Weight control: Foods to Avoid & Foods to Eat to Prevent Obesity // PREVENTION

The holiday season might be a strange time to write about limiting calorie intakes but, sharing my ideas and knowledge about obesity is important, no matter the season. (For those of you who want to detox during the holiday, I found a cool and tasty way to do that here). Obesity is the dangerous future for all of … More Weight control: Foods to Avoid & Foods to Eat to Prevent Obesity // PREVENTION

Dieting 101: 13 Effective Ideas for Happy Dieting

DURING ONE OF MY EVENING SHIFTS AT THE HOSPITAL, we were all craving a snack. You know that feeling – it’s 11pm, you’re awake, you’re hungry. All the healthy snacks were already gone when, to everyone’s delight, one of the nurses pulled out a bag of M&Ms! Another nurse asked me: “Shouldn’t you be avoiding … More Dieting 101: 13 Effective Ideas for Happy Dieting

Panzanella Salad with Tomatoes, Olives & Basil

STALE BREAD SHOULD NEVER GO TO WASTE AGAIN! Panzanella is a Tuscan summer specialty based on bread and tomatoes – and it’s absolutely delicious! It’s actually a super healthy meal, full of fresh ingredients, low in calories and rich in nutrients. Just the process of making it will make you feel like an Italian God/ess, as … More Panzanella Salad with Tomatoes, Olives & Basil

Traditional Dutch Split Pea Soup with Organic Sausage

SPLIT PEA SOUP is a traditional winter soup in The Netherlands. It has many health benefits since it’s stuffed with veggies – split peas (excellent source of fibre and minerals), leek (vitamin K, vitamin B6), carrots (excellent source of beta-carotene and good against heart disease), onions (help prevent osteoporosis), and turnip celery (rich in fiber … More Traditional Dutch Split Pea Soup with Organic Sausage

Healthy Lasagna

This healthy lasagna tastes yummy but actually contains lots more vegetables than you would guess! Garfield would have eaten it up in a flash – and so will your kids! 🙂 This is also a dairy free lasagna recipe, making this lasagna way less caloric and way more healthy than your regular alternative. Ingredients Serves … More Healthy Lasagna