Low Carb Living

With so many sugar alternatives out there, it can be confusing to know what the best low carb sweeteners are. Some natural sweeteners may seem like healthy options, like dates, agave syrup, honey and maple syrup, but they’re just another form of pure sugar. So, when you’re cutting down on carbs, what do you replace sugar with when… View Article
Between net carbs and total carbs, insoluble and soluble fibre, sugars and sugar alcohols, getting your macros right on a low carb diet can seem complicated.  When it comes to carbs, there’s sometimes confusion between net carbs and total carbs and whether to include fibre in the carb content. The difference between net carbs and… View Article
Sometimes you’re just craving some potatoes, noodles, pasta, garlic bread or rice – we get it!! It happens to all of us! Here’s my top 20 list of my favourite low carb substitutes that are great to have on hand and are really are just as good as the real thing, plus they’re a lot healthier… View Article
When it comes to weight loss, we often think about what we are not going to eat – what foods we might need to say good bye to and how many calories we are going to restrict. How does this process of restriction serve your mental health, and is it effective? The key to successful weight… View Article
We use lupin as a key ingredient in all our products – so if you’ve been eating our pancakes, muffins, bread, pizza bases, cookies, carrot cake and banana bread, you’ve already had a taste of lupin. We’ve also used kibbled lupin in our P300 Protein Rice. But, what is lupin, exactly? Lupin is a little legume… View Article
A common criticism of low-carbohydrate diets is that they fall short when it comes to micronutrients, such as low carb diets and fibre needs. As a dietitian, and a firm believer of the many potential benefits of a low-carb lifestyle, I have questioned this. How can a diet that promotes the intake of non-starch vegetables,… View Article
For me, low carb is personal. I know how much being low carb helps me out. My energy levels. Sleeping. No headaches in the morning. Lowers stress and anxiety levels. I also know how much it helps out my family members who live by it. Old school doctors say that diabetes runs in my family,… View Article
I had a big realisation as a teenager where I went from living to eat, to eating to live. For me, low carb just makes sense. It’s not a diet, it’s not a fad, it’s not restrictive and I rarely feel like I’m missing out. These are all arguments that anti-low carb proponents use against… View Article
Nachos, Burritos, Tacos, Fajitas (which I’m unsure are actually authentic Mexican) are all sounding pretty carb-heavy. But there is some good news, if you’re a little bit clever there are plenty of ways to eat low carb at a Mexican restaurant. With the exception of the chain stores, Mexican restaurants in Australia tend to be… View Article
Ever since my teens, I’ve had a love hate relationship with food (I’m sure I’m not the only one). Love being the fact that I love baking and entertaining, and I also love the huge positive benefit the right healthy foods can have on our bodies, minds and overall wellbeing. I believe we are here… View Article
So, in previous posts we’ve covered off how to eat low carb at Italian and Japanese but something that I think we all probably encounter more often is, how to eat low carb at the Pub! There’s going to be a lot of things that are just straight up out of the question, so prepare yourself…. View Article
This is a struggle we’ve certainly all faced before…  it’s Friday afternoon and your Facebook Messenger group from your friends starts going nuts with suggestions for where you should all go for dinner tonight… “How about that new burger joint”, “what about Mexican”, “I’m feeling Italian” – it all sounds delicious but all you can… View Article