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Which foods contain the daily nutrients that you need!

  Ideally it would be great if you were able to get all the nutrients you need from the foods you eat. The challenge is to know which foods contain what nutrients, or how much of such food should you be eating. The rule of thumb is to eat a varied diet, eat a rainbow […]

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Why I love: the Winter Squash

Eating seasonal is the bedrock of healthy living.  The Squash has 2 seasons: Summer and Winter. The Winter Squash comes in different varieties: butternut, spaghetti and acorn are the most popular. No matter what variety you choose, always pick a squash that feels heavy for its size. It’s a good high-fiber, low calorie, nutrient-dense vegetable. […]

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Menu for the Homeless

This weekend I coordinated a group of volunteer chefs and together we prepared a 3 course meal for 50 homeless people in Amsterdam. With over 100 million homeless people worldwide, a drop in the ocean, but a very worthy effort. Our contribution was in synch with Earth Hour [March 23, 2013], a global effort to […]

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Seasonal fruits & vegetables – August to December

To optimize the available nutrients from fruits and vegetables, it is best to consume when in season. Here is a list of seasonal fruits & vegetables for the months of August through to December.

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