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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Aronia-Apple Cider

These days in between Christmas and New Years are made for sweet hot drinks and hours spend on the couch, aren’t they? I think so and this is why I have a little recipe for you here 🙂 I love hot apple juice with cinnamon… and I love to pimp my hot apple juice with some extra healthy ingredients. This is how I came up with this aronia-apple cider. Aronia berries have an extremely high concentration of antioxidants and loads…

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Vegan Cheesecake (soy free, sugar free, gluten free, no baking)

This is the BEST vegan cheesecake ever! I promise! Seriously, it is sooo good! I did not have a non-vegan cheesecake in four years so I do not quite remember how it tastes, but I am pretty sure this one does taste pretty similar. We have been trying around with different vegan cheesecake recipes in the past three years. I love cheesecake and I missed it. So I wanted it. We tried to make it with silken tofu, with vegan…

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Oriental Spinach Couscous with dried Apricots

Finally time for another recipe. I love to post recipes and yet, in the past few weeks I felt like there were so many much more important thngs to share with you that I somehow put recipes last on the list. But here we go again with an easy, super fast, healthy and of course delicious dish, which is just perfect for the current in-between-seasons time. It still has some summer freshness and yet the oriental spices makes it perfect…

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Three easy Ways to eat more Greens

We all know how healthy daily greens are, right!? But do we all eat them every day? I know it can be difficult sometimes, especially when working full time and when there hardly ever is time to cook. So today I want to show you three very easy ways to eat more greens on a daily basis. Greens are health! They are the healhiest foods out there; they contain an array of antioxidants and other disease-fighting compounds that are very…

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