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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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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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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Celery root salad with lentils and spinach

rotselleri-sallad-sThis is a perfect warm autumn salad when root celery and apple is in season. It’s a full flavoured dish that is best served with freshly baked bread and on a bed of fresh salad.
This dish keeps well in the fridge, so if you want to have some leftovers for the next day, double the amount.
Cooking time: 30 minutes, faster with pre-cooked lentils.
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Colourful beetroot salad with feta cheese and sunflower seeds

beetroots with feta cheese and sunflower seedsThis colourful salad can be eaten as a light lunch or as a side dish.
This salad will keep to the next day in the fridge, but is best eaten freshly made.
Cooking time: 1 hour, including 30 minutes boiling time.
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Energy bars sweetened with raisins

Energy bars, sweetened with raisinsWhy shell out a lot of dough (ha, ha) on expensive snack bars – that also contains a lot of sugar and additives? Make your own and sweeten them with dried fruit.
These energy bars are sugar free; the raisins are used for sweetening. At less than 100 calories they are a good snack to have in your bag or when you just need to get “something” in your growling belly without getting stuffed.
You can keep the bars in the freezer and take them out when you need a snack, or have in your bag to use for refilling your energy after training.
20 mini bars. Cooking time: 30 minutes, 5 minutes mixing, 20 minutes baking and 5 minutes cutting.
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The perfect trail mix – or snack!

The perfect trailmixAfter many years of experimenting I have finally found the perfect nut mix, or trail mix. But, did I invent it myself? No, unfortunately not. I found it on a hike in the north of Sweden, at Grövelsjön in their nice restaurant.
It is so good that I always want to have a pre-mixed jar in my cupboard, ready to grab a handful for a snack or to add in my yoghurt in the morning. Here is the mix:

  • Sunflower seeds
  • Hazelnuts
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Cashewnuts (not salted)
  • Almonds

The perfect trailmixThe measurements are done “on feeling”. A little bit more of what you like the most. Rost them in the oven without any added fat or oil until they’ve gotten a bit of colour.

Now you won’t go hungry on your next hike!
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