1tbsp light olive oil
75g (3oz) onion, finely chopped
175g (6oz) carrots, diced
150g (5oz) parsnips, thinly sliced
½ tsp ground coriander
800ml (1⅓ pints) light stock
350g (12oz) cooked beetroot (not in vinegar), sliced
4tsp fresh dill, chopped
4tbsp soya yogurt
2tbsp walnut pieces (optional)
Heat the oil in a large saucepan and sweat the onion, carrot and parsnip for 5 mins until it starts to soften. Add the coriander and cook for a further 2 mins.
Add the stock and beetroot. Bring to the boil and then simmer for 20 mins, adding 2 tsp of dill for the last 2 or 3 mins.
Cut the pomegranate in half and extract the juice using a lemon squeezer. Blend the soup and add the juice to taste (up to 4 tbsp).
Garnish with the yoghurt, walnut pieces and remaining 2 tsp chopped dill. Serve with walnut bread or granary or rye rolls (bread is optional and not included in calorie/fat count).
A kind of memorial gif of all the names and ages of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. They speak for themselves.
"I love you, even if there isn’t any me, or any love, or even any life. I love you. "
1 cup cooked beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs ( add more if you need )
1/2 small red onion, finely chopped
1 medium shredded carrot
1/2 tsp chili powder
2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp dried celery
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp salt
1 tsp natural seasoning
Combine all ingredients in a bowl, add them to food processor, mix it. Put mixture in a bowl and squish with your fingers to get it all to mash together. Add more breadcrumbs if needed. Form into patties, put them on a baking paper and bake on one side for 15-20 minutes without moving or turning it, and 10 minutes on other side ( 180 °C ). Serve with swiss chard like I did or anything you like. :)
No matter what type of blog you have, quality, black and white, grunge, this picture belongs on all of it. This is in memory of the 27 people (18 of which are kindergartners) who lost their lives today in Newtown, Connecticut. You are forever in our hearts.
My heart breakes for all of them 😥