The Queen of Herbs

I’ve changed the intro to this post a thousand times because I am so excited to finally announce that Jekka, the most renowned organic herb gardener in the UK, has designed and planted my herb garden.

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Did you know how old almond milk is?

As you probably know from my story, I am a historian. I’ve been studying history for a good 10 years—and I still do. This year I also started a course in biodynamic farming, but I didn’t drop my education in history. At the moment, I am also working on my MA in History. Together with […]

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Quick miso soup with soba noodles

This miso soup is a real lifesaver. First and second courses are literally combined in it, and it’s super quick to cook. It took me less than 25 minutes to prepare it. The only difficulty you may face is sourcing right ingredients. But once you sourced them, you’re good to go. They can sit in […]

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Anti-cancer diet: Nutrition as a preventative medicine.

Many people truly believe that health conditions or illnesses start with symptoms. However, I’m a strong advocate for preventative medicines and strongly disagree with this approach. Illness is an outcome of the long-lasting processes in your body imposed by mostly lifestyle choices and a tiny bit of DNA traits. Some people have such poor lifestyles […]

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The bitter truth about sugar

‘Sugar-free’ is a firmly established definition that associates with positive and healthy quality of the food. However, we wouldn’t be able to exist without this sweet ingredient. I’m absolutely not saying that you need to go and eat a muffin instead of continuing to read this post. Instead, I suggest you finish this little excurse […]

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Why organic* food is so expensive?

(*by organic food I mean food that is produced by honest organic producers whose aim is not only comply with “95 % organic allowance norm”, but to insure that their food is nutritious, healthy and not treated with any dubious solutions). It’s a very widespread opinion that organic food is unreasonably overpriced. Some people think […]

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10 components of the best organic kitchen garden

Building an organic garden is a topic complex enough for a whole dissertation. Every garden is different. Climate, weather conditions, soil, position of your garden, neighbours 🙂 … everything will affect your successful growing. I will try to do the impossible and fit all necessary information in this post. It will give you an idea […]

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Why and how to compost

Dogs… Vermin… Smell… These are just a few reasons why many people try to avoid composting and get away with ready-to-use commercially available liquid feeds in their gardens. However, compost is a vital ingredient in organic gardening.

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‘It’s so good for you’

I was having my breakfast in one of the health clubs in London one day. There was a lady sitting next to me eating poached eggs with avocado on pumpkin and sunflower seed gluten-free bread and a smoothie with spirulina and chia seeds.

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