Paleo banana bread
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Paleo banana bread

You probably already know that I try to follow the paleo diet. I do that because I feel much better when I eat according to the paleo lifestyle. But, it has its downsides don’t you think? For example, I find it quite difficult to keep a certain variety in my …

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Sweet potato bites
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Sweet potato bites with tomato and guacamole

When my entire country and I cheered on the Dutch football team in the World Cup I had orange food on my mind. What could I eat/serve that was orange and delicious at the same time? I decided on these small sweet potato bites with tomato and guacamole. If you …

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Zoete aardappelballetjes
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Sweet potato balls with kale

There are not that many activities that give me the same relaxed feeling as cooking. I can easily spend hours in the kitchen and be completely stressless. Trying new combinations and new recipes are my favorite things to do. But people often ask me.. ‘where do you get your inspiration …

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Chocolate orange bites
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Chocolate orange bites

Like many other foodies I love Instagram! Do not go on instagram when you’re hungry as some pictures are just too good to be true. These chocolate orange bites are almost too good to be true! The lovely user who posted these goods is ‘She can’t eat what‘! I had …

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Honey baked pineapple
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Honey baked pineapple

Sometimes I feel like having fruit as a side dish with my dinner. This week I had one of those days. Couple days earlier I went to a market and stumbled upon really cheap pineapple (which actually means: I had to buy one). I love fresh pineapple but for some weird …

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lactose and gluten free bitterballen
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Typical Dutch: Bitterballen (lactose & gluten free)

When the Dutch watch football (or soccer, anyway you like it) we eat and drink (who doesn’t?) ! A typical Dutch football evening would not be complete without the famous snack ‘Bitterballen’. For people who have not heard of ‘Bitterballen’ before I’ll introduce it for you: Bitterballen (plural of bitterbal) are a …

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bacon with apple and honey
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Small bite: bacon with apple and honey

I am such a fan of small bites and really like serving them on birthdays or small gatherings. Besides my ‘standard’ bites – small sausage rolls and pesto covered pastry – I decided on trying something new. What I do quite often is frying apple parts in honey and it …

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Strawberry sushi
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Strawberry sushi with lactose free cream cheese

Lots of people think that sushi can only exist out of rice and fish but that’s not true. Anything that has a small bowl/roll of rice that’s topped with anything can be called sushi. If you don’t feel like fish, but feel like having sushi why don’t you try this strawberry …

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Rijstpapier gevuld met tonijn
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Rice paper stuffed with tuna, avocado, chives and cucumber

Today I had the plan to make some stuffed wine leaves but it turned into rice paper bites as I couldn’t seem to get the leaves anywhere! So rice paper it was but what on earth was I going to put in it? I decided on a combination I always use …

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melon soup
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Melon soup with lime, basil and raw ham

When you ask my friends, the melon soup is an absolute favorite! It’s delicious, fresh and very lovely for a summer evening. Recipe for 4: 1 Galia melon 15 gr. fresh basil 3 ice cubes 2 tbsp. extra vierge olive oil 50 gr. raw ham 1/2 lime Food processer or blender …

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Sushi with sun-dried tomatoes
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Sushi with sun-dried tomatoes and basil

Sushi sushi sushi! Hello my name is Carlijn and I am addicted to sushi. I try to eat it at least once a week, wether it’s homemade, take away or in a sushi restaurant. But just like other dishes I like to try some different sushi combinations just to keep …

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Smoked salmon rolls
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Smoked salmon rolls with lactose free cream cheese

Smoked salmon rolls are definitely my favorite bites. Back in the day (when I was still eating gluten as I didn’t know I was a coeliac) I used to eat smoked salmon rolls with wraps around it. With the gluten loss I made a new recipe (or just left something …

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