I love green beans! They are wonderful raw as a snack, steamed or fancied up like this peanut buttery dish. Green beans are a bit of a little power house as far as stringy little green veggies are concerned. They are low in fat, high in potassium, low net carbs [...]
We had a Post Canada Day party on July 4th (yes, Happy 4th to our neighbours south of the border) this year as the weather was less than optimal on July 1 and we were also up north visiting my mom for her 70th birthday which was July 2 (Happy [...]
Ok, so we have already established that I love curry and I love soups. This soup is just another addition to my "MUST MAKE THIS AGAIN!" list. It is bursting at the seams with flavour and it makes enough that you are guaranteed to have lunch the next day. I [...]
This high protein, low carb dish gives an exotic twist on an other wise boring dish of fish and rice. It is not too spicy but you can make it hotter by adding a little cayenne. Fish is naturally high in protein and Omega 3. Try pairing this dish with [...]
This spectacular summer salad is very high in protein and adds beautiful colour to your summer table. To julienne veggies I would suggest purchasing a julienne peeler. They usually come with 3 different blades and are a handy little gadget to have around the kitchen.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Every weekend we go to Tamp our favourite coffee shop in the village square. They have the best Americano in town and wonderful treats. One of our favourites is a chocolate chip blondie which came highly recommended by one of the Baristas. She gave me a short synopsis of what [...]
I adore Indian food with the deep hues, intense flavours and the tantalizing aromas. I think my apron is permanently stained with turmeric and curry. Oh, and as a side note, if you sprinkle a little turmeric on your toothbrush during your morning clean it is great for whitening your [...]
I love to make soups. They make a great quick meal with grilled cheese and there are always left overs for lunch. If you don't own a pressure cooker you can still make it in a large pot but it will take double the time to soften up the squash. [...]
Mulligatawny is a curry flavoured soup in Anglo-Indian cuisine. Mulligatawny is a combination of Tamil words milagu (pepper) and thanni (water). It is similar to rasam from South Indian cuisine. There are many variations on the recipe for mulligatawny. In the West, the soup typically has a turmeric like yellow [...]
This curry sauce is Probably the most tasty sauce I think I have made. I didn't have a raw coconut on hand so I substituted it with unsweetened shredded coconut. Raw coconut will taste much better but the shredded coconut worked well in a pinch. This sauce is low carb, [...]
Pumpkin cookies? Yes pumpkin! Loaded with antioxidants and disease-fighting vitamins, these gourds aren
This creamy dressing is low fat and low carb. It is big on taste and will go well with just about any salad. It also makes a yummy dip for veggies or pita crisps.
This all vegetable lunch wrap is full of crunchy vegetable that is high in protein and great for your waist line. No bread, no meat no problem. Sure to satisfy both vegetarian and meat eaters alike.