Homemade Bounty Bars from Yoga Girl Rachel Brathen

Did you know that Yoga Girl Rachel Brathen has a book? I reviewed it and made her bounty bars!

Homemade Bounty Bars from Yoga Girl Rachel Brathen | curlsnchard.com

You might know Rachel Brathen aka Yoga Girl for coining the hashtag #yogaeverydamnday and the beautiful pictures on her hugely popular Instagram account (1,8 mio followers!). She also published a book, which recently came out in German as well. As you can imagine, this is NOT a cookbook in the traditional sense. This is a wellness book, with a few recipes strewn in, comparable to Tara Stiles book I reviewed earlier last year. To find out what I thought about the book and Rachel’s delicious vegan Bounty Bars, continue reading!

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Food Intolerances: Learning how to cope with them

Have you been diagnosed with food intolerances? Do you feel overwhelmed? I have 5 steps that will help you to cope with food intolerances!

How to Cope with Food Intolerances | curlsnchard.com

I’ve always had issues with certain kind of food. The times I felt sick, bloated, or plain dizzy after a meal are too many times that I can even count. At a point, my stomach problems got so bad that I had to go to the hospital, but honestly, they couldn’t find anything and didn’t think it had anything to do with food. It wasn’t until quite a bit later that a doctor suggested, it might be dairy that was causing all the problems and that I should avoid it. They did a lactose intolerance test and it was negative. It was a frustrating experience, as some people said that it was just in my head and that I just needed to eat „normal“ and my body would be fine. Sure enough, that wasn’t the case. I did cut out dairy, which was still at a time where it was super hard to find even soy milk and when the first rice milk tasted like absolute cardboard. But guess what, my problems were bad enough that I stuck with it, and I did start to feel much better. It was dairy after all, even though not the lactose part.

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I’m still here!

Big Sur Coastline North - My 7 Favorite Spots from San Francisco to Los Angeles | curlsnchard.com

I know I’ve been a bit MIA here the last two weeks and I just wanted to write this post as a little update. I’m currently spending every waking hour at university, so my creative juices are quite zapped and I don’t spend all that much time on my laptop once I get back home in the evening… (more…)

A traveling blogger package – Blogger Wanderpaket with packlink.de

A traveling blogger package is making the rounds, initiated by Packlink. See what I got in my Wanderpaket!

Packlink.de Wanderpaket - A traveling blogger package | curlsnchard.com

I recently got the really fun opportunity to work with Packlink on a blogger traveling package – in German a “Wanderpaket”. The basic concept was 6 bloggers, 1 package. We as bloggers have to guess who sent us the package and then fill it up again with products that represent us, but also will be enjoyed by the recipient. Pretty amazing, right? I loved it. Who doesn’t love getting packages? That’s why I was super happy when the guy from dpd rang my bell when I was actually still at home. What a lucky coincidence! Usually I miss him. 😉

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The 7 best (re)discoveries of 2015

My best (re)discoveries in 2015: Living Nature Manuka Honey Gel, Shea Moisture, Waffles, Baobab, the KonMarie method, the Tim Ferriss show and Highway 1!

7 (re)discoveries of the year 2015 | curlsnchard.com

Now that we have all arrived in the new year and are not hungover anymore (well, hopefully, it’s the 4th already after all!), let me share my favorite things, recipes and experiences of 2015 with you. Some are new discoveries, some rediscoveries or long time favorites. I know, I know – everyone and their kitten do those yearly reviews and you might be bored – don’t click away! These 7 favorite things of 2015 are definitely worth your time.

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Vegan Buckwheat Waffles – gluten free, low in sugar

Need a simple, delicious gluten free and vegan waffle recipe? Try these Vegan Buckwheat Waffles!

Vegan Buckwheat Waffles - gluten free, low in sugar | curlsnchard.com

I’ve never owned a waffle iron. Can you believe this? My family was a waffle free family until very recently! A very lovely friend of mine gifted me a cute waffle iron for Christmas, and I’m in love. I’ve already made several different kinds of waffles (including savory ones!), but today I want to bring you a very simple, yet delicious recipe: Vegan Buckwheat Waffles! Spoiler alert: the batter includes maple syrup! 😉

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