This lovely chowder is delicious, hardy and simple to make. We eat a lot of cauliflower in our house. It's low in fat, low in carbohydrates but high in dietary fiber, folate, water, and vitamin C, possessing a high nutritional density. Cauliflower contains several phytochemicals, common in the cabbage family, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
I love salads for dinner and this one filled me to the top!
I love breakfast and I also love breakfast for dinner. This Frittata is a nice twist on a boring omelet and instead of regular breakfast I used salmon sausage. I found the salmon sausage at my local grocery store but it you are unable to find them breakfast sausage, Italian [...]
These carrots are easy to make and full of flavour. I had a hard time finding zaa'tar (a blend of Middle Eastern herbs) but was able to make my own as an acceptable substitution. Get that recipe HERE. These carrots are a wonderful accompaniment to lamb or seared pork. Low [...]
Salads make a delicious meal. They are fresh tasting and pair easily with many meats especially BBQ. This salad is low carb, low calorie and low fat. Only 1.4g net carbs and 3 Weight Watchers points per serving.
We decided to give the Ezekiel Flax bread a try with a fried egg. The Ezekiel 4:9 Flax Sprouted Whole Grain Bread which has only 10 net carbs per slice and was delicious toasted. Here is a list of ingredients: Ingredients Organic Sprouted Wheat, Filtered Water, Organic Sprouted Flax, Organic [...]
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. [...]
This spectacular dessert is decadent and full of protein. I used Liberte 0% Greek yogurt that has 18g protein per 3/4c serving. If you choose to use a different yogurt be mindfull that this could affect the nutritional values. I also used Ataulfo mangoes (yellow mangoes). They are less fibrous [...]
Pizza is such a yummy treat but it is full of carbs. This pizza is crustless so not only is it MUCH lower in carbs, it is also gluten free. It is perfect meal for those days when you know you don't have a lot of time in the evenings. [...]
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 [...]
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
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 [...]
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 [...]