Easy Oven Meatballs

These little meatballs are virtually carb free but full of flavour. Experiment with different flavours by adding a combination of different herbs and spices or even cheese. I found these meatballs cooked better after being chilled for half an hour in the fridge. You can still bake them straight away [...]

By | 2017-09-18T11:18:55+00:00 July 8th, 2015|Dinner, Low Carb, 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+00:00 May 28th, 2015|Dinner, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian|

Meatless Feta “Meat”balls

When I can find a meat substitute that doesn't necessarily include soy products I get very excited. Sure I eat Tempeh and Tofu from time to time but I was very excited to eat these meatless meatballs. They have a very similar look and texture to real meatballs. Fairly easy [...]

By | 2017-09-25T16:35:15+00:00 April 22nd, 2015|Dinner, Low Carb, Recipes, Vegetarian|

SLOW COOKER PASTA FAGIOLI

Weight Watchers and diabetic friendly pasta soup with ground beef. It is high in fibre and 22.8g net carbs with only 6 Weight Watchers points. To boost the protein I added nutritional yeast flakes and instead of using high carb regular white pasta I used low fat high protein Farro [...]

By | 2014-12-10T15:36:53+00:00 December 10th, 2014|Dinner, Recipes, Soup, WW Friendly|

Feta and Mushroom Greek Salad

A yummy twist to your everyday Greek salad. Many varieties of mushrooms contain good-for-your-bladder selenium and, like us, they produce vitamin D when exposed to sunlight. Oyster mushrooms are a good source or iron. Plus, they're low in calories: Six medium white, for example, have just 22. All mushrooms are [...]

By | 2014-02-27T19:30:18+00:00 February 27th, 2014|Recipes, Salads|

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|