We were invited to a friends house for dinner and to watch the Toronto Blue Jays team lose yet again. Boo Hoo. I had some time that afternoon so I whipped up a batch of these tasty little guys. These low carb (3g net) little bites are easy to make and [...]
This summer salad has everything one would need for a perfect summer salad. Plump red strawberries and BBQ'd chicken combined on the same plate. It's low carb, gluten-free, and packed with protein but its a perfect combination of sweet and savory. I used shredded cheddar but feel free to use [...]
We love breakfast for dinner in our house and this one was an instant hit. It was different from the usual eggs and bacon and I paired it with rutabaga home fries. Rutabagas are lower in calories and carbs than potatoes and contain more calcium. These tostadas are wrapped up [...]
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 [...]
I didn't grown Arugula in my garden this year and I have to admit I regret that. All parts of the plant are edible including the seeds, pods and flowers. Next year Arugula will be a must have! Many of our meals just lately have included Arugula either in the [...]
I don't think I have met anyone that doesn't like pizza. There is also so many different types of pizza that you are bound to find a combination you like. The only problem is that the pizza crust is ridiculously high in carbs and unfortunately there is more crust that [...]
Low carb taco Tuesday. How you ask? Omit the taco shells place the middles in a bowl and you have a fantastic taco salad without all the carbs. I love chili seasoning and chili powder is actually a fairly healthy seasoning, with significant amounts of several beneficial nutrients such as [...]
Potato pancakes or Latkas are a favourtie in our house but as everyone knows potatoes are very high in carbs and calories. Swap out the high carb potatoes for low carb cauliflower and you have a great low carb dinner. Be sure when you are draining the cauliflower that you [...]
Cauliflower belongs the Brassicaceae (Cruciferous) family of vegetables and is often overshadowed by its popular cousin broccoli. This awesome vegetable deserves a regular rotation in your diet because it contains a remarkable array of nutrients, including minerals, vitamins, antioxidants and other phytochemicals. Cauliflower’s appeal gets better due to its extreme [...]
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 pie is awesome, very flavourful and satisfying! The key to keeping the carbs down in this recipe is using the Mission Carb Balance tortillas. If you choose to use traditional tortillas the carb count will go up an fibre and protein will go down. Although the carbs seem high, [...]
This meal is simple to make and a hit with the kids! With high protein and low fat nice this little package dinner is a welcome change from plain week night chicken dinner. Clean up is a breeze too!
This super easy pita is a hit! Easy to send cold to school or a nice weekend warm lunch. Get the kids involved in making it too, it's that easy.
Bread is simply evil for diabetics but this Cauliflower "bread" is gluten-free, grain-free, low carb, low fat and only 2 Weight Watchers point per serving. For most diabetics or anyone wanting to loose weight bread is one of those food people find the most difficult to give up or cut [...]
This was a hail mary type recipe. Didn't know what I wanted and then voila I had an over stuffed low carb high protein pita. It is a great vegetarian dish that can be changed for all types of foodies. Add some bacon or shaved ham for you carnivors or [...]
With winter well on its way a hearty soup always hits the spot. Have a small bowl as an appetizer or go large and pair it with a hearty ham and cheese pita on a high protien pita. Enjoy and stay warm!