This pie is awesome, very flavourful and satisfying! The key to keeping the carbs down in this recipe is using the Mission Carb Balance tortillas. If you choose to use traditional tortillas the carb count will go up an fibre and protein will go down. Although the carbs seem high, [...]
This is a hearty soup that is ready in just one hour. Adding the kale at the end keeps it slightly crunchy and flavourful. For added richness toss a Parmesan rind into the broth while cooking. A great vegetarian dish with only 13.2g net carbs and 11.5g of protein. I [...]
Yes you read correctly, low carb cheesecake!! Traditional Chocolate Cheesecake is high in fat and ingredients. For this recipe we lower the calories and fat by replacing the milk chocolate with dark chocolate, regular cream cheese with a mix of reduced-fat cream cheese, nonfat sour cream and egg whites. Replacing [...]
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 dish makes a nice little side dish to chicken wings. It is also a great appetizer for your next party. Your guests will gobble it up!
I work at a school that is fortunate enough to have the OYAP (Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program) for becoming a chef. One of the EA's involved in the program is generous enough to share her recipes with the program. I was looking for a vegetarian option for lunch and she [...]
A gratifying dish for chilly months. It offers fresh and lively flavours of a salad, but the comforts of a moe substantial meal. When roasting the carrots and shallots keep an eye on the nuts that they don't scorch. This warm hearted salad is high in protein and fibre. A [...]
You are probably saying to yourself, "Candy? On a low carb site?" and my answer is yes, if it is done right. We all deserve a sinful treat once and a while and if it is low carb, all the more reason. I swapped out brown sugar with Splenda. The [...]
These low carb biscuits have a mere 4 net carbs per serving. The are cheesy and moist thanks to the addition of the 2 tablespoons of mayo. Make sure you stick to regular mayo as the low fat varieties increase the carbs and sodium. If you are more of a [...]
A dear friend gave me a tagine and tagine cookbook. The tagine pot is a Berber dish from North Africa. It is formed entirely of a heavy clay, which is sometimes painted or glazed. It consists of two parts: a base unit that is flat and circular with low sides [...]
Mezze is a selection of small dishes served in the Middle East and the Balkans as breakfast, lunch or even dinner, with or without drinks. This dish is a refreshing low carb dish packed with fresh veggies. Considering it is void of meat it still presents with decent protein and [...]
An Easy stuffed Chicken recipe full of protein and low in carbs. Experiment with different cheeses and pestos to make this recipe you own.