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TOP 10: Recipes to Help You Eat More Nuts

Nuts have several health benefits because they contain essential fats. To help you eat nuts more frequently we have prepared our TOP 10 list, which includes recipes featuring almonds, walnuts, and cashews, but also peanuts, which are not nuts but legumes, and recipes with seeds for people that are allergic to nuts. Here are 10 […]

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World Digestive Health Day 2020: Spotlight on “Gut Microbiome”

May 29th is World Digestive Health Day. Held annually since 2004 by the World Gastroenterology Organization, this day is an opportunity to raise awareness and increase knowledge about the health of the digestive system. This year’s topic is “Gut Microbiome: A Global Perspective”. In fact, the results of research in recent years have demonstrated the fundamental […]

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Textured Vegetable Protein

Textured vegetable protein or TVP is gaining in popularity and it has every reason to be! In addition to being an excellent source of protein, it also has the advantage of being very economical and versatile in the kitchen. TVP is a perfect substitute for ground meat in your favourite recipes and helps make your […]

Seitan, an Excellent Meat-Alternative

Seitan is a plant food, made from wheat protein (gluten), invented, it seems, about a thousand years ago by Buddhist monks who wanted to follow a vegetarian diet, and which then spread throughout Asia. The term “seitan” is much more modern, as it was introduced by Georges Ohsawa (1893-1966), the founder of macrobiotic cuisine. In […]

Different Varieties of Rice to Discover

Out of habit, we tend to always buy the same rice variety. However, there are several varieties of rice other than brown or white with different tastes and nutritional values. Here are some types of rice to add to your plate.

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Jicama, a Root Vegetable Well Worth Discovering

24 April, 2020 No Comments

Have you ever heard of jicama? It is a root vegetable native to Central America, and especially from Mexico, whose name is derived from the Aztec word xicamatl meaning “that which has taste”. It looks like a turnip or a round potato but a little bit flattened, like a top. Its flesh is juicy, crunchy […]

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Discover the Flavours of Costa Rica!

If I were to say to you: Gallo Pinto or Casado, does anything ring a bell? These are delicious recipes typically found in Costa Rica. What a pleasure it is to discover the dishes and flavours of a country you are visiting! Today I am delighted to share with you my main discoveries in Costa […]

TOP 10: Low-FODMAP Desserts

The low-FODMAP diet can be challenging, especially at the beginning, because of its many restrictions. However it is possible to eat well, make great culinary discoveries and even indulge in yummy desserts. Here are our best low-FODMAP dessert recipes that have been dietitian reviewed and specifically designed to be enjoyed without pain.

TOP 10: Halal Recipes

For those unfamiliar with the term, halal is food that is prepared according to Muslim law. Much like kosher food, halal follows strict guidelines for the preparation of meat. For that reason, vegetables are a big part of a halal diet. Try our best halal recipes.

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TOP 10: Recipes With Mango

Did you know that half of the world’s mangoes are cultivated in India alone? In fact mango is the national fruit of India and also Pakistan. To help you savor it in all kinds of ways, we have unearthed our 10 best recipes featuring this delicious fruit.

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TOP 10 Yummy Citrus Recipes

Brightly coloured citrus fruits bring a burst of sunshine into winter days. But they are not only sweet, flavorful and pretty — they’re also good for you, since they are a great source of vitamin C and antioxidants.  This class of fruits includes lemons, limes, oranges, and grapefruits, as well as many more hybrids and […]

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Discover Star Anise

Star anise, or Chinese badiane, is the fruit of the Chinese badianier, a plant of the magnoliaceae family. The fruit is a grouping of eight woody follicles, which form a very characteristic eight-pointed star, hence the name star anise. The fruits are picked green and then dried in the sun, where they take on a […]

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