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Should I stay or should I go now?

This is about fatigue again. How do you know when it’s time to stop, time to step back, time to cancel? I’m almost always confused and uncertain about my (probably) MS-related flare-ups and episodes of overall exhaustion and the decisions that follow.Should I push through, should I cancel or is there any option in-between? I’m … Continue reading Should I stay or should I go now?

Lemony pasta with baked “cheese” and cherry tomatoes

This is a twist on the social media hype of baked feta and tomato pasta.I tried a feta based on tofu – first silkened, afterwards firm – but it did just taste awful. In my opinion tofu and the typical vegan cheese ingredients (nutritional yeast, garlic and onion powder etc) don’t work together at all. … Continue reading Lemony pasta with baked “cheese” and cherry tomatoes

Sour and spicy bean stew

Better late than never: It follows the promised recipe of a vegan version (but actually completely different) famous bean stew by goddess Alison Roman. ingredients: 1 can of white beans (save the water) 1 can of black beans or chickpeas or kidney beans (as you desire, save the water) 1 cup of vegetable broth 1 … Continue reading Sour and spicy bean stew

Macaroni and Cheese

Before I went (pesce-) vegan due to my MS diagnosis I was a dedicated omnivore (it’s not that long ago tbh – I’m following the OMS program for a little more than a year now.)Anyways I used to love traditional Mac and Cheese and also experimented a lot with different ingredients, cheeses and flavors. To … Continue reading Macaroni and Cheese

Autumn veggie stew

…that one fought my cold effectively! 🙂 ingredients: 4 cups vegetable stock 1 cup dry white wine 1 cup Aquafaba (chickpea water) 1 cup brown lentils 1 can of chickpeas 150g glass-noodles (or any other kind of noodle you like) juice of 1 lemon 3 gloves of garlic, minced 2 (red) onions, diced a thumb-tip … Continue reading Autumn veggie stew

Hokkacheesecake

Pumpkin – especially hokkaido – is besides kale my favorite autumn vegetable. I’m not too much into baking sweets, cakes and pies but as my weekend trip got cancelled I got plenty of free time left spontaneously so I decided to give my cravings for an OMS-friendly pumpkin pie a go.And hell yeah, I nailed … Continue reading Hokkacheesecake

Quinoa salad with spinach and pomegranate

This is an amazing salad as side for BBQs and hot summer nights in general. I had it with steamed salmon which is also a great combo. ingredients: 2 cups of cooked Quinoa 200g fresh and rinsed baby spinach seeds of 1 pomegranate 200g cherry tomatoes, quartered 2 shallots, thinly sliced 1 bunch of parsley, … Continue reading Quinoa salad with spinach and pomegranate

My first heat wave with MS flare-ups

Well, I always told everyone that I really don’t have any issues with the hot season. I was active and I kinda liked the feeling of constant sweating and no need of any jackets throughout the night.Last winter I realized that I have difficulties with freezing: My skin burns terribly as somebody tries to rip … Continue reading My first heat wave with MS flare-ups

Jackfruit burrito with sweet potato Queso and avocado dip

ingredients: 4 tortillas (I used store bought ones, wheat flour) 1 cup of basmati rice 2 large sweet potatoes 1 ripe avocado 1 tbsp cashew butter 1/2 cup unsweetened plant milk (I used almond) 1/2 head of cauliflower, pulsed into small pieces 200g brown mushrooms – same 200g black beans 1 yellow bell pepper, diced … Continue reading Jackfruit burrito with sweet potato Queso and avocado dip