Have you ever had to take antibiotics? When I was a kid, they were given to me like sweets. Happy 80's! I'm sure it happened with the best intentions, trying to save me from coughing my lungs out. After every cold I got (and as a kid, when you're immune system is still developing, that happens quite a lot), a terrible tickle cough followed. Sometimes, it would go on for weeks, I thought it would never ever stop. Since the doctor didn't have a clue how to help me, he
Chia breakfast is a perfect replacement for dairy. It contains omega’s, but also bone-strengthening minerals, antioxidants and fibre. If you want to slow down on gluten or dairy, breakfast can be tricky. But if you have a good blender and 5 minutes the evening before, this will be your new favorite. Read on for the recipe.
In our household, breakfast is a very important meal and a big favorite of the day. A successful returning creation is a smoothie bowl, sprinkled with all kinds of toppings (like in my no-recipe muesli). Usually, I like eating what the seasons provide, except with smoothie bowls. I eat those like ice cream, made with frozen fruit, all year through. Afterwards, I briefly regret it because it makes me cold, but that’s all forgotten about the next day when I happily make another one. This bad habit of eating really
Want to eat less real cheese? Try this delicious vegan Parmesan cheese recipe, full of amazing nutrients. It really is a perfect replacement for the real deal. You have this ready within 5 minutes and with only 3 ingredients. We think it is the perfect vegan replacement for parmesan cheese. But I am actually not sure if it’ll get through the cheese test if Italian friends are coming over for dinner :). But we are very happy with this recipe and hope you will be too.
In this blog we share a delicious recipe for a healthy snack, Listen Today's favorite to go with drinks. Snacks can be unhealthy, but this one is the opposite, it is nutrient-packed. You can also use it as an appetizer or lunch. This pea hummus can be ready within 10 minutes and can be used as a dip with crudités such as carrots, radishes, asparagus, cucumber or kohlrabi. Check it out and we hope you'll give it a try!
A few days ago the headline of the most read article in a Dutch newspaper said something like: ‘Away with the coconut oil myth,’ followed by a quote from a professor from Harvard University: ‘Coconut oil is pure poison’. As a nutritionist and Master’s student in Nutrition & Health at Wageningen University, I’m always interested in what people have to say about nutrition. In my opinion, people often say more than that they know. And we actually don’t know that much, because nutrition science is extremely hard! But of course, newspapers are
This Hokkaido pumpkin miso soup is super tasty, healthy (because of the gut healing properties and many valuable nutrients it contains) and easy to make. We eat it a lot and the taste reminds me so much of one of my favorite countries: Japan! Who has been there??
I remember the day when a friend introduced me to hummus, I remember thinking that it looked a bit weird and had a funny color. If she hadn’t convinced me, I probably wouldn’t even have tried it. But now I LOVE hummus. Whenever I make hummus, I pretty much add it to any meal I eat: salads, as a dip for veggies, sandwiches, or with some oven-baked sweet potatoes. The options are endless. Since that friend introduced me to hummus, I’ve tried lots of different recipes and believe I’ve finally
Sources are saying that 70% of the Dutch population has a vitamin D deficiency. In this blog, we’ll explain to you why this could easily be you, since most of us are avoiding the most important sources of vitamin D, and why you don’t want that. It can be dangerous even! But of course, you will also learn how to fix it, to make sure your levels are optimal again. Read all about it here: https://listentoday.nl/vitamin-d-deficiency