Low Carb Muesli Bars

These are handy for a dessert or as a lunchbox item. This is a modification of a recipe I found on ditch the carbs.com Ingredients: 200g sunflower seeds 100g Pumpkin seeds 50g linseed 2 eggs 1 ripe banana, mashed 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tblsp of melted coconut oil 50g dessicated … Continue reading Low Carb Muesli Bars

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

Macademia Nuts

Macademia nuts are very high in monounsaturated fats. Coming in at about 76% healthy fat, they are an ideal LCHF snack. They have typically been very hard to get and expensive. However, I have just discovered them at a very reasonable price at my local Lidl. They have been dry roasted (without any oils thankfully) … Continue reading Macademia Nuts

Dessert: Low Carb Chocolate Yoghurt

The good news is that chocolate is still on the menu as part of a low carb lifestyle. In fact good quality dark chocolate is actually good for you (and a great source of magnesium) https://authoritynutrition.com/7-health-benefits-dark-chocolate/ The taste buds drift away from the exceptionally sweet milk chocolate to high cocoa dark chocolate (85% or higher). … Continue reading Dessert: Low Carb Chocolate Yoghurt

A Snack: Toasted Almonds

Almonds contain lots of healthy fats, fiber, protein, magnesium and vitamin E, while being low in carbohydrates. They can reduce hunger and thereby promote weight loss. https://authoritynutrition.com/9-proven-benefits-of-almonds/ Raw Almonds often taste somewhat stale from the packet. Toast them at 180 deg C for 10 minutes in your oven on a dry roasting tray. Be careful … Continue reading A Snack: Toasted Almonds