Scalloped Sweet Potatoes and Thyme

This scalloped potato recipe was an instant hit. I used Lancashire White Cheese instead of the cheeses listed and it was great. Use any cheese that strikes your fancy. A great opportunity to try something new. There are 19.6g net carbs, 6.1g protein and 9 Weight Watchers points per serving.

By |2015-06-18T07:00:44+00:00June 18th, 2015|Recipes, Side Dishes|

Cheesey Corn Pancakes

I love to cook, just not necessarily everyday (yes I can admit it), but I do love to cook. Learning about the benefits of different foods how to put them together and the triumphs I feel when I have tried a recipe a few times and it finally works. Knowing [...]

By |2015-01-02T15:09:26+00:00January 2nd, 2015|Appetizers, Recipes, Side Dishes|

Creamed Spinach

This dish is a hearty side dish that will go with almost anything and its quick and easy. It can also be used as a warm dip with crackers or bread. If you prefer to use fresh spinach, blanch in boiling water for 1 minute till bright green and slightly [...]

By |2014-10-17T13:33:57+00:00October 17th, 2014|Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegetarian|

High Protein Low Carb Mushroom Stuffing

Everyone loves stuffing but with the amount of bread in most stuffings it can be a carb nightmare. I found this delicious recipe and made it over to be diabetic friendly with all the flavour of regular stuffing. At 15.6g net carbs and 12 g protein per serving it makes [...]

By |2014-09-18T16:54:28+00:00September 18th, 2014|Low Carb, Recipes, Side Dishes|

Grilled Avocado

With BBQ season here I have been searching for other things to throw on for a little more variety. Avocado is so easy and very good for you. It is very low in Cholesterol and Sodium and is also a good source of dietary fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K and [...]

By |2017-07-12T14:00:47+00:00July 6th, 2014|Dinner, Recipes, Side Dishes|

Zucchini Noodles

This pasta alternative is gluten free, low carb and low cal. They take a little longer to make than regular pasta but worth the wait. To make noodles for four I use 4 washed medium zucchinis. Using a spiralizer or a julienne peeler, pass the peeler down one side of [...]

By |2017-07-12T14:01:53+00:00June 24th, 2014|Dinner, Recipes, Side Dishes|