When you haven't always been a vegetarian, it might be hard in the beginning to figure out what to eat every week night. I hear a lot from people and friends that they were brought up with similar styles of dishes on week nights, namely a piece of meat, some potatoes and a bit of … Continue reading Creativity with mashed potatoes
If you're American you surely know the popularity of Mac & Cheese. In Europe it is less known, but as a family who has travelled the world, it is very well known to us. The first time my eldest son tried Mac'n Cheese in the United States he loved it! Here in Belgium he used … Continue reading Healthy Mac&Cheese your kids will love!
After a successful sugar detox, you are now allowed to add a little sweetness again to your dinners. Falling short of vegan recipes for 2019? Don't worry, you'll find plenty of ideas here in the new year! So today, we are going to make a wintery, heart-warming dish that'll have your family of guests ask … Continue reading Caramelised tempeh with sweet potato, butternut and fresh salad.
Happy New Year everyone! 2019 will be a year of new beginnings, transformation, changing of old habits and miraculous synchronicity. So all the best to you and may 2019 bring you all your heart desires! After the holidays and the past festivities, most of us are fed up with festive dinners and we are wondering … Continue reading Sugar detox: how to get rid of the sugar addiction.
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Dear followers, Today I am reminding myself and my readers that Christmas is all about love and peace. Christmas was taken over by Christians, but it is actually (before christianity or catholicism) Yule that we are celebrating, or the Winter Solstice. Because after this longest night of the year, the … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Every Wednesday morning I have my yoga class in our local town. Our respected teacher is a very wise man. I believe he is now in his early seventies, but when you see him, you would definitely give him 10 years younger. His body is supple, muscled, well-maintained, but most importantly his mind is peaceful. … Continue reading The wise words of a yoga teacher
Very interesting thoughts this morning: yes! We must say NO to the overconsumption.
It’s about time we stop buying all these crappy things that are being pushed down our throats! That coke you’re drinking, that meat you’re eating, it’s killing you slowly but surely.
That new I-phone? Why do you think the kids of the producers are not allowed to have one? Because it infecting our brain, causing tumors. Almost everything the giant lobbies and industries want to force upon us is toxic. So the only way to stop them and to make them rethink our current society is to stop buying all this crap. Silent boycot works!
Look at all how it’s already changing! A lot of supermarkets are now refusing to distribute certain products and invest and foods with no added sugar, no meat, no gluten, etc. Yes, they are still pushing us to consume too much, but this is their habitual way of coping with boycot, they adapt the products to regain their market share. Silent boycotting works.
Re-integrating free values, such as spending quality time together, smiling, hugging, respecting each other, animals, nature, that’s what we need to do. Not saying that we should all start hugging, but we can spend our time differently. Instead of ravaging all the stores end of the year to celebrate Christmas with tons of gifts and too much food, we can celebrate Christmas for what it used to be: a time to be together, help the poor, be loving and kind and sing songs together, being thankful for the winter season and the spring that follows.
Think about this today, when you’re nearly pushing the “BUY-button” on that Black Friday sales website! Do you really need what you’re about to buy? Will it make you truly happy?
“Mangez ceci, c’est meilleur pour vous. Achetez cela, vous vous sentirez mieux. Allez voir ça, ça vous plaira. Il vous manque ce truc pour être vraiment génial. Il vous faut ce machin pour être aimé de vos collègues. Procurez-vous ce bidule, vous serez plus belle. Prenez un crédit, vous serez plus riche. Offrez-vous ça, vous serez heureux. Partez en vacances là-bas : c’est tendance. Consommez comme ça : nous savons ce qui est bon pour vous… Ecoutez-nous. Ecoutez-nous à la télé, dans la rue, dans le métro, à la radio, dans votre boîte aux lettres, dans vos journaux, sur internet, dans votre boîte mail. Ecoutez-nous, et consommez.”
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