Baked Keralan Fish Curry

Keralan, regionally referred to as Keralam, is a state in the south-west region of India on the Malabar coast. Coconuts grow in abundance in Kerala, and consequently, coconut kernel, (sliced or grated) coconut cream and coconut milk are widely used in dishes for thickening and flavouring. Kerala's long coastline, numerous [...]

By |2015-04-15T07:00:21+00:00April 15th, 2015|Dinner, Low Carb, Recipes, Seafood|

Parmesan Tilapia

We eat fish at least once a week in our house. Although the rest of the family eat meat of all kinds I only eat fish so it is nice to be able to make one dish and not have to make any substitutions. Tilapia is a very mild white [...]

By |2015-04-09T10:59:38+00:00April 9th, 2015|Dinner, Low Carb, Seafood, WW Friendly|

Spaghetti Squash Alfredo Boats

Spaghetti squash, also called vegetable spaghetti, noodle squash, vegetable marrow, spaghetti marrow, and squaghetti (the last name is my favourite one) can range either from ivory to yellow or orange in color with the orange varieties have a higher carotene content. The flesh is bright yellow or orange and when [...]

By |2015-04-01T11:10:54+00:00April 1st, 2015|Dinner, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Chicken and Avocado Salad

I love the versatility of a great salad especially when there a re a few different dietary needs under one roof. You can add and subtract ingredients at will and the salad still tastes awesome. The one thing I really loved about this dish was the dressing. It was slightly [...]

By |2015-03-27T10:57:44+00:00March 27th, 2015|Low Carb, Low Fat, Recipes, Salads, WW Friendly|

High Protein Egg and Avocado Bake

In a world of instant cereals, boxed cereals, breakfast sandwiches and muffins it is hard to believe that there are actually low carb high protein breakfasts that don't involve innocuous mixture of flour, water and yeast. For someone eating low carb this mixture is anything but innocuous. The more baked [...]

By |2015-03-24T11:07:54+00:00March 24th, 2015|Breakfast, Lunch, Recipes, Vegetarian|

Bean and Spinach Enchiladas

Mexican food is delicious and high in protein but can also be very high in carbs. To lower the carbs in this recipe I used Pita Gourmets High Protein Pitas. They are lower than corn tortillas in calories and carbs and higher in fibre and protein. I also chose Tostitos [...]

By |2015-03-22T10:00:27+00:00March 22nd, 2015|Dinner, Recipes, Vegetarian|

Shrimp Cobb Salad

I think spring might finally be here but my son is still in snowboarding mode. Yesterday afternoon was a balmy +5 but off to the local ski hill we went. The conditions were still good and the boys didn't have to dress up like an Eskimo. We were at the [...]

By |2015-03-11T06:00:47+00:00March 11th, 2015|Recipes, Salads|

SLOW COOKER PASTA FAGIOLI

Weight Watchers and diabetic friendly pasta soup with ground beef. It is high in fibre and 22.8g net carbs with only 6 Weight Watchers points. To boost the protein I added nutritional yeast flakes and instead of using high carb regular white pasta I used low fat high protein Farro [...]

By |2014-12-10T15:36:53+00:00December 10th, 2014|Dinner, Recipes, Soup, WW Friendly|

High Protein Low Carb Mushroom Stuffing

Everyone loves stuffing but with the amount of bread in most stuffings it can be a carb nightmare. I found this delicious recipe and made it over to be diabetic friendly with all the flavour of regular stuffing. At 15.6g net carbs and 12 g protein per serving it makes [...]

By |2014-09-18T16:54:28+00:00September 18th, 2014|Low Carb, Recipes, Side Dishes|