Coleslaw Recipe – Paleo, quick and easy

How To Open a Coconut

How to Open a Coconut

Fresh coconut is absolutely delicious!  Some are intimidated by the work involved in opening one.  That is why I created this short video showing you how to open a coconut.

We decided to use a corkscrew opener and a big knife in the video.  But you could also use a screwdriver and a hammer if you have one.

Another way of doing it is by changing the temperature of the coconut by putting in the oven for 10 minutes at 375ºF.  In the same train of thought, putting it in the freezer for 10 minutes will loosen the meat from the shell.

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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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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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Popcorn

Popcorn 560_292Popcorn doesn’t have a good reputation in the paleo world.

But could we possibly enjoy eating when made of organic, non-GMO popping corn?

I mean, as an occasional treat, while watching a movie at home?

If you’re anything like us, you surely appreciate watching movies at home while snacking … just a little.

So, let’s take a look at some of the arguments related to its nutritional value.

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Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolateChocolate is the sweet treat that people love the most.  I know I do!

But is it healthy?

Reality is that chocolate in its raw form is healthy.

Raw chocolate means that it has not been processed, heated or mixed with other ingredients.

Benefits of Dark Chocolate and Raw Cacao

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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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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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How to Cook Butternut Squash

Fall Squash 5 with logoHow to cook butternut squash is easy as it leaves you time to do other stuff while it’s in the oven.  But first, let’s talk a little about this fruit.  Yeah, you read me right, squash is a fruit!

If you had to choose one food to learn more about, what would it be?  Your answer should be squashes! (in my opinion)

NUTRITION FACTS
All squashes are so full of nutrients, vitamin A-C-E, fiber, magnesium (which is essential to assimilate your calcium) and potassium.  The butternut squash turns into a bright orange when ripe.  They also contain those precious Omega-3 fatty acids which have anti-inflammatory properties.

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