My Seasonal Springtime Groceries List (Free Pdf)

IT’S A CHALLENGE TO BUY SEASONAL, especially since supermarkets offer so many fruits and veggies all year round! But still, seasonal is usually fresher, local and tastier than fruits and veggies that have been transported half way accross the planet, or frozen for months before coming to supermarket shelves. The first time I started thinking … More My Seasonal Springtime Groceries List (Free Pdf)

Healthy chocolate recipes I found on the internet + Music

There’s hardly a feeling more brilliant than dancing around the kitchen while making healthy chocolate snacks. On that note, I’d like to share my current favorite song with you: “Ties” by Years & Years. Heard of them through my ‘hip&happening’ prodigy Olivia, thanks girl! Also, these three great chocolate snack recipes I found on the … More Healthy chocolate recipes I found on the internet + Music

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

Tuscan Bean Salad with Tuna & Parsley

WOHO, IT’S SUMMER SALAD TIME! This time with heart-healthy beans, all-around healthy red onion, fresh parsley and (sustainably-caught!) tuna. It’s possible to make this salad with or without pasta. Sometimes adding pasta is lovely since it makes it a truly substantial meal. But, if you want a lighter salad, are cutting down on carbs or are … More Tuscan Bean Salad with Tuna & Parsley

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