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Fibromyalgia: 5 Diet Tips to Cope With It

11 January, 2018 No Comments

In my previous article on fibromyalgia, I shared how a low-FODMAP diet can help manage its associated gastrointestinal symptoms. If this type of diet isn’t for you, or if you have neither stomach aches nor other functional digestive issues, I have a few other tips to help you live better with fibromyalgia. Note that these […]

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4 Benefits of a Veggie Diet

7 January, 2018 No Comments

While you might be tempted to think that a plant-based diet could be bad for athletes and cause food deficiencies, the opposite is true. In fact, a vegetarian or vegan diet offers many benefits, as long as it’s balanced of course.

7 Ideas for the Famous Hostess Gift

24 November, 2017 No Comments

A hostess gift is a way of saying thank you to the person who’s invited you. It’s preferable to offer consumable gifts: a bouquet of flowers, regional products, a bottle of olive oil or something you’ve cooked yourself.

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Time to Take a Vitamin D Supplement!

17 November, 2017 No Comments

There’s no agreed consensus regarding serum levels of Vitamin D serum or how much to supplement. What we do know is that most people are deficient in vitamin D, and that this increases the risk of a number of health problems. How do you know if this is the case for you, and whether you […]

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Top 5: Tempeh Recipes

15 November, 2017 No Comments

Tempeh is lesser known than tofu, but is also a soya based product. It is increasingly popular because of its complete protein and fiber content (5g of fiber per 100g). Originally from Indonesia, tempeh is obtained from soya beans, which are cooked, pressed into patties and cultured with a fungus. Fermentation takes place for 24 hours […]

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TOP 5: Recipes to Top Up Your Vitamin D

Evidence shows that, among other things, Vitamin D prevents osteoporosis and slows its progression. Health Canada recommends taking 600 IU a day. For people over 50, Osteoporosis Canada recommends a higher intake, at least 800 IU a day. However, it is very difficult to get enough vitamin D because only some oily fish (salmon, tuna, […]

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TOP 10: Easy Tasty Tofu Recipes

Reducing your meat consumption is good for your health, for the environment and for your wallet. An easy way to do so is to add tofu to your diet. This product, made from the milky fluid extracted from soya beans, needs to be seasoned, otherwise it is rather bland. We’ve selected 10 tofu recipes that […]

TOP 10: Fondue Recipes for a Friendly Dinner Party

The cooler weather has arrived, and with it the desire to make warm and comforting meals. It’s the perfect occasion for friends, or lovers, to gather around a good fondue. Originally, the word “fondue” was used only to designate Swiss cheese fondue. But in the last few years, “fondue” means any meal featuring a pot […]

TOP 5: Recipes from Spain

The 12th October is Spain’s national holiday. Cooking in this country is essentially based on the Mediterranean diet. Which is perfect, since all our meal plans are also founded on this diet. We’ve dug up our top 5 Spanish recipes just for you.

TOP 10: Surprising Apple Recipes

If you’ve been lucky enough to harvest some apples this year, you’ve no doubt got a fair amount. As delicious as tarts, pies and compotes all are, today we’ve got some recipes that will take you away from these well-trodden paths. Here are 10 original recipes for you to make with your seasonal apples.

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TOP 10: Our Best Wine Recipes

22 September, 2017 No Comments

Cooking with wine may be intimidating for some. Yet, it’s often the secret ingredient of a successful sauce. Don’t fall into the trap of using a low-end wine to cook. Choose one that you can also enjoy while preparing your recipe! 😉 We have selected for you our 10 best recipes with wine.

TOP 5: Squash Recipes to Cook This Autumn

21 September, 2017 No Comments

Autumn is the time to make the most of pumpkins, butternut squash, spaghetti squash as they are incredibly cheap, delicious, and full of nutrients like Vitamin A. Here are five completely different ways to cook them.