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Why snacking is bad for you | insimoneskitchen.com

Why snacking in between meals is a bad idea

Eat six small meals a day.. Can you still remember that recommendation? The theory behind the snacking ‘diet’ was that you would keep your stove burning all the time. Every time you eat your body has to work to burn of the calories. And...

Asian salad with black rice | insimoneskitchen.com

Asian salad with black rice

Is it spring already?? I can’t believe it is March already. Whatever happens to time these days. Is it just me or is it part of getting older, that time just seems to slip away soooo easily! The weather keeps being slightly unpredictable. We...

Vegan mayonaise from chickpea fluids | insimoneskitchen.com

Vegan mayonnaise with aquafaba (chickpea fluid)

Vegan “mayonnaise” Officially you cannot call this mayonnaise as there are no eggs in it. Apparently it is a thing… Whatever the name, I was very surprised that this recipe worked so well. I tried making vegan mayo before with soy milk. That worked...

Before and after | insimoneskitchen.com

Weighing in – two years later….

I did question the fact if I should be posting this or not with the well… not so flattering pictures. But I do think my story is one that a lot of people will recognize one way or the other and maybe I can...

Healthy poke bowl with cauliflower rice | insimoneskitchen.com

Have you tried the Poké bowl-madness already?

The new thing Isn’t it funny how certain food things can all of a sudden become the next best thing? Poké bowls is one such example or should I say in general it is food in bowls. And for good reason as there is...

Cauliflower fried rice with kale | insimoneskitchen.com

Cauliflower rice with kale and changes in life

Is is really february already? Wow, I can’t believe that the year is already getting away from me with lightning speed… Before I could say ‘Happy Newyear’ it is already February. I’m pretty sure it must be a sign of getting old. Haha… or...

Vuglec Breg

Sleeping: Vuglec Breg – room with a view

On top of the mountain Let’s start with a disclaimer: I have not (yet) slept here. Sadly so I would say as it is a place out of a fairy tale. I am talking about Vuglec Breg, a unique spot that you can only...

How to make the best oliebollen | insimoneskitchen.com

Have a happy Newyear ( and try these Dutch treats!)

Dutch oliebollen I figured I could not leave the year 2017 without giving you the best recipe everrrr for olieballen. It’s a Dutch treat and doesn’t translate all that well. You could call them donuts as that is what it most closely resembles but...

Sticky drumsticks | insimoneskitchen.com

Budget Christmas from the slowcooker – Sticky chicken

Christmas on a budget Christmas and in general the entire month of December is certainly not the most budget friendly. It looks like nothing is enough. I heard that people have been shopping here online for 385 million euro of stuff. 385 million! That...

The perfect leg of lamb | insimoneskitchen.com

The perfect leg of lamb

The perfect leg of lamb Are you already feeling the christmas stress? Or is everything already arranged and the whole Christmas menu a done deal? I am taking it really easy this year as we are going out for dinner. Twice… It’s actually not...

Quick christmas dessert with pistache and orange | insimoneskitchen.com

Very quick Christmas dessert with pistache and orange

Snow and traffic We’ve had a massive amount of snowfall the last two days. And while I totally love looking at snow it always seems to evoke a complete panic across the nation in terms of driving. Traffic jams, accidents and the like. I...

Fennelsalad with pomegranate | insimoneskitchen.com

Fennel salad with pomegranate and goat cheese

Almost Christmas Can you believe it is december already? Whatever happened to the year? In just three weeks time I am up for the exam for my holistic nutrition course. The first test exam we did a few months ago, I failed miserably, but...