Homemade Peanut Butter (and PB-filled Medjoul Dates)

Who else loves peanut butter? Actually, almost everyone I know does. So why not getting even closer in your relationship with peanut butter by making your own!? I have been asking myself this question and I really could not think of a reason for not to make my own peanut butter instead of buying it; it is cheaper to make it on my own, I can vary the amount of salt and the duration of the roasting process, and I…

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My no-empty-calories-challenge (sugar free since January 2016)

It is time for an update on my no empty calories challenge. Since January 2016 I am not eating any empty calories – no refined sugar, no white flour, no oils, and hence, more or less no processed foods. I told you about this challenge back in January but somehow never really made an update on how it goes. Until today 😉 So how did it actually go? In this post I will focus on the sugar, because sugar really…

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Stuffed Dates (with Morgenland and Keimling)

The Advent season is on!The Advent season is like the most beautiful time of the year, I think! In Germany we celebrate the four Sundays before Christmas, the advent Sundays, by lighting the candles on the advent wreath, drinking tea, eating clementines and sweets. Sweets… yeah, most people like to eat gingerbread, cookies, and all kinds of unhealthy stuff but as most of you know, I am this always-trying-to-be-healthy person and I always like to look for healthy alternatives. And…

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