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18.05.2018

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Spring clean out

I’m so happy that’s it’s spring again. I’ve really been looking forward to it. The winter seemed really long this year. Don’t you think? Everything starts to pop out of the ground again this time of year, so it’s time for us to plant some seeds again. For me, this season is all about cleansing and cleaning... Read more

10.05.2018

Throwback Thursday

That was me, about one year ago. We were shooting the cover here with my powerteam, all my friends and my boyfriend. It was, undoubtedly, one of the most special moments of my career (check out YouTube for the video). Powerfood – The Party Edition is almost a year old and I’m so proud of this book. It’s full... Read more

09.05.2018

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Mother’s Day: Top 5 recipes

I always love cooking for my mem, especially on Mother’s Day, when I take the time to cook something special for her or we head into the kitchen together to whip up some Powerfood. Quality time! Want to surprise your mom with some tasty baking, breakfast in bed or dinner for two this year? These are my five favorite... Read more

04.05.2018

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Family food

Whenever our mem would head into the kitchen (my father was usually the one who did the cooking), we knew dinner would be healthy. She made the most delicious stews and casseroles that were truly nutritious. Sometimes, we would even be served things like dandelion leaves (good for the liver) and nettles (blanched in... Read more

04.04.2018

How do I nourish myself?

I used to be someone who was always there for everyone. I think that it had something to do with insecurity. I didn’t stick up for myself and it required huge amounts of energy to keep everyone happy all the time (which, by the way, is something I’ve found out is impossible). I did nourish myself by taking good... Read more

23.02.2018

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

08.01.2018

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

05.01.2018

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

28.12.2017

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

09.12.2017

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

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

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

11.10.2017

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

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

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