Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Bok Choy Soup

Bok choy, also known as leafy Chinese-cabbage, is a nutrient dense food. It is an excellent cruciferous vegetable that helps prevent cancer. Although it’s best to eat vegetables raw, from time to time, it is nice to cook or steam them. This Asian-style bok choy soup is a complete healthy meal that tastes great and […]

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Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Vegetable stock or broth?

Is it stock or broth? Lately, I’ve been using the words interchangeably. When I make vegetable stock or broth, nothing goes to waste. I don’t strain the boiled vegetables. Instead, I process them with a handheld blender straight in the pot and with the boiled water and I’m never sure if I end up with […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Artichoke, chickpea and lemon dip

I love this artichoke dip! It’s light, lemony and easy to make. Artichokes are excellent for you. They are high in antioxidants and are a rich source of vitamins, fibre and minerals. Ideally, you should boil or steam fresh artichokes and scrape out the hearts, though this can be time-consuming. An alternative is to buy the artichoke hearts marinated. Marinated artichokes have a […]

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Nutrition

Spring veggies with quinoa and hemp hearts

Asparagus and snow peas are two spring vegetables that taste great together. This spring salad with quinoa, hemp hearts and kale is packed with protein, minerals and vitamins. If your diet is plant-based, this is a complete meal for you. If you enjoy meat, try adding grilled chicken slices to the salad. Hemp hearts are highly nutritious but delicate seeds […]

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Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Oven baked french fries with dips

Here are some simple and nutritious recipe ideas that can be served as a starter, snack or side dish: oven baked french fries with red pepper and guacamole dips. Vegetarians and vegans alike may enjoy these savoury potatoes and wholesome dips as part of their main meal. Bon appétit! Oven baked french fries 600 gr potatoes (or one big […]

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