Breakfasts

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 […]

Blueberry Yoghurt Cake

Blueberry Yoghurt Cake

This cake is currently being made on a weekly basis in our house. Florence (my one year old daughter) adores it. She sometimes has a slice for breakfast usually with a rather mismatched side of avocado (her most favourite food). Otherwise I will pop it […]

4 ingredient banana and chocolate chip loaf

4 ingredient banana and chocolate chip loaf

With only 4 ingredients, this is probably the most simple nut free, grain free and dairy free banana bread loaf you will find. It was created at 11pm a few nights ago. We are moving house today but at the time I was busy packing […]

Mini four ingredient banana and blueberry pancakes (for babies and adults too)

Mini four ingredient banana and blueberry pancakes (for babies and adults too)

I have been weaning Florence now for 4 months and it’s been such an enjoyable and exciting process. Watching her try new flavours and textures; going from puree to mashed food, then finger food to 3 full meals a day. There is currently nothing she […]

Healthy Banana Bread

Healthy Banana Bread

A few weeks ago I was sent a grocery “essentials” box from a company called Bearfaced Groceries , an online grocer who deliver straight to your front door. It was full to the brim with incredibly fresh fruits, veg and grass-fed beef, salmon and chicken. The one […]

Sweet Potato, Leek and Lime Fritters

Sweet Potato, Leek and Lime Fritters

Whether you have a health condition or not, we should all want to look after our bodies and nourish them with as much nutritional goodness as we can get. I am not a preacher and I certainly would never force how I eat / or […]

4 Ingredient Mango Breakfast Slice

4 Ingredient Mango Breakfast Slice

Breakfast for me is all about starting the day on the right track, for not only by health, but for my mind too. It’s something I look forward to as soon as I wake up and it’s something I will make a priority not to […]

Easy seedy bread

Easy seedy bread

I know that for a lot of people one of the hardest things to give up when following a low carb lifestyle is bread. It’s like a comfort blanket that is really hard to be let go of. For me, it’s never been something I’ve […]

4 Ingredient Blueberry and Nut Butter Muffin Omelettes

4 Ingredient Blueberry and Nut Butter Muffin Omelettes

Breakfast can be one of the most challenging meals for a lot of people when eating low-carb but it really doesn’t need to be. I completely understand that you might not have time to be making a delicious packed veggie or meat omelette for breakfast, […]

Banana and Chia muffins (Vegan / Egg-Free )

Banana and Chia muffins (Vegan / Egg-Free )

At 1am on the morning of the Barnes Food Fair I looked at all piles of brownies, energy balls, Quiche, cinnamon bites and roasted nuts and suddenly panicked that I didn’t have enough (delusion had clearly set in). In the corner of my eye I saw […]