The Healthy and Nutritious Pancakes (vegan)

Sunday morning pancakes have become a tradition, and I’ve been trying to make them as healthy, soft and light as possible. This recipe is totally guilt-free, as long as you go easy on the jam and the syrup. Have them with some fresh fruits and a drizzle of honey;  and if you prefer savoury toppings, why not some avocado.

Mind you that this recipe is vegan but not gluten free as I used spelt flour.

Ingredients (for about 3 pancakes)

  • Spelt flour, 60g
  • Non-dairy milk, 120ml (I used unsweetened almond milk)
  • Chia seeds, 1 full teaspoon
  • Baking powder, 1 full teaspoon 
  • Pinch of salt

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The super protein peanut & oat cookies

Are you looking for an easy and healthy cookie recipe? You got it! This recipe for rolled oats, peanuts, sesame seeds and linseeds cookies is packed with protein (see below for more details), it’s gluten free, egg free and refined sugar free.

When you think about it, baking your own cookies actually brings several benefits:

  • No refined sugar (not in my recipes at least)
  • No artificial ingredients
  • Perfect for food allergies and food intolerance (you decide what goes and doesn’t go in them)
  • No packaging (no plastic, no container, etc.)
  • Money savings
  • Better for your waistline (again, you in charge!)

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Five good reasons to go vegetarian or reduce your meat consumption. 

As a future Health Coach, I don’t advocate any specific diet, for the simple reasons that Diets don’t work and there is no such thing as one-diet-fits-all. We are all unique individuals with different needs, body types, lifestyles, etc. Some need meat, others don’t; it’s called bio-individuality, one person’s food is another person’s poison. You know what’s best for you, but maybe you can make the right choice with some information in hands.

In this article I will therefore discuss the benefits of a vegetarian diet and also what you can do if you don’t really feel like eliminating meat from your diet…yet.

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Gluten-Free Chickpea Flatbread

IMG_0036I’m not really a bread-eater anymore, but I do enjoy a homemade alternative every now and then. I’ve had chickpea flour (also called gram or besan) in my pantry for a while and never really knew what to do with it – except for falafels. So I googled “chickpea flour, bread”, and this Socca recipe came out.

Socca is a popular street food from Nice (south of France) that’s a bit like a dosa or a pancake. It’s vegan, gluten-free, high in fibre and high in protein. You can read more about the health benefits of the chickpea flour below the instructions. Continue reading

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