A simpler life: The basic kitchen

The kitchen is one area where many seem to go over the top when buying stuff. Even people who hardly cook still have a full set of pans and pots, oven forms and cake forms in every shape and size. We complain about our kitchens being too small, and there just isn’t enough cupboard space. We […]

Grain free breakfast

You are probably aware that slices of toast, croissants or Danish pastry aren’t the best options for a healthy breakfast. However this does not mean that a good, filling and healthy breakfast has to be boring! The following recipe is one of the most loved recipes on my blog – and the most common breakfast […]

A simpler life: Enjoying without owning

It may sound so simple, but it was really one of the biggest eye openers for me when I realized – I don’t have to own to enjoy. I used to love shopping. Browsing through shops and planning all the things I wanted to buy – because that was the goal: To buy. I wanted […]

Creative & colorful kitchen

Spring is here, and we are tempted and maybe inspired by all the bright colors popping up around us. Here is a very easy way of implementing some more color in the kitchen – all natural and no chemicals used.

A simpler life: The knick-knacks

This was me a few years ago: every surface in our home had some kind of arrangement placed on it. A vase with some decorative twig, a candleholder, bowls, books deliberately placed because of their colors, all of it arranged with much effort and thought. And then, season for season I would replace things. Rearrange […]

Trend food: Chia seeds

One of the reasons chia seeds has become so popular is because with chia seeds, you can easily make very healthy desserts. Let’s be honest – “healthy” might sound boring, but “healthy dessert” has a whole other ring to it. And because these trendy chia puddings are so healthy, you can actually eat them for […]

A simpler life: How many pairs of jeans do you need?

Regardless if you took the reverse packing challenge I wrote about three weeks ago or not, I think most of us could do with a bit of regular wardrobe organizing and decluttering. We live in a time of washing machines, but have more clothes than ever before. In most cases you only wear a few favorites […]

Secrets of a zucchini

Zucchini. Looks like a cucumber, tastes almost nothing and goes from kind of dry as raw state to extremely watery when cooked. I have to admit, it was never one of my favorite vegetables – until recently! I bought a spiral slicer from Naturata and started making raw salads with different tasty dressings based on […]

A simpler life: The wardrobe

Have you ever stood in front of your wardrobe thinking you have “nothing to wear”? It tends to be that we can’t see the forest for all the trees. So here is an experiment you can easily do to simplify and minimize your wardrobe. All without the scary part – you know, throwing things away.

Trend food: Kale

Every now and then specific foods get hyped as super foods, starting a trend where you almost drown in recipes. Right now kale seems to be on everybody’s mind and I keep getting asked where and why to buy kale. So here we go.