Sugar cravings after a meal? How to fight them off.

Sugar cravings licorice root candy

When I’m out dining my first glance at the menu goes straight to the dessert section. If there is no dessert option (or just an uninspiring version of Costco ice cream) you will see a disappointed face and dropping shoulders. A meal is not a meal without a sweet finish. At home a tiny square […]

Whole grain or whole wheat bread – the fine difference

whole wheat grain bread

Be prepared. You are about to get a scientific bread degree. You will be introduced to the fine but important difference between whole wheat bread and whole grain bread. It’s going to be a bit complicated. It’s the strategy of the bread makers (I won’t call them bakers). Their goal is to confuse you. You […]

Milk is for babies? A review of the nutritional information

cows milk glass bottle

Milk was the first food every one of us enjoyed in our lives. It was always custom-made and fresh. It had the perfect temperature and the nutritional content was tailored to our needs. It was served immediately upon request and sometimes came with a soothing rocking chair motion. When there was milk, there was mom […]

Spring detox for better health – Part 2

Juice cleanse detox

In case you’ve missed my detox adventure and ordeal during the first two days of my juice cleanse, I recommend you start here with Day 1 and Day 2. Day 3 or where my pulse drops and I become the Duracell bunny If I would have been smart and would have picked the 3 day […]

27 things you can do for a daily detox

Detox daily, Healthy

Ok, after this blog post we are now a little suspicious, that a toxin build-up is responsible for our weight gain and brain fog. What you can do for daily detox. First of all we can try to reduce the amount of new toxins coming in. That will give the body some time to catch […]

Are you still serving pesticides with your dinner?

Organic, pesticides, The Dirty Dozen

Working on a potato harvester requires fast decision making abilities. If you care for every little piece of produce that soil creates, this might be a challenge. My mom especially wanted to rescue them all. The small ones, the huge ones, the buckled ones, and the ones, that living creatures of the field had already […]