Thai Curry

Thai Curry   Serves: 5-6 (depending on how big the portions are)   Hi Refined Rebel, this curry is our go to curry when we’d like to heat our body up after a cold winter’s day. It can open up your nose and throat if you’ve been dealing with congestion. I also love this dish […]

Healing Congee

Healing Congee   Serves: 6   Hi Refined Rebel, when I was little my mom used to make congee whenever we came down with a cold or flu. Often she would make one with white rice and sliced beef, marinated with a lot of black pepper and a bit of fish sauce. To make the […]

“Banh Xeo” Vietnamese Crepes

“Banh Xeo” Vietnamese Crepes   Hi Refined Rebel, what was the food culture at your home? I remember that my mom’s friends came over quite a lot during the weekends. They’d come from all over the Netherlands. They were friends she either met during her stay in a refugee camp in Thailand, or friends she […]

Veggie Miso Soup

Veggie Miso Soup   Serves: 4, refrigerates: 1 day   Hi Refined Rebel, some days call for a simple yet nutritional soup. This soup is easy on the stomach and great for the gut due to the miso paste. In Japan, people begin their day with a bowl of miso soup. They believe it energises […]

Summer Veggie Bowl

Summer Veggie Bowl   Serves: 4   Hi Refined Rebel, when the temperature is rising, whether within or around you during summer, eating light and cooling food can help to keep yourself cool. This is why I created this Summer Veggie Bowl, to help bring these elements to your system. If you notice your body […]

Easy Buddha Bowl

Easy Buddha Bowl   Serves: 4     Hi Refined Rebel, this Buddha bowl is not only easy to make and quickly done, it is also a great booster for gut health. The kimchi in this recipe has you covered. Kimchi is a traditional Korean side dish. It consists of fermented and salted vegetables. There […]

Earthy Sweet Potato Soup

Earthy Sweet Potato Soup   Serves: 6, refrigerates: up to one day   Hi Guru, “eat yourself into balance”. Within THE CHAKRA SYSTEM, our second or sacral chakra is associated with emotional balance, creativity and sensuality. The color that belongs to this chakra is orange. When I do a chakra healing with people, I sometimes bring […]

Green Detox Roasted Veggie Bowl

Green Detox Roasted Veggie Bowl   Serves: 4     Hi Refined Rebel, whenever I feel stuck figuratively or literally speaking, I make this dish. This veggie bowl contains cruciferous vegetables and leafy greens that help your body detox. Whereas the root vegetables might help you to ground or feel more connected to yourself. According […]

Rainbow Springrolls

Rainbow Springrolls   Serves: 4   Hi Refined Rebel, this is an all-time favorite here in our family. No matter who I introduce this dish to, adults and kids seem to enjoy it just as much as we do. If you are unfamiliar with this dish, all I can say to you is, get creative, […]