This Spicy Garlic Chili Rainbow Chard is one of the best vegetable dishes I’ve ever made! Read More
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These Avocado Oat Crackers with crushed red chili are my favourite healthy snack. Read More
This Anti-Flu Juice with fresh turmeric, ginger, red chili, oranges, carrots, lemon and sweet potato contains all you need to make your own cold and flu home remedy. It can help you to get rid of your cold if you have one or to keep a cold at bay when you are feeling a bit under the weather. Ginger and honey are well documented to boost the immune system. Ginger and turmeric are natural pain killers and both have very powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
This Berry Coconut Yoghurt Berry Smoothie is so delicious and really good for you. It boosts your immunity and is a great breakfast or recovery sports drink. I only recently discovered coconut yoghurt at a health food store in Amsterdam and I have fallen head over heels in love with it. Coconut milk yoghurt tastes unbelievably good. It contains plant-based probiotic cultures which aid with digestion and support gut health. Read More
This Apple Beet Carrot Juice is a real classic combination. I used purple carrots in this one and added a bit of fresh ginger for some extra spice. Did you know carrots originally weren’t orange at all? They were originally purple or red. Orange carrots came about through both a process of natural mutation and later domestication by most likely Dutch breeders. Purple carrots (usually orange inside) have even more beta carotene than their orange carrots. They derive their purple pigment from anthocyanins, powerful antioxidants that can help prevent free radical damage. Other fruits and veggies rich in anthocyanins are red beets, red cabbage and cranberries. Read More
My lunch today at de Ysbreeker inspired me to create a new recipe based on the principle of red power, a Red Power Salad with red quinoa, red cabbage, red beets, pomegranate seeds and cranberries. When it comes to health, the colours on your plate matter. Phytonutrients, also known as phytochemicals, are the nutrients often concentrated in the skins of fruits and vegetables, that are responsible for their color. This salad focuses on the antioxidant power of the red/purple family of phytonutrients,which have been found to protect against heart disease and even cancer.Read More
This Sweet Potato Carrot Orange Juice is spectacular. Initially, I wasn’t drawn to the idea of juicing sweet potatoes. Juicing sweet potatoes? You must be kidding me! Or that’s what I would have said to you not so long ago. The idea of juicing this starchy vegetable just sounded plain weird. But as I found out, sweet potatoes make the tastiest, sweetest, smoothest and most nutritious juice I have ever tasted. They are super-healthy too. Read More