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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Red lentil hummus with a fresh dash of lemon

Red lentil hummus with lemonHummus can be made in many different ways. Lentils is one. Hummus can easily be a bit dry flavour, but lemon helps lifting the taste.
The recipe gives 400 ml / 14 oz hummus. 10 portions is calculated if you take a spoonful on your sallad, if hummus is more of a feature calculate with 5 portions.
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Classic lentil soup

lentil soupA classic lentil soup that can be kept crunchy or mixed smooth. Serve with freshly baked bread.
This soup is perfect for storing in the freezer and eat another day.
Cooking time: 60 minutes, 15 minutes preparation and 45 minutes simmering in the pot.
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Whole oats with lentils and halloumi

Whole oats with lentils and halloumiWhole oats are of course wholegrain and rich in fiber. They are also a good environmental choice since they can be grown locally.
To reduce the amount of fat in this dish, just use a little less halloumi.
Cooking time: 50 minutes, including a 15 minutes tea break. Quicker if you are using precooked lentils.
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Feta cheese burgers with pesto and spinach

Feta cheese veggie burgers with pestoThese burgers are juicy and have a mild and soft flavour of feta cheese and pesto.
The burgers will keep in the fridge for a few days or can be frozen.
Cooking time: 30 minutes, with pre-cooked beans.
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Protein in vegetarian food – how to get enough from different kinds of food

energy percentage protein in foodThe first thing people usually ask when you say you are eating is “But where do you get proteins from? “. As a vegetarian, it’s not that hard actually; you can eat egg, cottage cheese, beans, quorn, lentils and cheese. For vegans, it is a little worse; they may opt out of egg and cheese, but can instead choose tofu and soybeans. NFA recommends a daily intake of 10-20% protein, it is not that difficult to achieve if you add some protein-rich foods in each meal.

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Green lentil burgers with ajvar – tasty and filling

Green lentils with ajvarThese burgers are quite compact and very filling. Ajvar gives them a lovely paprika flavour. Serve them with a fresh green salad with some bite in it, like coleslaw salad.
The burgers can be deep frozen and reheated in the microwave.
6 portions, or 12 burgers. Cooking time: 60 minutes, or quicker with precooked lentils.
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