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 [...]
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 [...]
Our fantastic weekend started with a lively little event at one of our favourite stores in downtown Burlington, Ontario called Centro Garden. They are a store with an eclectic collection of fabrics, interesting kitchen items, lovely seasonal items and impressive indoor/outdoor garden ideas. Centro Garden hosts a farmers market every [...]
This is a fancy little dish but is quiet easy to prepare. I paired it with sauted rutabaga and fresh snap peas and grilled the remaining asparagus. The family enjoyed theirs with the flattened chicken breast and I substituted my meal with Tilapia. If you prefer, you can also use [...]
I work for the local school board and am fortunate enough to enjoy an extra long Easter weekend with this Monday off. I spent the day going for a run with my hubby, enjoyed a delicious decaf Americano at our favourite coffee house then came home and spent a few [...]
Every Tuesday night my daughter has Rugby practice which takes a lot out of her and she comes home famished. As she comes in the door all I hear is "I'm home, whats for dinner?". When I told her meatloaf I can tell you that excitement didn't ooze from her...until [...]
I adapted this saucy little recipe from Canadian House and Home January edition. The original recipe was higher in sugar and fat. I made a few revisions to lower the carbs and after making the dish for the first time decided to replaced the wings for more meaty skinless drumsticks. [...]
This Creole classic is a heart warming dish sure to keep you warm and fill your belly on a cool fall evening. Try adding some seafood like shrimp or mussels. This dish freezes well so make a double batch for another quick meal. At 15g of protein and only 4 [...]
This French dish traditionally is heavy on the calories but with a few minor changes, calories were cut without cutting flavour. Use skinless chicken, lean bacon and forget about the butter.
This meal is simple to make and a hit with the kids! With high protein and low fat nice this little package dinner is a welcome change from plain week night chicken dinner. Clean up is a breeze too!
These little chicken kabobs are a perfect appetizer. They're quick and easy to prepare. They are high in protein and only 1 Weight Watchers point per serving.
An Easy stuffed Chicken recipe full of protein and low in carbs. Experiment with different cheeses and pestos to make this recipe you own.
This high protein recipe is as easy as dip, dip, bake. Voilà, a family favourite! Serve with seasonal vegetables and salad.
The beginning of fall signals cool nights, comfy sweaters and awesome comfort foods. Chicken is naturally carb free and fills the house with warm smells with the light tang of citrus and rosemary. Stuffing the chicken with cooking apples adds a little sweetness but apples are discarded after roasting. Pair [...]
Getting the family to the table with this low carb dish is a cinch. Do your self a favor though don't substitute the sour cream for "Fat Free" or "light". The carbs go up considerably.
This stick-to-your-ribs stew will fill the house with a warm aroma. It’s perfect to enjoy after a long day or make it the day before and reheat it for a quick dinner the next night. Low carb and an excellent source of vitamin A.