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

Buckwheat Salad with Roast Veg

Buckwheat Salad with Roast Veg

Especially in the summertime, there’s nothing better than a main course salad. Perfect for picnics (which make hiking or touring more user-friendly), they’re light but filling.

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Plum Clafoutis

Plum Clafoutis

Looking for a simple, but delicious gluten-free / dairy-free (GF/DF) dessert that will spotlight whatever fruit is in season? Look no further!

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AIP Pie Crust

AIP Pie Crust

No need to give up dessert just because you’re on the AIP. With a little skill, dessert can be just one more way to provide nutrients to your body. Like with this compliant pie crust that opens up a wide variety of seasonal fruit-based desserts. Enjoy!

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Seafood Pesto Zoodles

Seafood Pesto Zoodles

Looking for a dish that’s simple, but also delicious, nutrient-dense and AIP-compliant? Look no further! These zucchini « zoodles » hit ALL of the marks.

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Spinach Verrine

Spinach Verrine

Whatever the season, this appetizer is fresh and creamy. (And if you make it with frozen spinach, it’s ridiculously simple to make!)

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Orange Carrot Cake

Orange Carrot Cake

For me, nothing says winter like citrus fruits. The heady mixture of orange peel and spice warms me up before I’ve even taken a bite!

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Sardine / Tomato Toasts

Sardine / Tomato Toasts

Who says toast is off the table when we eat gluten-free? This appetizer is SO simple, but nonetheless nutrient-dense and 100% gluten-free.

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Poke Bowls

Poke Bowls

When you love sushi, but you just don’t have time to make it… this dish is the perfect solution.

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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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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 the kitchen of her  18th c. stone house, she helps people to adopt (or better adhere to) a gluten-free, Paleo, or AIP diet.   Jan is also the producer of the podcast « Bien vivre, sans gluten, en France. »