Tofu with honey and soy sauce glaze – a healthy and tasty alternative to barbecued meat

Over the past couple of months I have been doing my best to considerably reduce my meat intake for both health and ethical reasons. I have loved tofu even as a kid and hence quickly turned to it as one of the main replacements for the meat dishes I used to make. Through experimenting with … Continue reading Tofu with honey and soy sauce glaze – a healthy and tasty alternative to barbecued meat

Prawn and tofu red thai curry – the perfect, delicious addition to your weight loss diet!

This is my take on the red thai curry. In this setting I am using king prawns and tofu instead of meat to increase the feeling of fullness while reducing the calories. Additionally, both of these are really delicious so it's not much of a sacrifice. Feel free to use chicken or beef if you … Continue reading Prawn and tofu red thai curry – the perfect, delicious addition to your weight loss diet!

Why there is hope in the war against cancer – my pick of the most incredible and cleverest research work in the field of cancer therapy

The "War on Cancer" Over 40 years ago, USA president Richard Nixon signed a document called "The National Cancer Act" which solidified the commitment of the government to fighting the raising rates of cancer. This later became know as the starting point for the very catchy-sounding "War on Cancer". A few decades after the big … Continue reading Why there is hope in the war against cancer – my pick of the most incredible and cleverest research work in the field of cancer therapy

My twist on overnight oats (and why I think you’ll love it too!)

I have searched for a long time to find the perfect breakfast. One that is filling, healthy and doesn't take too long to prepare. One that will keep my energy up until lunch and allow me to focus on my research or sports.When I first heard of overnight oats, I was definitely not enthused about … Continue reading My twist on overnight oats (and why I think you’ll love it too!)

Diet and the holistic approach to physical and mental health

When we are trying to lose weight, it is easy to become so fixated on this goal that we loose the perspective and fail to look at the bigger picture. And in this case, the bigger picture is absolutely huge. What is this β€œbigger picture” I am talking about? It is your mental and physical … Continue reading Diet and the holistic approach to physical and mental health