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5:2 diet and low carb LCHF keto ketogenic

I've been experimenting with mixing the 5:2 diet and my keto (low carb / LCHF) diet. Now, I don't like many "diets", but I think the 5:2 diet is an awesome concept and have seen friends get great results from it. Of course I think the keto diet is brilliant too! I'm pretty sure I've […] Read More

The low carb flu

I've written about the low carb flu before, and if you just landed on my site looking for information I suggest you read that post. It describes the symptoms of the low carb flu and offers some solutions if you're suffering. I've been on a low carb diet now for just over 3 years and […] Read More

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keto macro calculator for low carb lchf

Are you starting out on a low carb diet (keto, LCHF or similar) or recently started and are wondering if you're eating the correct amounts of protein, fat and carbs? If so, I'd like to point you in the direction of the Keto calculator. My readers have asked me numerous times how they can figure […] Read More

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Ketosis and bad breath (keto breath) post image

The keto (low carb, LCHF or whatever you want to call it) diet isn't all bacon, weight loss and happiness. One of the side effects of being in ketosis can be bad breath, also known as ketosis breath. Since I've been on my keto  journey, I've encountered 3 types of people: People who don't get […] Read More

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Keto (LCHF / low carb) clay pot cooking. post image

My parents gave me and my husband a Römertopf clay pot for Christmas. So far everything we've cooked in it is AMAZING. It's so easy to use, you just soak it for half an hour (the clay absorbs some of the water and releases it during cooking), put your meat and/or veggies, spices etc in the […] Read More

Low carb (keto / lchf) lemon parsley meatballs in bacon tomato sauce

A low carb (keto / LCHF friendly) recipe for lemon and parsley meatballs in a bacon and tomato sauce. Served over zucchini noodles and covered with lots of shredded parmesan cheese. I really love this recipe, I got it from my mom (the higher carb version with bread, breadcrumbs, flour etc) and changed it up […] Read More


Ketogenic diet tips

Ketogenic diet tips post image

Most (if not all) diets function by reducing the calorie intake or other essential nutrients such as fats, carbohydrates or proteins. Ketogenic diets are no exception. They help you shed your weight with manipulating the intake of body nutrients; restricting carbohydrates and switching your body's fuel from carbohydrates to fat. The Ketogenic diet term refers […] Read More

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Keto sticks (ketone test strips)

Keto stick

I'm often asked if it's necessary to buy and use keto sticks. They're small test strips that you dip in urine to see if your body is producing ketones (and therefore indicate if you've entered ketosis. I already wrote a post about how to tell if you're in ketosis but I though this topic deserved […] Read More


Am I in ketosis? Signs and symptoms

Am I in ketosis? Signs and symptoms

One of the questions people who are new to the LCHF (keto/ketogenic/low carb) diet frequently ask me is: how do I know if I'm in ketosis? Everyone's different and while some may experience all of the symptoms of ketosis, some might only feel a couple of them or none at all. There are basic signs […] Read More

Chocolate covered nut mix – low carb LCHF

This chocolate covered nut mix was for a party I threw the other day. I wanted something nice for myself and a couple of other low carbers who were coming. I had recently stocked up on nuts and usually have a plate of 85% chocolate around the house so this was a fast and easy […] Read More


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