Dijon and Garlic Marinade

BBQ season is coming which means more time outside with friends and family. It means the cold weather is finally behind us , yay!!!!! We love to BBQ in our house. It is a great way to keep the mess out of the kitchen and still allow a tonne of [...]

By | 2018-04-14T16:38:57+00:00 April 14th, 2018|Condiments, Recipes|

Carob and Coconut Balls

Although I'm not a vegan myself these are raw vegan and one of my son's favourite treats. They are gluten free, dairy free and almost guilt free :) These little gems are easy to make and keep fresh in an air tight container for 10-14 days. These Carob Balls make [...]

By | 2018-04-04T00:09:08+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Dessert, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Sunshine Avocado on Toast

We are definitely creatures of habit. Every morning my darling hubby makes me a delicious breakfast of Greek yogurt with fresh fruit, nuts and flax meal. It is filling and full of protein. Sundays however is my day to make breakfast and I figure if he goes to all the [...]

By | 2018-03-31T17:58:14+00:00 March 31st, 2018|Breakfast, Recipes|

Low Carb Dark Chocolate Chip Muffins

Not too long ago I purchased a box of Carbquik as so many people suggested I give it a try to make low carb treats. I have to say we really like using it. There are endless recipes for so many treats that would normally have a tonne of carbs [...]

By | 2018-02-03T17:15:09+00:00 February 3rd, 2018|Baking, Dessert, Recipes|

Mexican Chicken Casserole

I am currently taking part in a healthy eating challenge on Facebook. Our family does eat very healthy but we have our challenges and I am always looking for new and exciting dishes to keep everyone satisfied. Healthy eating challenges like this always inspire me to look for unique and [...]

By | 2017-10-17T11:30:52+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Dinner, Low Carb, Meat and Chicken, Recipes|

Lemon Blueberry Tea Cake

I remember as a kid I would often spend the weekend at my grandparents and my Granma loved to take me to "The Club" for afternoon high tea while my brother hung out with my Grandad and putzed around the garden. My Granma and I would dress up in our [...]

By | 2017-10-13T11:23:06+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Dessert, Recipes|

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|

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|