Disease and Illness Prevention

Spicy Thai peanut soup

I’ve visited Thailand a few years ago. While there, I became a huge fan of spicy peanut soup. Last week, when I spotted a good quality peanut butter in the grocery store, I just HAD to make a soup with it! A “good quality” peanut butter is one that is made with peanuts only. It […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Nutrition

Lentil, herb and mango salad

Lentils, lentils…who likes lentils!? I sure do, especially when I need to replenish my iron stores. Rich in iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, protein and antioxidants, lentils are so good for you. They are a vegetarian or vegan’s best friend. However, when a lentil dish is as fragrant and tasty as this one, even meat eaters […]

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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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Disease and Illness Prevention, Nutrition

Crispy tasty tofu

If you are vegetarian, vegan or just want to cut down on your meat intake, tofu can be part of your healthy diet. Tofu is made from fermented soya beans. It is rich in protein, iron, fiber and calcium. In addition, it contains all essential amino acids and other important minerals and vitamins. Tofu also […]

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