Fruit compote is basically fruit cooked with a little juice or water which produces a syrupy fruit mixture (the French word compȏte meaning « mixture »). If your fruit is sour, you may add a little sugar, honey or maple syrup. For more flavor, you may add ginger, cinnamon, or another spice. Compote cooks quite quickly, enough for the fruit to release lots of juice while still holding their shape. It’s a simple way of turning summer bounty or stale or frozen fruit into something delicious. A good anti-waste solution! Besides il can be frozen to extend its shelf life even further. So enjoy the delicious taste of fruits and their health benefits with these 10 fruit compote recipes. (more…)
Numerous studies that have examined the motivations and obstacles to participating in regular physical activity point to a lack of time as the main reason people report for their difficulty in adopting a more active lifestyle. Although the perceptions of these individuals are quite real, a more in-depth analysis shows that inactive people are more likely experiencing personal obstacles to the practice of physical activity such as a lack of motivation, energy, skills or interest in exercise.
It is no longer a secret to anyone; the pandemic can have a negative impact on mental health. Human beings are not designed to be constantly alert, to live in unpredictability, or to be isolated from their peers.
If you are reading this and are lacking in energy, motivation, or are having a difficult time, your kinesiologist can help!
Researchers on Radio-Canada’s L’Épicerie show* noted the growing presence in the food industry of food products labelled with a “low-FODMAP” label. Knowing SOSCuisine’s expertise on the issue, they approached us to help explain what this means in their November 11th broadcast report.