Nutrition

Apple chia puddings

Made with fresh apple compote, granola and almond chia milk, these delicious puddings are great for breakfast or as a healthy dessert. They’re also a nutritious snack for children. Homemade apple compote, known as French applesauce, is simple to make and tastes better than any store-bought kind. My mother and grandmothers used to make it. […]

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Nutrition

Banana oat cranberry bread

This easy-to-make banana bread is plant-based, moist and delicious. It’s low in sugar and made with ground rolled oats (oat flour), ripe soft bananas, fresh frozen cranberries and almond milk. When blended and cooked together, these ingredients create their own natural sweetness. For extra flavour, I’ve added walnuts, but you can use other nuts, such […]

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Nutrition

Black magic grape and blueberry chia puddings

I am writing this post in the middle of a heatwave that has Europe in its grip. Everyone is looking for ways to stay cool. That means staying in the shade, drinking lots of fluids and eating light and refreshing foods. While these chia seed puddings are not a solution to the heatwave, they do […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Nutrition

Teff pancakes

On Valentine’s day, start your day with these great-tasting and heart-healthy pancakes made with teff flour. Native to Ethiopia and the surrounding African region, the flour is gluten-free and a wonderful option for people with Celiac disease or gluten sensitivities. Even people who are not sensitive to gluten can enjoy this light and easy-to-digest flour. Made […]

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Nutrition

Apple muffins fresh from the tree

Gianni and Lynda, our neighbours, have an amazing apple tree in their backyard. Every autumn, the tree bends under the weight of the delicious apples that it produces. In fact, the branches bend so much, that Gianni has to prop them up with bamboo sticks. You can see images of the tree in the slideshow […]

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