Here are are a couple of healthy holiday recipes to enjoy.
Gingerbread Recipe – Gluten and Lactose Free
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 50 minutes
– 250 gr wheat flour or rye or any other
– 300 gr honey, the best if chestnut
– 50 gr almond powder
– 10 cl of milk
– 1 egg
– 11gr baking powder
– 20gr butter for the mold or use vegetable oil if you want it lactose free
– 40gr candied orange peel
– 1 table spoon of gingerbread powder OR if you do not have gingerbread powder
– 1 teaspoon ginger powder
– 1 teaspoon anise powder
– 1 powdered cinnamon
Put the milk and honey in a saucepan.
Heat over low heat, just to melt the honey. Remove from heat before boiling and allow to cool and infuse. Place in a bowl, flour, baking soda, almond powder and spices. Mix well. Then add the oranges.
Add milk to spiced honey slowly once in the center, everything will dissolve resulting in no more lumps!
Preheat oven to 180 ° C. Grease mold with butter or oil. Add dough until it reaches a little over half of the mold.
Bake for 50 minutes. Every oven is different, so adjust and check the heart of the cake with a knife. It must be well-done.
Turn the mold over molding straight from the oven directly on cellophane (good quality otherwise it may melt) !
And pack warm so that it keeps all the moisture it contains. Be careful of your fingers, because it is easy to burn! Let the cake get cool in its film. It can be eaten the next day, however it lasts a couple of days.
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How To Use Lemons
All kinds of people are saying that the entire lemon should be used with nothing wasted. Not only for the obvious health benefits but also for the amazing taste!
Simple, take an ORGANIC lemon, wash it, and then put it in the freezer. Once it is frozen you get whatever is necessary to grate or shred the whole lemon without even peeling it first.
Then sprinkle it on your salad, ice cream, soup, cereals, noodles, spaghetti sauce, or whatever. No holds barred. What you will experience is that whatever you sprinkle it on will take on a taste you may never have experienced before.
Properties of Lemons
Because the lemon peel contains 5 to 10 times more vitamins than the lemon juice itself and the peel is the part that is usually wasted. Not only that, but the peel helps to get rid of toxins in the body.
We hope you try and enjoy these holiday recipes, and wish you a happy, healthy and prosperious year ahead.