Dinner: Shoulder of Lamb

Shoulder of lamb is naturally fatty and is ideal for an LCHF lifestyle. Put this in the oven for 2 hours and forget about it. Take it out and it's deliciously sticky and gorgeous, and a great appetite suppressant. Ingredients: 1  lamb shoulder, boned by the butcher, not rolled and tied 1 tablespoon of butter 6 … Continue reading Dinner: Shoulder of Lamb

Dinner – Pork Belly Chinese style

Pork is a rich source of many different vitamins and minerals including thiamin, zinc, vitamin B12, vitamin B6, niacin, phosphorus, and iron. https://authoritynutrition.com/foods/pork/ Pork belly is a very cheap cut of meat, it's ideal for an LCHF meal as its naturally fatty. This recipe feeds 2 adults and 2 young children. If you like Chinese food, … Continue reading Dinner – Pork Belly Chinese style

Weekend Dinner – Low Carb Roast

A common mistake that Banters (LCHF followers) make initially is not eating enough healthy fats. It is essential to have about 70% of your nutrients from healthy fats for the lifestyle to be really effective. http://realmealrevolution.com/real-thinking/the-10-commandments-of-beginner-banting A roast is always a nice dinner on a Sunday and is very easy to modify to be low … Continue reading Weekend Dinner – Low Carb Roast

Dinner: Chicken with Leeks

"An Unconventional Cardiologist Promotes a High-Fat Diet", a headline in yesterdays NY times. Read more about Dr Assem Malhotra view that food is medicine here. http://mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/well/2016/08/23/an-unconventional-cardiologist-promotes-a-high-fat-diet/?_r=0&referer=https%3A%2F%2Ft.co%2Fc2nQYdxo8t Leeks really compliment roast chicken. Add 2 large leeks to the roasting dish 45 minutes before the chicken is due to finish roasting. Some of the fats will already have … Continue reading Dinner: Chicken with Leeks

Dinner: Shin of Beef Chinese Style

In Ireland, we are very lucky to have easy and cheap access all the benefits of grass fed beef, in particular the fatty cuts of meat such as shin of beef which really benefits from long slow cooking. https://authoritynutrition.com/grass-fed-vs-grain-fed-beef/ Ingredients: 600g shin of beef a large piece of fresh ginger grated 1 head of garlic, … Continue reading Dinner: Shin of Beef Chinese Style

Dinner: Chicken Cacciatora

When following an LCHF lifestyle, it is worth selecting the fattier cuts of meat. In the case of chicken this means choosing the legs, thighs and wings including the skin rather than the breast. https://authoritynutrition.com/lean-vs-fatty-meat/ This dish uses the fattier cuts of chicken thighs on the bone with skin on which gives a great flavour … Continue reading Dinner: Chicken Cacciatora

Dinner: Delicious Italian Meatballs with Mozzarella

This article has 6 easy tips for losing that dangerous belly fat. The article cites that properly randomised controlled trials have shown that 'a particularly high proportion of the fat lost on a low-carb diet is the dangerous and disease promoting abdominal fat'. https://authoritynutrition.com/6-proven-ways-to-lose-belly-fat/ This is a lovely low carb recipe for when aubergines are in season. … Continue reading Dinner: Delicious Italian Meatballs with Mozzarella

Dinner: Roast Pork

Ireland is on course to become the most obese country in Europe, according to the latest figures from World Health Organisation (WHO) experts. Of course the real issue lies with all the health problems that go hand in hand with obesity. This article from the Irish Times makes for sobering reading http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/ireland-set-to-be-most-obese-country-in-europe-who-says-1.2201731 Unfortunately the article does … Continue reading Dinner: Roast Pork