Author: Cynthia Jan

Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Move over Nutella! This homemade hazelnut spread is delicious and easy to make, and of course much healthier.  Ingredients: 1 cup hazelnuts (pre-soaked) 1 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil (melted) 4 tablespoons cacao powder 1/3 cup + 2 tablespoons maple syrup (or honey) 1/4 cup hemp milk or coconut milk or water 1/8 tsp salt Directions: Read More

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Chocolate Avocado Pudding Who loves pudding?!?!? I do, my kids do, my husband does, my neighbors do, frankly I think everyone loves pudding! But commercial made puddings are full of additives and chemicals, so what is one to do! Make your own, it’s really quick and delicious. It’s a great way to get your children Read More

Spicy Beet Gazpacho

Spicy Beet Gazpacho I love a cold soup! And what’s great about this soup is that its base is beets, a liver super food! The liver is responsible for numerous processes in the body, and very important ones for that matter, like detoxifying toxins and excess estrogen, converting Thyroid hormones from T4 to T3–the ones Read More

Easter Chocolate Recipe

EASTER CHOCOLATE RECIPE Easter time comes with expectations for chocolate eggs. I no longer buy conventional chocolate eggs since they’re loaded with GMOs, high fructose corn syrup, canola oil, soy and a ton of other horrible ingredients. So with that said, I decided to create my own Easter chocolate recipe, and since I didn’t have Read More

Easy Peasy Fermented Mayonnaise

Easy Peasy Fermented Mayonnaise I love mayonnaise and had given up on it a while ago, with lacking time to make my own and just not wanting the store bought options. But after trying, I realized how quickly we can make our own at home, and literally took me only 5 minutes. So get the Read More

Salmon Squash Patties

Salmon Squash Patties Looking for a quick lunch or supper idea? Look no further, try some salmon squash patties. I want to thank my friend Emilie, fellow GAPSter, as she is behind my inspiration here. She shared a similar recipe with me and gave me the go ahead to experiment. The salmon provides much needed Read More

BEWARE OF MSG!

MSG (MONOSODIUM GLUTAMATE) Why should we be concerned about MSG? Well it’s an excitotoxin which means it stimulates your brain cells to damage and even death! Some side effects of MSG include: obesity, eye damage, headaches, fatigue, disorientation, depression, rapid heartbeat, tingling and numbness. Doesn’t sound great right! The worse part is that while it’s Read More

Strawberry Chia Coconut Pudding

Strawberry Chia Coconut Pudding Who doesn’t love pudding!! I can’t think of anyone who doesn’t, right!?! I remember growing up, my grandmother used to make my sister and I pistachio pudding, and it was so creamy, just so delicious! And now, I want to share this love of pudding with my kids, without all the Read More

“Frijoles” Mexican Beans Recipe

“FRIJOLES” Mexican Beans My sister-in-law Angie’s cooking is to die for!!! A Mexican native, her cuisine is inspired by the tastiest of spices and years of traditions passed on from generation to generation! Walking into her home, I know her meal will not disappoint!! The smell of cumin, the savory taste of cilantro and the Read More

WHY ARE WE FEEDING THIS TO OUR CHILDREN?!?

WHY ARE WE FEEDING THIS TO OUR CHILDREN?!? How important is food to life! And when I say food, I mean quality food; being pesticide, insecticide, herbicide, antibiotic, hormone, preservative, chemical and GMO-free. No one needs any of these exogenous substances in their body right?! And what are we feeding our kids? Isn’t it scary Read More

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