New Lebanese restaurant in Utrecht

I love Lebanese food! I’m very happy that a new Lebanese restaurant has opened up in Utrecht! Comptoir Libanais is a restaurant that you might know from London as they have several branches there. They just opened up their first restaurant outside of the UK and Utrecht in the Netherlands is the lucky city! You can find […]

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! […]

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 Haarlem

Haarlem is a very nice city just a stone’s throw away from Amsterdam. I’ve selected my favorite healthy hot spots in Haarlem for you. All these lunchrooms and restaurants are healthy but delicious. I’ve included vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. Curious? Read the Haarlem Blog! If you’re looking for my tips in Amsterdam you […]

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 […]

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 […]

Stuffed Portobellos with mozzarella

Need an easy vegetarian dinner recipe for 1? You’ve found it! These stuffed portobello’s are easy to make and a perfect portion for 1 person. Just double the ingredients if you’re cooking for two, or save this recipe for when you’re eating alone! Ingredients: 2 portobellos 1/2 package mozzarella cheese 6 cherry tomatoes 1 tbs […]

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 […]

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 […]

Healthy picnic recipes

Summer is my favorite season! I love being outside, so it makes me very happy when the weather is nice enough to have dinner outside. In this blog post I’m sharing my favorite healthy picnic recipes. All these dishes are easy to take with you to the park, the beach or wherever you want to take […]

Healthy hotspots in Amsterdam

I’ve lived in Amsterdam for 4 years. 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, begetarian/vegan friendly restaurants and great things […]

Restaurant SYR in Utrecht

Did you already go to SYR in Utrecht? It’s such a wonderful initiative that I want to tell you all about it! SYR has started to involve refugees more with Utrecht and the Netherlands. It’s an initiative by GYS, another food favorite of mine in Utrecht because of their many vegetarian options (you can read […]

Super easy naan bread pizza recipe

This vegetarian naan bread pizza is super easy to make. Perfect for when you don’t feel like cooking but you do want something more tasty than a supermarket pizza. All you need for 2 people is 2 naan bread (I always go for the garlic&coriander version), 1 red onion, 1 package of mozzarella cheese, 10 […]

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 most of these party foods are also vegan and […]

Best vegetarian food spots in Tallinn

Traditional Estonian cuisine mostly consists of meat but luckily there are many vegetarian and even vegan options in Tallinn! On this page I’m sharing all my favorite vegetarian and vegan friendly restaurants in Tallinn. Vegan Inspiratioon Located just within the walls of Tallinn’s old town, Vegan Inspiration serves salads, burgers, wraps and mains. All vegan […]

Vegetarian restaurant Hortus in The Hague

Hortus is one of my favorite restaurants in The Hague. Their menu is a 100% vegetarian so you won’t be stuck with little to choose from as is normally the case for vegetarians like me. They’re housed in the beautiful boutique hotel La Paulowna near the Peace Palace. They’re open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. […]

New Recipe: Courgette stuffed with couscous

Want to make a simple meal but still impress your friends? Try these courgette boats stuffed with couscous. It looks great if you put the dish on the dinner table and it hardly costs you any work. This dinner recipe is vegetarian and if you skip the feta cheese at the end it’s suitable for […]

Restaurant Atelier in Amsterdam

Have you already been to restaurant Atelier in Amsterdam? They opened two years ago but they just renewed their interior and their menu. I have to admit that when I first looked at the map I thought it was a bit far out. It’s located behind the Olympic Stadion. But I found out it’s less […]

Fawaffles: Falafel Waffles

I experimented in the kitchen once again! After making Tortizza (tortilla-pizza) and Courgetti (courgette spaghetti) I made ‘Fawaffles’ this time, a hybrid between falafel and waffles! To make these healthy waffles that you can have for lunch or dinner, all you need is a waffle iron and falafel dough. Some supermarkets sell ready-to-use falafel dough, […]

Vegan Portobello Asparagus Burger

If you visit my site regularly you probably know that I love vegetarian and vegan burgers. I often share pictures of veggie burgers on my Instagram account and I’ve shared recipes for vegan falafel burgers and red beet burgers. I even went on a quest to find the best veggie burger of Amsterdam! Now it […]

High Tea at HOOI in Utrecht

In a trendy neighborhood in Utrecht you’ll find HOOI, a high quality lunchroom with many vegetarian options. Almost everything on their menu comes straight from organic bakeries, local farms and herb gardens. Vegetarians, vegans and people who eat gluten free are welcome for breakfast and lunch at HOOI. But you can bring your carnivorous friends without […]

Summer Dinner: strawberry salad

It’s really warm in the Netherlands this week. Some people might find it dificult to think of something to make for dinner with this weather. I made this vegetarian salad with rocket, strawberries, pecan nuts and feta cheese this week. Salads are perfect for this warm weather. As is any ‘cold’ dish. These recipes are […]

New Food Mash Up: Sushi Pizza

I like mash ups for songs, but I also like mash ups for food! I’ve made a breakfast pizza before, and a sushi pie. And now it’s time for: sushi pizza! I’ve made two sushi pizza recipes; one with salmon for my boyfriend and a vegetarian sushi pizza for myself. Not only do I have […]

Recipe for when you don’t feel like cooking

Sometimes you just have had a busy day, you’re tired or your short on time. Those days it’s quite easy to buy a quick microwave meal, tv-dinner or take-out. But (as you probably know) those aren’t your healthiest options. Take-out and delivery often hardly contain any vegetables, and microwave meals often contain a lot of […]

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 […]

Vegetarian food at Taste of Amsterdam

This weekend Amsterdam is hosting the mother of all of food festivals: Taste of Amsterdam. At this culinary event you’ll find restaurants, food brands and chefs introducing new flavors or showing you their signature dishes. They all serve small portions of their favorite dishes so you can ‘taste’ as many different things as you can. […]

Courgetti Recipes

Courgetti (‘pasta’ made of courgettes) is such a great invention! A couple of months ago I’ve bought a spiralizer and I’m creating one healthy recipe after the other. Using courgette instead of pasta is such an easy way to make your dinner vegan, gluten free, low carb and super healthy! You’ve probably already figured out that […]

Vegetarian and vegan food in Tokyo

If you’re a pescetarian (you don’t eat meat but you do eat fish), you’ll have no problem eating well in Japan, as you can probably find more dishes containing fish than meat. But if you’re a vegetarian or vegan you might  need to search a bit harder. No need to worry, there are definitely vegetarian […]

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 […]

Veggie restaurant in Eindhoven: Bij Albrecht

I discovered a new vegetarian restaurant in Eindhoven: Bij Albrecht. They’ve been open for 6 months now and are one of those restaurants that I really love. Mostly because they serve delicious vegetarian and vegan food but also because of the story behind it. Bij Albrecht is owned by young couple Manfred and Bernadette. He’s […]

Food bloggers tour: The Hague

Yesterday I went on a food bloggers tour in The Hague, the 3rd biggest city in The Netherlands. I already knew some nice food spots in The Hague but I discovered many new ones yesterday! The food blogger tour was organized by Anne Marie from My Happy Kitchen and she did a great job showing us […]