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Buckwheat crepes with mushroom filling are crunchy, gluten-free, savoury thin crepes filled with the best seasonal mushrooms, smooth thyme-aromatized bechamel and baby spinach. You can find all kinds of filling with these gluten-free savoury crepes. A popular one would be ham and cheese with an egg on top. For this one, I’ve used lovely seasonal mushrooms. To go with the mushrooms what better sidekick than thyme to aromatize the smooth bechamel it swims in? Plus, to give it a little crunch, a few baby spinach. Buckwheat Crepes with Mushroom Filling will become one of your favourite low-carb recipes! Galette or Crepe? Buckwheat Crepes are also known as Galettes Bretonnes in France. They are made of water and buckwheat flour which is gluten-free. Sometimes, an egg is added to make it crunchier. Really simple! Some other versions also mix in a bit of normal flour with milk, like a normal white…

Creamy Chicken Stuffed Round Courgettes is a light meal with a whole lot of veggies like sweet peas, leek, red bell pepper and carrot for a fun, creamy and colourful bite.  This Stuffed Round Courgettes recipe is basically the filling of a chicken pot pie trapped in a mini round courgette, a fun way to eat chicken leftovers. Every time I see those precious green or yellow round courgettes, I simply cannot resist! They’ve got to come home with me! If you don’t have such courgettes at your market you can do the exact same recipe with long zucchinis. Simply cut on the length, empty them and voila! They might not look as nice but the end result for your tastebuds will be the same. Béchamel Oh mighty! Béchamel looks like tons of fat because it’s thick and unctuous but frankly, it’s not as bad as one would think… especially next…

Cauliflower Mornay is basically a cheesy béchamel sauce covering cooked cauliflower with some aromatics to give it un ‘Je ne sais quoi’. So simple and impossible to miss, a great way to make the kids eat their veggies. What is Mornay? First of all, a Mornay sauce is basically the same as a béchamel sauce but with cheese to it, making this lovely golden gratin finish on top! A perfect sauce to make your kids fall in love with any type of veggies. Cauliflower Mornay comes without using a crazy amount of cheese or butter. Yes, you’ve heard me, it’s mostly milk in there! There is a spoon or two of butter, some flour and cheese amount is up to you again, if you prefer a lighter meal go lower… but in the end, compared to the famous Hollandaise this Mornay sauce is a tad healthier. A great sidekick to…

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