Spring Detox (with Stining Nettles)

The Easter holiday is over and I am sure I am not alone when I say that I had a little too much food in the last couple of days!? To me, this is the perfect time of the year for a little Spring detox. I like to Spring clean my body now that the holidays are over and Summer is just around the corner. Stining nettles help me detox! So even though I only had my homemade chocolate and…

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How To Survive a German Winter Part 1 -Immune Boosting Juice

Today I will start a small series; the „how to survive a German winter“ series. Of course I will not only refer to a German winter, but to any cold winter. I personally find this time of the year very difficult, Christmas is over, the excitement of the beginning of the new year is slowly disappearing and it as cold and grey as it can be. In Germany this time of the year is the coldest with temperatures around -10°…

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My „No empty Calories Challenge“ – a Recap

I LOVE challenges. I do since ten years or more. It started with challenges such as „one month without sugar“ or „one month without additives“ or „three months without white flour“. The challenges continued to grow ever since. In 2016 I decided not to eat ANY empty calories for one year! This means, no refined sugars, no refined flour, basically no oils, no additives, no artificial coloring, no anything processed basically. And of course I still wanted to continue my…

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Bircher Muesli (vegan and sugarfree)

Time for a new recipe – usually my family eats oatmeal for breakfast every single morning. However, now that it is getting warmer, we sometimes crave something cold in the morning. I love a simple breakfast of fruit or a smoothie but my husband needs something more solid. This is why I like to make bircher muesli in Summer; it is cold, somehow refreshing, yet filling and totally satisfying. Have you ever tried it? If not, you definetly should 🙂…

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Rocket Pesto (Vegan & Oil-free)

Spring is pesto- time, isnt it? All the greens are back on the farmers market, there is wild garlic in the woods, and nettles in the garden. I love to make pesto with all kinds of greens. This one here is made with rocket but you can easily exchange the rocket with whatever kind of greens you like (wild garlic, nettles, basil, parsely, etc.) As most of you know I eat a high carb low fat vegan diet, or call…

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