Granola trifle

Sunday is a perfect day to have dessert for breakfast!  I made this breakfast trifle with tangerines, vanilla quark and homemade granola. Click here for the recipe and here more healthy breakfast inspiration.

Healthy hotspots in Amsterdam

I’ve been living in Amsterdam for 4 years now. I love it that there’s so much to do in this city. And because it’s quite small, everything is always nearby. You can just hop on your bike and have a healthy meal somewhere nice. On my Amsterdam page I wrote about healthy restaurants and great things […]

Chocolate Mousse Garden

I had a lot of fun making my dessert today. I made a healthy and vegan chocolate mousse and created a mini garden! I used oreo cookies to create the soil and mint as a plant. This dessert is not only fun to serve to your guests, it’s healthy and nutritious as well! Below is […]

Healthy hotspots in Utrecht

Utrecht is the most centrally located city in the Netherlands, but not the most innovative one if it comes to food. Many restaurants still serve the traditional menu they’ve had for years. Luckily there are a few gems in this city. On this page are my recommendations if you want to have a healthy lunch or dinner […]

Healthy pumpkin spice bites

My American friends might have some Pumpkin spices leftover from their Thanksgiving baking projects, and my Dutch readers probably have some ‘koek en speculaas kruiden’ for their December recipes. Don’t leave them standing in your kitchen cabinet! You can use them to make these healthy pumpkin spice bars! These bars, or actually squares in this […]

Sweet Potato Pizza Crust

Move over cauliflower! Sweet potatoes are my latest discovery for making healthy pizzas! Of course it’s healthy, but it also looks great to have a bright orange pizza base! This pizza is dairy free and gluten free. You only need 3 ingredients to make this healthy pizza, and 4 more to top it with all […]

New recipe: avocado fries

What a great discovery! Healthy oven baked avocado fries for president! These ‘fries’ are healthy, vegetarian and gluten free. No fryer is needed for these crispy fries. They’re a great snack or side dish. And I’m sure your kids will love them too! I’ve made a DIY video to show you how easy it is […]

Vegetarian food guide to London

I just came back from a trip to London. I always love being there! There’s so much to do and there are many, many restaurants. It might be difficult to find healthy, vegetarian (or vegan) options when there’s so much to choose from. That’s why I’ve listed my favorite hotspots on this page. All hotspots […]

Avocado Bun

I love avocado’s! So when I saw the first avocado burgers appear on Instagram I knew I had to make one! I thought it would be quite difficult to make but it’s actually very easy. Of course this avocado bun is gluten free and vegan, it’s also super healthy since you’ll already get some vegetables […]

Healthy hotspots in Antwerp

I’ve recently visited Antwerp to find the best healthy hotspots for you! I’ve listed my favorite vegetarian, vegan and gluten free lunchrooms and restaurants in Antwerp on my Belgium page. Looking for the best place to get an acai bowl? A delicious veggie burger? Or maybe a piece gluten free chocolate cake? I’ve got you […]

Healthy hotspots in Eindhoven

Eindhoven has been a bit behind food-wise. For years there were little healthy hotspots to be found. Luckily things are changing! On this page I’ve listed my favorite healthy hotspots in Eindhoven. Hopefully I’ll soon be able to expand the list and add more veggie friendly food spots! Looking for hotspots in other cities in The […]

4 Ingredient peanut butter brownies

Healthy 4 ingredient peanut butter brownies! They’re vegan and gluten free. No sugar, butter or oil needed for this simple but delicious recipe. I absolutely love peanut butter. You might have seen my peanut butter mug cake, peanut butter curry or peanut butter oatmeal cookies. But there isn’t much that would beat the peanut butter-chocolate combination! […]

Where to eat in Rotterdam

Rotterdam is the second biggest city in the Netherlands and a major port city. Where Amsterdam has the feel of a small village, Rotterdam feels more like a big city. Rotterdam is listed in Lonely Planet’s top 10 cities to visit in the world! Enjoy the many museums and the architecture in this city in […]

Pizza for Breakfast

It’s so great to see your recipe printed in a cookbook! My oatmeal pizza recipe is one of the breakfast recipes in Quaker’s breakfast book (‘ontbijtboek’ in Dutch). I have to admit that I always take time for my breakfast. Even on weekdays I set my alarm 30 minutes earlier so I can enjoy a […]

Vegetarian restaurant Bar James in Amsterdam

Bar James is fairly new in Amsterdam and already one of my favorites! This is the kind of vegetarian restaurant you can bring your carnivore friends to. They’ve got many starters, including a shared platter with several bites. For mains they only have 5 choices but they’re all very tasty. They have two vegetarian burgers […]

Vegetarian casserole

In need of some extra vegetables after the weekend? Why not make this healthy veggie casserole? This oven dish is packed with healthy goodness to recover from your weekend! The recipe is up on my Facebook page.

Easy vegan Asian dinner recipe

We’re having this easy Asian dinner bowl tonight. No chicken needed to make this healthy bowl filled with vitamins and fiber. I got this recipe from the Allerhande, a magazine from a Dutch supermarket. It’s super easy to make and done in less than 15 minutes. I’ve shared the recipe on my Facebook page, check […]

Vegan and vegetarian Halloween recipes

It’s almost Halloween! You might think of unhealthy candy from trick-or-treating when you think of Halloween. So I love to show you that you can also celebrate Halloween in a healthy way! I’m sharing the recipe of these stuffed jack-o-lanterns that I’ve made. They’re healthy, vegetarian and vegan! Cut of the tops of bell pepper per […]

New hotspot in Amsterdam Zuid: Market33

Yay! Finally something nice is happening in Amsterdam Zuid! Hidden gem Market 33 is now open, which means there’s more than just Zuidas offices now! Great news for the people that live in Zuid, who finally have something lively in the neighborhood on Saturdays when the offices are closed. Market 33 is like the American […]

Vegan Pumpkin Soup

Every autumn I make a big pan of pumpkin soup. I simply put it in serving size containers and freeze them. This way I can always have a healthy, heartwarming meal even if I’m busy. This skinny version is suitable for vegans, since I’ve left out the cream. I think the pumpkin itself already makes […]

Hard Rock Cafe goes vegetarian!

The Hard Rock Cafe goes veggie! You might think of big chunks of meat when you think of the Hard Rock Cafe. But especially for Vegetarian Awareness Month they’ve created a vegetarian menu. This whole month you can enjoy several vegetarian dishes as well as veggie cocktails! The Hard Rock Cafe in Amsterdam invited me […]

Healthy Party Food

I often hear from people that want to eat healthy, lose weight or eat (more) vegan that parties are the most difficult. To help you out, I’ve listed my favorite healthy party food recipes on this page. As always my recipes are vegetarian and sugar free. And these party foods are also vegan and gluten free. […]

Apple Flower Pie

Isn’t this apple flower pie beautiful? After making apple roses, I wanted to create a new recipe with puffed pastry and apple. I came up with this creation, instead of an apple rose it’s a big apple flower. I’ve called it ‘apple flower pie’ and I’m very happy with the result! This pie is sugar […]

LOFF: a new vega(n) restaurant in Breda

Today I visited Breda’s newest hotspot: Restaurant LOFF. LOFF is an organic vegetarian and vegan restaurant. Since I’m not eating meat, I obviously love these kind of restaurants! LOFF is located in a beautifully renovated premises with a lot of light. It’s open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, but you can also go there for a […]

Healthy Snickers Balls

I love making healthy (and vegan) versions of unhealthy food. After making healthified and vegan Ferrero Rocher, it was time to make these healthy Snickers bites. These Snickers Balls are not only vegan, but also gluten free, raw and sugar free. And what might be the best thing about them is that you only need […]

Tropical Breakfast

I never skip breakfast because I always make something really tasty! If you’re short on time, I recommend making this overnight chia pudding. This pudding is made of chia seeds, which are low in calorie but high in fiber, antioxidants and protein. All you have to do in the morning is take it out of the fridge […]

Recipe Pea Hummus

If you visit my blog regularly, you might already know that I’m a big fan of hummus. I’ve already shared several hummus recipes with you, like red beet hummus and pumpkin hummus. This is the latest addition to my hummus family: green pea hummus! Pea hummus is a great way to pack even more vegetables […]

New Travel Blog: Slovenia

Being surrounded by countries like Italy and Croatia, that are popular amongst tourists, Slovenia is often overlooked. But this small country has very much to offer! You can book a weekend getaway to the capital Ljubljana, or make it a longer trip and also see the coast or the Julian Alps. I’ve did the latter and I’m […]

Hotspots in The Hague

Are you visiting The Hague, or Den Haag as the Dutch call it, anytime soon? Check my The Hague page for my 5 favorite hotspots. I’ll tell you where to go for coffee, a high tea or a good burger. Click here for all my (healthy) favorites in The Hague. Looking for nice lunchrooms or restaurants in […]

Healthy hotspots in the Netherlands

All my (healthy) food spots in Amsterdam can be found at: annetravelfoodie.com/Amsterdam, but I’ve also made a page about healthy lunchrooms and restaurants in other cities in The Netherlands. If you’re going to Arnhem, Breda, Den Bosch, Den Haag, Eindhoven, Nijmegen, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Haarlem or Tilburg anytime soon: check out this page. If you have any […]

Matcha recipes

It’s a big trend in foodland: matcha. Matcha is a green tea powder and it’s praised for its high level of antioxidants. Most often people either drink it as tea or as a latte, but as a foodie I was curious if I could use matcha powder to make some healthy recipes. So in these […]

New Travel Blog: Oslo

Last month I was on a citytrip to Oslo, the relatively small capital of Norway. Oslo is great for a weekend getaway in the summer. The city center is compact, the palace is centrally located and there are many musea to flee to when it’s cold or rainy. And of course: you can have a nice […]

New Recipe: Sushi Bowl

You might have seen several sushi recipes on my site already (like my famous sushi pie) and this sushi bowl is my latest addition. I love it that sushi recipes are easy to make and easy to adjust to your own taste. I made my sushi bowl vegan, but of course you could add fish […]

Food Diary

I wrote this food diary because I often get the question what I eat on a day. Often people don’t realize how unhealthy their eating habits are. I love it that people want to make healthier choices and take better care of themselves, I hope that this food diary will help you with that! So please […]

Grilled Peach Salad

This grilled peach salad is perfect for summer! I love using fruit in my dinner dishes in summer, they add something sweet and refreshing. This salad is vegan and gluten free. For one portion I used 2 hands of wild spinach, 1 peach, pecan nuts and 1 cubed sweet potato. I shortly fried the sweet potato […]

Sweet Potato Recipes

I love sweet potatoes! They’re rich in taste, healthy and very diverse. you can make all sorts of dishes with them. From breakfast to dinner, from savoury to sweet. I’ve got many recipes with sweet potato on my website. Here’s my favorite sweet potato fries recipe for you, but you can also have a look […]

Healthy Banana Bread

I love banana bread! This is by far the dish that I make the most. Every other week I bake a banana bread and I put the slices in plastic bags in the freezer. This way I always have a healthy, sugar free snack that I can take to work. This banana bread is much […]

Mug Cake Recipes

I love mug cake for breakfast. It’s easy, healthy and it feels like you’re having dessert for breakfast! It’s sugar free, gluten free and dairy free. I’ve shared my basic mug cake recipe with you, as well as my favorite varieties: double chocolate mug cake, apple pie mug cake, carrot mug cake, peanut butter mug cake […]

Easy hummus recipe

I love hummus! It’s easy to make and very healthy. I could eat it all day long; on a sandwich with avocado for lunch, on a pita falafel for dinner, or on crackers when friends come over for a drink. Pictured above is my basic hummus recipe. Put you can also vary with it. Try […]