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Gluten Free Chia and Nut Bread

This is a heavy, crunchy, nutty bread that fills you up to the brim. I have a slice with an egg, grilled tomato and mushrooms for breakfast, and it holds me until lunch without a single hunger pang.  It is full of good fats and fiber. Pumpkin seeds are a good source of vitamin E […]


Low Calorie Garlic Shrimp with Asparagus

Easy and Fast Sometimes you just need food in a hurry and you just don’t have time to prepare anything.  You want it to be gluten free, low calorie and really tasty because you worked really hard and you deserve it. Well here is a really fast recipe that is ready in 10 minutes. No […]


Low Carb Sheperds Pie

Instead of using mashed potato, this recipe uses rutabaga. It has 50 calories per cup compared to potatoes, which has 116. There is also low fat ground turkey, which weighs in at only 165 calories for 1/4 lb instead of high fat beef. So here we have a highly satisfying, tasty, filling meal for under […]


Gluten Free Artichoke Pesto Parmesan Quinoa drops

There seem to be thousands of Quinoa recipes out there at the moment.   It is not a true grain and is closer related to beets, spinach and tumble weed. It originates from the Andean region and has been proven to have been eaten  3000-4000 years ago.  The Incas considered it to be sacred and called […]


Marinated Wild Alaskan Salmon

Fish farms mass produce fish in a small enclosed ocean cage,  so they can produce high quantities of fish, at a low cost to the consumer.  The problem with method of fish production is three fold. 75% of the worlds fish farms are over maximum capacity because they have run out of the wild foraged […]


Gluten Free Quinoa Burgers

If you want a healthy but tasty alternative to the highly processed burgers you buy in the store, here is a delicious recipe for you.


The Tree of Life Low Calorie Cauliflower Roast

A tasty way of eating cauliflower. Roasted with garlic and onions and thyme. Are you always trying to find quick and easy way’s of making healthy, low calorie vegetable lunches?  This one looks very pretty, but only takes a few minutes to prepare. You can served it with a fresh salad and my balsamic salad […]


Soggy Shrimp and flavorless Green beans

My husband cooks for me every year. This year it was frozen Shrimp and frozen green beans. The kitchen was a bit of a mess afterwards, but it was so nice to have such a lovely break from the endless chores.  I didn’t like the green beans, they disintegrated on contact.  The shrimp didn’t really […]


Succulent Rosemary Roasted Chicken

Having been a vegetarian for many years, I had no skills with cooking chicken. I tried many roasted chicken recipes and had many disasters.  It always seemed dry and quite lacking in flavor. My husband is a meat eater and to compromise, so I agreed to cook him chicken ( I am hoping my next […]


Dill Poached Cod with Duchess Potatoes

2 lbs Fresh Wild Cod 2-3 Green Zucchini Finely Sliced 2-3 Carrots, Peeled and Finely Cut into Batons 3 Green Onions Finely Sliced 4 Cloves Garlic – Crushed 1/2 Cup White Wine 1/2 Stick Butter 1 tbsp Capers Sprig Fresh Dill for each portion 2 Lemons Squeezed and for garnish Fresh Ground Salt Fresh Ground […]


Turkey Burgers with Horseradish Aioli

Make Like a Famous Chef If you like something a little more flavorful than the regular burger, this is the one for you. It will hold up at any summer dinner party or BBQ.  These are a vegetable and flavor packed burger.  The Aioli is really one of the best sauces and it can pair […]


Slow Cooked Spanish Chicken

A mildly spiced, colorful dish inspired by the Aztecs and Spanish colonists. It lends itself to chicken taco’s, Spanish chicken with salad, quesadillas, enchiladas and burritos.  Also delicious when simply served with rice and salad. 2 Organic free range chicken breasts 1 TBSP olive oil 1 cup chicken broth 2 tomatoes diced 1 chopped sweet […]


Gourmet Turkey Chilli

Another Turkey Chilli Recipe.  Why is this one any different? Well the bouillon cubes give it a richness of flavor that I find most other recipes lack. If it’s too hot,  all you can taste is the heat and your mouth goes numb.   This chilli is rich and flavorful but low fat and healthy. When […]


Roasted Rosemary Ratatouille

As  cold earth sleeps below and wind and rain rage with madness above, while spring beckons, sit then, quietly….. in patience and at length, summer does come. The perfect bold and hearty meal.  Rosemary, garlic and tomato infusing together to delight the senses.   Perfect for dark snowy days and long cold winter nights by the […]

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