After seeing so many Instagram posts and YouTube videos about these smoothie bowls, I tried to make them myself. And o my, they are so delicious. I love smoothies, but this thickness adds more of an ice cream texture to it and I love crunchy […]
Banana bread is so easy to make – so as soon as you’ve got some overripe bananas in your kitchen, whip this up! makes: 1 bread (about 12 slices) prep time: 10 min cook time: 60 min INGREDIENTS: 2 Tbsp (14g) ground flax seeds (or 1 egg […]
This little mugcake is so easy to make, and great as a dessert or quick afternoon snack!
makes: 1 serving
prep time: 3 min
cook time: 2 min
total time: 5 min
- 1/4 cup self-raising flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tbsp shredded coconut
- (flax) egg
- half a mashed banana
- sweetener of choice (vanilla, maple syrup, coconut sugar)
Add all the ingredients to a mug (until it’s about half full) and add to a microwave for 2 min on 750w. Serve immediately with more raspberries or other berries.
I love naan bread! This fluffy Indian bread goes so well with a curry or dahl dish, or dip in hummus and have it as a snack. For some reason I dislike the ones from the supermarket – fresh is simply the best. And very easy! […]
Everyone loves a good smashed avo sandwich, or some guacamole for taco night, or with some tortilla chips on the couch. serves: 1 bowl prep time: 5 min cook time: 5 min total time: 10 min INGREDIENTS: 1-2 large ripe avocado(s) juice and zest from 1 lime 1 tsp […]
Another perfect pre- or post workout snack, but also very loved as an afternoon kick!
makes: 1 cake and 1 jar of fig chia jam
prep time: 10
cook time: 60 min
total time: 70 min
For the bread:
- 125g pitted dates
- 200ml hot water
- 3 tsp Dutch speculaas herbs*
- 3 eggs (or replace with vegan ‘eggs’: 3 tbsp of flaxseed with 6 tbsp of water – let it sit for about 5 min before adding to the mixture)
- 100g pecan nuts
- 200g rye flour
- 100g rice flour
- 100ml rice milk (or any other non-diary milk)
- 3 tsp baking powder
- some coconut oil to grease the cake tin
- 1 1/2 tbsp coconut sugar (or brown sugar)
For the fig chia jam:
- 6 fresh figs
- 2 tbsp chia seeds
- 1 tbsp lemon juice and 1 tbsp of lemon zest
* If you don’t have Dutch speculaas herbs, you can make them yourself (this makes more than you’ll need):
- 40 gr cinnamon
- 10 gr nutmeg
- 5 gr cloves
- 5 gr cardamom
- 5 gr white pepper
- 5 gr coriander seeds
- 5 gr ginger powder
- 5 gr aniseed seeds
- 5 gr garam masala
- Preheat the oven to 160 degrees Celcius. Add the dates, hot water, speculaas herbs and eggs to a bowl and mix till you get a creamy texture.
- Use a mortar to ground up the pecan nuts. Add this to the bowl with the flour, milk and baking powder. Stir well with a wooden spoon.
- Grease the cake tin with some coconut oil and add the mixture to it. Sprinkle with some coconut sugar. Add in some left over nuts (optional).
- Put the cake in the preheated oven and bake for 60-70 minutes.
- In the meanwhile, add the figs to a food processor with the lemon juice and zest. Add them to a glass jar and add the chia seeds. Stir well.
- Let the cake cool for about 10 minutes before you take a slice and enjoy with the fig chia jam!
Recipe from Rens Kroes’ cook book: Power Food.
Another perfect pre- or post workout snack, but also very loved as an afternoon kick! makes: 10 balls prep time: 5 min cook time: 5 min total time: 10 min INGREDIENTS: 100g grounded raw almonds 4 soaked dates 50g shredded coconut 5ml of coconut nectar, agave syrup or honey (vegetarian […]
Perfect pre-workout snack or to energise you on a sluggish afternoon… makes: 10 balls prep time: 5 min cook time: 5 min total time: 10 min INGREDIENTS: 7 soaked dates 100g amaranth flakes 50g shredded coconut 5ml of coconut nectar, agave syrup or honey (vegetarian option) splash of water 2 […]