Post surgery update #2

Time is starting to fly again: 8 physio sessions, 2 post-op check-ups with the ortho surgeon and now 3.5 weeks have passed since surgery.   I had to say goodbye to my rigid knee-brace and welcomed a hinged one that helps me move more freely and doesn't make me walk like a pirate with a... Continue Reading →

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Post surgery update #1

It has been 19 days since I got surgery to replace my ACL by a cadaver graft and I got myself a "zombie knee". It is weird how easily you can procrastinate when you don't have much time on your hands but as soon as you are on forced rest it gets boring really ,... Continue Reading →

Butternut squash muffins

Yesterday morning I had a little time before breakfast and a cooked butternut squash from the night before, so I decided to try out this recipe that I had in mind for a while.   Ingredients 5/8 butternut squash, baked, skined, deseeded and roughly chopped1/2 honey 4 large free-range or organic eggs 1/2 cup coconut... Continue Reading →

Zucchini, potatoe and bacon gratin

Potatoes Gratin and Macaroni Gratin used be one of my favorite dish growing up but unfortunately cheese is not my friend anymore.   Ingredients 4 small zucchini 1/2 onion chopped 4 slices of bacon cut in halves 2 potatoes 1 egg 1/4 cup almond milk 2 tbsp Dijon mustard 2 tbsp almond meal Pepper  ... Continue Reading →

Sweet potatoe muffins

After baking some sweet potatoes once to make a pie but having a race coming on that following weekend, I decided to bake muffins instead as it's easier to transport and more fun to share. They are great for breakfast to fuel you up of energy or as for my purpose this time: re-fuel you... Continue Reading →

Sweet potatoe croquettes

I first did this recipe for breakfast but it is also great as a dessert.   Ingredients (4 servings) 3 large sweet potatoes 4 tbsp potato starch 2 tbsp honey 2 eggs 1 tsp ginger 1/4 tsp cardamom 1/4 tsp ground cloves coconut oil for frying   Preparation Bake sweet potatoes at 375°F for one... Continue Reading →

Spiced vin chaud

When it's cold and gloomy during the winter, I've this craving for Vin Chaud (Hot wine) - reminds of home and cheers me up. It's a beverage you usually drink during the holidays or during ski vacation as an après comfort or just during a break while on the slopes.   Ingredients 1 bottle /... Continue Reading →

Plantains and chocolate chips cookies

A little twist to the usual chocolate chips cookies.   INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup of coconut oil, melted + 1/2 tbsp for cooking plantains 1 cup of honey + 1 tbsp for cooking plantains 1 egg, room temperature 2 plantains, ripe and sliced 1 teaspoon of baking soda 1 3/4 cups of almond flour/meal 1/4 cup... Continue Reading →

Peanut butter and chocolate swirl

This is the last recipe I baked before leaving the states last fall: a peanut butter and chocolate swirl brownie - so, SO yummy.   Ingredients For the peanut butter side 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/3 cup coconut oil (melted) 1 cup brown sugar 2 egg 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup almond flour 1... Continue Reading →

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