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coleslaw with seeded mustard dressing – 3g carbs per serve

By | January 9th, 2017|0-5g carbs, a bit on the side, let's do lunch, recipes|

Fresh and crunchy, keeps well in the refrigerator if left undressed. 125g green cabbage 125g red cabbage 4 (20g total) spring onions 50g baby carrots 1 tablespoon (4g) parsley, fresh 1 tablespoon (4g) mint, fresh, leaves only 1 tablespoon (10g) sesame seeds, dry roasted ¼ cup (60ml) olive oil 2 tablespoons (40ml) [...]

mexican pizza – 11g carbs per serve

By | January 2nd, 2017|11-15g carbs, let's do lunch, main event - vegetarian, recipes|

An easy low carb way to slip back into the kitchen after the Christmas & New Year break. Makes one medium pizza for one so scale up for more. ingredients 1 (210g) cauliflower & parmesan pizza crust - see earlier post - click here topping: 1/2 cup (70g) walnuts 1 cup (85g) [...]

broad bean, cherry tomato and feta with pesto dressing – 6g carbs per serve

By | December 20th, 2016|6-10g carbs, a bit on the side, recipes|

Christmas in a salad. You can use fresh or frozen broad beans. ingredients 335g broad beans, fresh (without pods) or frozen 100g cherry tomatoes 40g watercress, leaves only 100g feta cheese 1/4 teaspoon (1.5g) salt pesto 40g basil, fresh 100g pinenuts 3 tablespoons (60ml) olive oil 1 1/2 tablespoons (30ml) lemon juice, fresh 2 [...]

berry frozen yoghurt – 11g carbs per serve

By | December 12th, 2016|11-15g carbs, happy endings, recipes, treats|

It's hot in Melbourne today so here is a quick and delicious solution. Serves 8 so there is plenty to share... ingredients 500g plain Greek yoghurt, regular fat 300g mixed berries, fresh or frozen 2 tablespoons (32g) Xylitol or sugar substitute of choice Puree the mixed berries, add the sugar substitute and [...]

juicy mandarin dipped in salted dark chocolate – 1g carb per serve

By | December 5th, 2016|0-5g carbs, happy endings, recipes, treats|

What better snack to get you through the afternoon - fresh juicy mandarin dipped in salted dark chocolate, a match made in heaven! At just under 1.5g carbs per segment, you can have a few :) They are a healthy addition to your Christmas table too. Still on the festive theme there is 10% [...]

creamy yoghurt, passionfruit & pistachio bowl – 15g carbs per serve

By | November 28th, 2016|11-15g carbs, recipes, the breakfast club|

This is an almost summer (come on Melbourne) breakfast... Sunny, very fast and still under 15g carbs per serve. This recipe makes one serve, scale up for more. If you are looking for gift ideas, our Christmas Book is 10% off, just use the code ch2016 ingredients 200g Greek yoghurt, extra creamy 1 [...]

vegetable stack with pesto – 9g carbs per serve

By | November 21st, 2016|6-10g carbs, let's do lunch, main event - vegetarian, recipes|

This is a lovely stack of grilled vegetables with pesto. Can easily be done on the barbeque. And if you are starting to plan already for 25 December our Christmas cook book is 10% off if you use this code - ch2016 ingredients 720g eggplant, unpeeled 220g red capsicum 4 large (320g total) mushrooms 120g spinach, [...]

nectarine caprese – 8g carbs per serve

By | November 14th, 2016|6-10g carbs, a bit on the side, recipes|

 Summer fruits are coming in although the sun is a little slow to shine in Melbourne. This is a pretty little low carb salad for two people to share. Makes about 10 slices in total, scale up for a party. And if you are starting to plan for Christmas this is an easy dish, in the [...]

smashed avocado with dukkah on microwave bread – 2g carb per serve

By | November 7th, 2016|0-5g carbs, let's do lunch, recipes, the breakfast club|

Make your own smashed avocado on low carb toast at home and you will be able to save for a house in Melbourne! Makes one serving, scale up for more. Prep and total times don't include making the microwave loaf, that would add 25 minutes to your work. And if you are looking for more [...]

tofu bites with pickled ginger and mint – 1g carb per serve

By | October 31st, 2016|0-5g carbs, a bit on the side, let's do lunch, recipes|

Makes 8 individual slice serves and at around 1g per slice, they are perfect for a shared lunch table. As pretty as they are delicious. And if you are starting to plan for Christmas don't forget our Christmas cook book is 10% off if you use this code - ch2016   300g silken tofu 20g [...]

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