3 recipes after the Christmas holidays

3 recipes to get you back on track after the Christmas holidays

Light Post-Holidays recipes

The Christmas holidays are over, unfortunately! Did you take full advantage to overindulge? We did! But now it’s time to get back on track, back into your normal routine and eat light to feel great. Right?! Don’t worry: it’s not hard, especially if you follow our suggestions.

In this article, you will find 3 easy, tasty and healthy recipes. Go ahead and enjoy your meal!

Quinoa Balls

For this recipe, the Candy smart oven could be your ideal kitchen ally.


  • 150 gr of quinoa
  • 100 gr of breadcrumbs
  • 50 gr of grated cheese
  • 20 gr of turmeric
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 chive of your favourite aromatic herbs
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 celery
  • 1 shallot
  • 1 ginger


  1. In a large bowl add the cooked quinoa.
  2. Add the chopped celery and carrot and then the grated ginger.
  3. Add the turmeric, salt and pepper and mix everything well with a spoon until all the ingredients are amalgamated.
  4. Add the cheese, the egg and mix everything.
  5. Add the herbs and the grated cheese, while stirring with a fork.
  6. Once the dough is smooth, make small balls.
  7. Cover the small balls with the breadcrumbs and place them in the baking tray.
  8. Cook at 180° in a ventilated oven (Link Candy Smart oven ) for 20 minutes. Add some EVO oil and serve them.

Oven Roasted Ratatouille

For this recipe, we suggest you use a Steam Oven like the Candy Smart Steam oven


  • 2 tablespoons of EVO oil
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 150 gr of onion
  • 300 gr of yellow peppers
  • 400 gr of courgettes
  • 400 gr of eggplants
  • 500 gr of tomatoes
  • 400 gr of cauliflower tops
  • Herbes de Provence
  • Salt and Pepper


  1. Wash the vegetables, peel the garlic and the onion and chop them.
  2. Cut the peppers, courgettes and eggplants into cubes. Remove the seeds of the tomatoes and cut them into cubes.
  3. Brown the garlic and the onion. Add the peppers and dry them (for about 2 minutes).
  4. Place all the vegetables on the baking tray.
  5. Add salt and pepper.
  6. Place in the oven.
  7. Add 250 ml of water to the back.
  8. Place the tray on the 3rd level for about 1 hour. Press the steam button, place an aluminium foil over the vegetables if they toast too much.
  9. In the last minutes of cooking add the Herbes de Provence

Pea soup with leek and nuts

For this recipe, all the Candy microwaves would be ideal.


  • 1 leek
  • 150 gr of pumpkin
  • 300 gr of peas
  • 30 gr of hazelnuts
  • a few chives
  • salt and
  • oil as required


  1. Wash, dry and clean the pumpkin and the leek.
  2. Cut into similar-sized pieces.
  3. Cook vegetables separately, using a bowl with half a glass of water.
  4. Cook the pumpkin on P50 for 7 minutes, the peas on P50 for 7 minutes and the leek on P50 for 5 minutes.
  5. Place the vegetables, the cooking water and the chives in a high bowl and blend with a hand blender, adding salt.
  6. Heat for 2 minutes on P80, leave to rest for 2 minutes.
  7. Place in dishes and garnish with oil, chives and chopped *hazelnuts.

*this recipe contains nuts.


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