Easy Veggie & Shrimp Stir-fry with Brown Rice Noodles

AS PROMISED, here’s a delicious stir-fry recipe I had for dinner last night. ūüôā 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

Spiced Carrot Cake with Cranberries and Walnuts

Woho! Guys, it’s my first time baking carrot cake – and it turned out awesome! I¬†love the combination of vegetables in cakes, so I just had to try it. Up until this point, I always grabbed the opportunity to indulge in my mom’s lovingly prepared¬†carrot cake, or to stuff my face with carrot cake at … More Spiced Carrot Cake with Cranberries and Walnuts

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)

Weight control: Foods to Avoid & Foods to Eat to Prevent Obesity // PREVENTION

The holiday season might be a strange time to write about limiting calorie intakes¬†but, sharing my ideas and knowledge about obesity¬†is important, no matter the season.¬†(For those of you who want to detox during the holiday, I found a cool and tasty way to do that here). Obesity is the dangerous future for all of … More Weight control: Foods to Avoid & Foods to Eat to Prevent Obesity // PREVENTION

Macular Degeneration // What to eat against it?

During my opthtalmology internship, I learned a lot about¬†Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD). It is a¬†common eye condition among elderly¬†and one of the leading causes of poor¬†eyesight in the Western world. The prevalence of AMD is 20 to 35% between the ages of 65 and 84. There are no optimal treatments for AMD, so the prevention … More Macular Degeneration // What to eat against it?

Pimp My Croissant

Oh la la, mais oui, ‘ze French croissant. Unfortunately, quite pricey at all the fancy good-quality French bakeries, and quite unhealthy and calorie-loaded at all the cheap supermarkets. How to make a healthier yet affordable alternative? Purchase fresh pastry dough and then build your own croissants at home. It will only take about 30 minutes … More Pimp My Croissant