Chocolate Avocado Pudding

While There are several versions of this pudding on the internet - I played around with it to make it suitable for my very clean, low carb high fat program which essentially involved using Monk Fruit (Luo Han Gho) as a sweetener instead of the traditional maple syrup, honey or sugar.  The trick is to … Continue reading Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Salad Dressing – Could it be the most important part of your salad?

                    I have always loved salad dressing.  As a young child I was often caught drinking the salad dressing from the bottom of my bowl and to this day there is nothing more annoying to me than a "dry" salad or a salad with just a hint of dressing...I mean really??? … Continue reading Salad Dressing – Could it be the most important part of your salad?

Allergies….Coming Soon – is there anything you can do??

It seems that we have been waiting for Spring for an eternity and all of a sudden after a seemingly endless winter,  it appears that yes, Spring will be coming after all this year.  Many of us are rejoicing  but for others, this is a bittersweet time. These  people are bracing themselves for their next … Continue reading Allergies….Coming Soon – is there anything you can do??

Red Cabbage Salad – And Raw vs Cooked Vegetables

One of my favourite ways to eat vegetables is in salad form - I love the crunch and the freshness, to say nothing of my undying love for a good vinaigrette. I spent hours, when I first learned to cook, getting down the right ratio of oil to vinegar to yield just the right tang that … Continue reading Red Cabbage Salad – And Raw vs Cooked Vegetables

Sprouts – Tiny, Mighty & Delicious

Ever wonder what the big deal is with sprouts?  For many people they are something that occasionally pops up on one of those strange vegetarian sandwiches or they look like pretty garnish on a salad - sometimes they eat them sometimes not...what's up with this strange looking stuff?? It tuns out that  sprouts are one of … Continue reading Sprouts – Tiny, Mighty & Delicious

Meatballs in Tomato sauce

Who says you have to have long slimy strings of wheat to enjoy meatballs in tomato sauce???  No way!  Whether you have a spiralizer and can make some zucchini noodles, or bake a spagetti squash or serve these over a mountain of steamed greens OR bake some giant portobello mushrooms brushed with a bit of … Continue reading Meatballs in Tomato sauce