Author - Michaela de la Fosse

How to cook low carb for one

We are huge fans of eating fresh, natural, wholesome foods on a low carb diet, although many find that buying fresh foods can be a challenge, especially when cooking for just one. We want to assure you that there are lots of tricks you can use to make cooking fresh, healthy, low carb meals for one simple, hassle-free and cost-effective.

Here are 10 of our top tips on solo low carb food prep.

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Spring: seasonal fruit & vegetables

Although it might not seem so, with all of this UK rain, spring is finally here. And with a change in season comes a change in what fruit and vegetables there are on offer.

Typically, our supermarkets stock all fresh foods year-round, meaning we tend to ignore our very own growing seasons. But eating seasonally has many benefits, one being they are rich in nutrients, but most importantly they taste even better!

Below we have devised a list of our favourite low carb fruits and vegetables that are in season throughout spring.

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Well-known psychologist discusses the power of low carb in transforming his family’s health

Psychologist Jordan Peterson has revealed how transitioning to a high fat, low carbohydrate diet has helped in managing not only his own, but also his daughter’s and his wife’s health conditions.

Peterson, speaking on Joe Rogan’s podcast ‘The Joe Rogan Experience’, explains that his family have suffered from autoimmune disorders, with his daughter Mikhaila being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at just 7 years of age.

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How to Low Carb Food Shop

If you are needing a little bit of inspiration for your low carb food shop, then look no further. We have created a short video to show the kind of foods we like to include in our weekly food shop. Below we have also included a more extensive list of foods to fill your low carb shopping trolley with. We all obviously have different tastes and preferences and would therefore recommend selecting the foods you enjoy most from the list below. If budget is an issue, don’t fret. There are lots of ways to make your food shop affordable; for example buying frozen vegetables, berries and spices or perhaps opting for tinned fish. For more low carb food inspiration sign up here to the Low Carb Program.

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How to deal with Christmas food pushers

With all the parties, gatherings and social occasions, temptation is at an all-time high during Christmas. And where there is temptation, there are quite often food pushers.

It isn’t unusual to find yourself surrounded by cakes, chocolates, pastries and more. Feeling motivated to stick to your diet isn’t always easy. This test of personal strength can be tricky enough as it is, without your friends or relatives pushing food onto your plate, encouraging you to “just have a little bit, it won’t hurt.”

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How to stay on track over the festive period

Filled with yummy, tempting treats, Christmas can be a daunting time for those following a low carb diet. That’s why we thought it would be useful to share some of our tips on how to stay on track this Christmas.

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World Diabetes Day: different forms of diabetes

Whilst type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes amongst the general population, there are many other diabetes types.

As it’s World Diabetes Day, we thought it would be helpful to raise awareness by sharing just how many types of diabetes there actually are. You might be surprised!

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