Glutino Gluten-Free Bagel Chips – Product Review

I found it challenging trying to find great gluten-free crackers. Being myself intolerant to gluten, it was always tricky to figure out what to have when hosting events at my place, or even when attending a friend’s cocktail party. Not sure why, but most gluten-free crackers that I try tasted like cardboard or just not … Continue reading Glutino Gluten-Free Bagel Chips – Product Review

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Oatmeal bites / Bouchées de gruau

***Recette en Français disponible au bas de la page*** These bite-size treats contain 3 ingredients and are ready in 15 minutes! A very easy and healthy recipe to try with your kids. Preparation time: 5 minutes; Baking time: 15 minutes. Ingredients (Makes 24 bites) 2 cups oatmeal 4 ripe bananas, mashed 1/2 cup crushed walnuts Preparation Preheat oven to … Continue reading Oatmeal bites / Bouchées de gruau

Oatmeal breakfast muffins (gluten-free and vegan) / Muffins-déjeuner au gruau (sans gluten et végétalien)

***Recette en Français disponible au bas de la page*** These muffins are a great way to have some breakfast on the go. Add some chocolate chips, or nuts, or dried fruits to vary up the flavours. This recipe is a great vegan option, but can be modified for all (see substitution items listed in parentheses) … Continue reading Oatmeal breakfast muffins (gluten-free and vegan) / Muffins-déjeuner au gruau (sans gluten et végétalien)

Curried chick peas and tofu

A great and easy vegan recipe that was such a big hit that my friends requested the recipe the next day!! Portion: 4; Preparation time: 20 minutes. Ingredients  2 tablespoons vegetable oil or olive oil (to stir the onions and garlic) 1 medium onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced or pressed 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 … Continue reading Curried chick peas and tofu

Lentil-based Shepherd’s Pie / Pâté chinois aux lentilles

***Recette en Français disponible au bas de la page***  This was my first attempt at making a Shepherd's pie, and I tested it on some of my hesitant and meat-loving friends. Verdict? Thumbs up all around. Enjoy! Portion: 8; Preparation time: 30 min.; Baking time: 30 min. Ingredients  1 1/3 cups (220g) green-brown lentils, dried 1.2 kg … Continue reading Lentil-based Shepherd’s Pie / Pâté chinois aux lentilles

Vegan chocolate cupcakes (gluten-free) / Cupcakes végétalien au chocolat (sans gluten)

***Recette en Français disponible au bas de la page*** Tasty chocolate cupcakes with a hint of coffee, perfect with a glass of milk. If you don't like the taste of coffee, you can use plain water or light rice milk in the batter instead of the coffee in the recipe. And I can truthfully say … Continue reading Vegan chocolate cupcakes (gluten-free) / Cupcakes végétalien au chocolat (sans gluten)

Évaluations de produits alimentaires par NutritionMontreal dans le journal La Presse

Pain croustillant Ryvita au seigle et son d'avoine http://www.cyberpresse.ca/vivre/sante/nutrition/aliment-sous-la-loupe/201111/04/01-4464401-aliment-sous-la-loupe-pain-croustillant-ryvita-au-seigle-et-son-davoine.php?utm_categorieinterne=trafficdrivers&utm_contenuinterne=cyberpresse_B2_laliment-sous-la-loupe_1611413_section_POS1 Pizza végétale Ristorante de Dr. Oetker http://www.cyberpresse.ca/vivre/sante/nutrition/aliment-sous-la-loupe/201110/28/01-4462027-aliment-sous-la-loupe-pizza-vegetale-ristorante-de-dr-oetker.php?utm_categorieinterne=trafficdrivers&utm_contenuinterne=cyberpresse_meme_auteur_4462040_article_POS3

Roasted salmon and parsnips with ginger

***Recette en Français à venir*** A great way to vary up your salmon with an asian twist. I loved this recipe from the first time I cooked it. However, even if the recipe calls for 1 pound parsnips, I usually use 2 pounds to have enough for 4 servings. Portion: 4; Preparation time: 10 min.; Baking … Continue reading Roasted salmon and parsnips with ginger

Lentil and apple salad / Salade de lentilles aux pommes

***Recette en Français disponible en bas de la page*** A protein-rich salad that is easy to prepare. It is also a great lunch idea for school and for work. Just add some crackers, and even a fruit or yoghurt for dessert to ensure a complete and satisfying meal. Portion: 4; Preparation time: 15 minutes. Ingredients … Continue reading Lentil and apple salad / Salade de lentilles aux pommes

Tomato Napoleon with chives dressing / Napoléon de tomates avec vinaigrette à la ciboulette

***Recette en Français disponible en bas de la page***  An easy and simple entrée with a great look that will definitely impress your guests. You can prepare the dressing ahead of time, and even double the recipe for later use with another salad/entrée. Portion: 4; Preparation time: 15 min. Ingredients for the chives dressing 60 ml … Continue reading Tomato Napoleon with chives dressing / Napoléon de tomates avec vinaigrette à la ciboulette