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Originally grown in Mexico, Chia seeds were highly valued for their medicinal properties and nutritional value. In fact, they were even used as currency! The chia seed is nutrient-dense and packs a punch of energy-boosting power. Aztec warriors ate chia seeds to give them high energy and endurance. They said just one spoonful of chia… View Article
Judging this competition was SO HARD!!! I had over 600 amazing, inspiring, heart warming comments to read through. I was so moved by everyones openness, I made 2 decisions: A. – I ended up choosing 8 low carb comp winners instead of 5 because I just couldn’t decide!!! B. I have a special plan to… View Article
New to Low Carb, and don’t know where to start? Start by following Anna’s Low Carb Living principles. Check the TOTAL carbs per 100g on nutritional panels. Carbs should be under 10g per 100g. Follow the 5 Step Low Carb Cooking process for all meals. Choose meals based on meat and veg if eating out…. View Article
I never know what to call that week in between Christmas and New Years. Its like living in limbo for a few days. Left overs from Christmas are still hanging around, so we stretch out left over meats, toss out salads that have seen better days. šŸ˜‚ We’re also winding up for New years celebrations.šŸŽ‰šŸ„‚… View Article
6 Tips to make Low Carb Cocktails Living Low Carb does not mean that we have to give up the fun stuff, especially during party season. Here are 6 tips to help create a Low Carb Cocktail.   ā£ļø Pure Spirits have 0 carbs e.g Whisky, Gin, Brandy, Vodka, Tequila – just add/ or order… View Article
Hi everyone, Iā€™m Brooke and am super excited to join Anna and the team at Low Carb Kitchen. I am looking forward to contributing and helping everyone enjoy the Low Carb lifestyle through our products and advice. Following suit I thought I would share a little about myself and my passion for food, design and… View Article
What is the difference between Carbohydrates and Sugar? Sugar is a type of carbohydrate. Carbohydrate is a macronutrient present in a vast range of foods. There are many different carbohydrates; the major types are outlined below. Sugars are considered simple carbohydrates; they include fructose found naturally in fruit and lactose in milk. There are also… View Article
Tis’ the Season for end of year catch up’s with friends, family, work Christmas parties and wrapping up the year that was. This is also the time of year where our healthy eating can sometimes get derailed by events and people. Here are some tips to help us get through Silly season, without compromising our… View Article
Updated Dec 2017 Not everyone enjoys flavoured mineral water, and prefer something a little closer to ‘soft drinks’ We chose not to include the standard “Diet” drinks (Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Diet Rite drinks etc) as we all know them. **Some of these include artificial sweeteners, we thought it is best to include ones with and… View Article
How does Sugar affect Weight Loss? When metabolised by humans, all sugars deliver 17 kilojoules of energy per gram of sugar absorbed. The body has an immediate need for glucose for its various metabolic functions. When humans are active, this energy need increases and when rested, the energy need decreases. If the amount of sugar… View Article