HEALTHY GRANOLA RECIPE

I could die for granola but I never order for breakfast even if the menu says it’s homemade because mostly they put so much honey or maple syrup in it that they turn out to be the most caloric breakfasts ever! I did some research and came up with a healthy version that uses the absolute minimum oil and sugar. It’s very easy to prepare …

VEGETARIAN CHICK

I am a vegetarian since almost 30 years. “Do you eat at least chicken and fish?” is the question I am promptly asked when outing myself. When I decline, they make a puzzled face, “But where from do you get your protein?!” Let me start from the very beginning, namely with the reason I became a vegetarian: I was a little girl when my mother took …

HEALTHY IS BEAUTIFUL

“You put on weight!”, “You are too thin!”, “You are too muscular!” – People love to comment on my looks whatever their motivation is. “You put on weight!” would be a delighted exclamation of my mother who confuses muscles with fat which I think is cute. “You are all skin and bones” usually comes from girls who struggle with their own weight and then of …

THE HEALTHY FOODS LIST

Here is a list of what I usually buy on my weekly expedition to the grocery store. Keep in mind that you should avoid going to the store on an empty stomach, because you will subconsciously grab the worst foods. That would most likely be things that are packed with sugar that spike your insulin levels fast or are laden with fats that fill you …

STRETCHING WITH MY KIDS

The first thing my three years old son Noah does when he wakes up, is to stretch in his bed. It is an instinct thing – during his sleep his muscles get tight and stretching helps him to lengthen them and increase blood circulation so he feels better. I believe that we can learn so many things from these little people who are listening to …