Delicious, flavourful food that supports a nutritious and healthy lifestyle. I believe in a balanced diet, not in a diet of deprivation. I believe in using fresh, local ingredients.
Roasted Broccoli and Tomato Salad with Lemon Leave a comment Read more »

Roasted Broccoli and Tomato Salad with Lemon

Roasted Broccoli and Tomato Salad with Lemon This is another really easy side dish that is brightened up by the lemon. Adding the tomatoes completely transforms this dish. The lemon adds such a great depth of flavour and freshness that it makes this a perfect…

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Tuscan Bean Soup

Tuscan Bean Soup Haha, I keep throwing out these titles like they are accurate!  Again to me this constitutes Tuscan and that is that!  If you don’t add enough stock here it comes out like pea soup and that is not necessarily the texture you…

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Slow Cooker Chicken

Slow Cooker Chicken I love this recipe because it’s so easy.  There are so many things I was tempted to add but then I decided I wanted as few ingredients as possible. Because this is being cooked slowly in a moist environment there is leeway…

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Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi This is my rendition of the classic Italian dish.  This comes together in minutes and easily impresses.  Don’t skip the butter at the end in the interest in saving calories because at 40 calories (or 10 calories per person) you can’t beat the…

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Soy and Sesame Glazed Scallops

Soy and Sesame Glazed Scallops I love recipes that take minutes to prepare and look so impressive; this is one of those! Serves 4 1 tbsp brown sugar 1 tsp cornstarch 2 tsbp sodium reduced soy sauce 10 dashes sesame oil ½ Cup cold water…

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Here you’ll find recipes that taste indulgent but aren’t; I take my favourite naughty foods and make them nice! I believe in getting more bang for your proverbial buck; less fat equals more food with a smaller waistline.
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