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5 Reasons to Shop Locally

Shopping is fun for most people. You go shopping and usually you buy what you need or like. It is a fun process for many. Most of the time the criteria to shop are if the items are of good quality, and if they have a price tag you are willing to pay. But there […]

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Urban rebounding workout

I am not a big fan of working out to be honest. But I have to do it for my own health. I need to activate my muscles and my lungs so my blood can transport oxygen better to the essential areas in my body. I will get better skin, better functioning vital organs, and […]

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The Best Carrot Ginger Dressing

I am not a big fan of salads, but if a salad has a good dressing on top, I suddenly love it! It is all about the dressing, and this Asian carrot ginger dressing is definitely one of my favorites. And it is super easy to make too! This dressing you mix well into your […]

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5 reasons why juicing is bad for you

Juicing is very hot these days. You read about it everywhere, everybody is drinking (green) juices as they are said to have many health benefits.  It is true there are a lot of live enzymes, vitamines, minerals and antioxidants in raw juices juiced using a slow juicer. For a lot of people it is good […]

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Black Bean Brownies by Lonneke for Vogue Nederland

This Christmas, Vogue Nederland has gathered 5 women who are food experts to share a recipe that would together make up this year’s “Vogue NL Christmas Dinner” (or in Dutch: Vogue Kerst Diner) I was asked to submit the dessert. Here you can find the recipe in English for the vegan Black Bean Brownies by […]

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LENA the Fashion Library

Consume Less – Live More, has been the motto of Organice Your Life® for years now, and the execution of this motto comes in many shapes and forms.  One of these is, to be a more conscious shopper, and don’t buy more than what you need.  Like becoming a more sustainable fashion consumer. But what […]

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Organic and vegetarian Thanksgiving!

The nicest thing about Thanksgiving is being with your family and/or friends, and eating good food! Food is the best when it is shared. When I am in New York City during Thanksgiving, I usually make a big vegetarian Thanksgiving dinner with the help of my friends. And all my friends without plans for Thanksgiving […]

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Lonneke’s favorite 10 vegan friendly NYC restaurants

I love vegan food. I eat it a lot. These are my favorite 1o vegan friendly NYC restaurants of the moment, which offer a nice selection of vegan food. 1. Candle Cafe. Together with the sister restaurants Candle Cafe West and Candle 79, I am always amazed by the warm filling nurturing delicious dishes they […]

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5 tips to avoid catching a cold

When the weather gets cold, a lot of people catch a cold. These are my 5 tips I use to avoid catching a cold, which help me to protect myself against a cold or flu, or to get over it quicker! No one wants to fall ill, so a good regimen is key to good […]

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Organic tulips by Ecotulips

Did you know that most flowers and plants you buy in the Supermarket, farmer’s market and flower shop are actually not organic and eco-friendly? Did you know most flowers and plants are (just like many vegetables and fruits) grown with the use of chemicals and pesticides? I am from the Netherlands,  so of course I […]

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Asian raw food salad

I recently bought this Gefu Spirelli spiral slicer and I am obsessed with it. I use it to slice vegetables in long pasta-like ribbons. This is a simple recipe for an Asian raw food salad is made in minutes; it’s delicious and crispy. Enjoy! Love, Lonneke Asian raw food salad Author: Lonneke Engel Cuisine: rawfood Recipe […]

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Red Wine Vegan Risotto

Hello all! I don’t  drink alcoholic beverages, but I like to use beer and wine in my food. Again, cooking is not difficult, as long as you have a few good fresh ingredients. Enjoy this red wine vegan risotto! Love, Lonneke vegan red wine risotto Author: Lonneke Engel Serves: 4 Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  […]

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