Spinach Pancakes for Sunday Brunch

Hello everybody! I have started a new nutrition programme, tailored for my current needs as I had to increase the daily intake of omega fats. Working full-time and studying an MBA degree, requires a lot of commitment, discipline and focus on health and well-being (which I often neglect with the excuse of a busy agenda) and…

Nutrition and Mental Health

Hello everyone! I’ve recently shared a blog post about the importance that grocery shopping plays in a healthy lifestyle. In fact everything starts at the supermarket, or even before when we set our mind to make good decisions. Making decisions is one of our constant activities and they can either lead to a life full…

Easy overnight oats recipe

Hello everybody! Global Conference in China is around the corner and during demanding times it’s absolutely vital not to loose sight of health and wellbeing in order to keep focus and productivity high. Therefore I am committed to make the most out of my days beginning with healthy choices. Starting the day with a healthy breakfast is…

Daily Routine: 5 Week days in The Netherlands

Hello my beautiful friends, Some of you have been asking about my daily routine in the Netherlands, and mainly how do I balance my full-time job with a healthy and active lifestyle. First of all, I have to say that I completely don’t like the word “routine” if you consider it to be associated with ordinary and boring activities… No,…

Shall we go to the Supermarket?

Hello guys! Everything starts with a visit to the supermarket! If you set the goal to eat healthy and make good choices it’s important not to underestimate the importance of grocery shopping. Supermarkets are sophisticated marketing systems and everything we see in the shelves, sample booths and even the light & smell are intentionally created to…

Vegetarian Cuisine: chickpea curry pastries

Hello my beautiful friends, At the beginning of 2016 I set the goal to further explore Vegetarian Cuisine and to ensure that (at least) one day per week I would only eat vegetarian food – No meat or fish! Since then, I have been trying different recipes and playing with spices (not being always successful…

Balancing the 4 elements of Life

Hello beautiful friends, As promised I’m sharing a few insights on what I consider to be the 4 elements or dimensions that we have to keep balanced in our lives. From my perspective we are only able to perform at our best when we have these  4 elements balanced (and in peace)! In line with this belief, a successful…

Healthy banana pancakes

Hello my beautiful friends! It’s summer time in The Netherlands however as most summer days here, one never knows what the morning may bring, and therefore today is one of those “beautiful” rainy days in which we cannot go outside without a summer anorak! (Yesterday was bright and sunny though!) Whilst dreaming about warm summer…

Day 8: Health Benefits of Watermelon

Hello my beautiful friends! Watermelon is a staple food for summer picnics and summer time in general. With about 92 percent of its weight coming from water, watermelon contributes to fluid intake to help keep the body well hydrated.