Recipe: Mini Curried Lentil Pies

I created a curried lentil burger and then decided to turn it into a mini glutenfree pie for meatless monday with my friend who has celiac disease. The lentil pie was such a huge hit I had to post an online recipe to share it.

Top this quick and easy homemade veggie burger with labneh and microgreens. A great way to have a meatless BBQ or Braai.
Check out my other gluten free and meatless recipes.

Recipe: Pea Pie Crust

I love pie crust but I hate making pastry. I love pie crust but store bought crusts give me heartburn. I want a healthy pie crust. The perfect solution for a quick, easy and healthy pie crust is made with peas! Try my dietitian approved pea pie crust.

Cheryl RD Weighs in on Juice Cleanses and Pasta

Cheryl is a Registered Dietitian who wanted to share her expert opinion on the excessive amounts of sugar in juice cleanses and why she loves pasta so much.

How can juice cleanses be helpful? They overload the body with excessive amounts of sugar while depriving it of protein and fat.

We took a moment to talk about the barriers to healthy eating and weight management. Her opinion was that part of the problem is related to sleep, time and stress management.

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Make my low’ish carb lasagna tonight!

An easy recipe to follow for a professional tasting lasagna that doesn’t even have pasta in it.

You won’t miss lasagna noodles after you try this.

Serve it with homemade bruschetta.

In this recipe you’ll also find my secret pasta sauce recipe. The 2 tsp of sugar I add help take away some of the acidity from the tomatoes.

WTF is a nutrition buzzword

The latest on nutrition found here. Buzzwords are used on food labels to convince consumers that the food may be healthier than it really is. Read more for my thoughts

Fish Cake recipe

A detailed recipe on how to make the best fish cakes ever with tips from the kitchen of a Registered Dietitian. These fishcakes are easy on the budget and make great leftovers, a perfect healthy fastfood! The general consensus of Alberta Government is that pregnant women should choose light tuna before white and albacore tuna as it contains less mercury. While pregnant it is also best to avoid other high mercury fishes such as shark, swordfish, orange roughy, marlin, and escolar.

Fibre in a jar

A quick tip to share! Take a resealable jar and use a funnel to fill it with flax (seed) meal, oat bran and wheat germ. Shake well to mix. Keep it in reaching distance of your stovetop. Add your new fibre mix to stir fries that need thickening, soups, hot cereals and smoothies. You’ll be…

Recipe: Oven roasted cilantro lime halibut

Try your hand at a professional looking yet relatively simple halibut dish. Cilantro and lime oven roasted halibut!

The light flavors of this fish dish are sure to please everyone at your next meatless monday dinner party.