Creamy Italian Sausage & Kale Soup

If you’re following a low-carb or keto diet and someone tells you that you need processed foods like breads, pastas and cereal grains in order to get adequate amounts of fiber in your diet, hit them with this fact … One serving of kale contains more fiber than 3 slices of whole wheat bread! Don’t…

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4 ways to effortless weight loss & better health

There are many different approaches to weight loss, health and fitness – so many that it’s easy to get overwhelmed when trying to figure out which approach will work best for you. Looking back, I spent most of my life struggling to maintain my weight through intense and excessive exercise and a “healthy” diet that…

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Sheet Pan Lemon Butter Chicken & Veggies

Lately, I’ve been preparing meals for more than one hungry belly during the work week, so I’ve started to experiment with different ways of putting together healthy whole food meals that are easy enough to manage even with a busy schedule. Sheet pan dinners have made it high on my list of go-to meals during…

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Lemon Garlic Rapini

I’m pretty certain this bitter green vegetable was one of the first solid foods I ate back in my Baby Jen days. Rapini (a.k.a. broccoli rabe) is packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber and cancer fighting properties, making it a super healthy veggie for consumption. Rapini is an excellent complement to most meats and fishes…

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Chewy Almond Orange Cookie

Are you looking for a healthy cookie to accompany your morning coffee or tea, satisfy your sweet tooth or just snack on mid-day. These chewy gluten and grain free almond cookies are not only super simple to whip up (with only 5 ingredients required), but they’re also the perfect combination of healthy and delicious! The…

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The Big Beef Salad

This is one of my go-to dishes during the week when I visit my Mama J for dinner. It’s super quick and simple to whip up, loaded with heart healthy omega 3’s from grass-fed beef and booming with antioxidants from the dark leafy greens. The simple flavours of garlic, lemon and basil add so much…

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Cauliflower, Carrot & Leek Mash

Are you looking for a low-carb version of mashed potatoes that you – and your waistline – will love? Look no further than this mouthwatering mash recipe! Nutrient-dense and full of delicious flavours – it’ll be love at first bite. Use this delicious mash as a side to your meat and fish dishes; enjoy it…

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Creamy Broccoli Soup

Remember those nights when Mom got lazy in the kitchen and whipped you up cream of broccoli soup out of a packet? 🙋🤢 Well, this Creamy Broccoli Soup recipe throws that wannabe soup stuff down the drain – where it belongs! Give it a try … Creamy Broccoli Soup INGREDIENTS: (serves 4-5) 1 bag frozen…

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Fried Eggs & Broccoli Sprouts on Coleslaw

I put that $#!+ on everything! Broccoli sprouts that is. “Why?” – you may ask. These little guys contain a WONDER CHEMICAL called SULFORAPHANE that triggers antioxidant compounds in the body’s cells therefore boosting the body’s defense system against all kinds of disease. Not only are we talking about inhibiting the growth of cancer cells,…

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Mexican Spiced Seafood on Cauliflower “Rice”

Mexican Spiced Seafood on Cauliflower “Rice” INGREDIENTS: (serves 3-4) 8 bay scallops 8 tiger shrimps 1 head cauliflower 1 can black beans (drained and rinsed) – optional 1 red pepper (finely chopped) 1/2 red onion (finely chopped) 1 avocado (cubed) 1 cup cherry tomatoes (halved) 1 lime (juice only) 1 tsp. chili powder 1 tsp.…

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