Tag: summer

My Sexy Summer Detox

So here is how it started… I had a shitty day. It happens to everyone. Sometimes it’s easy to think you are not good enough at life…at least for me…it’s one of the horrible parts about knowing so many talented people (but hello! not completely complaining here…it’s also a huge privilege!). I love my parents for always praising me when I was…

Tuinbonen…or fresh fava bean and red onion salad

Welcome to the second edition of stuff Dutch people eat, Hungry Lifetarian-style. As promised, I am going to try my best to make grocery shopping a little bit more accessible for expats (especially my own peeps, the ‘Mericans). So tell me, has this been you? Waking up with fresh food in mind and an empty fridge, you bike through the tourists…

Summer Love Melon Smoothie

If you have been following my blog, you know that I started eating super healthy, and living like a good vegan gal should in March 2013. My experience in the beginning was exactly what everyone told me it would be: loads of energy, beautiful skin, feeling great about myself, etc. I couldn’t have made my transition if it weren’t for…

Top 5 summer hotspots for Amsterdammers

If you are looking for summer hotspots in Amsterdam simply by googling “things to do in Amsterdam”…I’m sorry. That really makes me sad for you. Van Gogh museum, Rijksmuseum, Vondelpark (this one is still ok), Red light district, coffee shops…. ENOUGH! If you want to have fun like a Dammer, you need to first think like a Dammer. This means…

Spicy fried chick-un style tofu

Life is full of goosebumps. Of course there are the moments when you literally have your hair standing on end, like when it’s cold or you have a fever. Goosebumps involuntarily develop as a response to fear, awe, pleasure, euphoria, admiration, and sexual arousal.  But I believe there are also moments when you figuratively have them. Making an inventory of…