Recipes

Thai Coconut Curry Soup

Thai Coconut Curry Soup

INGREDIENTS 2 cans (14-ounce/400 mL each)of premium coconut milk 1 heaping tablespoon (20 mL) of Thai curry paste the tender stems of 1 bunch of cilantro, rinsed well 2 chicken breasts, thinly sliced 2 cups (500 mL0 of chicken broth 1 carrot, shredded 4 or […]

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

INGREDIENTS 4 1/2 lbs chicken breasts 3 1/2 cups chunky salsa (use whatever heat level you are comfortable with) 3 1/2 cups chicken broth 1 tbsp + 1 tsp taco seasoning 1 1/2 cups frozen corn kernels 19 oz can black beans, drained and rinced […]

Easy Chocolate Cake

Easy Chocolate Cake

INGREDIENTS For the cake 225g/8oz plain flour 350g/12½oz caster sugar 85g/3oz cocoa powder 1½ tsp baking powder 1½ tsp bicarbonate of soda 2 free-range eggs 250ml/9fl oz milk 125ml/4½fl oz vegetable oil 2 tsp vanilla extract 250ml/9fl oz boiling water For the chocolate icing 200g/7oz […]

Spicy Honey-Glazed Salmon

Spicy Honey-Glazed Salmon

INGREDIENTS 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp paprika (I use smoked) Generous pinch of salt Several grinds black pepper 2 Tbsp honey 1 1/2 tsp cider vinegar 2 8-oz salmon filets Olive oil INSTRUCTIONS Preheat the broiler and […]

Broccoli and Cheese Stuffed Chicken

Broccoli and Cheese Stuffed Chicken

INGREDIENTS 3 (24 oz total) large chicken breast halves 1 large egg 2 tsp water 3/4 cup whole wheat seasoned breadcrumbs 2 cups broccoli floret, cooked, chopped small 5 slices reduced fat Swiss cheese (I used Lacy Swiss) salt spray oil toothpicks INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven […]

Low Carb Turkey Burger with Feta & Mint Yogurt Sauce

Low Carb Turkey Burger with Feta & Mint Yogurt Sauce

INGREDIENTS Burger 1 lb ground turkey 1/2 cup finely chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, minced/pressed Grated rind of 1 lemon (save juice for yogurt sauce) 1/4 tsp each salt & pepper 1/8 tsp ground cumin Sauce 1/4 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt 2 tbsp reduced […]

Smoked Salmon Egg Stuffed Avocados

Smoked Salmon Egg Stuffed Avocados

INGREDIENTS 4 avocados 4 oz smoked salmon 8 eggs Salt Black pepper Chili flakes Fresh dill INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 425°F. Halve the avocados remove the seed. If the hole looks small, scoop out a small bit at a time until it can hold an […]

Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

INGREDIENTS 3 ripe bananas, mashed 1/2 cup peanut or almond butter 1/4 cup honey 1/2 tsp salt 2 1/4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats 1/3 cup chocolate chips, raisins, or dried cranberries INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment paper. Mix together […]

Doughnut Muffins

Doughnut Muffins

INGREDIENTS For Muffin Batter 1 cup milk (low-fat is fine) 2 teaspoons lemon juice 12 tablespoons (1-1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened but still cool 1 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 cups all-purpose flour, spooned into measuring cup and leveled-off […]

Watermelon Smoothie

Watermelon Smoothie

INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 cups fresh seedless watermelon roughly chopped 1/2 heaping cup fresh or frozen pineapple roughly chopped 1/2 ripe banana roughly chopped 1/2 cup coconut water 2 tablespoons Greek yogurt 2 tablespoons lime juice INSTRUCTIONS Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend […]