Women and Exercise

Most of us just find an exercise we like and do it several times a week no matter what. Sometimes we feel tired and unmotivated but we keep on going. After all, exercise is healthy right?

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Cold Smoked Salmon and Basil Mayonnaise

The other day I made a three-course dinner for my partner. Just to make something special and show my appreciation of him.

The main course was pork tenderloin, one of our favorites, and then I thought that Salmon would make a great starter. It was delicious!

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Dreamy Ham Pie

My mom used to make something she called Marianne’s Dreamy Ham when I was a kid.
This is a delicious gratin made with smoked ham, pickled red capsicum and mushrooms, and then topped with whipped cream mixed with ketchup, black pepper nd grated cheese. Oh, my, this really is heaven in a gratin. =o)

Since I stay away from most dairy nowadays, I wanted to make this dish more paleo, and I must say I succeeded.

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Greek Lamb Stew

We decided to add more lamb to our menu. It’s not a meat we’ve eaten while growing up and certainly not something we’ve experimented with as we got older. Until now that is.

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Natural Cleaning Products

In an earlier blog post, I talked about xenohormones and how they affect our endocrine system. In that post I promised I would also give you tips and tricks on how to clean your house with natural products.
Here are some of my advice!

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What are Xenohormones?

future blog postLower sperm count, less functional follicles in the ovaries, damage to the adrenal glands, pituitary gland, the thyroid…
These are some of the effects of xenohormones.
I want to take a closer look at what these hormones are, where they come from, how they affect us and what we can do to minimize its effect on us.

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The Amazing Testosterone

The primary anabolic and sex hormone in humans is testosterone.
A hormone talked a lot about in the weight lifting arena, and a hormone that more and more men have low levels of. Interestingly enough, women feel the effect of testosterone more than men do.
We’ll take a closer look at this very important hormone.

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Blueberry and coconut porridge

I really do love porridge!
It’s comforting on colder, rainy days. It’s great as both breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Today I made a new kind of porridge and it was delicious!
Recipe below.

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