Freekeh with broad beans and chipolata sausages

Freekeh with broad beans and chipolata sausages is an easy, surprising and delicious dinner or lunch. Seasoned with za’atar for great flavour!

Freekeh with broad beans and chipolata sausages is an easy, surprising and delicious dinner or lunch. Seasoned with za'atar for great flavour!

Easy & quick dinners are great for weekdays. I think I don’t nearly share enough of these recipes, so I plan to upload more! Today I start with this delicious freekeh dish, that takes 15 minutes to prepare.

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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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Roasted pear and goats cheese salad with honey-thyme dressing

Roasted pear, goats cheese, bacon and walnuts go together great in this Winter Salad! Topped with a delicious honey-thyme dressing.

Roasted pear, goats cheese, bacon and walnuts go together great in this Winter Salad! Topped with a delicious honey-thyme dressing.

Salads only for sunny days? Heck no! With this recipe you can eat salads in winter, too. Delicious roasted pear, creamy goats cheese, salty bacon and crunchy walnuts give this salad it’s flavour, and the honey-thyme dressing ties that all together. Yumm!

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Apple pear cake (Honey instead of sugar!)

A delicious apple pear cake, sweetened with honey instead of sugar. Less guilty but still super tasty, comforting and satisfying!

A delicious apple pear cake, sweetened with honey instead of sugar. Less guilty but still super tasty, comforting and satisfying!

Woohoo, all people with a sweet tooth unite! Dessert is my favourite part of the meal, and I will never turn down a piece of pie or cake 😉 Who’s with me? Today I share one of my baking experiments, namely an apple pear cake!

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Chai poached pears

Chai poached pears are a delicious variety to the regular poached pears. They are comforting, sweet, and simply delicious!

Chai poached pears are a delicious variety to the regular poached pears. They are comforting, sweet, and simply delicious!

I don’t know about you guys , but when it’s winter or fall the first thing I start craving are my moms poached pears. The perfect uplifting, sweet and tasty side dish! I decided to try and make some myself, but with my own twist: Chai spices.

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Easy chilli con carne + video

Chilli con carne is a delicious meaty dish that can easily be made from scratch. This video shows you exactly how! Don’t forget to subscribe 🙂

Super easy chilli con carne with easy how-to video.

It’s time to remake one of my favourite recipes into a video! Chilli con carne is such an easy and delicious dish: any beginning cook can totally impress with this simple recipe! Includes easy how-to video.

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Broccoli beef dinner casserole with mushrooms + video

Love easy yet super delicious dinner recipes? Then this broccoli beef dinner casserole with mushrooms is the one for you! Includes easy how-to video.

Love easy yet super delicious dinner recipes? Then this broccoli beef dinner casserole with mushrooms is the one for you! Includes easy how-to video.

Cold days and gloomy, dark nights ask for some warming comfort food. One of my favourite winter dishes is, for sure, dinner casserole! It’s super easy and very customizable, too. Have leftover mushrooms? Why not add them!

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Chai sugar syrup

A super simple Chai sugar syrup made with spices, water and sugar. Can be used to flavour cake, pie, oatmeal, pancakes, ice cream, drinks and so much more!

Chai sugar syrup to flavour cake, oatmeal, pancakes, ice cream, drinks and so much more! @VivianSAAC

If there’s anything Chai spices remind me of, it’s the weather getting colder. When I drink a cup of Chai tea (Chai latte!) I find myself dreaming of leaves turning bright yellow, orange, brown or red. My mind wanders off to the last time we had snow here in the Netherlands, and I get the sudden urge to light some candles and snuggle up with a blanket 😉 Because I don’t always have time to brew some Chai tea from scratch, I’ve decided to make a batch of Chai sugar syrup.

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Roasted butternut squash soup with rosemary

Roasted butternut squash soup is a delicious recipe perfect for Fall or Winter. It’s lighter than the regular pumpkin soup, yet really comforting!

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So many pumpkin recipes, yet so little squash. I think it’s time to hero this vegetable in a delicious, comforting and warming soup!

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Chicken meatball and bell pepper skillet

Chicken meatballs, bell pepper and many more delicious flavours are combined into one skillet casserole. Includes super simple how-to video!

Chicken meatballs, bell pepper and many more delicious flavours are combined into one skillet casserole. Includes super simple how-to video!

Quite the mouthful, but it was so damn delicious! I bought a new cast-iron pan, which I wanted to test desperately… I decided to swap my idea for chicken burgers and make these delicious chicken meatballs instead. Actually, even though it’s really tasty it’s super simple! And I included a little video 😉

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