Low Carb Taco Salad

Low carb taco Tuesday. How you ask? Omit the taco shells place the middles in a bowl and you have a fantastic taco salad without all the carbs. I love chili seasoning and chili powder is actually a fairly healthy seasoning, with significant amounts of several beneficial nutrients such as [...]

By | 2017-09-20T23:56:48+00:00 June 3rd, 2015|Recipes, Salads, WW Friendly|

Mid Winter Cozy Chili

My son decided to take up snowboarding this year. Considering the winter we are having in Southern Ontario, the conditions have been great. Cold, (actually more like bitterly cold) but great! He has been going with 3 other friends so we have been taking turns driving (only 1/2 hour away) [...]

By | 2015-02-25T02:53:46+00:00 February 25th, 2015|Crock Pot, Dinner, Recipes, Vegetarian|

Oven-Fried Drums

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. [...]

By | 2015-01-28T21:40:59+00:00 January 28th, 2015|Appetizers, Low Carb, Meat and Chicken, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Turkey Chili

Chili is a perfect meal for families on the go. Turkey is low fat and high protein and the salsa adds a little extra flair. Top with low-fat shredded cheese and for a little kick add some jalape

By | 2017-08-20T16:08:49+00:00 February 26th, 2014|Crock Pot, Dinner, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Chili Pulled Pork

With winter in full swing, hot comfort foods are definitely a go to to keep your belly full. This recipe can be made in either the oven on a Sunday afternoon or throw it in a crock pot for a quick "ready-when-you-are" week day meal. Its high in protein and [...]

By | 2014-01-07T16:22:14+00:00 January 7th, 2014|Crock Pot, Recipes|

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+00:00 November 12th, 2013|Crock Pot, Recipes, WW Friendly|