Nutrition

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Pudding

February is heart health month and on Valentine’s Day, give your heart what it deserves! Treat the ones you love and yourself with a heart-healthy dessert. I created this nutritious chocolate pudding with cashew cream, pure cacao powder, dates, maple syrup and freshly squeezed orange juice. Made with raw ingredients, there’s no white sugar and no […]

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Nutrition

The Nutty Nutella Craze

In France last week, riots broke out in supermarkets as shoppers jostled to grab jars of Nutella. The popular hazelnut spread was being offered at a 70% discount and people lined up to get some. As evidenced by the video below, in many stores, what began as a simple outing at the grocery store deteriorated […]

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Nutrition

Best Beefless Bolognese Sauce

When I make a bolognese sauce, I process the vegetables with tomato purée separately to keep it very smooth. And, because we eat mainly plant-based meals in our house, I don’t add any ground meat. Instead, I add ground hydrated soya, also known as TVP (Textured Vegetable Protein). This beefless bolognese sauce is worth trying. […]

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Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

French Canadian split pea soup

When I make split pea soup, I make lots of it, especially in the winter time. As a young girl growing up in the “Great White North,” eating my mom’s French Canadian pea soup helped me cope through those long, cold, wintery days. Warm, thick and smokey, it was the ideal comfort food! The split […]

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