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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Bodybuilder porridge with egg and oats

Bodybuilder porridge or protein porridgeA really filling porridge for a power breakfast inspired by bodybuilders. Some of them cook porridge on the egg white, but then you miss out on all the nutrition in the yolk. Use all of it instead!
Vary the taste by using banana and cinnamon instead of the nectarine. Or add some goji berries.
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Chia porridge with coconut and raspberries

Chia porridgeChia seeds contain both protein and omega-3 and are often called a “superfood”. When soaked they turn into a jelly which means you can cook food according to the raw food principle. Without heating up the food. It is eaten cold and good as a summer porridge. They don’t taste much so adding something flavourful is good. The porridge can also be made with for example almond milk instead of water. If you are a vegan, swap the honey for agave syrup.

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Chia pudding – raw food porridge from seeds

Chia pudding or chia porridgeChia seeds are considered to be very healthy seeds, tehy contain protein, omega 3 and iron. If you have read the bare feet runners’ book “Born to run” then you’ll know it’s these seeds they eat between runs and that are the Tarahumara people’s superfood.
A little intro what is special with this dish.
The soy milk can be replaced by almond milk or any other milk.
Cooking time: 1 hour. 5 minutes preparation and 55 minutes gelling.
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Protein bread with plenty of seeds

Protein bread with seedsThis bread is called protein bread because it has a bit of extra protein – egg and quark. Bread usually contains between 7-12 g of protein per 100 g. This bread contains 14 g of protein per 100 g. One bread contain around 21 g of protein. Healthy seeds also give the bread some chewing substance.
The bread is best eaten freshly baked. Since they contain quite a lot of protein they are a good supplement to a meal lacking in protein, such as a vegetable soup.
4 large breads. Cooking time: 25 minutes, including 15 minutes relaxation.
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Green smoothie with dates and mint

Green smoothie with dates and mintIf you have just started with green smoothies, then this is a good “beginner’s smoothie”. The dates sweetens it and the mint gives it spice. Even kids usually like this one.
Using a mixer instead of a juicer will include the fibers too. This recipe makes two portions. If no one else is brave enough to try it will keep in the fridge for a day.
2 portions, or 500 ml.
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Green spinach smootie – morning detox

Spinach detox smoothieOnce you have pushed aside thoughts like “over my dead body” and “I’m not drinking cold spinach soup” you should try this smoothie if you want a nice vitamin boost. It does taste good. Promise. Cross my heart.
Using a mixer instead of a juicer will include the fibers too. This recipe makes two portions. If no one else is brave enough to try it will keep in the fridge for a day.
2 portions, or 500 ml.
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