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”
This year is the very first year that Little M got excited about Christmas. Previously, we just decorated the tree and opened gifts on Christmas day and enjoyed some family time. This year she wanted to write a letter to Santa and asked for a horse and a dinosaur for one of her school friends. She even admitted … Continue reading ….”Counting down to Christmas 2018″
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 - 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”
Exercise - physical torture you put your body through to proof you can. I always enjoyed an active lifestyle - but working out on my own - I am just so bad with motivating myself. Before we got married we use to go to the gym daily and I loved it. I would have somebody … Continue reading ….”Exercise”
" 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
Low carb kids - growing into healthy adults This is a very controversial topic in South Africa, considering the whole Tim Noakes saga. I still find it unbelievable that majority of people think it is better to feed their kids sugar, wheat and other nasty chemical ingredients than whole and healthy food. In South Africa, … Continue reading ….” Low carb kids”