Sick girl’s miracle tea (how I heal the cold, flu, … fast!)

Vegans get sick too, sadly. At least this vegan gal does. When the Belgian cold and rain hit, colds are lurking in the background waiting to catch me at a weak moment. I don’t really enjoy being sick and lying on the couch so I try damn hard to avoid getting a cold by sleeping enough, wearing warm clothes etc. But when I’m feeling a bit off, I drink this tea concoction. A lot of it.

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Easy, Fast and Filling Breakfast: oatmeal porridge with cinnamon apples, blueberries and seeds

Since I’ve posted my go-to oatmeal recipe with banana a couple of weeks ago, my eating routine has drastically changed. I started seeing a nutritionist to help me with my hyperglaecymia by changing up my diet. So naturally, my typical breafkast was tweaked as well.

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From Bulgaria to Greece in a week: Sofia – Rila mountains – Thessaloniki (where to stay, what to eat, what to do, …)

A week’s time and a lot of wanderlust, travel desire and excitement is enough for us three crazy girls to draw up a slightly ambitious plan to visit three totally different destinations in just 7 days. From the busy capital of Bulgaria to peaceful mountains to a Greek seaside town:  how we got everywhere, handy tips and tricks and our food recommendations? Read on!

Map Sofia
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Thumbprint almond cookies (low-carb high-protein)

As I recently faced some low blood sugar problems, I’ve been trying to research how to tweak my diet so I can avoid sugar highs and lows. I haven’t figured it out yet, but I’m trying very hard. One of the main things I found was that refined sugars are to be avoided and that fat and protein help stabilize blood sugar levels. And that’s just what I’m after. Never having cookies again, however, that’s not what I’m after. So I’m trying to create a perfect cookie recipe for both my taste buds and my blood sugar levels.

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