Green Salad with White Asparagus

One of my favourite vegetables is asparagus. Already in April asparagus season starts and will run till mid-June. White asparagus grow under the ground and wont catch any sunlight. Green asparagus on the other hand produce chlorophyll as they…
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Bitter Veggies for Digestion

We focus quite a bit on sweet and salty tastes while we tend to forget about umami, sour and bitter. Especially the last flavour is not often favoured by little children. This recipe has an abundance of endives, the curly cousin of Belgian endives.…
red lentil rutabaga soup
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Red Lentil Rutabaga Soup

Red lentils  are an easy to digest legume providing you with a good ratio between carbohydrates and protein. Rutabaga is a root vegetable not seen so often on menus. Yet it gives us a decent amount of fibre, Vitamin C, calcium, potassium and…
pancakes
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Boost circulation with buckwheat pancakes & blackberry sauce

Pancakes with blackberry sauce, dried apple & whipped cream This satiating recipe can be eaten as breakfast, lunch or dinner. Blackberries are rich in antioxidants and known for increasing circulation in the body. When days get colder,…
Spring Spinach Salad
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Energizing Spring Spinach Salad

This energizing spring spinach salad contains lots of raw and nutritious ingredients. The benefit being that it keeps a lot of enzymes intact, needed for properly digesting our food. Only when we absorb and assimilate our food well, it can be…
inca berries

Vitamin P Inca Apricot Chocolates

This amazingly easy to make treat is full of bioflavonoids, also referred to as Vitamin P. The letter P stands for permeability: it determines capillary health (very thin vessels) by regulating permeability. With the help of Vitamin P we can…
lysine rich bread
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Lysine rich Bread

  Very little effort goes into making this bread and the pay off is a nutritious wholesome one. The main ingredient is buckwheat flour which during processing is not being heated higher than 40 degrees C. This is important so that…
homemade granola

Sugarfree Granola

There is an overwhelming selection of granola’s in any supermarket. However, many of them contain lots of added sugar, which is not what you want to start your day with. In an average granola package you will quickly find about 20 to 40 gr.…
steady storm cookies
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Bloodsugar Stabilizing Cookies

During a stormy and wet weekend my son and I made ourselves useful in the kitchen. For kids, making cookies somehow remains more appealing than preparing a salad. For me the appeal is to make something that avoids a forceful whirlwind running…
beet fennel ginger

Foods for Digestive Health

Beet-Ginger-Fennel Boost This nicely coloured breakfast with beet, fennel and ginger is a fibrous boost for your digestive system. Fibre is food for our gut bacteria. Beet contains betalaine, a compound which helps to regulate inflammation…