Autumn pumpkin recipes, part 2

Hello everyone! For those who does not know, I am in United States at the moment. It was my first real Halloween in US, I have never seen so many children dressed like little monsters, superheroes or cute fairies. That was awesome. We did not have time to decorate the house, but we have got a Halloween bucket, lots candies and pumpkin tools) Still did not have chance to carve the pumpkin, but it is not the end) You know, in Ukraine we do not celebrate it this way. Honestly, it is not our culture and only last a few years the night clubs started to offer Halloween parties and children got to learn about Halloween celebration at schools.

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Lean risotto with hazelnuts and caramelized onions

1.8–2 l vegetable broth
2 cups of rice for risotto (arborio, carnaroli, italic)
70–100 g of roasted hazelnuts
6 large onions
3-4 garlic cloves
olive oil
freshly grated nutmeg
smoked paprika
salt, freshly ground black pepper

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Useful properties of rice. The composition of rice. Simple recipes

The beneficial properties of rice are known from ancient times. No one has yet figured out where rice came from and what country to consider its homeland. However, it is precisely known that this product got to Europe approximately in the 15th century. In different countries, rice is treated differently. In the East, for example, it is present daily in the diet. No wonder the wish to enjoy your meal in some oriental languages ​​sounds like this: “Help yourself to rice!”. And the concept of “lunch” or “dinner” literally means “eating rice.”

The composition of rice cereals

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Simple recipes for lunch

In the middle of the day, the body begins to require additional calories to restore strength and efficiency. Do not deny him this, because a rational and reasonable feeling of hunger is a serious “bell” that energy resources are running out.

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Healthy breakfast recipes

Familiar from childhood saying “Eat breakfast yourself, share lunch with a friend, and give dinner to the enemy” has a completely logical and competent medical justification. Food, which nutritionists recommend to use in the morning, should be light and at the same time nutritious in order to awaken the metabolism from a night’s sleep, to invigorate the body with a loading dose of vitamins and to bring in a generous portion of energy resources necessary for the realization of future plans for the day.

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Blueberry and Raspberry Couscous

2 servings/ 0 h. 5 min. of preparation/ 0 h. 10 min. of cooking time/ 130 Kcal / 100 g



Couscous – 1 cup

Blueberries ground with sugar – 1 tbsp.

raspberry (fresh) – to taste

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Millet – composition, beneficial properties and harm

Millet – the seeds of fine-grained grass. The color of millet depends on the grade. It can be yellow, white, gray or red. The most common and edible is yellow millet. The brighter and richer the color, the tastier the meal will turn out.

Millet has gained popularity in many countries around the world, thanks to unpretentiousness. Millet can grow in almost any conditions, even in severe cold and arid climates. People have been using the beneficial properties of millet for many years. It is used as a therapeutic tool to help cope with various ailments.

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5 unusual oatmeal recipes that diversify your morning

1. Oatmeal with Zucchini

Zucchini will make your breakfast more nutritious and not high in calories (only 9 calories per ½ cup).


½ cup grated zucchini

½ cup instant oatmeal

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Couscous – composition, use and recipe

Couscous is often mistaken for grain, but it refers to flour products. These are small balls made from durum wheat flour or semolina mixed with water.

There are three types of couscous:

Moroccan – small. The most common and is prepared faster than other species.

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Corn grains – the benefits and harm. Cornmeal Recipes

At the end of the last century, corn was called none other than the queen of the fields. Today it is grown, of course, not on such a scale, but, nevertheless, very actively, and not only in our region, but practically all over the world. Many wonderful products are made from this culture – corn sticks and flakes, flour, starch, canned food, etc. One of these products is corn grits. Despite the fact that it can be found in any store, it rarely enters the diet of most families, which, by the way, is in vain, because it can bring our body a lot of good.

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