• Wholefood, rotation, symptoms, foods, food diary, inclusion, exclusion, notice, exercise, energy
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    Finding the trigger. Food rotation

    The heat brought back some memories. How often do you experience these recollections of the past through your senses? I had mine some weeks ago and it made me experience a vivid memory of an event that took place 11 years ago. 11 years!  It was in the middle of June, a very hot Berlin summer, when I experienced for the first time in my life a cold sensation in some of my extremities. My hands and feet suddenly went numb and I could feel a shivering cold invading my body to the point where I lost all sense of feeling. A very awkward sensation. On that exact day, I…

  • Easy, avocado, ice cream, wholesome, homemade, vegan
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    Avocado Ice Cream

    Ingredients 4 bio avocados, ripe, peeled and stones removed 2 cups of bio coconut milk, no sugar added 3 tbsp. maple syrup 1 bio fresh lemon, squeezed  4 tbsp. water as needed so the mixture is not too thick  Instructions Put everything in a blender and blend until smooth.  Add a little water if it seems a bit too thick. Pour into an ice cream mold and freeze until frozen solid (3 – 4 hours or more).  

  • Cream, sauce, vegan, organic, homemade, nutritious, easy, delicious
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    Creamy Cashew-Sunflower Seed Sauce

    Ingredients 100 gr. cashews, soaked and drained 100 gr. sunflower seeds, soaked and drained 250ml water 50 ml vegetable broth 2 tbsp. miso paste ½ tsp. juice of fresh lemon 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 3 garlic cloves Instructions Soak the cashews and seeds in cold water for 2-3 hours (this gives the creamiest flavor). Blend cashews, sunflower seeds, water, broth, miso, lemon, olive oil, and garlic until very smooth. Store in a sterilized glass jar for use.   

  • Brownies, cocoa, dates, sweet, dessert, creamy, fudgy, sweet alternative, modification
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    Black Bean Brownie Tarts with Chocolate Avocado Frosting

    15 soft dates soaked overnight in water 1 ½ cup cooked black or kidney beans, soaked overnight in water and rinsed before mixing them with all the other ingredients ½ cup fresh butter ½ cup plant milk (almond or rice, no sugar added) 3 eggs ½ cup of rolled oats, mixed into a flour ½ cup rice flour 6 tbsp. 100% cocoa powder 1 tsp. baking powder 1 pinch salt 2 handfuls crushed hazelnuts (optional) Chocolate Avocado Frosting 5 soft dates, soaked overnight in water 3 tbsp. avocado oil 2 tbsp. cashew butter 4 tbsp. 100% cocoa powder 2 middle-sized avocados Sea salt flakes Instructions Preheat the oven to 180°C.…

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    Managing Cravings

    All of us have experienced food cravings at some point in our lives. After all, we all share the same type of physiology, we are wired with emotions, and everyone has the faculty of creating thoughts. All these different kinds of biochemical, physical, and bio-psychological processes take place in our body every single day. So, when a single part suffers an alteration, many parts that are directly connected get affected too. The distinction between hunger vs. food cravings takes place at this point. Hunger is a physiological response in the body that happens in response to the cells being low in nutrition and energy, and also being inflamed. Hunger leads…