Side Dishes

6 10, 2017

Bread Free Stuffing

2018-06-04T14:34:09+00:00October 6th, 2017|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 lbs ground beef or ground pork sausages 8 pieces of bacon, chopped 2 sweet potatoes, diced 2 onions, diced ½ container of mushrooms 2 apples, diced 1 cup of dried cranberries 1 cup of chopped walnuts 1 garlic clove, minced 2 eggs, beaten ¼ cup of turkey broth or chicken broth ¼ cup of butter, melted 1 tsp of poultry seasoning Salt and pepper to taste Directions: • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cover a baking sheet with foil, throw in diced sweet potatoes, and sprinkle with olive oil and salt and pepper. Bake for about 15-20 minutes [...]

7 07, 2017

Easy Classic Deviled Eggs

2018-06-04T14:34:11+00:00July 7th, 2017|Recipes|

Deviled eggs make a delicious and healthy snack- perfect with summer salads, or for picnics and potlucks. Ingredients 6 hard-cooked eggs, peeled and cut lengthwise ¼ cup Mayonnaise or Salad Dressing ½ teaspoon dry ground mustard ½ teaspoon white vinegar ? teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper Paprika for garnish Cooking Instructions Pop out (remove) the egg yolks to a small bowl and mash with a fork. Add mayonnaise, mustard powder, vinegar, salt and pepper and mix thoroughly. Fill the empty egg whites with the mixture and sprinkle lightly with paprika. Cover lightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for [...]

7 04, 2017

Sicilian Eggplant with Ricotta Salata

2018-06-04T14:34:15+00:00April 7th, 2017|Recipes|

Recipe and photo courtesy of Food and Drink Magazine, Holiday 2010. Ingredients: • 2 lbs eggplant, cut into ¾-inch cubes • 2 tbsp olive oil • 2 tbsp chopped onion • 1 can (796mL) Italian tomatoes, coarsely chopped with their juices • 1 tsp chopped garlic • ½ tsp hot pepper flakes • 3 tbsp shredded basil leaves • Salt and freshly ground pepper • 6 oz ricotta salata or 6 oz grated parmesan cheese Directions: 1. Salt eggplant and let sit in a colander for 30 minutes or until juice leeches out. Use paper towels to pat dry. 2. [...]

16 12, 2016

Bread Free Stuffing

2018-06-04T14:34:17+00:00December 16th, 2016|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 lbs ground beef or ground pork sausages 8 pieces of bacon, chopped 2 sweet potatoes, diced 2 onions, diced ½ container of mushrooms 2 apples, diced 1 cup of dried cranberries 1 cup of chopped walnuts 1 garlic clove, minced 2 eggs, beaten ¼ cup of turkey broth or chicken broth ¼ cup of butter, melted 1 tsp of poultry seasoning Salt and pepper to taste Directions: • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cover a baking sheet with foil, throw in diced sweet potatoes, and sprinkle with olive oil and salt and pepper. Bake for about 15-20 minutes [...]

25 11, 2016

Mock Mashed Potatoes

2018-06-04T14:34:18+00:00November 25th, 2016|Recipes|

This is a delicious side-dish that's low-carb and packed with flavour! Thank you to N.D. for this great recipe. Ingredients • 1 small head of cauliflower • ½ cup broth • salt & pepper • 3 tbsp parmesan cheese Directions 1) Steam cauliflower in broth in a large pot. Test with fork after 10 minutes to see if tender. 2) Drain, mash with a potato masher. 3) Stir in cheese, salt & pepper. 4) Serve! Exchanges Count each serving as scant protein.

19 08, 2016

Grilled Zucchini Hummus

2018-06-04T14:34:19+00:00August 19th, 2016|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 large zucchini (about 1lb) ¼ cup tahini (sesame seed butter, roasted if available) 3 to 4 cloves garlic 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp smoked paprika ½ tsp salt Method: • Heat grill to high. • Trim the ends off the zucchini then slice it in half lengthwise. If the seeds are large and watery scrape them out and discard them. • Place the zucchini on the grill, cut side up, then reduce the heat to low. Cook for 10 minutes, or until just lightly browned and starting to get tender. Set aside to cool. [...]

5 08, 2016

Cauli-Rice

2018-06-04T14:34:19+00:00August 5th, 2016|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 cauliflower head 4 tbsp olive oil 1 cup chopped red bell peppers 1 cup sliced mushrooms 1 bunch green onions, chopped 2 tbsp fresh chopped parsley Favorite seasonings Method: • Rinse the cauliflower head under cold water and cut into small sections. • Place cut cauliflower into the food processor and pulse or chop until the cauliflower looks like grains of rice; set aside. • Spray a large sauté pan with cooking spray or use 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add all veggies except cauliflower to the sauté pan. Sauté all veggies under medium heat until they are [...]

24 06, 2016

Cauliflower Mock Potato Salad

2018-06-04T14:34:20+00:00June 24th, 2016|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 large head cauliflower, cut into bite sized pieces 3 hardboiled eggs, chopped 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 3 tablespoons sour cream ¼ cup sweet pickle relish 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion 1 tablespoon mustard 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper Directions: Bring a pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add chopped cauliflower; cover and cook for 5 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water to cool. Combine cauliflower and all remaining ingredients. Chill for at least 30 minutes to allow flavours to blend. When ready to serve, taste and add salt and pepper as [...]

11 03, 2016

Herb Salmon Dip

2018-06-04T14:34:22+00:00March 11th, 2016|Recipes|

Ingredients: 6 oz cream cheese, softened 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon lime juice ½ teaspoon fine sea salt 2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill ? teaspoon ground black pepper One 7 ½ oz can salmon, drained 2 green onions, thinly sliced Method: • In a medium sized bowl, combine the cream cheese, mayonnaise, lime juice, salt, dill, and pepper; mix until well combined and smooth. • Gently stir in the salmon and green onions. • Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days. • Serve with chopped [...]

12 02, 2016

Guacamole Deviled Eggs

2018-06-04T14:34:22+00:00February 12th, 2016|Recipes|

Ingredients: 6 large hard boiled eggs, cooled and peeled 2 ripe avocados ¼ cup cilantro, finely chopped 1 tablespoon chives, finely chopped 1 tablespoon lime juice ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes Chili powder, for garnish Instructions: • Cut eggs in half and remove yolks. • In a bowl, mash yolks and avocados. • Stir in cilantro, chives, lime juice, salt, and red pepper flakes. • Scoop filling into egg whites. • Refrigerate until serving. • Sprinkle with chili powder. • Serve! Makes 6 servings of two half eggs each. Count each serving as 1 protein and 1½ [...]

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