January 16, 2019

So many things suffer during the holidays: our relationship with our partner, bed time for the kids, and our digestion - to name just a few. Our digestion works extra hard with all the sudden holiday foods and drinks thrown at it that we usually try to avoid throughout...

February 21, 2018

Activated charcoal is definitely the newest health trend. You may have seen black detox lemonades pop up, that are supposed to cleanse your digestive tract. And in a way they do... let's look at what activated charcoal does for you. 

First of all, activated charcoa...

September 22, 2016

Mmmh Sauerkraut... you either love it or you hate it. As a German, it is in my blood to love it :-). Every fall I make a big batch of sauerkraut to add to my daily lunch and dinner bowls. Sauerkraut is an amazing source of healthy bacteria - also called probioticsThe...

September 13, 2016

The other night I was working away when a massive sweet craving hit me. I needed something sweet, something warming, something comforting, STAT! In these times of need I usually whip up a creamy chunky monkey chocolate smoothie, answer my cravings with a sweet popsicle...

September 8, 2016

With dropping temperatures it can get harder to eat raw salads. They can get boring quickly when you use the same dressing over and over again. Trying out new dressing recipes is key. I love using different cold pressed nut and seed oils. Flaxseed is one of my favorite...

August 10, 2016

This is my go to recipe at the moment, since it comes together so quickly and is super filling. Miso is a fermented paste, made out of soy beans, bacteria cultures, and often a grain like rice or barely. While I have touched upon the subject of regular soy and its heal...

December 7, 2015

 

While I love the holidays and all the delicious foods that come with it, I do not enjoy how those foods make me feel: tired, sluggish, exhausted, lethargic, and just down. This is the typical food coma most of us fall into after indulging a bit too much. But where doe...

September 13, 2015

 

For most people, Mondays is the day to get back on a track after a weekend of perhaps letting go of some their “rules”. I always say it is absolutely fine to be a little flexible in your approach to food, especially when it comes to going out and socializing. I want t...

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