Why Weight Loss Diets Don’t Work

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Every year it seems to be the same routine. The moment spring and summer approach many people want to get into a shape they deem fit for a beach. Or maybe they want to look good for a date, wedding or party. What ever it is they all share a common goal weight loss, quickly and a lot. Those people then go on the weirdest diet concepts and believe that with only eating kale or drinking green tea and Continue Reading…

Nutty Chocolate Cake – Low Carb And Paleo Friendly

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It’s getting nuts again. I have been looking for a low carb and paleo-friendly chocolate cake. Previously, I shared my recipe for the paleo hazelnut chocolate fudge with you. I wanted to elevate this recipe to another – calorie-dense and yet outstandingly delicious – level. Here comes the nutty chocolate cake. It’s relatively low carb and paleo-friendly.

Different Types Of Diets – An Overview

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Over the years I shared plenty of recipes with you on my blog. At the moment they mostly fall into 3 different categories of diets: • Low Carb Diet • Paleo Diet • Vegan Diet As I want to make it as easy for you as possible to find what you are looking for I regrouped the different diets for you. While we’re here I will use this space to give a short explanation of the key ideas of Continue Reading…

Low Carb Tagliatelle with Salmon and Mushrooms

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In my quest to eat more fish and seafood I was looking for a low carb recipe that made me happy. Salmon is one of my favourite fishes out there and I managed to get a very good filet. Besides that, I have deepened my love of and for the fungi kingdom, so this recipe contains plenty of mushrooms too. As I wanted to make this an Italian style dish pasta was needed. That’s how I came up with Continue Reading…

Become The Most Successful Failure

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Recently I saw a video in which Peter Dinklage spoke about his life and about decisions he had to take in order to give his acting career a real change. In short, it’s about following your passion, taking risks and embracing failure. The video of further below. Watch it, I found it very inspirational. Shortly after I wrote about my thoughts about this on my Facebook page. But I wanted to but a more visibility and emphasis on this important topic. Continue Reading…

Vegan Dark Chocolate Ice Cream – The 1 Ingredient Treat

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One of the treats I enjoy a lot is ice cream. I’m sure many of you enjoy it too. I’ve been asked if I could share a recipe on how to make a gluten-free and low carb ice cream that actually tastes good. It took me a moment, while pondering the general idea of ice cream making it hit me. It’s really simple and to state my case I share my vegan dark chocolate ice cream recipe with you. Continue Reading…

The White Elephant In The Room – The Caucasian Minority

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When I traveled to Asia the first time – on my honeymoon – I traveled to Singapore and Bali. It was a wonderful time and I enjoyed the culture, the people, the culinary arts and the time abroad a lot. Whenever possible I tried to engage with local people. This really gives me a better sense of what is going on in the country and I feel much less like a tourist. As someone who speaks four languages (and Continue Reading…

Low Carb Duck Breast with Spaghetti and Cream

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After having made a couple of great deals while grocery shopping, I ended up with plenty of delicious ingredients that needed to be converted into an adequate recipe. After having looked at my fridge I decided to make a low carb version of an Italian inspired spaghetti carbonara with duck breast. I hope you enjoy the recipe of my low carb duck breast with spaghetti and cream as much as I did creating it!

Low Carb Steak Cheeseburger with Tostones, Salad and Guacamole – Pirate Edition

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Cheeseburgers are definitely one of my favorite things to make and eat. The level of detail and finesse to make a great hamburger is way over 9000. Unfortunately most people haven’t got the memo yet and eat tasteless cheeseburgers from boring fast food chains. As I managed to get some amazing beef patties I figured it was time for a new cheeseburger recipe: my low carb steak cheeseburger with tostones, salad and guacamole (pirate edition).