Creamy Mushrooms on toast

Nothing beats waking up late on a Monday and remembering its a public holiday and you don’t have to go to horrible work! We like to get up, put on some chilled music, and cook brunch. Ingredients 2 cups mixed mushrooms (I used a mixture of brown and white, you could add some more exotic though)…

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The Perfect Scone

  I have a confession…..I am a bit of a snob when it comes to scones. They must be: Fresh and warm from the oven Crumbly, not tough Have NO baking powder taste in sight Have good quality strawberry jam to serve with, and fresh cream Served with a cup of tea The thing is,…

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Green Smoothie

Green smoothies are nothing new and it seems everyone is jumping on the bandwagon. They usually have kale or spinach in them and other goodies. I have one at the gym after a workout because they return blood sugar to normal and give you a real boost. I also have them if I’m feeling a…

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Blueberry & Banana Flapjacks

I’m sure I have mentioned before that I love brunch on the weekend, it’s one of my favourite pleasures in life. Sam made these for me and even though it took him the whole morning, it was well worth it. Flapjacks mean different things to different people in other countries. In SA this is a…

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Baked Eggs with Tomato, Chorizo and Basil

This is one of our favourite breakfasts because you don’t need carbs at all – it is filling and satisfying all on it’s own Ingredients: 4 free range eggs 1 horse shoe chorizo, sliced 1 shallot, finely sliced 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half 1/2 red pepper, diced 1 clove garlic, finely sliced 1/2…

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The Ultimate Banting Brunch: Poached eggs on mushrooms with crispy bacon and roast tomatoes

  Sunday’s are bitter sweet. I love it because the world moves at a slower pace and you are happy to lie in bed a little longer and then of course – brunch. Sadly it does mean that Monday is coming…but alas – this brunch can make all thoughts of Monday disappear. Serves 2: 4…

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Keto Coffee Nut Fat bombs

Coffee Nut Keto Fat Bombs

  Fat Bomb is usually a generic term for any snack that is as close to 100% fat as you can get it. They are great for post workout or if you are having a sugar craving. Obviously do not eat these when you are eating carbs! And don’t eat more than 1 or 2…

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Sunday Brunch – Pancakes

My darling boyfriend decided to make me breakfast this morning:) What a lucky girl – although not so much if you have tried some of his other dishes – pancakes however, are his thing and he does them very well Ingredients 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup milk 2 eggs 1 tsp baking powder…

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Overnight Strawberry, Coconut and Chia pots

It’s awesome waking up and having bfast ready to go. You can do so many variations on this with flavours and fruit. Ingredients 2 x jam jars/mason jars 6 strawberries per pot. Stalk removed and sliced 1/2 tin coconut milk 1/2 cup double cream plain yoghurt 4 tbsp chia seeds 2 teaspoons coconut sugar 1/2…

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Breakfast Frittata with Duck egg

This girl that I work with, Jackie, has her own chickens and ducks. Jackie is a passionate foodie like myself but has taken it one step further by growing her own veggies and now rearing her own chickens. She also has her own Umami seasoning. Now, I never buy battery farmed eggs anymore but i…

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Lemon and Coconut Chia Seed Pudding

Chia seeds are the latest superfood to take the world by storm. These little seeds pack a major punch in nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, calcium, fiber and pro. I have been seeing a lot of these chia seed pudding recipes and mostly i just thought how well they photograph! So i went and…

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The Smiths granola bars with dark chocolate ganache

My friend San-Marie and her little boy Christiaan made these and they look amazing. The perfect treat for little kids and grown ups that isn’t loaded with sugar and carbs. Ingredients: 1 cup almond slivers 1 cup cashews/macadamias/walnut (whatever your preference is) 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup sesame seeds 1/4 cup flax seeds 2…

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The Perfect Saturday Brunch – Spicy Mexican Eggs

I love the vibrant colours of this dish….and if you have a hangover this is THE perfect cure. We went for a walk in the forest this morning, and we spent the walk trying to decide what we wanted for breakfast. This is our favourite breakfast of all time. So that settled that. Ingredients 4…

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Low-Carb Mini Loaf

I was surprised at how nice this bread tasted…because i have had low-carb bread that honestly smells like dogs biscuits and tastes like they smell! It didn’t rise much hence why i called it “mini loaf” Ingredients: 2 cups Almond flour 2 tablespoons coconut flour 1/4 cup golden flaxmeal 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1 tablespoon…

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Roasted tomato, crispy bacon and mushroom frittata

Yes it’s another Frittata recipe;) Ingredients: 8 large eggs dash of cream (about 4 tablespoons worth) 200g sliced mushrooms 4 rashers bacon, diced 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes handful fresh chopped basil salt and pepper 2 x large handful of grated cheese (cheddar, gouda, mozzerella, a mixture – doesn’t matter) Olive oil Preheat your oven to…

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Low Carb Granola

One of the things i miss most when doing low carb is the convenience of a bowl of cereal for breakfast. This granola is quick to make yourself and so much nicer then cereal!! Ingredients: 1 cup almond slivers 1 cup cashews/macadamias/walnut (whatever your preference is) 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup sesame seeds 1/2…

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Theresa’s Tantalizing Vegetarian Frittata

My best friend Theresa is a great cook. She took my pizza frittata recipe and made it veggie friendly! This is such a good week night dinner, and would be perfect for Meat free Monday’s Ingredients For the egg mixture: 6 eggs 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon mixed herbs 1 handful grated cheddar Salt and…

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On – the – go LCHF shake

This shake is really quick to make in the morning on your way out the door. It’s very filling, very nutritious and ticks all the LCHF boxes! Ingredients: 1/2 Avocado – peeled 1 shot of espresso, or half a cup coffee 1/2 cup coconut milk 1/2 cup double cream yoghurt, or cream. (I love both…

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