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Eating for Beauty David Wolfe

Eating for Beauty by David Wolfe

I just started reading this book about The Beauty Diet®. It is called Eating for Beauty by David Wolfe, a guide to becoming healthier and more beautiful! For you who don’t know who this David Wolfe is, he is an expert in the field of nutrition, especially raw food, and what he calls “Superfoods”. In “Eating for […]

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Spaghetti Squash Pasta Recipe

If you crave a pasta dish, but you don’t want to go for a heavy wheat pasta, than this Spaghetti Squash pasta is a yummy alternative! Spaghetti Squash is a kind of squash that is yellow on the outside, and the inside is made out of yellow “strings” of squash. If you cut your squash […]

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The Cinnamon Snail vegan food truck NYC

I do love street food. Period. I love healthy street vendors even more, and my all time favorite is “The Cinnamon Snail” vegan food truck NYC. I’ve been crazy for vegan donuts since the North American culture got into my life and I have to thank this guys for making the most delicious yet ‘ […]

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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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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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Zucchini banana bread mini muffins for breakfast.

Zucchini banana bread muffins

I found the ingredients to this recipe on a note written by my friend, singer  Maruja Retana, and decided to add my touch to it. The result? Delicious zucchini banana bread muffins great for in-between snack or as a healthy breakfast muffin to start the day. I love them even more as they come in […]

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veggie medley a la Provence

This is just a simple delicious dish. and really easy! Step 1: buy veggie patties of your choice. Step 2: get all the leftover veggies from your fridge and cut them up in small chunks. You can also buy fresh veggies that fit well in the French kitchen. Think red onions, peas, carrots, parsnips, broccoli, […]

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Pasta arrabiata & pesto tempeh meat balls

Pasta sauce making is easy if you follow a few rules. I always make my own pasta sauce just because I think it tastes much better than a jar of pasta sauce. I also watch the pasta cook those few minutes so I get them out of the boiling water so they are “al dente”. […]

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Vegetarian BBQ

There are so many delicious recipes for a vegetarian BBQ you can make yourself easily. No need to have a complete meat fest! Here are some tips for you to try: Create nice kebabs from colored vegetables; add some potatoes and or tofu. Grill some eggplant or zucchini. Use a smaller mazed roster for the […]

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tropical vegan fruit dessert

Tropical vegan fruit dessert

When I am in the Netherlands with my husband, one thing we love is having dinner with his family! My Mother-in-Law Marlies makes the most beautiful and best-tasting dishes. She is a true top chef. This one was my favorite dessert ever, I HAD to have the recipe for this tropical vegan fruit dessert! So I […]

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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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Pear mint smoothie

 This is a recipe for a delicious easy pear mint smoothie! Pear smoothie a refreshing smoothie for any time of the day! Author: Lonneke Engel Recipe type: smoothies Serves: 2 Prep time:  2 mins Cook time:  1 min Total time:  3 mins Ingredients 4 juicy pears 1½ cup of rice milk a handful of organic mint leaves […]

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