Author: Julianne De Witt

Hearty Veggie Stew

Hearty Veggie Stew

‘Tis the season for comfort food! Like this super quick and tasty Hearty Vegetable Stew. I like to serve this with cornbread or over cauliflower mash. Perfect winter meal! You won't miss the meat. This stew is so hearty and delicious!

Shaved Fennel and Baby Spinach Salad

Shaved Fennel and Baby Spinach Salad

Shaved fennel and spinach salad with toasted pecans, torn mint leaves, lemon zest and parmesan, served with a simple vinaigrette. It’s an easy one! This salad is great accompaniment to anything you’re cooking on the grill and sure to impress your guests!

Low Carb Breakfast Bowl

Low Carb Breakfast Bowl

Start your day off right with a nutritious , low carb breakfast bowl. Skip the potatoes and sub in cauliflower rice! Sauteed with scrambled eggs and topped with crispy bacon, chopped spinach and 2 types of cheese, trust me you won’t miss the potatoes!   

Egg and Squash Breakfast Skillet

Egg and Squash Breakfast Skillet

Eggs and Squash? Trust me, it’s delicious. The spiraled butternut squash takes the place of potatoes here and makes this vegetarian breakfast skillet clean and lower carb. If you don’t have a spiralizer, you can usually find spiraled squash in the freezer or produce section. 

Not Your Average Avocado Toast

Not Your Average Avocado Toast

We love avocado toast over here. Sometimes though, I like to make a low carb version by ditching the bread and using parmesan as a stand in. It takes just minutes to make and is so yummy – I mean who doesn’t love cheese? All 

Almond Chocolate Protein Bites

Almond Chocolate Protein Bites

Quick and easy to make, these protein bites are filled with nutrient-rich ingredients and satisfy that sweet tooth! I like using stevia sweetened chocolate chips but you can always use your regular baking chips. My kids love these – they make a great afternoon snack 

Grilled Apple and Thyme Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Grilled Apple and Thyme Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

I’m so happy that we are into barbecue season again. We are working our way through the meat in our freezer – Sunday is always “clean out the fridge/freezer dinner” as Monday is grocery shopping day. Tonight’s pork tenderloin is stuffed with sautéed apples, onions 

Easy Baked Alaska

Easy Baked Alaska

A little more time on my hands lately…I’ve been wanting to test out a simple version of baked Alaska for a while. The name “baked Alaska” was supposedly coined at Antoine’s, a restaurant in New Orleans, in 1867 to honor the US acquisition of Alaska 

13 Bean and Beer Stew with Cheesy Dumplings

13 Bean and Beer Stew with Cheesy Dumplings

Tonight’s dinner brought to you by the things hiding in my fridge and pantry. 13 bean and beer stew topped with cheesy basil dumplings. We are mainly low carb but I find in times of turmoil, I gravitate to some carbs. I use pancake mix 

Chocolate Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Chocolate Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Today’s installment of Sometimes You Gotta Carb…my mom’s recipe for chocolate bread pudding. Total comfort food and a family favourite – a great way to use up bread that has been sitting around for a while. This version is crispy and buttery on top and