Like many vegetarians I have a bit of an issue with iron but eating leafy greens like spinach will definitely help along with the help of an iron suppliment. We all know that Popeye made himself super strong by eating spinach, but you may be surprised to learn that he [...]
Ok, so we have already established that I love curry and I love soups. This soup is just another addition to my "MUST MAKE THIS AGAIN!" list. It is bursting at the seams with flavour and it makes enough that you are guaranteed to have lunch the next day. I [...]
We are at that time of year again when spring sports start up. My daughter plays for 3 (possibly 4 if she makes the Provincial team) Rugby teams, my son plays for the local soccer house league and I play for the city women's soccer league. To say the least [...]
As a kid I always remember my mom making hearty soups in her big heavy pressure cooker. The thing would whistle away as the aroma fills the house. I received a pressure cooker for Christmas this year from my dad. Although it takes a little getting used to it really [...]
A low carb alternative to potato soup that is equally as tasty. You can choose to use milk instead of cream to keep the fat content down. If you choose to go dairy free, place a tin of coconut milk in the fridge for an hour then add to soup.
Fall is the best time to start having soups again for lunch. Gives you a little warm kick in the middle of that afternoon. Something to keep you going till dinner time. This soup is extreamly low in fat and has 20% of your daily Vitamine C requirement and only [...]
I had this refreshing salad at work yesterday. It is zesty and a very versatile salad. Get creative with the grains, greens and beans you use.
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. [...]
When changing your diet to make old favourites more healthy often small changes go a long way to make them higher in fibre and lower in carbs. For this dish cauliflower was an obvious choice in vegetable. It is low in fat and carbs and gives you the extra benefit [...]