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Mix of Kale with iceberg - just because my family is not a fan of the kale...;)
This is a Faux couscous/rice (cauliflower) stir fry with Madras sauce for a nice kick side dish.
Breakfast to go in a jar.
Left over chicken turn into a Mexican fiesta!
Beet-Cabbage and other veggies soup
Nice and very light summer salad - good as a side dish
Just fresh ingredients* - nice in the summer as it is from the garden...
* Except for 1 tbsp. of tomato paste (optional!)
Dairy and Gluten Free... Dried apricots can be replaced with your dried fruit of choice...
Corn and cabbage side dish. Nice with ham or grilled fish filet (trout or tilapia)
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!
This version is my tomato version of skillet cornbread.
This meal is a quick fix dinner from leftover (sausages and pasta sauce)!
Nice Summer/ Fall salad with fresh strawberries, feta cheese and basil...
From leftover to a quick easy week dinner!
Roasted veggies (bean sprout, onion, green pepper) and eggplant with a touch of curry
Bean sprout, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, lime juice, plus the little touch...
A sweet twist with a kick to your traditional guacamole!
Inspired from "The Champions Cookbook - Runner's World"...
Just fresh! Mix in with iceberg lettuce...
Perfect for an afternoon tea ... or a light desert ...
Inspired from Hungry Girl Recipe ... no frosting!
This was my special meal for Cinco de Mayo...
14 large balls (70gr) or 28 small!
Turn the left over ham into a different dinner! Just mix all ingredients in food processor, bake for 35 min and enjoy.
Like a stir-fry on a thin bun covered with a sweet sauce!
Beet salad with cantaloupe and strawberries, on spinach bed and balsamic vinaigrette
Just toss in a pan to warm up diced ingredients ... et voila! One of my favorite weekend lunches!
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 salad (Mann's) with apple and bacon... I prepare it and use it with pork tenderloins (not in calculation).
Easy slowcooker meal...
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, chicken or turkey breast and Pico de Gallo without the onion and light cheese - voila!
Pineapple and roasted peppers - hot and sweet!
Nice with chicken or fish...
With a little help from Betty Crocker - but it is a big :0) in my house!
Graham crust pie, greek yojo + strawberries and dessert topping/ berries... Simple but yummi!
Loaded with fresh colourful ingredients... Cooking time includes boiling the beets!
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!
Just dice sweet potato, pumkin and mix with the remaining ingredients... Slow cooker will do the rest (pretty much)!
A great side dish with fish! I use Red Quinoa for this recipe. Also great for breakfast!
Prep time includes cooling after the cooking...
Don't trow away the broth - make a soup for the next day!
Serve on bed of rice or egg noodles (as in picture - not in calculation)
Crockpot veggie curry!
With bean sprout, shanghai bok, carrot and celery... tofu for protein! Fresh ginger, soya sauce and lemon juice for flavor!
This is a nice side dish -fresh!
Variation from a cake mix... nice when you don't have time to bake!
Light meal or excellent lunch!
This is a fun appetizer - fantastic with soup, cheese and crackers!
A nice way to turn Thanksgiving turkey leftover into a light curry!
This is a great traditional recipes for skillet cornbread, Southern-style. Spice it up your way... Itialian spices, jalapinos and cheese...
Serve over bread - not in calculation...
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!
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!
This is a quick and delicious meal with an "indian" twist that delivers the sweetness of soft eggplant with a kick of curry.
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")
serve warm or cold (desert or as a breakfast leftover!)
Inspired from my step father's recipe! You can also replace the turkey with chicken (leftover) or tofu.
This version is made with rice vermicelli, fresh veggies, carrot slaw leftover and beef lunchmeat...
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!
This version is made with fresh veggies, carrot slaw leftover and basa filets (fish)...
Nice side dish or light lunch!
Just putting ingredients together! Not quite a rice - not quite a soup...
Recipe inspired from Taste &Travel International Jan-March 2012 magazine, p.60.
Simple ingredients! My personal version of a recipe found on www.smuckers.ca
The salad dressing is Kraft Poopy Seed (light)... for calculation... but I also make my own!
Light side dish... also very good the next morning on half of a bagel as an open face breakfast sandwich!
This version is made with fresh veggies and leftovers - and steak... Would be delicious as vegetarian dish too!
Moroccan left-over turn into a Mexican meal! Make this recipe a vegeterian meal : substitute beef with tofu!
Change your mind about beets, Inspired from "Taste of Nova Scotia" 2100 Culinary Adventure Guide - Chef Earlene Busch.
Recipe inspired from Kraft Shake'n Bake... Easy to prepare!
As demonstrated by Chef Adam Koppany (Gananoque Inn) during a cooking class in Kingston!
This salad is a great side dish!
This desert is very easy to do ...
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!
This salad is very easy to prep and so fresh! I serve it as a meal on spinach... Excellent as a side dish too!
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!
Cranberry and orange are the special touch in this easy recipe!
Try this hot spicy fruity salsa on toast and cheese! From Bernardin, Guide to Home Preserving p.61
Freom "you can can" recipe book. p.116. A spicy relish!
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
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!
Substitue blueberries for cranberries!
Serve warm or cold. Very easy to prepare... Leftovers make excellent lunches!
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.
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!
Great warm or cold as a salad... I use left over sausage ...
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!)
Excellent warm or cold. For a light dinner with a salad on the side or as breakfast on rye bread for a western sandwich...
A healthy snack (only 1.7 g of fat and 139 cal) with only fresh ingredients. Fresh pumpkin puree and cranberries.
Good warm or cold! It is veggilicious... If you use low fat cream cheese... I use regular for the calculation!
You can replace the berries with any frozen fruit. Light and refreshing during summer!
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.
Good warm or cold...
A quick stir fry or great for slow cooker too!
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) ...