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02.10.2018

Zucchini-basil soup with roasted chickpeas

It’s already fall, but my mem still has a whole bunch of zucchini growing in her vegetable garden. I was at my parents’ house two weeks ago to dig up old photos for my new book and I couldn’t resist whipping up a batch of my tastiest zucchini soup while I was there! It is super simple and delicious served with... Read more

03.08.2018

Watermelon Pizza

I’m staying close to home this year because my hometown is so incredibly fun and there’s so much to do and see; from dancing on boats to fantastic festivals every week. There are also markets that sell seasonal produce where I’m completely in my element and buy strawberries or cucumbers to make ice pops, juices... Read more

04.06.2018

Quinoa salad

I discovered these little seeds in my favorite organic food store about seven years ago and ever since then, I’ve been in love with quinoa! Thank you globalization, thank you infrastructure and thank you South America! Quinoa is high in protein, contains all of the essential amino acids, making it a complete... Read more

09.01.2018

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

19.12.2017

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

18.10.2017

Fresh fall salad

You can eat Brussels sprouts raw, too! And if you’re going to try them raw, I prefer them grated… This is what prompted me to try out this tasty bowl full of other fall ingredients and, I have to say, it turned out pretty good! It’s even better with crunchy onion rings. It’s a super simple recipe and it’s... Read more

04.04.2017

Cauliflower quinoa bowl

You’ll steal the show with this quick meal that’s perfect for feeding a crowd. Today I made this salad for lunch at the office.. So yumm! Once you’ve prepped all the ingredients, it’s just a question of putting them together in a big bowl. Do you want to take the salad for on the go? Bring the tahini sauce on... Read more

08.02.2017

Grilled bell pepper salad

I’m often asked what I like to eat for lunch. Given the fact that I spend (almost) every day in the kitchen trying out new recipes, what ends up being lunch usually depends on what I’m experimenting with that day. When I’m not, I love to eat salads with a crunchy cracker or spelt toast for lunch. Delicious! This... Read more

01.02.2017

A healthy, harty wrap

I absolutely love pancakes. You can eat them warm or cold, they’re absolutely handy to bring to school or work and they’re also easy to make! This week, I prepared a delicious and healthy wrap that I’d like to share with you guys! If you're hungry eat two of them... Read more

27.01.2017

Creamy tomato soup

I didn’t eat much tomato soup as a kid. My parents would usually make vegetable or ox-tail soup. And when I was at university, I used to eat canned soup (haha), which is, of course, much less tasty. But now that I know how to make soup that tastes this yummy, I eat it all the time – especially when I have company!... 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... 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

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