Low Carb Dark Chocolate Chip Muffins

Not too long ago I purchased a box of Carbquik as so many people suggested I give it a try to make low carb treats. I have to say we really like using it. There are endless recipes for so many treats that would normally have a tonne of carbs [...]

By | 2018-02-03T17:15:09+00:00 February 3rd, 2018|Baking, Dessert, Recipes|

Mary’s Organic Crackers

I am always in search for some new snacks. Something that is interesting and different from the ho hum of carrot and celery sticks. Crackers can be higher in carbs so you really need to do your homework and check the nutritional facts. These cheeky little crackers are so crunchy [...]

By | 2018-01-15T21:08:44+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Product Spotlight|

Help! I need motivation!!

I know it can be difficult to find the time and the motivation to get moving. With work, family and life in general getting in the way it can be difficult to take time for yourself to get active and healthy. There is many ways to start getting physically active. [...]

By | 2017-07-24T18:53:28+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Healthy Lifestyle|

How healthy are “Health Foods” anyway?

Just because it's found in the health food section, doesn't necessarily mean it's healthy. Between the mainstream media, the Food Pyramid, the thousands of health blogs out there, and the premise that you can just walk into a health food store and anything you pull off the shelves will be [...]

By | 2017-07-06T02:16:49+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Healthy Lifestyle|

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes and Thyme

This scalloped potato recipe was an instant hit. I used Lancashire White Cheese instead of the cheeses listed and it was great. Use any cheese that strikes your fancy. A great opportunity to try something new. There are 19.6g net carbs, 6.1g protein and 9 Weight Watchers points per serving.

By | 2015-06-18T07:00:44+00:00 June 18th, 2015|Recipes, Side Dishes|

Greek Yogurt Breakfast

We make this breakfast at least 3 times per week. It is full of fresh fruit and crunchy nuts. A very satisfying start to the day or even as a light lunch or snack. You could substitute the nuts and berries for your favourite ones but generally we use: 3/4 [...]

By | 2017-07-12T00:27:37+00:00 May 4th, 2015|Breakfast, Recipes|

Sambal Telur

This Malaysian egg curry is my obsession right now and it requires only steamed (basmati) rice to serve. Traditionally, the eggs would be hard boiled, but this dish is far more delicious when they are a little soft inside. To soft boil the eggs, cover them with cold water in [...]

By | 2015-04-02T07:00:12+00:00 April 2nd, 2015|Dinner, Gluten Free, Recipes, Vegetarian|

Pressure Cooker Vegetable Curry

I think I have said this before, I love curry. With its bold tastes and vibrant colour. Next to currys, I love my pressure cooker. If you don't own one I would highly recommend buying one as It cooks your food in a fraction of the time. It is the [...]

By | 2015-03-21T09:20:42+00:00 March 21st, 2015|Dinner, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Super Green Wrap by Live Organic Raw

These wraps are one of our favourites and are gluten free, only 1g net carbs, 3g protein and 2 Weight Watchers points per wrap. They are an excellent source of vitamins A and C, iron, fibre and omega 3. They are also cholesterol and trans fat free About Live Organic [...]

By | 2015-02-02T20:27:55+00:00 February 2nd, 2015|Product Spotlight|