Tag Archives: Proteins

Salmon Quinoa Salad with Lemon Caper Vinaigrette

This light and refreshing salmon quinoa salad with lemon caper vinaigrette is packed with protein and heart-healthy superfoods that will leave you feeling satisfied and wanting more! Summers in Sardinia are hot, and consequently the oven rarely gets turned on. Fresh salads are an integral part to summer fare, but since they are prepared so …

Italian Eggs and Peppers

Italian eggs and peppers is a classic, rustic dish that can be served for brunch or lunch with a fresh piece of crusty Italian bread. This healthy 3-ingredient meal is so effortless to prepare and is the kind of no-stress meal that should be on everyone’s recipe repertoire. One of my favorite memories is of my nonna …

Healthy Salmon Rice Burgers

These healthy salmon rice burgers deliver the flavour and texture of traditional burgers, without the fat and calories. They’re light and tasty and surprisingly filling an lend well to a clean eating lifestyle. Cooking to have leftovers is my ultimate secret to meal planning. Sunday mornings are usually reserved for making big batch meals, as well …

Healthy Hamburger Helper

Toss that packaged Hamburger Helper full of processed, unhealthy ingredients and prepare this easy-to-make healthy hamburger helper – a hearty, rich meal that you can actually feel good about feeding the family. Long gone are the days when Hamburger Helper was a preferred meal of the family. My mother was an excellent cook – still …

Breakfast Egg Wrap + Daiya Foods Giveaway

All opinions and ideas expressed in this post are my own. Daiya Foods provided me with coupons for products in order to facilitate this review. Today, I’ve teamed up with Daiya Foods to bring you a delicious recipe and an opportunity to win some amazing products. This breakfast egg wrap + Daiya Foods giveaway is a great …

Cheeseburger Burrito Wraps

These cheeseburger burrito wraps will satisfy your craving for a burger and Mexican food, all in one pocket of deliciousness. This weeknight meal is easy and quick to prepare and is sure to be a staple in your recipe repertoire. There’s a long story behind the creation of these cheeseburger burritos wraps, but I’ll try …

Leftover Rice Frittata

This leftover rice frittata is a very simple, light-tasting, non-pretentious lunch that is flavourful and satisfying. It’s just rice. And eggs. And a ton of Parmesan cheese. If you like simple flavours, and are looking for a different way to serve eggs for the family, this recipe is perfect! It comes together in about 10 minutes …

Caramelized Onion Quinoa Bowl

Six ingredients is all you need to prepare this show-stopping caramelized onion quinoa bowl. This unique side dish would be the perfect addition to any meal, and one that those with dietary restrictions can enjoy since it’s vegan, dairy, soy, and gluten-free. This recipe has been a long-time favourite in my house. It was originally intended …

Tomato Chickpea Salad

This simple, easy to make tomato chickpea salad is packed with bright, fresh flavours. It’s a great salad to serve to dinner guests and be personalized to suit your taste preferences. When making summer salads, it almost goes without saying that one must take advantage of fresh, seasonal ingredients. They are essential for optimal flavour and are …