Most people tell me " I cannot follow this eating plan (lifestyle) because it is too expensive". When we first started out low carb journey, we also thought it was about eating bacon, egg, avocado and steak every single day. We thought we had to buy almond flour, coconut flour, olive oil, butter, coconut oil, avocado oil, all … Continue reading ….”Low carb on a budget”
Stuffed Meatloaf - a budget friendly low carb meal with a cheesy surprise. I've always enjoyed cooking. I remember I got my very first cookbook when I was about 12 years old. Not a kids cookbook, a real adult cookbook. I was so proud and excited and just want to cook dinner every night to … Continue reading ….”Stuffed Meatloaf”
Boerewors - a Traditional South African sausage perfect for a braai. As South African's we love to braai! And nothing says weekend like braai, boerewors and beer (or rather wine).... Boerewors is such a huge part of being South African there is even an annual National Competition to crown the best boerewors. Sadly, boerewors is … Continue reading ….”Boerewors”
….Sweet potato bake.
Sweet potato bake - the perfect sweet and savoury combination. If there is one think I missed when we first started with low carb, it must be potato bake. Traditional potato bake can be a meal on its own or perfect for a braai or any other occasion or celebration. We use to take the … Continue reading ….Sweet potato bake.
Variety is the spice of life! As a low carb coach the one complaint I get daily is - "I'm so bored with my food". my response is always the same - your meals are just as exciting as you make them. It seems like there is a tendency to think Low Carb means bacon … Continue reading ….”Variety”
Chia seeds - "tiny black seed with plenty of firing power" Lets face it - even if you love bacon and eggs after a while its just gets to much. Breakfast (….Breakfast) needs to be something you look forward to in the mornings. So imagine my delight when I discovered the magic of chia seeds. … Continue reading ….chia seeds
Pancakes - fluffy clouds of heaven I love pancakes - always have and always will. There is just something about a stack of pancakes that melts my heart. Low carb pancakes can be a bit scary - you can google "low carb pancake" recipes and find endless options. Some with coconut flour, others with almond flour, … Continue reading ….”Pancakes”
….Happy Holidays (#16)
I would like to think of myself of an experience meal prepper.....if there is something like a meal prepper. I believe the only way to survive is to meal prep. I've share my take on meal prep before on the blog and I still live by it. So over the weekend we visited our favourite … Continue reading ….Happy Holidays (#16)
….Happy Holidays (#15)
What would your Christmas lunch be without the vegetables and other strange side dishes. Most of the traditional side dishes we hate... I think Micheal McIntyre summed it up perfectly. In South Africa with the African sun, side dishes mainly consist of salads - or at least for our family. the traditional, pasta salad, potato … Continue reading ….Happy Holidays (#15)
….Happy Holidays (#13)
Holidays should be all about traditions. Whether they are old or new, it doesn't matter. Some of my fondest memories from my childhood is about those family traditions. Over the years we have developed a few family traditions of our own. Our first tradition we started was long before low carb. A day of celebration … Continue reading ….Happy Holidays (#13)