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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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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Nutrition

Gluten-free vegan plum pie

Plum pie is a popular autumn dessert in Switzerland, especially when celebrating the public holiday in Geneva known as Jeûne Genevois and the Federal day of Thanksgiving. The plum pie featured in this post is vegan and gluten-free. It took me a few attempts to get it right, but it was worth the effort! Many people think […]

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Nutrition

Seasonal fruit chia puddings

Since my husband has started an intermittent fasting diet, about two weeks ago, I’ve been cooking healthy meals and making more chia puddings than I usually do. Not only are the chia fruit puddings in this post loaded with fibre and other nutrients, they are easy to make. I made these puddings with fresh seasonal […]

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