Food for thought about all things health and well-being
(for gluten-free, paleo, and/or AIP living… and beyond).

Valentine’s Cookies

Valentine’s Cookies

Don’t you miss Valentine’s Day from when we were a kid? I loved the tradition of exchanging Valentine’s cards with all of the kids at school. This year, I said it with cookies…

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Seafood “Pasta”

Seafood “Pasta”

One of my favourite recipes... To keep you busy until you're able to visit me in the Teaching Kitchen,try this gluten-free / dairy-free, Paleo, and/or AIP recipe that is part of my weekly repertoire.GF, DF, Paleo, AIP This is one of my comfort foods.  A meal that is...

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Endive / Apple Salad

Endive / Apple Salad

A crunchy, light appetizer that will stimulate quality digestion (read: gastric juices) via its slightly bitter / acidic flavours. Yum!

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Lemon Panna Cotta

Lemon Panna Cotta

For people who don’t want to consume tons of sugar — even in their desserts, this GF/DF, Paleo, AND AIP lemon panna cotta is easy to prepare and totally refreshing.

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Cod Tartar with Avocado

Cod Tartar with Avocado

Whenever I need a quick appetizer, but something a bit sophisticated nonetheless… (and nutrient-dense, of course)… I turn to a tartare.

The main ingredient is frozen, so no shopping required.
No long list of ingredients either.
Heck, there isn’t even any cooking involved!

Always keep a bit of fish in the freezer.
That way, you can just move it to the fridge in the morning…
and then assemble all of the ingredients
around 30-minutes before eating.
What could be easier ?!

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Cassava Wraps

Cassava Wraps

When following an AIP diet, there are times when all we want is a sandwich. These wraps offer endless variety that is fully compliant!

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Sweet Onion & Goat Cheese Bread

Sweet Onion & Goat Cheese Bread

This is one of my favourite breads. It’s hearty, it’s tasty, it’s moist and flavourful ! Add an olive spread and a glass of kombucha, and you’ve got yourself an “apéro” !

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Macarons !!!

Macarons !!!

Are you a fan of chocolate? (…and really, who isn’t?!). These little desserts are heavenly… and gluten-free.

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Mediterranean Spatchcocked Chicken

Mediterranean Spatchcocked Chicken

This dish provides a delicious and moist chicken, with crispy skin… and all prepared in advance. Pop it in the oven on the night you want to eat, and voilà… 45-60min later, dinner is ready!

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Pear « Amandine »

Pear « Amandine »

A gluten-free / dairy-free dessert that is perfectly adaptable to every season! A perfectly simple (and GOOD) end to any meal.

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Veggie Pad Thai

Veggie Pad Thai

Being from Vancouver, Asian food is my comfort food. So when I got my first spiralizer, this was one of the first dishes that I just HAD to make. An explosion of colour (not to mention vitamins), this AIP-compliant Pad Thai will not disappoint!

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Based in the beautiful Cévenne mountains, just north of Montpellier (France), Jan is a Nutritional Therapy Consultant and cooking instructor, as well as an allergy-friendly vacation host.  Broadly speaking, she uses food to help people to feel better in their bodies.

On completion of cooking school in 2018, Jan Steele (aka La Goose) relocated to the beautiful Cévenne mountains in the South of France.  In her 19th century home made of stone, she teaches clients to reclaim healthful culinary traditions from the past.  Jan also hosts visitors to the region, ensuring that their dietary restrictions -- be they gluten-free, Paleo, or AIP -- are respected to a T.