Healthy French Toast with Banana & Kiwi

Who doesn’t love french toast? Too bad that it isn’t really healthy, unless you replace the unhealthy ingredients with healthy ones. In this healthy version I used unsweetened almond milk, no sugar, coconut oil and good artisan multi grain spelt bread. Perfect breakfast! What do you need for one portion? 2 thick slices of multi grain bread…

Strala Yoga in Amsterdam with Tara Stiles

During my mindfulness month I was invited to join a Reebok x Strala Yoga class on a sunny morning with Tara Stiles at Studio 191 in Amsterdam. I don’t think that Tara needs an introduction, she is founder and owner of Strala Yoga in New York and a world famous yoga teacher. Watch the video to…

Lettuce Wraps with Salmon, Spinach & Egg

Lettuce wraps are an ideal light snack: it’s prepared within 5 minutes and it’s really healthy! It’s easy to make too: just replace a ‘normal’ wrap with a big leave of lettuce and roll it up – making sure you don’t stuff it too much or it won’t hold.  What do you need for one…

Creamy Banana Chai Oatmeal

Some people might find oatmeal boring – but then you haven’t tried recipes like these before! Get creative with your oatmeal recipe: this creamy banana-chai flavoured oatmeal will send your taste buds to heaven. What do you need for one portion? 250 ml soy milk or almond milk 4 tbs oats 1 ripe banana, sliced…

Chia Oatmeal Pudding with Blueberries & Maple Syrup

I just can’t get enough of this breakfast: chia oatmeal pudding. I’ve been experimenting with it for some days now and this is by far my favourite yet. The best part is that you can actually make this the night before, taking it with you to work and enjoying an ice cold fresh breakfast without getting…

Healthy Carrot Cake Cupcakes

My favourite cake of all: carrot cake. It’s yummy but so full of sugar and fat! I decided to do what I can to make this into a healthy breakfast/snack/dessert, and so I did… And trust me: it’s really easy! These lovely healthy carrot cake cupcakes are made with all healthy and natural ingredients like carrots…

Vegetable Chips with Badia

We all know veggie chips by now, right? A healthy alternative for deep fried potato chips and suuuuper easy to make. This recipe, sprinkled with Badia (fresh Latin-American spice mix), bring out the lovely flavors of the different vegetables. You can buy this at your local toko or Brazilian supermarket! What do you need for…

Quark with Summer Coulis & Grapefruit

This super easy and quick breakfast is perfect for people that love to work out or just need a little bit of extra energy in the morning. It’s full of protein and vitamins! Choose organic quark, this is much creamier and tastier. Use a frozen summer fruit mix to make the coulis: it’s cheaper and tastes almost…

Teff Porridge with Pistachio & Pomegranate

Ever heard of Teff? Teff is a fine grain – about the size of a poppy seed – that comes in a variety of colors, from white and red to dark brown. Teff grows predominantly in Ethiopia and Eritrea. The grain has a very mild, nutty flavor, and it packs a serious nutritional punch. Teff has an excellent balance of…

15 Tips » How To Prepare For A Marathon

Why do people decide to run a marathon? Why would anyone try to run 42,2K as fast as they can? Everyone has different reasons. Here’s my story, what I’ve learned so far and my tips for anyone who wants to prepare for a marathon or a similar race.  How it all started When I started…

The Perfect Green Smoothie Breakfast

If you’re facing a tough week or just looking for a quick way to add more energy to your day – go for a green smoothie breakfast. I know I know, green smoothies are ‘soooo 2013’ – but trust me, these little green monsters can really make a difference. For me at least, they work…

Peanutbutter Banana Pancakes

Until a few weeks ago, pancakes didn’t really do it for me. An unhealthy mix of milk, sugar, butter, flower & a bunch of unhealthy toppings – no thanks. Michelle from the Facebook page Studentenvoer however inspired me to make healthy banana pancakes. Yes, they are as tasty as they look and trust me – it’s…