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 [...]
Last week I went with my class to the Hamilton Farmers Market. Whenever I visit the market I make a point of visiting a little old Jamaican lady that sells the BEST Jamaican curry powder in the city. This little woman is a real firecracker and if you ponder over [...]
I think I have said this before, I love curry. With its bold tastes and vibrant colour. Next to currys, I love my pressure cooker. If you don't own one I would highly recommend buying one as It cooks your food in a fraction of the time. It is the [...]
With 31g of protein and only 14 net carbs this tasty lunch makes a great lunch or a post workout recovery meal. You can make this ahead and store it covered in the refrigerator for several days. Be sure to rinse the beans first in a colander under cold running [...]
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 [...]
This soup is absolutely delicious. You can choose to puree only half if you prefer it chunkier or puree the entire contents for a creamier soup. Prepare all the ingredients the night before then throw it all in the crock pot before leaving for work. At 19.8g of net carbs [...]
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 [...]
Easy, quick and delicious recipe. Beans are naturally full of protein without all the cholesterol meat has which makes this dish heart friendly. There are 33g net carbs and 5 Weight Watchers Points per serving.