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Autumn campaign: Borrel, Bubbel, Bruis (Drinks, Bubbles and Sparks)

Our new ‘Borrel, Bubbel, Bruis’-campaign has launched! Our new ‘Borrel, Bubbel, Bruis’-campaign has launched! The holidays are coming. Which for many people means having fun, spending time with family and friends, and enjoying good food. But snacks, drinks and meetings to eat together are also plentiful. There are extras in addition to your regular meals. Read More || Verder lezen

Happy Meal: Rice Paper Spring Rolls

Basically, spring rolls are a filling in a wrapper. Below is a spring rolls recipe in which rice paper acts as a wrapper. This recipe is a healthier alternative for the fried egg rolls. Especially if you are trying to cut down on calories. And it is also a child friendly no-cook activity. Rice Paper Read More || Verder lezen

Fruit for Lunch: Green Papaya Salad

Eat fruit for lunch this week. This could also be something savoury. Like this fruit salad. The green papaya is the basis of this spicy, fresh and sour salad. It is possible to use a green mango or (extra) cucumber instead. Green Papaya Papaya is often the sweet accompanying element of a dish, such as Read More || Verder lezen

The Green Start: Crispbread with vegetable spread

Create a vegetable breakfast is this week’s challenge. For example, choose to have: a breakfast salad or an avocado serving. Have your omelet or scrambled eggs with vegetables. Or choose classic toast-vegetables combinations. Such as toast with: fried mushrooms, baked beans or tomatoes (pan con tomate). Vegetable spreads There are many vegetable spreads to choose Read More || Verder lezen

Caribbean hotpot: Vegetable rice dish with tempé

This week one-pot recipes are on the menu. This dish is a quick nutritious meal with lots of vegetables (50%). One-pot yard long bean and sugarsnaps (mangetout) with parboiled brown rice and tempé. Yard long bean In the Wheel of Five, yard-long bean falls into the green legumes category. They also are long pods. With Read More || Verder lezen

Festive sandwich toppings: Wholemeal Deli Roll topped with tofu, cucumber and fried onions

During the #feestjeopjebord campaign, there is a new challenge every week to create a healthier breakfast, lunch or dinner. This week’s challenge is to have your daily lunch with vegetable or fruit sandwich toppings. And to vary the types of bread. Below is a plant-based lunch recipe: Wholemeal Deli Roll topped with tofu, cucumber and Read More || Verder lezen

Summer Dairy breakfast: Yogurt with quinoa and a mango-pineapple topping

Dairy for breakfast is this week’s challenge. Choose from milk, yogurt or quark. And also Skyr or cheese. These are all calcium and vitamin B12 sources. Choose natural flavoured options that are low-fat. They contain less saturated fat and less added sugar.   Also a healthy choice are dairy-free options like plant-based (soy)yogurt. They are Read More || Verder lezen

Corn flour tortillas with grilled cod and a grilled vegetable salad

This week opt for fish on your tortilla. And prepare the tortilla meal yourself. Without mealkits from the supermarket or ready made seasoning blends. These boxed mealkits are unnecessary. They require you to add all the main ingredients. And their content mostly consists of seasoning blends that are easy to make. Often these blends are Read More || Verder lezen

Fresh with fruits: Grapefruit Salad

Have 2 or 3 pieces of fruit (200-300 grams) throughout the day. And have your first piece early in the day. Both fresh fruit and frozen fruit are included in the Voedingscentrum ‘s Schijf van Vijf (The Netherlands Nutrition Centre Wheel of Five). Start with fruits every day as part of your breakfast. Not possible Read More || Verder lezen

Lunch on green: Glass noodles with carrot, cucumber and bean sprouts

How do you eat at least 250 grams of vegetables per day? Try eating more salads. Your lunch is an chance to add a vegetable serving. Below is a recipe for a light vegetable salad: glass noodles with carrot, cucumber and bean sprouts. Glass noodles Glass noodles are also known as mung bean noodles, vermicelli Read More || Verder lezen