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|

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes and Thyme

This scalloped potato recipe was an instant hit. I used Lancashire White Cheese instead of the cheeses listed and it was great. Use any cheese that strikes your fancy. A great opportunity to try something new. There are 19.6g net carbs, 6.1g protein and 9 Weight Watchers points per serving.

By |2015-06-18T07:00:44+00:00June 18th, 2015|Recipes, Side Dishes|

Low Carb Cauliflower Cheddar Soup

It has been a rainy couple of days in our neck of the woods so I figured a thick creamy soup and a protein packed sanny on low carb bread was in order. Cauliflower is a humble little bumpy vegetable. Its creamy white flowrettes pack more of a nutritional punch [...]

By |2017-08-22T20:37:28+00:00June 9th, 2015|Recipes, Soup|

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+00:00June 3rd, 2015|Recipes, Salads, WW Friendly|

Ham and Egg Spinach Salad

After work today I spent and hour and a half mowing our new sod for the first time. It was looking like a little bit of a jungle. Birds were getting lost in the luscious vegetation and our poor Boston Terrior Nico has to bound like Bambi to get from [...]

By |2017-09-20T23:58:20+00:00June 2nd, 2015|Recipes, Salads, WW Friendly|

Pad Thai Salad

This spectacular summer salad is very high in protein and adds beautiful colour to your summer table. To julienne veggies I would suggest purchasing a julienne peeler. They usually come with 3 different blades and are a handy little gadget to have around the kitchen.

By |2015-06-01T06:00:30+00:00June 1st, 2015|Recipes, Salads, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Lentil-Walnut Loaf

It has been very hot here in Southern Ontario over the last week or so and I have to say this is one of the driest springs I can remember. Normally I would be doing a happy dance but this is the year we laid sod and re-seeded at least [...]

By |2015-05-28T11:35:13+00:00May 28th, 2015|Dinner, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian|

Easy Meatball Curry

With only 4 weeks left till summer holidays, our lives will be getting busier and finding time to make dinner may become a little more challenging. To save time you can use pre-made meatballs (chicken, beef or veggie) from the grocery store's freezer section or make them fresh from your [...]

By |2015-05-27T07:00:24+00:00May 27th, 2015|Low Carb, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Vegan Quinoa Burrito

This lovely little wrap was a delicious and filling dinner. A perfect balance of creaminess from the cashew cheese and a little bit of crunch from the broccoli. You can opt to use soft tortilla wraps if you want a more traditional wrap but I love these pitas. They are [...]

By |2015-05-22T14:22:23+00:00May 22nd, 2015|Dinner, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Vegan Tex-Mex Casserole

My kids gave me an excellent vegan cook book for Mother's Day and I have been looking forward to trying them out. It can be difficult to find low carb vegan or vegetarian foods as they are all high in carbs because most of the meat alternatives are beans and [...]

By |2015-05-21T10:54:50+00:00May 21st, 2015|Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|