Monthly Archives: August 2018

Tips for Healthy & Easy Home-Cooked Meals

IMG_5320.JPGNothing beats a home-cooked and healthy meal shared with loved ones!

As you might have read from a previous post, I’m now studying to become a Health Coach, with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. I’m learning loads everyday, which I really want to share with you.

Some would think that eating healthy is difficult, time-consuming and expensive, but I beg to differ. If I can put a healthy meal in less than 15 minutes and for little money, so can you. It’s no rocket science.

Here are a few useful tips that you can keep in mind:

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Gluten-Free Chickpea Flatbread

IMG_0036I’m not really a bread-eater anymore, but I do enjoy a homemade alternative every now and then. I’ve had chickpea flour (also called gram or besan) in my pantry for a while and never really knew what to do with it – except for falafels. So I googled “chickpea flour, bread”, and this Socca recipe came out.

Socca is a popular street food from Nice (south of France) that’s a bit like a dosa or a pancake. It’s vegan, gluten-free, high in fibre and high in protein. You can read more about the health benefits of the chickpea flour below the instructions. Continue reading

The Red Goddess

IMG_5420This red juice is a perfect pre-workout drink!

Beetroot is a super food that helps to build stamina and regulate blood pressure, detoxifies the liver, boosts energy levels and helps prevent inflammation.

On top of that, pineapple is good for the heart, it also has inflammatory properties, it combats joint pain, and strengthens the bones.

All in all ideal for athletes, but you don’t need to be one to enjoy it! (See more of the health benefits below.)

(As you can see from the picture, my cat on the other hand remains unimpressed!)

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