“Be” on holidays


Are you really on holidays ? - We might be halfway around the world or at our little sweet home, it can be difficult to literally "be" on holidays. If you tend to think about what you've got to plan, to ruminate, even when standing by the beach, then this article is for you! These well-being keys have been found in a Health magazine (an interview with Nicole Bordeleau), read by the pool – a surprisingly resourcing afternoon. Allow time for adjusting We hardly become zen overnight! Depending on the accumulated fatigue, the body needs two to three days of [...]

Which foods for which vitamins?

2018-08-20T12:23:24+00:0002-08-18|Health, Nutrition|

Vitamins are divided into two groups; water-soluble vitamins means that the body will expulse what it can not absorb (vitamins B and C); fat-soluble vitamins where leftovers are stored in the liver and fat tissues (vitamins A, D, E, K). VITAMIN A Immune vitamin, it is essential to mucous health, as well as the skin and the eyes.  > Animal-source food: beef, eggs, dairy products, offal > Plant-based food: carrot, sweet potato, dark leafy greens, yellow fruits (cantaloupe, mango, apricots) VITAMIN B B vitamins are essential to cells energy production, it can be found mainly in red meats, fishes and [...]

Say Aloe to goodness


Burns Its moisturizing and calming properties make aloe vera the best after sun lotion you can use. In case of sunburn, it reduces pain, redness and inflammation. It has also the same benefits for razor burns or insect bites! Truly enjoyable to use as an after shaving lotion. Hair benefits A great remedy to fight dandruff when employed as a hair mask! Plus, aloe is efficient for a glow and soft effect when applied in a small quantity on damp hair – especially if you tend to have fuzzy hair try it out! It is apparently a great way to [...]

Superfood: cooking with spirulina


A risotto Ingredients 1 tbsp. tablespoon of olive oil 1 shallot 50 g of butter 1/2 zucchini 150 g risotto rice 10 cl of white wine 1/2 literof vegetable broth 1 tbsp. tablespoon of whipping cream 1 tbsp. spirulina powder Salt and pepper Instructions In a large bottomed pot, heat some olive oil medium heat and sauté for 5 minutes the shallot and the zucchini. Add the rice and cook 3 minutes, stirring, until the grains become translucent. Season with salt and pepper. Pour in the wine and cook, stirring, over medium heat until the liquid is completely absorbed. Add [...]

Superfood: Maca powder mixes!


Banana-Maca Smoothie Ingredients 100g of cut up bananas 250ml of milk or plant-based milk (almond, rice) 2 tbsp of Maca powder 1 tsp of agave syrup (optional) 1 tsp vanilla extract Iced Maca Mocha Frappe from FFF Ingredients 1/2 cooled brewed coffee 3/4 cup non-dairy milk 1 large pitted date or 2 tsp honey 2 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp maca powder Preparation Blend until smooth. Pour over ice cubes - using coffee ones is recommended!

Superfood: wheatgrass powder recipes


Wheatgrass shot Ingredients 1 - 2 tsp of wheatgrass powder warm water to taste Preparation Mix the wheatgrass powder vigorously with the water Drink preferably on an empty stomach, 30min before breakfast for an effective full body detox To benefit from the energising properties of wheatgrass, drink during or after the meal The Supergreens Green Smoothie Ingredients 2 frozen bananas 3 handful spinach 300ml water 1 teaspoon wheatgrass powder Instructions Beforehand, cut the bananas and freeze them. Blend it all, and cheers!

Superfood: baobab powder recipes


Recipe- Guacamole with boabab powder Ingredients 3 ripe avocados 1 tbsp baobab powder salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste ½ onion finely sliced 1 ripe tomato, deseeded and chopped 1 red chili, deseeded and chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed Preparation Remove and discard the avocado skins and stones and mash the avocado flesh in a bowl with a fork.  Mix in the baobab powder, salt pepper and cream (optional). Mix the onion, tomato, chili and garlic together and add to the avocado mixture. Strawberry baobab smoothie from baobest Ingredients 2 tbspoons baobab powder 8 frozen strawberries [...]

Superfood: Açaï powder recipes


Fit ‘n’ Tasty Açai Bowl  Smoothie: 1 cup almond milk 2 tbsp açai powder 1 medium frozen banana 5 frozen strawberries two handfulls of frozen blueberries Toppings: Raw cacao nibs Mulberries Goji berries Fresh raspberries and blueberries Tastespace's açaï energy bars Ingredients 3/4 cup almonds 3/4 cup dates, pitted 1/4 cup dried apricots (or mango) 2 teaspoons raisins 3 teaspoons açaï powder 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon vanilla exctract 1 pinch of salt Instructions Place all the ingredients in a food processor (with its S blade) and blend until dough has formed. If too crumbly, just add some water [...]