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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…