Month: March 2019

Turkey Burgers with Honeyed Apples and Brie

Turkey Burgers with Honeyed Apples and Brie

This recipe is a new favourite in our house. Skip the bun and try these savory grilled turkey burgers topped with creamy brie and apples sautéed in butter, honey and fresh sage.  

Overnight Maple Pecan Chia Pudding

Overnight Maple Pecan Chia Pudding

This overnight maple pecan chia pudding is super easy to make and tastes amazing! Chia seeds are among the healthiest foods on the planet. A dietary staple of ancient Mayans and Aztecs, this superfood contains 11 grams of fibre, 4 grams of protein and 5 

Blueberry Hemp Smoothie Bowl

Blueberry Hemp Smoothie Bowl

Smoothie Bowls are my favourite go-to for breakfast. They are satisfying and nutrient dense and there are so many different flavour combinations you can change it up every day and never get bored. The best part of the smoothie bowl is the toppings! I always 

Vegan Creamy Caesar Recipe

Vegan Creamy Caesar Recipe

I had lunch a few months ago with a friend at a popular vegetarian restaurant in Vancouver. I can’t even remember what I had for the main course, but the dressing that came with my salad was amazing – it was creamy, zingy and packed 

Buttery Savoy Cabbage and Kohlrabi

Buttery Savoy Cabbage and Kohlrabi

A delicious and simple to prepare side dish that goes well with roast chicken or beef. Savoy cabbage is packed with nutrients and supports gut health. Kohlrabi adds a delicately crisp texture to the dish.

Saffron Cauliflower Rice Pilaf

Saffron Cauliflower Rice Pilaf

Cauliflower rice is a staple in my house. I sometimes make my own with a hand grater – (I have yet to own a food processor!), but now that it’s readily available in grocery stores, I always keep a bag or two in my freezer. 

Low Carb Beef “Barley” Soup

Low Carb Beef “Barley” Soup

Skipping the barley and adding cauliflower rice at the end of the cooking time adds texture to this delicious soup without the added carbs. This recipe also works really well with leftover roast beef, just skip ahead to step 4.

Amazing Low Carb Ramen

Amazing Low Carb Ramen

For this soup I use Japanese shirataki noodles. These noodles are made from the konjac yam and are very low in carbs and calories but full of healthy fibre. The word “shirataki” means white waterfall, referring to the appearance of these noodles. Don’t be turned 

Low Carb Noodles with Chicken and Black Beans

Low Carb Noodles with Chicken and Black Beans

My low carb take on Spaghetti Quattro, a favourite dish of mine. Ground chicken and black beans in a light spicy tomato sauce over shirataki noodles. Delish!

Leftover Roast Ham and Red Lentil Soup

Leftover Roast Ham and Red Lentil Soup

This hearty, satisfying soup is a great way to use up that leftover roast ham.