How governments can help us make healthy food choices // The Lancet

THE LANCET, a well-respected medical journal, published a flow-chart about what governments can do to support healthy food preferences: here. WHAT DOES IT TALK ABOUT? THE CHART SUGGESTS AN ARRAY OF MEASURES TO HELP STOP OBESITY. Governments could tax unhealthy foods and subsidise healthy food providers. Food providers could increase shelf space for healthy foods. … More How governments can help us make healthy food choices // The Lancet

Vitamin D, Diet & Exercise // Colon Cancer Prevention

HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL publishes a health letter every year. In 2014, their letter listed five steps that help prevent colorectal cancer. In this post, I will explain three of the five points mentioned. HERE’S A DIAGRAM, but I also explain all three points in detail below! Steps for Preventing Colon Cancer 1. HAVE GOOD LEVELS OF VITAMIN D  VITAMIN … More Vitamin D, Diet & Exercise // Colon Cancer Prevention

Butternut Squash & Bacon Pasta with Rocket Salad

This week’s Pumpkin Madness recipe (Pumpkin Madness is Ana’s Bananas October theme) is sage-infused butternut squash with organic bacon, green rocket salad and a bit of delicious pasta. It’s a comfort food recipe, easy to fix up on weeknights and enjoy leftovers for lunch the next day. Butternut Squash & Bacon Pasta with Rocket Salad Serves … More Butternut Squash & Bacon Pasta with Rocket Salad

Minestrone Soup with Pumpkin, Green Peas and Thyme

A MINESTRONE IS A NATIVE ITALIAN name for an everyday thick vegetable soup put together from any ingredients found in the kitchen. In this version, I combine pumpkin, green peas and thyme for a warm, slightly earty, slightly-sweet feeling. Minestrone Soup with Pumpkin, Green Peas & Thyme Prep time: 30 minutes. Serves 4.  Oil or butter for cooking, 2 … More Minestrone Soup with Pumpkin, Green Peas and Thyme

Easy Veggie & Shrimp Stir-fry with Brown Rice Noodles

AS PROMISED, here’s a delicious stir-fry recipe I had for dinner last night. 🙂 Green beans and zucchini were on offer at the supermarket – you can also choose other green veggies which you find on sale, to make this meal not only delicious but also affordable! BROWN RICE NOODLES have a lower glycemic index than … More Easy Veggie & Shrimp Stir-fry with Brown Rice Noodles

4 Easy, Tasty Dinner Recipes I Found This Week // FELLOW FOODIES ON THE INTERNET

With my recent discovery of Pinterest, and my obvious love of good food, I stumble upon GREAT recipes every time I hit the web (or public library for that matter – cook books are awwwsome). Every week, I share my finds with you here! This week, we´ve got 4 amazing dinner recipes on the menu. … More 4 Easy, Tasty Dinner Recipes I Found This Week // FELLOW FOODIES ON THE INTERNET

Mother’s Day inspired: Coconut curry with millet and asperagus

Today’s Mother’s Day couldn’t have been better spent than laughing, relaxing and cooking together with my lovely, wonderful, creative mom who is simply the bestest mom there is. Asperagus is in season now in The Netherlands, so we used this perfect timing to make a recipe using the green delight. Read on for the delightful … More Mother’s Day inspired: Coconut curry with millet and asperagus