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Carbohydrate Food Sources

What are carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are the main energy source for our body. During digestion they get broken down to glucose to provide energy for the cells of our body.    Carbohydrates can be: Complex  derived from plant sources and contain starch OR Simple  sugar, jam, honey     Which carbohydrates should I eat more of?

What’s the deal with the Mediterranean diet?

The Mediterranean diet comes in many different shapes and forms. In fact, there are around 18 different countries lying on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea so it is not surprising that there may be variation. These diets are all tied together with the same common component, olive oil. The traditional Mediterranean diet embraces olive

What is the keto flu?

A common thing people keep asking me, is that after a few days into a ketogenic diet is, why do I feel so tired, and have a horrible headache, maybe this diet is not working for  many people in the community know this induction period as the keto flu. You see, as we switch our

Chutney Etc.

  LEMONY SALAD DRESSING INGREDIENTS Juice of 1/2 to 1 lemon, according to taste, including pulp 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 garlic clove (or more to taste) smashed with a garlic press (see Note, below) ginger to taste (about 1/2 teaspoon) Dash of pepper A few tablespoons of water INSTRUCTIONS In a small bowl or

Biscuits

  ALMOND CRISP COOKIES AND CRACKERS Almond Crisps Here’s what we’ve been looking for—simple crackers or cookies that taste good, are super-easy, and super-low in carbs. These are substantial enough to use with dips or spreads and the variations are limited only by your imagination. INGREDIENTS 1 egg white from a large egg 1 cup