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Speculaas Spice Mix – St. Nicolas

As I do not live in The Netherlands anymore it isn't easy for me to get hold of speculaas spice mix these days, fortunately, it is effortless to make myself.Usually, at the end of November, I make a preserving jar full of it. I tend to use a LOT of it in the month of...

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Introduction equipment series

This is the first of a series that I'm going to write about equipment you can use to create healthy nourishing foods. I'll take you on a tour through my kitchen. Equipment There are quite a few pieces of equipment that I regularly use, that many people have not heard...

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Home made supplements

Supplements are so easy to make at home. You know what is in them that way. They are much cheaper as well.Home made supplements Regularly we make home made supplements. We make liver capsules and turmeric capsules the most frequent. Dehydrating For the liver capsules...

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Book review – The skin, tongue and nails speak

Book review on: The skin, tongue and nails speak - Observational signs of nutritional deficienciesBy Donna Burke Wild The book The Skin, Tongue and Nails SpeakObservational Signs of Nutritional DeficienciesDona Burka Wild This book is non-fiction. it is written for...

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Small steps #3 – Go organic and grassfed

Another small step that will improve your nutrition without making major changes that may cause stress in the family.Organic Another one of the small steps that you can fairly easily do without having a whole family revolt is changing the quality of the products you...

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Keto summit

This summit was already ongoing when I discovered it, but it was very interesting, Have a look in case you still can!Ketogenic summit Some time ago I learned about a summit that I wish I would have known about a couple of weeks earlier than I did. It was the Keto...

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Water kefir. The healthy fizzy drink! Win-win!

Water kefir. What is it? How to make it! It tastes amazing and it is a healthy drink. It is a naturally fermented drink and it is a fizzy drink! What is not to love! I really think everyone should drink this healthy, fermented beverage! Water Kefir My family loves,...

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Bone broth, supports healing!

Bone broth is a traditional food that has kept humans healthy for thousands of years. It has been very important in many indigenous communities.In some communities it was preferred to other drinks.It is easy to make and very wholesome. Bone broth When I was a child I...

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Knitting: Scourer alternative

The most common scourers sold in the supermarket are made from plastic and are really bad for the environment. So I wanted to have a better alternative. I decided to make my own. Here is the pattern.Scourers Scourers are amazing to clean dishes with food stuck on...

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Small steps #5 – Salt

There are all kinds of colourful very nice tasting salts. They all contain many more minerals than the white table salt in the supermarket.Salt All salts have a high content of sodium chloride. This is just the way it is. This is not necessarily bad for you as long as...

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Sweeteners

Which sweeteners are bad for you? Are they all bad? Which are okay to use? Which are the best to use?What is sugar? Sugar is a name for sweet tasting carbohydrates that can be added to drinks and food as they can be dissolved.Simple sugars are monosaccharides. Some...

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Small step #8 – Sweeteners

This will be the quick and easy guide to sweeteners. I am also writing a lengthy article as the more I was looking into this, the more I felt I needed to share. Here is the short version, without much detail at all. Just quick guidelines. Sugars This will be a very...

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Introduction to Small Steps

Intro to a series on small steps to a nourishing diet. In blogs I read big steps. Here are really small steps so your family will not revolt, but move over to a nourishing diet. This is my story, how I struggled and got there in the end. Introduction to Small Steps...

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My covid experience

In September 2021 I had covid and it was a very unusual experience, but for sure not a bad one. It was actually a really good experience. As it was a good experience I want to share what happened with you. For me there was a lot of silver lining involved with having...

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Who are you?

A different version of you exists in the mind of everyone who knows you.   The person you think of as "yourself" exists only for you, and even you don't really know who that is. Every person you meet or have a friendship or relationship with creates a version of...

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11 March 1975

On 11 March 1975 my father died and it was hard. Here is my story about what happened. Today it is 46 years ago that my father died. It was Tuesday 11 March in 1975 and I was 7 years old. It is still a day that throws me off a bit. It has been that way for 46 years...

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