Sugar substitute – My favorite “healthy” natural sweeteners

Natural sugars and sweeteners

To make it clear right at the beginning. Just because my favorite sugar substitutes are considered “healthier” than refined sugar or high-fructose corn syrup, it doesn’t mean that we can indulge. After all, they are still sugars. There is nothing “healthy” about sugar, especially in large amounts. No matter the source. It is like the […]

German insights into a very real Canadian cottage life show.

Smores and other dangers of cottage life

It is Sunday morning and I’m trapped in deep forest that surrounds a lake with astonishing clear water. No, I’m not lost. This is part of my training. I’m adapting to the Canadian cottage life. Obviously Canadians love everything that starts with c. Camping, cottage, cabin, campfire, canoe, Canucks (hockey), … My first cold turkey […]