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Petit Smoothie Matinal / Paleo Breakfast Smoothie (dairy & nut free – egg free option)

This is one of my go-to breakfasts. No need to add any sweetener because it already contains ripe fruits. Of course all the ingredients are organic.

Ingredients (for 1 serving):

  • 1 ripe pear (Bosc or even better Bartlett)
  • 1/2 ripe banana (but not spotted)
  • About 3/4 cup of spring water
  • 2 tbsp of creamy tahini (I like Kevala)
  • A little splash of vanilla extract
  • 1 raw chicken or duck egg (from a trusted source)

For the egg-free option: Substitute the egg with 1 tbsp of gelatin powder (I use Great Lakes or Vital Proteins)

Peel & cut the fruits into pieces then place them inside a blender. Add the spring water, the vanilla and the tahini. Blend until smooth. Then add the raw egg or the gelatin and blend again for a few seconds until fully incorporated. Et voila! Enjoy ;).

En Français (pour 1 personne):

  • 1 poire mûre (Bosc ou encore mieux Bartlett ou Williams)
  • 1/2 banane mûre (mais pas mouchetée)
  • Environ 175ml d’eau de source
  • 2 càs de tahin crémeux
  • Un petit splash d’extrait de vanille
  • 1 oeuf de poule ou de canne (de bonne source)

Pour la version sans oeuf: Substituer l’oeuf par 1 càs de gelatine en poudre

Eplucher et couper les fruits en morceaux, les mettre dans un blender. Ajouter l’eau, la vanilla et le tahin. Mixer jusqu’à obtention d’un melange homogène. Ensuite ajouter l’oeuf ou la gelatine et mixer encore quelques secondes pour bien incorporer ce dernier ingrédient. Voilà, c’est prêt! Enjoy ;).

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The Paleovedic Diet : A cookbook I’m looking forward to

Why? Because it combines & blends the Paleo Diet with Ayurveda (which is usually based on vegetarianism).

“Drawing upon on his extensive training and clinical experience, Dr. Palanisamy skillfully separates fact from fiction, providing clarity on issues such as gluten sensitivity, misconceptions about carbs, meat-eating versus vegetarianism, good and bad fats, unknown superfoods (you’ll be surprised to see what’s included), nutritional supplements, and the critically important gut bacteria comprising your microbiome.

The Paleovedic Diet provides definitive, practical guidance on what to eat, how to move, how to sleep, how to manage stress, and even how to breathe…”

Not to mention the raving reviews both from the paleo and the medical communities:

” “The Paleovedic Diet represents the best of integrative medicine, combining ancient wisdom with modern science and functional medicine to create a definitive roadmap to health. In an engaging and easy to read style, Dr. Akil presents the most up-to-date, evidence-based health information available today. He sheds light on topics such as optimal nutrition, the 100 trillion bacteria that make up your microbiome, the best way to exercise, and powerful detox practices. He reveals the hidden healing powers of spices and shows you how to use Ayurveda to customize a diet that’s best for you. The Paleovedic Diet can help you lose weight, increase energy, and reverse disease.” —Mark Hyman, MD, eight-time #1 New York Times–bestselling author and functional medicine expert”

What else do you need? Continue reading The Paleovedic Diet : A cookbook I’m looking forward to

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Welcome to My World!

Bonjour & Bienvenue!

I’m a French expat who’s been living in Southern California for the past 13 years (comme le temps passe!). I have a background in arts, fashion & textile design, and there’s nothing I love more than a good story (besides a good conversation maybe).

I’ve been gluten free for 10 years and grain free/paleo for 5 years. I am convinced that the body can heal itself for I have experienced it myself. I’ve always been interested in natural foods and alternative medicines. I’ve been cooking for 25 years as well as studying & using herbal medicine for almost as long. A lot of what I know is intuitive and self taught.

Thank you for stopping by and/or following this blog, I hope you’ll like it here ;).