Parsnip Rice

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 [...]

By |2017-08-22T20:28:22+00:00May 28th, 2014|Dinner, Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetarian|

Coconut Curry Sauce

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, [...]

By |2014-05-28T15:04:46+00:00May 28th, 2014|Condiments, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Mazzacado Balls

These little balls are a great addition to any salad. Fairly easy to make and only 5 ingredients. You can make them a head of time and put on a plate till serving. They are dairy free and make a nice substitution for cheese in a salad with a creamy [...]

By |2014-05-20T13:45:38+00:00May 20th, 2014|Appetizers, Recipes, Salads, Vegan, Vegetarian|

Coconut Shrimp

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.

By |2014-05-15T15:19:18+00:00May 15th, 2014|Appetizers, Recipes|

Stuffed Strawberries

These refreshing little gems make a nice appetizer or a high protein post work out snack. Make sure your strawberries are not too ripe other wise they will be impossible to handel. I hollowed out 4-6 strawberries and mix the "guts" in with 1/4 block of regular cream cheese, 1/4 [...]

By |2017-07-12T14:02:37+00:00April 12th, 2014|Dessert, Recipes, Treats|

Banana Woopies

These little gems are easy to make and as long as you don't eat the entire batch it is a lovely little snack. Take one medium banana and cut it into slices. Spread organic peanut butter (no sugar or salt added) between two slices and dip in melted semi sweet [...]

By |2017-07-12T14:03:12+00:00April 1st, 2014|Dessert, Recipes, Treats|

7 Layered High Protein Tortilla Pie

This pie is awesome, very flavourful and satisfying! The key to keeping the carbs down in this recipe is using the Mission Carb Balance tortillas. If you choose to use traditional tortillas the carb count will go up an fibre and protein will go down. Although the carbs seem high, [...]

By |2014-03-31T15:00:27+00:00March 31st, 2014|Dinner, Recipes, Vegetarian|

The Truth About Gluten

WebMD Feature - By Peter Jaret, Reviewed By Louise Chang, MD More and more groceries and health food stores stock gluten-free products. That’s good news for people with celiac disease, who for health reasons should not eat wheat with gluten. Yet paradoxically, most of the people who reach for gluten-free [...]

By |2014-03-24T14:18:22+00:00March 24th, 2014|Healthy Lifestyle|

Rustic Crisps with Jam

We have recently found this nifty little snack that surprisingly after an hour actually lowered blood sugar (in our case, but everyone is different so you will have to test and see for yourself). The crisps are Longos Signature Cranberry and Almond Rustic Crisps and the jam is St. Dalfour [...]

By |2017-07-12T14:08:20+00:00March 16th, 2014|Lunch, Recipes, Snacks|

Swiss Chard Soup

This thick soup is sure to warm you from the inside out. Low fat, low calories, only 10g net carbs per serving and 2 Weight Watchers points! What are you waiting for? Go grab yourself a bowl!

By |2014-03-11T16:56:18+00:00March 11th, 2014|Recipes, Soup, WW Friendly|

Hummus Cheddar Melts

This super easy pita is a hit! Easy to send cold to school or a nice weekend warm lunch. Get the kids involved in making it too, it's that easy.

By |2014-02-12T16:56:50+00:00February 12th, 2014|Lunch, Recipes|