WEEK-END IN LONDON

Week-ends are always great but if you are going somewhere they become more special. You will remember them more likely because when I think back of the two years that I have been together with Kerem, I don’t remember the numerous cosy nights in but the trips we did together: Berlin, Marrakech, Tokyo, Los Angeles and now London. The trip to London was my birthday …

HEALTHY FAMILY PIZZA

I don’t know about you but I usually don’t eat pizza. Two reasons: too many carbs, too much fat. We made pizza with wholewheat flour and it was really nice but still… Today we made the pizza base with cauliflower and it was awesome! The smell and the taste were perfect and I actually made my kids eat an extra portion of vegetables! Here is …

TREND: VEGETARIAN PROTEIN

Famous chefs around the world make vegetable dishes the stars of their menu and vegetarian or vegan dishes have become popular among carnivores lately. The trend clearly goes to replacing meat with plant based protein, just the way I have been eating for 30 years now. Nowadays antibiotic-resistant bacteria deriving from meat are a growing public health concern, that is why you may want to …

5 THINGS TO CHANGE BEFORE NEW YEAR

1. Less stress. Whether eating to fill an emotional need or grabbing fast food simply because there is no time to sit down or prepare something healthy, a stressed-out lifestyle is rarely a healthy one. I have learned to say No and my life became so much easier ever after. I don’t meet with people I don’t really care for anymore and I don’t commit …

THE HEALTHIEST BREAKFASTS EVER

I am in love with bowls of any kind. Chia bowls, acai bowls, oatmeal bowls, nice-cream bowls, quinoa bowls. They are simply more delicious than something that comes in a plate! My absolute two favourites are chia and oatmeal bowls with berries and pomegranate. They do not only taste like dessert, they are also super healthy. Let me tell you why. Why is Chia good …

EASY WAYS TO BURN MORE FAT

There are some simple tricks about how to burn more fat that have worked for me. When I had my body fat checked last time, it was 13,7 per cent. The optimal range for a woman athlete is between 14 and 20 per cent (men 6-13%). If your body fat is between 21 and 24 per cent (men 14-17%), you are considered fit. If it …

BUILD MUSCLE WITH FAST FOOD

Lunch time and all your friends want to have a quick bite around the corner. Fast food is the last thing you need since you are trying to eat healthy, but sometimes you simply don’t have an other option but to go with the flow, respectively your colleagues. Here is a guide to healthy fast food in Turkey which will actually help you build up …