"Organ meats from grass-fed animals are safe and rich in high quality amino acids, fat, B vitamins and B12, CoQ10, minerals, and “fat-soluble activators” (vitamins A, D and K), important for mineral absorption", read more about these superfoods here. Although not to everyones taste, organ meat such as heart and liver can be cooked in … Continue reading Have a Heart
These are super filling, make them savoury by adding cheese and ham, or sweet(ish) by adding a square of melted dark chocolate. There's enough in this recipe for 4 people, it makes about 10 medium sized pancakes. The consistency is more crumbly than regular wheat flour based pancakes, so it will be necessary to turn … Continue reading Coconut Pancakes
This recipe is a handy 90 second bread. It contains an egg and is served with a Humpty Dumpty (boiled) egg, perfectly filling and very nutritous for breakfast or lunch. The fun egg cup is very amusing for young children, they will be fighting for one! It is best if eaten immediately as it tends … Continue reading 90 second Coconut Bread
This is a wonderful comfort Low Carb food, the lamb mince is naturally fatty and the cheesy topping makes it really filling. Ingredients: 1 onion 2/3 cloves garlic 1 tin tomatoes 450 g minced lamb 200g sliced mushrooms, aubergine or courgette 150g mozzarella 200ml full fat greek yoghurt 1 egg 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 1/2 … Continue reading Low Carb Moussaka
Both Cider Apple Vinegar and fermented foods are linked to reducing insulin resistance. Here is a tasty salad to perk up left over roast beef which has the added advantage of containing both. Ingredients: 100g of leftover cooked roast beef, thinly sliced 1 thumb size piece of fresh ginger, grated 1 tablespoon of tamari (wheat … Continue reading Asian Beef Salad
A low carb diet means that healthy fats must be increased. However the type of fat matters greatly. Healthy fats include butter, ghee, coconut oil, rendered animal fats, extra virgin olive oil. Seed and vegetable oils are heavily processed and often oxidised, causing excessive Omega 6 fats in the body resulting in inflammation and so … Continue reading Healthy versus Unhealthy Fats
I am regularly asked what I give my kids for lunch going to school. The answer is real food without the grains when possible.
Some useful tips for eating avocados
The herb Basil is naturally in season in summer time. Here is a deliciously tangy home made Basil Pesto inspired by Hemsley and Hemsley. It's made with all good healthy LCHF ingredients and is leagues ahead of the commercially available pestos. It goes really well with roasted chicken, so get your food processor out. You … Continue reading Quick and Easy Basil Pesto
Sandwiches are not off the menu when eating LCHF, just ensure that the bread is a low carb bread. This open sandwich is a fried egg and avocado on low carb bread. It can just as easily substitute boiled egg or tinned fish if you are on the move or at work.