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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 [...]

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 [...]

iced irish coffee – 6g carbs per serve

By | December 23rd, 2015|6-10g carbs, drinks, recipes|

Irish coffee was born in the 40's as a drink for cold and weary travellers. This is the summer version. A cool low carb pick me up for busy festive days. Makes one serve, scale up for more. ingredients 4 cubes of ice 1 teaspoon sugar substitute or xylitol (4g) 3 shots (90ml) espresso [...]

watermelon & haloumi bites – 3g carbs per serve

By | December 15th, 2015|0-5g carbs, nibbles, recipes|

Juicy watermelon with salty cheese and mint in bite size chunks is a delicious, light and pretty low carb nibble at Christmas drinks, especially when it's summer. It makes 12 serves and we have allowed three bites per person. 180g watermelon 60g haloumi cheese 10g mint, fresh leaves only 1 tablespoon (20ml) olive oil [...]

white Christmas sangria – 10g carbs per serve

By | December 10th, 2015|6-10g carbs, drinks, recipes|

Great low carb party starter! We used a cinnamon quill as a swizzle stick. ingredients   750ml Prosecco wine 750ml alcoholic cider 50g pomegranate seeds 3 (300g total) lemons 125ml vodka Thinly slice the lemons and remove the seeds from the pomegranate if using a whole one. Chill all the ingredients and when [...]

raspberry chia seed porridge – 10g carbs per serve

By | December 3rd, 2015|6-10g carbs, recipes, the breakfast club|

Good morning summer breakfasts. A nutritious and filling low carb egg and grain free breakfast you can make ahead. ingredients 1l  coconut milk 300g frozen raspberries 30g coconut flakes, unsweetened 2 tablespoons sugar substitute of choice or xylitol (32g) 180g chia seeds Set aside a few raspberries and unsweetened coconut flakes for garnish. [...]

beetroot soup with goat cheese & mint – 17g carbs per serve

By | November 27th, 2015|16+g carbs, hot and steamy, recipes|

An end of spring cold snap in Melbourne, Australia. This is a big low carb bowl of earthy soup in Christmas colours. ingredients 500g beetroot, fresh 200g leek 160g brown onion 2 cloves (20g) garlic, fresh 1l vegetable stock 2 teaspoons (4g) cumin 50g goat cheese 10g mint leaves 4 tablespoons (80 ml) cream, [...]

fish & low carb chips – 8g carbs per serve

By | October 25th, 2015|6-10g carbs, main event, recipes|

A delicious low carb alternative to traditional fish and chips. Can be served with homemade mayonnaise from our first cookbook. ingredients 400g (4 fillets) flathead 2 eggs 100g almond meal 400g turnip 400g swede 2 tablespoons (40ml) olive oil  2 pinches salt 2 grinds black pepper Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/gas mark 6. [...]

blueberry baked custard – 5g carbs per serve

By | October 10th, 2015|0-5g carbs, happy endings, recipes|

This has been requested by one of our instagram followers. It's lovely warm or cold and low carb! ingredients 135g cottage cheese ¾ cup (187.5 ml) skim milk 2 eggs ¼ teaspoon nutmeg ¼ teaspoon (1.25ml) vanilla essence 1 tablespoon sugar substitute or Xylitol (16g) 1/3 cup (60g) frozen blueberries Preheat oven to 180˚C/350˚F/gas [...]

cinnamon almost rice pudding – 2g carbs per serve

By | September 17th, 2015|0-5g carbs, happy endings, recipes|

It almost looks like it, and it almost tastes like it, so it must be it. An easy low carb dessert. We used 4 x 150 ml oven-proof ramekins. ingredients 2 eggs 1/2 cup (125 mL) cream 1/2 cup (125 mL)  water 3/4 cup (170g) cottage cheese 2 ½ tablespoons sugar substitute of choice [...]

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