Finish your plate!

-Finish your plate! A well-known mom-/dadism still in use. Now there’s a study to show that we actually do finish our plates – in general. The study, from Cornell University, Ithaca, USA, reveals that adults eat 92% of the food they put on their plate, on average. One can easily dish out reasons for this, […]

Colorful breakfast

August is the perfect time for healthy breakfasts. A quick visit to the farmers market and you’ll find everything you need. If you pre-wash your greens, fruits and berries and store them in bowls or stackable glass containers in your fridge – it is quick to serve too. Just get the bowls out and place […]

Summer salads

Delicious summer salads for you, all serve 4 people. Why not give them all a go!   Summer crunch 200g pack small button mushrooms, finely sliced juice 1 lemon 200g green beans trimmed handful of soft green herbs such as basil, chervil, parsley, tarragon 100g cherry tomatoes, quartered 3 tbsp olive oil 75g parmesan shaved into […]

Midsummer up north

The midsummer celebration is an old pre-Christianity tradition in many European countries, mostly so those in the north.  At some stage however Rome decided that church should be part of it, so instead of celebrating the solstice, the nature and fertility – everyone were now supposed to celebrate the birth of John the Baptist. 

Yummy home-made butter!

“Be careful not to over whip the cream or you’ll end up with butter!” Ever heard that phrase? I have, and I’ve certainly told my kids enough times. Now – what if we actually do “over whip” that cream today? Let’s make delicious home made butter!

Healthy eating on a budget

Would you like to eat healthy whole food, buy only organic and not totally blow your budget? At first this might seem impossible when you check the price tags, but stay calm and keep reading – I’ll give you my personal tricks for feeding your family awesome food while keeping the cost down. Let’s start […]

Intuitive painting with Miranda

Coach, artist and creative CLEW contributor Miranda van den Heuvel invites you to her intuitive painting workshops “Create from the heart!” Your life is like a blank canvas. It’s up to you what you do with it. As children, we know what we love, what we want to be; we have no fear about our capabilities, we […]

Book release: New & exciting ways of baking

Passionate foodie and CLEW contributor Lisa Fuchs releases her first  cookbook “Delicious grain free baking”. Read more about it and get a sneak peek at one of the fancy recipes. After about a year of intense blogging of grain free baking recipes, I realized that I kept coming back to some of my recipes. I […]

Kids in the kitchen, kids at the table

It isn’t always easy to find time and inspiration for the evening meal when both parents are working, and then you set the plate of food down in front of your children and they turn their nose up at it! Even when one parent stays at home to look after the children, and has prepared […]

Sticking to a diet

So you made it your resolution a while back that 2014 was going to be a healthy year? And how is that working for you? Restricting ourselves in any way never sounds tempting. I’ll give you a few hints though on how to be able to stick to it. When we first started our journey […]