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Wubo Ockels - Goodbye with a Smile

Wubbo Ockels: Goodbye with a Smile

Toen ik een jong meisje was wist ik al wie Wubbo Ockels was. Want Wubbo Ockels was als eerste Nederlandse man in de ruimte geweest. Dat vond ik toen al heel intrigerend.  Iedereen kent Wubbo Ockels als de astronaut, maar de laatste jaren was Wubbo Ockels, professor Aerospace for Sustainable Engineering and Technology bij TU […]

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OYL vegan black bean chocolate brownies

I love chocolate! And what is better than a brownie? Organic & vegan black bean chocolate brownies! Here is our version of this delicious organic treat, that is not too bad for you considering a large part of the brownie is made with black beans! I LOVE this brownie! And Dirk Verest makes this one […]

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DIY Wedding Bouquet

DIY Wedding Bouquet

You don’t need to spend a lot of money on a wedding bouquet when you get married. All you need is a creative mind to make a DIY Wedding Bouquet! (DIY = Do It Yourself). When I got married, I made my own wedding bouquet. How? I went to look for beautiful flowers all around […]

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Our wedding in the news!

Since we broke the news about our marriage we have received many well-wishes from all over the World! Thank you all so much! A lot of  websites have written nice articles about our announcement. I have added them below. More details about our wedding part 1 will follow coming weeks! And I will share some […]

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Just Married!

On the birthday of my late father Rob Engel, 29th of January, Dirk Verest and I, Lonneke Engel, would like to announce our marriage to the World! I am a lucky woman and have never felt more excited for our future together!  Just married! Dirk and I are extremely happy with our intimate & spiritual […]

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Blue Monday Green Smoothie

Love this simple yet delicious light Blue Monday morning Green Smoothie! I love to take some maca mixed with it, because my hormonal system is a bit off, and I learned that Maca could help with unbalanced hormones in a body, as well as build stamina, strength and increase fertility :) Love, Lonneke Blue Monday […]

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Green Mango Apple Smoothie

A nutritious smoothie with a creamy texture and a flavor that brings you to the Carribean. Check my recipe for my Green Mango Apple smoothie below!  Love, Lonneke Green Mango Smoothie a delicious smoothie with mango Author: Lonneke Engel Recipe type: smoothies Serves: 2 Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  1 min Total time:  6 mins Ingredients […]

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Stamppot: a typical Dutch dinner with a vegetarian twist

In the Netherlands, people eat a lot of mashed potatoes and different vegetables, especially in the Winter, which we call “stamppot”. It is a typical Dutch dish and  very easy to make. I think it is delicious! I am showing you a healthy and tasty version with kale that is vegetarian!  Stamppot: a typical Dutch […]

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My top 10 charities to give to this year!

If you don’t know to which charities you should give money to at the end of 2013, here is my top 10 list of 2013/2014. Charities that, some big and some small, give focused help. Therefore you get more “use” out of the money you spend on these charities. While there are many organizations that […]

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Restaurant Deeg Utrecht

When I have a meeting in another city, I like to mix business with pleasure. So I always want to try out a really good restaurant in the neighborhood. This time in Utrecht, the Netherlands, we went to Restaurant Deeg. Sorry for the dark pictures but it was so romantic ;-) I haven’t been in […]

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Kale goat cheese salad

 I love kale salads, and especially this kale goat cheese salad! It is not difficult to make, it just needs a bit of love and attention. Here is how you make it! 5.0 from 1 reviews Kale goat cheese salad A very nutritious, simple & delicious salad. Author: Lonneke Engel Recipe type: salad Prep time:  10 […]

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Candle 79

When you go organic & vegan, most people think you eat the most boring foods. WRONG! Candle 79 (and its sister restaurants Candle Cafe and Candle Cafe West) show that vegan food can be inspiring, warming and delicious! A great restaurant in New York City. Candle 79 is a romantic restaurant with nice low lights […]

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