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Abigail O'Neill's Model Chocolate book

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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5 ways to hide vegetables in food

A lot of people don’t like to eat vegetables or beans, even though they know they are good for you. Kids are really good at that. So here are 5 ways to hide vegetables in food, and no one will ever know because they taste so good! Why don’t you try these 5 recipes? 1. […]

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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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OYL coffee

How we make the best organic coffee at home

This Organice Your Life clip shows you how Lonneke and her husband Dirk make the best organic coffee at home! This time it was a Latte macchiato, made with their favorite organic coffee by Antica Tostatura Triestina, an Italian coffee company of their friend Alessandro Hausbrandt. Antica has many kinds and flavors of coffee. Dirk […]

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Bill Jensen: The Simplicity Survival Handbook

We love good books that can help us “organice” our lives! Here is another good one: The Simplicity survival handbook by Bill Jensen is about how you should manage your time at work, and help you be more productive. The main idea? DO LESS! A few insights we got from the Simplicity Survival Handbook: Filter all the stuff you […]

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Rebecca Taylor

Fashion Designer Rebecca Taylor

Rebecca Taylor is a busy bee. Originally from New Zealand, this businesswoman is an entrepreneur, but also a wife & mom, and this all in one of the busiest places on Earth: NYC. For Organice Your Life® we asked her about her family life and how to juggle her career, as well as what charity […]

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Lonneke Engel


Have you signed up for the orgaNICE NEWS letter from Organice Your Life® yet? You will receive a mail every month or 2 with nice news, free gifts and chances to win amazing orgaNICE prices. And no spam we promise! Sign up & see you soon: OrgaNICE News no. 1 is out now. Love, Lonneke

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Healthy Living quote

Hippocrates inspiration

“Everyone has a doctor in him or her; we just have to help it in its work. The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well. Our food should be our medicine. Our medicine should be our food. But to eat when you are sick, is to feed […]

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Saffron Quinoa Tuna Salad

After my trip to the organic market this morning, where I had bought so many delicious veggies, I decided to make a nice healthy and hearty salad with saffron quinoa and some pomegranate molasses. In the Middle East we love to use saffron and pomegranates in every dish (if possible). Below is my recipe and […]

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Le potager du marais quinoa burger, stuffed eggplants and seitan bourguignon.

My top 5 organic restaurants in Paris

OYL Ambassador in Paris,Barbara Kiskovski, is on the hunt for the best organic & green finds in her city and during all of her travels around the World. This time she has listed  her favorite organic restaurants in Paris! My top 5 organic restaurants in Paris. French cuisine is known to be one of the best in […]

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  Riding the waves and spouting full force, a pod of slender black and white orca whales are in pursuit of the season’s salmon. These were my days spent as a whale researcher in Puget Sound back in 2002. Our research topic: killer whale behavior. During my first months as a researcher I soon came […]

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Ever heard of Greenwashing? Well, another common phenomenon is Pinkwashing. Curious to learn more? Pinkwashing is a term used to describe a company or product that intends to make its customers believe they are active supporters of anti-breast cancer movements and organizations, while in fact using carcinogenic chemicals that are known to cause breast-cancer. The very cancer they are […]

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