Warm Corn and Zucchini Salad

If you are looking for a quick, healthy and delicious summer side, look no further! This corn and zucchini salad is not only delicious but takes under 10 minutes to prepare. I prefer to serve it warm, but it also tastes great at room temperature. It is a great way to incorporate summer vegetables into…

Summer Potato Salad

Potato salad is a dish that I find myself making over and over in the warm summer months. It’s a great side for a BBQ or picnic, and something that I tend to whip up when a large group comes over. This salad a is a lighter version of the traditional dish, which is usually…

Warm Mixed Rice Salad

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and I am always trying to add a healthier option to my traditional dishes. I like to use a mixed rice medley for this salad because it takes 15 minutes to cook, as opposed to 50 minutes for wild rice. If you prefer wild rice, go ahead and prepare the…

Roasted Brussel Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes

Roasted vegetables are a staple in my house, I will almost always have some form of roasted vegetable in my fridge at all times.They are healthy, easy to make and versatile. You can eat them as a side with anything or just as a healthy snack. This recipe is so simple and full of flavour….

Healthy Potato Leek Soup

This recipe for potato leek soup is not only easy to make but also a healthy version of this creamy and comforting soup that is perfect for the colder months ahead.  Using only a few ingredients, you will have a satisfying and light pot of soup. Ingredients: 2-3 large leeks leeks (whites only), thoroughly washed…

Max’s Butternut Squash Soup

In our house, fall is know as butternut squash soup season. It is a favourite around here, with adults and kids alike. I used to cut the squash in half, scoop out the seeds, rub with oil and spices then bake. I have recently discover the beauty of pre-cut packaged butternut squash at the grocery…

Low Calorie Vegetable Stew

This vegetable stew is easy and quick to prepare and tastes great served both hot and cold. If you do not want to add potatoes, you can substitute them with chickpeas. Just add chickpeas along with the peppers and tomatoes if desired. Ingredients: 1 Tbsp olive oil 1/2 sweet onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, finely…

Fresh Caribbean Salsa

Bringing the refreshing flavors of the caribbean to any dish is easy when you make this salsa. Serve with tortilla chips or as an accompaniment to your choice of grilled fish or meat.  I prefer serving it with a nice piece of pan seared salmon or in a grilled fish taco.  This dish works with anything…

Edemame & Corn Summer Salad

This salad is both easy and delicious. I personally like to add some chopped cilantro and feta cheese to it, but my kids prefer it as is. It takes 5 minutes to prepare, making it a great meal when you don’t have time to cook. Ingredients: 1 can drained corn kernels 1 cup cooked shelled…