NUTRITION COACH & NUTRITIONAL THERAPIST

Riverford at The Duke of Cambridge // London

When I heard the word "organic pub", I didn't know what to expect. Indeed, my idea of a "pub" doesn't match with what I picture as my typical healthy food heaven so I was a bit reluctant to go. But now that I have tested it, it's one of my favourite places to eat in...

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How I Finally Managed To Improve My Skin

I'm in the way of becoming a Nutritional Therapist. I've still got 2 years to go until graduation and many more years to keep learning, so I know I will be able to help people get rid of their acne eventually. However, until that day, I have to get rid of mine. It's...

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Food Haul #3

This food haul is well overdue because this brings us back to the end of August. Therefore, some of the fruits & veggies I bought may not still be in season but hey, better late than  never as they say! I couldn't resist buying a huge load of kale: I don't know...

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Lunch at IMA

IMA is one of those places that sounded like my cup of tea: israeli/mediterranan and vegetarian food - just like my favourite restaurants ever: Yotam Ottolenghi's and Sami Tamimi's ones in London. Therefore I HAD to go to IMA in Paris to taste their version of my...

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A Debrief On My First Year at CNM

It's already been a year since I enrolled at CNM for a 3-year course in Naturopathic Nutrition. That's crazy how time flies! Anyway, that's the perfect opportunity to look back and tell you about my experience, in case any of you might be interested in becoming a...

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Lunch at Ethos

The other day, I had some time to kill in the city before taking the Eurostar back to Paris, so of course I took this opportunity to try out some of the paces I have yet to check out on my "must go food places" list. The location of choice for this day was Ethos....

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What I Ate In Reykjavik

Eating healthy in Iceland can be quite tricky. Indeed, you can't get much from a grocery store, as they can't get their hands on many fresh fruits and veggies, and as the healthy trend hasn't taken up on the market quite yet - though it's worth mentioning they've got...

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Hearty & Nutritious Salad Recipe

This one is the perfect anti-cliché veggie/vegan salad recipe. Flexitarians are often thought to be depriving themselves, to eat nothing but salad leaves, bland and boring meals. Well I'm definitely not falling in this false stereotype! And this hearty salad is a...

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My Favourite Instagram People

Today I thought I'd give a shoutout to all he great Instagram people out there who give me so much inspiration. My Instagram feed is full of them, and especially full of food, wellness and health people. But I've got a few faves of course! I must say social media is...

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My Top 5 Inexpensive Kitchen Essentials

Illustration by my sister Elena aka @moussakalin on Instagram   As you may know, I'm massively into cooking. I cook every single meal I'm having (well, most of the time!) and I really enjoy the process of making great things out of simple and raw ingredients. But...

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What I Eat In A Day #3

I'm back with another what I eat in a day, yay! It was a very busy week day so I chose recipes that are really easy to make. For breakfast, I had my usual cup of tea. But, instead of my traditional green or white tea, I fancied black tea for once. This is so good and...

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New Logo, New Name, New Mindset

  Logo by the talented @moussakalin - Go support her! Today is a good day. Because today is the day I finally don't hide anymore. I've created my blog about 9 months ago and I've been kind of hiding it all this time. At first, I only told my mum and my sister,...

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Healthy Eating Is A Form Of Self-Respect

Illustration: @moussakalin Nowadays, it is difficult to be unaware of the fact that the food we choose to eat can improve or damage our health, increase or prevent risks of diseases. And that’s a good thing: that means people tend to get more and more educated on this...

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Mealplanning #2

As you seem to like my first meal plan post (thank you guys!), I thought I'd share another one I did for my lovely sister 🙂 Talking about my first meal plan post, I should mention that I forgot to say something about fruits. I always eat fruit at lunch and dinner and...

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Some Kind Of Local Taco Recipe

The other night, I wanted to make my parsley rolls (basically a mix of parsley, shallots, olive oil, spices and lemon inside brick sheet slightly cooked in a frying pan), but I couldn't find organic brick sheet anywhere. So I improvised with what I had at home and it...

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Meal planning #1

Illustration: @moussakalin It's been a few years now that I do meal-planning for myself for three simple reasons: I only have to do the food shop once a week, not wandering around wondering what I might have to eat the next few days saves me a lot of time in the...

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Mindful Eating

Guess what? Your body cannot do several things at a time. When we manage to do lots of things at once, well we sure do them, but our bodies get overloaded too much information and don't deal with any of them. Too bad, uh? That's the same when it comes to eating....

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My Thoughts On Detox

January and Spring/Summer are the two moments of the year when detox is THE thing. Every magazine tells you about it and we often feel guilty when we don't do one ourselves. We hear about juice detox, tea detox, or about eating one single food for a few days of...

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Don’t Eat Less, Eat Better

Illustration credit: @moussakalin That is what I'd been struggling to understand for years. And then one day I saw the light. That was it: eating less was not a good solution to make my body look a certain way - being skinny - because it was unhealthy. Sometimes we...

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Healthy Chocolate

Good news: YES, chocolate can be healthy! Actually, chocolate should be healthy: it was until big companies decided to put lots of chemicals and nasties in it and sold some kind of crap with the label "chocolate" on it. That's a pity considering this kind of fake...

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Natural Medicine Vs. Allopathic Medicine

Here we are with two schools of thought: Allopathic Medicine: often referred to as modern medicine. This type of medicine is highly specialized (you can go to a GP or to an ophthalmologist, gastroenterologist, oncologist, etc...) and works with the use of medications...

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