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Cauliflower "Couscous" Salad

Like a couscous salad without the couscous. Just a good way to get more vegetables into your diet or to make great use of cauliflower!

Skillet Cornbread - Sundried Tomatoes

This version is my tomato version of skillet cornbread.

Gnocchis and Sausages in Curry Sauce

This meal is a quick fix dinner from leftover (sausages and pasta sauce)!

Balsamic Quinoa Salad

Nice Summer/ Fall salad with fresh strawberries, feta cheese and basil...

Beef and broccoli

From leftover to a quick easy week dinner!

Eggplant and Mixed Veggie Curry

Roasted veggies (bean sprout, onion, green pepper) and eggplant with a touch of curry

Asian Cucumber Salad

Bean sprout, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, lime juice, plus the little touch...

Guacamole - Pineapple twist

A sweet twist with a kick to your traditional guacamole!

Egg and Sausages Polenta

Inspired from "The Champions Cookbook - Runner's World"...

Radish and Celery Salad (with Malt and Dill Vinaigrette)

Just fresh! Mix in with iceberg lettuce...

Hummingbird Lemon Cake

Perfect for an afternoon tea ... or a light desert ...
Inspired from Hungry Girl Recipe ... no frosting!

Chicken and Black Beans Enchiladas with Mole Sauce

This was my special meal for Cinco de Mayo...

Figs and PB Balls

14 large balls (70gr) or 28 small!

Ham and Tomato Loaf

Turn the left over ham into a different dinner! Just mix all ingredients in food processor, bake for 35 min and enjoy.

Ham and Pineapple Hot Sandwich

Like a stir-fry on a thin bun covered with a sweet sauce!

Beet Summer Salad

Beet salad with cantaloupe and strawberries, on spinach bed and balsamic vinaigrette

Spinach Avocado Warm Salad

Just toss in a pan to warm up diced ingredients ... et voila! One of my favorite weekend lunches!

Hot & Sweet Pepper Pumpkin Puree

This puree is hot and sweet - one tbsp on a burger or with grilled fish. The key ingredient is the chipotal pepper - because it has a smokey flavor, it gives this puree a nice finish...

Rainbow apple and bacon stuffing

Rainbow salad (Mann's) with apple and bacon... I prepare it and use it with pork tenderloins (not in calculation).

Scones - Apple and Peach greek yogurt

Whip up a batch of these scones on a busy week night and wrap the leftovers individually in plastic wrap for breakfast on the go.
No egg - and greek yogurt : more proteins and very low on fat!

Tortillas - Poultry & Pico de Gallo (no onion)

Tortillas, chicken or turkey breast and Pico de Gallo without the onion and light cheese - voila!

Pineapple Pepper Salsa

Pineapple and roasted peppers - hot and sweet!
Nice with chicken or fish...

Peach & Pumpkin Cake

With a little help from Betty Crocker - but it is a big :0) in my house!

Yojo Berry Pie

Graham crust pie, greek yojo + strawberries and dessert topping/ berries... Simple but yummi!

Beet Mango Feta Salad

Loaded with fresh colourful ingredients... Cooking time includes boiling the beets!

Festive Panetonne Bread Pudding

This bread pudding is easy to make and nice to have for dessert or brunch... Make 6 large servings - or 12 small!
Eggnog - peach and jam are the secret ingredients!

Sweet Potato Chili (for crockpot/ slow cooker)

Just dice sweet potato, pumkin and mix with the remaining ingredients... Slow cooker will do the rest (pretty much)!

Quinoa Pomegranate and Orange Salad

A great side dish with fish! I use Red Quinoa for this recipe. Also great for breakfast!
Prep time includes cooling after the cooking...

Alphabet Veggie Soup

Don't trow away the broth - make a soup for the next day!

Chicken crockpot with squash and pineapple

Serve on bed of rice or egg noodles (as in picture - not in calculation)

Salmon Cake

My creation!

Tofu Shanghai Bok on Bean Sprouts stir fry bed

With bean sprout, shanghai bok, carrot and celery... tofu for protein! Fresh ginger, soya sauce and lemon juice for flavor!

Shanghai Pumpkin Salad

This is a nice side dish -fresh!

Apple Pumpkin Carrot Cake (with caramel sauce)

Variation from a cake mix... nice when you don't have time to bake!

Fish and Veggies Soup

Light meal or excellent lunch!

Pumpkin Balls

This is a fun appetizer - fantastic with soup, cheese and crackers!

Stuffed pepper (turkey & curry 7 grains medley)

A nice way to turn Thanksgiving turkey leftover into a light curry!

Skillet Cornbread

This is a great traditional recipes for skillet cornbread, Southern-style. Spice it up your way... Itialian spices, jalapinos and cheese...

Asian Peanut Broccoli StirFry - Basic

Broccoli slaw and veggies turned into a quick weekday meal! As shown in picture, I add pork (not in calculation)... also good with shrimp, beef or tufu!

Bread pudding (Rye and Blueberries)

My nice way of putting together a desert in no time and making good use of old bread! Or I take some to work for my breakfast!

Eggplant Curry Thin Crust Pizza

This is a quick and delicious meal with an "indian" twist that delivers the sweetness of soft eggplant with a kick of curry.

Blueberry Square Pie

Like a Date Square without crumble top and the filling is blueberries... Very easy to prepare! 133 cal per square!
Calculation is for 6 squares (Aprox 2"X2")

Crumble (blueberries peach and apple

serve warm or cold (desert or as a breakfast leftover!)

Spring Rolls - Vermicelli Veggies and Beef

This version is made with rice vermicelli, fresh veggies, carrot slaw leftover and beef lunchmeat...

Carrot Slaw (with tomatoes-pesto and thai sauce)

I like this version of a carrot slaw - as a side dish and I use the left over for my spring roll (fresh) the next day!

Spring Rolls - Fresh veggies and fish

This version is made with fresh veggies, carrot slaw leftover and basa filets (fish)...

Pumpkin Broccoli Curry Souffle

Nice side dish or light lunch!

Spicy Rice and meatballs

Just putting ingredients together! Not quite a rice - not quite a soup...

Rhubarb Crumble

Recipe inspired from Taste &Travel International Jan-March 2012 magazine, p.60.

Peanut Butter and Jam Granola Bars

Simple ingredients! My personal version of a recipe found on www.smuckers.ca

Beet Spinach Salad and Poppy Seed Vinaigrette

The salad dressing is Kraft Poopy Seed (light)... for calculation... but I also make my own!

Pumpkin & Cheddar Souffle

Light side dish... also very good the next morning on half of a bagel as an open face breakfast sandwich!

Spring Rolls - Fresh!

This version is made with fresh veggies and leftovers - and steak... Would be delicious as vegetarian dish too!

Beef and Moroccan Veggies Quesadillas

Moroccan left-over turn into a Mexican meal! Make this recipe a vegeterian meal : substitute beef with tofu!

Beet & Blueberries Salad

Change your mind about beets, Inspired from "Taste of Nova Scotia" 2100 Culinary Adventure Guide - Chef Earlene Busch.

Pineapple Chicken Casserole

Recipe inspired from Kraft Shake'n Bake... Easy to prepare!

Crab Cakes with Spicy aioli

As demonstrated by Chef Adam Koppany (Gananoque Inn) during a cooking class in Kingston!

Broccoli Cranberry Slaw

This salad is a great side dish!

Maple Bagatelle with Strawberry Couli

This desert is very easy to do ...

Chocolate Melts Banana Frozen Cookies

I make this frozen banana cookie with or without the chocolate chips - this version is my fav threat ... for a bit more than 200 cal!

Avocado Mango Tomatoes Salad

This salad is very easy to prep and so fresh! I serve it as a meal on spinach... Excellent as a side dish too!

Maroccan Carrot Pineapple Salad

This recipe is an adaptation of Chef Allen Susser's Recipe. For origninal see: http://www.chfusa.com/blog/?p=194
No cooking time but refrigerate one hour for better result!

Zesty Carrot Cranberry Salad

Cranberry and orange are the special touch in this easy recipe!

Peach Salsa

Try this hot spicy fruity salsa on toast and cheese! From Bernardin, Guide to Home Preserving p.61

Cajun Watermelon Relish

Freom "you can can" recipe book. p.116. A spicy relish!

Tomato-Squash Wild Rice Soup

Using the broth from Slowcooker and veggies left over (Yams-Squash), you can make a delicous soup for lunch the next day! Serve 8 cups

Jalapeno Jelly

Make 6 jars of 250 ml. Calculated portion of 1/2 tablespoon. I use a mix of little red hot peppers and jalapeno green pepper for this recipe. Sweet and spicy hot!

Blueberry-Lemon Bars

Substitue blueberries for cranberries!

Salmon Loaf

Serve warm or cold. Very easy to prepare... Leftovers make excellent lunches!

Frozen creamy fruit sandwich

Like ice cream cookie sandwich but no ice cream - mostly fruit! You can make this recipe lighter if you use Light Graham Crackers... I use Regular.

Cranberry French Toast

This bread makes all the difference! It is a nice recipe for Sunday morning brunch. Serve it with fresh fuit (banana and berries) and maple syrup!

Penne Sausage & Sun Dried tomatoes

Great warm or cold as a salad... I use left over sausage ...

Gnocchi - Vienna Style

I also add sausage or Extra lean ham from time to time - as shown in my picture. (not in calculation) To make it colourful, add a chopped red pepper (bell - chopped!)

Fritata Ham and veggies

Excellent warm or cold. For a light dinner with a salad on the side or as breakfast on rye bread for a western sandwich...


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Pumpkin & Cranberries Cake (fresh!)

A healthy snack (only 1.7 g of fat and 139 cal) with only fresh ingredients. Fresh pumpkin puree and cranberries.

Eggplant & Pepper Dip

Good warm or cold! It is veggilicious... If you use low fat cream cheese... I use regular for the calculation!

Berry Frozen Mousse Pie

You can replace the berries with any frozen fruit. Light and refreshing during summer!

Chili (Jeff Recipe)

This is an easy chilli recipe... I used canned tomatoes for calculation but in season, I cut fresh tomatoes from the garden. To minimize the salt, rince the beans.

Tapioca & jelly

Good warm or cold...

Curry Liver

A quick stir fry or great for slow cooker too!

Fish Soup

The lemon basil, lime and the hot sauce give this soup all its flavor... you can also add lemon grass and coconut milk (not in calculation) ...



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