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…

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 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…

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…

The Healthy Foodie Guide to Hamburg

In the first weekend of August, during the Cruise Days, I visited the city of Hamburg for the first time. Loved it. The harbour which is located in the centre of the city, the buzz around the cruise days, the contrast between the reeperban & winterhude, the bikes, the people and of course the tons of…

Breakfast // Vegan Chia Oatmeal Pudding

The summer in Holland is heating up and the hot mornings are asking for fresh and cold breakfasts. No more hot oatmeals for me – chia pudding and overnight oats are the way to go. Why not combine the two? This chia oatmeal pudding is a perfect combination of fulfilling and fresh. Keeps you going…

Review // The Dutch Weed Burger

A 100% vegan burger made out of sea weed. For healthy foodies, this sounds like heaven. But most people will be a bit suspicious: can this be delicious? The answer is yes. A big yes. The people of The Dutch Weed Burger are on a mission – and they made it a tasty one: “Our innovative burger goes beyond to…

Personal // Sushi, Oysters & Kitties

As you might have noticed, I’m currently posting a little less content than usual. It’s time to come clear about this: I have two new family members at home – two kitties named Moos & Mila! Oooo my god, yaaay! The crazy cat lady that was buried deep inside me is on the loose again,…

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…