What I learned from completing another whole 30 and some of my results.
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”
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 - 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
" A well-know South African dish consisting of spiced minced meat baked with an egg-based topping." If you live in South Africa, you will know what Bobotie is. Every family got their special bobotie recipe that's been handed down from a previous generation. Bobotie is mainly made with beef or lamb mince (ground meat), although … Continue reading …..Bobotie
I survived my January whole 30. I expected it to be hard, but it was not that hard this round. Last year I also did a whole 30 and experienced it much harder. We kept low carb over the holiday period so I guess it assisted me on this journey. Many people wanted to know … Continue reading …. Whole 30 (2)
Let's be honest....who is still sticking to their new years resolutions? I took January to reflect on 2017 - what did I want to achieve and what did I actually achieve. It was a bit of a wake up call to realize I'm great at setting goals, but horrible at achieving them. I changed my approach … Continue reading ….January goals
Happy 2018 to all. We are almost done with the first month of 2018......and I am not sure if I am relieved or terrified. I'm so excited about this year. Some big celebrations coming up (Hubby is turning 4-0!), hopefully launching a new business and completing the book I've been working on. I deliberately took … Continue reading ….Setting goals 2018