To me, May is the most beautiful month; the garden is full of colour and life, summer is still waiting to happen. The new season’s asparagus is an added bonus. You can add it to soups and salads, or simply eat on it’s own with a little butter and black pepper, or a poached egg.
There are some classic flavour combinations that risk being forever lost to low carb dieters and many of my recipes focus on keeping them alive. Here’s one that works well for breakfast and also as a dessert. Continue reading
I’ll be honest, sprinkling sugar and lemon juice over a hot, lacy pancake is a favourite childhood memory that has been forever spoiled by going low carb-gluten free. But all is not lost: these low carb coconut pancakes from The Ketogenic Kitchen are completely delicious!
I must confess, I find ‘during the day’ food a bit of a pain. I really love my evening cooking ritual but I’m too often tempted to cut myself a quick chunk of cheese at midday and carry on working. To cure myself of my bad habits I’ve been trying different brunch bowls. This one works well – and it was especially easy because I made my favourite rainbow room salad last night and simply processed a few extra carrots for later. Continue reading
I love my NutriBullet, and wouldn’t be without it but I cringe when I see pictures of NutriBullet cups loaded up with fruit and a few token spinach leaves. That’s not the way to wellbeing. To get the ups without the downs of the smoothie revolution it helps to understand a bit more. Continue reading
Fritatta (fritattae? fritattas? frittatuses?) are one of the simplest and most delicious ways to eat supper. This one, stolen from Nigel Slater’s wonderful little cook book Continue reading
I’m not a fan of ‘free from’ or substitute foods but sometimes I miss sitting down in the morning with a bowl of something filling and comforting – that muesli feeling. Continue reading