LCHF “Fat Bomb” Burgers

Forget what I said about the salmon & kale, THIS is my new favourite meal! Delicious & VERY simple to make. Full of fat and hence guaranteed to satiate.  Serve straight out of the oven with kale chips, some veg, home-made mayo and/or Dijon mustard. Alternatively, just serve cold out of the fridge dipped in mayo with a…

Practical Ketogenics: Alcohol

This is probably the post a lot of you have been waiting for; “how much can I drink when it comes to LCHF?” The simple answer is the less the better!  Over the last 20 years or so, both the cost and availability of alcohol have respectively gone down/ up, such that now it is…

Salmon, Kale Chips & Homemade Mayonnaise

Possibly my favourite meal right now; tasty, filling and very simple to prepare. We always have some mayo on the go in the fridge. It’s a delicious additional source of fat and will go with just about any meal, including bacon & eggs for breakfast, salads, deviled eggs, etc., etc. Kale is a great source of vitamin K, vitamin…

Practical Ketogenics, measuring your daily carbohydrate intake

I am beginning to get questions from people about carbohydrates, in particular how to measure them and what exactly constitutes, say 30g of carbs/day from a practical point-of-view. These are excellent questions because if you don’t get your daily carb intake right, you stand absolutely no chance of getting into ketosis and hence also of…

Calorie Confusion

Understanding calories, your energy requirements and the source of your calories is an important part of knowing how and why we put on weight. Mainstream media would have us believe that the current obesity epidemic is due to the fact that we are simply consuming too many calories. Cut down our calorie intake and our problems will be…