I love quinoa in any shape or form. Well, except in breakfast cereal and bars (do you have good recipe?! Please share). Quinoa makes amazing side dish, salad or a casserole (my favourite). It is new superfood and for a good reason – full of protein, complex carbs and high in soluble fiber. And it cooks in 12 minutes versus 45 minutes like brown rice does. Quinoa can be pricey if bought in small packages. That’s why I always buy TruRoots 4lb bag of quinoa at Costco. Making quinoa cakes…
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Happy Monday! If Monday can ever be happy?! I think Sunday night is worse.:) 2 weeks ago Canada celebrated Thanksgiving. Meet our dinner – healthy chicken thighs stuffed with feta and dill, rolled in Panko breadcrumbs and baked for only 25 minutes. Super easy chicken recipe! I haven’t done roll ups in years and was intimidated at first, for no reason. You don’t even need to use toothpicks – the roll ups won’t unroll.:) If you are like me and can’t handle eating huge turkey 2 months in…
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I just got back from an 8 day camping trip (I know!) and made a similar salad sans edamame and a fancy dressing, while having my friend Nicole over for dinner at our campsite one night. I’m amazed still being married and I’m not shocked I’m not a hot dog, S’mores and Lays girl. Give me my clean food!
Healthy, low fat and quick dip, perfect for summer BBQ. Oven or grill roasted eggplant combined with seasonal bell peppers, fresh parsley & basil, and savoury feta cheese. Full of vitamins, nutrients, fiber and antioxidants. Serve with multigrain or whole wheat pita chips and it will be gone! Only 51 calories and 1 WW point + per 1/4 cup serving.
Follow my blog with Bloglovin It’s time to dilute the flooding of no bake chocolate fudge, protein chia macaroons and double chocolate protein cookies with something savoury. Do you have friends? I do. Not many but we do. Do you have those friends who think everything tastes better with butter and cream? I do. Love them! Great people! So a couple of weeks ago me and Alex invited the butter-cream friends over for dinner. Besides making cilantro lime BBQ ribs, rosemary roasted potatoes and a crisp watermelon &…
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Yes, pasta salad can be healthy…No white pasta drowning in mayo in this healthy pasta salad recipe. Only fresh and good for you ingredients: whole wheat pasta, ripe tomatoes, reduced fat feta cheese, fresh dill, fragrant garlic and…coconut oil. The taste is exquisite! And it’s a pasta salad!
The Greek classic without the guilt and still full of flavour. Healthy spinach and feta pie with no crust. High in protein, calcium & vitamin C. Only 110 calories and 3 WW points +. Essentially, it is unwrapped spanakopita baked as a pie. Just the filling, no pastry. Made with fresh herbs, light feta cheese and frozen spinach, this pie is a great healthy alternative to green cupcakes this St. Patrick’s Day.