Ramekin Leftover Turkey Chili Shepherd’s Pie

  1. Homepage
  2. TIPS AND SHARING

September 22, 2015

Ramekin Leftover Turkey Chili Shepherd’s Pie

Post by heartfoodie

So you made your healthy turkey chili that got you through all of your favourite Netflix shows, but you STILL have leftover chili. This here… is the opportunity to make the easiest, tastiest “shepherd’s pie” EV-ER. Adding mashed potatoes on top of anything will make it taste good.. right? Right. Fear not, still healthy, still low in fat.

READ MORE

September 21, 2015

Meal Prep Mason Jar Salads – Lemon Chicken with Shallot Vinaigrette

Post by heartfoodie

One of the major changes we did to our diets were preparing these mason jar salads for our lunches. In my husband’s case, he started to eat lunch. Before he would skip that meal altogether. How he managed.. I don’t know… but when he started to eat lunch, he started to lose weight. There’s a common misconception that eating less will make you lose weight.

READ MORE

September 10, 2015

Tamari Mustard Glazed Salmon w/ Braised Kale & Edamame Salad

Post by heartfoodie

Looking for salmon recipes usually ends up with me hitting my head on the desk.. repeatedly. I get why people don’t like salmon… I get it… but this is THE recipe that converted my husband to a salmon hugger. On top of that, there are a lot of soy glazed recipes out there but I’m all for tamari. Less salty (so less sodium), deeper flavours and can come gluten-free.

READ MORE

August 30, 2015

Baked Turkey Meatballs w/ Simple Spicy Tomato Sauce and Barbecue Polenta

Post by heartfoodie

This is what I call a weekend dish. It takes longer than my typical 30-minute dishes but I always have extra meatballs which I freeze to enjoy on a week night. Low in fat, cholesterol but high in protein and satisfaction. My not-so-secret turkey meatballs! Why is this good food good for you? Ground turkey vs. […]

READ MORE

August 25, 2015

Lemon Garlic BBQ Chicken Drumsticks w/ Feta Walnut Green Salad

Post by heartfoodie

Yay! Chicken with dark meat and skin. After a ton of chicken breast meals, it’s nice to change it up. Though a bit higher in fat content, it’s still a good alternative to other red meats. What’s great with drumsticks are that a little seasoning goes a long way. You don’t need to deep fry them in a fatty batter either and since it’s summer, take advantage of your barbecue and get some real nice flavour on that meat.

READ MORE

August 24, 2015

Pear Cardamom Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oats

Post by heartfoodie

Breakfast is the hardest meal of the day for me to enjoy. I like to get up and go, have a coffee and then dive into breakfast at my desk. With limited appliances at work, my options to preparing breakfast on site were limited. Cue in steel cut oats, one of the best foods to reduce LDL (bad) cholesterol. Rich in soluble fibre and slow releasing energy, it’s a great ingredient to slow cook and infuse flavours into.

READ MORE

August 20, 2015

Jerk ‘N Baked Chicken Breast on Coconut Cilantro Rice

Post by heartfoodie

As I’ve mentioned before, I dread cooking with chicken breast, it’s boring when there’s no bones or no skin but to have a healthy diet, it’s the better choice. Now I rely on marinades and spices to put some flavour in these chicken boobs. This is my version of jerk chicken, traditionally made with tons of vinegar and scotch bonnets, I added in some lime juice and soy and used jalapeños instead

READ MORE

Posts navigation