Indian Potatoes with Chickpeas -Vegan

Indische Kartoffeln mit Kichererbsen

I have Rheumatoid Arthritis and Celiac Disease and because I dislike pain, and much of the pain is food-related, I eat mostly vegan meals and cook healthy dishes. Many of them I found online, others I compose by using my older recipes and then I adjust them to my needs. NO dairy, NO meat, NO gluten, NO sugar, NO GMO, NO processed food, but, surprisingly enough, it doesn’t mean it has no taste or is not filling, it also doesn’t mean it has to be expensive. YES to taste! Yes to health!

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Lentil Salad with Red Beets

Rote-Linsen-Salat mit Roter Bete

I love to cook and I enjoy good food but these days I have to listen to my body, which is attacking me at all times if I don’t eat right. Autoimmune disorders, in my case an inflammation that affects my small joints. Pain, and joint stiffness, endless fatigue, and brain fog I should get a patent for. All gone if I stick to a healthy diet. Too much protein is my downfall, sugar drives me mad, gluten inflames my gut, dairy, including my beloved cheese, has become my archenemy.

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Italian Rice-Melon Salad

Italienischer Reis - Melonen - Salat

Cooking tasteful, heart-healthy meals containing less sodium has been quite a challenge. My husband, who now after his bypass surgery is considered a heart patient for life, has not been very helpful. The times of juicy burgers and fried foods are over. Sodium loaded soups, chili’s, stews, and gravies have been banned from my kitchen. Continue reading