Minestrone Soup with Pumpkin, Green Peas and Thyme

A MINESTRONE IS A NATIVE ITALIAN name for an everyday thick vegetable soup put together from any ingredients found in the kitchen. In this version, I combine pumpkin, green peas and thyme for a warm, slightly earty, slightly-sweet feeling. Minestrone Soup with Pumpkin, Green Peas & Thyme Prep time: 30 minutes. Serves 4.  Oil or butter for cooking, 2 … More Minestrone Soup with Pumpkin, Green Peas and Thyme

Easy Veggie & Shrimp Stir-fry with Brown Rice Noodles

AS PROMISED, here’s a delicious stir-fry recipe I had for dinner last night. 🙂 Green beans and zucchini were on offer at the supermarket – you can also choose other green veggies which you find on sale, to make this meal not only delicious but also affordable! BROWN RICE NOODLES have a lower glycemic index than … More Easy Veggie & Shrimp Stir-fry with Brown Rice Noodles

Sweet Potato Curry with Almond, Spinach & Coriander

I LOVE MY FOLLOWERS! Click for Facebook page or Instagram. TODAY IS THE DAY that I have made a curry from scratch for the first time! Yey! Let’s celebrate by making more curry! THINGS I LOVED ABOUT IT: * fragrance filling up the kitchen, making me seem like a great cook! (hehe.. ;)) * great comfort food, … More Sweet Potato Curry with Almond, Spinach & Coriander

Mother’s Day inspired: Coconut curry with millet and asperagus

Today’s Mother’s Day couldn’t have been better spent than laughing, relaxing and cooking together with my lovely, wonderful, creative mom who is simply the bestest mom there is. Asperagus is in season now in The Netherlands, so we used this perfect timing to make a recipe using the green delight. Read on for the delightful … More Mother’s Day inspired: Coconut curry with millet and asperagus

Red Pesto Spaghetti with Salmon & Rocket

HELLO, awesome ‘n healthy spaghetti. Fresh rocket salad (Dutch: “rucola”) for fibers, olive oil and wild salmon for good fats, line seed for fibre and good fats, and red pesto as a great, saucy dairy substitute – making this meal dairy free! Spaghetti with Salmon & Rocket Prep time: 20 minutes. Ingredients per person: Spaghetti, for … More Red Pesto Spaghetti with Salmon & Rocket

DIY: How to make Almond Milk (in different flavors)

It’s always a daring step to try out something new, but the health benefits of almond milk and the simplicity of making your own, are reasons enough try out the challenge of making homemade almond milk :). This is where I buy good quality almonds in Leiden! INSTRUCTIONS Step 1: SOAK. Grab 100g raw almonds and … More DIY: How to make Almond Milk (in different flavors)