A Breakfast Story

Yes, we finally did it! We are super excited to publish our first post (of hopefully many) on “A Breakfast Story” blog. In this first post we will give you some detailed information on how the idea of this blog started and the motivation that fuels us to share it with you. Since we met…

Peanut & Chocolate Overnight Oats

If you usually have the Monday blues (we know the feeling), this recipe will definetily lift up your Monday morning! As the name suggests, you make them ahead and leave them in the fridge overnight, ready to grab and go in the morning. We usually recicle old peanut butter jars to carry them. Not only…

How do we feed 10 billion people by 2050? Part I

The question about the future of our planet. There is a big shortfall between the amount of food we produce today and the amount needed to feed everyone in 2050. There will be nearly 10 billion people on Earth by 2050—about 3 billion more mouths to feed than there were in 2010. As incomes rise,…

Banana Bread

Happy New Year Everyone! We hope you all enjoyed some down time with your loved ones and are as excited as we are for what awaits in 2019! This recipe is one of those we consider as weekend-tradition already, thanks to my gorgeous friend Inês Martins that gave us the hint and a simple recipe….

8 Fruits & Veggies that are in season for Christmas

Finally we found the time to continue on our blog after our gorgeous holidays in Colombia and Panama. We are very sorry for the break but we promise we will write a blog post soon about the culinary part of the vacation so you also benefit from our well-being! So yesterday was Saturday and like…

Warming Caramelised Apple Oats

Autumn is here and we are so excited about it! We love the colors, the seasonal fruits and veggies, the leaves falling down, colder mornings (but still not that cold!) and the fact that we are going on holidays soon! (sorry, but not sorry) These oats are the perfect Autumn recipe. They are so fulfilling,…

What We should Eat – Part 2: Whole Grains

A little heads up of this article: Always choose whole grains over refined grains! If you would like to get a little more information about the – WHY – then you’re very welcome to enjoy reading a little bit further. Since whole grain is an essential part of the “Harvard Eating Plate”, (check out What…

Overnight Chia Pudding

Chia pudding is so easy to make and can have so many variations that you will never get sick of it! This one is a basic recipe which you can then adapt according to what’s in your fridge or freezer. You prepare it the night before, pour it into a glass pot (we use old…

Avocado Toast

Who isn’t crazy about avocado? Here comes one of our favourite savory breakfast dishes. Just mash it, season it and that’s it! Nutrition facts: Avocado The avocado consists of 73% water, 15% fat, 8.5% carbohydrates and 2% protein. The carbohydrates consist mainly of fiber, and very little sugar. They also contain FODMAPs, short chain carbs…

Granola meets Açaí

One of our all time favourite breakfast bowls is Açaí with granola. We could seriously dive into this every day. The first time we got in touch with this beatuiful fruit Açaí was in Brazil, in Rio de Janeiro. What is Açaí? Açaí is a tropical berry that grows in the Brazilian rainforest and is…

What We should Eat – Part 1: Fruits & Veggies

“What should I eat today?” most people ask themselves that question at least three times a day. Usually what many (including us) do then to answer this question is to think about our breakfasts, lunches and dinners from the days before. So for example: “What about making a lasagna for dinner?” – “Nope, had that for…