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The Egg Fast – Yay or Nay?

For me, it’s a nay… I decided to try out a 5-day egg fast last week, to see what all the fuss was about and also to try and lose a couple of stubborn kilos. Here are the details of the eating plan I followed from I Breathe I’m Hungry. {Do try the snickerdoodle crepes

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Spinach & Broccoli {Low Carb} Meaty Bites

Happy Friday! 🙂 Here’s a recipe for spinach and broccoli meaty bites – done in two different ways, because it’s always great if you can whip up a big batch of something and create more than one meal! {Especially on a weekend ;)} 1 batch of spinach & broccoli mince mixture = 35 meatballs +

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Summer Aubergine & Chicken Curry – Low Carb & Lemony

I just love a good curry – who doesn’t? But it’s not exactly the first thing that pops into mind for dinner during summer… While doing my weekly meal plans, this was created – I had aubergines and a whole chicken I wanted to use, as well as lots of double cream yoghurt. My kids

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Prof. Tim Noakes Talks…

I was lucky enough to attend a talk by Prof. Tim Noakes yesterday – what a great man! Just over a year ago I first bought his book – The Real Meal Revolution – for our book club, because it looked like a really nice cook book. I LOVE cook books and most of our

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A Belated Hello, Happy 2015!

Hello and welcome 2015! Yes, I am just now back in the swing of things {well, getting there!} after my nice long family holiday. {Or, as Trevor Noah pointed out – vacation…} Here’s to a new year, with great possibilities and opportunities. Here’s to a more healthy, fit and fabulous new year. Less stress, less

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Low-Carb Travels & a Super Green Smoothie

Traveling a-la-low-carb is no joke people… If you’re stuck in economy and have a layover – well let’s just say the pickings are slim indeed… You’re best off just to avoid the obvious starches and hope for the best. (You might just starve, because let’s be honest, the choices at an airport include carbs, carbs,

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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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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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#TBT – What to EAT when Expecting?!

I am not pregnant, in fact, I’m quite happily not pregnant! I adore my two boys and asked now if I want more kids, the answer is no… {But the factory is not closed, let’s just leave it at that…} Alright, so I recently installed the Timehop app and it finds all these old pics

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#TBT What a change, a change in lifestyle can make

Hello! Happy Thursday AND a very happy birthday to my one & only {hubby}! I’ve been reminiscing a lot lately, looking at old photos, thinking of our travels, etc. and realised a few things: *The past 5 years have gone by quicker than anything *I’ve done a lot of growing up *I’ve been so blessed

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