Grilled Herrings

Fresh herrings are in season right now and are a brilliant LCHF wild fish, loaded with essential Omega 3 fatty acids. They are also dead cheap, so easy on the pocket. Ask your local fishmonger to get you some. About 10 minutes under a moderate grill will look them to perfection with a nice crunchy … Continue reading Grilled Herrings

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


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