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 [...]
There is a huge misconception out their that nuts make you gain weight. It is just that, a misconception. Nuts are full of healthy fats, which have been proven to help you feel full, and that’s one major thing that helps with losing weight. The more satisfied you are, the [...]
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, [...]
This coconut shrimp can be used as an appetizer, party food, or main course. There is a little sweetener in the coating, but this is optional. Pair them with seafood dipping sauce or check out our garlicky aioli sauce.
A yummy twist to your everyday Greek salad. Many varieties of mushrooms contain good-for-your-bladder selenium and, like us, they produce vitamin D when exposed to sunlight. Oyster mushrooms are a good source or iron. Plus, they're low in calories: Six medium white, for example, have just 22. All mushrooms are [...]
It seems that the Winter of 2013/14 is relentless with its frigid temperatures and never ending snow. This light soup is perfect to warm you after a long cold day. With more protein than carbs an zero Weight Watchers points this can be your everyday go to lunch when the [...]
This is a nice change from your everyday blended ice tea. A refreshing treat on a hot summer's day!
When you have kids in the house you have to have ketchup. This recipe is all natural and you can change the taste to suit your family by using different vinegars. If you prefer a sweeter ketchup you can add 2 tbsp of honey or other sweetener but keep in [...]
These little omelets are SUPER HIGH in protein and a great alternative to your everyday pan fried omelet. Also, the beauty of them being in a muffin format is that you can personalize each one for everyone in the house.
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 [...]
This recipe is a staple around our house. It is easy to make and a nice alternative to rolling cabbage rolls. It can be made a ahead of time and put in the fridge until you are ready to bake it. It has a high protein count and you could [...]
This high protein and high fibre salad is a nice side to any meal or on its own as a nice light lunch. Store the salad in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days. What is wheat berry you ask? Wheat berry refers to the entire [...]
This vegan "egg" dish is perfect for those heart conscience people who need to watch their cholesterol. It is low carb and has a decent protein count. It is a nice change from your weekend bacon and eggs and also makes a nice dinner. Kale has recently been considered the [...]
My sister-in-law recently made this granola recipe and brought us over a sample to try. It was yummy! Normally, granolas on the shelves of the grocery stores are jam-packed with sugars, sweeteners and dried fruit but when making your own you can control all the good that goes in and [...]
I harvested some veggies from my garden so I decided to build a Buddha Bowl for lunch. A Buddha Bowl is really anything you want it to be just follow these simple rules. Start with a grain like bulgur, rice or quinoa, top with your favourite veggie (and fruits like [...]
A dear friend gave me a tagine and tagine cookbook. The tagine pot is a Berber dish from North Africa. It is formed entirely of a heavy clay, which is sometimes painted or glazed. It consists of two parts: a base unit that is flat and circular with low sides [...]