Low Carb Egg and Avocado Sandwich

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.

Sardine Salad

Sardines are an excellent source of Omega 3 oils as well as much needed Vitamin D. Tinned sardines are a handy cupboard item. I usually rinse off the tinned tomato paste and build a salad with hard boiled eggs, celery and avocado around them. Dress with toasted pumpkin seeds extra virgin olive oil and cider vinegar. … Continue reading Sardine Salad

Kefir: A Super Probiotic

Gut health is getting a lot of air time recently, being linked to overall resistance to chronic health problems. Fermented foods are being reported as hugely beneficial to gut health. Kefir is a fermented milk drink made with kefir "grains", a yeast/bacterial fermentation starter. It typically contains about 30 different microorganisms, making it a much … Continue reading Kefir: A Super Probiotic

Pancake Tuesday – Coconut Pancakes with Dark Chocolate

I was pleasantly surprised with how these coconut pancakes turned out. I even managed to properly flip a few without them ending up on the floor! The recipe came from the  dietdoctor site, which is an excellent resource for all Low Carbers. These are drizzled with 85% dark chocolate and served with some whipped cream. So … Continue reading Pancake Tuesday – Coconut Pancakes with Dark Chocolate

Frittata

A Frittata is a great way to combine the superfood eggs with leftover meats. This is ideal for a weekend lunch or a dinner. It's also great cold so can be used as a packed lunch. Ingredients: 400g of leftover meat (e.g. roast chicken) 1 pepper chopped 400g of par cooked veg ( e.g. broccoli, … Continue reading Frittata