Posts Tagged 'Miscellaneous'

Salad Dressings

Published on: 2016-12-01 6:58:15 AM | Recipes

Home-made salad dressing tastes so much better than store bought!  Making your own also allows you to choose good quality olive oil over the vegetable oils that are used in commercially prepared dressings which are very high in inflammatory Omega-6 oils. BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE ½ Cup olive oil 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 clove of garlic, crushed ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard ½ teaspoon dried oregano ¼ teaspoon salt ⅛ teaspoon ground black ...

Clean Pumpkin Spice Latte

Published on: 2016-09-16 6:25:30 AM | Recipes

Flavoured coffees from Starbucks or Tim Hortons are very high in sugar.  Make your own version! Ingredients: 1 Cup milk – any milk, including non-dairy varieties may be used 1 tbsp pumpkin puree Stevia to taste, if desired ⅛ tsp ground cinnamon Pinch ground nutmeg Pinch ground ginger ¾ Cup strong coffee Method: • Add the milk and pumpkin to a small pot.  Heat over medium-low heat, stirring constantly with a whisk, until the mixture begins to simmer. ...

Low Carb English Muffin

Published on: 2016-08-26 7:59:00 AM | Recipes

This low-carb English muffin is an excellent alternative to its high-carb counterpart! Works beautifully as a base for sandwiches, hamburgers, or anything else you can think to put on it!  Ingredients: - 1 egg - 1 tsp olive oil - 2-3 tbsp water - ¼ cup almond flour - 1 tbsp coconut flour - ¼ tsp baking soda - Pinch of salt - (optional) ¼ tsp apple cider vinegar - (optional) 1 tbsp raisins - (optional) ½ tsp cinnamon Directions: use a glass or clay ...

Portabello Pizzas

Published on: 2013-03-08 7:26:12 AM | Recipes

Thanks to T.B. for this “flab-u-less” version of a fabulous favourite!!Ingredients • 2 Portabello mushroom caps, stem & gills removed • Cooking spray or very scant amount of olive oil • 1 Italian Turkey sausage or turkey pepperoni (or a combo) • Finely chopped green or red peppers • Pizza sauce • Italian seasoning • 1 oz. Shredded fat free mozzarella Directions 1. Preheat oven to 425ºF. 2. Spray or brush mushroom caps lightly with olive oil. 3. Roast in the oven for 15 minutes until ...

Homemade Yogurt

Published on: 2012-11-30 8:56:25 AM | Recipes

Deliciously creamy homemade yogurt from the slow-cooker/crockpot!INGREDIENTS: - 8 cups of whole milk Pasteurized and homogenized is fine, but do not use ultra-pasteurized. It is recommended to start with whole milk until you get the hang of yogurt-making. - ½ cup store-bought natural, live/active culture plain yogurt You need to have a starter - once you have made your own, you can use that as a starter. - Frozen or fresh fruit for flavouring, optional - Thick bath ...

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