Pancakes - Pinch of meI started this blog as a way to show sugar free, healthy eating doesn’t have to be boring.  But soon it also became a more vegan oriented blog, which helped me to explore the vegan world a bit more. But as everyone who tries to cook vegan knows, you have to experiment a lot and the result is not always what you had in mind. An example: vegan pancakes. The last year I tried to make them with bananas, with chia seeds, apple sauce, what not. And then I realised, maybe I should try to make the regular non-vegan pancakes first and work from there to a vegan version.

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Crunchy Crackers {vegan, gluten-free}


As promised in my last post, here’s the recipe for the crackers.

The fun part about this recipe is that you can change it everytime you make them. Change the flour you use, combine different seeds, use a different oil. So the following recipe is just to use loosely as some sort of guid to help you through your first version.

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Aubergine Red Pepper spread {vegan, gluten-free}

DSC_3732These pictures and thus the recipe date from last December. No idea why I have never posted it, because this spread is absolutely delicious! And even though I made it during Winter, there is no reason why not to make it this Summer! Recipe for the bread the spread is served on will follow soon.

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What happened? – A personal update

In my last blogpost in February, I was still hopeful of keeping the blog up to date on a regular basis. And here we are, a mere two months later without any new recipe, holiday pictures or whatsoever.

The reason: on February 21, doctors found a tumour on my spinal marrow. I was hospitalised on the same day and had an operation the following Monday. The operation went as good as I could hope for. They were able to remove the tumour entirely and the tumour appeared to be benign.

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Cauliflower and hazelnut soup {vegan, gluten-free}


Ok, January and February weren’t the best months blog-wise. There are no excuses, yes it was busy, but not extremely. I just didn’t feel like posting even though I had some posts ready. But I’m not going to stress about it. I’m back, and we’ll see if I can keep it up, or not.

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Lentils Shepherds Pie {vegan, gluten-free}


It’s easy to forget – in these days of over indulgence – that there are people who don’t have access to enough food, or quality food to live a healthy life. And not just in countries far away, but also in Belgium, where more than 15% of the population is living in poverty. A sad reality knowing this number is increasing every year.

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