23-12-17 | snacks | Food |

Chewy pumpkin pie cupcakes with healthy frosting

Are you still looking for a homemade treat to serve during these Christmas days? Look no further because I’ve got a lovely sweet pumpkin recipe coming your way! It can be good to find some healthier substitutes for all the sweetness around us at the moment. One of which is chewy pumpkin pie cupcakes with healthy frosting, that fit Read More…


04-12-17 | breakfast | Food |

Vegan food diary: going vegan for a week!

Okay ladies, it’s time for a new Carolina challenge: I’m going vegan! Wait, what? Well not as in forever, but it’s something I will be trying for one week. Vegan means not consuming any animal products at all. For the first time in my life I will be eating a 100% plant based for 7 days, with professional help from a nutritionist. Read More…


01-12-17 | snacks | Food |

Healthy cheesecake with pepernoten bottom

For us Dutchies probably one of the best things about the end of the year is that pepernoten are in stores again! As these yummy ones are already good on their own, it can get even better by using them in a cake recipe – a healthy cheesecake to be exact 🙂 Read More…


06-11-17 | breakfast |

VIDEO: How to make the best 3 healthy vegan spreads in an instant

It’s time for a new super easy and fast recipe that you will want to try at home: healthy vegan spreads! These spreads are suitable to enjoy at any time of the day, at any occasion. Have some for lunch on your favorite cracker, add bread with vegan spreads as a side dish to your homemade soup for dinner, or serve as a Read more…

25-10-17 | lunch | Food |

Healthy snacking with sweet potato brownies

Chocolate is my number one favorite snack, so it’s something I love to incorporate in my baking sessions! I think I’m guilty of eating chocolate or cacao almost every day, but due to its health benefits that’s not a bad thing – as long as you (mainly) choose the right kind of chocolate. When we think chocolate and baking, we can’t forget the classic brownie. And did you know that veggies and brownies make the greatest combo?  Read More…


19-09-17 | breakfast | Food |

Morning vanilla overnight oats with cookie dough

Do you feel like having a healthy and super tasteful breakfast, but don’t want to get up earlier to make this? Then I’ve got the perfect recipe for you! Start up your day with an extra special bowl of vanilla overnight oats with cookie dough. I repeat: cookie dough WOW! It almost can’t get better than this for a good morning meal. Read More…


16-08-17 | breakfast | Food |

Stack it up with healthy vegan chocolate chip pancakes

Pancakes in general are definitely one of my favs! I’m such a pancake addict that I eat pancakes weekly, but unfortunately there was a big fuss about the Dutch eggs last week (due to harmful pesticides), causing them to might not be good for your health. But I still wanted my pancakes, so I decided to go Read More…


25-07-17 | dinner | Food |

Trending and easy to make vegan poke bowl

Have you tried out this tasty trend yet? I’m sure you have seen lots of colorful pics passing by lately and it’s an absolute summer favorite in healthy world: the poke bowl! This dish doesn’t only look super yummy, it is also very healthy and quite easy to make. Read More…


27-06-17 | snacks | Food |

Healthy nacho alternative for summer snacking

I’m sure you’ve noticed already, but it is officially Summer again! And I like a lot! I hope you’re as much excited as me for long summer nights, beachy hair, barbecues and comfy temperatures. When I got a day off you may find me sipping on a mocktail at an idyllic Amsterdam terrace, while enjoying the sunbeams on my skin. And there is a certain snack that fits perfectly in that picture Read More…


14-04-17 | breakfast | Food |

Festive healthy apple tarte tatin

Easter is coming up and what better way to celebrate than with a delicious brunch with loved ones?! Organizing an Easter brunch means you can put so many delicious things on the table and I prefer to have it homemade. If you are in need of some inspiration to serve this weekend, I’ve got the perfect recipe for you: a healthy no-sugar version of the famous apple tarte tatin. Simple to make and so delicious! Read More…