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Dr Greger’s How Not to Die Cookbook (review)

To celebrate the release of the How Not to Die Cookbook I thought it would be interesting review some of Dr Greger’s recipes to see how they stack up nutritionally. Well presented Firstly, I’ve got to give kudos on the layout.  Rather than wait for a hard copy to ship to Australia, I bought my copy […]

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chocolate orange smoothie

This recipe is from Carrie Brown’s Eat Smarter! Smoothies and Sides.  While not particularly low carb due to the orange, it packs a solid amount of nutrients. ingredients 1 cup / 8 fl oz. unsweetened coconut milk ⅔ cup / 2 oz. / 55g powdered egg white 1 oz. / 30 g unsweetened cocoa powder 2 […]

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stir fry veggies with sardines

This is a simple  breakfast we’ve been doing at our place lately. For an speedy pre-work breakfast we buy the veggies pre-chopped from Coles (in a bag) and throw them in the fry pan with some butter. For some extra protein and nutrients open a can of sardines when the veggies are done. As you can […]

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basil pesto

Pesto can be a yummy way to get your get your micronutrients as well as high levels of fat at the same time. This rustic version comes from Jessica Haggard’s Primal Edge Ketogenic Cookbook. Simple to make, it contains basil, pine nuts and olive oil with garlic for extra taste and minerals. The basil and […]

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curried egg with cows brain

Considering how very nutrient dense offal is, it’s been surprisingly hard to find organ meat recipes that do really well in the nutrition ranking because so many of the recipes are ‘diluted’ with lots of sweet stuff to mask the taste. That is, until Tristan Haggard sent me their long awaited ‘ketogenic edge cookbook‘. Tristan […]

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salad and salmon lunch

This is one of my favourite work lunches. We often go to the markets on the weekend and then prepare a bunch of ready made lunches for the rest of the week. (note: by “we” I mean my amazing wife Monica who knows how to make healthy food look and taste incredible…  I just tag […]

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Jimmy Moore’s slow cooked pork with veggies

Jimmy posted this meal on his Facebook feed a while ago. Slow cooked pastured pork Boston butt cooked in @BareBonesBroth, local organic kale, broccoli, cauliflower, snow peas, home garden zucchini, local organic squash, home garden herbs (cilantro, dill, basil), local Garden blend sauerkraut, avocado, grass-fed butter, sea salt, and pepper. #lowcarb#highfat #ketogenic #realfood #howireallyeat The meal does really well […]

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humans are not broken breakfast

One of the things that inspired me to try this line of nutritional analysis was a post by Angelo Coppola on his blog Humans are Not Broken where he showed that his breakfast tortilla is better nutritionally than Bulletrpoof Coffee. As an occasional drinker of Bulletproof Coffee, Angelo’s approach to nutritional analysis and comparing two very different […]

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keto chocolate cake in a mug

This keto chocolate cake in a mug is another from Craig Clarke’s Rule.Me site. This yummy looking dessert is certainly keto at only 4g net carbs due to the high amount of fibre in the coconut, almonds and cocoa. Unsweetened cocoa powder is a packed full of minerals and well worth trying to seek out when […]

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