Hungry and angry or radiant and nourished?

What would you rather be? Hungry and angry or radiant and nourished?

I used to be a constant dieter. I calorie counted, I had a cup of coffee and boiled egg for breakfast, I replaced my meals with the powdered stuff. You name it – I did it. All in the name of losing weight and getting skinny.

All that came at a price – I was hungry and angry all…

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Give up chocolate?? What?????

There are very few people I know, who don’t like chocolate. For a lot of people it’s a go to pick me up, a treat, and sugar fix. And good quality chocolate in moderation can bring amazing benefits, so you can actually consider it a healthy food.

But today we are not boasting chocolate’s greatness. Today we are taking about giving chocolate up for the whole month. WHAT????? Did I…

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We have a winner!

Thank you everyone for taking time to talk to me about What bugs you and frustrates you about weight loss. I’m so grateful to each and everyone of you for being so open and generous. I now definitely have a lot of food of thought and can’t wait to use it all to create better content for you.

You guys are the best! 

Without further delay – the lucky winner is…….

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What do I eat?

The question I get asked the most often is: “so what do you eat“? I usually answer with a simple EVERYTHING, but that doesn’t cut it in most cases. So I thought today I give you a sneak peak into my day on the plate.

I eat mostly plant based diet, but every now and again – I enjoy eggs. This is my favourite way to have eggs:

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5 practices to set your self-love on fire

Yes, Valentine’s Day is over, but you’re not off the hook. We’ll continue to talk about love for just a little bit longer. Yes, my friend and will talk about the all-important, and so easily neglected, self – love.

Contrary to the popular belief self-love is not selfish. In order to take care of your loved ones, your job, your duties and responsibilities, you have to be in a good…

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Power couples to invite to your plate

Valentine’s weekend is coming up, just in case you didn’t notice, so I thought it would be a great to talk couples. And the pairings I am talking about here are food pairings – the foods we should eat together to maximise nutritional intake.

  1. Turmeric and pepper.

There is a reason why black pepper is an ingredient in any curry…

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How to navigate a dinner party with special dietary requirements

When I first went full-time vegetarian (for me it was a process that took about 10 years), I found it difficult to attend dinner parties. I felt guilty when my friends went through so much trouble to cook a beautiful meal, which I wouldn’t be able to eat. I used to keep myself invisible and filled up on potatoes. As you can imagine, this tactic didn’t go down well…

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I feel like having some soup

My sister and I sat at a kitchen table yesterday, working, and at lunchtime she said: “I feel like having some soup”. Simple enough, but there was no soup to be had.

Those, who know me well, know that saying something like this means a call to action. So action I took and I am quite proud of this one. It has just enough spice to balance the sweetness of the…

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When life hands you lemons, come to my kitchen

When life hands you lemons (or you bring some from Italy), you definitely want to preserve some of them.

And yes – I brought lemons from Italy. And yes, I know, I can easily buy them in the supermarket down the street, but I always bring food back from my travels. Consider it a practical and edible souvenir.

Today I invite you into my kitchen and together we are preserving lemons. Fun!…

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