I make my my own lunch everyday, and I couldn’t have it any other way for several reasons: I know exactly what’s in it – and since I can be a bit of a control freak, it works out quite well; it’s much cheaper than eating out; and I produce less waste. I find it…… Continue reading The (salad) lunch box or How to get organised
How? You gotta make your eyes see something that is not! It works like a charm, and I’m sure that children would be completely taken in. A few months ago, I discovered the red and green lentils pasta – you can find them in any organic store. They look like spirelli or penne, but they’re 100%…… Continue reading Let your eyes fool your stomach
Stress, anxiety, memory loss, depression… These conditions are all linked to an unhealthy lifestyle and a bad diet. It’s well-known that junk food is bad for the body and the heart, and it has been proven to have a disastrous effect on the brain. By junk food, I don’t necessarily mean McDonald’s or Pizza Hut. In the same category you’ll…… Continue reading Food, stress and depression
Diets are destined for failure. Everyone should know that. They might work on a short-term basis, but then what? The ‘egg diet’, the Atkins diet, the ‘carrot diet’, the ‘low-carb diet’, the ‘I only eating in the morning diet’, the ‘500 calories a day diet’; none of them work because none of them are sustainable. Of course…… Continue reading Diets simply don’t work
Clean eating has become my ‘food philosophy’; it has totally changed my relationship with food. Clean eating is not about dieting or counting calories, there is no guilt and no pressure. It’s all about enjoying real foods in their most simple form; vegetables, fruits, whole grains and legumes. It’s a rainbow of colours and flavours on your plate…… Continue reading What is clean eating?
‘Real’ food is the key word. There is nothing refined or processed in my clean grocery shopping list, only fresh and plant-based ingredients. You’ll see that there is no meat or fish, but that’s up to you. Don’t get me wrong, you need proteins, but you can also find them by combining grains and legumes. If possible, try…… Continue reading My clean grocery shopping list