Not all proteins were created equal! Some proteins can be harder to digest than others, e.g. the protein in oats compared to the protein in eggs. Some are complete, others need a little help. It is generally believed that the amino acids from animal proteins are of the easiest to digest and absorb and are all complete proteins. But! Read on to see what a little research would reveal… Continue reading The Best Protein Sources
So, the other day I had a convo about the best protein sources and I realised at a certain point that neither of us knew enough to take the debate to the next level. Now, for me this is a frustrating place to find myself in, I need to be sure. I decided to do my own in-depth research on protein sources, amino acids as well as the various diets we can find today. Let’s start with the basics: why do you need to know and eat what you’re about to read? Continue reading The Ultimate Low-Down on Proteins and Amino Acids
Apart from being a ridiculously good source of protein, hemp oil is the only food oil that not only contains the omegas 3 and 6 but also GLA. With its high content of essential fatty acids, ratio 2:5:1 in omega3, omega6 and Gamma Linolenic Acid, it is considered a superfood and believed to be optimal in terms of improving skin conditions.
If you are avoiding fish products because of the rising contamination and mercury content, hemp is a safe, nutritionally rich and quality product to use instead. Also perfect for pregnant / nursing mommies. Continue reading Hemp Hummus
Time to break away from the norm again.. Every now and then I treat myself to some of the most amazing inspirational photos and recipe ideas on Pinterest and try ’em out when I get the chance. I like to experiment so I always tend to alter the recipe (even when it comes to baking..when will I learn?)
This one, however, is quite simple and straight forward: Aubergine with pizza toppings. It’s completely foolproof and takes less than 20min prep. Continue reading Grilled Aubergine Pizzas