Zoodle soup with chicken and carrot

A spicy and aromatic chicken ginger zoodle soup with carrot, chicken, mushrooms and ‘zoodles’ (zucchini noodles). Healthy and delicious!

A spicy and aromatic chicken ginger zoodle soup with carrot, chicken, mushrooms and 'zoodles' (zucchini noodles). Healthy and delicious!

You’ve got the aromatics: fresh ginger, garlic and chilli… Your house will smell amazing! These ingredients together with the chicken and vegetables create a soup with such a kick: perfect for when you’re feeling under the weather! The zucchini and somewhat sweet carrot noodles create the perfect balance.

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Poké bowl with salmon

If you love sushi, you’ll love this poké bowl! It’s simple, filled with veggies & topped with salmon. The rice makes it filling and ties the dish together.

If you love sushi, you'll love this poké bowl! It's simple, filled with veggies & topped with salmon. The rice makes it filling and ties the dish together.

Don’t you love having foodie friends? I know I do. Most of my friends enjoy eating but can’t imagine why they would take the time to take pictures, make their plate look pretty, or even to cook something from scratch when you can use short cuts. Luckily, Louise and I are on the same page! In the supermarket we think of ways to create more colour in our dishes, which results in this pretty plate.

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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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Veggie burgers: sweet chilli and zucchini | budget-proof challenge

zucchini burger

Veggie burgers are a thing. You can buy them in the supermarket, they are served in restaurants and you’re not a real food blogger if you haven’t cooked or at least tasted them… So here I go.

I decided to go for zucchini as it’s an easy vegetable. Some sort of cream was needed so I used cottage cheese: such good memories pop up with that taste. And then, because I figured it needed something else, I decided to add sweet chilli sauce. And it was quite tasty! And that for only €0,60 per person…

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