Low Carb Vegan Tacos with Leek and Avocado

Our family LOVES tacos but the tortilla wraps are very high in carbs and fat. To avoid a family mutiny I served regular tacos and cheese to the family but made myself these lovely fresh and low carb tacos. They took no extra time to prepare but I did have [...]

By |2015-06-23T12:37:33+00:00June 23rd, 2015|Vegan|

Low Carb Taco Salad

Low carb taco Tuesday. How you ask? Omit the taco shells place the middles in a bowl and you have a fantastic taco salad without all the carbs. I love chili seasoning and chili powder is actually a fairly healthy seasoning, with significant amounts of several beneficial nutrients such as [...]

By |2017-09-20T23:56:48+00:00June 3rd, 2015|Recipes, Salads, WW Friendly|

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|

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|

Chana Masala

I adore Indian food with the deep hues, intense flavours and the tantalizing aromas. I think my apron is permanently stained with turmeric and curry. Oh, and as a side note, if you sprinkle a little turmeric on your toothbrush during your morning clean it is great for whitening your [...]

By |2017-09-15T15:14:49+00:00February 26th, 2015|Dinner, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Sausage Hash

We used to live in the Beaches many moons ago and one of the local pubs (now long gone) used to serve a delicious breakfast of sausage hash, eggs and hash browns. For years I have been making the same dish not quite the same but delicious none the less. [...]

By |2014-11-12T15:27:43+00:00November 12th, 2014|Recipes, WW Friendly|

High Protein Salmon Salad Sandwich

This is a great sandwich with a twist! A blend of cottage cheese and salmon make it a high protein and high calcium lunch. Substitute the whole grain bread for a Mr. Pita-High Protein Pita to bring the carbs down even more. If you prefer substitute the canned salmon for [...]

By |2014-02-27T14:45:30+00:00February 27th, 2014|Lunch, Recipes|

Low Carb Chicken Vegetable Soup

It seems that the Winter of 2013/14 is relentless with its frigid temperatures and never ending snow. This light soup is perfect to warm you after a long cold day. With more protein than carbs an zero Weight Watchers points this can be your everyday go to lunch when the [...]

By |2014-02-26T18:27:01+00:00February 26th, 2014|Recipes, Soup, WW Friendly|