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|

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|

Cornish Pasty

My husband was born in Manchester, England so I think the desire to eat English style pub foods pumps through his veins. The only thing with traditional pub grub is that it is generally high in fat, carbs and salt. Although I did use a traditional pie crust (I used [...]

By |2017-09-21T00:01:30+00:00May 20th, 2015|Dinner, Recipes|

Ricotta and Egg on Low Carb Sprouted Bread

Lunches can be a bit of a challenge when you are on a low carb diet, what ever the reason may be. We were lucky enough to come across the Ezekiel Sprouted Flax bread which is only 10g net carbs per slice and considering it is a sprouted bread it [...]

By |2017-07-12T00:32:11+00:00April 29th, 2015|Lunch, Recipes|

Baked Keralan Fish Curry

Keralan, regionally referred to as Keralam, is a state in the south-west region of India on the Malabar coast. Coconuts grow in abundance in Kerala, and consequently, coconut kernel, (sliced or grated) coconut cream and coconut milk are widely used in dishes for thickening and flavouring. Kerala's long coastline, numerous [...]

By |2015-04-15T07:00:21+00:00April 15th, 2015|Dinner, Low Carb, Recipes, Seafood|

Leek and Fennel Soup

This soup turned out to be a little bit of sunshine in a bowl. The colour is very springy and the pureed texture is smooth with hints of liquorice, mild onion and a nice balance of acidity and sweetness. I use fennel frequently in stirfrys and even raw in salads. [...]

By |2017-08-22T20:16:34+00:00April 10th, 2015|Recipes, Soup, Vegan, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Chicken and Avocado Salad

I love the versatility of a great salad especially when there a re a few different dietary needs under one roof. You can add and subtract ingredients at will and the salad still tastes awesome. The one thing I really loved about this dish was the dressing. It was slightly [...]

By |2015-03-27T10:57:44+00:00March 27th, 2015|Low Carb, Low Fat, Recipes, Salads, WW Friendly|

Orange Bok Choy and Black Bean Noodle Salad

I recently picked up the latest copy of LCBO's Food and Drink. It is a fabulous free magazine of superior quality filled with beautiful photography, yummy recipes and information on beverages including great wine and food pairings. Their latest Spring edition focuses on spring salads and I decided to adapt [...]

By |2015-03-18T13:41:16+00:00March 18th, 2015|Recipes, Salads|