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Sunshine soup
Sunshine soup
In need of an antidote for November blues? Try this soup and feel your mood shifting. Senior veg and bright colours to the rescue! A sip of sunshine.
Places of Food – Brazil: Pininga, a hidden gem in the sand dunes of Atins
Places of Food – Brazil: Pininga, a hidden gem in the sand dunes of Atins
Vegan in Brazil? Prepare to be struck by Pininga’s magic & sustainability champions. A charming little restaurant hidden in the sand dunes of Atins.
Carrots over sticks – Grilled carrots
Carrots over sticks – Grilled carrots
How to inspire sustainable behaviour, with carrots or sticks? Rewards help us to keep going, so keep it light. Let's start with grilled carrots!
Dark choc & bean cookies
Dark choc & bean cookies
Inspired by food heroes of my last journey, I opened a can of beans and rethought sugar, flour and butter heavy cookies. Beans, textures & the sweet stuff.
Post milk generation – Homemade oat milk
Post milk generation – Homemade oat milk
Heading further into the cold seasons we look at the frontrunners of the post milk generation and start to examine what we fill our cups with. Join us!
Spicy pumpkin soup
Spicy pumpkin soup
What's more seasonal than pumpkins in October? Whether you are nursing a cold or simply looking for a bright meal, this seasonal soup is here to serve.
Creamy celery root soup
Creamy celery root soup
What do you say to curling up on the couch together with a cup of hot soup? Here's a season and mood appropriate alternative. Root veggie love for the fall!
Eggplant-mint bruschetta
Eggplant-mint bruschetta
Have you been to the market lately? It's time for affordable, waste free meals! Starting today. Would you guess this delight is made from market surplus?
Rainbow salad for rainy days
Rainbow salad for rainy days
Whether you consider autumn a friend or an enemy, it’s time to loosen up a little. What about bringing bright colours, distinct textures & fun tastes on your plate?
Lentil tabbouleh lunchbox
Lentil tabbouleh lunchbox
Your time is precious, so today we gift you with a quick fix. All You Need Is Love... an airtight container, a cutting board & a knife! Lentils for the win!
Coco-date-oat energy boost
Coco-date-oat energy boost
Do you need a bit of lift while working around the clock? Turn to these power balls, they will keep you up and running. Easy to make, easy to take!
Morning flax
Morning flax
Are you a morning person? It's time for a hassle-free alternative to take-away coffee & pastry in single-use plastic. Morning flax in 5 minutes!
Glorious gazpacho
Glorious gazpacho
Eating within planetary boundaries can be quite simple. It doesn't need to take long or be a drag. Raw love in this post to unlock how!
Fight or flight – Five tips for fruitful talks about planetary lifestyle
Fight or flight – Five tips for fruitful talks about planetary lifestyle
Why do so many of us fail to have fruitful conversations about our lifestyle? Here are 5 tips to marry passion with patience. Try & see the magic unfold!
Sweet rice for self-love
Sweet rice for self-love
Healthy vs. emotionally healthy? The same or wildly different? Here's a loving treat to ponder over these questions while giving your belly a sweet hug!
Vacay bowl
Vacay bowl
Craving for a vacation? No opportunity to go? No despair! Our vacay bowl got your back. Treat yourself with this vegan treat infused with tropical flavours!
No kiss Pico de gallo
No kiss Pico de gallo
Awesome meals don't need long to make. This Mexican gem drives that point home. All the way. Plus, it'll make you 100% UNfit for date night. Curious yet?
Bruschetta in 10
Bruschetta in 10
Paying close attention to summer time's packed social schedule we are sharing these quick bites done in less than 10 minutes. Snack with intention!
Shakshuka your way
Shakshuka your way
Dishes that unite people are special and this one does the trick. Made with sweet red peppers & hand-picked aubergines. Think global, act local!
Do what you love – One week-long food journey for First Choice Events
Do what you love – One week-long food journey for First Choice Events
What do you do when you get a last-minute request to design and deliver a one week-long, veg-friendly food journey for a company's team?
Cooling fruit soup
Cooling fruit soup
Do you find yourself craving something cooling in the summer heat? Nothing like this fresh fruit soup to chill you down! Pink does make perfect.
Kelly’s summer salad
Kelly’s summer salad
Peek into Kelly’s kitchen! A summer salad to make your taste buds tingle. Fresh & fruity, bringing rays of sunshine right into your belly. Fabulous, right?
Oyster’shroom & bean burger
Oyster’shroom & bean burger
Hungry for a BBQ-proof planetary burger? We got you. Create positive impact by trying this accessible, affordable and enjoyable alternative to meat!
Homemade hummus two ways
Homemade hummus two ways
Hummus rules! Did you know it's super simple to make? This baby helps you avoid unnecessary additives, save money & skip single use packaging. Give it a go!
The Mirror-Effect – Zoom out
The Mirror-Effect – Zoom out
Drop the hustle & zoom out! A kind reminder of what happens when we turn our backs on our mirrors and start connecting. To the real deal.
Quinoa stuffed peppers
Quinoa stuffed peppers
A colourful, funky meal featuring one of our favourites: bell peppers! Heavenly in its vegan glory, but also knocks your vegetarian socks off. Fancy a bite?
The plumpy pair – Two things you wouldn’t normally put on a BBQ
The plumpy pair – Two things you wouldn’t normally put on a BBQ
Tired of predictable veggie BBQs? When in despair turn to the plumpy pair! These exotic babies will enrich your grilling experience in a heartbeat. Here's how!
Mediterranean Tian
Mediterranean Tian
Bonjour! In preparation for our upcoming French adventure we are sharing a colourful, tasty Tian seasoned with Herbes de Provence, made with much love. Yum!
Green Tuesdays – Why incremental improvements translate to marginal gains
Green Tuesdays – Why incremental improvements translate to marginal gains
Moving beyond early adopters & connecting with traditionalists, sceptics. This is how Green Tuesday aims to inspire climate positive lifestyle changes.
Cheeky Corn Soup
Cheeky Corn Soup
Planetary cooking comes with the humility to rethink old ways of doing things. This week we bring a practical example to get the most out of canned veggies!
Pulled banana peel burgers with balsamic caramelised onions
Pulled banana peel burgers with balsamic caramelised onions
The biggest risk a banana peel poses might indeed be slipping on it. Breaking: banana skins are considered tasty treats on parts of the world! Here's how!
Carrot top pesto
Carrot top pesto
Limited financial means often translate to nifty tricks. This yummi home-made pesto illustrates the potential of veggie parts you might normally throw away.
The Lemon Babies – Expectations vs. reality
The Lemon Babies – Expectations vs. reality
Oftentimes we don’t get what we want in life. Our recent Austrian adventure made us rethink how we relate things we can't control. So, lemons or lemonade?
Roasted cauli & sweet potato tacos
Roasted cauli & sweet potato tacos
Doubts about tacos without some good old ‘queso’? Here’s a take that will leave you in awe! A surprising alternative made entirely of plants & nuts!
Minty broccoli soup
Minty broccoli soup
A green goodie motivated by the desire to showcase that the stalk of a broccoli belongs in the pan just as much the florets. Let's Save Our Stalks!
Five minute falafel
Five minute falafel
It turns out that falafel balls are simpler to make than you'd think. Here's a quick way to cut plastic waste, save money & consume consciously!
Mediterranean wraps with a grape twist
Mediterranean wraps with a grape twist
This Mediterranean wrap is meant to bring some warm summer vibes into your home. Minimal food waste & valuable time saved! A fresh meal to wrap up your day.
Gone bananas
Gone bananas
Senior bananas on your kitchen counter? Here’s a super quick way of turning overripe bananas into delicious treats for your tummy.
Silky cauli soup
Silky cauli soup
What do busy bees turn to who want to give it their best in their social life and kick butt at hosting loved ones? Soup is the answer!
Upcycled veggie risotto
Upcycled veggie risotto
From salvaged market goods I improvised this fresh spring risotto. Let’s redefine what we consider food waste. These veggies were not destined for the bin.
Chickpea paprikash with spaetzle
Chickpea paprikash with spaetzle
My sister's adaption of a special hearty dish, done from simple ingredients with a Hungarian touch. Spaetzle and red gold to take care of you!
Midnight curry
Midnight curry
A simple curry, completely adaptable to what you can find in your nearest supermarket. Fast, affordable alternative to late night take-out!
Piece of Plate leads the way in making planetary cooking habits stick
Piece of Plate leads the way in making planetary cooking habits stick
Knowledge turning into climate action to make circular cooking habits stick. An educational evening activity for EIT Climate-KIC Graduation in Amsterdam!
Apple roses
Apple roses
Lazy mornings? Expecting guests? Here's a truly beautiful treat that is simple and fun to create with a special kick by cardamom!
French onion soup
French onion soup
Who doesn't like a traditional French onion soup? Try this plant powered take on an old time classic! The home-made croutons make it all the more special.
‘Shroom bourguignon
‘Shroom bourguignon
A traditional French inspired, fully plant based dish to warm your belly. Perfect for cold winter evenings. Colourful & delicious!
Miki’s sprout, swotato & chickpea twist
Miki’s sprout, swotato & chickpea twist
Craving for a meal with wonderfully diverse textures? Here's a great take on a sweet potato, brussel sprout, chickpea dish with five layers of love.