Its Sunday afternoon and we’ve had a lazy day at home, watched a bit of TV, caught up on our social networks, had a lovely lunch and wondering what we can snack on with our tea. Hmmm, something healthy with no sugar, no dairy and if possible, no wheat. I went through the cupboards and…
They say, dynamite comes in small packages and this is true for chickpeas. One of the healthiest foods, packed with protein, vitamins and minerals!
Our bodies are quite remarkable machines. They take a beating everyday on a physical and emotional level; we work too hard, sleep too little, stress and feed them with unnatural food, and yet they are ever forgiving. Functioning as well as they can under these strenuous circumstances and they do a pretty good job!
Why is it that some of us wait for family and friends to visit from abroad, to do things like: go to that restaurant we’ve been checking out for the last year, drive to that beach we’ve heard so much about, take the scenic route to that beautiful monastery in the mountains or visit our ancient sites that are literally on our door step?
These days I’ve been experimenting with dairy and sugar free dessert and sweet snack recipes, trying to find something ‘quick and easy’. As most of you have noticed by now, I love my sweets and this recipe is one of my favorites. First because it’s so easy to make, no baking involved, second because all…
Rice pudding is an ancient dish enjoyed by people of many cultures and cuisines
The good news is, that there are healthy alternatives for all your favourite foods. They might be slightly different in taste and texture but they will be good for you and taste delicious!
One such alternative is a wheat free, dairy free, sugar free pizza crust. I was pleasantly surprised how easy it is to make and you can top it with your favourite toppings.
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Having a healthy breakfast can be the key to having balanced meals throughout the day and staying healthy and slim.
Whether you fast for religious or health reasons, the journey and the result is beneficial to your body mind and soul and it’s a good alternative for those of us that can’t do extreme fasts or cleanses, for e.g. juice cleanses or water fasts etc.
Besides being an excellent vegan and gluten-free source of protein and fiber, chickpeas also contain exceptional levels of iron, vitamin B-6 and magnesium.
Zea is also considered a good choice for gluten sensitive people as it has a minute gluten content, which is broken down by enzymes so that it is absorbed by the body, a fact that makes it highly digestible.