Power Bircher

Power Bircher

Happy Monday to everyone!!! Off to a great, new week, and it seems it will be a busy one, so I think I need an extra power boost this morning. And I believe there is no better preparation for a busy day than a good and balanced breakfast! In addition, I just realized that this… 

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Turkey Satay

Turkey Satay

Making this dish always evokes a lot of childhood memories. As a child, I used to spend most of my summer vacation in Thailand. Satay skewers was one of my favorite dishes then, right after spring rolls! In Thailand, you can buy them with many street vendors that can be found along the way or… 

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Quinoa “Risotto”

Quinoa-Risotto

I came up with this idea, because I was thinking of a side for the stuffed chicken I was making the other night. I would usually make a risotto, so I was thinking of how to make it make it more Superfood-style. I felt that Quinoa would sort of have a similar shape and mouthfeel… 

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Breakfast smoothie

Breakfast-smoothie

Happy Monday everyone! Off to a new week! If you are not so much of a Breakfast type, you might want to try this tasty smoothie that is packed with so many important nutrients, like protein, fiber, omega 3 and antioxidants. The good thing about smoothies is that they are super fast to prepare and… 

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Buckwheat banana-walnut muffins

Buckwheat-Banana-Walnut muffins

So this weekend, I wanted to do some baking, it’s been ages since the last time I baked anything. And as I am getting more familiar with buckwheat, I was thinking about how to use buckwheat more widely in my recipes. I also came across some amazing ideas on this beautiful blog Buckwheat for your… 

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Soba Noodle Soup

Soba Noodle Soup

It took me literally less than 10 minutes to prepare this healthy dish and the other great thing about it is that it is also made out of ingredients that you can easily stock in your fridge and freezer and just take them out when you need them. The soup is inspired by the Japanese… 

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Home-flavored Greek Yoghurt

Home-flavoured Greek Yoghurt

Greek Yoghurt is usually referred to as one of the Superfoods. However, this is only true for the plain version, as the flavored Greek yoghurts you can buy in the supermarkets, very often come with a lot of white sugar, artificial sweeteners, colorants, etc. But don’t you just crave a fruit yoghurt sometimes? Of course… 

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Banana-Coconut Pancake

Banana-Coconut Pancake

It’s Sunday again – and Pancake time!! I usually love to make Blueberry Pancakes, but today, I thought I would try something different. I had some very ripe bananas and coconut flakes in my pantry that would go very well with them. I also added some Chia seeds and used a different pancake mix today… 

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Thai Brown Fried Rice

Brown Thai Fried Rice

Thai Fried Rice is probably one of the most popular dishes coming out of Thailand. And I noticed it was also usually the safe choice for tourists traveling in Thailand, when all the other dishes sounded too scary or were way too spicy. And yes, I can relate to Thai food being really spicy! But… 

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Bamboo Roll

Bamboo-Roll

There is quite some history related to this recipe! When I was at University, I had a Vietnamese roommate who introduced me to Fresh Vietnamese spring rolls. The first time we prepared them in our student kitchen, I was really amazed by their taste and and how fresh and light they were. Over the years… 

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Superfood Essentials

Superfood Essentials

Yesterday after work, I passed by some shops to pick up my “Superfood Essentials”. Since I started to incorporate more Superfoods into my diet, I like to make sure to keep my pantry stocked with some of the must-have items that can be easily be stored – and most importantly – are super versatile and can… 

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