Burger with avocado and garlic mayo | the boyfriend cooks

The boyfriend is allowed in my kitchen and cooks a perfect burger! It's a great combo of flavours & textures, I'll give him that ;) | Stay Alive and Cooking

Yes, that’s right: for once she gave me access to the kitchen AND her blog. It’s me, the boyfriend, and I am here to share with you my recipe for this delicious burger. Just for the record, I can cook more than burgers alone… But burgers happen to be my speciality 😉

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Zucchini with taco filling (vegan, gf)

These healthy zucchini "boats" are filled with beans, corn, red onion and herbs to resemble a gluten free and vegan taco dish. | Stay Alive and Cooking

These healthy zucchini “boats” are filled with beans, corn, red onion and herbs to resemble a gluten free and vegan taco dish. Both delicious and very filling!

Every once I cook a dish with only vegetables and beans. This can be a challenge, as it’s not always as filling as my regular meals: we’re so used to eating either meat or potatoes/rice/pasta! However, this dish meets the requirements of a regular meal. We were soooo full!

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First impressions of Lisbon

IMG_2328If there’s one thing I like more than enjoying the sun, eating loads of food, having multiple glasses of wine (it’s 5 o’clock somewhere!) and in general having a good time, it’s doing all those things in a new city.  This blog will tell you a bit about the city of Lisbon and my first impressions! 

I’ve decided to do a “Lisbon” series on my blog, because I thoroughly enjoy reporting on our adventures. The first blog I had was to keep the people at home up to date with my adventures abroad! 

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Interview “Monday Meets: Stay Alive and Cooking” at FoodQuotes (translated)

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Hi guys! Dutch blog foodquotes uploaded a blog with some sort of “interview” with me, and I thought it would be fun to translate the post so that you can read my answers too! It was quite fun to answer, nearly all questions regarded food 😉 Let me know what you think!

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Kiwi and strawberry popsicles

Make your leftover fruit into these delicious popsicles: simple, fresh, healthy and done in no time! | Stay Alive and Cooking

Wooohoo! When you read this, I’ll be enjoying the sun in Lisbon. That’s why there will be a little less activity on Stay Alive and Cooking… But I’ll share pictures on my instagram page! For now I’d like to share with you a great way to use up leftover fruits. When you eat those you’ll be hydrated, cooled off, and you’ll get some extra vitamins while you’re at it!

Make your leftover fruit into these delicious popsicles: simple, fresh, healthy and done in no time! | Stay Alive and Cooking

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Yoghurt lemon waffles

These delicious waffles are the perfect dish for breakfast, brunch or dessert. The lemon and yoghurt make them nice and fresh! | Stay Alive and Cooking

I’m a veeerrrrrry happy girl, and not because I got some new clothes or shoes: no, I’m now the proud owner of a waffle iron. YAY! So, as expected, I’m going to start sharing waffle recipes from now on! And I’m starting with these delicious yoghurt lemon waffles.

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Simple tomato frittata

A simple, quick and delicious recipe for a tomato frittata. A great way to use leftover veggies, and perfect for lunch or dinner! | Stay Alive and Cooking

I started this blog to show the average student like myself that cooking isn’t hard. I know that I’ve shared many fairly difficult recipes, so I’m here to make it up to you by sharing this recipe for one of the simplest yet extremely tasty recipes on this blog: a tomato frittata.

It’s nutritious, delicious, highly customizable and perfect for getting rid of those leftover vegetables. And the best of it all is that it’s done in no time, you can just shove it in the oven and do something else for a while!

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Oatmeal cookies with peanut butter drizzle

A less guilty oatmeal cookie variety with delicious peanut butter drizzle. No added sugar or butter! | Stay Alive and Cooking

Ohh hello beautiful cookies. Don’t they look pretty? I love cookies filled with sugar, chocolate and butter but those “less guilty” cookies are such a nice variety too. Because there’s no added sugar it simply means you can eat twice as many, am I right?

These simple yet delicious oatmeal cookies contain peanuts, honey and vanilla to make one of my favourite flavour combinations. And to make it even better they are drizzled with some peanut butter & chia seeds for that finishing touch!

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The Tea Lab in Rotterdam

The Tea Lab is a place for coffees, teas and lunch in the city centre of Rotterdam. Includes photos! | Stay Alive and Cooking

As many of you know I’m always looking for new restaurants, cafes or bars. Lately I’ve been on a quest to find the cutest place to drink coffee in Breda, I’ve been to Amsterdam and now it’s time for a review of the Tea Lab in Rotterdam where I had coffees & lunch with my best friends.

The Tea Lab is a place for coffees, teas and lunch in the city centre of Rotterdam. Includes photos! | Stay Alive and Cooking

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Thin pizzas with crème fraiche, onion and dried ham @ our housewarming party

These thin pizzas are the perfect party appetizer! The crème fraiche, red onion and dried ham give it a simple yet luxurious taste. | Stay Alive and Cooking

Time for part two of the bites we served at our house warming party! This time I share with you these extremely simple thin pizzas (inspired by flammkuchen) with red onion, crème fraiche and dried ham. So little ingredients, such a nice and luxurious flavour!

Missed part one of the house warming bites? Check out the recipe here:
Smokey Barbecue Meatballs

These thin pizzas are the perfect party appetizer! The crème fraiche, red onion and dried ham give it a simple yet luxurious taste. | Stay Alive and Cooking

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