My home birth story: a transforming experience of power and vulnerability (with a bit of ranting)

Because I’ve been posting updates throughout my pregnancy (read them here), it only seems logical to tell you my birth story. So here it is! Sorry if this is a long post but I was important for me to write all the details so I can remember and hopefully help other women considering home birth. Please feel free […]
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Free Online Digestion Sessions [Nov 9-23]

If you’ve been following me for a little while or if you’ve read my book, you know that I am truly passionate about digestion! My passion certainly doesn’t come from my training as a registered dietitian during which I was pretty much taught that the only prescription for IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), bloating, diarrhea and constipation was to […]
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New ebook: The Paleo Approach Dinner Club

I’m a big fan of the Sarah Ballantyne, aka, the Paleo Mom, and her book & cookbook The Paleo Approach (read my review here). For people with autoimmune issues trying to improve their health with REAL food, it can sometimes be difficult to find recipes that fit their dietary restrictions. Although the AIP (autoimmune protocol) […]
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Coming soon: a new ebook “Eliminate your Digestive Issues with the DHwRF Elimination Protocol”

Yes, I’m supposed to be on vacations and nesting before baby arrives… but my mother visited me last week and it was so productive that we did all the baby clothes washing, all the freezer meal preparation and everything is ready. And I can’t stand still for very long. I’m still making sure I get lots of rest, have my daily […]
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My 10+ favorite pregnancy, birth and baby books

One of the first things I wanted to do when I got pregnant was to buy books! It’s just the way I am. Whenever I’m faced with anything new, my first instinct is always to get more information. Knowledge is power, right? However, I felt very overwhelmed by the millions of pregnancy, birth and baby […]
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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: […]
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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! REAL Banana Muffins Yield: makes 9 big or 12 small muffins Ingredients 2 medium bananas 4 large […]
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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 […]
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A visit at the farm during pregnancy to prevent allergies and autoimmune conditions for your baby

This weekend, I had an amazing time going to the farm Thyme Again Gardens, about 1.5-2 hours from Toronto, to breathe some fresh air, spend time in nature and share good friend and laughter with my nutritionist friends Sarah Ramsden, Summer Innanen and Katherine Mossop (check out their work, they all do amazing stuff). This was […]
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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 […]
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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 Download the free pdf version here: Learn more about FODMAPs, how to know if they’re a problem for you, how to implement a low-FODMAP diet and most importantly, how to improve your tolerance to FODMAPs over time by […]
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New REAL food-based sauces, dressings & marinades in Toronto [dietitian-approved!]

I’ve been trying to find a Ranch dressing that isn’t made with refined high omega-6 and pro-inflammatory oils like canola oil, corn oil, soybean oil and other vegetable oils… without any success. Even in a big city like Toronto, it appeared to be mission impossible. Until this Spring! I was so happy to discover Nature’s Palate‘s 3 new […]
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Pregnancy update: 22 weeks

It’s already been a little while since my last pregnancy update (week 15 and week 12) so here’s what happened in the last couple of months. April was pretty busy with school (naturopathic medicine) as usual but I still decided to take some time to travel. I attended Paleo f(x) in Austin, TX and drove all the way to […]
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