Thandi Gets Real About Groceries in the BVI

Thandi talks to me about the inspiring Richard Branson, cooking disasters and the Candida diet. She believes that the government should focus more on agriculture in the Caribbean to promote local farming. Thandi is another example to prove that nutrition and healthy don’t have absolute definitions. She even shares how she has found ways to eat healthy with her barriers of working in confined spaces for long periods of time in the British Virgin Islands.

What Does a Respiratory Therapist Think of Nutrition?

Have you heard of Pickwickian syndrome?

Lauren is a Respiratory Therapist in PEI who has heard of Pickwickian syndrome. She is pretty passionate about it and she’s passionate about feeding her young boys organic food. She loves to cook alone and thinks that making small changes is the key to success for making large changes in your lifestyle.

James Fell, nutrition month and lasagna

Read what syndicated columnist James Fell has on his mind about nutrition. I asked him some difficult questions and he came up with some great answers.

His lasagna recipe is linked here too!

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.

The Eight Best Ways to use Turkey Dinner Leftovers

My top seven meal ideas for using your holiday dinner leftovers. From brussels sprouts au gratin to BBQ chili nachos I’ve got tasty, fast creative ideas for your leftover turkey.

The turkey, cranberry and brie melts are sure to please the foodies in every family.

My leftover brussels sprouts au gratin is made in a glass casserole dish or pie plate with a bottom base of chopped sprouts followed by a light dusting of grated parmesan cheese. Next we layer chopped turkey, mashed potatoes, onions and cheese onto the sprouts. We top the dish with green onions and ham for a colorful finish that provides a wonderful flavor palate and texture.

Recipe: Bobotie

Bobotie is a South African curry style dish that is inspired by Cape Malay and Cape Dutch backgrounds. The curry used in the simple dish is a yellow malay curry and you can add more spices like Jeera and Panchpuran if you own them.

Bobotie is typically served with a yellow rice and perhaps a salad on the side. I like to serve it with sweet potatoes, beets and peas!

Please enjoy my Bobotie recipe, my husband from Cape Town just loves it!

Flour free pancakes

A quick and easy healthy pancake recipe that is flourless and can be altered to be glutenfree. It’s fast, it’s easy and it tastes good, better yet it is a healthy pancake recipe too!
They are loaded with things that’ll keep you feeling full like fibre from the raspberries and protein from the oat bran and eggs.

Wonton recipes that’ll blow your mind

A selection of my favourite to make and share wonton recipes including mexitons and currytons. They are easy to make, use up your leftovers and are an eye catching way to plate up your appetizers.

Various healthy and easy wonton recipes that are very tasty.

Recipe: Curry

Calgary based Registered Dietitian, Emma, shares her favourite Indian style curry recipe. This high fibre curry recipe can easily be made into a vegetarian dish by adding extra beans, paneer or tofu instead of poultry.

How should I serve leftovers? CURRY POUTINE!

Recipe tips from a nutrition expert, Dietitianeats AKA Emma on how to serve your leftovers over and over without getting complaints. These easy additions are sure to please your family or guests!

Try adding curry poutine, meatball subs and Tex-mex salad to your meal repertoire. This will decrease meal fatigue from serving too much of the same leftovers. Yes- curry poutine!