Green smoothies are on everyone's lips these days. There's a real hype about this green, viscous drink. But why? Why is a green smoothie really healthy for us? Green smoothies are the result of an idea by the Russian-born Victoria Boutenko, who a few years ago was looking for a way to make the green … Continue reading Green Smoothies – Why are they good for you?
As you might have guessed already I am a huge porridge fan. Due to my oat intolerance, my porridges are always based on millet. Millet is one of the oldest cereals and was already used as food by nomads and semi-nomads in the Stone Age. Millet is a very good source of iron and magnesium. … Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Porridge
Recently after my Eat the Rainbow series, a good friend of mine asked me, what food qualifies to become a superfood? And this is really a good question. Hence everyone is talking about superfoods, but actually, it might not be clear what it actually is. In short, Superfoods are an ideal way to stock up on … Continue reading What is a superfood?
Green - the color of hope. Beyond that, green has also a calming effect. For example, if your eyes are stressed, it often helps to just look at a green tree or at a lush green field. Green superfoods are probably the best-known superfoods. The Green Smoothies and their detoxing effect are on everyone's lips these … Continue reading Detox with Green Superfoods
Red - the color of love. Red is the color of fire or blood as well. It is strongly linked to life. The color red also provides warmth and energy, passion and eroticism. Red superfoods have a very similar effect on our bodies. The red superfoods contain lycopene. This dye belongs to the group of … Continue reading Vitalizing Red Superfoods
What do you feel like if you think about the ocean? Looking at a wide blue ocean. Feel the wind in your hair. Smell the fresh sea breeze. I assume you start feeling more relaxed, thinking about your next vacation maybe. In fact, the color blue has a relaxing and calming effect on our mind. … Continue reading Calming Blue and Purple
The first food color I would like to have a look at is yellow and orange food. Thinking about a banana, lemons, oranges, etc., makes me feel always stronger. The color yellow is the color of light and warmth and has a stimulating effect on the mind. Despite that, it has a mind strengthening effect. The … Continue reading Empowering Yellow and Orange Food
Do you have some mint in your garden or on your balcony? If yes, you probably have realized mint is a fast-growing herb. Mint can easily take over the entire space. You should take care of your mint, that other plants nearby won't suffer. Last weekend we had to cut a lot of mint and … Continue reading Mint, Mint … everywhere
While I was sitting at my desk having lunch this week, I suddenly stopped as I somehow had the feeling that I am not eating. Well I was putting food into my body, but I didn't enjoy it, I didn't value it and most importantly my body didn't really recognize it. I was busier with … Continue reading Digestion starts with chewing
Certainly, this is one of my most important topics, which I am discussing quite often with people, who are not vegans. Where do you get your proteins from if you only eat plants? Well, luckily there are some pretty cool guys out there, who are demonstrating, that thanks to a plant-based diet you can be … Continue reading Protein Power