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|

Winter Salad

A gratifying dish for chilly months. It offers fresh and lively flavours of a salad, but the comforts of a moe substantial meal. When roasting the carrots and shallots keep an eye on the nuts that they don't scorch. This warm hearted salad is high in protein and fibre. A [...]

By |2013-12-28T21:49:19+00:00December 28th, 2013|Recipes, Salads, Vegetarian|

Low Carb Chewy Honey Caramels

You are probably saying to yourself, "Candy? On a low carb site?" and my answer is yes, if it is done right. We all deserve a sinful treat once and a while and if it is low carb, all the more reason. I swapped out brown sugar with Splenda. The [...]

By |2013-11-18T15:25:01+00:00November 18th, 2013|Dessert, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Low Carb Cheese Biscuits

These low carb biscuits have a mere 4 net carbs per serving. The are cheesy and moist thanks to the addition of the 2 tablespoons of mayo. Make sure you stick to regular mayo as the low fat varieties increase the carbs and sodium. If you are more of a [...]

By |2020-03-22T20:46:44+00:00November 16th, 2013|Baking, Low Carb, WW Friendly|

White Fish in Spinach Sauce

A dear friend gave me a tagine and tagine cookbook. The tagine pot is a Berber dish from North Africa. It is formed entirely of a heavy clay, which is sometimes painted or glazed. It consists of two parts: a base unit that is flat and circular with low sides [...]

By |2013-11-14T23:45:18+00:00November 14th, 2013|Recipes, Seafood, WW Friendly|

Low Carb Almond Meal Muffins

                                  These muffins are made of almond meal which is lactose, wheat and dairy free. They pack a protein punch with 10 grams per muffin and are low carb (just over 2 net carbs [...]

By |2019-02-21T17:22:23+00:00November 14th, 2013|Dessert, Recipes|

Low Carb Tabouli

Mezze is a selection of small dishes served in the Middle East and the Balkans as breakfast, lunch or even dinner, with or without drinks. This dish is a refreshing low carb dish packed with fresh veggies. Considering it is void of meat it still presents with decent protein and [...]

By |2013-11-14T02:11:22+00:00November 14th, 2013|Recipes, Salads, WW Friendly|