13 04, 2020

Leftover Ham, Broccoli, and Mozzarella Bake

2020-04-13T16:13:32-04:00April 13th, 2020|Recipes|

This is a delicious way to use leftover ham to make a satisfying low-carb dish for breakfast, lunch or dinner!  Feel free to switch up the protein, veggies and cheese to make this dish your own. Adapted from a recipe from: Ingredients: 6 cups chopped broccoli (or any combo of free veggies) 2 cups diced ham (or any leftover meat, you could combine whatever you wish) 1/3 cup thinly sliced green onion (if you don’t have green onion, ¼ cup diced white or red onion) 1 cup mozzarella cheese (or combo of mozzarella & cheddar, with some Parmesan is [...]

3 04, 2020

Roma Tomatoes Parmesan

2020-04-03T15:42:27-04:00April 3rd, 2020|Recipes|

These roasted tomatoes are delicious as an appetizer or side dish. As the weather improves, try making them on the BBQ!  Thanks to one of our patients for passing this recipe along from the Produce Depot flyer. Ingredients: 12 ripe Roma tomatoes 2/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese Salt and pepper, to taste 2 tablespoons fresh basil, finely chopped ¾ cup fresh chives, chopped ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil Instructions: Preheat oven to broil.  Choose a dozen firm, red, ripe Roma tomatoes. Wash them well. Cut each tomato in half lengthwise and place on a baking sheet with cut [...]

27 03, 2020

Shredded Pork Casserole

2020-03-27T13:39:41-04:00March 27th, 2020|Recipes|

A delicious, hearty casserole that could be paired with cauli- or broccoli-rice or eaten on its own. Adding a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese and more hot sauce before eating really enhances the flavour! This casserole is reminiscent of my grandmother, who would put together lots of random foods in a casserole dish in order to avoid wasting anything.  Somehow, her casseroles (or “goop” as my father and I would call it) always tasted wonderful.  This recipe was made with 4 inexpensive ingredients: pork loins that were 40% off, frozen green beans, a can of soup ($0.88), and cheese (on sale). [...]

6 03, 2020

Instant Pot Cabbage soup with Ground Beef

2020-03-06T07:38:59-05:00March 6th, 2020|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 lb ground beef 1 tsp sea salt ¼ tsp black pepper 1 lb shredded coleslaw mix 1 15-oz can diced tomatoes (with liquid) 6 cups beef bone broth (or any broth - beef, chicken, or vegetable) 1 tbsp Italian seasoning ½ tsp garlic powder (or more if you love garlic) 2 medium bay leaves (optional) Instructions: • Press the Sauté button on the Instant Pot. Add the oil and chopped onions. Cook for about 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions start to brown. • Add ground beef to the Instant [...]

28 02, 2020

Reuben Chopped Salad

2020-02-28T07:47:12-05:00February 28th, 2020|Recipes|

1 large head romaine lettuce, shredded ½ lb deli style corned beef, thinly sliced 1 cup Swiss cheese, shredded 1 cup sauerkraut 2 tbsp caraway seeds 2 tbsp chives, chopped Russian Dressing: ½ cup mayonnaise ¼ cup ketchup 1 tbsp spicy mustard ½ tbsp Worcestershire sauce ½ tbsp fresh parsley, chopped ½ tbsp fresh chives, chopped ½ tsp fresh dill, chopped • Divide chopped romaine evenly between four plates. • In a large bowl, combine corned beef, Swiss cheese and sauerkraut. • Divide mixture among the four plates of lettuce. • Sprinkle caraway seeds and chives over top of each [...]

21 02, 2020

Cauliflower Pizza Muffins

2020-02-21T07:30:26-05:00February 21st, 2020|Recipes|

These muffins have all the flavour of pizza without the doughy crust! Perfect for a quick lunch on the go. Ingredients: 3 cups riced cauliflower 3 large eggs ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 ½ cups shredded cheese ¾ cup almond flour ½ teaspoon baking powder 12 teaspoons pizza sauce 3-4 pepperoni sticks (sliced) ½ cup shredded cheese for tops Instructions: • Heat oven to 350°F. Line a muffin tray with parchment or silicone liners OR spray generously with spray oil. • In a large bowl, stir together the cauliflower, eggs, salt, basil, oregano, [...]

13 02, 2020

Avocado Egg Cups

2020-02-13T09:59:54-05:00February 13th, 2020|Recipes|

AVOCADO EGG CUPS Ingredients: 1 large avocado, halved and pitted 2 large eggs Salt and Pepper to taste Optional toppings: Diced tomato Diced red onion Crumbled bacon Grated cheese Chopped herbs Salsa and sour cream Method: • Preheat the oven to 350F. • Put the avocado halves cut side up in a small baking dish. • Crack an egg into the centre of each avocado half and sprinkle with salt and pepper. • Place in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes, until the egg is cooked to your desired doneness. • Top with any toppings if desired, and enjoy! [...]

7 02, 2020

Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup

2020-02-07T07:33:23-05:00February 7th, 2020|Recipes|

Ingredients: 3 sweet red peppers, quartered 3 tomatoes, halved lengthwise 5 large cloves garlic, peeled 1 large onion, cut in thick wedges 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 tsp each salt, dried thyme, rosemary and basil leaves 1/4 tsp pepper 3 cups (750 mL) chicken or vegetable broth 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar Sour cream and fresh basil leaves Preparation: • Place peppers and tomatoes, cut side up, on large foil-lined baking sheet; add garlic and onion. • In small bowl, combine oil, salt, thyme, rosemary, basil and pepper; brush over vegetables. • Roast on bottom rack of 450°F (230°C) oven for [...]

31 01, 2020

Slow cooker Cuban Style Beef

2020-01-31T11:03:50-05:00January 31st, 2020|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 boneless beef chuck roast 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp ground cumin Salt Pepper 2 tsp olive or coconut oil 1 large onion 1 large green pepper 1 large red pepper 2 cloves garlic 2 tbsp water 1 can crushed tomatoes ½ C pimiento-stuffed green olives Directions: • Rub the beef chuck roast with oregano, cumin, and ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil on medium-high until very hot. Brown roast on all sides. Transfer to 6- to 7-quart slow cooker bowl. • To skillet, add onions, green and red peppers, garlic, water, and [...]

24 01, 2020

Creamy Spinach Stuffed Salmon

2020-01-24T07:23:10-05:00January 24th, 2020|Recipes|

INGREDIENTS Salmon: 4 skinless salmon fillets Salt and pepper to season 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons olive oil divided 1 tablespoon unsalted butter Filling: 4 oz (120 g) cream cheese at room temp 4 oz (120 g) frozen spinach thawed 1/4 cup finely grated parmesan cheese 2 teaspoons minced garlic Salt and pepper, to taste Optional Garlic Butter: 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon lemon juice INSTRUCTIONS • Place each salmon fillet on a flat surface. Season both sides with salt, pepper, 1 tablespoon olive oil and lemon juice. Cut a slit or pocket about [...]

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