AMARANTH, QUINOA AND BUCKWHEAT ARE EXCEPTIONAL SEEDS TO INCORPORATE IN YOUR DIET

Amaranth, Quinoa and Buckwheat are exotic seeds reappearing on our supermarket shelves. They are superfood and super good! So it is time for us to rediscover these healthy seeds.   1/ What are Amaranth, Quinoa and Buckwheat? Amaranth, Quinoa and Buckwheat are Pseudo-cereals. According to http://www.dictionary.com, "Pseudo-cereals are any of several plant, like buckwheat and quinoa, that produce fruits and seeds … Continue reading AMARANTH, QUINOA AND BUCKWHEAT ARE EXCEPTIONAL SEEDS TO INCORPORATE IN YOUR DIET

Vegan Homemade Hobnobs Original Digestive Cookies

Have you ever tried the Hobnobs or original McVitties digestive cookies? No? You really are missing out. Their digestive cookies are quite simple and tasty; but overall, they have a short ingredient list. When I grab a package of cookies, I generally see an infinite list of ingredients. I wonder to myself: "Are all these ingredients necessary?". The … Continue reading Vegan Homemade Hobnobs Original Digestive Cookies

Low Fat and Low Sugar Homemade Banana Cocoa Muffins

Hi folks, Recently at my gym, I have been working with a client with a muffin addiction . The first time I trained him, he told me: "Pascaline don't be mad, but after our evening session, I am gonna have a muffin". I told him that it was ok, I wasn't here to prohibit anything. In … Continue reading Low Fat and Low Sugar Homemade Banana Cocoa Muffins

French traditional lemon and olive oil yogurt cake

Today I wanted to go back in time. I needed to be reminded of my childhood treats. I have always had an amazing time cooking with / for my family when I was a kid. I remember taking measurements and manipulating the food with caution. My obsession with perfection was slowly emerging as a personality trait. … Continue reading French traditional lemon and olive oil yogurt cake

Plant based proteins 5 facts you should know

"Ditch sausages for a longer life," says a Harvard scientist in an published article by the Telegraph. They base their conclusion from a recent study, that says a vegan diet increases lifespan. PROTEIN Protein is an essential constituent of all living organisms. Muscles, hormones, enzymes, and blood are all made of protein. Proteins can also be an energy source, although it … Continue reading Plant based proteins 5 facts you should know