Carob and Coconut Balls

Although I'm not a vegan myself these are raw vegan and one of my son's favourite treats. They are gluten free, dairy free and almost guilt free :) These little gems are easy to make and keep fresh in an air tight container for 10-14 days. These Carob Balls make [...]

By |2018-04-04T00:09:08+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Dessert, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Mini Broccoli Bites

We were invited to a friends house for dinner and to watch the Toronto Blue Jays team lose yet again. Boo Hoo. I had some time that afternoon so I whipped up a batch of these tasty little guys. These low carb (3g net) little bites are easy to make and [...]

By |2017-07-20T14:21:05+00:00July 20th, 2017|Appetizers, Recipes, 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|

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|

Pressure Cooker Vegetable Curry

I think I have said this before, I love curry. With its bold tastes and vibrant colour. Next to currys, I love my pressure cooker. If you don't own one I would highly recommend buying one as It cooks your food in a fraction of the time. It is the [...]

By |2015-03-21T09:20:42+00:00March 21st, 2015|Dinner, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Cheesey Corn Pancakes

I love to cook, just not necessarily everyday (yes I can admit it), but I do love to cook. Learning about the benefits of different foods how to put them together and the triumphs I feel when I have tried a recipe a few times and it finally works. Knowing [...]

By |2015-01-02T15:09:26+00:00January 2nd, 2015|Appetizers, Recipes, Side Dishes|

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|

Chickpea Couscous Burgers

Adapted from: CHICKPEA QUINOA BURGERS by Esther's Executive Chef Deb Gleason I have been following Esther the Wonder Pig's FB for the last few months and recently they began Esther's Kitchen. It is full of fabulous recipes and kitchen hints and tricks. I tweeked this recipe a bit to bring [...]

By |2014-07-23T20:06:07+00:00July 23rd, 2014|Dinner, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Mazzacado Balls

These little balls are a great addition to any salad. Fairly easy to make and only 5 ingredients. You can make them a head of time and put on a plate till serving. They are dairy free and make a nice substitution for cheese in a salad with a creamy [...]

By |2014-05-20T13:45:38+00:00May 20th, 2014|Appetizers, Recipes, Salads, Vegan, Vegetarian|

Amaranth Blueberry Pecan Snack Bars

These little bars are a nice pick me up after a workout or when you need a little snack to tie you over till dinner. It has 25 net carbs per large cut square. Popping the Amaranth is super easy. Pop 1 tablespoon at a time in a very hot [...]

By |2014-04-07T14:22:49+00:00April 7th, 2014|Dessert, Recipes|

High Protein Low Carb Pancakes

Pancakes are carb intensive at 56.5 grams per 2 large pancakes. OUCH!! These pancakes are delicious and only 20 net carbs for 2 large pancakes. Go easy on the syrup or opt for a dolop of butter and a light sprinkle of cinnamon sugar. In this version of the recipe [...]

By |2014-03-04T14:54:51+00:00March 4th, 2014|Breakfast, Recipes, WW Friendly|