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10 Signs You Are Gluten Intolerant

10 Signs You Are Gluten Intolerant

More than 55 diseases have been linked to gluten, the protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. It’s estimated that 99% of the people who have either gluten intolerance or celiac disease are never diagnosed. It started when I got stomach ache every night after […]

RAWnola. The No-Bake Sister of Granola.

RAWnola. The No-Bake Sister of Granola.

Granola, a favorite to many. Enjoy at breakfast with milk or yoghurt or as a topping on your smoothie bowl. If you love it as much as I do, it is advisable to make it yourself. The store-bought granola from the supermarket is often packed with […]

12 Tips How to Practise Self-Care

12 Tips How to Practise Self-Care

“To experience peace does not mean that your life is always blissful. It means that you are capable of tapping into a blissful state of mind amidst the normal chaos of a hectic life. ” – Jill Bolte Taylor With a demanding career, a full […]

Coconut Goji Berry Smoothie

Coconut Goji Berry Smoothie

I’m so fortunate to live in this part of the world: South East Asia! I’m born and raised in The Netherlands and moved to Indonesia in 2013. Our tastebuds had quite a ride since then. Food is much more flavorful on this side of the […]

Simple Beetroot Hummus

Simple Beetroot Hummus

Lately I’m obsessed with colorful foods. Vibrant beet roots, pumpkins, purple cabbage, water melon radishes, peas anything with the colors of the rainbow will brighten up my day. Did you know that each color represents its unique vitamins and nutrients? There comes the saying: eat the […]

Mango Green Tea Popsicles

Mango Green Tea Popsicles

My kids love popsicles, ice cream, donuts all the sweet stuff. But especially the sensation of ice cold popsicles is magical to my boys. My youngest often scoops out ice cubes from my drink and eat it. Brain freeze! Instead of feeding my boys with […]

Blueberry Cashew Smoothie

Blueberry Cashew Smoothie

Smoothies are my go to quick snack or breakfast when I have little time. Surely as a mom and wife I too have a busy schedule yet want to maintain my health and prevent any energy dips. I made myself some promises regarding a healthy […]

Rainbow Turmeric Sweet Potato Fries

Rainbow Turmeric Sweet Potato Fries

Did you know that sweet potatoes are: 1) healthier (less carbs and calories) 2) naturally sweeter (duh) 3) have more fiber 4) more calcium and magnesium 5) have more vitamin A + C than its cousin white potatoes. Next time when you do groceries look […]

Coconut Lentil Soup

Coconut Lentil Soup

Since I eat plant-based, lentils and beans are my go-to source of protein. I like the texture of these little gems so much more than meat. So funny when I look back at my previous self; I used to love meat. I was even on […]

Crunchy Chocolate Granola

Crunchy Chocolate Granola

Chocolate powder + oats + nuts + seeds = Chocolate Granola 🙂 As simple as this. You can play with the sweetness of this granola recipe, I tend to lean more towards less sweet. All up to your taste buds. Be creative and replace ingredients […]

Blueberry Smoothie Bowl

Blueberry Smoothie Bowl

I’m a big fan of smoothie bowls. The base of the smoothies can vary but most of the time I use frozen fruits to get that nice thick firm consistency of ice cream. Think of frozen bananas, avocado, mango and berries. But vegetables would do […]

Asian Baked Salmon

Asian Baked Salmon

It’s the dressing what makes a good salad. It’s the gravy over the mashed potato that makes you go for a second round. It’s this awesome pungent sauce over baked salmon that put this recipe on repeat! In our household we try to eat at least once a week […]