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|

Chicken and Strawberry Salad

This summer salad has everything one would need for a perfect summer salad. Plump red strawberries and BBQ'd chicken combined on the same plate. It's low carb, gluten-free, and packed with protein but its a perfect combination of sweet and savory. I used shredded cheddar but feel free to use [...]

By |2017-08-17T20:47:14+00:00July 11th, 2017|Dinner, Meat and Chicken, Recipes, Salads|

High Protein Adzuki Bean Salad

A while ago we found a great line of bean pastas that are gluten-free, low carb, high protein and full of flavour. They have a nice selection of pasta types and bean varieties. The Adzuki Bean pasta is a lovely spaghetinni with only 11g net carbs, 20g protein and no [...]

By |2017-09-20T23:52:53+00:00June 11th, 2015|Recipes, Salads|

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|

Shrimp Cobb Salad

I think spring might finally be here but my son is still in snowboarding mode. Yesterday afternoon was a balmy +5 but off to the local ski hill we went. The conditions were still good and the boys didn't have to dress up like an Eskimo. We were at the [...]

By |2015-03-11T06:00:47+00:00March 11th, 2015|Recipes, Salads|

Tzatziki Sauce

Tzaziki sauce is refreshing and low in fat. I would highly recommend that you seed the cucumber before mixing into the sauce to avoid excess liquid and only use fresh squeezed lemon juice. Bottled lemon juice contains Sulfur Dioxide (also known as sulfites). This chemical is common in our food [...]

By |2015-03-10T14:53:07+00:00March 10th, 2015|Condiments, Dinner, Recipes|

Tuscan Salmon Salad

With 31g of protein and only 14 net carbs this tasty lunch makes a great lunch or a post workout recovery meal. You can make this ahead and store it covered in the refrigerator for several days. Be sure to rinse the beans first in a colander under cold running [...]

By |2014-08-29T13:42:48+00:00August 29th, 2014|Low Carb, Lunch, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Lemon Blueberry Bread

This tasty little bread goes great with a hot cup of tea in the afternoon. It is 8.7 net carbs per slice and has a whopping 8g of protein thanks to the almond flour. I have substituted the refined sugar with unsweetened applesauce and instead of confectioners sugar I used [...]

By |2014-07-30T20:49:10+00:00July 30th, 2014|Dessert, Gluten Free, Recipes|

Parsnip Rice

Parsnip rice is a great substitution for regular rice and it doesn't need to be heated since you will use it as a base for something piping hot. You can also use coriander root or carrots if you would like a more subtle taste. Parsnip rice is a lower carb [...]

By |2017-08-22T20:28:22+00:00May 28th, 2014|Dinner, Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetarian|

Coconut Curry Sauce

This curry sauce is Probably the most tasty sauce I think I have made. I didn't have a raw coconut on hand so I substituted it with unsweetened shredded coconut. Raw coconut will taste much better but the shredded coconut worked well in a pinch. This sauce is low carb, [...]

By |2014-05-28T15:04:46+00:00May 28th, 2014|Condiments, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|