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Keto Brussel Sprouts – For Those Who Think They Hate Them

Keto Brussel Sprouts – For Those Who Think They Hate Them

This post is for all the brussel sprout haters out there. Roasted brussel sprouts are pretty good on their own, but when you make them KETO Brussel sprouts, they are next level and even those who insist they hate them might give them a chance. […]

Keto ANZAC Biscuits

Keto ANZAC Biscuits

ANZAC Day in Australia is kind of a big deal – it’s when we pay homage to the Australian and New Zealand Army Corp, and commemorate all those who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations on behalf of our beautiful country. […]

Slow Cooker Keto Stroganoff

Slow Cooker Keto Stroganoff

Stroganoff is de-lish-us. In my opinion anyway. And in the opinion of anyway I’ve ever made it for! Traditional stroganoff uses flour, so by eliminating the flour this dish quickly becomes keto stroganoff. I pair this with my super simple cauliflower mash, and can eat this […]

7 Reasons To Include Bone Broth In Your Keto Diet + Recipe

7 Reasons To Include Bone Broth In Your Keto Diet + Recipe

Bone broth sounds a bit weird/icky to some people. I know when I suggested it to my Mum when she started on keto, she did not look impressed! Incorporating Keto Bone Broth into your weekly diet can carry huge health benefits, and it is oh […]

The Only Keto Cauliflower Mash Recipe You’ll Ever Need

The Only Keto Cauliflower Mash Recipe You’ll Ever Need

I never thought this day would come, but my non-cauliflower liking husband now eats cauliflower mash. After trying so many different combinations and flavour add ins, this is the best cauliflower mash I’ve been able to come up with! I think the key is in […]

Greek Lamb Keto Meatballs

Greek Lamb Keto Meatballs

I LOVE Greek food, and these Keto Meatballs are no exception. We live in Oakleigh, Victoria which has a very strong Greek heritage and it shows in the food. The large majority of restaurants around us are Greek. We joke that we moved to Oakleigh […]

Intermittent Fasting On  Keto

Intermittent Fasting On Keto

Intermittent fasting, or simply the idea of skipping meals or eating within a certain window, has been around for a long time. Intermittent fasting on keto is a different ball game, as you are fuelling your body with an entirely new source – fat! IF […]

The 7 Sneaky Carb Foods That Might Be Holding Back Your Keto Diet

The 7 Sneaky Carb Foods That Might Be Holding Back Your Keto Diet

If you have just started a low carb or keto way of eating, you will no doubt have realised that keeping your carbs as low as possible is the key to success. This can be easy enough if you stick to high fat foods like […]

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting the Keto Diet

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting the Keto Diet

Starting anything new – especially a diet – can be a bit scary and overwhelming. Starting the keto diet is no different, especially because there is so much information out there, it can be hard to work out what to trust and where to begin. […]

Keto Coffee Chia Seed Puddings

Keto Coffee Chia Seed Puddings

My FAVOURITE keto breakfast is here! I don’t know about you, but I sure don’t have time/energy/motivation to cook breakfast every morning. These coffee chia seed puddings can be made ahead for the entire week and stored in the fridge, and have you full and […]

Keto Strawberry Chia Seed Puddings

Keto Strawberry Chia Seed Puddings

If you’ve spent a while on keto, you’ve no doubt heard of or tried chia seed puddings. Unfortunately, so many of the recipes out there taste absolutely awful, or turn into a solid goop ball in the fridge! I’ve spent a bit of time perfecting […]

Keto Salad Heaven – Pumpkin and Feta Salad

Keto Salad Heaven – Pumpkin and Feta Salad

Roasting up a pumpkin at the start of the week can deliver delicious meals all week. In the past few days, I have made Keto Thai Pumpkin Soup and a new recipe, Keto Roast Pumpkin and Feta Tart.  With the last of the roast pumpkin I made a […]

Greek Keto Chicken Kebabs with Halloumi, Capsicum and Tzatziki

Greek Keto Chicken Kebabs with Halloumi, Capsicum and Tzatziki

A super quick and simple dish, these keto chicken kebabs are the perfect meal for a warm night or for a BBQ. Marinate ahead for maximum flavour, but these can also be marinated for a short amount of time if you are in a rush. […]

Keto Roast Pumpkin and Feta Tart

Keto Roast Pumpkin and Feta Tart

What’s that? You just made my Keto Thai Pumpkin Soup, and now you have half a pumpkin left over? Never fear – I hate waste too. You can cook up this pumpkin and feta tart, and serve the soup as an entree! Roast up a whole […]

Keto Thai Pumpkin Soup

Keto Thai Pumpkin Soup

Soup is the food that keeps on giving. Perfect as an entree, main or lunch the next day, this Keto Thai Pumpkin Soup is ideal for just about any meal, and reheats beautifully.   I am a big believer in planning ahead, and if you […]

The Most Australian Keto Vegemite and Cheese Scones!

The Most Australian Keto Vegemite and Cheese Scones!

Does it get anymore Australian than Vegemite and cheese? It’s a flavour combination I have really been missing after going keto, because I can’t seem to find the right bread recipe to really get some toast happening. Keto Vegemite and Cheese Scones really scratched that […]

Heartburn on Keto Diet – Causes & Tips

Heartburn on Keto Diet – Causes & Tips

Heartburn can be a real drag – always being a bit nervous about what you are going to eat and how it will affect your digestion. I used to get heartburn regularly before keto, and I could never quite put my finger on one thing […]

Coming out of the Keto Closet – 3 tips for dealing with negativity

Coming out of the Keto Closet – 3 tips for dealing with negativity

If you’ve ever made a change to your life, be it food related or not, you have most likely come across a friend or family member who wants to give you their two cents and won’t listen your keto tips. Sometimes this uncalled for ‘feedback’ […]

French Macaroons – The Recipe that Beat Me

French Macaroons – The Recipe that Beat Me

The classic French macaroon became wildly popular in Australia about 4 – 5 years ago. I don’t know if it was the rest of the world as well, but it seemed you couldn’t walk down any street without being confronted by macaroons. Even milk bars […]

Keto Chinese Pulled Pork – Char Siu

Keto Chinese Pulled Pork – Char Siu

Chinese flavours pair so well with pork, unfortunately they often bring a lot of sugar with them. Some of my favourite ‘pre-keto’ recipes included so much honey or sugar that if I had them now, I would probably go on a week long sugar binge. […]

Keto Chinese Cabbage Salad

Keto Chinese Cabbage Salad

I love Chinese flavours, especially when they are fresh and vibrant like in this crunchy Keto Chinese Cabbage Salad! This takes some plain old veg and really livens it up with a zesty, flavour packed dressing and lots of texture.   You can throw in […]

Loaded with Healthy Fats – Keto Breakfast Frittata

Loaded with Healthy Fats – Keto Breakfast Frittata

A weekend cooked breakfast is one of my favourite things. It means we aren’t rushing off to be somewhere, chances are we have slept in and have the whole day ahead of us. After a bit of time on keto you can get sick of […]

Keto Moroccan Stew with Keto Couscous

Keto Moroccan Stew with Keto Couscous

Ahh couscous, the food so good they named it twice! Unfortunately this sneaky grain is surprisingly high in carbs, with 23grams per 100grams. Sure, if you ate nothing else that day with carbs in it you could enjoy 100 grams of couscous – or try […]

Keto Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks, Cauli Mash & Green Beans

Keto Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks, Cauli Mash & Green Beans

Anyone that knows me, knows I love the slow cooker. It is the ultimate quick-yet-slow way to prepare dinner, and with a little bit of preparation in the morning you come home to an almost complete dinner. These Keto Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks are no exception […]

Keto Pad Thai – Full on Flavour in 30 minutes

Keto Pad Thai – Full on Flavour in 30 minutes

Once I started on Keto, I had to work out a way to still enjoy the delicious sweet-yet-sour flavours of this famous Thai dish without the carbs so created this Keto Pad Thai. My husband and I love Thailand. The food, the people, beaches, shopping and […]

Keto Butter Chicken, Garlic Naan & Coconut Rice

Keto Butter Chicken, Garlic Naan & Coconut Rice

I am really excited to share this recipe! It has been a while in the making and (in my opinion!) has the perfect combination of spice to recreate your favourite Indian takeaway. We really love Indian food in Australia, and so I just had to make […]

Keto Naan Bread – The Perfect Keto Curry Companion

Keto Naan Bread – The Perfect Keto Curry Companion

Developed to accompany my Keto Butter Chicken and Keto Coconut Rice recipes, this keto naan bread can be made ahead and re-heated in the oven with garlic butter slathered all over it.   This is a decadent, garlic heavy bread so if you have plans […]

Keto Coconut Rice

Keto Coconut Rice

Once you start investigating keto recipes, you quickly discover that cauliflower is king! I use cauliflower rice for just about any side dish, but obviously it goes particularly well with curries. I developed this Keto Coconut Rice to accompany my Keto Butter Chicken recipe, to […]

Keto Pizza with Two Toppings Variations

Keto Pizza with Two Toppings Variations

If you haven’t already become hooked on podcasts, get cracking! They are an amazing source of information and entertainment and there is a podcast for just about anything you can think of. This recipe uses the best keto pizza base I have found, and I […]

Keto Granola – Cinnamon & Almond Crunch

Keto Granola – Cinnamon & Almond Crunch

I am a firm believer that planning ahead is the key to success on the keto diet. Now that I think about it, planning ahead is the key to success in many areas of life! This Keto granola is fantastic to make a quick batch on […]

Keto Fried Rice – Bacon & Prawn

Keto Fried Rice – Bacon & Prawn

I’m really excited about this recipe! It is the ultimate in keto combinations – prawns, bacon, eggs, cauliflower. Most importantly though, it’s full of FLAVOUR. Too often I see keto recipes that are bland and repetitive – there’s only so many ways to eat bacon […]

Sugar Free Strawberry Jam with Chia Seeds

Sugar Free Strawberry Jam with Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are a little natural miracle. Once exposed to moisture, they quickly become gelatinous and have a wonderful texture, commonly used in breakfast puddings. Here, their natural stickiness becomes a delicious Keto Strawberry Jam!   This is ready in just 5 minutes but thickens […]

Keto Scones, Jam & Cream – The Ultimate Keto & LCHF Afternoon Tea

Keto Scones, Jam & Cream – The Ultimate Keto & LCHF Afternoon Tea

Scones, jam and cream is an Australian institution, no doubt hailing back to our English ancestors. A warm scone, fresh out of the oven is lovingly slathered with butter and topped with fresh, sweet strawberry jam and whipped heavy cream. You can prepare these Keto […]

Keto Lime Pie – Australian Lime Style!

Keto Lime Pie – Australian Lime Style!

My husband and I recently spent a month in the United States and one thing we fell in love with was Key Lime Pie. Upon returning home I wanted to ‘Australianise’ this classic recipe, as we don’t really have access to key limes! Enter, Keto Lime […]

Keto Bounty Bars – Quick, Simple & Delicious!

Keto Bounty Bars – Quick, Simple & Delicious!

While these keto bounty bars are quick and easy, my favourite thing about them is that they store well in the freezer. If I make a big batch of something that perishes quickly, I eat it quickly even when I know I shouldn’t!   Keeping […]

Keto Coffee Fat Bombs

Keto Coffee Fat Bombs

If you’ve been around keto for a little while, you’ll no doubt have heard of fat bombs. These delicious little keto coffee fat bombs combine high fat, low carb ingredients into bite sized delights that you can snack on at any time. One or two of […]

Keto Protein Bars – Choc Chip Mint

Keto Protein Bars – Choc Chip Mint

If you are anything like me, after you discovered keto and starting losing a bit of weight, there was renewed motivation to start exercising as well and that means I needed a keto protein bar!   Sure I had tried plenty of different exercise regimes […]

Keto Coconut Butter in 5 Minutes

Keto Coconut Butter in 5 Minutes

Who knew it could be so simple? I needed keto coconut butter for a protein bar recipe I was trialling, and after heading to many stored that promised stock on their website, got frustrated and thought why am I not just making this!! A $3 […]

Slow Cooker Mexican Keto Chilli

Slow Cooker Mexican Keto Chilli

Traditional chilli isn’t hugely popular here in Australia, and I’ve never understood why! It is a simple to prepare dish, yet full of flavour and is customisable depending on your tolerance for spice. When you add all of the fixings featured, it combines the richly […]

Cauliflower & Cheese Bake

Cauliflower & Cheese Bake

When it gets to winter, I struggle with side dishes. Summer is easy – salad comes together in a couple of minutes and is great to use up whatever fresh vegetables you have in the fridge. Enter the ultimate winter side dish (or main!) – […]

Slow Cooked BBQ Ribs

Slow Cooked BBQ Ribs

Sometimes a picture does not speak a thousand words, a smell does. This is especially true with slow cooker / crockpot meals as they are often the ugly ducklings of food and so don’t always feature in glossy magazines and high end food blogs. When […]

Why I Use Xylitol as my sweetener of choice on Keto

Why I Use Xylitol as my sweetener of choice on Keto

This article is my own opinion and is not sponsored. I include links to studies and an affiliate link to xylitol but all opinions and research is my own. We all know sugar is the devil, and the reason so many people are overweight or obese. […]

Low Carb Keto Brownies

Low Carb Keto Brownies

The debate on how a brownie should be runs hot! It really is personal preference whether your brownie is chewy, crispy, fudgy, cakey, nutty etc etc. One thing is for sure, keto brownies help you to realise that keto CAN be a way of life, […]

Should You Use Ketostix on the Keto Diet?

Should You Use Ketostix on the Keto Diet?

Whether to use and trust ketosticks/ketostix is a big debate within the keto community. If you don’t know what they are, essentially they are a little cardboard stick that you urinate on to get a measure of ketone level. Ketones are what the Keto way […]

Keto Coconut Macaroons

Keto Coconut Macaroons

If you’ve tried my delicious Vanilla Bean Keto Ice Cream, you’ve now got 5 egg whites with no home. Never fear, because these sugar free  keto coconut macaroons are super quick and easy, provide healthy fats, freeze well and also complement the ice cream perfectly! Better […]

Sugar Free Keto Ice Cream – No Churning, No Sugar

Sugar Free Keto Ice Cream – No Churning, No Sugar

It’s Summer here in Australia as I write this. While it’s a sunny 28 degrees today (82F), next week is going to treat us to 5 days in a row over 35 degrees (95F) – in other words, it’s HOT! My normal snacks during the cooler […]

15 Minute Dinner For One – Satay Chicken with Broccoli

15 Minute Dinner For One – Satay Chicken with Broccoli

Friday nights are my “cook what the husband doesn’t like” nights. I won’t lie, it’s my favourite night of the week. I cook whatever takes my fancy, which usually means things I don’t cook often because my husband doesn’t like them. Salmon makes a regular […]

Chicken & Chorizo Cauliflower Paella

Chicken & Chorizo Cauliflower Paella

What can’t cauliflower do? The world has gone crazy for this keto and LCHF miracle food, turning it into everything from fried rice to bread. It got a little out of hand last year, and Australia hit a cauliflower shortage – the only available caulis […]

Slow Cooked Mexican Beef Fajita Salad

Slow Cooked Mexican Beef Fajita Salad

Mexican food to me is the perfect summer dinner. Left overs are fantastic for lunch, but there’s one problem when you are trying to stick to a keto or LCHF way of eating – all those pesky carbs! My solution is usually very simple – […]

Shakshuka – Yes you can have eggs for dinner!

Shakshuka – Yes you can have eggs for dinner!

One thing that has kept food and cooking, especially keto cooking, interesting for me is trying out dishes from other cuisines. Sure we’ve all had Italian, Greek, Indian etc but in my search for something different I cam across Shakshuka. My keto take on this […]

Australia’s National Dish – Spaghetti Bolognaise! LCHF KETO

Australia’s National Dish – Spaghetti Bolognaise! LCHF KETO

If you ask most Aussies what our national dish is, you might get a response like a meat pie, fish and chips or lamb. A recent survey found that it is actually Spaghetti Bolognaise! This rich, comforting meat makes the most of cheap mince meat, can […]

San Choy Bow / Sang Chow Bau – Chinese Mince in Lettuce Cups

San Choy Bow / Sang Chow Bau – Chinese Mince in Lettuce Cups

There are many variations on how to spell this dish “San Choy Bow”, as it comes from China and this is the English very rough translation! To me, it translates to mouth watering, tangy, spicy rich pork mince with fresh bean sprouts wrapped in a […]

Low Carb Caesar Salad with Chicken

Low Carb Caesar Salad with Chicken

This low carb caesar salad is one of my favourite weeknight meals. It is forgiving, tasty and filling and left overs make fantastic lunches the next day. It is also easily scaleable to feed a crowd if you are entertaining on a hot night. I always […]

Keto Lunchbox Omelette – The Perfect Grab & Go Lunch

Keto Lunchbox Omelette – The Perfect Grab & Go Lunch

Last year, I thought it was about time to get in control of our budget and spending. After a few quick calculations there was an obvious red flag – eating work lunches from cafes, restaurants and takeaway shops was costing us a fortune! Enter the easiest […]

Roast Pork Belly with Crackling and Apple Cider Vinegar Jus

Roast Pork Belly with Crackling and Apple Cider Vinegar Jus

What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than preparing an amazing roast dinner? The warm aroma fills the house and you know there’s going to be a fight on for the last piece of crackling. Cooking pork belly with this method enables a crispy skin but […]

Warm Bacon Broccoli Salad

Warm Bacon Broccoli Salad

This warm salad is a great side dish to cram in some more vegetables and healthy fats to your meal, plus who doesn’t love salad with bacon in it?  It serves very well aside a roast (like my Roast Pork Belly and Warm Bacon Broccoli Salad) and […]

Tangy Slaw LCHF KETO

Tangy Slaw LCHF KETO

I’m not sure if it is the same in other countries, but in Australia a good coleslaw is an institution at any barbeque. Every fast food restaurant has their own slaw, most of which are over-processed watery garbage. Not this tangy, crunchy delight though. This […]

The 3 Key Differences between Paleo and Keto Diet

The 3 Key Differences between Paleo and Keto Diet

The popular Paleo diet has really taken the world by storm. It has its fans and its critics, but one thing is for sure – it’s controversial. By comparison, Keto seems to have slipped under the radar but is working its way into main stream […]

What To Feed The Never Ending Pit – A Hungry Husband

What To Feed The Never Ending Pit – A Hungry Husband

When my then boyfriend, now husband and I first moved in together, I felt determined to impress him with my domestic goddess-like kitchen skills. Way before I had even heard of Keto, I thought surely we could eat healthy meals and still enjoy them! He works in […]

What’s the deal with fruit? Can you eat fruit on keto or LCHF?

What’s the deal with fruit? Can you eat fruit on keto or LCHF?

Australia is the lucky country in many ways, and the availability of fresh fruit is certainly one of them. Growing up, fruit was like gold in our house and a fresh punnet of strawberries still makes my mouth water. Our current government guidelines is to […]

Sugar Free Tomato Sauce – Ketchup – Catsup – BBQ Sauce – Whatever!

Sugar Free Tomato Sauce – Ketchup – Catsup – BBQ Sauce – Whatever!

In Australia we call it tomato sauce or Dead Horse but it is well known as ketchup or catsup. Sauce is really the key to so many great dishes. In Australia, a meat pie is close to our national dish (if you didn’t count pavlova and Vegemite […]

Slow Cooker Beef Cheeks with Cauliflower Mash

Slow Cooker Beef Cheeks with Cauliflower Mash

When it comes to planning ahead to succeed at a change of diet, the slow cooker is your friend. With a little bit of preparation in the morning, you can arrive home to a hearty, rich aroma that will make the neighbours envious. Pairing a […]

Cheeky Naked Hamburgers & Homemade Tomato Sauce

Cheeky Naked Hamburgers & Homemade Tomato Sauce

Have you ever thought about what makes a hamburger delicious? There’s no doubt in my mind what it is – a juicy, charred meat patty, crisp lettuce and tomato, melted cheese, and a tangy sauce. Add some bacon, a fried egg and maybe even avocado and […]

3 Quick Tips for Getting into Ketosis FAST

3 Quick Tips for Getting into Ketosis FAST

If you read my last post ( Glycogen depletion, exhaustion and knocked out of ketosis HARD!), you’ll know about my little indiscretion… and that I’ve been suffering out of ketosis ever since.   Getting back into ketosis can be tough, because you are used to being […]

Glycogen Depletion, Exhaustion and Oreos

Glycogen Depletion, Exhaustion and Oreos

I messed up.. I got heavily knocked out of Ketosis, and boy did I suffer for it! After my short camping trip, I was exhausted and had a very bad cheat day.   I have been in ketosis for months now, and believe I am […]

Camping and Hiking on Keto

Camping and Hiking on Keto

Spring is here, and that means some warmer weather in Australia and time to get back out into the great outdoors.A few friends have decided to take a camping trip to the beautiful Wilsons Promontory, a national park here in Victoria with some great day […]


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