Low Carb Crock Pot Beef and Veggie Soup

Each week during this pandemic I am trying to make as much food as I can from scratch. For one, I have all the time in the world and second, I can control the ingredients that goes into each meal. We all know that canned soups are full of sodium [...]

By |2020-04-07T19:37:03+00:00April 7th, 2020|Crock Pot, Lunch, Soup|

Baked White Fish and Eggs

Fish is an excellent source of high protein and other nutrients. Research over the past few decades has shown that the nutrients and minerals in fish, and particularly the omega-3 fatty acids found in pelagic fishes (costal/oceanic fish), are heart-friendly and can make improvements in brain development and reproduction. Although [...]

By |2017-09-18T11:10:59+00:00September 16th, 2015|Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Ricotta and Egg on Low Carb Sprouted Bread

Lunches can be a bit of a challenge when you are on a low carb diet, what ever the reason may be. We were lucky enough to come across the Ezekiel Sprouted Flax bread which is only 10g net carbs per slice and considering it is a sprouted bread it [...]

By |2017-07-12T00:32:11+00:00April 29th, 2015|Lunch, Recipes|

High Protein Egg and Avocado Bake

In a world of instant cereals, boxed cereals, breakfast sandwiches and muffins it is hard to believe that there are actually low carb high protein breakfasts that don't involve innocuous mixture of flour, water and yeast. For someone eating low carb this mixture is anything but innocuous. The more baked [...]

By |2015-03-24T11:07:54+00:00March 24th, 2015|Breakfast, Lunch, Recipes, Vegetarian|

Cauliflower Chowder

This lovely chowder is delicious, hardy and simple to make. We eat a lot of cauliflower in our house. It's low in fat, low in carbohydrates but high in dietary fiber, folate, water, and vitamin C, possessing a high nutritional density. Cauliflower contains several phytochemicals, common in the cabbage family, [...]

By |2015-03-06T14:40:06+00:00March 6th, 2015|Low Carb, Lunch, Recipes, Soup, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Crunchy Chickpeas

These baked chickpeas are easy to make and a quick grab and go snack. They have 82.5 calories, 8.3g net carbs, 9 Weight Watchers points and 3g protein per serving. Preheat oven to 425

By |2017-07-12T00:29:43+00:00January 9th, 2015|Lunch, Recipes|

Low Fat Low Carb Pita Chips

These pita chips are easy to make and very versatile. My personal favourite is garlic and parmesan but you could also make them sweet with a light sprinkle of cinnamon sugar. These chips are easy to prepare and have 70 calories, 5g net carbs, 1 Weight Watchers point and 5g [...]

By |2017-07-12T13:57:42+00:00November 27th, 2014|Lunch, Recipes, Snacks|

Veggie and Crab Rice Wraps

These rice wraps make a nice light snack at 16.2g of net carbs. You can follow the recipe to the letter or be creative and add your own flare. I prefer to use black kale as I find it a little less bitter than regular green kale. Try pairing this [...]

By |2014-11-10T14:54:34+00:00November 10th, 2014|Lunch, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Beet chips

Everyone loves to snack but a lot of the snacks we like to have that are not so good for us. In a world of processed sweets and treats we are putting a lot of chemicals and fat into our bodies. Other than fresh veggies and dips it can be [...]

By |2017-07-12T13:58:22+00:00November 4th, 2014|Lunch, Recipes, Snacks|

Fruit Kabobs and Dip

This quick and easy snack that can be custom made for anyone even the pickiest eaters. It can be easily packed in your kids lunch box for an instant treat. If you are using a fruit that browns quickly like apples squeeze some fresh lemon juice on them before packing. [...]

By |2017-07-12T13:58:56+00:00October 15th, 2014|Lunch, Recipes, Snacks|

Bumps on a Log

I have taken the old school classic of "ants on a log" and upgraded it for a more adult snack replacing the sugary raisins with high protein raw almonds. Try using fresh churned raw peanut butter to avoid the extra sugars that are normally found in processed peanut butter. Raw [...]

By |2017-07-12T13:59:31+00:00September 24th, 2014|Lunch, Recipes, Snacks|

Laughing Cow and Rivita Snack Bread

Snacks are generally very high in carbs. It is easy to grab a sugary granola bar or a carb intensive toasted bagel as you dash out the door. Our favourite little snack right now is the Laughing Cow on Ryvita. Ryvita has many snack breads to choose from and differ [...]

By |2017-07-12T14:00:04+00:00September 2nd, 2014|Lunch, Recipes, Snacks|