The Best Dessert EVER - Only 3 Ingredients!

The Best Dessert EVER – Only 3 Ingredients!

  Oh, sweet Christmas! This is the time of year when sweets and decadent desserts abound.  Making healthy choices and maintaining balanced blood sugar during Christmas celebrations is tricky at best.  There is a great solution! It can be found in The Best Dessert EVER – Only 3 Ingredients, and how it benefits blood sugar …read more

Crispy Parmesan Cauliflower Bites

Crispy Parmesan Cauliflower Bites

This recipe is my variation of a neat vegan recipe from the folks at That Sugar Film.  Cauliflower is such a nutritious vegetable, and it has a very neutral mild taste – which makes it very versatile. These bites will go great with a casual meal or they can be eaten as a healthy snack. …read more

Pita Wrap Bread - Gluten Free

Pita Wrap Bread – Gluten Free

This is a recipe by Jennafer Ashley that my husband found on a paleo website.  Arrowroot, the main ingredient, is quite unusual and is very healthy.  Arrowroot is loaded with vitamins and minerals, protein and a form of starch that helps maintain your body’s healthy pH balance. I have adjusted Jennafer’s recipe slightly, labelled as …read more

Quinoa Cheesy Garlic Bread

Quinoa Cheesy Garlic Bread

Here is a really delicious and healthy gluten free recipe that can be a pizza crust or a version of an old favorite – garlic cheese bread. Nutritionally – it contains both protein and fiber from the quinoa. The original recipe is by Amanda Finks. See the Variation below to make an easy, low glycemic and gluten free pizza …read more

Very Easy Quinoa Thin Pizza Crust

Very Easy Quinoa Thin Pizza Crust

This is a good, healthy quinoa pizza crust recipe from Alyssa Rimmer. It is easy to make and tastes great.  I have adjusted the original recipe slightly. Quinoa provides both fiber and protein, which makes this pizza crust low glycemic and healthy.  The way to keep this a truly healthy pizza is by adding whole foods …read more

Eastern Pomegranate Salad

Eastern Pomegranate Salad

This salad is easy to make, tastes great and is loaded with nutrients – fiber, protein and antioxidants. The pomegranate seeds add color, a sweet refreshing flavor and some crunch. The salad will keep well in the fridge for a day or so, and tastes good the second day because the flavors meld nicely. Prep …read more

Arugula Salad with Quinoa and Beets

Arugula Salad with Quinoa and Beets

Here’s  an interesting and delicious salad.  The mixture of textures from the quinoa, the goat cheese and the greens is really nice, and the flavour from the arugula and goat cheese add a bit of zing.  I have adjusted the original recipe slightly. The recipe comes from Allrecipes.com (original recipe is available here) Enjoy!   Prep …read more

Beet Hummus

Beet Hummus

Here is an interesting new twist on Hummus. Beets are a super healthy veggie – full of antioxidants. The recipe was in a digital newsletter I received from Margaret Dron (Gluten Free Expo).  Thank you, Margaret. I omitted the tahini, although I could have used unsweetened nut butter (like almond butter).  The hummus was quite …read more

Flourless Quinoa Blueberry Cake

Flourless Quinoa Blueberry Cake

This unusual, gluten free, healthy dessert is an alternative for regular cake.  The quinoa is packed with protein and fiber, which keeps the cake from being high glycemic (keeps it from causing blood sugar issues).  I have made slight adjustments to the original recipe from Allrecipes.com.   Prep time:  5 minutes for the cake, 10 …read more

Pumpkin Muffins - Gluten Free

Pumpkin Muffins – Gluten Free

Pumpkin is a very healthy vegetable that contains lots of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants fiber, and some protein. And pumpkin  makes really tasty, nutritious muffins!  The gluten free flours in this recipe are packed with fiber and protein, and neutralize the glycemic impact of the small amount of sugar (meaning these muffins won’t cause blood sugar issues!). …read more