Low Carb Lemon Pound Cake

When you are trying to eat healthy not many people associate baked treats with healthy lifestyles. Well why the heck not!!? Just like anything it all boils down to how you make it and moderation is the key. When you are eating low carb walking into a bakery is like [...]

By |2015-02-28T18:00:04+00:00February 28th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Pressure Cooker Kitri

This is a delicious one pot pressure cooker full of protein, fibre and only 5 Weight Watchers points. It is delicious on its own as a vegetarian/vegan option or a side dish to an oven roasted chicken breast. Make sure you soak the mung beans for a few hours before [...]

By |2015-02-16T23:37:23+00:00February 16th, 2015|Dinner|

Bun Chay

Vietnamese food is so fresh and full of a huge combination of flavours and textures. Unfortunately it can also be loaded with carbs due to the use of rice and rice noodles so I substituted the rice vermicelli noodles for high protein, high fibre Adzuki Bean spaghetti. It is thin [...]

By |2015-02-16T01:05:21+00:00February 16th, 2015|Dinner, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Vegan Fish Sauce

We have many different dietary needs/wants in our house. T1.5D, pescetarian, and two picky teens. Because of this I am very familiar with making subtle changes to recipes to satisfy everyone's needs. Whether you are vegan/vegetarian or simply don't like fish, you may pass over a terrific dish because it [...]

By |2017-08-22T20:24:05+00:00February 16th, 2015|Condiments, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Zaa’tar

I love to cook dishes that fill the house with full bodied smells. One of our recipes called for Zaa'tar but I couldn't find it anywhere. Za'atar is a Middle Eastern spice blend that is so versatile. It can be used on meats, veggies, rice, and breads. You probably have [...]

By |2015-02-08T18:21:59+00:00February 8th, 2015|Condiments, Recipes|

Oven-Fried Drums

I adapted this saucy little recipe from Canadian House and Home January edition. The original recipe was higher in sugar and fat. I made a few revisions to lower the carbs and after making the dish for the first time decided to replaced the wings for more meaty skinless drumsticks. [...]

By |2015-01-28T21:40:59+00:00January 28th, 2015|Appetizers, Low Carb, Meat and Chicken, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Flourless Black Bean Brownies

I know, I know! You are probably saying BLACK BEANS, umm? Well I say YES, so listen closely. These brownies are gluten free, low carb (4.8g net carbs), high fibre, moist, delicious and only 2 Weight Watchers points. Coffee is used to off set any beany taste you may experience [...]

By |2015-01-10T21:09:38+00:00January 10th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes|

Low Carb Peanut Butter Fudge

Ahhh fudge, yes FUDGE! This fudge is merely 1.5 net carbs and 3 Weight Watchers points per chunk of heaven. It is a very easy recipe to make but be careful not to overindulge. You can make this recipe with either unsalted butter or hard margarine. There is a common [...]

By |2018-01-14T16:59:47+00:00January 10th, 2015|Dessert, Low Carb, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Crunchy Chickpeas

These baked chickpeas are easy to make and a quick grab and go snack. They have 82.5 calories, 8.3g net carbs, 9 Weight Watchers points and 3g protein per serving. Preheat oven to 425

By |2017-07-12T00:29:43+00:00January 9th, 2015|Lunch, Recipes|

Cheesey Corn Pancakes

I love to cook, just not necessarily everyday (yes I can admit it), but I do love to cook. Learning about the benefits of different foods how to put them together and the triumphs I feel when I have tried a recipe a few times and it finally works. Knowing [...]

By |2015-01-02T15:09:26+00:00January 2nd, 2015|Appetizers, Recipes, Side Dishes|