You know those foods that you always make sure you keep around? Yup, you know the ones, those I would consider my food staples. They are foods I will replace the minute they run out and ideally, I’d make sure I keep a few backups as well just in case. From fruits and vegs to some grains and other products that I can’t live without: these are my food staples.
One of my favorite ingredients to chuck into a salad? Smoked salmon. It is just a great way to add some protein to a meal and to add lots and lots of flavor. Today I’m talking you through some of my favorite combinations.
Smoked salmon salad
This time of year, I love a good smoothie. I always try to make mine filling so they can substitute entire meals. Over the years, I’ve tried many different recipes and combinations and I have come to find a couple that I like the most.
I used to take daily pictures of my plates of food, but lately I mostly just forget. This is why this overview spans what I ate in the past 6 months or so, starting in early December. That is a long period of time, so this by no means is an exact representation of the foods I eat. Nowadays I tend to photograph meals which are a touch more special, meaning that extravagant cheesecake I baked or that time I went out for an American breakfast. Here are the meals I thought were shareworthy.
Enjoying a frozen Butterbeer near Hogwarts Castle @ Universal Studios
I’ve really been trying to be more diligent about my eating patterns again. After having dabbled in low carbing, and going completely wheat free, things improved greatly and I found that I could eat anything I want again without too much discomfort. But that did mean that I went a little overboard. So late last summer I decided I needed a complete overhaul. I started working our more again and I made a point of eating food I love, while cooking regular meals and having the occasional treat as well. That’s why I thought it would be good to show you what I roughly buy on a weekly basis when I get my groceries. I hope you enjoy!
A recent food shop
I love my comfort food and from time to time I like to cook up a feast in the form of hamburgers. But where I would usually make that with a bun and loads of different toppings, I figured that you could easily change things up. Inspired by a Blogilates recipe, I decided to replace the bun for a roasted portobello mushroom and some sauteed onions on the side. This makes a great, quick and easy recipe for the weekend.
A healthy cake? When I spotted this recipe, I knew I had to try it. I’ve been meaning to do some more baking again, but I just haven’t had the time to find new recipes to try. Until I spotted this that is. I found it on a random health website, which linked to this one, where you can find the original recipe in Dutch. I adapted it to fit my own needs and came out with this: a delicious yet healthy banana-coconut cake.
Healthy banana-coconut cake