7 Layered High Protein Tortilla Pie

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, [...]

By |2014-03-31T15:00:27+00:00March 31st, 2014|Dinner, Recipes, Vegetarian|

Low Carb Chocolate Cheesecake

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 [...]

By |2014-03-05T16:40:37+00:00March 5th, 2014|Dessert, Recipes|

Vinita’s Black Lentil Soup

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 [...]

By |2014-01-16T22:57:04+00:00January 16th, 2014|Recipes, Soup, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Winter Salad

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 [...]

By |2013-12-28T21:49:19+00:00December 28th, 2013|Recipes, Salads, Vegetarian|

Low Carb Chewy Honey Caramels

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 [...]

By |2013-11-18T15:25:01+00:00November 18th, 2013|Dessert, Recipes, WW Friendly|

White Fish in Spinach Sauce

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 [...]

By |2013-11-14T23:45:18+00:00November 14th, 2013|Recipes, Seafood, WW Friendly|

Low Carb Tabouli

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 [...]

By |2013-11-14T02:11:22+00:00November 14th, 2013|Recipes, Salads, WW Friendly|