I’ve always been fascinated by the claims on the thousands of colorful food labels at the grocery store. But something that fascinates me even more is the cosmetics section. And especially because most people that try so hard to avoid chemicals in their food end up spreading a generous layer of chemicals on their skin [...]
Ingredients (2 servings): 350g ground beef (about 12 oz. Fresh or dried thyme 1/2 red onion 2 carrots 4 garlic cloves 6 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce Fresh parsley 1 tbsp. expeller-pressed coconut oil Sea salt Instructions: 1. Heat your oil in a pan over medium heat. Cut your onion and garlic and put them in the [...]
April 14, 2014
Healthy or Not?
Consumers are going crazy about superfoods that promise exceptional health, incredible fat-burning results and a ton of other “magical” benefits. So… are superfoods something you should include in your fat burning diet, or just a fancy buzz word? Beware: Scam Ahead! Have you ever clicked an ad on the Internet and ended up on some [...]
Okay, just a little introduction to talk about the “pâté chinois”. It’s not Chinese, like, at all. It’s 100% from Québec! This recipe is our favorite comfort food, because… 1) it’s super easy and 2) it brings back awesome childhood memories. Why do we call it a “Chinese” pâté? Simply because during the construction of [...]
March 20, 2014
Healthy or Not?
A lot of people ask me… “Nick, is yogurt healthy or not?“ They expect a “yes” or a “no”. But the answer is… my relationship with yogurt is kinda complicated. Here are a couple of points to consider if you want to snack on yogurt… 1) Milk Quality Yogurt comes from milk, and cheap, regular [...]
Ingredients: 3 green apples 2 lemons 1 orange 1 cucumber a piece of ginger the size of a thumb cayenne powder Instructions: 1. Peel your citrus and put everything in a juicer, starting with the softest ingredients. 2. Add 1/8 tsp. of cayenne powder. Adjust to your taste. Gen [...]
Last Summer, Nick and I went to a permaculture farm to pick apples. In case you don’t know what permaculture is, this is Wikipedia’s definition: “Permaculture is a philosophy of working with, rather than against nature; of protracted and thoughtful observation rather than protracted and thoughtless labor; and of looking at plants and animals in [...]
February 28, 2014
Healthy or Not?
As I’m writing this, the cold Canadian winter is taking a toll on everyone here. And not just because it’s depressing — it also rhymes with low vitamin D levels. So why is vitamin D so important? What you probably don’t know is that vitamin D isn’t actually a vitamin at all. It’s a key [...]
February 20, 2014
Food, Healthy or Not?
Bleh… this Winter is pretty cold, huh? It’s the kind of weather that makes you eat soup and drink tea under a warm blanket! Even if Nick and I are in Québec, I don’t think we’ll ever get used to this kind of weather. Our solution to forget the snow + cold? Cooking tasty meals. [...]
Happy Valentine’s Day!! Today, I’m saving your life. Yes, you, who forgot to prepare something for your girlfriend/boyfriend. I have the perfect solution and it involves great food and your time. But not that much of the latter. Tonight, you’re “cooking”. Tonight, you’ll prepare a delicious beef tartare. If you can, try to get grass-fed [...]