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…

Almond Oatmeal with Grilled Pear & Walnuts

I love waking up with a warm bowl of oatmeal in the morning. Whether slowly cooked and creamy or soaked overnight – oats provide your body with many benefits. Eating oatmeal can lower your cholesterol, especially your LDL, or ‘bad’ cholesterol. If you’ve been diagnosed with high cholesterol, consider adding oatmeal to your daily menu. Oatmeal is…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Plog // Love for Organic Fruit + Veggies

My first plog is a fact. A plog is a ‘photolog’, a visual orientated blog. It contains lot’s of photos and less text. My first one is an ode to ‘De Krat‘ a Dutch food service that brings organic local veggies & fruit right to your doorstep, every (other) Saturday. Hope you love my plog!…

Juicy // Detoxing Aloe Vera Orange Juice

A fresh pressed juice doesn’t need to be that complicated. You really don’t need all those different veggies and superfoods in your juice everyday. Sometimes I like to keep things simple. Organic fresh oranges and some home grown freshly harvested Aloe Vera gel, for example.

Health Tip // Free Superfoods Recipe Book

Juicing, making smoothies, using superfoods, I love it! Do you love it too? Then don’t miss out! Download this great superfood recipe e-book by Food Matters. I find the book very useful. Easy and healthy recipes, plus a clear explanation about the benefits of my favorite superfoods. Download it for free here (and save as a…

Smoothie // Lime + Avocado + Wheatgrass

This is absolutely my favorite smoothie/juice. I can’t really deside – it’s both. I juice some of my favorite vegetables and blend this with an avocado and some wheatgrass powder. The result is a creamy juice/smoothie, filled with good stuff and the taste is just perfect. The lime makes it fresh and using wheatgrass powder…