How to Make Perfect Cauliflower Mash

perfect-cauliflower-mash-low-carb-650Have 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. Simple, eh?

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”

Low-Carb Breakfast: 30 Best Recipes

Low Carb Breakfast RecipesTraditional breakfasts are carb-fests: cereal, toasted bread, pastries, pancakes… So low-carb breakfast is more of a challenge than other meals.
This mega round-up of the best low-carb breakfast recipes from around the web is all you need.
So that you are never out of ideas first thing in the morning.  Keep reading “Low-Carb Breakfast: 30 Best Recipes”

Low-carb food shopping (UK)

Low carb shop UKSwitching to a low-carb diet is a major lifestyle change. Getting used to shopping the low-carb way is essential to your diet’s success.

Most of us perform regular tasks such as shopping without thinking. We just act out of habit, buying similar things over and over again.

If you are used to structuring your meals around pasta and potatoes, you need to learn new habits. Keep reading “Low-carb food shopping (UK)”

Chocolate on a low-carb diet – oh yes, you can!

Unsweetened cocoaDo you think chocolate is the enemy of your low-carb diet? Do you crave it desperately anyway?

You don’t have to suffer. You can enjoy chocolate and stay low-carb.

On just one condition.

Chocolate itself is not high in carbs. It just gets laden with lots of sugar for mass-market products.

If you can avoid the sugar, you can have the chocolate.

How?

By getting sugar-free chocolate, sweetened with Stevia, erythritol, or another low-carb sweetener. Or making your own from scratch – it’s actually fun for chocolate lovers!
Keep reading “Chocolate on a low-carb diet – oh yes, you can!”

Cauliflower: Low-carb answer to potatoes

Cauliflower - lowcarb potato alternativeMost Western meals tend to come with a starchy side dish such as fries, rice or pasta. Finding suitable low-carb alternatives can be a challenge.
This post is about cauliflower – the best way to help you get over potatoes!
I included five classical recipes for low-carb main meals and side dishes using cauliflower. Keep reading “Cauliflower: Low-carb answer to potatoes”