Bitter Melon Relish

You are probably looking at this recipe and wondering why anyone would want to cook something that is bitter. Well stay with me for a second and give this funny little veg a second chance. It is a tropical and subtropical vine of the family Cucurbitaceae, widely grown in Asia, [...]

By |2017-08-22T20:18:37+00:00March 29th, 2015|Condiments, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Bun Chay

Vietnamese food is so fresh and full of a huge combination of flavours and textures. Unfortunately it can also be loaded with carbs due to the use of rice and rice noodles so I substituted the rice vermicelli noodles for high protein, high fibre Adzuki Bean spaghetti. It is thin [...]

By |2015-02-16T01:05:21+00:00February 16th, 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|

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|

Easy Creamy Coleslaw

Our family usually has this salad on a weekly basis. It is great with marinated fish and baked fries. I like to use the packaged Fresh Express Asian Kit as it has the Chinese Cabbage, carrots and celery in the mix. If you have time you can easily shred all [...]

By |2014-02-04T21:54:13+00:00February 4th, 2014|Recipes, Salads, Vegetarian|

Broccoli Salad With Gouda

This salad makes a great light meal for 2 or a nice dinner side dish for 4. It is low in carbs and packs in the protein at 15.6g. If you like be creative with the cheese and nuts but try to stay away from any salted varieties.

By |2013-12-28T16:12:10+00:00December 28th, 2013|Recipes, Salads, Vegetarian|