Light Meals

A light meal is mostly a smaller size dish and is not considered the main meal of the day. It can consists out of a salad, an easy pasta, a soup with bread or some other meal that is quick and easy to prepare. Most of the times, a light meal is eaten during lunch time.

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Ham and asparagus quiche recipe

Ham and asparagus quiche recipe

This savoury ham and asparagus quiche is perfect as a light meal. The combination of the salty flavour of the cured ham, the earthiness of the asparagus and the taste of the cheese create a great balance in this quiche recipe. A quiche is a very versatile dish to make...

Easy Spanish gazpacho recipe

Easy Spanish gazpacho recipe

Fresh Spanish gazpacho is a chilled vegetable soup bursting with Mediterranean flavours and is perfect on a hot summers day as an appetizer or light meal. It is also very fast and easy to prepare. Ever since I lived in Spain, Spanish gazpacho has been my favourite...

Creamy smoked trout pasta with endives

Creamy smoked trout pasta with endives

This creamy smoked trout pasta recipe combines really well with Belgian endives. A light, healthy and fast to prepare weekday dish full of flavours.     When I start cooking, I often just look at what is available in my pantry and fridge and will experiment...

Fennel soup with zucchini and star anise

Fennel soup with zucchini and star anise

Fennel together with zucchini and star anise combines into a creamy and silky soup with a delicate anise-like aroma full with nutrients and fibres.     Fennel is a vegetable that is often used raw in salads, roasted, or grilled to eat as a side dish. It's...

Chicken pita pockets with olives

Chicken pita pockets with olives

Pita pockets filled with succulent chicken pieces, olives, pesto sauce and various crunchy toppings are a great quick and easy lunch or light meal option for every day.      What are pita pockets?   Pita is a small round bread with a pocket in the...

Belgian endive salad with apple, ham and feta cheese

Belgian endive salad with apple, ham and feta cheese

The slightly bitter flavour of the Belgian endives, combined with the sour apples, the salty feta cheese, the crunchy walnuts and the sweet succulent Parma ham, all balanced with the honey mustard dressing makes this salad a true delight.   Belgian endives or...

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