Welcome to Gourmet Spoonie!

My name is Katz. Daan Katz. I love food. I love cooking.

Picture by Dory Aling

I love life.

I also happen to be a wheelchair user and a Spoonie, so I know from personal experience how hard it can be to take good care of yourself when your pain levels are through the roof and your fatigue is weighing you down like nobody’s business.

That’s why I decided to create this website. To help other Spoonies take back their lives. Because there are ways. They’re not always easy, but they are there.

Let me take you by the hand and show you.

The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach

Humorous Saying

Recent posts

  • To prep, or not to prep

    November 4, 2019 by

    … that is the question. Whether it’s nobler to prep and suffer under the pressure of your knives and spoons, or take arms against a kitchen full of food… I’m kidding. But then again, I’m not. If you’re anything like me, you’ve watched dozens – if not hundreds – of those meal prep videos, where… Read more

  • Oven Roasted Veggies

    February 19, 2020 by

    I love oven roasted veggies and almost always make them during a meal prep session as they are easy, tasty and versatile. They’re so easy, I don’t even have a real recipe for them. I also won’t be giving you exact amounts, because that really depends on what you want and how much you’ll be… Read more

  • Party Time

    February 18, 2020 by

    Saturday was my birthday. Instead of staying home and having guests, I decided I’d rather spend the day at Efteling, one of the oldest theme parks of the world. Older than Disneyland. And better, of course. I first went to Efteling when I was very young, and the park consisted of little more than the… Read more

  • Sweet pea brownies

    February 11, 2020 by

    Happy Chocolate Tuesday! And yes, you read that right. Sweet pea brownies. It’s no typo. There’s sweet peas in these brownies. And you won’t even taste them. There’s also cherry jam in them. You will taste that. And you can totally eat them for breakfast. It’s what I did the other day. Now, did I… Read more

  • Avocado Mayonnaise

    January 31, 2020 by

    This avocado mayonnaise is a simple, yet elegant companion to your oven roasted veggies, chips, crisps and whatnot. Ingredients 1 small avocado, or ½ medium sized avocado ½ cup of vegan mayonnaise juice of ½ a lemon garlic, salt and pepper to taste Directions Cut avocado in half vertically. Twist halves until one half detaches… Read more

  • Meal Prep January 2020

    January 29, 2020 by

    No energy, no shopping done. I had to make do with what I still had in the house. But I still wanted to do my weekly meal prep. Let’s jump right in, shall we? First things first. I wrote a list. I soaked 1 cup of white beans overnight. The next morning I got out… Read more

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