Recipes

22 11, 2020

Personal Zucchini Frittata

2020-11-22T14:12:57-05:00November 22nd, 2020|Recipes|

This frittata is delicious as a quick breakfast or lunch.  Serve with basil pesto or salsa on the side, and a green salad! Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil ½ C chopped onion 1 small zucchini, thinly sliced 3 eggs, beaten and seasoned with salt and pepper as desired ¼ C feta cheese 1 tbsp pitted olives Directions: Heat the oil in a small frying pan or omelet pan. Cook the onion and zucchini on a medium heat for 10 minutes, until the vegetables are starting to soften. Pour over the eggs, and then crumble the feta cheese into the egg [...]

13 11, 2020

Cheesy Cauliflower Biscuits

2020-11-13T13:01:48-05:00November 13th, 2020|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 cauliflower head, leaves removed 3 garlic cloves, minced ⅓ cup plain Greek yogurt ½ cup cheddar cheese, shredded 2 eggs 2 egg whites 1 teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon black pepper   Directions: Step 1: Preheat the oven to 400°F. Steam cauliflower for about 10-12 minutes or until very tender, then transfer to a food processor. Add minced garlic and pulse several times until smooth and creamy. Step 2: Transfer mashed cauliflower into a large mixing bowl. Add in two whole eggs, cheddar cheese, Greek yogurt, salt and pepper and mix together. In a separate bowl, beat egg [...]

6 11, 2020

Sausage and Broccoli Skillet

2020-11-06T12:21:46-05:00November 6th, 2020|Recipes|

An easy and tasty dinner! Ingredients: 1 large head of broccoli 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 pound Italian hot or mild sausage, in crumbles or small pieces Directions: Cut the broccoli into bite-sized florets. Bring 2 inches water to a boil in a high sided skillet. Add the broccoli or broccoli rabe and simmer for up to 10 minutes depending on how you like your broccoli cooked. Drain. Return skillet to the stove and heat the extra-virgin olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the sausage, brown and crumble 6 to 7 minutes. Add the broccoli and stir to combine. [...]

21 10, 2020

Chicken Zoodle Soup

2020-10-21T18:18:07-04:00October 21st, 2020|Recipes|

This delicious low-carb version of comforting chicken noodle soup will keep you warm as we head into cooler weather! Ingredients 2 tablespoons avocado oil or olive oil 1 cup onion 3 cloves minced garlic 1/2 cup carrots (diced) 8 cups chicken broth 2 cups kale (stems removed, chopped) 2 tbsp rosemary 8 ounces spiralized zucchini noodles (or konjac noodles i.e. NuPasta) 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 cups cooked chicken chopped or shredded 2 tbsp lemon juice Instructions Heat oil over medium heat in a large Dutch oven. Add onion, garlic and carrots and stir until veggies are softened, but not browned. Pour in broth, add kale and rosemary and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low then add the zucchini noodles, salt and pepper. [...]

8 10, 2020

Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower Rice

2020-10-08T15:36:26-04:00October 8th, 2020|Recipes|

Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower Rice This delicious, savoury cauliflower rice is a great low-carb side dish for Thanksgiving dinner.  It can also be used as a base for any protein/veggies of your choice! Ingredients 4 cups riced cauliflower (either from food processor or bagged; if frozen, allow for more cooking time) 5 cups shredded parmesan cheese 2 tbsp olive oil 1 teaspoon dried herbs of choice (i.e. rosemary, thyme, basil, Italian, any combination) Directions Preheat oven to 425-F. On a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper (or silicone sheet), combine all ingredients except ½ cup of the parmesan. Mix to [...]

28 09, 2020

Fluffy Coconut Flour Muffins

2020-09-28T16:10:29-04:00September 28th, 2020|Recipes|

These low-carb muffins are nut-free and kid-approved.  They are wonderfully soft and can be made into mini loaves or pancakes as well! -Tiia Ingredients: 1 cup milk (any milk or milk substitute will do – I used 3.25% milk but original recipe calls for coconut milk) 4 large eggs ¼ cup powdered sweetener (I used this one: Amson's Naturals Powdered Monk Fruit with Erythritol ) plus ¼ cup sugar free syrup (this was gifted to me by a client: Steeves Maples sugar free syrup) OR ½ cup granulated sweetener of choice 1 tbsp vanilla exract ¾ cup coconut flour 1 [...]

18 09, 2020

Broccoli Apple Salad

2020-09-18T14:10:01-04:00September 18th, 2020|Recipes|

This crunchy, creamy salad is a delicious mix of savoury and sweet flavours. Perfect as a side dish or base for a meal! Salad 4 cups broccoli florets 3/4 cup apples, chopped 1/3 cup red onion, diced 1/3 cup carrots, julienned 4 slices cooked bacon, chopped optional: 4 tbsp dried cranberries Dressing 3/4 cup full fat coconut milk 2 tbsp avocado oil (or olive oil) 2 tbsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp salt Instructions: Mix all dressing ingredients in a jar or small mixing bowl. Set aside. Place broccoli, apple, onion, carrots, and bacon (plus optional dried cranberries, if using) in [...]

14 08, 2020

Cauliflower Muffins

2020-08-14T13:58:38-04:00August 14th, 2020|Recipes|

These easy cauliflower muffins are delicious as a side-dish, snack or appetizer!  Thanks to L for sending us this great recipe. Ingredients 2 cups riced cauliflower (use food processor, cheese grater, or bag of frozen/fresh riced cauliflower) 1/4 cup onion diced 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (or any cheese you like) 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional 1 large or extra-large egg, lightly beaten Directions Preheat oven to 350 °F. Mix cauliflower rice, diced onion, shredded cheese and Italian seasoning in a large bowl. Stir egg into cauliflower mixture. Scoop mixture into mini or regular muffin tins coated to prevent sticking. The yield [...]

31 07, 2020

Roasted Tomato Salad

2020-07-31T13:47:51-04:00July 31st, 2020|Recipes|

Cherry tomatoes are delicious this time of year!  Roasting them, especially in a grill basket on the barbecue, creates a fantastic flavour.  This summer salad is a delicious side-dish, or could be topped with feta and chicken for a higher-protein meal! Ingredients 3 tbsp olive oil 1 lb cherry tomatoes 1 tsp sea salt ½ tsp ground black pepper ½ cup finely chopped scallions 1 tbsp red wine vinegar Instructions Brush the tomatoes with oil and sprinkle with spices. Cook on the grill on medium-high heat, using a metal vegetable basket. Turn/toss the tomatoes a few times, for about 15 minutes until they have browned slightly. [...]

19 07, 2020

Low Carb Flatbreads

2020-07-19T09:51:57-04:00July 19th, 2020|Recipes|

These low-carb, vegan flatbreads come together easily to form flexible sandwich wraps, tortillas or mini pizza crusts! Ingredients 2 tbsp whole psyllium husk 1/2 cup coconut flour (fine, no lumps - sifting helps) 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 cup lukewarm water 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt - optional For cooking - use appx 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil for pan (or any other oil of preference) Directions In a medium mixing bowl, combine the psyllium husk and coconut flour (make sure there are no lumps in the coconut flour before measuring). Add in the lukewarm [...]

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