These pita chips are easy to make and very versatile. My personal favourite is garlic and parmesan but you could also make them sweet with a light sprinkle of cinnamon sugar. These chips are easy to prepare and have 70 calories, 5g net carbs, 1 Weight Watchers point and 5g [...]
Fall is a perfect time to enjoy the vegetables of a late harvest. You can use butternut quash or substitute for another variety or even parsnips. If you prefer not to use bacon use a drop or two of liquid smoke for the lovely smokey flavour. Make sure all the [...]
The first thing I gave up when diagnosed was my morning bowl of Cheerios. My blood sugar was spiking too much with cereal so I looked for an alternative breakfast. I was told that Greek Yogurt was low in sugar and high in protein. I currently have 1 cup of [...]
This soup is a powerhouse of cleansing goodness. Broccoli has a strong, positive impact on our body's detoxification system loaded with vitamin K and vitamin A help keep our vitamin D metabolism in balance. It is extremely easy to prepare and can be served hot or cold. With 7g net [...]
Everyone loves to snack but a lot of the snacks we like to have that are not so good for us. In a world of processed sweets and treats we are putting a lot of chemicals and fat into our bodies. Other than fresh veggies and dips it can be [...]
A low carb alternative to potato soup that is equally as tasty. You can choose to use milk instead of cream to keep the fat content down. If you choose to go dairy free, place a tin of coconut milk in the fridge for an hour then add to soup.
This treat is very versatile and easy to make for a great grab and go snack or a special treat for the kids after school. This recipe uses plain Greek yogurt and raspberries but try using flavoured Greek yogurt and mixed berries. It would also be even yummier dipped in [...]
This dish is a hearty side dish that will go with almost anything and its quick and easy. It can also be used as a warm dip with crackers or bread. If you prefer to use fresh spinach, blanch in boiling water for 1 minute till bright green and slightly [...]
This quick and easy snack that can be custom made for anyone even the pickiest eaters. It can be easily packed in your kids lunch box for an instant treat. If you are using a fruit that browns quickly like apples squeeze some fresh lemon juice on them before packing. [...]
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 [...]
Adapted from: CHICKPEA QUINOA BURGERS by Esther's Executive Chef Deb Gleason I have been following Esther the Wonder Pig's FB for the last few months and recently they began Esther's Kitchen. It is full of fabulous recipes and kitchen hints and tricks. I tweeked this recipe a bit to bring [...]
Parsnip rice is a great substitution for regular rice and it doesn't need to be heated since you will use it as a base for something piping hot. You can also use coriander root or carrots if you would like a more subtle taste. Parsnip rice is a lower carb [...]
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, [...]
These veggies are a great mix of flavours. I chose to bake the veggies,as I don't have a dehydrator in the over at 350 for about 15 minutes till they were tender and warm. You could also dehydrate then in a slow oven at the lowest temperature your oven will [...]
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.
This is an awesome dip for all occasions. It can be made vegetarian but simply omitting the sausage or adding avocado or portobello in its place.