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+00:00 July 6th, 2015|Recipes, Salads|

Beef Marrakesh

I love to cook in my Tagine that was given to me by a good friend a while back. This hearty meat dish will fill your home with a tantalizing smell. A perfect dish for a cool Sunday evening dinner with family.

By | 2015-04-03T09:00:02+00:00 April 3rd, 2015|Dinner, Recipes|

Bean and Spinach Enchiladas

Mexican food is delicious and high in protein but can also be very high in carbs. To lower the carbs in this recipe I used Pita Gourmets High Protein Pitas. They are lower than corn tortillas in calories and carbs and higher in fibre and protein. I also chose Tostitos [...]

By | 2015-03-22T10:00:27+00:00 March 22nd, 2015|Dinner, Recipes, Vegetarian|

Chana Masala

I adore Indian food with the deep hues, intense flavours and the tantalizing aromas. I think my apron is permanently stained with turmeric and curry. Oh, and as a side note, if you sprinkle a little turmeric on your toothbrush during your morning clean it is great for whitening your [...]

By | 2017-09-15T15:14:49+00:00 February 26th, 2015|Dinner, Recipes, WW Friendly|

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|

Mulligatawny Soup

Mulligatawny is a curry flavoured soup in Anglo-Indian cuisine. Mulligatawny is a combination of Tamil words milagu (pepper) and thanni (water). It is similar to rasam from South Indian cuisine. There are many variations on the recipe for mulligatawny. In the West, the soup typically has a turmeric like yellow [...]

By | 2017-08-29T18:39:41+00:00 September 25th, 2014|Recipes, Soup, WW Friendly|

Butternut Squash Soup

Fall is the best time to start having soups again for lunch. Gives you a little warm kick in the middle of that afternoon. Something to keep you going till dinner time. This soup is extreamly low in fat and has 20% of your daily Vitamine C requirement and only [...]

By | 2014-09-01T15:32:55+00:00 September 1st, 2014|Recipes, Soup, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Vinita’s Black Lentil Soup

I work at a school that is fortunate enough to have the OYAP (Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program) for becoming a chef. One of the EA's involved in the program is generous enough to share her recipes with the program. I was looking for a vegetarian option for lunch and she [...]

By | 2014-01-16T22:57:04+00:00 January 16th, 2014|Recipes, Soup, Vegetarian, 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|