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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Uncategorized

Beluga black lentils and red quinoa

I love eating fresh and minimally processed foods. However, eating well often requires preparation and a certain amount of planning. Of course, if you work during the week, it isn’t always easy to get your act together in the kitchen. When I come home from work, I try to avoid the trap of reaching out […]

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Nutrition

Creamy vegan mushroom stroganoff

This creamy and savoury mushroom stroganoff sauce is made in a large skillet or wok. For a fresh taste, I like to whip up my own cashew cream on the side. Cashew cream is fast and simple to make. All that you need are raw cashews, water and a small blender or Nutribullet and in […]

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