Double Choc Egg Cakes

Easter! It’s always one of my favorite times of year… Mother nature wakes up again, it smells like Spring outside and we usually get the family all together to celebrate. Easter brunch at my parents’ house is the highlight; think Easter stollen (see book: The Party Edition), croissants, eggs and tasty,... 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


Curry hummus

Last week I shared this happy hummus with you all via social media and many of you asked for the recipe. So, here it is! My new curry hummus! Delicious on a rice cake, a piece of spelt toast or on a homemade... Read more


Oatmeal with cauliflower

I’ve been experimenting with adding vegetables to my breakfast. This time I added cauliflower to my oatmeal. You need to like cauliflower and it does taste a bit different from what you may be used to, but I really liked it. I’m curious to know what you think! Please let me know below the recipe. Tip: Found... Read more


Cauliflower puree

To be honest, I like anything that include cauliflower. Roasted in the oven with a tahini-lemon sauce, made into couscous with stir-fried vegetables, served with oatmeal or as it is in this recipe… I love it all. This recipe is really worth a try if you’re looking for an alternative to traditional mashed... Read more


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 breakfast cookies, muffins and... Read more


Pumpkin nicecream

Mmm… I just can’t get enough of pumpkin at this time of year! Haha. I’ve managed to find a way to incorporate into just about everything, from curry, breakfast and cookies, to ice cream… Yes, you read that correctly! This past week I came up with the idea of making pumpkin ice cream, and boy did it work out!... Read more


Nourish bowl

Here you go: the very salad the boyfriend made for me this past week (see vlog). Doesn’t it look delicious and healthy? He gave me the recipe and I’m telling ya, it is nutritious and super easy to put together! Especially if you already happen to have some hummus on hand. ; ) Note: Really famished? It’s also... Read more


Roasted cauliflower

A few years ago, I had roasted cauliflower with a tahini-based dressing in a restaurant in Australia and, ever since then, I’ve wanted to make it myself. Now, here you go! This is a recipe with a Rens touch. I hope that you and your guests enjoy it as much as I did! ;... Read more


Little salad

This one is my take on a classic potato or Waldorf salad, which are a necessary part of any BBQ or Christmas dinner. My father used to make this when I was a kid, every year at Christmastime, and every time it was delicious. The foundation of this recipe comes from him, but I’ve added my own, contemporary twists.... Read more


Red pepper soup

The color, the texture, the flavor… Everything in one! That’s why I think this soup makes the perfect appetizer for Christmas dinner. It’s nice and light (you can make it a weightier meal in its own right by adding rice and cashew-feta balls), which makes it the perfect lead up to the next course.... Read more


Cashew-feta balls

These little balls are tastiest in soup or on the side - and then preferably with a thick slice of bread and some pesto! Yes, you can wake me up for that, anytime! I always make a big batch of the balls at once and put half in the freezer so I always have some on hand. Also great when you have unexpected... Read more

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