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Chia Seeds: Tiny Secret Weapons of Ancient Warriors

Surely you have seen them before. They look like tiny pebbles, black or white, and health addicts love to sprinkle them on top of every meal. Sweet, savoury, breakfast, lunch, or dinner! While chia seeds might be small, they carry all kinds of nutrients. They’re rich in fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, protein, calcium, and magnesium,

Vegan

WHO’S AFRAID OF VINEGAR?

There are not many foods so badly misunderstood or essentially needed in the kitchen. Its strong and sour taste isn’t a mainstream favourite but vinegar is definitely scoring high on health charts and shopping lists around the world. What makes it so special? First of all, there seem to be as many kinds as there

Gluten Free | Superfoods | Vegan

HEALTHY PASTA? CHALLENGE ACCEPTED!

From Italian grandma’s to hip bistros all around the world, pasta became a comfort food for many. Just imagine a plate of steaming hot spaghetti, ideally topped with a rich creamy sauce and cheese. Heaven for the tastebuds but a guilty pleasure for your body. If you love pasta with all your heart, keep reading.

Gluten Free

WHY GO GLUTEN FREE?

Although gluten is a completely naturally occurring protein, for many reasons, it can sometimes be something you would prefer to keep off your plate. For people with Coeliac disease, gluten has to be avoided at all costs. People diagnosed with Coeliac disease experience damage and destruction to the lining of their small intestine when they

Lactose Free

LACTOSE FREE – KNOW YOUR SUBSTITUTES

Lactose is a sugar commonly found in both dairy and non-dairy products. It is broken down by the body by the enzyme lactase. However, those with lactose intolerance carry insufficient levels of lactase and thus are unable to properly digest milk sugars – causing symptoms such as bloating, gas, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. Lactose intolerance

Vegan

LET’S GO, VEGANS!

All around the world, more and more people have chosen to adopt a vegan lifestyle, excluding all animal products from their diet – including some incredibly commonplace foods such as dairy, eggs, and gelatin. Although the transition from an omnivorous to a plant-based diet can be trying for many – the benefits of it are