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My California Road trip

Last Summer, my husband Dirk and I went on a road trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco. I do think you need to do a California Road trip once in your life! And if you do, you have to do it the right way. For a road trip along the pacific coastline of California […]

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Valentine’s Day Chocolate

Since it is Valentine’s Day, we thought to take a trip down memory lane to delicious chocolate recipes we shared over the years! Lonneke Engel and her fellow contributors shared their love of chocolate. Contributor Abigail O’Neill even came out with a recipe book all about chocolate called “MODEL CHOCOLATE”. Here are 5 recipes you […]

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OYL Leftover Minestrone Soup

You know I love leftovers! I always find a way to make something delicious with it. A Leftover minestrone soup is a great leftover dish using fresh and leftover ingredients. You can even use the (vegetarian) pasta sauce, and the pasta you made the night before! Also, any vegetables left in your kitchen, can usually […]

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Lonneke’s favorites: Best Food in Eindhoven

  Born and raised in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, I still visit this City of Design and Technology, and “2011 Smartest Region of the World” often. When I am there, I like to relax, spend time with my family, friends and horses. I also look forward to the dinners with my in-laws, as my mother-in-law Marlies […]

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Lonneke Engel & Vito the Dog

organic home cooked dog food

In the beginning of 2013 we adopted a senior shelter dog in my hometown of Eindhoven, a bullterrier named Vito. Little did we know back then that he would turn out to become a local celebrity in New York City. He now has his own popular Instagram page on which I share his life with […]

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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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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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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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Lonneke Engel for Grazia Nederland

Hello Everyone! A few months ago I did my first photo shoot in 2 years, and the result was published today. In Grazia I share my story of recovering from a burnout and post traumatic stress disorder, as well as suffering from an autoimmune disease. I also open up on how I spent the past […]

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