BROCCOLI AND CAULIFLOWER BAKE with cheese and bacon

We found this recipe from Ditch The Carbs over the weekend and we are certainly going to try it out as it seems very easy and it is wheat-free, guten-free and Banting-Friendly.

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PREP TIME – 10 mins
COOK TIME – 30 mins
TOTAL TIME  – 40 mins
Serves: 6
INGREDIENTS
  • equal amounts of broccoli and cauliflower cut into small pieces
  • 300ml natural unsweetened yogurt
  • 3 egg yolks
  • ½ cup grated cheese
  • 1 smoke bacon rasher diced
  • ¼ tsp mustard powder
  • more grated cheese for the top
 INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Place the broccoli and cauliflower pieces into a baking dish.
  2. Place all the ingredients into a measuring jug and whisk together with a fork.
  3. Pour over the vegetables and sprinkle some more grated cheese over the sauce.
  4. Bake at 180C for 30 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened and the vegetables are cooked through.
NUTRITION INFORMATION
Serving size: 1 serve Calories: 145 Fat: 9.3g Carbohydrates: 6.5g Sugar: 3.7g Fibre: 1.6g Protein: 9.5g

Prof Tim Noakes on Banting and LCHF

There are always lots of questions on this way of eating and I have came upon a very good resource where many of these questions are answered by the Professor (Tim Noakes) himself. Broad Categories of questions that are answered by the prof are on:

  • Ketosis
  • The fitness side
  • Banting
  • The Health side
  • The Food side

See below link for the full article. Credit to Sharon Atkins from Spice4Life

http://www.spice4life.co.za/health/prof-tim-noakes-banting-and-lchf

The healthiest little LCHF cupcake and the quickest little deconstructed cheesecake… ain’t they the sweetest?

I have decided to post some recipes on this site for inspiration. One blog that I love to follow is the Low-carb is lekker blog from Inè (lowcarbislekker.wordpress.com). Here you will find all sorts of easy to make Low Carb Recipes. Remember we supply most of the ingredients for these recipes!

Low - carb is lekker. A Proudly South African Low carb, High fat, Survival Guide

Watermark - 10 minute choc-cherry cheesecake

DECONSTRUCTED CHOC CHERRY CHEESECAKE

Ingredients:

125g (half a block) cream cheese, room temperature

1 cup cream

1 1/2 Tbsp Xylitol

Zest of one lemon

Juice of 1 small lemon (about 4 Tbsp)

1 cup of frozen cherries or any fresh or frozen berries of your choice.

Chocolate:

¼ cup coconut oil

¼ cup coconut cream or regular cream

4 Tbsp cocoa

3 Tbsp xylitol

Method:

For the cheese cake mousse:

Cream the cream cheese, xylitol, zest and lemon juice in a mixing bowl with an electric mixer.

Slowly pour in the cream while mixing on low at first, and as soon as the cream starts to thicken a bit mix on high for about two minutes or until stiff peaks form.

Cherries:

In a saucepan on medium heat, allow the cherries to stew for about 4 – 5 minutes and the sauce to reduce a bit.  I did not add…

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