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ricotta pikelets with strawberries – 12g carbs per serve

By | May 1st, 2017|11-15g carbs, recipes, the breakfast club|

An easy low carb way to start the day while fresh strawberries are still around. You need to buy fresh ricotta from the delicatessen for this recipe. It is firmer and drier than the prepackaged ricotta. Serves 4. 1 cup (260g) ricotta cheese, regular fat (from the deli) 1 cup (250ml) milk, regular [...]

low carb choc chip cookies – 2g carbs per serve

By | April 10th, 2017|0-5g carbs, recipes, small goods, treats|

A lovely low carb alternative to all things Easter. This makes 12 cookies at 2g carbs per serve so have a couple... ingredients 200g almond meal 1/2 cup (125ml) coconut oil, melted pinch (0.4g) sea salt 3 tablespoons (60ml) sugar free maple flavoured syrup 1 egg 40g dark chocolate (60% cocoa) Preheat the [...]

strawberry chia seed jam – 1g carbs per serve

By | March 28th, 2017|0-5g carbs, recipes, small goods|

Some delicious jam to go on last week's macadamia loaf or as pictured here with some freshly toasted low carb life changing loaf, also on the blog. A great way to use the last of the Australian summer berries; frozen works well too. 120g strawberries, fresh or frozen 1 1/2 tablespoons (30ml) water [...]

macadamia nut loaf – 2g carbs per serve

By | March 20th, 2017|0-5g carbs, breads, recipes|

A rich and nutty Australian bread alternative. Perfect toasted in a sandwich press. Makes 12 slices at 1.6g carbs per slice. Keeps well in the freezer. We used a silicon loaf pan 10cm wide x 21cm long x 5.5cm deep 1 cup (145g) macadamia nuts 4 eggs 1 tablespoon (20ml) appple cider vinegar [...]

almalfi coast tuna salad with poached egg – 2g carbs per serve

By | March 6th, 2017|0-5g carbs, let's do lunch, recipes|

Almost a salad nicoise but with a poached egg. Easy low carb brunch or lunch. This recipe is for one person, scale up for more.   30g mixed leafy lettuce greens 1 can (130g) tuna in water 1 egg 20g pitted black olives 1 slice (10g) red salad onion 20g parmesan cheese, fresh [...]

pizza with spinach, semi dried tomato, cheese & egg – 16g carbs per serve

By | February 27th, 2017|16+g carbs, let's do lunch, recipes|

Easy protein rich lunch or brunch. This makes one medium pizza. You can add one (25g) slice of leg ham which will add the following: 598kjs/142.9 cals, 7.6g fat (2.7g saturated fat), 1303.0mg sodium, 17.9g protein, 0.74g iron and zero carbs   10g baby spinach,fresh 30g semi-dried tomato 30g cheddar cheese 1 [...]

avocado & coconut loaf (nut free) – 3g carbs per serve

By | February 20th, 2017|0-5g carbs, breads, let's do lunch, recipes|

A low carb loaf to go with soup if you are in Melbourne tonight or for your packed lunch tomorrow. A good alternative to a nut loaf, quick to make, with a good crust and moist inside. Keeps well in the refrigerator or freezer. We used a silicon loaf pan 10cm wide x 21cm long [...]

creamy cauliflower mash – 6g carbs per serve

By | February 13th, 2017|6-10g carbs, a bit on the side, recipes|

A lovely low carb alternative to potato mash. This makes 2 good serves or 4 small. ingredients 3 cups (345g) cauliflower, fresh 1 cup (250ml) double cream 1/4 teaspoon (1.5g) sea salt Chop the cauliflower into small pieces. Cook in the cream on the stove top for about 2--30 minutes. Using a [...]

blueberry & kale smoothie – 12g carbs per serve

By | February 6th, 2017|11-15g carbs, drinks, recipes, the breakfast club|

An easy low carb way to start the day, dairy-free and delicious. Makes two smoothies so scale up for more. ingredients 100g blueberries, frozen 500ml almond milk, unsweetened 20g kale, fresh 130g avocado 1 tablespoon (20ml) sugar free maple flavoured syrup 1 teaspoon (2g) turmeric 1 tablespoon (20ml) lime juice Place all [...]

pizza with potato, rosemary & cheddar – 4g carbs per serve

By | January 30th, 2017|0-5g carbs, a bit on the side, let's do lunch, main event - vegetarian, recipes|

Cool night in Melbourne, easy early week dinner... This makes one medium pizza. You can add one (25g) slice of leg ham which will add the following: 598kjs/142.9 cals, 7.6g fat (2.7g saturated fat), 1303.0mg sodium, 17.9g protein, 0.74g iron and zero carbs 50g new potato 5g rosemary, fresh 30g cheddar cheese [...]

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