Tilapia in Tomato-Saffron Broth with Broccoli

I eat a fair amount of fish so I am always on the hunt for different dishes. This dish is somewhat like a soup but is really more of a fish stew. I also chose to use broccoli but you could also add cauliflower or a combinations of both cauliflower [...]

By |2017-09-25T16:17:40+00:00May 7th, 2015|Dinner, Recipes|

Sambal Telur

This Malaysian egg curry is my obsession right now and it requires only steamed (basmati) rice to serve. Traditionally, the eggs would be hard boiled, but this dish is far more delicious when they are a little soft inside. To soft boil the eggs, cover them with cold water in [...]

By |2015-04-02T07:00:12+00:00April 2nd, 2015|Dinner, Gluten Free, Recipes, Vegetarian|

7 Layered High Protein Tortilla Pie

This pie is awesome, very flavourful and satisfying! The key to keeping the carbs down in this recipe is using the Mission Carb Balance tortillas. If you choose to use traditional tortillas the carb count will go up an fibre and protein will go down. Although the carbs seem high, [...]

By |2014-03-31T15:00:27+00:00March 31st, 2014|Dinner, Recipes, Vegetarian|

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+00:00February 27th, 2014|Recipes, Salads|

Vinita’s Black Lentil Soup

I work at a school that is fortunate enough to have the OYAP (Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program) for becoming a chef. One of the EA's involved in the program is generous enough to share her recipes with the program. I was looking for a vegetarian option for lunch and she [...]

By |2014-01-16T22:57:04+00:00January 16th, 2014|Recipes, Soup, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

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+00:00January 7th, 2014|Crock Pot, Recipes|

Low Fat Slow Cooker Veggie Curry

This low fat curry dish is great for those cool fall days. I prep all my veggies the night before and in the morning just throw everything in the crock pot and voila, dinner is ready when I get home from work. It is low fat but big on flavour. [...]

By |2013-11-18T16:24:37+00:00November 18th, 2013|Crock Pot, Recipes, WW Friendly|