No-banana green smoothie

No-banana green smoothie

Because not everyone likes the taste of banana, which often forms the base of (green) smoothies, I’m sharing one of our favorite banana-free green smoothie.

It’s made with 1 fruit only, two veggies, and a few protein sources to maintain your blood sugar stable.

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Gazpacho with 7 veggies & cashew nuts

Gazpacho with 7 veggies & cashew nuts

My kids are fond of this cold soup, and I’m even fonder of watching them gobble down seven raw veggies with a red mustached smile on their face.

Compared to the original gazpacho recipe this one is made with a few extra veggies, fresh orange, and a handful of soaked cashews for extra proteins and healthy fats.

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Gluten-free Cheese Cookies (4 ingredients)

Gluten-free Cheese Cookies (4 ingredients)

Homemade cheese cookies are a great low-carb snack. Made with Gouda cheese and almond meal, they’re bursting with protein and fiber, and are very satiating. They’re also easy and fun to make with kids and require just 4 simple ingredients to blend in a food processor.

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The best homemade Nutella (3 healthy ingredients only)

The best homemade Nutella (3 healthy ingredients only)

Over the past years I’ve tried different Nutella recipes, but I always come back to this one. This delicious homemade hazelnut spread – the first one I ever tried – has been made, remade, shared, and approved by many. And it has even convinced the most fanatic Nutella-lovers to ban the “real thing” from their lives. 

 

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Superfood bread (with a hidden veggie!)

Superfood bread (with a hidden veggie!)

This superfood bread is filled with goodness and tastes like a delicious treat. Its flavor is naturally sweet thanks to the bananas, and the texture is moist on the inside and crunchy on the outside. In addition, it has some zucchini in it, which I promise your kids won’t even see or taste. 

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Spinach & cheese quinoa cups

Spinach & cheese quinoa cups

More recently I discovered a new way to pack quinoa into a delicious little treat that can be eaten for lunch (ideal for school lunch boxes!), meatless dinners, or as a quick and satisfying snack.

Meet the “spinach & cheese quinoa cups”. Or commonly referred to as “those green quinoa thingies” in our family.  

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Tamari-Roasted pumpkin & sunflower seeds

Tamari-Roasted pumpkin & sunflower seeds

This recipe was my first encounter with pumpkin and sunflower seeds when I was about eight years old.

It was an instant love affair that has stayed with me ever since. And one I’ve enthusiastically shared with friends, family, clients, or anyone who has ever tried them and fallen in love as well. Because believe me or not, whether they’re vegan or junk food addicts, EVERYONE loves these tamari roasted seeds.

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Whole wheat cut-out cookies

Whole wheat cut-out cookies

These cut-out cookies are the fruit of several hours of kitchen experimentation. I wanted to obtain THE perfect cookie that is crunchy on the outside, moist on the inside, and sweet without the white poison.

They’re made with coconut oil, coconut sugar, eggs, whole wheat flour, almond flour, and a pinch of baking powder.

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3-ingredient Pumpkin Gratin

3-ingredient Pumpkin Gratin

I’m all about simplicity. And efficiency. And health (of course). And if simple, quick, healthy dishes also have a high WOW-factor, I’m totally in!

I created this simple pumpkin recipe almost by accident, but I’ve served it many times at dinner parties or just for the five of us. These pumpkin gratins look sophisticated but represent little work and are delicious, especially with meat or poultry.

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