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Hello!

My name is Therese Elstad and welcome to My Nordic Kitchen from Oslo, Norway. Since 2016, this blog has been a place for me to express my love for nutrition, wholefood and photography. The recipes you will find on this blog will be plant-based, nutritious and greatly inspired by the Nordic areas surrounding me. Read more about New Nordic Food here.

I’ve been interested in food for as long as I can remember- from the time I was a little kid, trying to mix something amazing out of a bowl with flour, sugar and water- to this day, where I am eagerly interested in nutrition, wholefoods and bringing people together through a good meal and a wonderful experience.

I am not for labelling the way I eat- or the way anyone eats. I believe in eating food– good, pure, wholefoods. Balance and moderation is key as is everything else in life. By using natural ingredients, yet delicious and appetizing, it will make you feel more satisfied- and more happy, beautiful and fulfilled.

Food is one of the most important things we have in life- and we should all have enough knowledge about food to be able to live a long and happy life. It should not be a burden- nor should it be boring. Food should be something that makes you thrive to be able to live the life you want, it should bring people together in the most wonderful way and last but not least- it should be fun.

I hope this is a place where you will get a lot of joy and inspiration.

 

121 COMMENTS
  • Matthew
    5 years ago

    thanks for the follow – i’ve just had a scan through your blog, and absolutely love your content. my blog is helping me to beat my depression by capturing things which i can do with my two children, around making, cooking, playing, etc. i’ll be keeping an eye on your blog to spot fun recipes to try out – and i’d love to feature ideas of yours which are appropriate, when I give them a go.

    • there13
      5 years ago

      Thank you so much! I am glad I can inspire to a better life- you inspire me to make more playful recipes 🙂 I will keep that in mind for my future posts!

  • saxierthanthou
    5 years ago

    I love your unpushy attitude, even though you really know what you believe – so many people come across as very judgemental when they talk about eating healthily. Very refreshing, and the recipes look and sound delicious – thanks!

    • there13
      5 years ago

      Thank you for that 🙂 I do my very best and believe that everyone has their own opinion about their food and that you simply cannot change your diet completly 🙂

  • Mike McDaniel
    5 years ago

    Dear Therese

    Thanks for your like on my recent article!

    Yours,

    Mike McDaniel
    Stately McDaniel Manor

    • there13
      5 years ago

      Thank you for stopping by 🙂

  • LivingPeace
    5 years ago

    We are blessed to have you and your blog of knowledge, starting with a spoonful, love it! Thank You for helping change the world and for being a positive person all round. 😉

    • there13
      5 years ago

      Wow thank you for leaving a comment like that 🙂 I am glad you found my blog somewhat useful! Exactly what I want 🙂

      • LivingPeace
        5 years ago

        Yay! Love all round 🙂 I’m somewhat hooked on the notion of chia and oats but in the middle of trying to reset my system as I have made a terrible mess and it really needs cleaning up so no oats for me! Strength lies within? 😉

  • greenpete58
    5 years ago

    Thanks for liking my post about American Yankees and Rebels! I look forward to poking around your own blog!

    • there13
      5 years ago

      Thank you 🙂 thanks for stopping by!

  • rajatchaks
    5 years ago

    Hi Therese, Thank you for dropping by and liking my post. I can see lot of mouth watering recipes there. Will keep coming more often to note them down so that I can try some of them at home. Great bio!!

    Regards
    Rajat

  • Jixi Fox
    5 years ago

    Lovely blog…Great I took a visit… 🙂

  • Baja Moto Quest!
    5 years ago

    I’m really glad I stumbled on you blog! Look forward to excellent food photos and recipes!

    • theresehammervold@hotmail.com
      5 years ago

      Yay, thank you for that lovely comment! I am glad you like it 🙂

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