Categorie: Food and health

Fleur de Sel, table salt, gray salt: a quick guide to the world of culinary salts

Although it is recommended to minimise our salt intake to protect cardiovascular health, sodium is an essential mineral. As we naturally eliminate sodium through sweat, tears or urine, we need to consume a minimum of five grams per day. The… Lire la suite

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Hemp seeds are a healthy ingredient

Hemp is a gift of nature for us to benefit from Hemp is ancient and versatile: whether consumed as seeds, flour or oil, hemp is a healthy addition to everyone’s diet. Its seeds enhance our simplest recipes with their pleasant… Lire la suite

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Squash and pumpkins, a bounty of health

Pumpkins are Cucurbitaceae, members of the extended squash family. Pumpkins are loaded with healthy nutrients while offering a low glycemic index. They are a great addition to your diet as they are low in calories and a good source of… Lire la suite

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I love apples!

Not only is biting into a juicy, fresh apple a real delight, it is also a divine and healthy gift of nature. Eating apples regularly can help reduce the risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Apples are rich in fibre,… Lire la suite

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Spotlight on baking powder and baking soda (sodium bicarbonate)

Baking powder and baking soda are commonly used in bread and pastry recipes. These baking aids have been around for a long time. Even our grandmothers used them! What about their food safety and usage? Should one kind of baking… Lire la suite

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Sunflower seeds are a treasure of nature

Divine sundrenched seeds! The painter Vincent Van Gogh was particularly passionate about sunflowers. This plant figures in seven of his paintings! He knew sunflowers symbolise joy and harmony, but did he also know about their health benefits? Source of antioxidants… Lire la suite

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Edible flowers, a bouquet of flavors and colors!

Edible flowers are growing in popularity. Discovering them, adopting them, getting into the habit of adding them to your dishes is an original way to enchant meals. Edible flowers have been around for thousands of years. Edible flowers perfectly enhance… Lire la suite

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Angelica, the plant of Angels

The plant of Archangel Raphael Angelica Archangelica is also known as Garden Angelica or the “Root of the Holy Ghost.” In mythology, Angelica was thought to be under the protection of Michael the Archangel because it blooms on his name… Lire la suite

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Rhubarb, a delight worth discovering!

With its tangy taste that can send shivers up your spine, rhubarb is far from being a mainstream ingredient. Yet, this plant really deserves to be better known. Choose firm pink-red stems which will keep for two to three days… Lire la suite

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Enjoy almond butter

Spread on a morning roast, almond butter is a nutritious way to celebrate a great new day! Did you know that almond butter is healthier than peanut butter? While more expensive, its nutritional benefits justify the price difference. Homemade almond… Lire la suite

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