Category: Recipes

kruidnootjes

Kruidnootjes (Dutch holiday spice cookies)

Ok, I don’t know how to translate this into English the right way. But I guess you can call them ‘spice nuts’. Little spice cookies, shaped like little nuts. They are traditionally eaten during the 5 december holiday of Saint-Nicholas. The particularly distinct custom associated with kruidnoten is throwing them in handfuls through the room so children can look for them.… Read more →

easy apple muffins

Easy apple muffins

It’s been a long long time since I’ve posted any new recipes. Not that I think that anyone is following me at this moment. But for those who wonder why, I’ve moved into a new house and with that house, an awesome new kitchen. These easy apple muffins are the first things I baked in my brand new oven. I didn’t… Read more →

raspberry and avocado smoothie ingredients

Raspberry avocado smoothie

With the exception of baking I’m pretty much a freestyler in the kitchen. I just check my fridge and pantry and whip something up with whatever I got. This goes for dinner, my pancakes in the morning and smoothies as well. Writing down a recipe for a smoothie feels a bit odd to me. But it’s good to have some… Read more →

Thai chicken

The Thai chicken recipe everyone asks for

This post is for all the people who have asked for my husbands Thai chicken recipe. I know you loved it and here it is. It’s my husbands recipe. He handles all the meat in the house since I stopped eating meat about 3 years ago. Eating meat generally makes me feel tired and I have a hard time digesting… Read more →

maca chia power bar

Maca and chia power bar

Here we’re going to dive a little bit into the superfood madness. Because yes, maca and chia seeds are considered superfood by most. I tried most of the superfoods out there – like wheatgrass, goji berries, bee pollen, hemp seed and spriulina – with varied results. Actually I’m not such a big fan of superfoods, at least not the ones they… Read more →

Fresh prune tart

Fresh plum tart (vegan and gluten free)

Hey, you wanna pick some plums? – I was like, ok. And after 10 minutes I ended up with 3 kilos of fresh ripe plums. There were so many! Handpicked from the garden and free from pesticides and stuff.  These plums are so ripe, sweet and juicy right now. Prefect. But what’s a girl gotta do with so many plums – right…make some… Read more →

Matcha bites

Matcha bites (sugarfree)

These dreamy matcha bites have three layers of goodness. A crunchy base, creamy matcha filling and matcha chocolate on top. It can be made raw and vegan, but I prefer the sunflower seeds, oats and shredded coconut toasted. And by using honey the chocolate on top will be a nice bright green. Of course you can make them raw and vegan… Read more →

Coconut cake with fruit

Tasty coconut cake with fresh fruit

If coconut is your thing, make this cake! This cake has coconut written all over it. It has coconut flour, coconut cream and coconut milk! And to finish things off you could opt for coconut sugar too – but I prefer maple syrup. Together with some fresh summer fruits, which are in season now, this cake could be a great dessert for… Read more →

Blueberry muffins

Blueberry muffins (gluten free)

My husband asked me if I could make him a snack to bring along to work. He normally doesn’t want to bring any of my cakes, because he doesn’t want to share hahaha. But these blueberry muffins are easy to bring and easy to share. The keep well and are nice and moist for several days – if you can… Read more →

Chocolate glazed coconut cake

Chocolate glazed coconut cake

If you’re looking for an easy and tasty gluten free cake, look no further. This coconut cake is really easy to make and has only 9 ingredients – that’s including the chocolate glaze. (9 ingredients is not a lot in baking terms.) It’s also nice non chocolate glazed, but I think a little extra chocolate can do no harm. And you… Read more →