Category Archives: Scrumptious Salads: Low Carb Salad Recipes

Top Tips for Surviving the Silly Season – The Low Carb Way

The Silly Season is officially upon is… Year-end functions, birthday parties, early Christmas get-togethers with friends before everyone disappears on holiday and just a general ‘rubber arm’ when it comes to socializing. A.K.A. Your worst nightmare when you’re trying to lead a healthy lifestyle, especially if this is a new lifestyle for you. But even

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Colourful Chicken & Broccoli Dish

I love these dishes that only use one pot! Plus, it’s easy too – especially for a weeknight dinner… Who has the time to cook an elaborate meal whilst trying to get the kids through the bath, preventing them from murdering each other AND enjoying your precious glass of vino?! {Just kidding 😉 } Righty-hoo,

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Confessions of a Low-Carber… {and a super Chicken Salad}

We’ve been ditching the carbs for almost 2 years now – actually almost 3 years..? Let’s just call it 2 years… We started out by just ditching all the obvious carbs: bread, pasta, rice, potatoes, etc. We also avoided all processed foods, but sometimes we’d have some sweet treats… That alone yielded amazing results, both

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Spicy Meatballs with Tomato & Avocado Salsa

Don’t even ASK what will happen when avo season is over… 🙁 Luckily it’s not over yet and we can eat avos all day long! Here’s a fab marriage between creamy avocado, fresh coriander, garlicky tomatoes and spicy meatballs – more like a menage-a-quattro or something… You will need: {for the meatballs} 1 kg minced

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Quick & Easy Asparagus Salad

A quick & easy asparagus salad You will need: Baby leaf salad 1 ripe avocado Olive oil Asparagus Streaky bacon Lemon juice and zest Place the salad leaves in a serving dish and add the cubed avocado. Drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice. Get a griddle pan going on the stove – on medium

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Avocados: 5 Great Recipes + Health Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Don’t you just LOVE avocados? Rich, creamy, delicious and SUPER-nutritious! Avos were one of the things I probably missed most while living in India… Even though the climate seemed perfect for growing avocados, they were nowhere to be found. Perhaps the locals just didn’t enjoy them..?! {Or – perhaps they didn’t have the patience for

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Lazy all-in-one Weekend Salad

Happy Friday! So, what’s on the menu this weekend? I must confess… I love to cook and experiment with new recipes, but often on weekends I just don’t feel like spending any time in the kitchen. The less fuss, the better! So here’s a great recipe that is really quick to prepare and includes everything

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Chicken on the #Braai

Seeing as it’s Braai Day tomorrow, I shall share this marvelous recipe for chicken on the braai: You will need: 1 or more whole chicken 1/4 ‘secret’ marinade I used for a recent lamb braai {Remember to always remove the meat from the fridge a good few hours before cooking.} Use your secret marinade to

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Leftover Lamb Salad – Perfect #Lunch

So, after our lovely lamb feast we had on the weekend, we had some leftovers… Surprise! I don’t know about you, but I hate just wasting food, especially really good food, and I always try and create something new and exciting out of those leftovers. This is what I did with the leftover lamb: You

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