Keeping nutrition and physical activity balanced is crucial in maintaining (or restoring) a healthy body that is fit, free of pain and houses a happy mind. Specifically, good nutrition has the potential to prevent and reduce chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, bone fractures, some cancers, dementia and even Alzheimer’s disease. Good nutrition even helps with skin issues, nail and hair growth. Last but not least, a balanced nutrition and active lifestyle improves mood and decreases depression and anxiety. The case for balanced eating habits is strong – now let’s see what that means.
Guinness Cupcakes with Boozy Frosting
I love boozy desserts! This is my go-to recipe for rich, dark chocolate cupcakes for an adult gathering. PS: for the frosting either use Baileys Irish Cream, Bourbon or Tequila 😉Continue reading
Chia Seed Banana Pudding with Yogurt and Cinnamon
Whether for breakfast, as a snack or dessert – this superfood chia seed pudding is easy to make, versatile and even toddler approved. No added sugar, rich in protein, gluten free. Make a batch and keep it on hand.Continue reading
Crispy Broccoli Sesame Rice with Scallions and Egg
This recipe is perfect for a quick lunch, make-ahead and brown bag or weekday dinner as it’s literally prepared in minutes. Use up that leftover rice and frozen broccoli that’s been sitting in the back of the freezer for too long.Continue reading
Not only in winter, but constantly, our immune system fights off intruders such as bacteria, viruses or hazardous substances by a process called inflammation. It also uses this process chronically when there is no foreign invader and harms our own body. This can lead to coronary heart disease, diabetes and dementia. The right supporting foods can help keeping our body healthy for longer.Continue reading
As a parent you’re dealing with so much uncertainty, angst and confusion about pretty much everything around your child. Feeding them is one of those challenges. But it doesn’t need to be a source of daily stress. Here are a few tips that might help you raise a healthy eater for a lifetime.Continue reading
Quinoa, Spinach, Tomato, Egg & Greens Bowl
This is the perfect lunch bowl. Good veggies and greens, toasty grains, jammy egg and crunchy almonds balanced with balsamic vinaigrette. Make it ahead, pack it for lunch!Continue reading
Achieve and maintain optimal training results with the right foods, eaten at the right time. Read on for a comprehensive guide to optimal nutrition when exercising.
This pancake recipe is so easy and quickly to make that you might even be able to cook it on a weekday morning before having coffee. It’s chewy, crunchy and the sweetness is just right. No sugar, no flour. Make it!Continue reading
Preparing baby puree is as easy as eating pie, or at least as preparing a smoothie. All you need is a good blender or food processor and ice cube trays for storage. You can replace any veggies, fruit, protein or grains for the ones listed and will still get a great puree. And don’t be afraid to add herbs and spices – they enhance the food’s flavor! The sky’s the limit.