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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Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Energy Balls

Great for breakfast, as a mid-day snack or to boost your energy before working out, these energy balls are vegan, gluten free and packed with plant-protein, fibre and healthy fats. Popping one or two of these little guys during the day will keep you going until your next meal. When I am busy or on the go, […]

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