One Pan Chicken Veggie Bake

This dish was born from the deep draws of my fridge. I am usually meticulous with my meal planning as I hate to waste food and lately one trip a week is all I wan to do. I had a bunch of veggies left over and a package of frozen [...]

By |2020-10-07T21:06:16+00:00April 29th, 2020|Dinner|

Stocking a Low Carb Kitchen

In these uncertain times, you may find it somewhat overwhelming to try and organize your kitchen and stock it with low carb items. Any of the trips I have made to the grocery store lately I see people stocking up on higher carb, easy to grab items such as pasta, [...]

By |2020-10-07T21:04:28+00:00April 15th, 2020|Featured, Healthy Lifestyle|

Low Carb Crock Pot Pork Stew

Food shopping right now is a difficult experience. Shelves have been empty, people look worried and many are walking away not always getting what they need and feeling frustrated. With this in mind, I am trying to make easy low carb foods that have ingredients that are easy to get [...]

By |2020-10-07T21:11:24+00:00March 22nd, 2020|Crock Pot, Low Carb, Meat and Chicken|

Mary’s Organic Crackers

I am always in search for some new snacks. Something that is interesting and different from the ho hum of carrot and celery sticks. Crackers can be higher in carbs so you really need to do your homework and check the nutritional facts. These cheeky little crackers are so crunchy [...]

By |2018-01-15T21:08:44+00:00January 15th, 2018|Product Spotlight|

Radish, Orange & Goat Cheese Salad

I work in a Section 23 classroom for kids with acute mental illness. They are between the age of 12-18 and the program is designed to integrate kids back to school while earning a few high school credits and taking part in an intense therapy component. There are 8 students [...]

By |2017-09-12T23:45:48+00:00September 12th, 2017|Recipes, Salads|

How healthy are “Health Foods” anyway?

Just because it's found in the health food section, doesn't necessarily mean it's healthy. Between the mainstream media, the Food Pyramid, the thousands of health blogs out there, and the premise that you can just walk into a health food store and anything you pull off the shelves will be [...]

By |2017-07-06T02:16:49+00:00July 6th, 2017|Healthy Lifestyle|

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|

Creamy Spinach Enchiladas

I love it when I make a meal and all I hear is "mmm, mmm, mmm, so good!" as everyone chews. This creamy dish did just that and it was extremely easy to make. Delicious and easy, can't get better than that. I have used low carb tortillas and they [...]

By |2015-07-25T16:12:21+00:00July 25th, 2015|Dinner, Low Carb, Recipes, Vegetarian|

Simple Arugula Lunch Salad

Salads don't always have to be complicated and when you are at a bit of a loss for something different to have for lunch raid your crisper and throw something together. You might find you love the new flavour combination. For this salad I did just that. A little this [...]

By |2015-07-22T16:47:56+00:00July 22nd, 2015|Recipes, Salads, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

BBQ Roasted Whole Chicken with Thyme and Power Black Herbal Salt

Our fantastic weekend started with a lively little event at one of our favourite stores in downtown Burlington, Ontario called Centro Garden. They are a store with an eclectic collection of fabrics, interesting kitchen items, lovely seasonal items and impressive indoor/outdoor garden ideas. Centro Garden hosts a farmers market every [...]

By |2015-07-21T01:18:03+00:00July 21st, 2015|BBQ, Low Carb, Meat and Chicken, Recipes, WW Friendly|