It’s herbes salées season! Herbes what season?! Herbes salées season! The literal translation for herbes salées is salted herbs. I’ve got to tell you though that it sounds much better said in French – wink! Herbes salées is a traditional Québécois “seasoning salt” [continue reading]
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Cauliflower, the new rock star! I cannot seem to get enough of cauliflower and that’s a good thing, because cauliflower rocks! It’s one of the world’s healthiest foods. It’s high in fibre and water. Both are important for preventing constipation, maintaining a healthy digestive tract, [continue reading]
Remember a time when no one knew what gluten was? That era is well behind us now, as the term gluten is now a household word. “Lectin”, not so much. Not many people that I come into contact with have heard of the word lectin – yet. That may be changing though. A quick Google search of the word “lectin” will provide you with no less than 10 million results. Lectin may be on its way to becoming the ‘new gluten’.
Before I explain what a lectin is, I can assure you that your parents, your grand-parents, your great-grans and even your ancestors have all been trying to avoid it.
You’ve been avoiding lectins too.
Age 5 One summer, my family and I took our yearly summer vacation to my grandparent’s house in Petit-Saguenay, Quebec. My grandparents had a farm and it was time to slaughter one of the cows (Good news: it was 100% grass-fed. OK, OK, now is [continue reading]
What is Milk? The Oxford dictionary describes milk as an opaque white fluid rich in fat and protein, secreted by female mammals for the nourishment of their young. It’s also described as the primary source of nutrition for infant mammals (including humans who are breastfed) [continue reading]