Lentil-Walnut Loaf

It has been very hot here in Southern Ontario over the last week or so and I have to say this is one of the driest springs I can remember. Normally I would be doing a happy dance but this is the year we laid sod and re-seeded at least [...]

By |2015-05-28T11:35:13+00:00May 28th, 2015|Dinner, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian|

Orange Bok Choy and Black Bean Noodle Salad

I recently picked up the latest copy of LCBO's Food and Drink. It is a fabulous free magazine of superior quality filled with beautiful photography, yummy recipes and information on beverages including great wine and food pairings. Their latest Spring edition focuses on spring salads and I decided to adapt [...]

By |2015-03-18T13:41:16+00:00March 18th, 2015|Recipes, Salads|

Bun Chay

Vietnamese food is so fresh and full of a huge combination of flavours and textures. Unfortunately it can also be loaded with carbs due to the use of rice and rice noodles so I substituted the rice vermicelli noodles for high protein, high fibre Adzuki Bean spaghetti. It is thin [...]

By |2015-02-16T01:05:21+00:00February 16th, 2015|Dinner, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Veggie and Crab Rice Wraps

These rice wraps make a nice light snack at 16.2g of net carbs. You can follow the recipe to the letter or be creative and add your own flare. I prefer to use black kale as I find it a little less bitter than regular green kale. Try pairing this [...]

By |2014-11-10T14:54:34+00:00November 10th, 2014|Lunch, Recipes, 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|

Vegetable and Egg Salad

This salad makes a nice light lunch. Pack it into a low carb high protein pita or scoop it with some crunchy crackers. You could also forgo the carb intensive breads/crackers and wrap it in some kale or romaine lettuce. If you use non-fat greek yogurt you will increase the [...]

By |2018-01-17T01:31:33+00:00August 27th, 2014|Kid Friendly, Low Carb, Lunch, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Chickpea Couscous Burgers

Adapted from: CHICKPEA QUINOA BURGERS by Esther's Executive Chef Deb Gleason I have been following Esther the Wonder Pig's FB for the last few months and recently they began Esther's Kitchen. It is full of fabulous recipes and kitchen hints and tricks. I tweeked this recipe a bit to bring [...]

By |2014-07-23T20:06:07+00:00July 23rd, 2014|Dinner, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Low Carb Chicken Vegetable Soup

It seems that the Winter of 2013/14 is relentless with its frigid temperatures and never ending snow. This light soup is perfect to warm you after a long cold day. With more protein than carbs an zero Weight Watchers points this can be your everyday go to lunch when the [...]

By |2014-02-26T18:27:01+00:00February 26th, 2014|Recipes, Soup, WW Friendly|

Monkey Meat

There's no monkeying around with this spicy little dish. There is a lot of chopping and prep time but the final product is well worth it. Remove seeds from chiles and peppers if less heat is desired. Serve this meat over hot rice or with tortillas, guacamole, sour cream, salsa, [...]

By |2013-11-12T00:32:13+00:00November 12th, 2013|Crock Pot, Recipes, WW Friendly|