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MINIMALISM – LIVING WITH INTENTIONALITY

MINIMALISM – LIVING WITH INTENTIONALITY

WHAT IS MINIMALISM ALL ABOUT? WHY ARE MORE PEOPLE EMBRACING THIS LIFESTYLE? THE BEGINNING Minimalism is an art movement that originated in the early 60s. It was a reaction against abstract expressionism. It is a movement aimed at eliminating all excess in order to expose […]

MOVIE NIGHT SNACKS – ROASTED CHICKPEAS

MOVIE NIGHT SNACKS – ROASTED CHICKPEAS

DELICIOUS SAVORY ROASTED CHICKPEAS During the cold months, I am very comfortable just sitting at home and watching one of my favorite shows. I know very well that when watching a movie or show, I am very likely to get peckish and snack on whatever […]

WHAT IS A PLANT BASED DIET?

WHAT IS A PLANT BASED DIET?

I EAT A MORE PLANT BASED DIET. WHAT DOES THAT MEAN? VEGETARIAN? VEGAN? PESCETARIAN? SEMI-VEGETARIAN (FLEXITARIAN) I was never one to look at the vegetarian foods on a menu card. My meals were centered around the animal protein. Scenario: I receive my menu card, skip […]

CRISPY TOFU IN SWEET AND SOUR SAUCE

CRISPY TOFU IN SWEET AND SOUR SAUCE

CRISPY TOFU IN SWEET AND SOUR SAUCE | VEGAN DINNER RECIPES My husband and I were recently at a lovely restaurant here in The Netherlands. It was a buffet dinner so we had a whole lot of options to pick from. This included meat dishes, […]

HEALTHY NO-COOK FRUIT AND VEGETABLE SNACKS ON-THE-GO

HEALTHY NO-COOK FRUIT AND VEGETABLE SNACKS ON-THE-GO

WHAT HEALTHY, TASTY, NO-COOK FRUIT AND VEGETABLE NIBBLES CAN YOU TAKE TO WORK? – YOU ASK! You may never have heard this before but I will tell you now that The Netherlands has the yummiest snacks I have tasted ever. They may not have the […]

SUICIDE PREVENTION IS A PRIORITY

SUICIDE PREVENTION IS A PRIORITY

SUICIDE PREVENTION WEEK IS HERE AGAIN – WHAT CAN YOU DO TO HELP? The news and media remind us of our need to address suicides and mental illness. We do not need another death to speak up against the stigma on mental health issues. Time […]

PIPE RIGATE PASTA WITH MUSSELS IN PESTO CREAM SAUCE, CHERRY TOMATOES AND BASIL

PIPE RIGATE PASTA WITH MUSSELS IN PESTO CREAM SAUCE, CHERRY TOMATOES AND BASIL

PIPE RIGATE PASTA WITH MUSSELS IN PESTO CREAM SAUCE, CHERRY TOMATOES AND BASIL | A DEFINITE “MUST TRY” Ever wondered how to pick the right pasta for your meals? I have a very simple rule. With really thick, creamy sauces, I tend to go with […]

IMPORTANT TIPS FOR A HAPPY AND HEALTHY TRAVEL

IMPORTANT TIPS FOR A HAPPY AND HEALTHY TRAVEL

HEALTHY TRAVEL TIPS: STAYING HEALTHY WHEN TRAVELLING Ever experienced the joy of a healthy travel? Recently I have been travelling a lot and my last trip was to Nigeria. I have seen people who go on long trips across continents and return feeling really ill. […]

SMART SKIN CARE HABITS FOR SPRING – ACCORDING TO DERMATOLOGISTS

SMART SKIN CARE HABITS FOR SPRING – ACCORDING TO DERMATOLOGISTS

WHAT SKIN CARE HABITS SHOULD YOU TAKE ON THIS SPRING FOR HEALTHY AND GLOWING SKIN? We finally crossed into Astronomical spring on the 20th of March. Astronomy is one of those interests that surprises people when I say I find it very fascinating. “You Cheryl?” […]

AVOCADO – SUPERFOOD. HEALTH BENEFITS TO HEART AND BRAIN

AVOCADO – SUPERFOOD. HEALTH BENEFITS TO HEART AND BRAIN

LET US TALK AVOCADO – SUPERFOOD. DO YOU FRY AVOCADOS? I enjoy cooking. It happens to be one of my favorite hobbies. So it is no surprise that I have an interest in different foods and their health benefits. I also follow a lot of […]

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