Foodie

Jumbo opens first supermarket at train station

Jumbo has just opened up their very first supermarket at ta train station. The supermarket is called Jumbo City and has opened up in Eindhoven. It’s a shop where you can get snacks for on the road, but also groceries and sandwiches from LaPlace. Their freshly prepared food includes sushi, fresh juices, yogurt from a […]

New recipe: easy apple galettes

Do you remember the Cherry Galette recipe I shared recently? I’ve created another easy galette recipe! This time I used apples. This apple galette recipe is also super easy to make, you’ll only need 3 ingredients and sugar or butter aren’t one of them! Quickly check the recipe here! Like my Facebook page to never […]

Coming to Amsterdam: Matcha Bar

This December a really cool dessert shop will open at the Albert Cuyp market in Amsterdam. Get ready for Matcha Bar! Matcha Bar will offer desserts and coffees made with Matcha. Matcha is a green tea powder from Japan that gained popularity since it became known that it’s very high in antioxidants. In Japan most people […]

New hotspot in Arnhem!

A new restaurant in Arnhem has just opened up and trust me: you want to go here! The interior is really cool with a pink part on one side and an ‘jungle’ part with many plants on the other side and overall a lot of copper. As you might have guessed by the picture above […]

New recipe: cherry galettes

Cherry galettes look like beautiful pastries but they’re very easy to make with this recipe! Galette is a French term for a flat round pie. You can make them with all kinds of fruit like apples, peaches, or my favorite: cherries. You can make your own galette crust with flour, but with this recipe it’s […]

New Pumpkin Pizza from Magioni

I love healthy versions of junk food! You can still enjoy a comforting meal without a huge calorie intake. I made a healthy burger, vegan fish and chips and I often make healthy pizzas! One of my favorite products at the supermarket are the Magioni pizza bases. Magioni makes it very easy to create a healthy pizza! […]

New recipe: Kale Pesto

As you mostly buy kale in large amounts, I often have kale leftovers. I was looking for recipes for kale when I found out that you can make pesto with it! Kale has many health benefits and it’s a lot cheaper than basil, so I found it a great invention to make kale pesto. Besides that, […]

Win free peanut butter

This one is for the Dutchies! Je kan nu 2 potjes pindakaas naar keuze van Zoete Moed winnen! Yvette van Zoete Moed maakt haar pindakazen helemaal zelf en laat zien dat je er echt geen olie, suiker of zout voor nodig hebt. Ze heeft allerlei verschillende smaken zoals venkel, chili, kaneel en Sport met extra […]

My favorite avocado recipes

November is Avocado month and Amsterdam has been crowned Avocado Capital of Europe. The perfect excuse to share my favorite avocado recipes with you for some avocado inspiration! As you might know, I love avocado! I eat it almost daily (my favorite on-the-go lunch is a avocado-hummus sandwich) and I even have a phone cover […]

Roots Rotterdam Autumn Menu

When you think of the restaurant of the Hilton Hotel you might think of very fancy and expensive dinners. While I do think the dishes are quit fancy, Restaurant Roots at the Hilton Hotel in Rotterdam is very reasonably priced. For only 37 euros you’ve got a three-course menu and for just another 18 euros […]

Rabo Inspiratie avond

(sorry, this post is only available in Dutch) Op dinsdag 31 oktober organiseerde de Rabobank van Tilburg een Rabo Inspiratie avond in het teken van Food. Er was een programma voor jongeren in de kleine zaal en het reguliere programma was in de grote zaal. Ik was gevraagd als een van de sprekers bij het […]

Restaurant Lucebert, Tilburg

(Sorry, this post is only available in Dutch) Ik ben een echte cultuurliefhebber en al vaak in de schouwburg in Tilburg geweest maar nog nooit had ik vooraf bij restaurant Lucebert gegeten. Lucebert is het restaurant dat in het gebouw van Theaters Tilburg is gelegen en van de week at ik er voor het eerst. […]

New recipe: Hasselback Pears

These Hasselback pears are a perfect healthy dessert for autumn and winter because of the ginger and cinnamon that I’ve used. And they look nice too with their thin slices! Quickly check the recipe here or watch the food video below to see how I made them. Click here for more healthy desserts. Like me on […]

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 […]

Win a giftcard for Tarte Tatin

(scroll down for English) We houden allemaal wel van een taartje op zijn tijd. En als je jezelf dan toch gaat verwennen, dan wil je dat het écht lekker is! En als het nog gratis kan ook, ben je natuurlijk helemaal blij. Daarom geef ik nu twee tegoedbonnen voor Tarte Tatin in Tilburg weg! Eigenaresse […]

Granola isn’t always healthy

All those granola breakfast bowls you see on social media might look very healthy, but most granolas contain sugar and sweeteners. Double check the package before you buy your granola to see how healthy it really is. Skip the ones with sugar, honey or syrup. Also the more healthy sounding sweeteners are still sugars. Your […]

FoodExplore: Food hall in Utrecht

After Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague there’s finally a food hall in Utrecht! And it’s has a unique location and unique concept. The food market is called FoodExplore and it’s housed in The Wall, a building that you might have seen when driving on the A2 highway. The concept is also different than other food […]

Edible Penguins

These edible penguins are so cute! They’re a great treat for when it’s your kids’ birthday party, but I have to say that I often serve them for adults too. No one can resist cute food! The nice thing about this treat is that it’s easy to make, gluten free and suitable for vegetarians. All […]

What is a Buddha Bowl?

Ever heard of a Buddha Bowl? Wondering what it is? Buddha Bowls are a big trend in the healthy food world and you might have seen #BuddhaBowl on Instagram quite a few times. A Buddha Bowl is a healthy meal in a bowl. It’s probably named after Buddha’s round belly. A Buddha Bowl is most […]

New recipe: vegan olive bread

This vegan olive bread is a perfect recipe for when you’re having friends over! It tastes great with all kinds of spreads (check my healthy party food page for some healthy, vegan sauces). The olives and herbs add a lot of flavor to the breads that are the shape and size of a pita bread. […]

Food Spots in Arnhem

Arnhem is a relatively big city in the east of the country, just north of Nijmegen. As I lived in Nijmegen for 7 years, I often visited Arnhem. It’s also a convenient city to meet up with friends who live in the North of the Netherlands. I’ve listed my top 5 favorite restaurants in Arnhem on […]

Vegan Fish and Chips

I’ve been wanting to make vegan fish and chips for quite a while now. As you might know I love making healthier and vegetarian versions of fast food, like my breakfast pizza or sweet potato burger. When you think of fast food you probably think of ‘unhealthy’ and ‘meat/fish’, but I’m proving you that you […]

My favorite hotspots in Tilburg

Tilburg is booming! More and more (healthy) lunchrooms and restaurants are opening up in the 6th biggest city of the Netherlands, making it a more appealing city to visit. It’s only 90 minutes by train from Amsterdam or Antwerp. And even though in the past Breda and Den Bosch were the cities in Brabant that […]

Facon: vegan bacon

I love making vegetarian and vegan versions of meat lovers their favorite foods. I made several vegetarian burgers and I even made vegan fish and chips! This time I wanted to make vegan bacon, also known as ‘facon’. I put my fake bacon on a slice of avocado toast to prove that you don’t need […]

Healthy and vegan Chunky Monkey Ice cream

You don’t need to eat an unhealthy pint of ice cream if you feel like a delicious dessert! Just swap your Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey ice cream for this healthy and vegan version! No sugar or dairy is needed to make this tasty ice cream. All you need is 3 ingredients to surprise everyone […]

Restaurant Kantien in Utrecht

My prayers have been heard! Finally more hip and healthy food spots are opening up in Utrecht. Utrecht is the 4th biggest city in the Netherlands but until recently I thought there weren’t that many nice food options. It was lacking vegetarian friendly spots especially. Luckily I discovered Kantien (Dutch for Canteen) just outside the […]

Tacos in Amsterdam

Looking for good Mexican food in Amsterdam? Check out Chiapas Taco Cartel on the van Woustraat in popular area De Pijp. Like the name suggests, their specialty is tacos. But they also serve great nachos and rice and beans. And good news if you live in The Hague: in October 2017 they’ll open up a […]

Vegan Tortilla roll ups

There are so many things I love about these Tortilla Roll Ups! They’re healthy, vegetarian, vegan and with 5 ingredients they’re also super easy to make! So if you’re  looking for a healthy and vegan Mexican dish for dinner this week, why not give this recipe a try? Click here for the Vegan Tortilla Roll Ups […]

Vegan Pink Soft Shell Tacos

I love pink food! After my pink couscous and pink quinoa recipes, I’ve made another healthy pink dinner: pink soft shell tacos! These pink tacos are made with red beets, that doesn’t only give them their nice color, it also makes them a lot healthier than regular tacos. You can find the recipe here. Like […]

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 […]

Recipe: Buckwheat Waffle Bowl

I’ve got myself a really cool new kitchen gadget: a waffle bowl maker! With this waffle iron you can make waffles in the shape of a bowl, so you can fill them with whatever you want! I filled mine with vanilla ice cream and fresh strawberries to make a festive dessert! I used buckwheat flour […]