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Delicious & healthy main dishes under 400 calories per serving.

Lentil Banana Pancakes stacked on a plate with syrup being poured over them

Lentil Banana Protein Pancakes

It’s a new day and a new year! As good a time as any for these NEW, amazing, protein pancakes! With a new year upon us, many of us are thinking about making healthier eating choices. The problem with New Year Resolutions, isn’t just making the choice, but sticking to it of course. I’m sure you can relate! I mean,…

veggie pot pie stew

Slow Cooker Vegetable Pot Pie Stew

All the great flavours of your favourite vegetable pot pie, in a lower carb stew option! Hello delicious, slow cooker, weeknight meal. This stew is a huge winner! Rich, creamy, velvety, and absolutely scrumptious. Yup, this delicious stew with chunky vegetables is the solution to your busy weeknights making dinner time a breeze. Throw everything into your slow cooker and…

vegan gnocchi with bechamel sauce

Vegan Gnocchi with Bechamel Sauce

Growing up Italian means you get to eat homemade gnocchi. Like a lot! No complaints here. Sometimes I cheat with a store bought version, in the interest of saving time. I know my ancestors are shaking their heads at me. BUT!! These are REALLY, REALLY good! Especially when accompanied by an incredibly easy to make bechamel sauce. So today I…

apple cranberry chicken rolls with quinoa

Apple Cranberry Chicken Breast Rolls

Apple cranberry chicken breast rolls are perfectly festive for your holiday dinner menu. But don’t let that stop you from trying these any time of year! This healthy stuffed chicken option is not just delicious! It is also dairy free and gluten free, making it a suitable choice for those with intolerances. Sticky, gluten free quinoa holds this stuffing together,…

vegan bolognese on zucchini noodles

Vegetable Bolognese Zucchini Noodles

Whenever I’m craving pasta, which is fairly often (I mean, I’m Italian, who am I kidding?), I opt for my handy dandy spiralizer! I use a Veggie Bullet to spiralize all kinds of different vegetables. But there are many other spiralizers out there that work just as well! Today, I present you with this rich and delicious, hearty vegetable bolognese! This…

Turkey Quinoa Stir Fry bowl

Turkey Quinoa Stir Fry – Gluten Free

Want a lighter spin on your favourite Asian dish? Give this turkey quinoa stir fry a try! It’s made using very little oil, ground turkey, and fresh vegetables. Also, rather than noodles or rice, I’m using a lower calorie and low carb option as my grain. Hello quinoa! Quinoa is loaded in nutrients, and when compared to rice, it is…

easy turkey chili served in bowl with spoon

Easy Keto Turkey Chili [Gluten Free]

We just celebrated Thanksgiving here in Canada yesterday. So, naturally, this means there’s a ton of leftover turkey! (Among other leftovers.) My family typically cooks up a storm on any occasion, in the event we’ll be getting any unexpected company. I think being of Italian descent makes overcooking practically a requirement. Thanksgiving is no different. So, there was a big…