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|

Kale and Apple Smoothie

This has been a week of kale for our family. Kale in salads, kale in soups, and kale in this smoothie. The reason for this is the kale growing in my garden is massive. Little shop of horrors if you will. No to mention the kale is in fierce competition [...]

By |2015-07-07T15:29:11+00:00July 7th, 2015|Drinks, Recipes|

Vegan Quinoa Burrito

This lovely little wrap was a delicious and filling dinner. A perfect balance of creaminess from the cashew cheese and a little bit of crunch from the broccoli. You can opt to use soft tortilla wraps if you want a more traditional wrap but I love these pitas. They are [...]

By |2015-05-22T14:22:23+00:00May 22nd, 2015|Dinner, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Vegan Peanut Butter French Toast

Whether you are vegan, have a dairy intolerance of just want a change, this breakfast is simple and easy to make. I have recently stumbled upon PB2 which is basically powdered peanut butter. This stuff makes a great additive to baking and you can also add water to make it [...]

By |2019-02-21T00:49:41+00:00April 14th, 2015|Breakfast, Recipes, Vegan|

Coconut Flour Biscuits

Learning to bake without using all purpose flour takes some getting used to. It really helps to practice on tried and true recipes to avoid disappointment and wasting money on expensive ingredients. These biscuits are absolutely delicious and the possibilities are endless. They are slightly sweet so I decided to [...]

By |2015-04-08T11:00:36+00:00April 8th, 2015|Bread, Dessert, Recipes|

Gluten Free Coconut Flour Cupcakes

It seems my mission in life is trying to make low carb treats. It can be very difficult to swap out those high carb ingredients for low carb alternatives. The lower carb alternatives react differently so you have to make so many important tweeks to all ingredients. With agave nectar [...]

By |2015-04-05T16:14:51+00:00April 5th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes|

Chocolate Orange Ice Cream Bread

Who would have figured you could use ice cream as an ingredients? Well yes it is true and this opens up the door to all kinds of flavours considering there is literally 100's of flavours out there. This recipe was adapted from 12 Tomatoes but it is lower carb and [...]

By |2015-03-20T12:37:21+00:00March 20th, 2015|Bread, Dessert, Recipes|

Cauliflower Chowder

This lovely chowder is delicious, hardy and simple to make. We eat a lot of cauliflower in our house. It's low in fat, low in carbohydrates but high in dietary fiber, folate, water, and vitamin C, possessing a high nutritional density. Cauliflower contains several phytochemicals, common in the cabbage family, [...]

By |2015-03-06T14:40:06+00:00March 6th, 2015|Low Carb, Lunch, Recipes, Soup, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Oven Roasted Cauliflower Casserole with Cheese

Cauliflower belongs the Brassicaceae (Cruciferous) family of vegetables and is often overshadowed by its popular cousin broccoli. This awesome vegetable deserves a regular rotation in your diet because it contains a remarkable array of nutrients, including minerals, vitamins, antioxidants and other phytochemicals. Cauliflower’s appeal gets better due to its extreme [...]

By |2015-03-02T19:00:04+00:00March 2nd, 2015|Gluten Free, Low Carb, Low Fat, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Butternut Squash Soup

Fall is the best time to start having soups again for lunch. Gives you a little warm kick in the middle of that afternoon. Something to keep you going till dinner time. This soup is extreamly low in fat and has 20% of your daily Vitamine C requirement and only [...]

By |2014-09-01T15:32:55+00:00September 1st, 2014|Recipes, Soup, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Layered Nut and Date Bars

There is a huge misconception out their that nuts make you gain weight. It is just that, a misconception. Nuts are full of healthy fats, which have been proven to help you feel full, and that’s one major thing that helps with losing weight. The more satisfied you are, the [...]

By |2014-07-25T14:52:57+00:00July 25th, 2014|Dessert, Recipes|

Low Carb, High Protein Shepherds Pie

This is one of our family favourites but as we all know the key to a happy family is compromise. So to please all I usually make 1/2 traditional potato and the other half low carb mashed cauliflower for the carb conscience. You could also try mixed veggies or chopped [...]

By |2013-11-19T15:40:53+00:00November 19th, 2013|Dinner, Recipes|