How Older Adults Can Ensure Their Health Is Always At Its Best

Many people may feel as though they’re trying their best to live healthy lives. However, there may come a time when you don’t feel heard or like you are making any progress. Multiple hospital stays and being on countless medications for a health issue that is not improving can be incredibly frustrating.

This is where being an advocate for your own health comes in. The times when the doctor’s word was final are long gone. You must play an active role in your healthcare to ensure you get positive results and maintain control over what happens to your body.

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Flourless banana and sweet potato muffins

Gluten- free, naturally sweetened and vegan-friendly flourless banana and sweet potato muffins.

My ongoing culinary adventures have taken me further into the world of healthy recipe creations.

Having seen pictures of the outcome of similar muffin alternatives, I was particularly intrigued by the notable difference in texture compared to traditional ones. And indeed, my kitchen experiments have confirmed – these flourless rebels are certainly  fudgier. Continue reading

Energy Power Balls

Energy Power Balls

Nutrient-dense, no-bake energy balls made with power boosting INGREDIENTS including oats, chia seeds, coconut, nuts, seeds, spirulina and wheatgrass.

These healthy bites make for the perfect pre- or post-workout snack, can be enjoyed while hiking or simply as a delicious and free-from refined sugars treat when energy levels are running low. Continue reading

vegan chickpea brownies

Chickpea Brownies

A healthy twist to original recipe. Delicious vegan chickpea-based brownies, high in protein and fiber.

I have never been the biggest fan of brownies or any other chocolate-flavored cakes or desserts. But I am certainly open to trying more unusual and alternative ways of making these so-called ‘special treats’ that so many people love, which nevertheless tend to be rather high in saturated fat and processed sugar.

So, I was inspired to try this new recipe and was pleasantly surprised by the results. Continue reading

How yoga teacher training helped me heal and find courage

All my life, from a very young age, I’ve been struggling with anxiety.

Later on, with a combination of a difficult childhood and surely a genetic predisposition, I got diagnosed with depression. I was only 15 years old. Then, until today, from time to time, I would fall into that state of being. I called it a state of being, because I would feel it in all my body, and it would even take control of my mind, loosing the ability to think clearly, and to make mundane decisions. Continue reading