VEGAN LEMON POPPY SEED CUPCAKES WITH LEMON CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

I love the fresh smell of zested lemons. The freshness just really lifts my spirit. One of my favourite flavour combinations with lemons is poppyseeds. Not only do the flavours go well together, I think that incorporating poppy seeds in recipes adds that extra bit of crunch. In this cup cake recipe, I used quite…

REVIEW: vive vegan protein bars

I know it is not “Veganuary” anymore, but I am (mostly) vegan anyway, so when I came across this add for a new vegan protein bar, I had to try it. Vive is a brand that offers protein powders, protein bites and protein bars. Recently, they had an offer to try their three flavours of…

REVIEW: the pink or ruby KitKat #mybreak

I was just shopping for some snacks at my local convenience store (the AH to go), when I came across the chocolate section, a.k.a. the danger zone. Even though I normally prefer dark chocolate, because of the flavour and because it is slightly healthier, I couldn’t resist this pink KitKat. Something in me just wanted…

RECIPE (TRY-OUT): crispy baked edamame beans

I have seen recipes all over the place for crispy roasted chickpeas, which is a nice crunchy, high-protein snack. Not too long ago however, I got a packet of roasted edamame beans at a AH to go (a small supermarket, often located on Dutch railway stations). That inspired me to try if I could use…