Disease and Illness Prevention, Nutrition

Lisa’s School in Samburu Kenya

I recently attended a fundraising event in the Swiss village where I live. Organised by my neighbours Lynda and Gianni Pasini, all donations went to support “Lisa’s School” in Samburu, Kenya. The school is named after the late Lisa Veron-Brunner. Samburu is a poor village in northern Kenya. Located in a semi-desert environment, the village […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Probiotic power

After a week of travelling and eating in restaurants, my daughter Alexandra and I wanted to get back on track with eating well and exercising regularly. Among the healthy meals that we put together, were fresh fruit puddings and smoothie bowls made with chia seeds and natural bifidus probiotic yoghurt. Because we don’t like the […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Nutrition

When Indian dal meets Irish stew

When I made this recipe, what started out as a vegetarian Irish stew turned into a hybrid Irish stew / Indian dal. The result was a nutritious, colourful and flavourful dish. The Indian spices with the black lentils, sumac, fresh parsley, tomatoes, glazed carrots, potatoes and a hint of cashew cream lend an earthy, savoury […]

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