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|

Mango Chicken Salad

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 [...]

By |2015-06-08T14:40:28+00:00June 8th, 2015|Recipes, Salads|

Bun Chay

Vietnamese food is so fresh and full of a huge combination of flavours and textures. Unfortunately it can also be loaded with carbs due to the use of rice and rice noodles so I substituted the rice vermicelli noodles for high protein, high fibre Adzuki Bean spaghetti. It is thin [...]

By |2015-02-16T01:05:21+00:00February 16th, 2015|Dinner, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Chickpea Couscous Burgers

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 [...]

By |2014-07-23T20:06:07+00:00July 23rd, 2014|Dinner, Recipes, WW Friendly|

7 Layered High Protein Tortilla Pie

This pie is awesome, very flavourful and satisfying! The key to keeping the carbs down in this recipe is using the Mission Carb Balance tortillas. If you choose to use traditional tortillas the carb count will go up an fibre and protein will go down. Although the carbs seem high, [...]

By |2014-03-31T15:00:27+00:00March 31st, 2014|Dinner, Recipes, Vegetarian|

Great Heart Friendly Guacamole

On our recent trip to Mexico I tried this wonderfully chunky Guacamole. I had never been a big fan but after trying this low carb, high fibre and heart friendly potassium dip I was hooked! There are 33g net carbs and 5 Weight Watchers Points per serving.

By |2013-10-25T11:04:09+00:00October 25th, 2013|Appetizers, Recipes|