Love Pepper / Poivron D’Amour

Written by Isabelle Giroux ND on . Posted in Blog, Healthy Living, Raw, Recipes

RECETTE EN FRANÇAIS ICI

I just love this easy, fast and oh so pretty meal! It is a great way to feed your body, mind and Spirit with fresh and healthy ingredients.

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Prep time is 10 mins (plan soaking time: 30 mins)

Ingredients
1 red organic pepper
1/4 cup organic walnuts
1 dried tomato (soaked 30 mins or so)
A pinch of red onion (or to taste)
A pinch of Himalayan pink salt
A small zucchini
A salad of your choice

Instructions
1. Soak the tomato for 30 minutes while getting the rest of the ingredients ready.
2. Cut 1/3 ofF the top of the pepper. Seed and add to a bowl. Seed the bottom half of the pepper and set aside.
3. Add the walnuts, dried tomato, salt and onion to the bowl.
4. Hand blend to a smooth pâté.
5. Add the pâté into the bottom half of the pepper.
6. Spiral the zucchini
7. Lay the pepper on the zucchini, add some Himalayan salt, add the salad to the plate and ENJOY!

Take pride in the prep work AND make double the time to enjoy the results!

Health, wellness coach and naturopath for determined individuals

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J’adore ce repas si facile, vite et oh si joli! C’est une merveilleuse façon d’alimenter son corps, son cerveau et son Esprit avec des ingrédients frais et sains.

Temps de préparation: 10 minutes (planifiez 30 minutes de trempage)

Ingrédients
1 poivron rouge
1/4 T de noix de Grenoble
1 tomate séchée (trempée environ 30 minutes)
Une pincée d’oignon rouge (ou au goût)
Une pincée de sel rose d’Himalaya
Un petit zucchini
Une salade de votre choix

Instructions
1. Trempez la tomate pour 30 minutes lorsque vous préparez le restant des ingrédients.
2. Coupez 1/3 du sommet du poivron. Enlevez les graines et ajoutez à un bol. Videz le bas du poivron et mettre de côté pour le moment.
3. Ajoutez les noix, la tomate séchée, le sel et l’oignon au bol.
4. Mélangez le tout avec un mélangeur à main jusqu’à l’obtention d’un pâté lisse.
5. Ajoutez le pâté dans l’autre moitié du poivron.
6. Formez des spirales avec le zucchini.
7. Placez le poivron sur les spirales de zucchini, ajoutez un peu de sel rose et ajoutez la salade de votre choix.
Dégustez!

Prenez de la fierté pour le travail préparatoire ET prenez le double du temps pour savourer les résultats!

Coach en Santé et Mieux-Être et Naturopathe pour des individus déterminés.

NATURAL HEALING JOURNAL – nov 2015

Written by Isabelle Giroux ND on . Posted in Blog, Cleansing, Detox, Health Journal, Health News, Healthy Living, Natural Healing, Recipes

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Hello Lovely Soul,

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To maintain a healthy lifestyle, you simply need to do a bit (or a lot, according to your preference), of continue reading HERE.

October Health Journal

Written by Isabelle Giroux ND on . Posted in Blog, Health Journal, Health News, Healthy Living, Raw, Recipes

Hello Special Sweets!
For a complete FREE HEALTH Journal, please remember to sign up on my BLOG.

October…. Halloween… and more treats!

Next week, we have some new and different classes starting, don’t miss them. It could be exactly what you need to finally help you reach your goals, one week at a time. Come check us out!

How have you been?

We had such a great couple of weeks! We visited the Sistine Chapel exposition at the Palais des Congres in Montreal, which was absolutely amazing! We went organic apple picking on Ile Saint Bernard and cooked up a storm of yumminess! We also took advantage of the nice weather to get deep into cleaning the gardens and harvesting our last veggies so they did not freeze, and finally, we got back into the routine of life after our much appreciated vacation.

What is going on with you? I would love to hear from you, so please leave me your comments on my blog so I can reply.

Since it is apple season, I have added 2 reicipes for you. Let me know what you think.

I look forward to seeing you in class, sharing some one-on-one time with you or setting up some new goals to conquer.

Create a great week!

With love & light,

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Compote Crue / Raw AppleSauce

Written by Isabelle Giroux ND on . Posted in Blog, Healthy Living, Photos, Raw, Recipes

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C’est le temps de la pomme et nous devons profiter de chaque saison pour se nourrir des légumes, plantes et fruits en saison. Cette année, Noah Jade et moi sommes allé à un nouveau verger biologique. La saison de cueillette est courte là, mais c’est un site extraordinaire. Je vous encourage d’aller faire un tour!

Avec ces belles pommes que nous mangeons depuis la fin de semaine passée, j’ai aussi fait de la compote crue et cuite (car Noah Jade aime bien en manger un peu de cuite le matin), du jus, des tartes (santés), et quelques autres items.

Voici deux belles recettes supers simples pour la compote :

COMPOTE CUITE
3 grosses pommes,
30 ml d’eau pure

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Couper les pommes en gros cubes en prenant le soin d’enlever le cœur avant. Garder la pelure. Déposer tous les cubes et l’eau pure dans une casserole et apporter à ébullition. Baisser le feu pour permettre aux pommes de ramollir sans bruler. Le temps de cuisson va varier selon le type de pommes. Lorsque les pommes se décomposent facilement à l’aide d’une fourchette, c’est cuit. Laisser le tout reposer et se refroidir avant de passer au Vitamix (ou autres malaxeurs). Dégustez!

COMPOTE CRUE
200 grammes de pommes,
20 grammes de dates,
10 grammes de baies de goji,
15 ml de sirop d’agave (optionnelle),
5 ml de jus de citron

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Couper les pommes en gros cubes en prenant le soin d’enlever le cœur avant. Garder la pelure. Déposer tous les ingrédients dans un Vitamix ou autres mélangeurs à haute vitesse jusqu’à ce que la texture soit lisse. Savourez!

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It’s apple season once again and it is important to take full advantage of it to feed ourselves with in season vegetables, plants and fruits. This year, Noah Jade and I went to a new biological orchard. The picking season is short there, but it is an extraordinary place. I encourage you to go and tour the place.

With these beautiful apples, which we have been eating since last weekend, I also made some raw and cooked applesauce (because Noah Jade likes to eat it a little cooked applesauce in the morning), some juice, tarts (healthy ones), and a few other items.

Here are two beautiful, simple great recipes for applesauce:

COOKED APPELSAUCE
3 big apples,
30 ml of pure water

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Carefully remove the heart and cut apples into chunks. Keep the peel. Put all the apple chunks and pure water in a pot and bring to a boil. Lower the temperature to allow the apples to soften without burning. The cooking time is going to vary according to the type of apples you are using. When apples decompose easily with a fork, it is done. Let the apples sit to cool before blending in the Vitamix (or other blender). Enjoy!

RAW APPLESAUCE
200 grams of apples,
20 grams dates,
10 grams of Goji berries,
15 ml of agave syrup of agave (optional),
5 ml of lemon juice

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Carefully remove the heart and cut apples into chunks. Keep the peel. Put all the ingredients in the Vitamix or other blender and blend on high until the texture is smooth.

Enjoy!

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