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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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How to store your greens in the fridge

Quick tip how to store your greens in the fridge. I have just learned it, and I wish I knew this trick long time ago, cause I love my greens, but they go bad really fast if I don’t consume it in the first couple of days. So, here it is: Cut your greens (it […]

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Salad making for dummies

What do you need for a good salad? 1. Pick a kind of lettuce as a base, I prefer organic. Romaine, watercress or mix different lettuces up. 2. Pick 1, 2 or more vegetables that you add raw or grilled. Like cucumber, tomatoes, grilled mushrooms, red peppers, onions. 3. Add a protein. If you go […]

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Organic vs non-organic

Organic vs non-organic

Quick tip that I want to share with everyone, that I just find out. When you buy your fruits and veggies at supermarket, they always have this little sticker with numbers on it. Do you know what it means? Produce that comes from organic farms, have a sticker with five numbers long and always starts […]

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OYL recipe: Salmon from the oven

Even though I prefer vegetarian & vegan food, once a while I still eat some kind of fish. My motto:Eat what you dare to look at being killed. I don’t judge people on what they eat or not eat, but I don’t like people who eat meat but freak out when the meat on their […]

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Easy vegetarian lasagna

Easy vegetarian lasagna

Easy vegetarian lasagna Easy lasagna for vegetarians Author: Lonneke Recipe type: dinner Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  30 mins Total time:  40 mins Ingredients organic canned diced tomatoes zucchini eggplant mozzarella pine nuts cheese basil olive oil salt pepper Instructions Slice all vegetables and mozzarella. Layer all in a casserole sprayed with olive oil, with […]

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Steak Kebabs with Fried Rice

Steak Kebabs

I know we focus mostly on vegetarian and/or vegan foods on OrganiceYourLife.com, but here’s a nice recipe for the Summer with meat– steak kebabs!  Of course always go for organic, humanly raised meat. These steak kebabs you can serve with fruits or green salad on the side.  Marinate chunks of steak (organic NY strip steak, […]

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The Bamboo Steamer

I have purchased the bamboo steamer few months ago, but never used it till couple of days ago. And WOW! I love it! What a great kitchen tool! You can steam any kind of veggie. Just pick your favorite. It is so incredibly easy, fast and delicious! It literally takes 3-5 minutes to be ready […]

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How food affects your daily work

Eating good food and drinking water is important to get through the day, and feel enough energy. -Lonneke Engel I have said this before! When I do a photo shoot, I am always excited if I see they have a nutritious lunch, it makes me very happy! Just like when I worked for a Dutch […]

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Eating Your Water

With the temperatures heating up in New York City, it is vital to get the right amount of water in daily, as we consist of 60% H20 relative to our weight! So not only should we drink up, but we should also eat up! I know it can be hard to get the recommended ‘8 […]

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Fall’s fruits and vegetables

The Fall is here. As the weather changes so as our diet. Look for what’s in-season now and start to incorporate and create recipies with Fall’s fruits and veggies. It is important to eat what’s local and in-season in your region simply because it is the freshest and most nutritious food. Here is an example […]

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GetVegucated: A New Documentary

In hunt of a new documentary to watch I came across ‘GetVegucated’. Now I haven’t had a chance to watch it (I missed the screening in NYC), but I wanted to share it with you straight away. Here is a small synopsis of what it is about: Vegucated is a feature-length documentary that follows three meat- […]

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