Lemon Blueberry Tea Cake

I remember as a kid I would often spend the weekend at my grandparents and my Granma loved to take me to "The Club" for afternoon high tea while my brother hung out with my Grandad and putzed around the garden. My Granma and I would dress up in our [...]

By |2019-02-21T00:44:51+00:00September 25th, 2017|Dessert, Recipes|

Vegan Peanut Butter French Toast

Whether you are vegan, have a dairy intolerance of just want a change, this breakfast is simple and easy to make. I have recently stumbled upon PB2 which is basically powdered peanut butter. This stuff makes a great additive to baking and you can also add water to make it [...]

By |2019-02-21T00:49:41+00:00April 14th, 2015|Breakfast, Recipes, Vegan|

Coconut Flour Biscuits

Learning to bake without using all purpose flour takes some getting used to. It really helps to practice on tried and true recipes to avoid disappointment and wasting money on expensive ingredients. These biscuits are absolutely delicious and the possibilities are endless. They are slightly sweet so I decided to [...]

By |2015-04-08T11:00:36+00:00April 8th, 2015|Bread, Dessert, Recipes|

Gluten Free Coconut Flour Cupcakes

It seems my mission in life is trying to make low carb treats. It can be very difficult to swap out those high carb ingredients for low carb alternatives. The lower carb alternatives react differently so you have to make so many important tweeks to all ingredients. With agave nectar [...]

By |2015-04-05T16:14:51+00:00April 5th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes|

Crispy Fish Tacos

A few summers ago we took the family to New York City. It is such a vibrant and exciting city and I highly recommend that if you have the chance you need to go. We ended up staying in a great little studio apartment in the centre of Brooklyn which [...]

By |2015-03-28T14:57:00+00:00March 28th, 2015|Dinner, Recipes, Seafood|

Peanut Butter and Banana Muffins

Its the Saturday before March break and I am finally starting to wind down to enjoy my week off. I have planned to run some errands, get some appointments out of the way and do some baking. It is supposed to be +12 Monday so I thought instead of spending [...]

By |2015-03-15T14:47:41+00:00March 15th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes|

Greek Inspired Turkey Meatloaf

Every Tuesday night my daughter has Rugby practice which takes a lot out of her and she comes home famished. As she comes in the door all I hear is "I'm home, whats for dinner?". When I told her meatloaf I can tell you that excitement didn't ooze from her...until [...]

By |2017-09-14T19:47:56+00:00March 12th, 2015|Dinner, Meat and Chicken, Recipes|

Double Chocolate Chip Flourless Cookies

We went to a local food market in Hamilton today called Nation's. It is an eclectic collection of some of the most random things with everyday grocery items thrown in. It has items from every corner of the world and I find browsing through the isles fascinating. It took us [...]

By |2015-03-08T15:21:28+00:00March 8th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes|

Low Carb Lemon Pound Cake

When you are trying to eat healthy not many people associate baked treats with healthy lifestyles. Well why the heck not!!? Just like anything it all boils down to how you make it and moderation is the key. When you are eating low carb walking into a bakery is like [...]

By |2015-02-28T18:00:04+00:00February 28th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Cheddar Sticks

These "bread" sticks are a nice alternative to regular high carb/high calorie bread sticks and they are also gluten free! Serve them with a soup or as an appetizer. Try adding sesame seeds or poppy seeds as well. They are low carb at only 3g net carbs and 4 Weight [...]

By |2017-08-23T15:57:37+00:00December 8th, 2014|Gluten Free, Low Carb, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Date Squares

Date squares are a yummy little treat perfect for family gatherings and parties. I received this recipe from one of my co-workers but modified it to bring down the carbs and pump up the protein and fibre. I replaced all the sugar with stevia, flour for coconut flour and the [...]

By |2014-11-07T16:16:14+00:00November 7th, 2014|Dessert, Recipes|

Coconut Shrimp

This coconut shrimp can be used as an appetizer, party food, or main course. There is a little sweetener in the coating, but this is optional. Pair them with seafood dipping sauce or check out our garlicky aioli sauce.

By |2014-05-15T15:19:18+00:00May 15th, 2014|Appetizers, Recipes|

Low Carb Cheese Biscuits

These low carb biscuits have a mere 4 net carbs per serving. The are cheesy and moist thanks to the addition of the 2 tablespoons of mayo. Make sure you stick to regular mayo as the low fat varieties increase the carbs and sodium. If you are more of a [...]

By |2013-11-16T23:58:37+00:00November 16th, 2013|Bread, Low Carb, Recipes, WW Friendly|