My original intention when I set out to make this soup was to make a parsnip soup but for some reason I didn't pick any parsnips up on my last trip to the grocery store even though they were on my list and I could have sworn I actually picked [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
As a kid I always remember my mom making hearty soups in her big heavy pressure cooker. The thing would whistle away as the aroma fills the house. I received a pressure cooker for Christmas this year from my dad. Although it takes a little getting used to it really [...]
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 [...]
One thing I really missed about spring was the fresh snap peas. They are so vibrant and delicious. A perfect little snack and makes a fabulous ingredient in any vegetarian dish. My hubby and I were watching a British cooking show and they made a dish very similar to this [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
I love salads for dinner and this one filled me to the top!
Salads make a delicious meal. They are fresh tasting and pair easily with many meats especially BBQ. This salad is low carb, low calorie and low fat. Only 1.4g net carbs and 3 Weight Watchers points per serving.
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 [...]
A low carb alternative to potato soup that is equally as tasty. You can choose to use milk instead of cream to keep the fat content down. If you choose to go dairy free, place a tin of coconut milk in the fridge for an hour then add to soup.
This chicken salad is extreamly high in protein low in carbs and only 4 Weight Watchers points. Stuff into a high protein pita or wrap in a fresh leaf of lettuce or kale. It also makes a great cold dip for nachos or whole grain crackers. If you prefer a [...]
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 [...]