About kimmy

Hello and thanks for popping by! My name is Kim and I love to cook low carbs recipes, desserts, salads and soups. I am always on the hunt for new recipes to make over. My husband Paul was diagnosed with slow onset Type 1 diabetes (LADA) over 5 years ago so we were forced to change the way we did things when it came to cooking. We have always been a healthy and active family. I play soccer, we both run 3-4 times per week and walk 5km most week days after dinner. Our kids play soccer and rugby and are no strangers to a healthy lifestyle. Spending time in the kitchen is always time well spent in my humble opinion and I love to share my cooking successes with you here. There may be hiccups along the way but we keep going and I hope our passion for food translates to your kitchen. Feel free to explore and remember to check us out on Face Book, Twitter, Instagram and Flickr.

Radish, Orange & Goat Cheese Salad

I work in a Section 23 classroom for kids with acute mental illness. They are between the age of 12-18 and the program is designed to integrate kids back to school while earning a few high school credits and taking part in an intense therapy component. There are 8 students [...]

By | 2017-09-12T23:45:48+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Recipes, Salads|

Best Dog Food Ever!

We have already established that we love our little Nico. She is full of character and love. Ever since she was a puppy I have been making her food and baking her treats. This has definitely paid off on those yearly visits to the vet. Her weight has not fluctuated, [...]

By | 2017-08-23T13:03:16+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Meet Nico|

Nico – The Boston Terror

No one could have warned me how attached we would become to our furry little bundle of joy. Those that know us well know how much we adore our fur baby, our precious little Boston Terror, Nico. She came to us on a cold Family Day weekend 3 years ago [...]

By | 2017-07-25T19:34:49+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Meet Nico|

Help! I need motivation!!

I know it can be difficult to find the time and the motivation to get moving. With work, family and life in general getting in the way it can be difficult to take time for yourself to get active and healthy. There is many ways to start getting physically active. [...]

By | 2017-07-24T18:53:28+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Healthy Lifestyle|

Mini Broccoli Bites

We were invited to a friends house for dinner and to watch the Toronto Blue Jays team lose yet again. Boo Hoo. I had some time that afternoon so I whipped up a batch of these tasty little guys. These low carb (3g net) little bites are easy to make and [...]

By | 2017-07-20T14:21:05+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Appetizers, Recipes, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Chicken and Strawberry Salad

This summer salad has everything one would need for a perfect summer salad. Plump red strawberries and BBQ'd chicken combined on the same plate. It's low carb, gluten-free, and packed with protein but its a perfect combination of sweet and savory. I used shredded cheddar but feel free to use [...]

By | 2017-08-17T20:47:14+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Dinner, Meat and Chicken, Recipes, Salads|

How healthy are “Health Foods” anyway?

Just because it's found in the health food section, doesn't necessarily mean it's healthy. Between the mainstream media, the Food Pyramid, the thousands of health blogs out there, and the premise that you can just walk into a health food store and anything you pull off the shelves will be [...]

By | 2017-07-06T02:16:49+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Healthy Lifestyle|

Rosemary Shortbread

Every summer we vacation up at the cottage in a little northern town called Thornbury. It is a sleepy little town but has some great pubs and spectacular coffee shops. Last summer I tried a Rosemary Shortbread cookie from our favourite coffee shop and was blown away as to how [...]

By | 2017-07-04T11:06:35+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Dessert, Recipes|

Flourless Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cookies

It was quite an unsettled day today which was unfortunate for the organizers of the Burlington Sound of Music Festivals parade. Actually unsettled was an understatement. the skies opened up and it poured cats and dogs. In previous year the parade followed a route right smack in the middle of [...]

By | 2017-07-22T12:47:13+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Dessert, Recipes|