De-stress at Work in 5 Quick Steps | MINDSTYLE

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Are you looking for a quick way to de-stress?

We all know that feeling when your schedule is jam-packed and you just can’t seem to catch a break. You feel on edge and might even experience physical pains like headaches and neck-pains. Your body is sending out signals to you: THIS IS TOO MUCH. How do you deal with this? As everyone could use a quick technique to de-stress, I’m sharing this 5-step method today.

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Quick Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rich, chewy chocolate chip cookies ready in less than 30 minutes! Throw them straight in the oven from the bowl and you’re set. Glass of milk mandatory 😉

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Brr.. It’s so cold right now in The Netherlands. To be honest, the weather isn’t too bad for this time of the year but we recently found out the heating of our apartment isn’t working. Restoring will cost us a couple of hundred euros. Now, the costs isn’t even our biggest problem. Nope. Because we have floor heating, we’ll have to remove everything from our apartment to be able to restore the heating/floor… That’s a whole lot of time and work! And as we’re planning on buying a house in the near future, we decided to die of cold (okay that’s over-dramatic lol) for one winter rather than investing time, money ánd effort on an apartment that’s rental. I guess less heating is better for the environment too so win-win? Hehe… Also, we discovered the heat of our oven is able to keep our living room (open kitchen) semi-warm so it looks like I’ll have to do some extra baking this winter. What a disappointment, huh? 😉  Read more

BBQ Chicken Nachos

My boyfriend and I are usually both quite busy throughout the week. That’s why we try to spend quality time in the weekends. Whenever “movie night” is planned, this is one of my (and his) FAVORITE dishes: BBQ chicken nachos. Easy, quick and super super delicious. Guaranteed crowd pleaser. This is one recipe you can’t miss.

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My gosh, doesn’t this photo looks GORGEOUS? As I’m writing this, I’m salivating all over again. And you are too. I know it. Don’t be shy to admit it 😉 Now, I’ve shared my Asian Style Nachos with you guys before, but today’s nachos might be my new favorite. BBQ-sauce, chicken and lots of good melty cheese. Oh, and don’t forget the sour cream. Sour cream is love. Tell me, who can resist this? In addition, nachos are so e-a-s-y to make. Really, trust me. By adding just a couple of ingredients, you turn simple (boring) chips into a true foodgasm. Just check out the 2 min video down below ↓↓↓ This is perfect for movie-nights, as a party snack or (if you’re in a crazy mood) for dinner. Anything is possible, if you just believe (who can tell me which movie that is? 😀 )

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Pork and Cabbage Dumplings

These homemade pork and cabbage dumplings are perfect to serve as a snack or for lunch with other dim sum dishes. Pan-fry these in some oil or steam for a healthier version.

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It’s dumpling time again! There’s just something about dumplings that make me so excited (and hungry). Especially pan-fried dumplings (pot-stickers). It’s probably the crunchy part that makes me go wild. I’m a sucker for crunchy. How about you? I mean, don’t get me wrong: Steamed dumplings are definitely good too and they make me feel a bit healthier when I eat them instead of pan-fried hehe… But biting into a soft filling and hitting that golden brown crunchy bottom.. Oh man, that’s drugs on a plate, right there. Somebody better call the police. Honestly, everyone has to try pan-fried dumplings at least once in their life. It’s super easy and just about any dumpling can be pan-fried.  Read more

INSTANT Vietnamese Beef Pho (TO GO)

Simplified instant AND to-go version of Vietnamese Beef Pho (noodlesoup). Complete salt-control and fresh ingredients. Best option if you’re craving an awesome noodlesoup, but are too lazy to spend time in the kitchen. Great to take to work for lunch too.

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Hello fellow food-lovers! For the past few days I’ve been studying for an important test. You might’ve noticed the lack of recipes/posts and my absence on Facebook. However, I’m proud to say: I passed the test! I have 6 more tests coming up, but I’ll try to keep my blogging as consistent as possible. Anyway, what have you been up to? 

Today I’m back with one of the most exciting recipes I’ve shared so far. My dad is probably going to kill me for this recipe, but I’m so happy to share it with you guys! It’s easy, super delicious and you can even take it to go (just like this oatmeal mix)! I’m talking about INSTANT Vietnamese Beef Pho right here! Yes, you read that right, PHO!! Vietnamese noodle soup. Did you know I love love love noodles? Instant ramen, homemade udon, delicious soba stir fry, cheat curry noodle soup… You name it, I’ll eat it. Just like today’s recipe. Make it ahead in a mason jar and you can enjoy hot homemade noodle soup at work. PHO at work! My life is complete! Read more