Coconut Curry Lentil Soup

Ok, so we have already established that I love curry and I love soups. This soup is just another addition to my "MUST MAKE THIS AGAIN!" list. It is bursting at the seams with flavour and it makes enough that you are guaranteed to have lunch the next day. I [...]

By |2017-08-29T18:42:04+00:00July 3rd, 2015|Recipes, Soup|

Fast Fry Beef and Kale

This meal is so easy and so fast you wonder how it can satisfy your hungry crew. That is precisely the beauty of this dish. I used the kale from my kitchen garden and threw it in a little at a time so some bits were cooked but still a [...]

By |2015-06-30T13:20:01+00:00June 30th, 2015|Dinner, Low Carb, Recipes, WW Friendly|

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|

Mexican White Fish

For many of our family meals I make slight substitutions as I don't eat meat but I do eat fish. This meal was a treat as it was one for all and a quick one for all at that. 30 minutes from start to finish and you can adjust the [...]

By |2017-09-20T23:50:21+00:00June 17th, 2015|Recipes, Seafood, WW Friendly|

High Protein Adzuki Bean Salad

A while ago we found a great line of bean pastas that are gluten-free, low carb, high protein and full of flavour. They have a nice selection of pasta types and bean varieties. The Adzuki Bean pasta is a lovely spaghetinni with only 11g net carbs, 20g protein and no [...]

By |2017-09-20T23:52:53+00:00June 11th, 2015|Recipes, Salads|

Low Carb Cauliflower Cheddar Soup

It has been a rainy couple of days in our neck of the woods so I figured a thick creamy soup and a protein packed sanny on low carb bread was in order. Cauliflower is a humble little bumpy vegetable. Its creamy white flowrettes pack more of a nutritional punch [...]

By |2017-08-22T20:37:28+00:00June 9th, 2015|Recipes, Soup|

Mango Chicken Salad

Mango, chicken and curry seem to be the ultimate pairing. I used the Alphonso Mango which is a seasonal fruit considered to be among the most superior varieties of the fruit in terms of sweetness, richness and flavour. Alphonso's voluptuous shape and sunshine-yellow skin reveals succulent saffron-coloured flesh that's smooth [...]

By |2015-06-08T14:40:28+00:00June 8th, 2015|Recipes, Salads|

Low Carb Taco Salad

Low carb taco Tuesday. How you ask? Omit the taco shells place the middles in a bowl and you have a fantastic taco salad without all the carbs. I love chili seasoning and chili powder is actually a fairly healthy seasoning, with significant amounts of several beneficial nutrients such as [...]

By |2017-09-20T23:56:48+00:00June 3rd, 2015|Recipes, Salads, WW Friendly|

Ham and Egg Spinach Salad

After work today I spent and hour and a half mowing our new sod for the first time. It was looking like a little bit of a jungle. Birds were getting lost in the luscious vegetation and our poor Boston Terrior Nico has to bound like Bambi to get from [...]

By |2017-09-20T23:58:20+00:00June 2nd, 2015|Recipes, Salads, WW Friendly|

Pad Thai Salad

This spectacular summer salad is very high in protein and adds beautiful colour to your summer table. To julienne veggies I would suggest purchasing a julienne peeler. They usually come with 3 different blades and are a handy little gadget to have around the kitchen.

By |2015-06-01T06:00:30+00:00June 1st, 2015|Recipes, Salads, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Lentil-Walnut Loaf

It has been very hot here in Southern Ontario over the last week or so and I have to say this is one of the driest springs I can remember. Normally I would be doing a happy dance but this is the year we laid sod and re-seeded at least [...]

By |2015-05-28T11:35:13+00:00May 28th, 2015|Dinner, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian|