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 [...]
Mango, chicken and curry seem to be the ultimate pairing. I used the Alphonso Mango which is a seasonal fruit considered to be among the most superior varieties of the fruit in terms of sweetness, richness and flavour. Alphonso's voluptuous shape and sunshine-yellow skin reveals succulent saffron-coloured flesh that's smooth [...]
I work for the local school board and am fortunate enough to enjoy an extra long Easter weekend with this Monday off. I spent the day going for a run with my hubby, enjoyed a delicious decaf Americano at our favourite coffee house then came home and spent a few [...]
I adapted this saucy little recipe from Canadian House and Home January edition. The original recipe was higher in sugar and fat. I made a few revisions to lower the carbs and after making the dish for the first time decided to replaced the wings for more meaty skinless drumsticks. [...]
This French dish traditionally is heavy on the calories but with a few minor changes, calories were cut without cutting flavour. Use skinless chicken, lean bacon and forget about the butter.
This meal is simple to make and a hit with the kids! With high protein and low fat nice this little package dinner is a welcome change from plain week night chicken dinner. Clean up is a breeze too!
This is one of our family favourites but as we all know the key to a happy family is compromise. So to please all I usually make 1/2 traditional potato and the other half low carb mashed cauliflower for the carb conscience. You could also try mixed veggies or chopped [...]
The beginning of fall signals cool nights, comfy sweaters and awesome comfort foods. Chicken is naturally carb free and fills the house with warm smells with the light tang of citrus and rosemary. Stuffing the chicken with cooking apples adds a little sweetness but apples are discarded after roasting. Pair [...]