Each week during this pandemic I am trying to make as much food as I can from scratch. For one, I have all the time in the world and second, I can control the ingredients that goes into each meal. We all know that canned soups are full of sodium [...]
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 [...]
We are in the beginnings of summer sports in my house which means easy quick meals to feed our budding athletes. I had to take my daughter to a Rugby game in a neighbouring town about 45 minutes away and knew that I would not want to cook a thing [...]
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 [...]
My son decided to take up snowboarding this year. Considering the winter we are having in Southern Ontario, the conditions have been great. Cold, (actually more like bitterly cold) but great! He has been going with 3 other friends so we have been taking turns driving (only 1/2 hour away) [...]
Pizza is such a yummy treat but it is full of carbs. This pizza is crustless so not only is it MUCH lower in carbs, it is also gluten free. It is perfect meal for those days when you know you don't have a lot of time in the evenings. [...]
There are so many variations of chili out there that you are bound to find something that suits all tastes and dietary needs. A bowl of this chili has only 22.7g net carbs and 8 Weight Watchers points per serving. My crock pot is one of my favourite appliances in [...]
This soup is absolutely delicious. You can choose to puree only half if you prefer it chunkier or puree the entire contents for a creamier soup. Prepare all the ingredients the night before then throw it all in the crock pot before leaving for work. At 19.8g of net carbs [...]
Chili is a perfect meal for families on the go. Turkey is low fat and high protein and the salsa adds a little extra flair. Top with low-fat shredded cheese and for a little kick add some jalape
With winter in full swing, hot comfort foods are definitely a go to to keep your belly full. This recipe can be made in either the oven on a Sunday afternoon or throw it in a crock pot for a quick "ready-when-you-are" week day meal. Its high in protein and [...]
Meat is carb free and high in protein. Even served over rice it is low carb. This dish is somewhat like a chicken strogenoff and goes well with brown basmati rice or borad egg noodles.
Grab three ingredients and your crockpot, and you have dinner covered. This Apricot Pork Chop dish will warm your heart on those brisk fall evenings. It also packs a protein punch which is one of the building blocks of body tissue, and fuel source.
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. [...]
There's no monkeying around with this spicy little dish. There is a lot of chopping and prep time but the final product is well worth it. Remove seeds from chiles and peppers if less heat is desired. Serve this meat over hot rice or with tortillas, guacamole, sour cream, salsa, [...]
This stick-to-your-ribs stew will fill the house with a warm aroma. It’s perfect to enjoy after a long day or make it the day before and reheat it for a quick dinner the next night. Low carb and an excellent source of vitamin A.