Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Fresh fruit smoothie

Here’s a very pretty, delicious and healthy fresh fruit smoothie that I had this morning. Made with mango, blood orange, cranberries, banana, a bit of fresh ginger, some water and ice cubes, having a glass or two at breakfast is a great way to start the day. High in antioxidants, fibre and essential vitamins and […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Nutrition

Black Bean Brownies

America’s favourite chocolate treat, the brownie, is loved for its fudgy consistency and rich taste. These chocolate brownies have a fudgy texture but are not overly gooey. They hold together nicely, they melt in your mouth and they are as decadent as a brownie should be. You can eat them with your fingers or with […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Nutrition

Gluten-free vegan pancakes

I made these pancakes with an all purpose gluten-free organic flour that I came across in France. In the past, I’ve baked with teff, oat, rice and sorghum flours, but never with an all-purpose gluten-free flour and so, I wanted to experiment. All-purpose gluten-free flour is a great option for people with celiac disease or gluten […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Pot au chocolat

Happy Saint Valentine’s Day! In celebration of heart health month, give your heart and someone else’s something decadent, luscious and healthy. Three years ago, I created this plant-based (vegan) chocolate pudding with cashew cream, 100% cacao powder, dates, maple syrup and freshly squeezed orange juice. There are no eggs and there’s no dairy milk or white sugar in […]

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