How do I substitute an egg?

I love eggs… I eat them scrambled with toast and avocado, make omelets with them for before or after a workout and add them to my breakfast cake. Yum! I prefer to buy them from a local farmer, but if I buy them in the supermarket, I always choose bio-dynamic (Demeter) eggs. When I’m in New York, I buy them from... Read more


Big news!

Hello dear Powerfoodies,  Just a quick update. I promised myself that I would blog more, but I haven’t managed to much lately. I’m so busy. Let me tell you why… Picture: Emma Peijnenburg I’m working on a super exciting and big project in the Netherlands that I’m hoping to launch as soon as... Read more


3 x my favorite banana bread

Happy National Banana Bread Day, dear Powerfoodies! What better excuse is there to bake some homemade banana bread than National Banana Bread Day? ; ) I head into my powerkitchen once a week to make a loaf. Once you have a good foundation recipe, it’s easy to give it your own twist by adding your favorite nuts,... Read more


Happy Valentine!

It is almost Valentine’s Day again – the day we send our sweethearts love letters, bonbons, flowers and other gifts. I like to think of Valentine’s Day as a good moment to be conscious of love in general. I believe that love is what life is all about. For the past while, I’ve been focusing more on opening my... Read more


7 x Milan hotspots

Morning Powerfoodies! Today I’m happy to share a list of my favorite healthy hotspots in Milan. This authentic city is, of course, know for its fresh pizzas and pastas, but it also boasts lots of hotspots where you can get your fix of delicious, freshly made powerfood. Taking a city trip to sunny Milan any time... Read more


Easy Peasy Detox

Here it is! The Easy Peasy Detox! Are you looking to get back on track after a period of having eaten a bit too much? If so, then this guide is for you. I do this detox every now and then when I feel like my eating habits have been off for a period of time. For one whole week, you get the chance to enjoy nothing but... Read more


My morning routine

Seeing as my life tends to be a busy one, I really profit from routine and structure. I like to set aside a moment each day to get a handle on things. For me, the early morning tends to be a time to carry out my rituals, though sometimes I start prepping my breakfast the night before. I notice that when I’m... Read more


Recap 2017

Hey Powerfoodies! 2017 has absolutely flown by, but so much has happened! Not only professionally, but also personally. It was precisely one year ago that I came up with the idea to write yet another new book featuring all of my very favorite party recipes. I really wanted to share these with everyone, as I truly... Read more


My ultimate Christmas

Yay CHRISTMAS! I’ve always celebrated Christmas and enjoy it every year. When I was a kid, my favorite thing was going to school in my pajamas for the annual Christmas breakfast. It was also always so much fun to decorate our tree with Christmas balls and homemade Christmas cookies. For me, it always felt like a... Read more


New: 7 x London Hotspots

Happy Saturday Powerfoodies! Does anyone have a trip to London booked? Well, if you do, then lucky you! I’ve put together a list of seven, brand-new healthy hotspots in London, just for you. Did I leave out your very favorite spot? Let me know at the bottom of the page so we can expand the list together! ; ) P.S.... Read more



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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


Adaptogens: What are they?

I have a busy, but fantastic job. These days, I live in New York, the city that never sleeps, and business as usual continues at my office in Amsterdam. I fly all over the place, making my dreams come to life. I have a positive outlook on life and venture out of my comfort zone on a regular basis. All of this means... Read more


Lisbon Hotspots

Planning a city trip to oh-so-lovely Lisbon in the near future? You’re so lucky! This beautiful, old city is a real pearl and is the perfect place to relax for a few days and enjoy delicious food and drinks. While traditional Portuguese cuisine is sacrosanct to some, every month new places open up that feature... Read more


Banana hair mask

Is your hair in need of a little TLC? Then do I have a delicious recipe for you! This banana hair mask is quick to make, all natural and can be applied right away. Let’s... Read more

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