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What I Eat

Perfect #lchf no-sugar cheese cake

500g (two packets) firm cream cheese at room temperature. I use Lancewood or Philadelphia 2 vanilla pods, seeds scraped or 2 teaspoons best vanilla extract The finely grated zest from four limes The juice from two limes, or two tablespoons of lime juice 6 large […]

Eating #LCHF while travelling The Garden Route.

We’ve just returned from 10-days away. My biggest anxiety when I travel is that I won’t be able to keep my weight stable and that it will be difficult for me to make good food choices. I’m very pleased to report that I remain at […]

I can have my cake and eat it!

Totally stoked to have devised a recipe that I can bake without fear that I’m pushing sugars and carbs onto addicts. For my no-carb, no sugar berry cheese cake I made the “biscuit” base by blitzing desiccated coconut, a few unsalted almonds and coconut oil […]

Quality ingredients and eateries that cater to fussy tastes impress over “smart” spots

With money ever tighter there have to be compelling reasons to invest in dining out. When I wrote reviews about dining out I’d often suggest saving three or four ordinary meals to enjoy an extra-ordinary food experience believing instead that more value was delivered at […]

Baking without grain flour or sugar.

I love baking. Increasingly I’m finding it difficult to bake sugar and grain-rich items while I encourage people to follow a low sugar and low grain diet. Here then is my beta version of carrot cake without grain flour and sugar. I used pureed banana […]

An open letter to the medical profession

It saddens but doesn’t surprise me that there is such a vitriolic response to Prof Tim Noakes’ recommendation of a low carbohydrate, high fat diet to achieve sustainable weight loss. It saddens me because I, and so many of us, have elevated the medical profession […]