Weight and volume in food – convert deciliter to grams, cups and ounces

Converting weight and volume in foodHow much does 100 ml flour weigh? Some recipes use ml and some use oz. To be able to follow a recipe it’s good to know how to convert weight and volume.
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Chocolate almond nibs made of white beans

Chocholate almond nibs made of white beansCandy and sweets does not always have to be unhealthy. Almond sweets are great for christmas, or at any other time of year. The butter in these has been replaced by white beans. Don’t tell anyone and they will never know.
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Brussels sprout soup with almonds

Brussels sprout and almond soupA quick and very nice soup that will keep you full for a long time. Brussels sprouts are often recommended as one of the healthiest foods around, so it’s never wrong to fill up with vitamins. Brussels sprouts are in season late autumn and are a good winter food. The soup is vegan and contain no gluten or lactose.
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Cottage cheese bread with sunflower seeds – LCHF

Cottage cheese bread LCHFA nice bread for those eating a little less flour and gluten. The seasoning gives nice flavouring and the sunflower seeds good chewing.
Cooking time: 5 minutes mixing, 15 minutes swelling and 40 minutes baking.
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Almond egg bread in 2 minutes – low carb “bread”

LCHF almond breadAs a bread lover I would not call this real bread, but many on an LCHF diet eat egg bread as substitute for the real thing since it contains very few carbohydrates. This bread is also very quick to make.
Those on a strict LCHF diet can skip the rosehip peel, since they will add 3 of the 5 carbohydrates. For others, keep it, since it adds a nice flavour and lots of vitamin C.
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Cottage cheese pancakes – for brekkie, dinner or a snack

Cottage cheese pancakesThese cottage cheese pancakes are both easy to make and quick to whip together. They work really well with a fruit salad. They contain quite a lot of protein and not too many carbs, so they work well on LCHF diets – just swap the spelt flour for almond flour.
These pancakes work really well as, breakfast a light dinner or a large snack.
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Savoury cheesecake in snack portions

Cheesecake LCHF styleThis cheesecake is great to make in small mini-portions, to use for a snack, for the picnic or after a workout.
You can of course also make the cheesecake in a larger dish, but then it will be harder to bring somewhere. This snack is actually perfect, both for a picnic, a snack and to have in your bag after a workout. There is just 1 g of carbohydrates in each portion, so it’s also perfect for those on a LCHF diet. Stick some in the freezer too, for a future date.
20 snack portions. Cooking time: 50 minutes, 15 minutes preparation and 35 minutes in the oven.
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