The higher you climb the harder you fall. It’s been sometime since my last post. Not only was I on holidays and traveling abroad, as this has never kept me from posting here,Read More

I have spent the last two weeks in Germany and Portugal, as our long awaited and well deserved annual holidays and break from Dubai everyday life and routines have finally come. I am inRead More

 The third week of my marathon training is just completed and everything is going according to plan. Last week I ran a total mileage of 78k/48mi with just one rest day. That wasRead More

I warned you last week: energy-dense recipes are on their way! Which means my marathon training is on the way. I am slightly exaggerating at this point, as today will only be DayRead More

How many and what kind of childhood injuries did you have? I am talking about stitched-up lacerations, arms or legs in casts, scars, etc? I had my wrist broken when I was 11-12Read More

June is the official start of summer in Dubai for me. It’s the squelching season: you’ll be hot and sweaty, no matter what time of the day. The temperatures even at night willRead More

I recently read an interesting article about the paleo diet hype. It pointed out that it is being marketed way overboard as to what the original meaning of the caveman’s diet was supposedRead More

As Spring should be in full swing in most places of in the northern hemisphere, I think it’s time for another seasonal recipe round-up. Believe it or not, I don’t go through myRead More

 I acknowledge the fact that broccoli is not the most exciting vegetable. I can see on my kids faces every time they find on they lunch plate. However, I think the nutritional valueRead More

Life has been good recently as two 10k races were on the agenda. The first race included a 2.5k junior race that my son participated in. His first official race, with bib numberRead More

Do you like wasabi? For many years, I only knew it as this horrible green paste that comes with sushi and that (in my opinion) kills any other flavor that you would tryRead More

I am very happy to be presenting a new savory snack recipe today. I am very proud about this recipe, as my 5-year old daughter likes it. She is a bit of aRead More

Dinner is most likely the meal in our house that changes the least often. We have our two or three soups, two or three meat/seafood or pasta dishes. More often than not, we’llRead More

The Dubai marathon is done and dusted. For three months, everything in my life was designed and scheduled around the training and the actual race. Now that it’s over, I need something elseRead More

The Dubai marathon is over! Three months of hard training culminated in the actual race last Friday. It would be the third time that I’d run a marathon. As many of you haveRead More

Last year’s Christmas got me on a cookie baking roll. I am still on it. It’s especially gratifying when my family likes them. These days, they deserve all the good (and healthy) cookiesRead More