Month: januari 2016

Stay active

In order to maintain a healthy lifestyle it’s important that you try to stay active and workout regularly. Try to exercise at least three times a week for a at least 30 minutes. And that means 30 sweaty minutes 😉 But the most important is that you stay active every day. And by active I mean going for a brisk 30 minutes walk, cleaning the apartment/house, taking the stairs instead of the elevator, doing some light yoga/stretching, playing with your kids, dancing to your favourite song, taking the bicycle instead of the car, those kind of things. It’s easy to forget about the time when you’re in front of the computer, minutes become hours and all of a sudden you’ve been sitting in the same position for way too many hours. Making you feel tense and stiff. Try to take short breaks every now and then; drink some water, stretch your shoulders etcetera. I’m one of those lucky persons that only has a 30 minutes walk to work. It’s a great way to start the …

Meat free January

I’ve decided to enjoy a meat free/vegetarian January. I haven’t been eating red meat and pork in a very long time, I think it’s probably 15 years since I had a piece of meat. However I’ve been eating plenty of chicken and fish. Whereas I’m sensitive to dairy it won’t be any bigger problem leaving that out. Goat cheese is still okey for me (in moderation), which I’m rather happy about since I love halloumi. Anyhow during this meat free month I will continue eating organic eggs, but less than before. I’m used to eating approximately three to four eggs per day. Hopefully in a couple of weeks I’m down to eating three to four eggs per week. One reason why I decided to stay away from chicken and fish is that I want to eat more plant based and thereby focus more on veggies and greens. I didn’t really plan to have a meat free January, it just ”happened”. During the Christmas holidays I enjoyed plenty of vegetarian food and fish, and it felt …