My third trimester pregnancy diary. What I did in those final months in terms of physical activity, nutrition, mental and spiritual preparation for birth and preparing my first born for the new baby.
This Christmas won’t be like the others. For many it can be a time of loneliness and sorrow as it […]
This second pregnancy flew by! I am now in the third trimester and here we are at the final stretch (literally 😉). Here is how the second trimester went for me this time.
I love this quick and easy carrot cake, made with almonds, organic eggs and a little bit of raw cane sugar! it is moist and fluffy and the perfect treat for autumn!
Estrogen is an important hormone for our reproductive health, and in females it helps control the menstrual cycle and is particularly important for childbearing. But estrogen has more functions than that. It also helps keep cholesterol in control and protects our bones. Whenever estrogen gets out of balance, we can suffer some unpleasant consequences.
It’s officially soup time! Try this recipe if you’d like a nourishing and warming meal:
Quick dairy and gluten-free salmon pasta. I made this one for dinner the other day and we loved it! Snapped a picture and sharing the recipe with you. It’s gluten and dairy free recipe but it tastes so rich and creamy!
This was the best thing I did to get a good night sleep during pregnancy and I can highly recommend it!
Pregnancy is a sensitive period, our emotions are heightened, our senses are elevated and anxiety and uncertainty can sneak in too. Please know that by sharing my own experience I am going out of my comfort zone, but I am doing it in the hope that it will serve some of you.
While largely recognized for the role it plays in thyroid health, iodine plays a bigger role than that when it comes to women’s health. It plays an important role in oestrogen metabolism, breast tissue development, ovulation, foetal development and more.
Contrary to popular diet culture, based on food and calorie restriction, intuitive eating is a way of eating that promotes a healthy attitude towards food and body image. It is an intuitive process that requires us to be in touch with our body and its needs, and drops the “shoulds” and “don’ts”.
Do you know if your meal is balanced? And what does a balanced meal actually look like?
In this video, I am sharing with you how to assemble a healthy bowl so that it can be not only delicious but vibrant and nutritionally balanced too.
So many women complain about painful periods, PMS and fatigue, and yet it is often considered normal, as it is so common. But just because these symptoms are common, it doesn’t mean they are normal.
Ever since we have been staying at home I started doing some live cooking sessions on my Instagram account. They take place every Thursday at 18:00h. A few weeks ago we prepared a cauliflower pizza, and I’m sharing the recipe here with you.
While our diet can’t prevent us from contracting a virus, it can influence how our body reacts and deals with it. Our immune system can be supported with certain nutrients, while lack of these may lead to less effective immune response and higher susceptibility to infection.
This recipe is quick and really easy to make. It is perfect as a last minute meal, because you can prepare the falafels with cooked chickpeas from a jar. The classic recipe for falafels uses soaked and raw chickpeas. And you know how beneficial it is to soak your legumes – if you don’t here’s an article about it – but sometimes life happens and you might be short on time.
A few weeks ago I hosted a live Instagram session, where I chatted with Jessica Janusz – a yoga teacher and founder of Anushia about Emotional Wellbeing. The session ended up being almost an hour long. I decided to upload some of the topics we discussed in short, easily digestible videos, so you can go back to them when you need. You will find the videos below. Emotional wellbeing is an integral part of our health, and tending to our emotions is just as important, if not even more, as paying attention to the food we consume.
The food we eat impacts our digestion. How we prepare that food is just as important. Discover why you should soak your grains, legumes and nuts and how to do it properly in this blog post.
Digestive problems are so widespread nowadays that they almost seem like a normal part in our daily life. It is thought that many of our health issues start with a faulty digestion, so paying attention to it seems to be the first step towards improved overall health and wellbeing. Here are 8 ways to improve digestion naturally.
Tempeh is one of my favorite sources of plant-based protein. It’s versatile and absorbs well flavors. In many ways I […]
This is the perfect time to take care of ourselves, to work on improving our lifestyle and dietary habits and increase our wellbeing. The goal of this online class is to help you do exactly that and guide you into taking the necessary steps to make long-lasting beneficial change.
We are living in a bizarre time. Things have changed so drastically in a matter of a few days and […]
This quick and healthy breakfast recipe is perfect for adults and kids! It will keep your energy stable and will provide you with nutrients.
We all have experienced cravings at some point in our life. Cravings are oftentimes associated with negative feelings, such as guilt, shame, or a feeling that we’re out of control. However, cravings can also offer us an insight into our physical and emotional well-being, especially as we learn to listen to our body.
Here is the program for Plateful Nutrition’s toddler cooking classes for 2020.
Join wellness connoisseours, Vesela Savova (certified Diet & Nutrition Advisor) and Jessica Janusz (certified Yoga & Empowerment Retreat Teacher) for a half day workshop this Sunday on creating positive habits through what we feed ourselves both mentally and physically. If you’re ready to make changes that last in a way that is supportive, fun, and healthy then this is the time to take for you.
Eating healthy or starting to exercise are always in the top of the New Year’s Resolution list. However, just as many set these resolutions, many also fail to reach their goals. Why is that? It is because saying that you’ll start eating healthy or exercising is not enough.
Let’s get into the Christmas spirit together with our little ones and make some delicious and yes, healthy, cookies! Book […]
Pasta is a thing in our house. My daughter loves it, and I like it too as it can oftentimes be prepared fairly quickly – it’s a perfect option for a weekday meal or for when you are not sure what to serve your kids. You know they won’t say no to pasta! 🙂 As a nutritionist however, I also want to make sure I serve a meal that will nourish the body and will provide with essential nutrients.