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 […]

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 […]

Healthy hotspots in Den Bosch

Den Bosch is a nice little city in Brabant, near Utrecht and Tilburg. Although most of the restaurants have been there for quite a while and their menus didn’t change much over the years, there are a few new hotspots, that do have a more creative menu. I love it if a place takes a […]

My 4 favorite food spots in Nijmegen

Nijmegen is the oldest city of the Netherlands and I’ve lived there for 7 years. I still go back occasionally to visit friends. I’ve always loved this city. It’s progressive, green and friendly. It’s not difficult to find a nice lunchroom or restaurant here, since there are plenty! On this page I’ve listed my four […]

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 […]

Healthy lunch in Hoofddorp

Hoofddorp is a small town right between Amsterdam and Haarlem and very close to Schiphol. Its location is probably the only reason why  you’d ever find yourself there. Unless you like cheap clothes (Hoofddorp has a Primark), there’s probably not much to do for you here. That being said, people often book a hotel here […]