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|

Parsnip Rice

Parsnip rice is a great substitution for regular rice and it doesn't need to be heated since you will use it as a base for something piping hot. You can also use coriander root or carrots if you would like a more subtle taste. Parsnip rice is a lower carb [...]

By |2017-08-22T20:28:22+00:00May 28th, 2014|Dinner, Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetarian|

High Protein Stuffed Baked Zucchini

This dish is perfect for those over sized zucchinis being harvested around Ontario right now. You can also omit the beef and add portabello and cheese for a vegitarian option. To keep it high protein pack in the cheese and you can even add an egg to hold it all [...]

By |2013-11-19T22:59:55+00:00November 19th, 2013|Recipes, Side Dishes|

Marinated Kale

Green leafy veggies like kale are almost impossible to overeat, the American Diabetes Association reports. Because kale is low in calories and rich in dietary fiber, it can assist in blood sugar and weight management. At only 2 Weight Watchers points, it makes a great side to any meal. Kale [...]

By |2013-11-14T02:31:51+00:00November 14th, 2013|Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|