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|

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|

Vegan Quinoa Burrito

This lovely little wrap was a delicious and filling dinner. A perfect balance of creaminess from the cashew cheese and a little bit of crunch from the broccoli. You can opt to use soft tortilla wraps if you want a more traditional wrap but I love these pitas. They are [...]

By |2015-05-22T14:22:23+00:00May 22nd, 2015|Dinner, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

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|

Broccoli Dal Soup

This soup is a powerhouse of cleansing goodness. Broccoli has a strong, positive impact on our body's detoxification system loaded with vitamin K and vitamin A help keep our vitamin D metabolism in balance. It is extremely easy to prepare and can be served hot or cold. With 7g net [...]

By |2014-11-06T15:03:28+00:00November 6th, 2014|Recipes, Soup, WW Friendly|

Chicken Jambalaya

This Creole classic is a heart warming dish sure to keep you warm and fill your belly on a cool fall evening. Try adding some seafood like shrimp or mussels. This dish freezes well so make a double batch for another quick meal. At 15g of protein and only 4 [...]

By |2014-10-01T13:20:46+00:00October 1st, 2014|Dinner, Meat and Chicken, Recipes, 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|

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|

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|

Easy High Fibre 3 Bean Salad

3-bean salad is one of those quintessential and high fibre summer picnic foods. I used different beans here but if you prefer green beans or red kidney beans don't hesitate to experiment. I substituted the Agave Nectar for the granulated sugar. The Agave is low carb (16g opposed to 60 [...]

By |2013-11-13T01:11:32+00:00November 13th, 2013|Recipes, Salads, 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|