Nutrition

Tropical chia fruit cups

This morning for breakfast we had these colourful chia tropical fruit cups. Not only were they tasty, but just looking at them cheered me up, something we can all use during this difficult time with the coronavirus. I made these healthy tropical fruit cups with almond milk, a large mango, a large orange, chia seeds […]

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Nutrition

Plant-based chocolate pie

I made this plant-based chocolate pie for my husband’s birthday last week. It was delicious and went so fast that I ended up making a second one. This easy-to-make pie is decadent in a light kind of way. It’s chocolaty and creamy like pudding but not too sweet. It also holds perfectly, even without the […]

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Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Energy-boosting smoothie

After a strenuous day or intense physical exercise, this plant-based smoothie will give you a boost and help your body recover. Made with spinach, fresh fruit, hemp hearts and pea protein, one glass is packed with easy-to-digest protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and electrolytes. To give the smoothie a more well-rounded protein profile, I combined hemp […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Nutrition

Vegetarian chili

When making a vegetarian chili, how many aluminium cans do you open? Five, six, more? Making a meal from cans doesn’t appeal to me, but when fresh foods are not available, canned foods are an alternative. And when you are short on time, cans are convenient. Nonetheless, if you are trying to minimise your exposure […]

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Nutrition

Hemp Heart Granola

I’m into hemp these days. No, I’m not smoking it, I’m cooking with it. These soft edible kernels are nutritious and can be easily sprinkled on salads, cereals or other main dishes. Hemp hearts are white and green kernels found inside hemp seeds. These seeds are cultivated from hemp plants and share the same species […]

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Nutrition

Japanese noodle soup

Light and easy to digest, nutritious and satisfying … what else can I say? This Japanese noodle soup can help boost your immune system and get you through flu season. And it is delicious! The secret is the homemade vegetable stock. When I make it, I divide the stock in portions and store them in containers […]

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