Roasted Chickpea Salad

Looking for an easy healthy meal that’s ready within 10 minutes? Check out this recipe! This spicy & fresh salad with roasted chickpeas and smoked pepper makes a wonderful lunch or light dinner. TIP – Want to add extra protein? This will tast great with smoked chicken or black beans. Also really tasty with a…

Quinoa Salad with Spinach, Chicken & Lime Juice

Summer is on it’s way so it’s time for a tasty summer salad recipe. How about a quinoa salad with spinach, smoked chicken, cranberries, lime juice & Parmezan cheese? It’s packed with protein: perfect as a pre- or post workout meal. Oh and also just really good if you don’t workout. What do you need…

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…

Barley Salad with Pomegranate, Blueberries & Mint

Are you looking for a tasty salad recipe with barley? Prepare this sweet & fresh recipe with pomegranate, feta, mint and blueberries. Barley can be bought at the bigger stores/supermarkets that sell organic products. Barley Barley is a wonderfully versatile cereal grain with a rich nutlike flavor and an appealing chewy, pasta-like consistency. Its appearance…

Amaranth Salad with Swiss Chard & Avocado

Have you ever tried amaranth? You should! This super healthy seed (it’s not a grain) has a nice nutty flavor and it’s consistency is a bit like mini couscous. Amaranth Like quinoa, amaranth is not technically a grain but is the seed of the amaranth plant. One plant can produce up to 500,000 seeds. This ‘super…

The Perfect Post Work Out Salad

One and a half hour before my workouts, I try not to eat anything, maybe a banana or half a raw energy bar at most. My body simply does not agree with me if I eat a whole meal before a run, swim, crossfit session or hot yoga class. I get slower, nauseous and it even…

Healthy on a Budget // Spicy Chickpea Salad

It’s that time of the year again. That time of the year where you realise you need to start saving money and cut your spendings. At least, for me it is. Now, I’m not the person to cut my spendings on food, but I kind of have to. I have to make smarter choices. That’s why I’m…

Detox // The 10 step beginners guide + 3 recipes

A new year full of opportunities. This might be: working out, following a meditation course or eating healthier. Whatever it is, start now! Before you know it, this year is over. Time flies. To me, January means detoxing. I”m giving my body a kickstart of healthy stuff so my body will be glowing on the beach this summer…

Thai // Raw Spicy Papaya Salad

One of my favorite Thai dishes is the Spicy Green Papaya Salad. And the Thai love it spicy. Really spicy. I’ve learned that the hard way. This salad (funny that I actually captured it) was the spiciest salad I ever ate! They make it on every streetcorner in these cute little portable kitchens. Back in…

Salad // Bulgur + Pomegranate + Mint

Just recently I found out that Bulgur is perfect for salads. I ate it before, but never in a salad. It’s just like couscous, but slightly ‘thicker’. Last weekend, I had to make a quick lunch before I went into town. The food box ‘De Krat‘ had just arrived – a big box full of delicious…

Salad // Sauerkraut + Avocado + Banana

A salad with sauerkraut and banana, not your everyday ingredients. But combining these in a salad was the best new combination of flavours I’ve tried in weeks. The ingredients for 2 servings: 1 avocado, sliced 1 banana, in pieces 500 gr raw sauerkraut 50 gr red sprouts 4 tbs chopped cilantro 4 tbs peanuts 2…