Keto on a budget

When you first start keto you sometimes think, god how am I going to afford all this expensive stuff. Meat and cheese are not cheap and seem to go up every month.  The good news is you want the fatty cuts of meat which are often the cheapest and with a slow cooker you can…

Keto chilli con carne

Ingredients 500gm pork or beef mince (ground) 1 can crushed tomatoes 2 tblspn paprika 1 tsp cayenne pepper (it’s the hot one use to your taste) 1tspn cumin ground 1tspn oregano pepper to taste 2 cloves garlic 1/2 onion cut into small pieces 1 capsicum or jalapeño peppers if you want hotter, 1 cup bone…

Pork Crackle / Pork Rind review 1st Ed

So pork rinds are a low carber staple food – the keto chip. Can be used as a snack, as nachos base, as breading for meats, even as a dessert when rolled in cinnamon and sweetener. We see all the amazing options there are in the USA but here the pickings are slimmer. I am…

Aussie 60 sec bread for Vegemite Toast

An Australian staple. I have grown up a Vegemite kid and I can’t let it go, why would I? So I have amended the famous ’90 sec bread’ recipe to one I prefer and continue to be able to have Vegemite toast every now and then. My version I will call Aussie 60 sec bread…

Death by Chocolate Cheesecake Low Carb Keto

I have a couple of Christmas dinners to attend, divorced parents and all that, I had my first Christmas today. My family are supportive of me doing Keto which is great so I said I would do dessert – knowing I could find something great to make that I could eat. Seeing as the Australia…

Eating out in Australia

So another day out and needed to find a keto friendly lunch. In Australia we have a ‘healthy’ burger chain called Grill’d. I headed in there and decided to have their chicken ceasar with no croutons. Well I was very impressed, the chicken was nicely charred and warm, the egg was freshly cooked also (don’t…

Fast food craving?

So I was at a shopping centre doing Christmas shopping – quell nightmare – and everywhere was carbs and more carbs or things that I couldn’t trust like chinese, how much sugar is in their mongolian beef? So I decided to get a burger but only eat the middle. I got the fast food flavour…

Super quick and easy lunch

Lunch used to be a stumbling block for me when I ate carbs, I work from home and live in the country  so was forced to make my lunch every day missing the luxury of picking something up. I used to get starving then have a toasted sandwich or similar. This is now my go…

Lazy Lunch II

Continuing on the Keto lunch theme which people sometimes feel a bit stumped by. I keep it really simple and delicious with green veggie of your choice. rotisserie chicken slice of cheese mayo avocado you can pretty much do this one with your fingers. Filling, nutritious and delicious.

How it all began – What is Keto?

I am a victim of the decades long WRONG advice about weight-loss which was low fat. All the current research is showing that low fat was a disaster to the health of millions of people, myself included.