Category Archives Living Abroad

Studying abroad is an incredible and once-in-a-lifetime experience. It’s the chance to travel to and live in a foreign country of your choosing to experience and learn from another culture by being immersed in it. In many cases, it opens you up to the possibility of traveling to other nearby cities and countries. However, since you will be in a…

salmon sweet potato bites

Norwegian cuisine traditionally revolves around the plentiful fish from their coastlines, and this healthy and simple appetizer celebrates the smoked salmon that’s so popular in Norway today. Packed with protein and heart healthy unsaturated omega three fatty acids, salmon is an important part of a healthy Nordic diet. By replacing a traditional cracker or white potato base with sweet potatoes,…

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When you decide to become an expat, you immediately create a huge list of “To-Dos”. In addition to preparing your belongings, finding an apartment abroad, dealing with visa paperwork, getting immunizations, and so much more, it might be easy to forget about health insurance. But you definitely shouldn’t. Around the world, hospitals are very different than they are at home…

Cauliflower crust pizza

While there's nothing better than digging into a big cheesy pizza pie, sometimes a healthier, lighter alternative is needed. This cauliflower crust pizza cuts down on the carbs and calories, while still offering the same comforting satisfaction of the original. The classic Italian flavors ring true in this easy recipe, with ripe tomatoes and basil taking center stage, and creamy…

South African Bobotie

Bobotie, a traditional South African dish with Cape Malay influences from the Indian population, is a delicious and comforting recipe perfect for the cooler, darker months ahead. Of course if you’re in South Africa, and coming into the warmer summer months, you’ll still want to make this delicious dish! Made with ground beef or lamb, and spiced with curry, turmeric, lemon…

Mexican Shrimp Tacos

These shrimp tacos are served with a bright and zingy pineapple and cucumber salsa that’s packed with immune system bolstering Vitamin C, and powerful bromelain, which aids digestion, boosts circulation, and fights inflammation in the body. Using corn tortillas keeps these tacos gluten free, and the flavor packed toppings ensure you won’t miss the heavy cheese or sour cream. Serve…

Miso Soup Jars

These miso veggie soup jars are an easy and healthy way to eat conveniently throughout the week, and make a great option to take to work. Packed with vibrant vegetables, fiber, and sustainable energy, these soup jars also provide beneficial probiotics from miso, a powerful fermented food that’s a mainstay in Japanese cuisine. Kelp noodles are a lighter alternative to…

Italian Pasta Primavera

While pasta primavera traditionally celebrates the fresh produce of springtime in Italy, this lightened up version highlights the beautiful produce of late summer. By cutting the pasta with a small amount of zucchini noodles, this recipe is lightened up and healthier, but still delicious and satisfying. Bright tomatoes bring a healthy does of lycopene, and fresh basil provides powerful anti-inflammatory…

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