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.


PREP TIME – 10 mins
COOK TIME – 30 mins
TOTAL TIME  – 40 mins
Serves: 6
  • 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
  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.
Serving size: 1 serve Calories: 145 Fat: 9.3g Carbohydrates: 6.5g Sugar: 3.7g Fibre: 1.6g Protein: 9.5g

What is Banting?

We often get the question – what is Banting and what is this “diet” all about? The below information can be found on the website

We do not like to call this a diet, it is a Lifestyle change. That’s the reason why our name is The Banting Lifestyle!


William Banting was a British undertaker who was very obese and desperately wanted to lose weight. In the year 1862 he paid a visit to his doctor, William Harvey, who proposed a radical eating plan that was high in fat but included very little carbohydrates. By following this eating plan Banting experienced such remarkable weight loss that he wrote an open letter to the public, the “Letter on Corpulence”, which became widely distributed. As more people started following this eating plan to lose weight, the term “banting” or to “bant” became popularised.

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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 ( 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



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.


¼ cup coconut oil

¼ cup coconut cream or regular cream

4 Tbsp cocoa

3 Tbsp xylitol


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.


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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