loose.