On my list of things to try…

if I crave a piece of cake. Instead of making a whole “normal-sized” cake, and eating the whole thing… well, gradually.

I might consider making a mug cake instead. I mean, I’m already making mug oatmeal at work, so why not make a mug cake at home?

13 Easy Microwave Mug Cakes That Are All Grown Up | The Kitchn.

 

Stir-fried pork with ginger & honey

sesameseedSometimes you just want an easy meal. This  Stir-fried pork with ginger & honey from BBC Good Food is sure to fulfill that.

Easy, tasty, and it doesn’t take too long to put together.

Perfect for those days when you don’t have the time to cook for ages, but still want something home-made.

And if you want more vegetables, it’s easy to add them to the stir fry.

Beet, feta and pesto pie

20131003-192745.jpg I have been on a beet kick lately (thumb cutting aside). I guess it is because I really love the flavour of it, and for once I found it in store (ergo, I had to buy).

But once I had the bag of beets in-house, I had to figure out what to do with it all. I made chips. I juiced them (with pears, carrots, ginger and lemon juice) for breakfast twice in a row.

And then came further experiments. For some reason, I really had a craving for beets, feta cheese and pesto together.

The picture here doesn’t look all that appetizing – but this was yummy to eat. Sort of like a pizza, only with pesto and beets and feta cheese… oh, and store-bought puff pastry.

I haven’t got the exact amount for the pesto and cheeses because it was mostly a case of throwing it on.

This is a bit time-consuming in that I roasted the beets first. But that was mostly in the oven, with little work from me.
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