Coconut Carrot Thai Soup

My garden has truly been a garden of plenty and I am amazed every time I go out there. Zucchinis are like baseball bats, cherry tomatoes by the truck load and once dug up my carrots are lovely bunches of orange goodness. They are not long leggy ones like you [...]

By |2017-08-22T19:54:33+00:00September 14th, 2015|Recipes, Soup, Vegan, Vegetarian|

Curried Veggie Noodle and Chickpea Salad

We had a Post Canada Day party on July 4th (yes, Happy 4th to our neighbours south of the border) this year as the weather was less than optimal on July 1 and we were also up north visiting my mom for her 70th birthday which was July 2 (Happy [...]

By |2017-09-20T23:48:05+00:00July 6th, 2015|Recipes, Salads|

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|

Pad Thai Salad

This spectacular summer salad is very high in protein and adds beautiful colour to your summer table. To julienne veggies I would suggest purchasing a julienne peeler. They usually come with 3 different blades and are a handy little gadget to have around the kitchen.

By |2015-06-01T06:00:30+00:00June 1st, 2015|Recipes, Salads, Vegetarian, 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|

Sparkling Raspberry Vanilla Cream

I love refreshing desserts and this is definitely that. The combination of sugarless Jello and whipped cream blend makes for a sophisticated dessert. It reminds me a bit of trifle minus the high carb jelly roll and high fat custard cream. Don't get me wrong trifle is delicious but its [...]

By |2015-03-23T11:09:18+00:00March 23rd, 2015|Dessert|

Pressure Cooker Vegetable Curry

I think I have said this before, I love curry. With its bold tastes and vibrant colour. Next to currys, I love my pressure cooker. If you don't own one I would highly recommend buying one as It cooks your food in a fraction of the time. It is the [...]

By |2015-03-21T09:20:42+00:00March 21st, 2015|Dinner, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Pressure Cooker Kitri

This is a delicious one pot pressure cooker full of protein, fibre and only 5 Weight Watchers points. It is delicious on its own as a vegetarian/vegan option or a side dish to an oven roasted chicken breast. Make sure you soak the mung beans for a few hours before [...]

By |2015-02-16T23:37:23+00:00February 16th, 2015|Dinner|

Vegan Fish Sauce

We have many different dietary needs/wants in our house. T1.5D, pescetarian, and two picky teens. Because of this I am very familiar with making subtle changes to recipes to satisfy everyone's needs. Whether you are vegan/vegetarian or simply don't like fish, you may pass over a terrific dish because it [...]

By |2017-08-22T20:24:05+00:00February 16th, 2015|Condiments, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Broccoli Dal Soup

This soup is a powerhouse of cleansing goodness. Broccoli has a strong, positive impact on our body's detoxification system loaded with vitamin K and vitamin A help keep our vitamin D metabolism in balance. It is extremely easy to prepare and can be served hot or cold. With 7g net [...]

By |2014-11-06T15:03:28+00:00November 6th, 2014|Recipes, Soup, WW Friendly|

Mulligatawny Soup

Mulligatawny is a curry flavoured soup in Anglo-Indian cuisine. Mulligatawny is a combination of Tamil words milagu (pepper) and thanni (water). It is similar to rasam from South Indian cuisine. There are many variations on the recipe for mulligatawny. In the West, the soup typically has a turmeric like yellow [...]

By |2017-08-29T18:39:41+00:00September 25th, 2014|Recipes, Soup, WW Friendly|