New travel blog: Suriname

Suriname might not be the first country that comes to mind when you’re thinking about your next holiday destination. And that’s exactly why I think you should go there! In Suriname you can still experience an authentic country, not ruined by tourism yet. If you’re looking for a Lonely Planet for Suriname, I have to […]

Skinny 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 […]

New healthy recipe: Shakshuka

Shakshuka is a vegetarian, gluten free, low-carb brunch (or dinner) recipe. The first time I tasted Shakshuka it was prepared by an Israeli friend of mine. And I was hooked straight away! He gave me za’atar herbs from Israel the next time I saw him, so now I can make it myself. Although the dish […]

New Travel Blog: Istanbul

Istanbul is a great destination for a city trip. Especially if you live in Europe, Istanbul is perfect. It’s closeby but a totally different world. Similar to Marrakech, you feel like you flew for hours and you’re there in a jiffy. Istanbul has beautiful mosque’s like the Blue Mosque and the Aya Sophia. Wonderful bazaars […]

Ayurvedic Mung Bean Soup

Inspired by my Ayurveda weekend, I made this Mung Bean Soup. According to the ayurvedic kitchen, this soup is great to help cleanse the body. Mung beans have been part of the ayurvedic kitchen and used as medicine since 1500 B.C. This vegan soup is high in protein and low in cholesterol. It’s a high […]