Food for thought about all things health and well-being
(for gluten-free, paleo, and/or AIP living… and beyond).
In the fall and the winter, there’s no better appetizer than a creamy soup! Chock full of vegetables (and so nutrients), it warms the body and the soul!
Crunchy on the outside, juicy on the inside… these gluten-free (and Paleo) chicken tenders will make everyone’s day.
— gluten-free / Paleo / AIP —
This soup is a perfect “warm-me-up” on an autumn day. A beautiful marriage of sweet onions and rich beef stock, onion soup is hearty and delicious. Serve with crunchy GF garlic and herb crackers.
The smell of apples and cinnamon always makes me think of autumn. Combining the tartness of green apples with the sweetness of a dried-fruit crust, this nutrient-dense dessert is the perfect end to a meal!
‘Tis the season! Chestnuts are dropping right, left, and centre… and we’ll be there to gather them up. These gluten-free raviolis made of chestnut flour offer a slightly sweet variation on the original. Why not fill them with another “Cevenol” speciality : goat cheese !
This nutrient-dense bread is loaded with healthy fats, from both the olives and the sardines. Top with avocado slices and it’s a nutritional powerhouse!
Take advantage of fig season, to celebrate the unique colour and flavour of this delicious fruit!
These nutrient-dense “pocket” bring novelty to the table as well, as each guest gets to cut open their “papillote” to reveal the scents and colours for themselves.
A nutrient-dense make-ahead appetizer full of flavour! You’ve been foraging for mushrooms, you say? Even better!
Looking for a delicious (and highly digestible) gluten-free dessert? Look no further!
Who says desserts can’t be nutrient-dense? With lots of fruit and healthy fats, this one is!
Dessert that’s nutritious! Here’s an AIP version of carrot cake that my husband (and all of us) devoured!
A recipe that’s almost TOO easy (AND it saves those old bananas)!
An easy thin-crust pizza that will hold ALL of your favourite toppings!
An easy and reliable vanilla cake recipe, that can be adapted to multiple desserts.
Gluten-free Sourdough StarterA little water, a little flour, and you leave in on the counter a while. Voilà! It's as simple as that! OK, it's a little more complicated in a gluten-free version... but only slightly. Make use of this ancestral tradition to diversify...
Ponderings on the parallels that exist between walking through a de-commissioned tunnel and adopting a new diet or lifestyle.
Unplug from modern-day life and re-calibrate to a more ancestral pace. One Sunday per month, offer yourself an entire day of respite from the frenzy of the city.
AIP Luncheon at PICA (the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts, in Vancouver, Canada) For most people, eating in a restaurant isn’t stressful. On the contrary! Eating out usually represents leisure… service… gastronomic discovery… a treat, even. But for others —...
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.