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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Red lentil and bell pepper soup

A delicious and light soup made with red lentils and bell pepper. Lentil is such an easy ingredient, and affordable too! Perfect for Fall or Winter.

A delicious and light soup made with red lentils and bell pepper. Lentil is such an easy ingredient, and affordable too! Perfect for Fall or Winter.

The first thing that comes to mind when I’m cold: soup. I can’t be the only one! Nothing beats a bowl of hot, comforting and filling soup when you’ve been outside all day, and this lentil and bell pepper soup is now officially one of my favourite varieties.

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Homemade chicken broth

Make your own delicious vegetable chicken broth with this recipe! All natural ingredients, and great for using leftovers too. | Stay Alive and Cooking

Make your own delicious vegetable chicken broth with this recipe! All natural ingredients, and great for using leftovers too. | Stay Alive and Cooking

One of the things I’ve found to be most rewarding in cooking is making everything from scratch. This homemade chicken broth is perfect to add flavour to soups, sauces or stews, or to simply enjoy at lunch! It’s super easy as well: you just toss some ingredients in a pan with water and wait. Oh, and it’s super customizable!

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Fennel and tomato soup

This comforting yet light and refreshing soup is a great alternative to the regular tomato soup. | Stay Alive and Cooking

This comforting yet light and refreshing soup is a great alternative to the regular tomato soup. And it's vegan, too! | Stay Alive and Cooking

I love tomato soup. And I also love cooking with ingredients I wouldn’t normally use, like fennel. The fennel adds a fresh touch to the soup, which goes great with the sweet tomatoes. It’s not overpowering at all, and I ended up really liking it!

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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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Puff pastry breadsticks | budget-proof challenge

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I love a good soup. There are so many options, I like to prepare a different soup every week! However, sometimes it’s not enough as a dinner so you’ll have to add something like a piece of bread or… breadsticks!

I’ve got this great and simple recipe that I prepared in a few minutes with some puff pastry, cheese and sesame seeds. We ate these together with the vegetable soup recipe I posted yesterday. How easy is that?!

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