• Handmade Chocolates
  • Low Carb Hacks
  • Grain Free KFC
  • 10 Worst & 10 Best Foods To Eat
  • Homemade Beef Jerky

Handmade Chocolates

Handmade Chocolates | ditchthecarbs.com

Handmade Chocolates When there is an occasion which requires giving chocolates, my children love making their own. You can choose the best quality dark chocolate, with a high % cacao, and you can add your choice of filling. So no more picking out the Turkish Delight, or fighting over the last peppermint. It doesn’t take… 

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Low Carb Hacks | ditchthecarbs.com

Low Carb Hacks

Low Carb Hacks – how to make healthy low carb swaps I’m sure you will have some great suggestions for even more low carb hacks (swaps). We would love you to add them at the end of the post.   Low Carb Hacks – Meals Soda, fruit juice, energy drinks, flavoured milks – The choice is simple. Never… 

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Grain Free KFC | ditchthecarbs.com

Grain Free KFC

Grain Free KFC My children have nick named KFC “Kids Fattening Club” and my daughter has made it her life long ambition to never try KFC. Well now she doesn’t have to. The last time I had KFC was about 7 years ago, and even then, we had been living in the UK for 13 years,… 

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10 Best Foods To Eat | ditchthecarbs.com

10 Worst & 10 Best Foods To Eat

10 Worst & 10 Best Foods To Eat  10 Worst Foods To Eat  Sodas, soft drinks – these have absolutely ZERO nutrition. 1 can of coke contains 10 spoons of sugar! Think about that. Would you sit and eat 10 cubes of sugar? Would you give that to your children to eat? All these sugary… 

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Homemade Beef Jerky | ditchthecarbs.com

Homemade Beef Jerky

Homemade Beef Jerky This post is dedicated to the wonderful Dr Steve Phinney, MD, PhD, co-author of  The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living, and The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance. He is a physician who has spent the last 35 years studying, researching and writing on low carb diet for health, and for endurance athletes. Together… 

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Fried Eggplant | ditchthecarbs.com

Fried Eggplant

Fried Eggplant Eggplant contain vitamins B1, B3, B6, K, and copper, manganese, potassium, folate, and fibre. Eggplant’s (or aubergines) contain essential phytonutrients in their beautiful purple shiny skin, so don’t peel them. Eggplant is a nightshade related to tomatoes, chillies, and peppers. There are so many ideas on how to cook eggplants. Most recipes I read… 

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Fish Curry with Coconut and Spinach | ditchthecarbs.com

Fish Curry with Coconut and Spinach

Fish Curry with Coconut and Spinach I’ve never fancied curried fish, but thought I would give it a go. It’s always nice to find different ways to include more fish in our diet. I made this Fish Curry with Coconut and Spinach using hoki, which is a New Zealand firm white fish. Any firm fish… 

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Orange and Brandy Chicken Liver Pate | ditchthecarbs.com

Orange and Brandy Chicken Liver Pate

Orange and Brandy Chicken Liver Pate Now if anyone had told me a year ago I would be making my own pâté, I would have said you were bonkers. But the more I read about how we should be eating more organ meat, and the only way I know how is through eating pâté, then I… 

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Low Carb Cupcake 3 | ditchthecarbs.com

Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting What’s a low carb cupcake without a low carb Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting? The cream cheese gives a certain sharpness to the flavour, but I like that especially as I have finally lost my sweet tooth (you can see my old way of baking and icing here). You may need to play… 

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low carb cupcakes | ditchthecarbs.com

Low Carb Cupcakes

Low Carb Cupcakes I’ve mentioned it before that I don’t make cakes and sweet treats as often as I used to. I feel it is part of the ethos of going low carb that I don’t want to find replicas of what we are actually trying to give up, but sometimes, it is nice to… 

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TOP Low Carb Snacks

Best Low Carb Snacks

  Best Low Carb Snacks Why do we snack? Hunger, boredom, taste, habit? I used to snack, and snack on all the wrong foods. By changing to low carb, LCHF and real food, you can finally understand your appetite. Being in control of your appetite is the biggest hurdle for anyone who wants to control their… 

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