Travel: Practical Ketogenics, Egypt.

Yes, I’m off on my travels again! This time it’s sunny Egypt for some scuba diving. It’s a real privilege to be returning to the Red Sea where I did my initial diver training many years ago, offering divers some of the best diving that this planet of ours has to offer. It’s only over the…

Burgers with Onion Relish

Tried these for the first time a couple of days ago and they really are out of this world! The burgers themselves are very simple but the key here is the onion relish which really sets off this recipe. Even though the relish contains a small amount of honey, it’s still well within even strict…

Measuring Ketones

In my previous post, I talked about measuring blood sugar. In this one I’ll talk about measuring ketones: how, when & why? Ketones are the body’s response to carbohydrate restriction, as the body moves into “fat burning” as its primary source of fuel. These can be measured by yourself at home using over-the-counter devices, obtainable…

Measuring your Blood Glucose

I have talked in this blog about both blood glucose & ketones, and the possibility of measuring these for yourself. In general, if you are otherwise healthy i.e. non-diabetic, and starting out with LCHF, there is no need to measure either. However, there may be times when you may want to measure, and when indeed it may be…

Dairy-Free LCHF Moussaka

This is a delicious recipe that looks and tastes just like the real thing but contains NO DAIRY! Even though it contains some coconut cream, you can’t taste it, and hence does not spoil that authentic moussaka flavour. High-fat, satiating & guaranteed zero inflammation, or your money back! Meat sauce: – 1-2 aubergines – 400…

Delicious Bouillon from left-over Chicken Carcasses

As per my previous post, I promised to show you how to make bouillon from a left-over chicken carcass, so here it is!  Bouillon is REALLY easy to make and, as per Phinney & Volek, contains just about everything a human needs, both in terms of plasma volume maintenance (salt) and essential minerals & nutrients, as…