7 Reasons why you should grow your own food

Grow your own food

Reasons why you should grow your own food Spring is knocking on our door. Our plum tree is excited as we are and full of blossoms. That eagerness reminded me of some dormant seeds that are patiently waiting in my cupboard for their turn. So it was time to get them out and to write […]

22 things you can do to boost your immune system

How to improve immune system and increase immunity

How to improve immune system function. Every second of our life an army of hostile bacteria, viruses and fungi swarm all over our skin and invade our inner passageways in an attempt to consummate an unfriendly takeover. They seek our body’s resources for themselves and want to turn it into a hatching ground for future […]

Is microwave food good or bad for you?

Convenient microwave oven

Is microwave food healthy? Is it or is it not? On days like this I wish I could have an advisory board of science professors living in my basement. While I’m still pondering and chewing on my upper lip the frozen blueberries circle the microwave unclear of their destiny. After 2 min it’s over. A […]

8 superfood powders every (non)athlete should consider eating

superfood powders energy strong

Hey you. Yes you. Pssst! Not so loud. Why am I whispering? Well, come a little closer. Are you interested in green superfood benefits? Legal performance enhancers, that kind of stuff? I got wheat (grass) and all kind of different colored superfood powders. Have a look. My 8 favourite superfood powders Maca This beige magic […]

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 […]

Why you shouldn’t go near tinned tomatoes or tomato sauce

canned tomatoes jar sauce organic

Tinned tomato sauce or tinned tomatoes are an indispensable food item. Not just when you’re in collage or university. It literally transfers any available produce immediately into an authentic looking Italian dish. A fresh spring of basil and some parmesan cheese on top e pronto! Verdura alla pizzaiola. Buon appetitio! There is a fine distinction […]

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 […]