Over the years I’ve found that there are certain things that I always have stocked in my refrigerator and pantry. These staples make it easy to whip up a healthy meal or snack, even when I’m short on time. I often wonder what others consider staples; so I put this question out to several health-minded
I love to eat out at restaurants, but it can be difficult when you have food sensitivities. I’m not talking about allergies, because that’s a little more serious, but foods that give you digestive problems. Foods that I avoid for better digestion include: dairy, wheat, potatoes, sugar. I know, you’re probably thinking that these foods
I recently started to eat tofu in an attempt to reduce the amount of meat in my diet. In general, I’m not a huge fan of soy products, but wanted another source of protein – I was getting a little tired of eggs, beans and legumes. I looked up a few recipes online and decided
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Food cravings are an intense desire to consume a specific food – which is different from normal hunger. Cravings could be a physiological sign that your body is lacking in a certain nutrient; or hormones might be the driving force behind your urge to find a chocolate bar. Some say that cravings are simply a
Vacation time is always a time for exceptions – the daily schedule is different and we don’t follow the same routines we have at home. Food is always a big topic for me because I want to try the local cuisine, not to mention the fact that ice cream is around every corner in summer.
Last year, I gave up alcohol overnight. It wasn’t hard at all and I haven’t been drinking for more than a year now. It’s not that I didn’t enjoy an occasional drink. I really like sparkling wine, beer and especially Aperol. Actually, I enjoy most drinks. I did not only give up alcohol but also
My motivation for writing this post came from a recent experience where I forgot to read a nutrition label. My husband likes soy sauce and I usually buy a low-sodium version or Tamari for myself. On this occasion, I was at a different grocery store and couldn’t find my usual brand. I picked up the
Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day and it’s my favourite meal of the day! To start the day full of motivation, we’re in need of fueling food that gives us energy. This recipe has many healthy ingredients with protein, vitamins and is low-carb, so we can avoid the sugar crash
Before we started Mindful-Munching, I tried to do some food consulting for my family and friends. To my dismay, they weren’t very interested. Whenever I started to talk enthusiastically about changing eating habits, they kept changing the topic. They felt like they had talked enough about it when I felt I was just getting started.