Category Archives: Low Carb Seafood Recipes

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Best of the Week on FGP: 6-12 July

Happy Monday! Don’t you agree that Mondays should just be for chilling out? Yes – I think that Mondays should be like a recovery day. Or at least for moms… 😉 Moms should get a coupon for Mondays that allow them to just veg out on the couch and binge-watch their favourite series. The coupon

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Feel Good Friday – Comfort Food Favourites

Happy Friday! Here are a few comfort food favourites from my recipe archives – whether it’s lamb, pork or fish you’re craving, or perhaps a crunchy rusk to dip into your morning coffee. {I also like a late-night hot chocolate {with a sprinkle of cinnamon} with a rusk, while curled up in front of the

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Bacon-Wrapped Grilled Fish

We all know that bacon is totally delicious and you can wrap pretty much anything in it and have a winner.. So, have you ever tried bacon-wrapped fish?! I tried it a while ago while watching the previous season of Masterchef SA and boy, oh, boy, was it to-die-for!!! This version is super simple and uses only

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Rich, spice {low carb} fish curry

Rich & Fragrant {Spicy} Fish Curry

When last did you have a proper fish curry? Have you ever had one? It’s something I used to make quite often when we lived in India – with limited meat options and the fact that we got a bit bored with the usual local foods after a while, this hit the spot! I haven’t

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{Low Carb} Pizza with Parmesan & Portugese Sardines

Seriously, I don’t understand kids… Does anyone?! Just as I think I know what they like / don’t like, they hit me with a curve-ball. As a rule, I don’t want to make separate food for the kids that are ‘kid-friendly’, I would rather have them eat whatever we eat and thus be less likely

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{Low Carb} Cauli Fish Cakes with Dill Mayo

I love fish cakes, but honestly, I don’t love how they seem to fall apart a-la-low-carb… So I had this brain wave… Cauli-fish-cakes! Cauli and mozzarella cheese is like the ultimate low carb binder / base. And you know how kids see through anything healthy and wholesome – so the more ‘perfect’ and ‘store-bought’ something

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Effortless Entertaining with this {Low Carb} Paella

I’ve been craving a good paella for a while now… It {Paella} used to be my go-to dish when entertaining – it requires minimum effort and gives you maximum taste and satisfaction. It’s one of those really social dishes – my favourite kind – where you simply place a heaving bowl of it in the

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My Favourite Restorative Omelette in Quiche Form {Curried Tuna Quiche} and Why I Secretly Love Mondays

Hello and happy Monday! I see this everywhere – but I’ll just say it again – how on earth is it March already?! At this rate I’ll be 50 in a year’s time – good grief. So – Monday – probably the most loathed day ever… I would hate to be it! To be honest,

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More Great Low Carb Appetizers – Bacon Crisps & Coconut Fish Bites

Here are another two great appetizers – perfect for #holidayfood or social nibbles: Bacon Crisps with Guacamole: {Serves 4} 12 strips of streaky bacon 1 ripe avocado Salt & black pepper 1/2 cup coriander or sweet basil, coarsely chopped Juice of half a lemon Place the bacon onto parchment paper on a baking sheet and

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Thai-Style Grilled Fish with Coconut Cauli Rice

Thai is something I don’t cook regularly, but definitely will from now on. With such exotic, yet simple flavours, its a nice change every so often. So, here’s what we had: Crispy fried whole fish with a Thai dressing and coconut cauli rice Let’s start with the rice – I don’t normally like cauli rice,

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