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…

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…

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…

Rutabaga ‘Tagliatelle’ with Radicchio & Grilled Pear

The oldskool veggie Rutabaga (swede) is one of those things that I keep staring at in the store. What the f… can I do with this? Well, you can make ‘pasta’ with it! Combine it with a bitter Radicchio salad and sweet grilled pear – lovely. What do you need for two portions? 1/2 Rutabaga handful…

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…

Breakfast // Vegan Overnight Oatmeal Parfait

As you might know, I love oatmeal. I especially love warm oatmeal during the winter, I could eat this breakfast for at least two times a day when temperatures drop. During spring or summer however, I prefer to eat a cold and refreshing breakfast. Overnight oatmeal is the solution! This Oatmeal Parfait is just what you’ll…

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…

Breakfast // Oatmeal with Maca + Guarana

Looking for a tasty and fulfilling breakfast? Look no further. This beauty will make you radiate, it can provide you with enough energy to get going and stay full for almost half a day! I don’t need to tell you that this breakfast is like a natural aphrodisiac? Maca and raw cacao are well known…

Breakfast // Organic Greek Yoghurt + Superfoods

As you might have seen on my personal Instagram account; I visited the Food Hall of the Marks & Spencer in my hometown The Hague for the first time yesterday. Their new store just opened in February and I can tell you that I’ll be shopping at this store more often. They have lot’s of…

Breakfast // Acai Smoothie Bowl

A couple of weeks ago I discovered the ‘smoothie breakfast bowl’ for the first time through the Instagram account of blogger Luise from Green Kitchen Stories (this photo, to be precise). It’s really simple and I was surprised that I’ve never thought of this before: make your smoothie slightly thicker and put it in a…

Superfoods // My top 4 + their benefits

Superfoods, I love them. My tiny kitchen is filled with a wide range of superfoods; from the well known goji berries and home grown wheatgrass to the less known baobab powder and lucuma powder. This month my blog is all about superfoods. I will try to share my knowledge about as much superfoods as I…

Breakfast // Detox Bowl

When you start you day with a good, healthy and filling breakfast – chances are that you will stay on track for the rest of the day. You’ll eat healthier and feel better. I really love my green smoothies and oatmeal breakfasts, but sometimes I’m looking for something else, a healthy and tasty variation. After…