Do you miss fruit on your low-carb diet?
Fruit is a great source of vitamins and fibre. But it is high in sugar.
Most fruit is off-limits on low-carb. Those of us who love fruit struggle to let it go.
Maybe you miss the sweet but tangy taste of fruit. Maybe it’s the crunchy texture.
Keep reading “Low-carb fruit cravings”
Low-carb snacks are bit of a challenge, especially for low-carb diet beginners. All standard options like sweets, pastries or fruit are high in carbs.
Sure, there are some low-carb foods that make great snacks – for example, cheese cubes, olives or berries. And natural whole foods are better for you than pre-packaged products.
Keep reading “Low-Carb Snacks to Buy”
Are you worried about low-carb food prices? Does a low-carb diet mean spending a lot more money on groceries?
Staple low-carb foods like fresh meat, fish and vegetables can be expensive – but for a good reason. High-quality foods are more nutritious and healthy than cheap refined carbohydrates.
Keep reading “How to save money on low-carb foods”
Low-carb side dishes can be a challenge for beginners. Maybe because we are all so used to carb-fest sides like potatoes, rice and noodles.
Vegetables to the rescue!
Clever low-carb versions of traditional side dishes exist – like cauliflower mash instead of mashed potatoes. And plenty of delicious vegetable recipes are naturally low in carbs. Keep reading “35 Low-Carb Keto Side Dishes”
Low-carb is a great diet for food lovers. You can have incredibly rich and satisfying meals. Succulent steak, scrumptious roast chicken, crispy bacon… Keep reading “Simple Low-Carb Food Substitutes”
The best part of going low-carb is all the great food you get to eat – while losing weight.
Crispy bacon for breakfast. Juicy steak. Creamy rich desserts. Butter!
The list goes on and on…
Look at all these fantastically rich and scrumptious foods you can enjoy freely on your low-carb diet – and still lose weight!
Keep reading “20 Great Low-Carb Foods and Treats”
Are you eating enough fat? If you are on a ketogenic diet, like Keto or Atkins Induction, you must eat fat to get thin.
Fat is wonderful. Fat adds joy to food. You can indulge in fantastically rich and scrumptious meals while losing weight. Easy, right?
But we’ve been brainwashed by decades of misguided anti-fat propaganda. Habits are hard to reverse.
Keep reading “30 Ways to Eat More Fat”
Are you diligent about counting your carbs? Every gram matters when you are aiming for a very low daily intake.
You are probably already careful about checking food labels, weighing your food, and keeping a food diary. Keep reading “Net Carbs – Avoiding Common Mistakes”
Truvia is a granulated sugar substitute.
I have tried many sweetener brands, but finally settled on Truvia as my preferred option. I now use it in all of my low-carb recipes.
Lately, I’ve been getting lots of questions and comments about Truvia.
There seems to be some confusion on whether it is suitable for low-carb dieters. Keep reading “Is Truvia sweetener ok for low-carb diets?”
Have you already tried cauliflower mash? If you do it right, you will never miss mashed potatoes.
The basic recipe is self-explanatory: cook some cauliflower, and mash it.
You could just do that and get an adequate low-carb side dish. It might be a bit watery and taste not so great, but at least it will be low-carb. Keep reading “How to Make Perfect Cauliflower Mash”