• Homemade Beef Jerky
  • Fried Eggplant
  • Fish Curry with Coconut and Spinach
  • Orange and Brandy Chicken Liver Pate
  • Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Homemade Beef Jerky

Homemade Beef Jerky | ditchthecarbs.com

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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Circus Cake

Sweet NZ Roundup – Low Carb Baking

In July, Ditch The Carbs website hosted the Sweet NZ blogging event. As I was hosting the event this month, I was able to stipulate I would prefer the recipes to be as low carb as possible. There were some fantastic recipes this month. I would like to thank everyone who submitted their low carb baking, knowing… 

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Paleo Scotch Eggs | ditchthecarbs.com

Paleo Scotch Eggs

I make my Paleo Scotch Eggs for school lunches, but we also eat them for breakfast and dinner. Scotch eggs are one of the best things to take for a picnic as they are sturdy, portable and self contained little ball of greatness. Apparently, scotch eggs were invented by Fortnum and Mason department store in London, 1738… 

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pepperoni pizza bites | ditchthecarbs.com

Pepperoni Pizza Bites

Fancy pizza but can’t have it? Try these pepperoni pizza bites. Enjoy all the flavour of pepperoni, tomato paste, cheese and tomatoes, or try your favourite topping. So instead of having the stodgy, wheat based pizza base, just load your toppings onto the pepperoni slices. They are so filling, you will only want a few…. 

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Microwave Salmon with lime | ditchthecarbs.com

Microwave Salmon and Lime

We should all be eating more salmon, more omega 3′s to keep our 3:6 balance in check. Microwave salmon is incredibly easy and fast. By using the microwave to cook salmon, it keeps the salmon moist, and it stops the house from smelling like salmon for a couple of days.  My microwave is 800W, so… 

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