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+00:00 July 4th, 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+00:00 September 16th, 2015|Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Recipes, WW Friendly|

BBQ Roasted Whole Chicken with Thyme and Power Black Herbal Salt

Our fantastic weekend started with a lively little event at one of our favourite stores in downtown Burlington, Ontario called Centro Garden. They are a store with an eclectic collection of fabrics, interesting kitchen items, lovely seasonal items and impressive indoor/outdoor garden ideas. Centro Garden hosts a farmers market every [...]

By | 2015-07-21T01:18:03+00:00 July 21st, 2015|BBQ, Low Carb, Meat and Chicken, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes and Thyme

This scalloped potato recipe was an instant hit. I used Lancashire White Cheese instead of the cheeses listed and it was great. Use any cheese that strikes your fancy. A great opportunity to try something new. There are 19.6g net carbs, 6.1g protein and 9 Weight Watchers points per serving.

By | 2015-06-18T07:00:44+00:00 June 18th, 2015|Recipes, Side Dishes|

Tilapia in Tomato-Saffron Broth with Broccoli

I eat a fair amount of fish so I am always on the hunt for different dishes. This dish is somewhat like a soup but is really more of a fish stew. I also chose to use broccoli but you could also add cauliflower or a combinations of both cauliflower [...]

By | 2017-09-25T16:17:40+00:00 May 7th, 2015|Dinner, Recipes|

Meatless Feta “Meat”balls

When I can find a meat substitute that doesn't necessarily include soy products I get very excited. Sure I eat Tempeh and Tofu from time to time but I was very excited to eat these meatless meatballs. They have a very similar look and texture to real meatballs. Fairly easy [...]

By | 2017-09-25T16:35:15+00:00 April 22nd, 2015|Dinner, Low Carb, Recipes, Vegetarian|

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+00:00 April 5th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes|