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Weight Loss is a Marathon not a Sprint

I’ve been on this diet for over 2 months now. So far I’ve lost over 10kg, which isn’t bad going, but I know I need to lose quite a bit more. Actually a LOT more. But how much weight I need to lose and how quickly I need to lose it isn’t really an issue. […]

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Travelling to Italy on a Low Carb Diet

I got back from Rome yesterday where I was attending a business event. Italian food is wonderful, but most of the staple dishes you think of when you think of Italian cuisine are simply off the menu if you’re going to stick to a low carb ketogenic diet. When you’re going low carb you can’t […]

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Cauliflower mash with broccoli and grilled chicken

Recipe: Low Carb Cauliflower Mash

I’ll be the first to admit that I miss potatoes, rice and bread. I don’t miss them every minute of every day, but when I go to a supermarket that has its own bakery the smell of freshly baked bread is both appealing and pure torture. And don’t get me started with patisseries .. I’ve […]

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NSFW Portion Control Plates

While a ketogenic diet might focus primarily on keeping your carb count low you cannot avoid reality. If you eat thousands of calories every day you will not lose weight. In fact you’ll probably put on weight. So keeping an eye on the size of portions is important. When I’m cooking at home I’m able […]

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Steaming Vegetables

Up until quite recently I rarely bothered steaming vegetables. I’d happily plonk them in a saucepan of boiling water and go from there. However if you’re cooking things like mangetout or baby corn steaming is a good option. Years ago I had various steaming equipment, but between various house moves stuff got misplaced, given away […]

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