Coconut Carrot Thai Soup

My garden has truly been a garden of plenty and I am amazed every time I go out there. Zucchinis are like baseball bats, cherry tomatoes by the truck load and once dug up my carrots are lovely bunches of orange goodness. They are not long leggy ones like you [...]

By |2017-08-22T19:54:33+00:00September 14th, 2015|Recipes, Soup, Vegan, Vegetarian|

Giant Grilled Stuffed Zucchini

I know we have already discussed this but my garden never ceases to amaze me. The fruits and vegetables that I am harvesting are beautiful, full of colour and absilutely massive. The zucchinis are the size of a small baseball bat so naturally stuffed zucchini are the fist thing that [...]

By |2015-08-12T14:15:48+00:00August 12th, 2015|Dinner, Low Carb, Low Fat, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Curried Veggie Noodle and Chickpea Salad

We had a Post Canada Day party on July 4th (yes, Happy 4th to our neighbours south of the border) this year as the weather was less than optimal on July 1 and we were also up north visiting my mom for her 70th birthday which was July 2 (Happy [...]

By |2017-09-20T23:48:05+00:00July 6th, 2015|Recipes, Salads|

Pad Thai Salad

This spectacular summer salad is very high in protein and adds beautiful colour to your summer table. To julienne veggies I would suggest purchasing a julienne peeler. They usually come with 3 different blades and are a handy little gadget to have around the kitchen.

By |2015-06-01T06:00:30+00:00June 1st, 2015|Recipes, Salads, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Cornish Pasty

My husband was born in Manchester, England so I think the desire to eat English style pub foods pumps through his veins. The only thing with traditional pub grub is that it is generally high in fat, carbs and salt. Although I did use a traditional pie crust (I used [...]

By |2017-09-21T00:01:30+00:00May 20th, 2015|Dinner, Recipes|

Beef Marrakesh

I love to cook in my Tagine that was given to me by a good friend a while back. This hearty meat dish will fill your home with a tantalizing smell. A perfect dish for a cool Sunday evening dinner with family.

By |2015-04-03T09:00:02+00:00April 3rd, 2015|Dinner, Recipes|

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|

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|

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|

Mulligatawny Soup

Mulligatawny is a curry flavoured soup in Anglo-Indian cuisine. Mulligatawny is a combination of Tamil words milagu (pepper) and thanni (water). It is similar to rasam from South Indian cuisine. There are many variations on the recipe for mulligatawny. In the West, the soup typically has a turmeric like yellow [...]

By |2017-08-29T18:39:41+00:00September 25th, 2014|Recipes, Soup, WW Friendly|