Author - Zoe Martin

Our guide to low-carb alcohol

Judging by the barrage of adverts, the decorations adorning shops, and the repeated sound of Bing Crosby in our ears, it’s socially acceptable to use the ‘C’ word (Christmas). I hate to sound like a Scrooge, but I’m of the opinion that the festivities should begin in December – not the middle of August when your main concern is lighting the barbecue, and clinging on to any sign of the sun’s appearance.

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Feast your eyes on our wicked Halloween treats (no tricks here!)

With Halloween this coming Monday, we thought it would be nice to get creative in the kitchen, and come up with some delicious, low-carb treats! I can’t promise that these will ward away vampires and ghouls… but they can certainly help to appease cravings, and keep you on the LCHF locomotive (so to speak)!

Without further ado, come delve into our cauldron of delights…

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A packed lunch… that packs a nutritious punch!

So, the kids are back at school (insert a not-so-subtle cheer and air punch here), and in addition to the usual duties – is the planning of packed lunches. A low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) lifestyle can benefit the whole family; if you’re for looking for ways to transform your little ones’ lunch boxes (or your own for that matter), look no further!

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Free fruit for children – is it really so sweet and innocent?

Okay, I’m going to play devil’s advocate here, and at the risk of sounding picky, is Tesco’s ‘free fruit for kids’ scheme really such a good idea? I’ll do my best to provide clear reasoning for my opinion, below.

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