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Recipes

Monday 19 November 2012 . (0)

Best Ever Low Fat Yogurt Dip

I use this stuff as veggie dip, dolloped on boring baked fish or chicken for a little zip, as a side dish to  spicy food, as a bread spread....sometimes, the tiny drips a the end of a batch, I mix in rice vinegar and make it a salad dressing.  ...

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Cheater Spinach and Cheese Risotto

Monday 19 November 2012 . (1)

Serves 6   More and more frequently I find myself out during the late aft, early eve. Leaving my ravenous teen to fend for herself after school and extra curriculars. I need a few vegetarian meals that make themselves and serve her pronto! This one is my new fav because the lentils disappear to create. Continue Reading…

Southwestern Fish Sticks

Tuesday 23 October 2012 . (1)

Serves 6 Prep time: 15 minutes Everyone loves fishsticks when they are flavorful and un fishy and these ones are a breeze to whip up a double batch and freeze. Serve these with plum sauce and Guacamole. The addition of a mixed green salad makes this a light and nourishing meal full of good fats. Continue Reading…

Jerk-ish Chicken

Monday 24 September 2012 . (0)

When I was first dating my husband, I was full on vegetarian so we ate a lot of tofu. One of the very few disasters he will tease me with is my attempt at jerk tofu. Don’t get me wrong, the seasonings where fabulous but the texture and fat free nature of tofu turned out. Continue Reading…

Best Barbecued Chicken

Tuesday 28 August 2012 . (0)

The trouble with barbecuing chicken is that by the time it is cooked through to a safe temperature, the meat can be dry and stringy. The direct and hot external heat of a barbecue doesn’t penetrate the meat evenly. A quick and easy fix is to partially cook it in the microwave and discard any. Continue Reading…

Cast Iron Corn Bread

Wednesday 15 August 2012 . (0)

This bread is nothing like the dry salty stuff that comes in a package, is moist, full of plump whole corn and hearty. It’s great as a starch side dish or served for a snack with cheese and pure maple syrup. Preparation time: 20 minutes                                                              Servings: 24 1½ cups whole grain yellow cornmeal 1½ cups . Continue Reading…

Fennel and Carrot Soup

Thursday 28 June 2012 . (0)

Every kitchen needs a standard soup that can be served warm or cold (depending upon the weather), comes together without a lot of fuss and tastes great. This one is loaded with the cancer fighting cartenoids found in red vegetables. Flavorful fennel shares its own anticancer, anti-inflammatory favors.  Each large bowl is under 150 calories. Continue Reading…

Chocolate Protein Spread

Wednesday 13 June 2012 . (2)

So, Nutella admitted that their spread was not as “healthy” as they advertise. There is a difference between  a sugar/oil with a bit of cocoa and a few nuts and a food that you want to feed your kids.  Each ingredient matters and the better quality it is, the more “healthy”.  Don’t confuse this with. Continue Reading…

Pesto Kale and Cabbage Salad

Tuesday 5 June 2012 . (1)

Kale is the number one vegetable for its high nutrient and fibre content. We just have to find ways to serve it that are easy and tasty. In the winter as a cooked vegetable it has it’s merits. In the summer as a fresh, raw salad…it is outstanding. Serving Size  12     Preparation Time 12. Continue Reading…

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