Sunshine Avocado on Toast

We are definitely creatures of habit. Every morning my darling hubby makes me a delicious breakfast of Greek yogurt with fresh fruit, nuts and flax meal. It is filling and full of protein. Sundays however is my day to make breakfast and I figure if he goes to all the [...]

By |2018-06-12T02:19:49+00:00March 31st, 2018|Breakfast, Recipes|

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|

Coconut Carrot Thai Soup

My garden has truly been a garden of plenty and I am amazed every time I go out there. Zucchinis are like baseball bats, cherry tomatoes by the truck load and once dug up my carrots are lovely bunches of orange goodness. They are not long leggy ones like you [...]

By |2017-08-22T19:54:33+00:00September 14th, 2015|Recipes, Soup, Vegan, Vegetarian|

Coconut Curry Lentil Soup

Ok, so we have already established that I love curry and I love soups. This soup is just another addition to my "MUST MAKE THIS AGAIN!" list. It is bursting at the seams with flavour and it makes enough that you are guaranteed to have lunch the next day. I [...]

By |2017-08-29T18:42:04+00:00July 3rd, 2015|Recipes, Soup|

Fast Fry Beef and Kale

This meal is so easy and so fast you wonder how it can satisfy your hungry crew. That is precisely the beauty of this dish. I used the kale from my kitchen garden and threw it in a little at a time so some bits were cooked but still a [...]

By |2015-06-30T13:20:01+00:00June 30th, 2015|Dinner, Low Carb, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Low Carb Vegan Tacos with Leek and Avocado

Our family LOVES tacos but the tortilla wraps are very high in carbs and fat. To avoid a family mutiny I served regular tacos and cheese to the family but made myself these lovely fresh and low carb tacos. They took no extra time to prepare but I did have [...]

By |2015-06-23T12:37:33+00:00June 23rd, 2015|Vegan|

Peanut Butter Cups

We eat chocolate every day, it's a part of our after dinner routine. Usually 2 squares each then off we go on our 5 km walk. We do this walk every Sunday to Thursday. It is a nice way to help digest our dinner, lower my hubby's blood sugar and [...]

By |2017-08-17T21:35:50+00:00March 17th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes|

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|

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|

Broccoli Dal Soup

This soup is a powerhouse of cleansing goodness. Broccoli has a strong, positive impact on our body's detoxification system loaded with vitamin K and vitamin A help keep our vitamin D metabolism in balance. It is extremely easy to prepare and can be served hot or cold. With 7g net [...]

By |2014-11-06T15:03:28+00:00November 6th, 2014|Recipes, Soup, WW Friendly|

Layered Nut and Date Bars

There is a huge misconception out their that nuts make you gain weight. It is just that, a misconception. Nuts are full of healthy fats, which have been proven to help you feel full, and that’s one major thing that helps with losing weight. The more satisfied you are, the [...]

By |2014-07-25T14:52:57+00:00July 25th, 2014|Dessert, Recipes|