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

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