Food for thought about all things health and well-being
(for gluten-free, paleo, and/or AIP living… and beyond).
There’s nothing more refreshing on a warm day than an entrée made from cucumbers and mint!
When following an AIP diet, there are times when all we want is a sandwich. These wraps offer endless variety that is fully compliant!
This tender, dark-chocolate brownie is SOOOOO tasty! (I’ll give you a nut-free option as well.)
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” !
Are you a fan of chocolate? (…and really, who isn’t?!). These little desserts are heavenly… and gluten-free.
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!
A delicious and nutrient-dense appetizer that sheds a spotlight on seasonal mandarine oranges. Yum!
A gluten-free / dairy-free dessert that is perfectly adaptable to every season! A perfectly simple (and GOOD) end to any meal.
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!
Starting a meal with this many nutrients is ALWAYS a good idea!
What better way to celebrate the season than by decorating cookies ? This dough works really well for gluten-free gingerbread houses as well, if you’re slightly more ambitious!
This dish takes a little bit of planning, but it is very inexpensive, and SO worth the effort once you taste it!
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.
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.