Tag Archives: #LCHF

{Chargrilled} Zucchini Soup with Smoky Chorizo

Soup is one of those deceptive dishes – it’s easy to make and even easier to get completely wrong! It’s all about getting the right mix of flavours and making sure it’s seasoned properly. I’ll never forget my first attempt at making soup – it was in my final year of high school and my

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{White Wine} Oven-Braised Lamb Shanks

Lamb shanks can often be a very heavy dish, usually cooked in a rich red wine sauce. I love pairing lamb dishes with lemon, just to cut through that richness and this dish does just that. The white wine, lemon juice and chicken stock creates a lighter sauce and adds a bit of zing to

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Zucchini Pancakes {Low Carb}

Last week I had a little rant about so many low carb versions of food that’s not worth the time and effort… These zucchini pancakes, however, are totally amazing! Perhaps ‘pancakes’ is the wrong term… I adapted the recipe from Todd & Diane over at White on Rice CoupleĀ for these soft taco shells. YUM They

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best of low carb

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… šŸ˜‰ 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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Slow-Cooked Smoked Sausage & Cabbage

To me, this is ultra-comfort-food! This dish evokes the same sort of comfort, satisfaction & feeling you’d associate with mac ‘n cheese, except that it’s better – and it’s better for you {obviously}. My love for cabbage started quite recently actually, when we had a layover in Frankfurt on our last vacation. Hubby insisted that

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Let’s Celebrate REAL Food + a Recipe for Chicken Livers Wrapped in Bacon

  I find recipe inspiration in a lot of places – recipe books, Pinterest, magazines, random ideas, cooking shows, etc. and I often try out these new recipes, like one does… Something that’s been really bugging me lately is that a lot of ‘low carb’ recipes out there are just trying to emulate the regular

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Low carb + paleo slow-cooked lamb

Smokey Slow-Cooked Lamb + Some Important Info

Hello my darlings! Firstly, let me get some admin out of the way… You may have noticed some technical gremlins wreaking havoc these past few days, and perhaps you’re no longer even receiving my blog posts via e-mail. Well, I’ve made a few ‘backstage’ changes to the blog, switching hosts, etc. and hopefully all will

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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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{Triple Coconut} Chia Pudding Breakfast Parfaits

What a mouthful! So, have you ever tried chia seeds? Well, I was a bit skeptic at first, and also not really sure about its status – is it a seed, wheat, what is it? Well, it IS classified as a wholegrain, but is extremely low in carbs, as most of it is just fiber…

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