Low Carb Recipes

Low-Carb Hot Cross Buns

Low-Carb Hot Cross Buns

Walking through the supermarket earlier smelt like I’d walked into a hot cross bun oven. It was inescapable. Out of interest I picked up a packet to look at the ingredients. I gave up after getting to number 20….I wasn’t surprised, of course. But, is […]

Chocolate hazelnut spread

Chocolate hazelnut spread

Did you know that a standard 440g jar of Nutella contains a staggering 249g of sugar. That works out as a 37 gram serving of sugar in every two tablespoons, or a whopping 57 cubes per jar. Worrying? The alternative options have the same amount of sugar and […]

Low-carb bread rolls

Low-carb bread rolls

“Your home smells like I’ve just walked in to a bakery” were the words of the plumber this morning as he walked through the hallway and he was right, it did. I could have kissed him. It felt like a huge compliment and even though […]

Simple one pan sandwich

Simple one pan sandwich

Monday and Friday are my child free mornings to get work done. Florence is in nursery and so I spend most of my time writing or recipe testing. The first few times she went she utterly hysterical at me leaving her. Seeing her so upset […]

Low-carb coconut butter bites

Low-carb coconut butter bites

There is nothing better than a simple recipe, with very few ingredients that tastes amazing AND is incredibly low-carb! Well, this recipe is just that! A few weeks ago I shared it on my social media account. The response was incredible with thousands of views and […]

Low-Carb Mince Pies

Low-Carb Mince Pies

I recently asked my readers whether there was anything Christmas food related that they would like to see a low-carb alternative for.  The messages flooded in. Everything from eggnog and twiglets to brandy butter and turkey sandwiches. Mince pies appeared a grand total of 35 […]

I am an author!

I am an author!

It is with huge excitement that I can share the news that I am now an official author. My book “The Low Carb Diabetes Cookbook“, published by Penguin Random House has launched today (1st November 2018). It feels like a long time coming, but it […]

Simple Turkey Burgers

Simple Turkey Burgers

Simple, succulent and take next to no time to make, these turkey burgers are great enjoyed piping hot from the oven or cold the next day with a side salad or roasted veg. Homemade burgers are so easy to make and perfect if you follow […]

Easy Low Carb Bread

Easy Low Carb Bread

I adore all of my recipes, but this is one that I am particularly proud of, because it means that I can eat BREAD. I can make it up and pop it in the oven almost immediately, bake for 15-20 minutes and that’s it! It […]

10 Tips for healthy supermarket shopping

10 Tips for healthy supermarket shopping

We’ve all been there. Walking in to the supermarket, filled with ideas of just filling your bags with meat and veg. Then the toddler starts screaming, and the child starts picking up bags of brightly coloured snacks “pleeassseeee Mummmmmmmy” and before you know it, the […]

Sleeping with a snorer (Breathe Right nasal strips, review)

Sleeping with a snorer (Breathe Right nasal strips, review)

For the last 11 years I have slept with a snorer. I have heard every excuse possible; weight gain, a cold coming, not enough pillows, too many pillows, too cold, too hot, too much cheese, too much beer, too tired, I was on my back, it’s […]

Review of the 7 in 1 SmarTfold (& video)

Review of the 7 in 1 SmarTfold (& video)

SmarTrike contacted me just over 7 weeks ago to see whether we would like to trial their latest addition- the smarTfold. Florence was turning one and we had just moved to Cheltenham so it seemed like the perfect opportunity to get out and explore our new […]