Sides

Keto Cabbage, Avocado & Almond Side Salad

This low carb cabbage, avocado and toasted almond dish is such an easy side for a speedy weeknight dinner. It's a healthy low-carb side for those who just started following a keto diet. Just one serving will provide an extra boost of electrolytes that will help keep keto flu away, and heart-healthy ...

Low-Carb Chargrilled Broccolini

I probably should tell you this, but this recipe combines two foods that I’ve never been a fan of. My husband and son really like broccolini, but eating it steamed has always left me feeling unimpressed. And, try as I might, I’ve never been able to love tahini, it’s just weird tasting, lol. BUT. Fir ...

Low-Carb Mediterranean Cauliflower Couscous

We love Mediterranean flavours in our house, so this dish is always a welcome meal as it’s packed full of delicious flavour. It also comes together really quickly to make a great option as a light mid-week meal. When serving as a meal, we usually top with a little flaked fish or top with a fried egg ...

Keto Vegan Kelp Noodle Salad

This fresh raw salad is a great keto vegan friendly low-carb salad option. It’s bursting with bright bold flavors like garlic and ginger. I just love the crunch of the kelp noodles! Preparation time: Hands-on: 10 minutes Overall: 10 minutes Nutritional values (per serving): Total Carbs12.6grams Fibe ...

Healthy Keto Avocado Hummus

This tasty keto & paleo hummus combines some of the healthiest fats from avocado, macadamia nuts and extra virgin olive oil - all of these ketogenic foods are fantastic sources of heart-healthy monounsaturated fatty acids. Avocado and macadamias are also high in electrolytes, especially magnesium an ...

Gut-Healing Fermented Carrots

These fermented carrots are by far my favourite way to make fermented vegetables. Great for gut health, fermented veggies also make a crunchy, tasty topping to most savoury meals – I throw some on my stews, salads, and curries before serving, or enjoy them as a side with fish or meat. The recipe bel ...

Low-Carb Pickled Radishes

These pickled radishes are the perfect combination of sweet and tangy. Put them on the side of just about any meal to bring a touch of pretty crunch to the dish. And seriously, put the jar in the middle of the table because how perfectly pretty are these? Enjoy! Preparation time: Hands-on: 10 minute ...

Low-Carb Cauliflower Rice 3 Ways

Have you ever made flavoured cauliflower rice? Trust me, you need to give it a go! Skip the starchy sides, and make keto-friendly cauliflower rice instead: It’s the perfect partner for slow-cooked meat and flavourful sauces. With only 5 to 6 grams of net carbs per serving, this is the perfect ketoge ...

Homemade Low-Carb Zucchini Pickles

This pickle recipe was originally given to me by my very good friend, when she gave us a jar and we devoured it in the space of a few days. Clearly, she had no intention of being a slave to our pickle passion! These pickles are crunchy, tangy, a bit sweet and have a lovely spiced undertone. They are ...

Low-Carb Creamed Spinach

Creamed spinach is the perfect low-carb side to go with pork chops, roast chicken or fish. This recipe is one of my favourite sides. I even included it as part of a complete meal in my upcoming Beginner's KetoDiet Cookbook that will be out in April 2018 and is available to preorder! Spinach is not j ...

Quick & Easy Cucumber Radish Salad

This keto salad is based on an old classic - creamy cucumber salad. What I love about it most is that it takes just a few minutes to prepare and uses a few simple ingredients. Unlike the traditional recipe which includes sour cream, I made it dairy-free by using paleo mayonnaise and added sliced rad ...

Homemade Pink Sauerkraut

I’ve been trying to get more fermented foods into my daily diet. I brew my own kombucha and love that, but I’d really like to branch out into different types of fermentation. Sauerkraut is a brilliant beginners ferment and the addition of grated beetroot in this one gives it such a pretty, jewel-lik ...

Keto Green Goddess Fritters

Looking for an easy, low-carb breakfast recipe? These Keto Green Goddess Fritters topped with heart healthy smashed avocado are a great way to start the day. Packed full of nourishing greens, cream cheese and a little chilli, they’re the perfect balance of flavours that will keep you satisfied until ...

The Best Keto Cauliflower Cheese

Cauliflower Cheese is comfort food at its best and this keto version is one of the tastiest I’ve ever had. Topped with a speedy low carb crumb and fresh thyme gives it a special extra twist that’s sure to please. Serve with your favourite side of protein or as an accompaniment with Sunday lunch. Roa ...

Low-Carb Golden Crumbed Cauliflower

I love cauliflower. Any cauliflower. In fact, when I was young we lived quite a distance from the market and it was not unheard of for little ole me to snack away on my poor mother’s freshly purchased cauliflower head during the car ride home. I still adore raw cauliflower, but this yummy “crumbed” ...

Low-Carb Pork, Sage & Bacon Stuffing

What Christmas dinner would be complete without a generous helping of stuffing? Traditional flavours of pork and sage but with festive hints of cranberry and macadamia. I’ve used macadamias instead of chestnuts to keep it low carb. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and really enjoy my ultimate K ...

Low-Carb Pickled Avocado

Pickled avocado! Have you ever had it? While I’m admittedly a lover of all things pickled this may just be my favorite new way to eat avocado! These tangy slices are delicious on tacos, soups, salads, and even smashed as guacamole sans lime juice. They keep for about a week so this is a fun way to j ...

Low-Carb Braised Fennel with Lemon

Fennel is one of my favorite side dishes especially when paired with lemon. This low-carb side dish is perfect for large family dinners, holidays, and to have on hand through the week. I even add this braised fennel to salads! It’s great with any entree but especially good with salmon. Don’t take my ...

6-Ingredient Keto Pork Belly Kale

If you’re like me and can’t stomach eating an entire bunch of raw greens then this recipe is for you! I’m always amazed at how much kale shrinks when cooked! This keto & paleo Pork Belly Kale is packed with flavor and even the veggie haters in your home will love it! This is one of my favorite low c ...