Wheat Free Pancakes

by Ellie Krieger adapted by Marta found on http://www.finecooking.com I've tried a few recipes but none were as popular as this one with our kids. 4-3/4 oz. (1 cup) brown rice flour  1-1/2 oz.… Continue reading

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies – grain free

I found this recipe on http://www.nutritiontwins.com I think next time I will add an egg and 1/4 cup of coconut flour and see what happens.  Stay tuned, I will try this tonight or… Continue reading

Awesome Pumpkin muffins

Pumpkin Muffins  I modified this recipe from my friend Caren’s book. I cut the sugar by about 70%. And added and changed many other ingredients. I also changed the raisins to dates.  I… Continue reading


What a great idea to start getting people healthy.  Start subsidising healthy food and taxing unhealthy foods!  I am not a soft drink fan and i really don't like fast food joints, so… Continue reading

Marta’s protein/granola bars

I hate most granola bars. I find them all too sweet or just tasting like cardboard. Yuk!  So I took it upon myself to invent my own bar…. I thought if it tastes… Continue reading

Just cut calories – protein/carb/fat ratio doesn’t matter: study

LESLIE BECK  – From Wednesday's Globe and Mail There’s no shortage of diet plans promising to melt away the pounds by calling for strict proportions of protein, carbohydrate and fat. But, according to… Continue reading

French Brandied Chicken

Thursday, January 19th B – Eggs, Cauliflower, broccoli, maple turkey scramble –   Yup, there is a theme here! L –  French brandied chicken 10 to 15 pitted prunes 1/2 cup brandy or… Continue reading

Wednesday January 18

Day 3 of strict paleo.  I almost caved last night and had a scotch, but I didn't.  B – my spirulina smoothie L – Smoked peppered Mackerel, tomato, cucumber, caper salad. yummy! D-… Continue reading

Monday and tuesday FOOD journal

I  thought if I tried to keep track of my food it would make me more accountable, but as well I can share recipes with ya'll. Monday, January 16th B- 1/2 cup egg… Continue reading

Cauliflower is my friend

 I love cauliflower. Normally I would have it boiled and then sauté breadcrumbs in butter and pour on top. yummy.   It has very little calories and is good for you. Now that… Continue reading