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Swedish Meatballs with Gravy

June 4, 2015

This hearty main dish can be served plain, with the suggested gravy or a more traditional berry jam. Omit the   breadcrumbs for a grain and gluten-free version. Swedish Meatballs with Gravy   Cook time 25 mins Total time 25 mins   Recipe type: Main Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 egg 2 tbs olive [...]

Miso Glazed Tofu

March 3, 2014

  Miso Glazed Tofu   This is a fantastic, slightly spicy vegetarian dish that could easily pass for meat thanks to the deep, savory flavours of miso, soy sauce and sesame oil. For a vegan variation, leave out the honey. Recipe type: Main Cuisine: Asian Serves: 2 Ingredients 1 Tbsp rice-wine [...]

Indian Savory Pancakes

March 2, 2014

Indian Savory Pancakes   Ready for some flavour? Try these fragrant, savory pancakes for dinner tonight! Recipe type: Main Cuisine: Indian Serves: 4 Ingredients 2 ½ cups water 2 Tbsp oil 1 cup gram flour 3 Tbsp rice flour ½ cups whole wheat flour 1 cup finely chopped onion ½ finely [...]

Braised Cod with Leeks

March 2, 2014

Braised Cod with Leeks   Prep time 15 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 40 mins   A simple but elegant midweek meal. Recipe type: Main Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 Tbsp butter 2 cups leeks, split lengthwise, sliced thin, and rinsed well 3 medium carrots, rinsed, peeled and cut into thin sticks [...]

Lentil Curry

March 2, 2014

Lentil Curry   Serves: 3-4 Ingredients ¼ cup red lentils ¾ cup brown lentils 4 cups water 5 garlic cloves, minced ¾ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper ¼ teaspoon turmeric ½ teaspoon dry cilantro, ground 1 tablespoon olive oil ¼ cup of sliced onion 1 teaspoon cumin, ground ⅛ [...]

Tarragon Noodle Soup

March 1, 2014

This is an easy, warming soup to have on cold nights. For a gluten-free version, substitute the egg noodles for rice noodles, or omit them entirely. Tarragon Noodle Soup   Recipe type: Soup Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 bay leaf 1 ½ medium carrots, thinly sliced 4 cups chicken broth, preferably [...]

Traditional Greek Salad

March 1, 2014

  Traditional Greek Salad   A bright, fresh Greek salad to lighten up any meal! Recipe type: Salad Cuisine: Greek Serves: 2 Ingredients ½ red onion, thinly sliced ¼ green pepper, finely sliced 1 cup cucumber, peeled and cut into chunks ¼ cup Kalamata olives 1 cup tomatoes, sliced ½ cup [...]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

March 1, 2014

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto   This is a bright and flavorful vegetable dish that’s low in fat and high in fiber. It would be great as a holiday side dish or for a summer potluck! Recipe type: Side Dish Serves: 4 Ingredients 5 tsp Extra Virgin olive oil, divided 4 [...]

Spicy Zucchini

March 1, 2014

  Spicy Zucchini   This fragrant, flavorful vegetable dish can easily be made with full-fat or non-fat yogurt to suit your meal plan and taste preferences. And, since there is such a big variety of herbs and spices in it, you can also get away with adding less salt. Recipe type: Side Dish [...]

Spicy Mexican Rice

February 28, 2014

This hot vegetarian side dish can be made milder with the exclusion of the chilies and chili powder. It goes great with stewed pinto or kidney beans, or our delicious >fish tacos. Spicy Mexican Rice   Recipe type: Side Dish Cuisine: Mexican Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 cup Indian basmati rice, [...]

Low Fat Chicken with Tortillas

February 25, 2014

This is a fast and simple recipe perfect for any night of the week.  It requires little prep time and just a little chopping which can be done early to conserve time.  It is a flavorful and colorful dish. Low Fat Chicken with Tortillas   Recipe type: Main Cuisine: Mexican Serves: 4 [...]

Quinoa Bites

February 16, 2014

Quinoa Bites   A nutritious vegetarian appetiser that's fun to make! Recipe type: Appetiser Serves: 4-6 Ingredients 1 ½ cups fresh spinach, chopped 4 cups cooked quinoa 1 ½ cups Parmesan cheese, shredded 1 Tbsp salt 2 eggs 1 cup shallot, chopped 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour 2 tsp garlic paste ½ [...]

Bacon, Zuchinni and Asparagus Pasta

February 15, 2014

This recipe makes for a flavorful light lunch or dinner. Angel hair pasta is lower in carbohydrate than spaghetti, which can help you manage your blood glucose level. For a vegetarian version, omit the bacon and anchovies. Bacon, Zuchinni and Asparagus Pasta   Cook time 15 mins Total time 15 [...]

Baked Chicken Breasts

February 13, 2014

This flavorful chicken recipe is ideal for a gluten-free, grain-free or low-carb diet. It is also low in fat. For a dairy-free version, substitute your favorite non-dairy yogurt and use olive oil instead of butter. Baked Chicken Breasts   Author: Cdiabetes Staff Recipe type: Main Ingredients 3 [...]

20 Minute Chicken Creole

February 7, 2014

20 Minute Chicken Creole   Prep time 15 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 35 mins   This quick Louisiana dish contains no added fat and very little salt. Recipe type: Main Cuisine: Creole Serves: 4 Ingredients 12 oz boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into thin strips 1 C canned whole [...]
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