One of the most used sugar alternatives, erythritol has been linked to blood clotting, stroke, heart attack, and even death. This is the result of a new study conducted by the Center for Cardiovascular Diagnostics and Prevention at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute and published in the journal Nature Medicine. Even though more studies […]
5 Foods to Eat in Spring – Start the New Season on a High! (with plant-based recipes)
Tiredness, lack of energy, brain fog, weight gain, insomnia, brittle nails, hair loss, and mood swings: Spring is arriving! 🌸 I bet we have all experienced, at least once, some of the most common symptoms associated with the change of season. The good news is that, by eating the right foods, we can significantly improve […]
5 foods you should eat daily in 2023! (with recipes)
January is almost at an end. What better time to have a look at our 2023 resolutions and see how far we have come? 🌈 As you might know, this year I really want to take better care of my physical and mental health. This is why I am trying to implement some easy self-care […]
Is Peanut Butter Healthy? The Good and the Bad of Peanut Butter
Peanut butter and strawberry jelly toasts are for sure one of my favorite childhood foods. 🍓🥜 And I bet I’m not alone with this! However, throughout the years I’ve heard many conflicting opinions about the health benefits of this delicious spread, which is often classified as a high-fat and calorie-dense food. Is peanut butter healthy? […]
Easy Plant-Based Recipes for Beginners: all the best recipes to eat more plants!
Eating more plants is a great way to care for our mental and physical health, the environment, and the animals. However, it’s not always easy to incorporate more plant-based foods into our diet, especially if we are used to eating a lot of processed, animal products. This is why I came up with this guide, […]
Vegan Lasagna with Tofu Ricotta and Veggies (easy & delicious)
Would you believe me if I told you that this vegan lasagna with tofu ricotta and veggies is not only super delicious but also highly nourishing? And it took me less than an hour to prep all the ingredients for it!? This vegan lasagna recipe has been one of my most successful dishes! Vegan Lasagna […]
Dried Chickpeas vs Canned Chickpeas: main differences and nutritional benefits
Wholesome, versatile, and rich in fiber and proteins: chickpeas are a true must-have in my kitchen! I love using them in stir-fries, curries, hummus, and even healthy cookies and desserts. In addition, chickpeas can come in many different shapes and sizes: dried, canned, or pre-cooked are only some of the ways in which we can […]
5 Health Benefits of Cinnamon, The Most Loved Autumnal Spice!
Autumn, Fall (or whatever you call this beautiful season of crisp air and color-changing trees) has come. With it has come our love for cinnamon, spice, and everything nice!🍁🍂 On the topic of Cinnamon – did you know that the health benefits of cinnamon are remarkable!? In this article, you will learn more about the […]
Beetroot Powder: A Natural Boost For Your Health and Fitness!
Want to reap all the benefits from beetroots, but cannot stand their earthy taste? Then try beetroot powder! This bright pink powder consists of dried and grounded beetroot. As such, it contains all the minerals and nutrients found in beetroots but in a highly concentrated dosage. One teaspoon is the equivalent of one entire beet! […]