My 10 most favorite apple recipes

An apple a day, keeps the doctor away! I do seriously eat an apple every day. And a banana, a kiwi and often some forest fruit as well. I know, I really like fruit. The good thing about apples is that you can easily take them with you and that you can vary endlessly with […]

Shakshuka for dinner

Who says you can only have Shakshuka for brunch? I made Shakshuka with a twist for dinner and it’s a winner! The secret ingredient is sweet potato. As you might know I really like sweet potatoes. They’re healthy, tasty and you can use them for practically everything. I’ve had them for breakfast as sweet potato […]

Healthy Avocado Pancakes

(Klik hier voor het Nederlandse recept) I love making healthy pancakes! I’ve already shared several recipes for healthy pancakes on my breakfast page. This time I combined them with one of my favorite ingredients: avocado. I made healthy and gluten free avocado pancakes! Click here for the recipe. Are you already subscribed to my newsletter? […]

Vegan Sweet Potato Salad

This sweet potato salad is healthy and very easy to make (only 4 ingredients are needed!). It’s perfect as a side dish or for your barbecues and picnics in the summer! Click here for the recipe. If you like sweet potatoes you might also like my sweet potato gnocchi and my sweet potato pies.

Gluten free vegan cake

I’m so excited about this gluten free vegan pound cake! It looks beautiful and is suitable for those who eat gluten free and/or vegan. As I’ve mentioned in my previous post I got a package with gluten free products from Peak’s Free From. They also have a gluten free vegan lemon cake mix. I’ve been […]

Homegrown sprouts

I’m not always very good with plants, so I’m very excited that I’ve grown my own sprouts! Thanks to Bijt I’ve had my avocado with homegrown broccoli and basil sprouts today. They’ve got very easy starter kits, so all I had to do was add water on the first day and harvest them a couple of […]

New recipe: Scrambled Tofu

Looks just like scrambled eggs right? It’s scrambled tofu! Ever since I had this vegan dish at Ottolenghi’s restaurant in London I wanted to make it myself. And now I’ve got the written recipe and the food video for you.   Click here for more healthy breakfast recipes.

Happy Italy

The first Happy Italy restaurant opened in Rotterdam about 5 years ago.  In the meantime they’ve opened several restaurants in cities like Eindhoven, Arnhem and my new hometown Tilburg. Last month they’ve opened two new restaurants on one day! One in Amsterdam and one in Den Bosch. If you live in the Netherlands chances are getting […]

Vegan pancake batter

I’ve made healthy pancakes before, like oatmeal pancakes or banana pancakes. But they always had egg in the batter. I wanted to create a vegan pancake batter that would still be tasty  and not too dry. After some experiments, I’ve found my  favorite recipe. No butter, eggs or sugar needed for this pancake batter! For […]

Win a LifeFood package!

Do you already know Lifefood? I’m a big fan of their healthy food products. And I’m very happy to announce that I’m giving away a package filled with all kinds of Lifefood products! So if you want to win this healthy package, keep on reading! First let me tell you a bit more about Lifefood and […]

My favorite hotel in Maastricht: Vaeshartelt

This is for sure the most beautiful hotel in Maastricht. It’s probably even the most beautiful hotel in the Netherlands! This hotel at the edge of Maastricht might be the most unique location where you’ll ever spend the night. Hotel Vaeshartelt is located in a wonderful green estate. The castle was build in the middle ages […]

Dinner in Maastricht: Ceramique

Ceramique is a sustainable restaurant that has been housed in a monumental building close to the Maas for over 20 years. Although they’ve been around for a long time they might be the least old fashioned restaurant in Maastricht. Besides meat and fish they serve many vegetarian and vegan dishes. Something that’s not easy to […]

The 10 Best Vegetarian Dishes In the World

This is a guest post from Lily Evans. Lily is the founder of SkyWeFly, where she and her associates blog about photographs, stories and travel tips that will help you make a great journey. She hopes to bring her passion to more people via SkyWeFly. Today she’s sharing the 10 best vegetarian dishes around the world especially for […]

Magical food: unicorn noodles

This is pure magic! I made unicorn noodles without any artificial coloring. It was so much fun to do and the result is fantastic. From now on all my noodle dishes will be a little unicorn party! I was inspired by The Indigo Kitchen and although I was afraid that it wouldn’t turn out as […]

Vegan leek walnut spread

A while back I was in Antwerp in Belgium and I had a gluten free wrap with vegan leek walnut pesto at ‘Eten vol Leven‘. It tasted really good and since it’s so difficult to find a healthy spread in the supermarket I decided to try to make it myself. As always, I want my […]

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 […]

New Recipe: healthy ice cream

Do you think that ice cream doesn’t fit in a healthy lifestyle? Then you haven’t heard about banana ice cream or ‘nice cream’ yet! Nice cream is fat free, sugar free, gluten free and dairy free. It almost sounds to good to be true, I know. But check the recipe here and try for yourself! You can […]

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! I hope this day will bring you lots of love in whatever shape or form! I made these heart shaped chocolates the other day for a food video for Foodie Channel (you can watch it here) Last year I made a three course vegetarian (and easily turned vegan) Valentine’s Day dinner, […]

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 […]

Next level avocado toast

I’m bringing my avocado toast to the next level! It looks quite impressive but all I did was using a cooking ring to get the toast and mashed avocado in this shape. If you like avocado, you might also like my Avocado Bun. Like me on Facebook to never miss a new healthy recipe.  

Healthy Spinach dip

Party food doesn’t have to be unhealthy and you most certainly don’t need difficult ingredients or hours in the kitchen! This healthy spread is a great example of how you can take good care of your body whilst having friends over for drinks and bites. With only 3 ingredients it’s also super easy to make! […]

Dinner inspiration: healthy vegan burger

Need inspiration for healthy comfort food? I always make a veggie burger if I want to eat ‘fast food’. Just use a whole wheat bun and spread two tablespoons of hummus on the bottom half. Cover with lettuce and cucumber. Fry a veggie burger in a skillet on medium heat. I used a pumpkin-sweet potato […]

What is kiwano?

Today I tried something new. I saw a spiky orange fruit at the supermarket that I never saw before. So I decided to try it out. It turned out to be Kiwano, also known as the horned melon.  It’s a fruit from the melon cucumber family. It’s orange with spikes on the outside and green […]

I love Breakfast

A good start of the day is a good start of the year! Let’s start this year well by eating healthy breakfasts! I can’t believe some people skip breakfast because I love it and I get up extra early each day to make myself a good breakfast. You can find all my healthy breakfast recipes […]

New recipe: Sushi Pie!

Isn’t this sushi pie a festive meal? This pleases every sushi lover! It’s healthy, gluten free and meat free. I’ve chosen for layers of avocado and salmon, but of course you can pick whichever toppings you like. Maybe a variety with mango or crab sticks! Check the recipe here and the DIY video here. You […]

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 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 […]

3 healthy piadina recipes

Ever heard of Piadina? It’s a thin Italian flatbread that is more and more available worldwide. It can be eaten in many ways. You can use it as a healthy pizza base for example. I’ve experimented for you and I’ve shared my three best piadina recipes with you. One with salmon, one vegan and even […]

New veggie hotspot in Amsterdam: Hearth

There’s only one thing better than a good vegetarian restaurant and that’s a good vegetarian restaurant with swings! Yes you’ve read it correctly, you can enjoy a cup of tea on a swing at new vegetarian restaurant Hearth. Or as it’s officially written: H/eart.h. Hearth is located at the Albert Cuyp market in Amsterdam and run […]