5 fast, easy and delicious snack ideas

Lunch is over, dinner time is not here yet – it’s definitely snack-time.   Here are my favorite fast, easy and delicious snack ideas:   peanut butter bread with banana So easy, so simple but sooooo good! Choose your favorite kind of bread (if you’re on a gluten free diet, pick up your favorite gluten […]

what your food cravings really mean

We all know the feeling of hunger and probably also extreme hunger. Been there, done that. However, feeling hungry and therefore wanting to eat something is a completely different story than actual food cravings. This raises the questions, what then are food cravings and why do we have them? Let’s find out…   Content What […]

top sources of plant based protein

Someone may adopt a vegan diet for various reasons: health benefits, animal welfare or environmental reasons. Once all animal products are left out of your diet, the question might arise where to get your protein from.. Protein is an essential part of the human nutrition and therefore important to consume on a regular basis. Read […]

10 weight loss hacks that actually work

Isn’t that what now-a-days so many of us want? A body that is healthy within + looks good on the outside as well? Dream wishing you think – not so much ūüôā It is no overstatement that there are literally millions of theories, diets and plans, and just as many powders, pills and disappointing quick […]

8 common intermittent fasting mistakes

* Before going over common mistakes when following the intermittent fasting lifestyle, it is important to know WHY one would want to fast for a certain amount of hours every day. In this blog post we start from zero. We begin by getting clear what the word “intermittent fasting” actually means, why it’s said to […]

everything about intermittent fasting

“Breakfast like a king,¬†lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper” – is that still true or just an old outdated saying? Over the last few years the health & fitness industry has been telling us how important it is to have a big & satisfying meal to get you started for the day. […]

The big break up – Why I’ve cut out dairy!

Up¬†to¬†this¬†day,¬†dairy¬†is¬†still¬†one¬†of¬†the¬†most¬†controversial¬†topics¬†in¬†nutrition¬†out¬†there. I¬†decided¬†stir¬†a¬†little¬†in¬†the¬†soup¬†of¬†confusion¬†and¬†arguments¬†as¬†well¬†and¬†share¬†my¬†story¬†about¬†why¬†I¬†broke¬†up¬†with¬†dairy¬†years¬†ago… I¬†haven‚Äôt¬†intended¬†to¬†write¬†this¬†post¬†to¬†convince¬†or¬†transform¬†anyone¬†to¬†anything. Rather,I¬†have¬†intended¬†to¬†speak¬†about¬†it¬†for¬†those¬†who¬†are¬†interested¬†in¬†this¬†topic;¬†for¬†those¬†who¬†look¬†for¬†truths¬†and¬†infromation¬†and¬†are¬†willing¬†to¬†look¬†at¬†the¬†topic¬†from¬†another¬†point¬†of¬†view.¬† My¬†goal¬†is¬†to¬†inspire¬†people¬†to¬†take¬†care¬†of¬†their¬†health¬†and¬†the¬†environment¬†around¬†them.¬†So¬†let‚Äôs¬†get¬†started…¬† ¬† ¬†While¬†for¬†most¬†of¬†us¬†milk,¬†cheese,¬†yoghurt,¬†ice¬†cream,¬†chocolate¬†‚Ķ¬†were¬†big¬†parts¬†of¬†our¬†childhood¬†day¬†to¬†day¬†life,¬†more¬†and¬†more¬†people¬†around¬†the¬†world¬†decide¬†to¬†‚Äúgive¬†it¬†all¬†up‚ÄĚ. But¬†why?¬†What¬†about¬†the¬†strong¬†bones¬†and¬†the¬†healthy¬†teeth? The¬†calming¬†honey-milk¬†that¬†puts¬†you¬†right¬†to¬†sleep? Milk¬†being¬†a super-food? All¬†the¬†calcium? ‚Ķ and¬†the¬†list¬†goes¬†on.¬† ¬† Well¬†sad¬†truth:¬†most¬†of¬†those¬†stories¬†that¬†we¬†heard¬†since¬†our¬†childhood,¬†are¬†lies –¬†or¬†at least¬†stories¬†that¬†try¬†to¬†cover¬†the¬†horrible¬†reality.¬†But¬†what‚Äôs¬†so¬†horrible¬†about¬†the¬†white¬†liquid, I¬†hear¬†you¬†ask.¬†Won‚Äôt¬†cows¬†feel¬†pain¬†if¬†we¬†don‚Äôt¬†milk¬†them?¬† ¬† THE COW¬† Let‚Äôs¬†start¬†in¬†the¬†beginning¬†–¬†with¬†the¬†cow.¬†While¬†I¬†don‚Äôt¬†want¬†to¬†get¬†too¬†much¬†into¬†detail¬†in¬†this¬†post¬†(there¬†are¬†tons¬†of¬†scary–¬†ass¬†youtube¬†videos out there¬†documenting¬†exactly¬†what¬†is¬†happening¬†to¬†dairy¬†cows¬†on a daily basis,¬†if¬†you¬†want¬†to¬†learn¬†more),¬†most¬†of¬†us¬†are¬†unaware¬†of¬†how¬†the¬†milk¬†actually¬†gets¬†in¬†the¬†bottled¬†containers¬†in¬†the¬†store.¬†¬† To¬†get¬†milk, a¬†cow¬†must¬†be¬†pregnant¬†or¬†recently¬†been¬†given¬†a¬†baby.¬†Sadly,¬†nothing¬†in¬†this¬†industry¬†happens¬†naturally, so¬†the¬†female¬†cow¬†gets¬†forcefully¬†impregnated. Right¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†after¬†she¬†gave¬†birth,¬†mom¬†and¬†baby¬†get¬†seperated,¬†as¬†humans¬†want¬†the¬†milk¬†that¬†otherwise¬†the¬†baby¬†would¬†drink.¬†¬† ¬† These¬†days¬†cows¬†are¬†producing¬†more¬†milk¬†than¬†ever.¬†A¬†cow¬†on a modern¬†farm¬†produces¬†more¬†than¬†20,000¬†pounds¬†of¬†milk. Per¬†year!¬† ¬† The¬†cycle¬†of¬†constant¬†artificial¬†fertilization,¬†stealing¬†their¬†babies,¬†milking¬†till¬†their¬†udders¬†bleed¬†and¬†ulcerate,¬†only¬†stops¬†when¬†their¬†production¬†decreases¬† due¬†to¬†exhaustion¬†and¬†they¬†get¬†slaughtered.¬†Putting¬†it¬†in a¬†other¬†words:¬†Cows¬†are¬†killed¬†for¬†dairy.¬† ¬† YOUR HEALTH¬† Let‚Äôs¬†talk¬†health¬†for¬†a¬†second.¬†Because¬†that‚Äôs¬†what¬†we¬†all¬†want¬†right? Health¬†is¬†our¬†biggest¬†wealth, and¬†without¬†it¬†we¬†have¬†nothing. Something like¬†that..¬†¬† ¬† We‚Äôve¬†been¬†told¬†that¬†calcium¬†is¬†an […]

Why vegan?

Veganism is becoming bigger and bigger. Vegan restaurants seem to sprout up everywhere, vegan labelled products can be found in every supermarket and even on social media it is widely spread. Some people say it is just a trend and eventually fade away ‚Äď I however don‚Äôt think so. When I became vegan some of […]

FAQ || vegan talk

Questions answered AllFAQ FAQ – I don‚Äôt like animals, so why stop eating them? FAQ, health, helping others, lifestyle, our planet, vegan FAQ – I don‚Äôt like animals, so why stop eating them? First of all I have to ask you: are you really really sure? I personally do know some people who claim to […]

FAQ РI don’t like animals, so why stop eating them?

First of all I have to ask you: are you really really sure? I personally do know some people who claim to not like animals. But, a vegan diet does not ask you to get a pet and be the best pet parent on this planet that has ever existed. It is okay to not […]