Disease and Illness Prevention, Nutrition

Roasted potimarron Thai soup

Potimarron is a type of French winter squash that takes on the flavour of pumpkin (potiron) and roasted chestnut (marron). Depending on where you live, the squash may also be called Hokkaido or Kuri squash — Kuri meaning chestnut in Japanese. Potimarrons come in all sizes, but they are generally smaller, sweeter and tastier than North American pumpkins. […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention

Spicy Thai peanut soup

I’ve visited Thailand a few years ago. While there, I became a huge fan of spicy peanut soup. Last week, when I spotted a good quality peanut butter in the grocery store, I just HAD to make a soup with it! A “good quality” peanut butter is one that is made with peanuts only. It […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Nutrition

Lentil, herb and mango salad

Lentils, lentils…who likes lentils!? I sure do, especially when I need to replenish my iron stores. Rich in iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, protein and antioxidants, lentils are so good for you. They are a vegetarian or vegan’s best friend. However, when a lentil dish is as fragrant and tasty as this one, even meat eaters […]

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