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Conscious nutrition influences our well-being and health – nothing new here. However, Anthony William from the Medical Medium in the USA goes one step further with his views, suggesting that fruits and vegetables can be natural alternatives to conventional medicine, gaining more and more followers.
More and more people are choosing to avoid conventional sugar for various reasons and are opting for healthier alternatives, such as maple syrup. But is maple syrup really that healthy, and is it truly better than sugar? And what about honey - is maple syrup or honey healthier?
Mustard is not the same as mustard. Nowadays, there is a wide variety of different types of mustard. In addition to French Dijon mustard, Bavarian sweet mustard, English mustard, and many other, sometimes regional mustard creations, there is probably the most popular spicy or medium-spicy mustard in Germany - and that's American mustard. In this article, we will take a closer look at American Mustard.
What we in Germany call "Karneval" or "Fasching" is known as "Mardi Gras" among our friends, especially in the southern United States. The enthusiastic celebration of this festival with costumes and more, particularly in New Orleans, is no coincidence. Whether it's the Dia de Los Muertos in Mexico or the world-famous Brazilian Carnival, the further south you go from New Orleans, the more the festive spirit and the extravagance of costumes increase.
If love is known to go through the stomach, then personal well-being undoubtedly goes through the nose. Many aspects of our daily lives are often, quite unconsciously, directly influenced by the scents that surround us. With our quick and easy DIY tips, creating your very own air freshener is a breeze, and you can make it using products right from your own kitchen.
With the cold season, hunting season has begun in many parts of Germany. But what can and may one actually hunt in Germany? Join us on a hunt through the local meadows, forests, and waters and discover with us the diversity of local game cuisine and the delicious flavor combinations with sauces, aiolis, and more from America.
What luck that there's plenty to do indoors in cold weather as well. Writing the wishlist for Santa Claus, for example. But after the letter is finished, the important question arises: How should one send it now when it's snowing outside? The solution is the mailbox.
The aromatic candy canes made from fresh peppermint are an essential part of the Christmas celebration in the USA. But what makes these fresh leaves so special that not only our friends from the other side of the Atlantic can't resist them during the Christmas season?
Nothing fits better in the cold season than a hot beverage that warms us from the inside. It's even better if it's slightly sweet, just like a hot chocolate. This delicious classic – we also like to call it Hot Chocolate – is an absolute must on cold days. We encounter this sweet temptation in our everyday lives time and time again – whether in liquid form as a drink, as a small cake at the bakery, or even as a chocolate bar while shopping.
The days are now becoming shorter, and soon we'll only feel the gentle warmth of sunlight for a fraction of the day. As the light diminishes, so does the warmth, and we trade our T-shirts for cozy, knitted cashmere sweaters, our sun hats for beanies, and we start to yearn for light and warmth. So, it's not surprising that during the cold season, we humans satisfy this yearning with candles.