Zucchini Pasta

 

Zucchini Pasta or Zoodles

If you are looking for an alternative to wheat or gluten free pasta, look no more; zucchini pasta are fantabulous!

At home, to avoid wheat or even corn (OGM corn), we have tried different kinds of quinoa and rice noodles.

They tend to get boring very quickly, being too mushy and hard to cook al dente.

Of course, the spaghetti squash is always an option but we felt we need something new.

Zucchini pasta, or zoodles – a short version of zucchini noodles – are a pretty cool choice as they can be eaten raw or slightly heated.

The trick is, you have to keep them crisp.

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Energy Balls

Why Energy Balls Are So Great

Picture this…it’s Thursday, got up at 6h30 am, had a nice breakfast (proteins-vegetables-healthy fats) and now, well, hunger is starting to kick in.

What can I eat?  It’s too early to have lunch.

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How to Make Banana Bread

How To Make Banana Bread – Grain & Dairy free

There is a recipe I’ve been wanting to try for a while.  It’s showing how to make banana bread that doesn’t use much flour but a lot of bananas.

So I decided to test it with the addition of pecans.  I also used extra virgin organic coconut oil instead of clarified butter.

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Creamy Avocado Vinaigrette

Creamy Avocado Vinaigrette with lettuce and tunaSometimes you just want to jazz up your salad.

Make it different.

But still want something healthy and full of flavors.

Here is a fresh version of my creamy avocado vinaigrette with pumpkin seeds.

A delicious but nutritious version, full of omega-3, zinc and magnesium, you will simply love it!

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Gluten free Muffins with Coconut and Dark Chocolate

Coconut and Dark Chocolate Muffins 560_292During a series of culinary demos organized by a nutritionist named Carole Lamirande, I was invited to cook gluten free muffins in front of a group of people.

I find it absolutely inspiring to meet people that are interested in improving the way they feed themselves.  People that want to know more, educate themselves and think differently.

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Healthy Fast Food

Is there such a thing as Healthy Fast Food?Healthy fast food

I know, you have a busy schedule.  You may have some kids to feed too.

But you still want to eat healthy.

And, sometimes, you get overwhelmed by the time you need to spend in the kitchen.

I know exactly how you feel; having a 16-year old daughter and 2 stepsons of 20 and 22 years of age.

I think you have 2 options

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Brownie In a Cup

Today is February 14th, the day we celebrate love with chocolate and little hearts.Brownie in a mug 2_300_450

If you haven’t had time to prepare dessert, I have the perfect solution for you.

It only takes a few minutes to make.

Brownie In A Cup

Because it uses paleo-friendly ingredients, this dessert is healthy and will satisfy your sweet tooth.

My 16-year old daughter made it herself.  It’s so easy.  She used a regular mug and baked it in the microwave for 3 minutes.

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Valentine muffins

Who doesn’t like Valentine’s day?
(and Valentine muffins!)  Muffins orange cranberries 13_560_292

This particular day celebrating love and couples, has become the official Magnificent Love for All day to me.  

Over the years, because Mike and I meditate, it seems that our love vibration has changed and elevated itself to a higher and more open perspective.

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Healthy Recipes

Healthy Food

The greatest joy I’ve had lately in my home kitchen, is to see my smiling 16-year old daughter offer, out of no where,  to cook dinner for us.

That night, when I looked at her cooking, a little uncertain at some point, asking mom for guidance, it amazed me how passion can be shared with the ones you love.  What a strong feeling!

What is in a Healthy Recipe?

Healthy recipes are tastier when one of the ingredients is…love.

I assure you. 

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Healthy breakfast

Frittata - Healthy BreakfastIf you have been following this blog for a while now, you know that the hardest part of starting of paleo diet for me was breakfast.

Healthy Breakfast associations

A healthy breakfast is often associated with “complicated”, “takes too long to prepare in the morning” and “I’ll just skip breakfast”.  

Wrong!

So, go on, keep reading…

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