Greek Yogurt Breakfast

We make this breakfast at least 3 times per week. It is full of fresh fruit and crunchy nuts. A very satisfying start to the day or even as a light lunch or snack. You could substitute the nuts and berries for your favourite ones but generally we use: 3/4 [...]

By |2017-07-12T00:27:37+00:00May 4th, 2015|Breakfast, Recipes|

Asparagus-Chicken Roulades

This is a fancy little dish but is quiet easy to prepare. I paired it with sauted rutabaga and fresh snap peas and grilled the remaining asparagus. The family enjoyed theirs with the flattened chicken breast and I substituted my meal with Tilapia. If you prefer, you can also use [...]

By |2017-09-25T16:30:38+00:00April 21st, 2015|Dinner, Low Carb, Meat and Chicken, WW Friendly|

Blueberry herbal tea could treat type 2 diabetes

A blueberry tea could have potential to treat type 2 diabetes, according to researchers from the Menzies Institute. The herbal tea, the main ingredient of which is blueberry, could reduce dependence on injected insulin. Pre-clinical trials suggested that the tea improves the intake of glucose in the muscles, thereby lowering [...]

By |2015-04-15T12:59:02+00:00April 15th, 2015|Healthy Lifestyle|

Baked Keralan Fish Curry

Keralan, regionally referred to as Keralam, is a state in the south-west region of India on the Malabar coast. Coconuts grow in abundance in Kerala, and consequently, coconut kernel, (sliced or grated) coconut cream and coconut milk are widely used in dishes for thickening and flavouring. Kerala's long coastline, numerous [...]

By |2015-04-15T07:00:21+00:00April 15th, 2015|Dinner, Low Carb, Recipes, Seafood|

Beef Marrakesh

I love to cook in my Tagine that was given to me by a good friend a while back. This hearty meat dish will fill your home with a tantalizing smell. A perfect dish for a cool Sunday evening dinner with family.

By |2015-04-03T09:00:02+00:00April 3rd, 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|

Bean and Spinach Enchiladas

Mexican food is delicious and high in protein but can also be very high in carbs. To lower the carbs in this recipe I used Pita Gourmets High Protein Pitas. They are lower than corn tortillas in calories and carbs and higher in fibre and protein. I also chose Tostitos [...]

By |2015-03-22T10:00:27+00:00March 22nd, 2015|Dinner, Recipes, Vegetarian|

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|

Orange Bok Choy and Black Bean Noodle Salad

I recently picked up the latest copy of LCBO's Food and Drink. It is a fabulous free magazine of superior quality filled with beautiful photography, yummy recipes and information on beverages including great wine and food pairings. Their latest Spring edition focuses on spring salads and I decided to adapt [...]

By |2015-03-18T13:41:16+00:00March 18th, 2015|Recipes, Salads|

Cauliflower Chowder

This lovely chowder is delicious, hardy and simple to make. We eat a lot of cauliflower in our house. It's low in fat, low in carbohydrates but high in dietary fiber, folate, water, and vitamin C, possessing a high nutritional density. Cauliflower contains several phytochemicals, common in the cabbage family, [...]

By |2015-03-06T14:40:06+00:00March 6th, 2015|Low Carb, Lunch, Recipes, Soup, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|