11.10.2017
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Why I’m always so positive?

Why I’m always so positive? Of course I’m not always happy and life is not always perfect. That will be impossible (especially now when I'm running my own business, but btw by far the best decision I've ever made haha ;)) But what I realized years ago is how negative emotions affected me: they have proven many... Read more

10.10.2017

World Porridge Day: 3 x recipes

Seeing as today is World Porridge Day, it seemed like a good time to compile my three favorite oatmeal recipes and share them with you. I love eating a delicious bowl of oatmeal for breakfast in the fall and winter months. It’s also nutritious, easy to make and you can vary endlessly with your fave toppings. I like!... Read more

07.10.2017

New: Amsterdam Hotspots

As I’m sure you already know, Amsterdam is full of amazing powerfood hot spots! ; ) In a previous blog, I provided a list of all my very favorites. But seeing as so many great new hot spots pop up every day, it’s time for a new list. Have fun and… bon appetit! P.S. Have a look at the complete list of my... Read more

05.10.2017
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My top 5 pumpkin & squash recipes

As many of you may already know, pumpkin and squash are two of my favorite fall vegetables. And seeing as fall is just around the corner (the sun is still shining here in New York though! ; )), I thought it might be a good idea to compile my five all-time favorite pumpkin and squash recipes. Did you know that almost... Read more

08.09.2017

Ultimate tips & tricks for a (summer) party

In spite of the fact that the sun doesn’t shine 24/7, there’s always a reason to throw a fun (summer) party. Isn’t there? Do you have friends, family or neighbours coming over soon? If so, I have six handy tips for you to help you turn an afternoon or evening into a lovely summer soiree. Have any tips of your... Read more

08.09.2017

What’s in my fridge?

I love my fridge, so I thought it might be fun to reveal its contents to you… I always find it inspiring to have a look in someone else’s fridge. I’ll often sneak a peak when I’m at my friends’ houses. I really can’t live without a fridge. Back in the day, everyone had a cellar (I can even remember that... Read more

15.08.2017

11 x hotspots in New York

As you may already know, I’m moving to New York in September! I can’t wait. I really love the energy and bustle of the city. There’s always something to experience and there are so many fantastic hang outs where you can eat or pick up a tasty juice. Below is a list of 11 new hot spots that I love to visit when... Read more

09.08.2017

My big MOVE & On the Go

Hi guys! Here’s a little update from me. Right now, I’m in beautiful France, on vacation with the family and I thought I’d write a blog about all the things on my agenda in the coming months. In my vlogs (still in Dutch at the moment) and on social media I’ve already announced that I’m moving to New York at... Read more

07.07.2017

My top 5 choco recipes

Heyaaa Powerfoodies! Did you know that today is World Chocolate Day? There’s no way we can just let this pass us by. Did you know that cacao gives you a pure energy boost, making it a great coffee alternative. Moreover, cacao is a natural source* of magnesium, which is protective against cardio-pulmonary diseases,... Read more

06.07.2017

The icing on the Powercake

Dear Powerfoodies, I just got back from a day of shooting with the team and now I find myself on my own in the office. Right now, I finally have enough time and clarity of mind to write a blog. Because, man oh man, have these ever been intense but fantastic weeks. It all began with my trip to New York at the end of... Read more

24.05.2017

Imperfections on social media

When I read this article last week on CNN’s website on the subject of how bad Instagram is terms of the mental health of young people, I was shocked. It seems that all those filters and edited photos just make people more insecure. This really hit home for me. What do people think of my posts? Do they derive energy... Read more

25.04.2017

Zen in Cape Verde

Well it’s about time I shared a more personal blog post. Spring is now in full swing, which makes me such a happy person. Everything is starting up again and, on a personal level, I’m growing again too. I always feel like things are a bit more stagnant in the winter, which is fine for a while. In the winter... Read more

24.04.2017

My kitchen cupboard must haves

My little kitchen is full of tools and tasty ingredients because a well-stocked pantry and a well-outfitted kitchen are the basis of maintaining healthy eating habits. Having a well-stocked pantry means you just need to grab a few fresh ingredients and you’re on your way to cooking up a storm. In the summary below,... Read more

19.04.2017

5 ways to go green in… food

Last month I wrote my second blog post about how you can make your daily beauty rituals a little ‘greener’. This month I want to talk about my favorite subject: food! More specifically, I want to look at how we can make sure the way we eat is healthy and sustainable both for ourselves and for the planet as a... Read more

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