Nutrition

No knead crusty artisan bread

There is nothing more satisfying than fresh homemade bread with a thick crisp crust that flakes when sliced. During the lockdown, I’ve been making my own bread with fresh yeast (the only type of yeast I could find and glad I found it!) and light whole wheat flour called “farine bise“. This is a typical […]

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Green pea fusilli salad with orange citrus vinaigrette

Served as a meal or side dish, this green fusilli salad is refreshing and flavourful. It’s a salad that will fill you up, but in a light kind way. It’s also easy to make. Packed with vitamins, fibre and minerals, the green pea fusilli in this dish will also give you good quality plant protein. […]

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Plant-based carrot cake

This carrot cake is an old recipe that I’ve changed over the years. It used to be made with eggs, white sugar and white bleached flour; I’ve since replaced these with healthier and plant-based alternatives. Please note that I am not saying that eggs are not good for you. Eggs, especially the kind from hens […]

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Chocolate chunk gluten-free cookies

These chocolate chunk cookies might not have been what I originally had in mind for an Easter treat, but boy are they good! Because of the long lineup just to make it to the entrance to the grocery store yesterday, I decided that we had enough food at home and so I returned without groceries. […]

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Spicy carrot lentil soup

Have a big bunch of carrots sitting in your refrigerator? With less frequent trips to the grocery stores due to social distancing, you want to make use, as much as possible, of the foods and produce you have at home. And that is exactly what I’ve been doing these past few weeks — getting creative in […]

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Tropical chia fruit cups

This morning for breakfast we had these colourful chia tropical fruit cups. Not only were they tasty, but just looking at them cheered me up, something we can all use during this difficult time with the coronavirus. I made these healthy tropical fruit cups with almond milk, a large mango, a large orange, chia seeds […]

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