Recipe: Red cabbage winter salad 

Red cabbage is THE winter and Christmas vegetable - it goes well with different Christmas roasts, the spices spread a nice Christmas aroma, it looks beautiful and in addition it’s full of vitamins - which is great for the winter season when everyone get’s their cold...

Healthy Pantry Must-Haves

Over the years I've found that there are certain things that I always have stocked in my refrigerator and pantry. These staples make it easy to whip up a healthy meal or snack, even when I'm short on time. I often wonder what others consider staples; so I put this...

Top 5 tips for eating out while minding food sensitivities

I love to eat out at restaurants, but it can be difficult when you have food sensitivities. I'm not talking about allergies, because that's a little more serious, but foods that give you digestive problems. Foods that I avoid for better digestion include: dairy,...

Easy Tofu Three Ways

I recently started to eat tofu in an attempt to reduce the amount of meat in my diet. In general, I’m not a huge fan of soy products, but wanted another source of protein – I was getting a little tired of eggs, beans and legumes.I looked up a few recipes online and...

Top Tips to Curb Your Cravings

Food cravings are an intense desire to consume a specific food - which is different from normal hunger. Cravings could be a physiological sign that your body is lacking in a certain nutrient; or hormones might be the driving force behind your urge to find a chocolate...

7 tips on how to enjoy your summer vacation mindfully

Vacation time is always a time for exceptions - the daily schedule is different and we don't follow the same routines we have at home. Food is always a big topic for me because I want to try the local cuisine, not to mention the fact that ice cream is around every...

What makes habit change super easy? Find your superpower!

Last year, I gave up alcohol overnight. It wasn't hard at all and I haven't been drinking for more than a year now. It's not that I didn't enjoy an occasional drink. I really like sparkling wine, beer and especially Aperol. Actually, I enjoy most drinks. I did not...

Top 5 things to look at when reading a nutrition label

My motivation for writing this post came from a recent experience where I forgot to read a nutrition label. My husband likes soy sauce and I usually buy a low-sodium version or Tamari for myself. On this occasion, I was at a different grocery store and couldn’t find...

Recipe: Scrambled banana-egg breakfast

Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day and it's my favourite meal of the day! To start the day full of motivation, we're in need of fueling food that gives us energy. This recipe has many healthy ingredients with protein, vitamins and is low-carb,...

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