nutrition · real food · review

How to have quick, healthy & tasty meals ready for the whole week (my favorite batch cooking tips!)

The secret is out: batch cooking will save your life! Here is what I try to do at the beginning of the week to have a lot of ready-to-eat foods to create tasty and balanced meals in a pinch. And I don’t even have to open a single cookbook or follow any kind of recipe!… Continue reading How to have quick, healthy & tasty meals ready for the whole week (my favorite batch cooking tips!)

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My favorite natural cold remedy (and yes, it is effective!)

Food is medicine! After flying across Canada this week and getting less than optimal sleep as a result, I woke up with a sore throat and decided to try this natural remedy (safe for breastfeeding and pregnant mamas and even their little ones).   My natural cold remedy – the Radicata tea Add the boiling… Continue reading My favorite natural cold remedy (and yes, it is effective!)

digestive health · nutrition · review

Bone Broth Diet: weight loss and gut, joint & skin health

Bone broth is something that has been dear and near to my heart since it helped me heal my gut following severe digestive issues including a parasite infection and SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth). But I had to say that I was a bit skeptical when I saw that a book titled ”Bone Broth Diet” was… Continue reading Bone Broth Diet: weight loss and gut, joint & skin health

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21 gift ideas for the health conscious

Whether you’re looking for gift ideas for your loved ones or want to treat yourself, the following 21 items should help you find some inspiration, especially if you want your gift to be in line with your health-conscious mindset. From kitchen gadgets to tools to help you better deal with stress and healthy (but delicious!) foods, here are some things… Continue reading 21 gift ideas for the health conscious

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Red meat and cancer? – what to think and what to do

A recent report from the WHO (World Health Organisation) declared that processed meat is carcinogenic and that red meat is a ”probable” carcinogen. It is not the first time and probably not the last time that we hear of a study with similar results… but when such a credible organisation as the WHO makes such a declaration, it… Continue reading Red meat and cancer? – what to think and what to do

health · nutrition · pregnancy and babies!

New! Free ebook: “7 Superfoods for Supermoms”

Hey there! Most of you probably know me because of my passion for digestive health. While this will always be a topic I am passionate about, becoming a mom has awakened other passions for fertility, healthy pregnancy, natural childbirth, breastfeeding, optimal postpartum recovery and healthy eating for little ones. This is what pushed me to create the podcast Real… Continue reading New! Free ebook: “7 Superfoods for Supermoms”

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Travel post: How to eat healthy in Costa Rica (where eating organic food matters even MORE!)

  As some of you might know, I am currently living in Costa Rica for a few months. When at home in Canada, we do our best to choose the best quality foods we can but it has proven to be more difficult and expensive that I had originally anticipated here in Costa Rica. Did you… Continue reading Travel post: How to eat healthy in Costa Rica (where eating organic food matters even MORE!)

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5 tips to keep your gut healthy & happy while travelling

Here are my 5 tips to keep your gut healthy and happy while traveling, wherever you’re going. And you can of course implement these tips when eating out or even at home. Find the links to everything I talk about in this video just below. I travelled to over 25 countries, over 15 of them while being on a… Continue reading 5 tips to keep your gut healthy & happy while travelling

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Radicata Carrot Cake + Easy Paleo Buffet for Your Friends & Family! (real food, gluten-free… and tasty!)

Does carrot cake counts as a vegetable? Well not exactly but if you have this paleo, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free and lower sugar version, you can certainly enjoy it without any guilt! But just before, here’s a peak at what I served my family of 10 adults + 3 children for lunch. My Paleo / gluten-free /… Continue reading Radicata Carrot Cake + Easy Paleo Buffet for Your Friends & Family! (real food, gluten-free… and tasty!)

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Radicata Nutrition is now open for coaching!

Hi everyone! I’m really excited to tell you that I’m now transitioning from my maternity leave to get back to work, at least part-time, in July 2015. I really missed working with people like you to help you achieve your best health using real food and natural remedies. My nutrition & health coaching programs focus on digestive health (any symptoms of… Continue reading Radicata Nutrition is now open for coaching!

podcast · pregnancy and babies!

Q&A Episodes of the REAL Food Mamas Podcast

Please join the Real Food Mamas by listening to our two latest podcast episodes where we answer important questions about health and nutrition for mamas and their family. Here’s an idea of what is discussed in episode 008: Favorite brands of tea, sardines, and ways to prepare liver Tips for managing processed food cravings in the first trimester… Continue reading Q&A Episodes of the REAL Food Mamas Podcast

digestive health · nutrition · real food

My experience with the autoimmune protocol (AIP)

Have you heard about the autoimmune protocol, also abbreviated AIP? AIP = paleo – ( eggs + nightshades + nuts + seeds + dairy ) The AIP is a stricter version of the paleo diet designed to avoid all foods that have the potential of causing increased intestinal permeability (leaky gut) and food sensitivities with the objective of healing… Continue reading My experience with the autoimmune protocol (AIP)

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the paleo autoimmune (AIP) wellnes bundle is now available!

DO YOU SUFFER FROM AUTOIMMUNITY OR AN UNKNOWN HEALTH ISSUE? The autoimmune protocol (AIP) is a version of the paleo diet that can make a tremendous difference in the health and well-being of people suffering from autoimmune diseases and many other health issues (including digestive problems). Although the AIP is highly effective, putting it into practice can be difficult and… Continue reading the paleo autoimmune (AIP) wellnes bundle is now available!

digestive health · health · nutrition · real food

Why eating a low-FODMAP diet is not good for your gut

Yes, a low-FODMAP diet can help you manage your symptoms. The studies show the effectiveness of low-FODMAP diets to reduce bloating, abdominal pain and discomfort, diarrhea and constipation. And so do both my clinical experience as a registered dietitian and my personal experience as a past IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) sufferer. But you might need to go beyond the… Continue reading Why eating a low-FODMAP diet is not good for your gut

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Guest post: Rachael Bryant from Meatified uses the AIP (paleo autoimmune protocol) to heal her thyroid

Here’s a guest post and recipe from Rachael Bryant, author of the recently released cookbook “Nourish: The Paleo Healing Cookbook: Easy Yet Flavorful Recipes that Fight Autoimmune Illnesses“.  Prepare to be inspired by her story and how she uses real food to fight her autoimmune condition (Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, the most common cause of hypothyroidism or underactive/low thyroid). And… Continue reading Guest post: Rachael Bryant from Meatified uses the AIP (paleo autoimmune protocol) to heal her thyroid

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Interview with Chris Kresser: the best food and supplements for moms, baby food, baby led weaning, self-care, introduction of gluten, and child spacing

In this episode, we are really excited to share our interview with Chris Kresser who shares his knowledge and wisdom about health and nutrition for moms and babies. Chris Kresser is a practitioner of functional medicine, the creator of ChrisKresser.com, (one of the top 25 natural health sites in the world), and Revolution Health Radio. He… Continue reading Interview with Chris Kresser: the best food and supplements for moms, baby food, baby led weaning, self-care, introduction of gluten, and child spacing

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My battle with stage 3 adrenal fatigue and my journey to recovering my energy and health

Adrenal fatigue is a term that we hear about often from alternative health practitioners but that is unfortunately not officially recognized by conventional medicine. Although the term adrenal fatigue is definitely overused, adrenal fatigue is real and affects so many of us. The adrenal glands are two small glands about the size of a walnut sitting on top… Continue reading My battle with stage 3 adrenal fatigue and my journey to recovering my energy and health

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Recipe: Chocolate, coconut and raspberry muffins (paleo, grain-free, gluten-free, nutritious & delicious)

Have you tried my super easy and simple banana muffin recipe? Here’s my latest variation, with a little bit of cacao powder, coconut and raspberry. The result is really tasty! And although muffins made with coconut flour tend to be dry, this one is definitely not dry thanks to the moisture from the bananas and raspberries. You… Continue reading Recipe: Chocolate, coconut and raspberry muffins (paleo, grain-free, gluten-free, nutritious & delicious)