Tag: Food

  • 10 hacks which will make cooking activity easier (and more fun!)

    10 hacks which will make cooking activity easier (and more fun!)

    Are you using cookbooks to improve your cooking? Have you found a cookbook that describes how to speed up cooking, I guess you have not, cookbooks do not describe tricks to speed up your experience in the kitchen, the really cool kitchen trick is not in anyone’s book. Here are 10 hacks that really makes…

  • Amsterdam to Enkhuizen – 68.86km

    Amsterdam to Enkhuizen – 68.86km

    Today’s decision was to do a “one direction” bike ride, a one direction bike ride is that I go in one direction and take the train back. The direction I decide to go in depends on if I training to go with a headwind or with the wind in the back. Today’s ride was wind…

  • Banana Oat Meal cookies (energy bars)

    I have tried a new homemade recipe for a sports bar, that I can take with me to refuel during a training session.

  • Find your French wine

    Find your French wine

    The infographic below shows French wine production by regions (in hectolitres) with list of major varietals by regions and varietal aromas. You can also read my article about Wine Regions of the World

  • Top 5 Reasons to Drink Lemon Water

    Here are 5 health benefits of drinking lemon water that elevate drinking it for reasons beyond just taste: Support immune function: Lemons are high in antioxidant vitamin C, known for its supportive role in healthy immune function which may reduce the risk of respiratory infection. Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) found in lemons demonstrates anti-inflammatory effects, and…

  • Sources of Calcium

    Western culture has ingrained in us that dairy is the best source of dietary calcium. We’re taught about the four food groups in school — and that you get calcium from drinking milk or eating cheese.

  • Sugar Detox Day 1 – Monday June 11th 2012

    My first day of avoiding refined sugar – my goal of this activity is to dampen my sweet tooth. The first day is always easy, I raised early and went for a 10km run.

  • Can worms get drunk?

    This is a hypothetical question – can worms get drunk? Living in an apartment we do all our composting through a worm bin that we have in our kitchen. The worms eat the most compostable by-products of our personal habits. In exchange, the worms produce nice fresh soil that we use for our indoor plants. The other day I had a cup…

  • Swedish Limpa Bread Recipe

    This is my moms special recipe for making Swedish Limpa. Ingredients 2 cups orange juice 1/2 cup butter 1 1/3 cups dark brown sugar 1/4 cup dark molasses 2 1/2 teaspoons caraway seeds 2 teaspoons anise seed 2 teaspoons salt 2 cups cold water 3 tablespoons yeast 4 cups rye flour (medium) 5-6 cups all-purpose…

  • Wanna get high off some white crystals?

    Try some organic sugar. When the alternative sweeteners like agave don’t quite fit the recipe, organic versions of a sweet tooth’s taste way better than artificial sweeteners, and fewer pesticides help sweeten the deal.