Category Archives: Food

The Post-Holiday Cleanse

While I love a good juice cleanse now & then, most of the time my schedule doesn’t allow for sticking to any strict detox plans. But I’ve discovered that ‘detoxing’ doesn’t necessarily mean drinking only juice for 3 to 5 days straight. Instead, when my body needs a reboot, I turn to three recipes for […]

Kiwifruit Salsa & Chips

Kiwifruit, also known as Chinese gooseberries, were first marketed to Europe by New Zealanders, who call themselves “kiwis” after the native bird of New Zealand. Although we are used to eating them in the summer, the season for kiwifruit is actually in the fall and winter. When the first kiwi boat arrives in Europe at […]

Alpronista Style

It’s no secret, I absolutely love Alpro – hand on heart their yogurts are my absolute favorites. All their products are plant-based and dairy-free, so I do believe they can offer a healthy & lighter alternative to some of your everyday foods. When I heard about their new Mild & Creamy topping combinations, I was […]

Four-ingredient Nutella Brownies

Belgians all have some kind of chocolate love affair. So, it’s no surprise we’re huge Nutella fans. And I don’t even know where to begin about these amazingly delicious, yet ridiculously easy, little brownies. Some like juicy brownies, others prefer them more cakey — this recipe gives you the best of both worlds: crumbly on […]

Ricotta Pancakes with Lemon Curd & Blueberries

When I was little, I loved the ritual of Saturday morning pancakes. The sweet buttery smell filled our entire house. And still, when I when smell pancakes, I’m filled with childhood memories and warm fuzzy feelings. Although traditional pancakes are a classic favorite, I do appreciate a little bit more refined recipes like these lemon […]

Jump for Juice: Jus Jus

I absolutely love indulgent food, but I do know the importance of a well-balanced diet. After this past Holidays (that involved nearly two weeks of overly rich meals), I needed a little break from the heavy dishes and alcoholic drinks. That’s why I decided to do another juice cleanse and start the year healthy and […]