Pesto Egg-in-a-Hole with Bacon

Ingredients 1 slice whole-grain bread 2 slices turkey bacon 1 teaspoon (5 ml) cooking oil 1 large egg 1 tablespoon (15 ml) store-bought pesto (or leftover homemade pesto) Method Cut a hole at the center of the bread using a circular 5cm cookie cutter. Set the bread aside. Cook bacon in a small, nonstick skillet over medium heat until done, […]

Veggie “Pizza” Omelet

Ingredients 1/4 cup (60 ml) bell peppers, chopped 1/4 cup (60 ml) onions, chopped 2 teaspoons (10 ml) olive oil, divided 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon (15 ml) milk 1/4 cup (60 ml) part-skim mozzarella, grated Method Heat one teaspoon olive oil in a small, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Saute the onions and peppers for 3–5 minutes. Set aside. […]

Smoked Salmon Scrambled Eggs

Ingredients 2 large eggs 1 1/2 tablespoons (22.5 ml) milk 2 stalks of chives, chopped (green onions work, too) 2 teaspoons (10 ml) olive oil 56 grams smoked salmon, roughly chopped Method Whisk together the eggs, milk and chopped chives or onion. Heat oil in a small, nonstick skillet over medium heat. Scramble eggs using a wooden spoon. While the […]

Sweet Pepper and Tomato Tuna

Ingredients 500g pack boxed thin spaghetti or linguini (optional) 340g canned tuna (ideally packed in olive oil) 2–4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 large garlic cloves, minced (or about 2 tbsp) 2–3 sweet mini bell peppers, chopped 1 can organic diced tomatoes, with juice 2–3 tbsp olives, pitted and chopped 1 tsp capers, drained 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped (optional) […]

Low-Carb Shepherd’s Pie with Cauliflower Mash

Shepherd’s pie is a satisfying British casserole traditionally made with ground lamb and topped with mashed potatoes. This updated version features milder-tasting ground kudu with a crown of mashed cauliflower for a lighter take on the wintery comfort food. Lean ground beef, ostrich or dark meat turkey can be substituted for the kudu. I tried it with ground ostrich and […]

Decadent Dark Choc Pudding

Do not stress to much, this recipe is as nutritious as it is tasty. If you would like to make this Banting Friendly replace the Maple Syrup with Xylitol Syrup. Inspired by chef Matthew Kenny. Decadence In A Cup SERVES 6 INGREDIENTS 2 medium avocado 1 cup Organic Unsweetened Almond Milk ¾ cup Organic Cacao Powder ⅓ cup Maple syrup […]