A can of chickpeas has become one of those must-have kitchen essentials to me lately (just like a box of pasta, oats or eggs). Including protein in every meal doesn’t always have to equal meat or dairy products. There are a lot of other great sources of protein, such as lentils, nuts or chickpeas. Every now and then, I like to purposely add a vegan meal to my diet and today’s super healthy chickpea salad with grapefruit & avocado is one of my favorites!…
I have always loved healthy foods and take great pride in eating things that are good for you. For me personally it is easy since I am naturally drawn to the good stuff. A big salad sounds so much more appealing to me than a frozen pizza or mac ‘n cheese. Slowly but surely, however, I managed to gain about 5kg throughout the first half of the year. It was pretty frustrating since I worked out a lot and had a healthy diet as well….
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I’ve been a fan of zoodles (noodles made of zucchini) for a while now. I started swapping out regular pasta for zucchini noodles about a year ago when Mike and I tried to skip carbs the entire month of September but still wanted to continue our Sunday tradition. Funny enough, I found it to be just as satisfying as a plate filled with normal spaghetti bolognese. For the past 12 months, I have been using a julienne peeler which worked fine but made the process of making zoodles just about as time consuming as baking a cake….
Sometimes the smallest things can feel like the biggest luxuries! For example coffee and breakfast in bed. It is something that doesn’t cost any extra money or require a lot of effort, but it is something I never do unless on vacation. There is something so luxurious about enjoying a hot cup of coffee while tucked in under the sheets and watching TV in bed (something else that we don’t do at home – no TV in the bedroom)….