5 excuses that keep you from changing your eating habits

Before we started Mindful-Munching, I tried to do some food consulting for my family and friends. To my dismay, they weren't very interested. Whenever I started to talk enthusiastically about changing eating habits, they kept changing the topic. They felt like they...

Can I make exceptions to my regular food plan?

There's a local pop-up doughnut shop, Debrodnik's, that I've been stalking on Twitter for quite some time. Since a doughnut contains all the things I can't eat (wheat, sugar, dairy), I simply admire the yummy pics on Twitter. Plus, even if I was to go to their pop-up...

Cauliflower and Chick-Pea Curry with Cilantro and Lime

I'm always on the lookout for easy recipes that use simple ingredients I have on hand. Cauliflower is a staple for me, it is so versatile, but I'm getting a little bored with it. I need a new recipe, so when I stumbled upon this one in our local paper, The Record, I...

How haute-cuisine helps us to eat mindfully

I live in the city of food - Berlin, Germany - where you get food from around the world. Supper clubs have become incredibly popular, there are food fairs, numerous markets, even fast food stalls have become major tourist attractions. And of course, there...

Tiger nuts – the super healthy alternative to flour and nuts

Do you enjoy trying out new recipes and discovering new ingredients? I love it, and lucky me, my mother-in-law likes to give healthy ingredients as presents. Have you ever heard about the tiger nut? I hadn't until this past Christmas, so I didn't know how to use the...

Banana mini muffins – wheat free, refined sugar free

After giving up wheat and refined sugars, I've been looking for a good muffin recipe to satisfy my occasional desire for a baked treat. I've also been looking for a muffin recipe that was toddler approved and nut-free if I wanted to send them in a school lunch. I've...

Pick a protein to start your day

I'll admit it, I used to skip breakfast all the time. Now that I'm older, and wiser, I know better - it's now my favourite meal of the day 🙂 I've loved eating cereal for breakfast since I was a kid. I would always sit at the table and read the side of the cereal box,...

5 Tips on how to give in to cravings in a healthy way

During our pregnancies, we’re told to care for ourselves, indulge in positive experiences, meet other positive pregnant ladies and feed on healthy foods. Crazy normal life usually looks different - you are a working woman, your boss wants you to finish the important...

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