Recipe: One-Skillet Garlicky Dinner

Today is the first edition of Saturday Radicata Kitchen where I’ll share one of my favorite recipes with you every week. If you’re like me and are all about spending as little time as possible in the kitchen, you’ll love this recipe! It includes everything you need for a complete meal: fat + protein + veggies/carbs.[…]

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![…]

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[…]

I hate the BRAT diet

I don’t use the word hate lightly. But I really do HATE the BRAT diet! In case you never heard about it, the BRAT diet stands for: B – banana R – rice A – applesauce T – toast This diet is supposed to be easy to digest and therefore ideal for people having just[…]

Managing PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) Naturally….. to feel better and maximize your fertility!

In case you didn’t know, I have PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome or polycystic ovary syndrome). I was diagnosed in 2011 (probably had it before but it was masked by the birth control pill) with a total of 60 cysts on both of my ovaries. Fortunately, I had just started my journey to becoming healthier naturally by going[…]

Recipe: Paleo Chocolate Cake in a Mug (grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free & nut-free!)

Baking is fun… but I don’t always have time for it. And, most importantly, I know that I might end up eating the whole batch of cookies, muffins or whatever I’m baking. Does that sound familiar? My solution whenever I want a quick and easy single-serve treat is to make this Paleo chocolate cake in a mug.[…]

Pregnancy: Third trimester update

Wow, I can’t believe how fast time is flying. Summer is almost over and September is already here.  This is the month I’m going to have a baby! 🙂 My due date is mid-September but I’m ready to welcome my little one anytime this month. Before that though, let me update you on what has been[…]

Do you want to learn how to make your own fermented foods? Try Sarah's Fearless Fermentation Classes!

Fermented foods are a super food for your gut flora! – Aglaée Traditionally prepared sauerkraut, kombucha, kimchi, yogurt and pickles are all examples of REAL foods that can replace your expensive probiotic supplements while adding a lot of taste to your diet. Maybe you’ve been buying some of these foods knowing how good they can be for[…]

19 things you probably didn't know about me

I worked in a food truck peeling potatoes, making homemade French fries, poutine and hot dogs for 5 summers. If you ever want to best poutine in Québec, go to Gentilly, Québec and stop at “LaRoulotte à Patates” right in front of the church. And if you don’t know what a poutine is, there it is:[…]

7+ favorite breakfast ideas (Paleo, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, nutrient-dense, with and without eggs, nut-free)

If you’re like me, you most likely ate “breakfast foods” most of my life for that important first meal of the day. Somehow, the food industry managed to convince us that we need different types of foods for breakfast, such as breakfast cereals, oatmeal, toasts, bagels, pancakes and other carb- and sugar-rich processed foods that come in boxes or[…]

Recipe: REAL Banana Muffins (Paleo, gluten-free, grain-free, sugar-free & nut-free)

Here’s one of my favorite recipe because it requires very few ingredients and is easy to make in a pinch. Whenever possible, make a double batch and freeze extras to have a handy snack or treat when needed. Enjoy!     Bon appétit!  

Guest Post on Paleo Parent’s Blog (and a recipe from my cookbook: Coconut MCT Balls)

Health Starts in the Gut: Digestive Health with REAL Food by Aglaée Jacob, MS, RD, author (posted on Paleo Parents’ blog on July 20, 2014) “Health starts in the gut” is something Hippocrates said a long time ago but that still holds true today. Without a healthy gut, even the highest quality organic and pastured[…]

Is your gut flora unhappy?

If you’ve been following my blog or have read my book, you know that digestion is one of my favorite topic. I was happy to be interviewed by nutritionnist Sarah Ramsden to talk about the most common signs that you have an unhappy gut flora. Did you know that you have 10 times more bacteria than[…]

Pregnancy: my second trimester

Times flies by! I can’t believe I’m now 7-month pregnant, with only one last trimester to go until my little one arrives. I can’t wait to meet this little bundle of joy but at the same time, I just feel like there so much left to do until then! But *taking a deep breath*, one thing at a time[…]

Ebook: Eating out and traveling on the Paleo diet by Aglaée Jacob, MS, RD

If you’ve discovered the Paleo diet (or any other diet based on ancestral nutrition principles, such as the Primal diet, WAPF diet, GAPS diet, SCD diet…) and love how good this way of eating makes you feel, you probably want tokeep eating and feeling this way wherever you go. The Paleo principles constitute one of the best templates to stabilize[…]

Paleo low-FODMAP diet food list

Learn more about FODMAPs here:  FODMAPs: could they be causing your bloating, diarrhea, constipation and other IBS-like digestive issues Why eating a low-FODMAP diet is NOT good for your gut (in the long-term) Click Here to Get Your FREE FODMAP Food List Please note that I recently updated the low-FODMAP food list in 2016. You can find[…]

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