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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Disease and Illness Prevention, Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Healthy breakfast cookies

Made with cacao nibs, oats, chia seeds, almonds and cashew butter, these cookies are naturally sweetened with bananas, chopped Medjool dates and a few tablespoons of pure maple syrup. Packed with raw plant-based ingredients, they are gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free and high in fibre, antioxidants and healthy fats. I call them “Healthy breakfast cookies” because […]

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Nutrition, Uncategorized

My Lasagna

Lasagna is a popular Christmas Eve meal in many families. At this time of the year, my mother-in-law has a big tray of homemade lasagna stored in her freezer, along with other treats. This year, Christmas will be different due to COVID. Family gatherings will be smaller and my family is no exception. Some will […]

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