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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Raw chocolate cream pie

This plant-based chocolate pie is creamy yet light, decadent yet healthy. If you like chocolate with roasted nuts and fresh fruit, you will love this pie! It’s my daughter Alexandra’s favourite dessert. I created this pie filling with 100% pure cacao powder, medjool dates, cashew cream, some maple syrup and pink grapefruit juice. The base is […]

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Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Italian pizza in a standard oven

How do you make a pizza from scratch? It might seem complicated, but once you get the hang of it, you can make it with your eyes closed. Well, almost. Someone once asked me, “Julie, you cook and eat very healthy, but do you ever eat pizza!?”  You bet I do!  And I make my […]

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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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