Tag: vegan
01.11.2017
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World Vegan Day: Top 10 vegan recipes

It’s World Vegan Day! And to celebrate, I’ve compiled a list of my top 10 favorite vegan recipes, just for you! Which one is your favorite? Let me know in the comments below! 1. Cheesecake This may very well be my favorite vegan recipe of all time. The raw cheesecake. You’ll steal the show with this... Read more

28.10.2017

Calming chocolate mylk

This mylk (an alternatively spelled word used to describe plant derived "milks") is so incredibly delicious and it’s for stress relief. Maca is a true superfood and a wonderful adaptogen – meaning it helps the body cope with stress and adapt to changing situations. And cacao contains stress-relieving and... Read more

26.10.2017

Iced Matcha Shake

Iced Iced baby! Matcha is always good. At least I think so! ; ) But you’re either a fan or you’re not. One of the reasons I love it is the energy boost it gives you, without the dip a cup of coffee brings with it. Winner! P.S. Would you like to drink this shake less cold? Skip the ice cubes and drink it at room... Read more

19.10.2017

Pumpkin pie oatmeal

It takes a bit more time to make oatmeal than it does to pour a bowl of cereal, but studies (and my own experience) tell us that eating oatmeal leaves you feeling full (and satisfied) for longer. The spices used here, in combination with the pumpkin and the applesauce, create precisely the warming and comforting... 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

09.10.2017

Coffee Muffins

Sometimes there are those mornings when you don’t even have time to make coffee... when just the smell of coffee makes you think of that much-needed moment of calm. What if you’d made these muffins ahead of time on your day off? They smell and taste... 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

06.10.2017

Pumpkin Petits Fours

These treats are cute and small, but are very filling. I make them even more festive by adding a dot of coconut cream, fresh fruit or even chocolate on top. So good! Photo: Lieke Heijn / Pim Janswaard @www.cameron-studio.nl... Read more

03.10.2017

Fresh fig cheesecake squares

They are super creamy and just look at how great they look with those fresh figs! I think they’re the perfect treat to serve when friends stop by for coffee on a Sunday morning. They’re also great for sharing at a party or… just for eating whenever you feel like it. I’m in... Read more

28.09.2017

Carrot Breakfast

This breakfast will give you a great big shot of beta carotene. This nutrient found in carrots is good for your skin and your eyes. Does eating carrot in the morning sound a bit strange? Just try it! It’s the carrot in this recipe that makes this breakfast nice and... Read more

26.09.2017

Walnut milk

I regularly make bottles of plant-based milk using hemp, oats or almonds. I usually do it on a Sunday or Monday morning so that I can enjoy it throughout the week. It makes a delicious and fresh addition to my oatmeal, smoothies, matcha lattes or a bowl of granola. And it is so easy to make. Up until last week, the... Read more

20.09.2017

Spiral quiche

Oh wow, how beautiful is this quiche? It always takes me a little while to make this savory tart, but trust me, your guests’ reaction to it will make all the effort worthwhile! Will you share your results with #renskroes? That way I can see what your spiral quiche looks like. Bon appetite! ; ) Photo: Lieke Heijn /... Read more

14.09.2017

Raisin Peanutbutter

Everyone who knows me knows that I can eat a jar of peanut butter in no time flat, but this new recipe is truly next level! I love it. Peanuts, salt and raisins… Yes, it’s the perfect combination. I’m going to just keep making a new batch every time the jar is empty. Who’s with... Read more

07.09.2017

Piña Colada

If you like piña coladas... It’s at its best ice cold. You can also add a bit of rum to the mix! It's your party ; ). Photo by: Lieke Heijn / Pim Janswaard @ Cameron... 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

03.08.2017

Chocolate Waffles

Choco waffle time! How great are these little waffles? Perfect as a snack in between meals or as a treat for your kids at school. In addition to being super cute, they’re also really easy to make… And they’re vegan! Foto: Emma... Read more

26.07.2017

Lemonade

Last week I was in New York! I’m always fully enjoying this dazzling, bubbly city and feel so inspired with every step I take! There are several raw food and organic restaurants around there; people walk around drinking fresh juices and smoothies and you can find traditional sweet and sour lemonade in all the... Read more

18.07.2017

Strawberry avocado salad

I recently discovered this tasty fresh and fruity salad and am already addicted. It’s delicious with a slice of bread or a cracker with hummus. The sour cashew dressing is the finishing touch. It’s the perfect summery salad, if you ask... Read more

16.07.2017

Mint-Lime popsicles

I am in love with sweet and sour recipes. Especially in the summer! When the temperature goes up, one of the things I really like to make is fresh lemonade, and if I have some leftover, I make popsicles out of it right away. Winner! This easy recipe is also a guaranteed success with the younger powerfoodies ; ) Happy... Read more

12.07.2017

Mermaid bowl

A blue smoothie bowl? Yes! You saw that correctly ; ) Garnish your bowl with fresh fruit and homemade rawnola or granola and voilà! So yummy, healthy and pretty...  *Source:... Read more

09.07.2017

Rawnola

Last week I made raw granola for the very first time. Wow, was it ever good! So sweet and chewy. I love it as a snack, but I also use it as a topping for my smoothie bowls and nice creams (banana ice cream). This ‘rawnola’ could also be used as the crust for a cheesecake. How handy is... Read more

03.07.2017

Gazpacho

This cold Spanish soup is often served as an appetizer, but I love it so much that I can easily down an entire bowl full. It’s also great served as a hors d’oeuvre if you’re organizing a dinner party. It looks fantastic in nice, tall glasses. Buen... Read more

28.05.2017

Granola bars

Here I go again with my handy snack bars. This time chocolate flavored! Why am I such a fan? It’s incredibly easy to make ten at a time so you can take one in your lunch each day in the weeks to come. Easy does it. ; ) Photo: Lieke Heijn / Pim Janswaard @ Cameron studio... Read more

18.05.2017

Mint-Pomegranate salad

Pomegranate = power fruit. The seeds are deliciously sweet and sour, full of antioxidants and vitamins, and are even known to be an aphrodisiac... ooh la la! The combination here with mint leaves makes this the perfect light lunch for on the go or for a picknick in a park on a warm spring/summer day. Enjoy dear... Read more

13.05.2017

Strawberry tarts

Wow, these tarts will definitely make your mama happy this Mother’s Day. These sweet-and-sour treats are nice and creamy and because they’re served cold, they’re a bit more special than your average tarts. My mem loves them! Let me know how your mama liked them in the comments below… ♡, Rens... Read more

21.04.2017

Coco choco bars

Wow, these chocolate-coconut bars are so incredibly tasty! Whenever I take a bite, I feel like I’m on a tropical island somewhere, haha! This delicious coco-choco snack is perfect with a cup of tea on the couch, taken to go or shared with my friends that come to visit. In short, a delicious snack for any occasion. ;... Read more

14.04.2017

Mango Chia Pudding

Looking for an extra special dish to start off a festive Easter brunch with family and/or friends? Try this homemade mango-chia pudding. Delicious! It’s a real treat to start your day with it. Tip: sprinkle it with a few toppings like grated coconut for the finishing touch!Happy... Read more

11.04.2017

Sundried tomato hummus

As you may know, I am a true hummus lover! I make it regularly in all sorts of colors and flavors and not just because I think it tastes so good, but because it’s so easy to make and you can endlessly experiment by adding fresh ingredients to it. In no time at all, you’ve got a delicious spread for your crunchy... Read more

28.03.2017

Spring smoothie

Morning Powerfoodies! Every so often, I love to start my day with a tasty smoothie. This past weekend I made this version with mango and lime. And because I liked it so much, I thought I’d share it with all of you. Enjoy!Photo: Anna-Marie... Read more

25.03.2017

Chia jam

This is a sweet jam, free of refined sugar, with an extra boost from chia seeds. Every so often, I’ll make a jar that I’ll undoubtedly eat within a week. It’s tasty on a cracker, but it’s also great in oatmeal or as a topping for muffins, cake or on these breakfast... Read more

04.03.2017

Peanut butter fudge

For those of you who don’t already know this: I am a huge fan of homemade peanut butter. You can use it to make so many tasty and easy recipes – just as you would nut butter. Here’s a perfect example… Made especially for #peanutbutterloversday, three days ago. I really will be making this recipe a lot…... Read more

20.02.2017

Raw cupcakes

It took several days of being holed up in the kitchen with my mother in the countryside in order for me to perfect these cupcakes. After many unsuccessful attempts, the recipe was finally approved by the most discerning critics ever: my family. Now when I travel to the North with these cupcakes in tow, I can barely... Read more

14.02.2017

Love mousse

Love is in the air! The most romantic day of the year is here and that should be celebrated. That’s why my boyfriend and I always cook for each other on Valentine’s Day, which is truly the most romantic thing there is. We kickstart the day with this love mousse. You guys have to try it too! Happy Valentine’s... Read more

13.02.2017

Snack cookies

These delicious, guilt-free cookies are perfect to have on hand to accompany a cup of coffee or tea or just to eat as an afternoon snack. Perfect for Valentine's Day, if you ask... Read more

10.02.2017

Trends

People often ask me about current trends. To be honest, I don’t really pay attention to trends. Lots of people assume that I do because I started blogging about Powerfood on renskroes.com (and elsewhere) about three years ago. But it was really just a matter of good timing! ; ) Still, I have noticed that I do get... Read more

31.01.2017

Overnight blueberry oats

Looking for an easy and healthy breakfast option that doesn’t require you to spend a bunch of time in the kitchen in the morning? Overnight oats are your answer. They’re super easy to make and all the prep that’s required is done the night before. The only thing you need to do in the morning is add a couple of... Read more

26.01.2017

Cashew cream

I really do add this cream to just about every recipe… On a salad as dressing, in a soup or as a dip. You can spice it up with herbs and spices or even fruit... Read more

25.01.2017

Matcha Latte

Matcha lattes are one of my favorite drinks at the moment. This green drink gives you a mega energy boost and is an ideal coffee replacement, if you ask me. Below is a very easy recipe for making a matcha latte yourself. Enjoy!  P.S. Click here for my favorite website when you want to buy matcha... Read more

23.01.2017

Cheesecake

This cake has it all! It’s my favorite when I’m craving something tangy, savory, and sweet. What’s more: this cake looks fantastic too. It really steals the show, especially when you tell your guests that they can enjoy it guilt-free. If there are leftover, you can store the cake in the freezer for the next... Read more

20.01.2017

Almond butter

My favorite spread! I love this on a rice cake with sliced avocado. I also use nut butter as a topping for oatmeal or cookies. And sometimes I can't resist just dipping my finger directly in the... Read more

08.01.2017

Beet soup

This is really a gazpacho made with beets. In the summer, this soup is eaten cold, but in the winter, it’s also delicious warmed up. This soup is perfect for bringing with you on the go in a jar or bottle. Just don’t forget your spoon! ;) Crunchy crackers are a perfect accompaniment to this soup. Yum!Lieke Heijn /... Read more

08.01.2017

Crunchy Crackers

Making your own crackers means you know exactly what goes into them and that you can make them so much more nutritious than the crackers or crisp bread you buy in stores. On top of all that, they are so much tastier! I often eat these delicious, crispy bread-alternatives at lunch with homemade hummus or guacamole.... Read more

08.01.2017

Dahl Soup

In New York there is a street made up only of Indian restaurants. So great. When I’m in the city, I always visit one and order a filling Indian lentil soup. That’s the inspiration for this soup. With lentils, sweet potato and all sorts of aromatic herbs, this soup is extra healthy. A delicious, satisfying soup... Read more

07.01.2017

Chai Goodnight Drink

When I lived in New York, I once did a three-day juice cleanse and this drink was how I ended each day. It’s so tasty and sweet, it almost qualifies as dessert! The cinnamon, ginger, vanilla, and cardamom also help cultivate a little bit of Zen. Sweet... Read more

05.01.2017

Chocolate porridge

I’m asked quite often what my favorite porridge or oatmeal is. What’s so great about this breakfast food is that you can experiment with virtually endless variations. With that in mind, I’ve come up with a new version, perfect for this this time of year: chocolate-banana porridge. Yum! I like this porridge best... Read more

15.12.2016

Gingerbread Bliss Balls

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, yay! It’s almost Christmas and therefore it’s time to share some lovely recipes for these cosy days with friends and family. With these gingerbread bliss balls it is success guaranteed! They are super easy to make and a very festive snack during these cold winter... Read more

10.12.2016

Pumpkin quinoa curry

I’m always in for a party. Especially when there is dance music! Maybe you think that, me as a #powerfoodie, I always reject any alcoholic drinks or bites. Nothing could be further than the truth. When there is something to celebrate, I’m going for it. So pass it on with that big bowl of fresh crisps and a second... Read more

08.12.2016

Beet tofu dip

Yumm! This beet tofu dip is one of my favorite spreads. Nowadays you can find several spread options in the supermarket but it is so easy to make it yourself. In no time you have your own delicious, homemade and healthy spread for on a crispy cracker or toasted spelt bread. Tip: dip it with raw veggies for a perfect... Read more

19.11.2016

Pumpkin bars

These bars are an icy, creamy, no bake twist on pumpkin pie! The perfect dessert for the upcoming holidays. Try it and let me know what you... Read more

10.11.2016

Cashew ramen

Oh, curries. I can’t get enough of them! Especially during the colder months. Here is a tasty recipe with wholegrain rice ramen and red curry paste. So hot &... Read more

19.10.2016

Happiness mousse

In some cultures, cacao is considered to be the food of the gods. Ooh la la! Goddess or not, cacao is one of my favorite powerfoods simply because eating it makes you happy. The banana and the avocado in this recipe guarantee that you’ll have enough energy to get through the entire morning. With this breakfast... Read more

18.09.2016

Cashew brekkie bowl

This is a not-too-sweet, fresh, fruity breakfast option for warmer days. I love to start my day with it. The nuts and oatmeal keep me feeling full for quite a while, and the fruit is the perfect finishing touch!... Read more

14.09.2016

Chocolate banana bread

After much trial and error, I’ve done it! The ultimate chocolate banana bread recipe! It’s perfectly moist and while it’s fantastic as a snack, it makes an even better breakfast. I make my slices extra thick and take them to go in a little bag.© Cameron studio, Lieke Heijn & Pim... Read more

14.09.2016

Green juice

Super healthy! Here’s a shot that gives your immune system a boost, gets your motor running and quenches thirst. Ginger and apple make this juice very refreshing and pineapple makes it nice and sweet. This juice will keep in the fridge for three days, which makes it easy to take a little bottle of it with you on the... Read more

05.09.2016

Hot guac!

This one is always a big hit! I’ll often make this avocado-based dip for a party, as an appetizer or for a BBQ with friends. The only downside? The bowl is usually empty within a minute or two. Everyone loves it! It’s also great on a crunchy cracker or rice cake for lunch or as a... Read more

09.08.2016

Chocolate bowl

Last week I was lying on the beach in my bikini, and now I’m back enjoying the lovely, albeit slightly cooler Amsterdam. I always love coming back to the office, seeing everyone and starting to devise all sorts of new plans. Mini-vacations always leave me energized and ready to go. Know what I mean?I also love... Read more

03.08.2016

Next Level Vla Flip

It's so typical Dutch and so tasty! Vla is a kind of creamy pudding but it's not all that healthy. No worries, I've got you covered! To everyone who can’t resist dessert after dinner, try this one. Pre-packaged just can’t compare.© Cameron studio, Lieke Heijn & Pim... Read more

18.07.2016

DIY: Fermenting

You might not believe it, but years ago, my parents used to ferment like crazy. The pantry was filled with jars of various vegetables and fruit and they even made their own sourdough bread. But wait, what is fermented food?Fermentation is a natural process in which microorganisms (like fungi, yeasts and bacteria) are... Read more

11.07.2016

Red pesto

That’s hot! This red pesto is made with sundried tomato and a red chili pepper. What I love about pesto is not only that you can incorporate it into any number of dishes and salads, but you can also just spread it onto a cracker. This red pesto is my new favorite, second only to the classic green... Read more

11.07.2016

Beansalad

Beans are the perfect food for the vegetarians and flexitarians among us. They’re full of highly available, plant-based protein. This salad is filling, super healthy and so delicious. The red pesto is easy to make yourself. You can find the recipe here.... Read more

30.05.2016

Rhubarb Breakfast Crumble

As a kid, I almost never ate rhubarb. Once in a while my parents would add a bit to my morning oatmeal with a bit of honey on top. But that was about it. I saw some rhubarb on sale again last week and decided to get myself some and start experimenting. And tadaa! This is the product of my experimenting: a breakfast... Read more

19.05.2016

Green veggie curry

I really cannot get enough of this recipe! It’s easy, spicy, light and, of course, super yummy. I became addicted during my trip to Thailand and since then, I’ve eaten it almost every week. Be warned!M.V. Voorbergen & styling: Marieke Verdenius i.o.v. Jamie... Read more

23.04.2016

Cinnamon cookies

You know what I really enjoy? Spending an entire Sunday making all sorts of things I can eat and enjoy throughout the week. I just love to prep. The results of last Sunday’s efforts included these yummy cinnamon cookies. And I’m not the only one that’s a fan… My niece and nephew were over this weekend and the... Read more

25.01.2016

Sunny Spread

Some people enjoy this weather and love being able to cocoon themselves in their cozy homes, but I always need to acclimatize to winter. It’s been even more difficult to adjust now that I’m back from my travels to places where it was 30-plus degrees every day. But what I really miss is a daily dose of sunlight.... Read more

16.12.2015

Chocolate milk

It’s very thirst quenching when you drink it cold, but you can also warm it up on the stove. It’s tasty nice and hot, but make sure it doesn’t actually come to a boil as this will destroy the nutrients in the milk.Picture: M.V. Voorbergen & styling: Marieke Verdenius for Jamie... Read more

07.12.2015

X-Mas cupcakes

Skating on the Frisian lakes, throwing snowballs at the skating rink, making igloos, taking long walks in the snow… As a kid, I was always happiest at this time of year. There was always so much to do outside or in the village. And the inside our little country home was a great place to be too! At this time of year... Read more

02.12.2015

Pumpkin breakfast cookies

These gluten-free, vegan, nutritious cookies are satisfying and healthy. They’re also easy to take with you on the go! Often in a hurry? Make them ahead when you have a bit of free time on the weekend and then you can grab a couple on your way out every weekday morning. These cookies are the successors of the... Read more

26.11.2015

Pumpkin Spice Granola

I love granola. I could eat it every day. It’s delicious with a bit of oat milk, sprinkled on top of my acai bowl or scooped up in a handful as a snack. Yum.This recipe is a bit more interesting than your average granola as it contains pumpkin puree, speculaas spices and is sweetened with maple syrup instead of... Read more

24.11.2015

Pumpkin Purée

Pumpkin puree forms the basis of many of my recipes. Up until few years ago, I really only used it in Thanksgiving dishes and for Christmas recipes, but these days I add it to just about everything like my almond-pumpkin bread, spicy pumpkin smoothie, pumpkin muffins and my pumpkin-spice granola. It adds a... Read more

22.11.2015

Pepernoten

Oh, it’s Sinterklaas* time again! It’s a good excuse to chill by the fireplace with a book and something tasty to eat. When I have some ‘me time’, I like to laze around and eat. I love savory food, but at this time of year, I also eat a bit more sweet stuff than usual. It’s good to indulge every now and... Read more

22.11.2015

mix for spiced cookies

During the colder months, there’s nowhere I’d rather be than in my cozy little kitchen baking Dutch treats (pepernoten (mini gingerbread cookies), ontbijtkoek, sweet muffins…). The wintery, spicy flavor that all these addictive sweets have in common comes from the Dutch speculaas spice mix that I always add to... Read more

13.11.2015

Golden milk

Curcuma, kunyit, otherwise known as turmeric… You may have noticed that it is one of my favorite spices. In addition to the fact that it’s easy to incorporate into almost any dish, it’s also very good for you . And last but not least, it adds a beautiful warm color to your food and drinks. That’s why on... Read more

05.11.2015

Chai-Chia Parfait

Yum! This delicious breakfast is an adapted version of the banana chia pudding, which I eat at least once a week during warmer months. This version is perfect for fall and winter because of the delicious, warming ingredients like chai spices and autumn purée.... Read more

01.11.2015

Autumn purée

Why does autumn make me so happy? Aside from the beautiful colors, the lovely light and the actually quite decent temperature, I find apples and pears (and actually most fruit) to be at their best right now. Coincidentally, my neighbor came by last week to give me a huge bag full of little apples and pears. She picked... Read more

19.10.2015

Açaí Bowl

This delicious and super healthy bowl is already available on practically every street corner in New York and is appearing more and more often at hip lunch places in Amsterdam. Yay! But you can also make it easily at home. It’s much more fun and cheaper ; ) Verrry good with some homemade rawnola.  Info: The... Read more

12.10.2015

Miso soup

This is a very healthy and flavorful Japanese recipe. Miso paste adds its well-known flavor and an important ingredient is kelp – seaweed, which is healthier than just about anything. Not everyone likes seaweed though. I thought up this recipe that includes a whole bunch of extra vegetables and it’s so tasty that... Read more

29.05.2015

Coconut cream

For all the whipped-cream lovers out there who, rightly, always do without, this guilt-free option is your solution. I always make a dish of it with cakes, muffins and... Read more

18.05.2015

Matcha Smoothie

When I was a kid, I associated the color green with being healthy. I ate up everything that was edible and green, like a good child, not because I liked the taste so much, but because I had learned that it was good for me. My mother fed me every available health food from slippery seaweed and nettle to algae and... Read more

01.04.2015

Canihua pudding

You probably already know that we’re bigs fans of the recently famous quinoa. But now there’s something new on the market: canihua! It’s a highly nutritious seed that grows in the Andes, in Peru.The seed is also known as ‘baby quinoa’ due to its small size. Canihua, like quinoa, is gluten free, but contains... Read more

09.03.2015

Leek soup

Ahhhh! March! What an amazing first spring weekend this was! The sun gave us all a happiness boost, the birds were singing, the first official day of spring is in sight and I can breath easy again because… I’ve finished the recipes for my new cookbook! I’ve thrown plates around, dropped pans full of food and... Read more

18.02.2015

Spicy Pumpkin smoothie

Sometimes it’s hard to maintain a healthy lifestyle during the winter months, isn’t it? At least I find it a bit tougher than usual not to indulge in all the tasty food that’s around at this time of year. Everyone has done their best, food is abundant and everything smells so good! After all these festive... Read more

16.02.2015

Kale Chips

Make yourself happy with kale! Really though. I promise you that you’ll feel better after eating this snack than you would after a bowl of ice cream and a bag of chips… And if you really taste the chips, they are just as tasty. Kale is not only hot in cities like New York, it’s also full of vitamin K, vitamin A... Read more

13.02.2015

Homemade chocolate bars

When I discovered cacao butter and oil I started experimenting with this chocolate recipe. I made a bunch of chocolate pieces and now I can’t get enough! It's a delicious recipe to prepare in your sweat pants, in no time you’ve made a big chocolate bar.... Read more

23.01.2015

Raw Oreos

When I lived in New York, everyone was devouring these cookies. They are divine. But when you look at the packaging, you know you’re not making your body very happy by eating them. No worries! I figured out a healthy version of the cookies that will make your body... Read more

09.01.2015

Protein power!

More and more people around me have started eating less meat and fish or have stopped eating them altogether. Even veganism, which used to be just a ‘hippie’ thing, is hot now. We are becoming more and more aware of what we eat and an increasing number of people are starting to realize that what we put on our... Read more

07.11.2014

Spicy love salsa

They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. To be honest, it does seem to be true when I’m showing off in the kitchen for my sweetie. He loves it! While I slice, blend and cook, he’ll come up behind me and kiss me. And after an elaborate homemade dinner we don’t usually just end up passing out on... Read more

28.10.2014

Detox drink

Every day, we are exposed to toxic substances in the air we breathe, the foods we eat, the water we drink and the creams we put on our skin. That's why it's important to choose the right foods to eat. This way you can help clean up the harmful substances that build up in your body over time. Of course you could do a... Read more

23.07.2014

Shot of joy

I’ve been drinking this shot every morning lately to give myself a little boost. It definitely peps you up mentally! Are you feeling a little drained too? Try it! You’ll be back on top of your game in no... Read more

27.06.2014

Green monster

I discovered this juice recipe when I was visiting Lisbon. I loved it so much that I made it myself when I came back from the... Read more

17.06.2014

Kickstart!

This breakfast is one of my favorites. It's quite filling, so it's perfect if you have a long day ahead of you! Try it, it's so... Read more

18.03.2014

Party in a weck jar

These jars are way too cute when they’re filled with chia-banana-trifle. I actually came up with this idea by accident… After a long day of slaving away in the kitchen – which I’ve been doing non-stop for a couple of weeks now, cooking day and night to create my book – I realized I needed to whip up the... Read more

11.03.2014

Sourballs

When it comes to partying, my social life has been running on low lately. With an ongoing flu virus, photo shoots and a fully booked schedule, I decided it was best to leave the party scene for a little while. I set high standards for myself, so I really can’t afford to get sick or to be too stressed out. Taking... Read more

24.02.2014

Oats To Go

Whenever I work from home, I take a little stroll to the veggie market down the street where I'll buy fresh and delicious ingredients to whip up a healthy salad for lunch. But when I travel, have to go to school or am just running from meeting to meeting, I always take some time in the morning to make a healthy... Read more

19.02.2014

Inca snack

The Inca berry is found in the high-altitude regions of South America. It’s an exotic and delicious organic fruit that not only tastes great, but is also really good for you! Inca berries are sweet, with a pleasant sour aftertaste. This delicious snack combines Inca berries with almonds, dates and... Read more

19.02.2014

Black Mulberry Porridge

Black mulberries are a delicious dried fruit! What’s more, these berries are really good for you. They’re a source of vitamin C, calcium, fiber, iron and protein. Black mulberries are sweet and have a honey-like flavor and are a perfect addition to your muesli, oatmeal or smoothie. They’re also a delicious... Read more

15.02.2014

The way to the heart…

…the stomach. I love Valentine’s Day! It feels so good to spend some shamelessly gooey and romantic time with your true love. So why only celebrate once a year? In my house, it’s been Valentine’s Day for a couple of weeks now. From dusk till dawn, I’ve been in my kitchen trying out recipes for my cookbook... Read more

02.02.2014

Hemp Smoothie

This smoothie contains hemp milk as a base ingredient, which is great for your brain and joints and helps produce the happiness hormone serotonin (same as cacao does). It's perfect for the vegetarians and athletes in our... Read more

10.01.2014

Pea Soup

There I was, on a lazy Sunday afternoon, stirring my new invention - vegetarian pea soup, which we all call 'snert' in Dutch (though that doesn't sound too appetizing). I promised the magazine Glamour that I would make a delicious - and healthy, naturally - winter meal for the #GenerationGlamour-party. Enough to... Read more

17.11.2013

Powerboost (on the go)

More energy in the morning? Hereby I present to you: the Powerboost!Nice to know: The banana is filled with fibres and healthy, natural sugars. Turmeric helps fighting infections and stimulates your digestion. Black pepper and coconut oil help with absorbing all of the healthy nutritients. Goji berries contain of more... Read more

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