Pak choi and pork tenderloin noodle soup | budget-proof challenge

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Noodle soups are the best. They are versatile, easy, comforting, nourishing and you can make them the day ahead already. The flavour can only improve! We Dutch people like to give our own spin to everything so I’m sorry if I’m not cooking noodles the traditional way: I love trying new things!

Today I’ll share with you a great noodle soup recipe that includes pak choi, spring onions, mushrooms and pork tenderloin. I love how comforting it is! And it has so many vegetables. But the best parts are the tasty pork tenderloin and the boiled egg. 

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Mushroom quiche with eggplant, bacon and courgette

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Hey all! New week, new recipe inspirations 😉 Today I share a great recipe for a mushroom quiche, which came from a little gambling and trying stuff out. And it worked!

I know from experience that quiches can be great for dinner or lunch if you get the balance right. All you need is some puff pastry (or dough), eggs, sour cream and vegetables. Easy, right?! I’ll be showing you my version along with some improvement points. For the recipe, scroll down!

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Quinoa salad with turkey as light dinner

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Hi guys!

After all that cake and fries in my birthday weekend I decided it was time for something a little healthier for Monday’s dinner. A salad is always a good idea, and I found some tasty but rather healthy ingredients to go with it, creating a turkey-avocado-lettuce-feta quinoa salad!

I can’t believe I’m saying this, but it’s currently 4 degrees out here in Breda (the Netherlands) and I’m sitting outside, on my balcony, with a blanket and my laptop. The sun is shining so bright that it’s not cold at all! I absolutely love blogging this way, and I can’t wait for spring… Who’s with me!

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Two variations on oven-baked eggs

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Today I share with you two of my favourite breakfast dishes. I love eggs for breakfast or lunch: they’re tasty, they’re easy and they can be prepared in so many ways. Take oven-baked eggs for example: the possibilities are endless. I’ll be sharing two of my favourite combinations in this post. Level up your egg baking skills with this great recipe!

Today is actually a great day. The sun is shining bright and it’s so nice to have that light inside of my house. I’ve done a lot of preparations for my birthday already, and later I’ll be baking a cake. Yay! I’m so enthusiastic right now I figured it would be a great time for writing. Continue reading for the recipe!

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Perfect cold winter day Mushroom Soup

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Last weekend has been so busy: we had the activities in Amsterdam (read about them here and here) and on Saturday it was time to work on our apartment. I’ve been living here for almost a year now, but some things still could use some attention and now that the boyfriend is living here too it’s time to do something about it. My parents came over (and brought the puppy, yay!) and the first part of our day was spent in Ikea. Because of the rain it was extreeeemely busy, but we managed to get everything we needed. We finally have a couch that is big enough for both of us to lay down on, and I absolutely love it! Also, the pictures/paintings are finally on the wall, and I have new shelves in my kitchen. I’m very happy!
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Delicious roasted tomato soup

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Hello dear reader,
If there is one thing you absolutely have to learn when you’re into cooking, it’s preparing a great soup from scratch. After all, those soups out of a tin just don’t cut it… Once you get the hang of it you’ll be cooking up delicious homemade soups in no time!

I like to prepare a soup every week. My favourites vegetables to cook a soup from are broccoli, paprika, cauliflower (yes, really!), and of course tomatoes. Yesterday I prepared this beautiful roasted tomato soup with loads of basil and some balsamic vinegar and I will be sharing this recipe with you today. We ate it with some bread, herb cheese and creamy goats cheese, yumm!
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Creamy hummus with fresh herbs

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I’m having a bit of a bad day today so the only thing that helps is spending a lot of time in the kitchen, naturally! I’ve already prepared some really tasty granola, some deliciously creamy hummus and I’m baking some tomatoes in the oven for a roasted tomato soup as we speak. Recipe will follow soon 😉

But first: the hummus. Since it was the first time I prepared it, I used this recipe from +Chickslovefood for inspiration (I’m sorry, it’s in Dutch!) and measurements. I added some personal touches and it ended up being so good… My advice: eat it on a cracker with some thinly sliced chicken breast and some fresh veggies such as lettuce, or cucumber. Tasty!
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