Flammkuchen with Figs, Serrano Ham and Goat Cheese

Flammkuchen is a delicious and fast dish which you can easily make by yourself. I use the prefabricated dough for the flammkuchen. This basis is perfect to serve a nice looking meal in ±30 minutes. Flammkuchen is a specialty of the historic regions around the French-German border. It is made by bread dough rolled out very thinly in the shape … Read More

Shakshuka with Spinach and Feta Cheese

Shakshuka is a delicious vegetarian dish with the combination of eggs, tomatoes, and spices popular across the Middle East and North Africa and it literally means “a mixture”. Shakshuka comes in many shapes, food combinations and sizes. When I was in Tel Aviv it was standard on the breakfast menu, but I prefer to eat it for dinner to be honest. The traditional … Read More

Cauliflower Pizza Crust with Tuna

After my 10 days of Sport Fasting I want to eat all healthy again, with a lot of veggies and low in carbs. Days are getting colder and shorter, time to get into the kitchen and prepare myself some healthy comfort food: PIZZA TIME!!! But not with normal wheat dough, that will too much carbs at the moment, but with … Read More

Veggie Style Gado Gado

I love Gado Gado!! This Indonesian vegetable dish is inspired by my Balinese cooking class; which I did when I was there on holiday. I love Indonesian food soooo much!! Back home I made the Bumbu Bali paste recipe and used it for many dishes (check here). I used the Bumbu Bali paste basis for the homemade peanut sauce and tempeh. … Read More

Healthy Salmon or Tuna Poke Bowl!

I love Poke Bowls!! Poke is pronounced poh-keh and the word means to cut in Hawaiian. All the ingredients are cut in eatable portions and include raw fish marinated in soy sauce. I order a Poke Bowl now and then for lunch, but now it was time again to prepare one myself for dinner. Poke Bowls are healthy, delicious and very easy to prepare. … Read More

Indian Chicken Cauliflower Masala

This Indian Chicken Cauliflower Masala is inspired by one of the Master Chef Australia challenges I saw on television. They prepared this dish in three hours…. I created a simpler version of the Master Chef Tikka Masala and added more vegetables to get to the recommend quantity. I love Indian food, it’s so rich in flavors and full of spices. … Read More

Chestnut-Mushroom Soup with Pancetta

As a tradition we organize a Christmas dinner every year the weekend before Christmas with five girlfriends including their partners. This year we decided to prepare the dinner ourselves instead of going out to a restaurant. That was a perfect decision; we all prepared the perfect Christmas dinner with six tasty courses!! Many restaurants would have been jealous of the high … Read More

Fast Spinach with Codfish Dish

During the week I sometimes don’t have that much time to cook or at least I don’t take the time to cook…….. But especially after sporting I really need to have a fast meal ready. That is why I cook more portions on Sunday, but with that it will take me till Tuesday; so still some days left……. This spinach, … Read More

Fajita with Guacamole Mirja Style

I make this meal ones a week! I love it; it’s fast, easy, tasty and healthy. It is again low carbohydrates which fits perfect in my Sport Fasting way of living and eating. I love guacamole! It contains delicious avocados and is a great “sauce” to add with several other ingredients in this instance chicken or prawns and peppers. Although avocados … Read More

Pumpkin Soup with Chicken and Goat Cheese

It’s autumn and for me that means: Pumpkin Soup! I love to make soups, it’s so easy to make, healthy and you have food for a couple of days. One hour in the kitchen and you have six meals; that is what I call efficient. You know I’m Dutch, but love the orange color of this so tasty filling dinner soup. I … Read More