Carob and Coconut Balls

Although I'm not a vegan myself these are raw vegan and one of my son's favourite treats. They are gluten free, dairy free and almost guilt free :) These little gems are easy to make and keep fresh in an air tight container for 10-14 days. These Carob Balls make [...]

By |2018-04-04T00:09:08+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Dessert, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Sunshine Avocado on Toast

We are definitely creatures of habit. Every morning my darling hubby makes me a delicious breakfast of Greek yogurt with fresh fruit, nuts and flax meal. It is filling and full of protein. Sundays however is my day to make breakfast and I figure if he goes to all the [...]

By |2018-06-12T02:19:49+00:00March 31st, 2018|Breakfast, Recipes|

Lemon Blueberry Tea Cake

I remember as a kid I would often spend the weekend at my grandparents and my Granma loved to take me to "The Club" for afternoon high tea while my brother hung out with my Grandad and putzed around the garden. My Granma and I would dress up in our [...]

By |2019-02-21T00:44:51+00:00September 25th, 2017|Dessert, Recipes|

Radish, Orange & Goat Cheese Salad

I work in a Section 23 classroom for kids with acute mental illness. They are between the age of 12-18 and the program is designed to integrate kids back to school while earning a few high school credits and taking part in an intense therapy component. There are 8 students [...]

By |2017-09-12T23:45:48+00:00September 12th, 2017|Recipes, Salads|

Chicken and Strawberry Salad

This summer salad has everything one would need for a perfect summer salad. Plump red strawberries and BBQ'd chicken combined on the same plate. It's low carb, gluten-free, and packed with protein but its a perfect combination of sweet and savory. I used shredded cheddar but feel free to use [...]

By |2017-08-17T20:47:14+00:00July 11th, 2017|Dinner, Meat and Chicken, Recipes, Salads|

Rosemary Shortbread

Every summer we vacation up at the cottage in a little northern town called Thornbury. It is a sleepy little town but has some great pubs and spectacular coffee shops. Last summer I tried a Rosemary Shortbread cookie from our favourite coffee shop and was blown away as to how [...]

By |2017-07-04T11:06:35+00:00July 4th, 2017|Dessert, Recipes|

Flourless Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cookies

It was quite an unsettled day today which was unfortunate for the organizers of the Burlington Sound of Music Festivals parade. Actually unsettled was an understatement. the skies opened up and it poured cats and dogs. In previous year the parade followed a route right smack in the middle of [...]

By |2019-02-21T00:45:48+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Dessert, Recipes|

Baked White Fish and Eggs

Fish is an excellent source of high protein and other nutrients. Research over the past few decades has shown that the nutrients and minerals in fish, and particularly the omega-3 fatty acids found in pelagic fishes (costal/oceanic fish), are heart-friendly and can make improvements in brain development and reproduction. Although [...]

By |2017-09-18T11:10:59+00:00September 16th, 2015|Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Giant Grilled Stuffed Zucchini

I know we have already discussed this but my garden never ceases to amaze me. The fruits and vegetables that I am harvesting are beautiful, full of colour and absilutely massive. The zucchinis are the size of a small baseball bat so naturally stuffed zucchini are the fist thing that [...]

By |2015-08-12T14:15:48+00:00August 12th, 2015|Dinner, Low Carb, Low Fat, Recipes, WW Friendly|