Bell pepper, apple & mint salad with avocado

2019-07-29T22:54:15+02:00By |Blog, Food, Health, Recipes|

Light and fresh ? Slice bell pepper, cucumber and avocado, chop apple and thinly cut mint leaves. Combine everything and top with thin shallot rings, if you like that. My love preferred it without and removed them :). Dressing: olive oil and lemon juice, salt and pepper. Keep it simple!

Chick pea and apple side salad with tahin

2019-07-29T22:54:16+02:00By |Blog, Food, Health, Recipes|

Combine chick peas, thinly sliced celery stalks, apple and capers in a bowl. Add olive oil, pepper, salt and lemon juice to taste. For dressing, use 2 parts white tahini stirred with 1 part water, grated lemon rind, olive oil, salt, pepper, thinly cut celery leaves and chopped olives. Great with couscous, roasted bell peppers [...]

Mean & green

2019-07-29T22:54:16+02:00By |Blog, Food, Health, Recipes|

Stinging nettles everywhere! This is a forager’s feast. I’ve made nettle pesto, nettle garlic butter, nettle soup, nettle tea and nettle smoothie in the past week or so. Stinging nettles (brandnetels): they tickle the kidneys, cleanse the blood and promote fluid excretion. They contain loads of vitamin c and iron (which is great during menses [...]

Cabbage and bean curry salad with apple

2019-07-29T22:54:16+02:00By |Blog, Food, Health, Recipes|

Recipe for cabbage and bean curry salad with appleCombine about 1 spoonful per person of (vegan) mayonnaise with a good dash or two of curry powder and a squeeze of lemon juice. Take whole leaves from the cabbage, cut them lengthways, stack the lengths and now thinly cut so you get thin (scruffy) juliennes. (By [...]

Blueberry banana overnight oats

2019-07-29T22:54:16+02:00By |Blog, Food, Health, Recipes|

A new craze: overnight oats with topping. Dear friend Eva (check her out here: evennaareva.com) served it last week when we had breakfast together. The basics: soak oats overnight in water or some ‘milk’ (almond, rice, coconut). When using water, you may find that adding a bit of honey and salt or vanilla sugar may [...]

Rhubarb breakfast bowl & ‘very veggie’ smoothie

2019-07-29T22:54:16+02:00By |Blog, Food, Health, Recipes|

I like my smoothies creamy yet light and 'very veggie'. My love Jan prefers his filling, nutty and just a hint sweeter than I do. We both often gladly compromise. Other days, we'll create the very fruity/veggie base, pour half in a glass (for me) and then mix in some more nuts, seeds and dates to create [...]

Basics of juicing: avocado-apple-kiwi juice

2019-07-29T22:54:19+02:00By |Blog, Featured, Food, Health, Recipes|

My best kitchen purchase ever: a juicer. A bought it a year ago and have been using it about every two days. Superhealthy and really, really delicious. Friends love it, too. Here are some good-to-knows, tips and tricks: How does a juicer work: This is how the juicer works: vegetables and fruits are grated into pulp. [...]

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