Category Archives: Low Carb

Eat better and save money by making your own 100% Whole Grain Bread

I have been experimenting with going 100% whole grain for all my grain servings for the day. That means a lot of whole grain bread, pasta, brown rice, oatmeal and quinoa. Those seem to be the easiest to access in … Continue reading

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MYTH 2: Avoid carbs if you want to lose weight.

THE TRUTH Cutting carbohydrates (carbs) might help you lose weight in the short term,4 but it’s mostly because you are eating less food and fewer calories. Drastically cutting carbs means you’ll miss out on the nutritional benefits of healthy choices … Continue reading

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Turkey & Ancient Grain Rice Soup

This soup is quick and easy to make. It will fill you up on a cold winters day and tastes great with your favourite crackers or whole grain bread. It is packed full of fibre, which will help get some … Continue reading

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Thin Crust Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

High fibre and tasty…yes it is possible! Next time you feel like having pizza try this thin crust recipe and top it off with your favourite ingredients.  I made a Greek pizza on Friday, and it was fantastic…try using pizza … Continue reading

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Multi-grain Rolls

Making anything with whole wheat can have it’s challenges (hard and dried out tasting). Here is a recipe that uses high fibre ingredients and doesn’t taste like cardboard. The milk and honey help keep the moisture in, but I still … Continue reading

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Coconut Chicken & Rice Casserole

Now that I am managing a baby and trying to get back to work I’ve had to become more organized when it comes to meal planning. In the past, I would decide around 3 p.m. what I felt like for … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Belgium Waffles (or pancakes)

This is a great recipe that can be used for either Belgium waffles or (if you don’t have a Belgium waffle maker) pancakes! This recipe makes 6 waffles with 1 waffle being about 260 calories (leaving room for some strawberries … Continue reading

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