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MS and (smokey) environments

Did you know that people who smoke or even used to and quit are more likely to develop MS?It’s a 1,6 times higher risk for current smokers and 1,2 times for those who quit.And if this wouldn’t be enough, the chance of developing a more aggressive versions of MS (PPMS or SPMS) that lead to … Continue reading MS and (smokey) environments

Spring salad with marinated warm Quinoa

It’s beet, radish, eggplant and asparagus season so I put everything together in a salad with some leftover lupin tempeh from the Bibimbap recipe and there’s definitely some potential for becoming a new weeknight favorit! ingredients: 100g green asparagus, ends removed, sliced 100g brown mushrooms, sliced 100g eggplant, diced 100g tempeh, diced 2 cups broccoli, … Continue reading Spring salad with marinated warm Quinoa

Chickpea salad as sandwich topping

ingredients: 400g canned chickpeas 1/3 cup finely chopped celery 1/3 cup finally chopped capers 1 spring onion, thinly sliced 1/2 cup parsley, chopped 1/2 cup thick soy curd or any thick plant yogurt 1/3 cup freshly pressed lemon juice 1 tbsp grated lemon zest 1/2 tsp dijon mustard 1 tsp sumac 1 tsp chili flakes … Continue reading Chickpea salad as sandwich topping

OMS-friendly Bibimbap

Really appropriate self-care on world MS day looked like making one of my very favorite dishes:Bibimbap is a south Korean national dish that is traditionally served in a sizzling hot stone bowl with beef, Gochujang and an egg, sunny side up. ingredients (2 large portions): 1 cup of rice (I used a mixture of natural … Continue reading OMS-friendly Bibimbap

Missing menstruation and the big soy question

Well, it took me quite some time to find convincing research results about a question that keeps me awake at night: Is eating soy beneficial for regaining my period or not?At first it’s important to find out about the cause and state of the specific amenorrhea. Is it due to PCOS, hypothalamic amenorrhea or even … Continue reading Missing menstruation and the big soy question

Dried apple rings with cinnamon and cardamom

This is my favorite OMS friendly sweet treat that I actually use to buy prefabricated.I tried to make them at home and added some cinnamon – no surprise it has been a huge flavor improvement. It’s super easy to make it just needs some time in the oven. ingredients & method: 2 large apples (I … Continue reading Dried apple rings with cinnamon and cardamom

How good is the future if I haven’t had a presence?

I feel like being short before another mental breakdown just because of my effort to do everything right for my future self. I got lost in another tornado of “what ifs”. About 2 weeks ago I decided to gain weight to get my period back – which is not the easiest task under OMS guidelines. … Continue reading How good is the future if I haven’t had a presence?

Firm fermented Cashew-Cheese

A dream came true: homemade fermented “cheese” that truly tastes the most like “real” cheese (compared to any other product I ate so far) due to the usage of vegan probiotics. Basically I took the recipe from eatthisorg – a food blog I like a lot in general – with just some slight changes. It’s … Continue reading Firm fermented Cashew-Cheese

Ragú on lemony Polenta

This was another more or less spontaneous pantry dinner. The creamy ragú is based on brown mushrooms, mountain lentils, green asparagus and smoked tofu. ingredients: 1 cup polenta 1 cup mountain lentils 400g brown mushrooms zest and juice of 1 lemon 100g green asparagus, sliced 80g smoked tofu, diced 1 (red) onion, chopped 1 glove … Continue reading Ragú on lemony Polenta