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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Ketogenic Low Carb Diet One Month in

I said I’d try this ketogenic low carb diet for a month and then decide what to do. That month is now up so it’s time to do the assessment! I started this diet just over a month ago and the time has flown. Sure, there have been some low points, but overall things are […]

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Sticking to the Diet When Travelling

I’ve tried various diets over the years. Most of them involved following a plan of some kind pretty closely. For example, the Tesco Diet, was one I stuck to for several months. It sort of worked, but it and all the others ones fell apart as soon as I hit the road for business travel. […]

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