What I eat in a Day

What I Eat In A Day #1

Blueberry smoothie bowl with goji galore natur smoothie, oats, chia, and greek yoghurt, topped with raspberries, passion fruit and coconut flakes

Hi guys, welcome to the first non-recipe post on my blog! I asked you on Instagram whether you were interested in seeing a ‘What I Eat In A Day’ type of blog post, and the reactions were overwhelmingly positive, so here we are. If the reactions are positive, I think I will make this a recurring category on my blog.

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Recipes

Curried beet soup with roasted chickpeas

Recipe for curried beet soup with madras roasted chickpeas

If you are not a conventional beetroot lover, this recipe is for you! A few weeks ago, I realized I had a jar of beets in my cupboard that was about to go bad. I normally don’t love the extremely earthy taste of red beets, but I also hate wasting food, so I decided I had to make something with them anyway. I first made a pizza (with a delicious crispy crust ūüėć) topped with beets, goats cheese, caramelized red onion, thyme and pine nuts. Delicious for sure, but I could still very much taste the earthy flavor of the beets. So, with the other beets, I decided to make something else: a curried beet soup! With this, you can barely taste the beets at all, since the curry spices are such a dominant flavor.

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Pizza verde

Recipe for homemade pizza dough and pizza verde with pesto, arugula, artichokes, mozzarella and parmesan cheese.

In the last year and a half, and even before that, I have experimented with pizza. Loads of pizza. I made pizza’s with a thick crust, a crispy crust, simple margarita versions, and pizza’s loaded with 749202924 toppings. I even made sweet potato pizza¬†once, which is tasty, but it isn’t a classic pizza.

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A blog update + Chocolate pancakes

Chocolate pancakes topped with a greek yoghurt vanilla cream, fresh strawberries and chocolate granola

Hi guys! I am so sorry for the long absence!! Life just got in the way, and I decided I needed to focus on some other things than the blog for a while. But now, 1.5 years later, I feel soooo ready to get back into blogging again! I didn’t stop cooking in those 1.5 years, but I did stop photographing and writing about my food. A lot has happened, and I talk a bit more in depth about what I did exactly on my Instagram and Facebook pages, if you would like to know the nitty gritty of what I have been up to. How have you all been??

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Recipes

Roasted Red Pepper Ketchup

Spicy sugar free, vegan, gluten free, roasted red pepper ketchup, with no sugar or salt added

Ever since I started being more mindful of what I’m eating,¬†I’ve been making loads of things from scratch, such as pesto and hummus. The main reason for me is that by making it myself, I know exactly what goes in¬†it, and¬†I get to adjust it to my nutritional and¬†taste preferences.

Have you ever read the nutrition label at the back of your ketchup bottle? It is quite likely¬†that your favourite ketchup is actually 1/3 part sugar! If you then continue reading the ingredient list, you’ll probably¬†see high fructose corn syrup or something alike listed as the second or third ingredient, which means that it is the second or third most ingredient used.¬†I’m not here to discuss the whole HFCS debate, but I do know that I don’t like to eat a lot of¬†sugar, but if I do, I want it to be in the form of a delicious cookie, cake or muffin, and not in the form of an average-tasting, salty, red “tomato” sauce.

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Chocolate Truffles

Whole food healthier 3 ingredient chocolate truffles by That Healthy Kitchen

Chocolate cravings are real peeps! And that’s why I almost always make sure to have a couple of these chocolate truffles in my fridge or freezer. Even straight out of the freezer these are delicious,¬†so these are perfect to make ahead for when that sudden chocolate craving hits you. You’ll only need three ingredients, put it all in a blender or food processor and then just roll them¬†into balls. Easy peasy!

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Lemon and Poppy Seed Pancakes

Lemon & Poppyseed pancakes

Oh my god guys, I just got my thesis grade back and I got an A-!!!!! I’m so happy!!¬†I wrote my bachelor thesis on the KNMI NO2-sonde that I worked with during my internship there, and how to improve it etc. Very interesting, but I can imagine you guys don’t really care about that as you are probably here for the food¬†ūüėČ

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