Best peanut ginger sauce

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Recipe for the peanut ginger sauce from my cookbook “Favourite recipes from the world – Unleash your vegan creativity” Very simple and yet a favourite that people love to learn during my cooking classes as it makes veggies even more … Continue reading

Vegan Cookbook

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Dear readers I haven’t been very active here since a while. I promise to come back soon. Lots of blog entries are waiting to be published. Plus I still haven’t shared our experience from the Philippines and Lombok. Both of … Continue reading

Coconut carrot soup with ginger

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This is one of my favourite soups. It is sweet, spicy, and creamy. Turmeric contains compounds with health benefits (e.g. anti-inflammatory, antioxidant). The most important is curcumin. Curcumin is not well absorbed into the bloodstream. Black pepper, fat (fat soluble), … Continue reading

Creamy Banana Oatmeal

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This is my breakfast since years. It is very easy to prepare, nutritiously balanced, and filling until lunch time. Since it doesn’t require any plant-based milk and is very adaptable, it is easy to prepare almost everywhere in the world. … Continue reading

Kimchi

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Kimchi is spicy, fermented cabbage flavoured with garlic, ginger, and chillies which I learnt to love in Seoul. It is tasty with so many things like Tofu Scramble, Brown Rice, and Buddha Bowls. And it is very healthy because of … Continue reading

Ajvar

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Ajvar is a delicious roasted bell pepper and eggplant spread that we discovered with delight on our trip in Southeast Europe. Grocery stores have countless varieties. The best Ajvar we ate in a family in Bosnia-Herzegovina. It is sweet, sour, … Continue reading

Why has long-term stress such a big impact on your health and what can you do about it?

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Photo: Anna Pelosi Do you have difficulty relaxing and calming the mind? Do you react easily frustrated and moody? Do you often have an upset stomach? Frequent colds and infections? Restless nights? Increased use of alcohol? Grinding teeth in the … Continue reading Continue reading

Food is my medicine

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Have you ever tried black quinoa? The past two years I spent in Central and South America I ate quinoa for breakfast every day. Quinoa has a lot of health benefits and is one of the world’s healthiest foods (protein, … Continue reading

Difficulties during Vipassana, how to meditate and a physical explanation

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In my last blog entry I wrote about what I learnt during the ten days of Vipassana meditation. During my psychology studies, I came closer into contact with meditating for the first time through a friend. Later, I experienced the … Continue reading