Shrimp and Avocado Ceviche in Endive

Shrimp and Avocado Ceviche in Endive

Fresh shrimp delicately cooked in lime juice and tossed with tomato, avocado and chiles.  Serve with endive leaves for a delicious, healthy and light low carb appetizer. There aren’t all that many things that give away my Canadian origin these days.  My accent, which has never been particularly strong (I don’t sound remotely like Bob […]

Mini Bacon Guacamole Cups – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

Mini Bacon Cups

Happy Birthday, Canada!  Okay, now that we have that little bit of patriotism out of the way, here’s a little treat.  A fantastically delicious treat, made of two of my favourite foods ever.  Bacon, oh how I love you, my smoky salty crispy friend.  And guacamole, you creamy, dreamy combo of avocados, garlic, jalapenos and […]

20 Great Low Carb Recipes for Father’s Day

Low Carb Brie and Caramelized Onion Stuffed Burger

Father’s Day is Sunday and if you are at all like me, you haven’t planned a darn thing.  You may have purchased a present online a little late in the game and it hasn’t arrived yet.  You’ll probably grab your kids and head out on Saturday to grab a few small items for them to […]

Spicy Candied Bacon – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

Low Carb Spicy Candied Bacon

Sugar-free candied bacon with chipotle.  The tastiest snack in all the world. Let’s face it, bacon is just about the best invention ever.  Whosoever thought to themselves “hey, let’s take this piece of fatty pork belly and slice it really thin, and smoke the hell out of it and make it super salty to preserve […]

Coconut Crusted Mahi Mahi Nuggets – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

Low Carb Coconut Crusted Mahi Mahi

As a parent of small, impressionable children, I am always fighting against the tide of fast food commercials, with their bright amusing images and catchy jingles.  Everyone is always having a good time, it seems, when they are chowing down on trans-fat french fries and guzzling sugar sodas.  These coconut crusted mahi mahi nuggets are […]

Homemade Mascarpone Cheese

Homemade Mascarpone Cheese

You asked for it!  Rich, creamy homemade mascarpone is so ridiculously easy, you have no excuse not to make it! Never underestimate the power of social media.  Oh sure, Twitter, Facebook and the like can lead to the dissipation of our time and energy in unproductive pursuits. I myself have fallen down a few social […]

Parmesan Garlic & Rosemary Cocktail Nuts – Pompeian Grapeseed Oil

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pompeian. All opinions are 100% mine. I can honestly say that I have never changed the oil on my car.  That is not to say it’s never been changed, but that I’ve never been the one to do it.  I wouldn’t even know where […]

Muesli Cream Pies – Gluten-Free Snacks for Kids

Gluten-Free Muesli Cream Pies

Oatmeal Cream Pies get a nutritious and tasty makeover with gluten-free Muesli.  A great healthy snack for kids.  This recipe has been entered into a contest on Bob’s Red Mill.  I’d love it if you’d stop on by and vote for you favourite!  Vote Here. I am always up for a challenge.  Ah, who am […]

Thai Curry Chicken Wings – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

Homemade Thai Red Curry Paste

Crispy baked chicken wings marinated in coconut milk and brushed with spicy hot homemade Thai curry paste.  The perfect appetizer or entree. I am of the firm belief that chicken wings should be a food group all on their own. Done well, they are heavenly and can provide all the nutrition you need. Protein, fat, […]

Dark Chocolate Covered Walnuts – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

Low Carb Chocolate Covered Nuts

Heart heathy, omega 3 rich walnuts, enrobed in sugar-free dark chocolate.  A truly healthy indulgence. In my world, chocolate is a health food.  I readily admit that my world might be a very mixed up, strange place to be, but chocolate as health food is not as strange as it may sound.  I once declared […]

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