Christmas Low-Carb Swap Recipe: Christmas Pudding

I'm in full Christmas prep mode now, which includes continuing my experiments with low-carb versions of traditional Christmas food and drink favourites, to make sure I can eat what I want come the big day. This recipe for a lovely light Christmas Pudding - low-carb, gluten-free, and free of added sugar and artificial sweeteners - is made so quickly that you can easily whip one up on Christmas Day itself!

Christmas Low-Carb Swap Recipe: Mulled Wine

Brrrrr, its a bit nips out there isn’t it? So get toasty in front of the fire with the next in my series of recipe swaps for Christmas: low-carb mulled wine. A super-easy recipe that’s just as gorgeous as the higher sugar version, but better for you.

Christmas Low-Carb Swap Recipe: 5-Ingredients Crackers for Cheese & Paté

These beautiful crunchy crackers are the perfect partner to a big glass of good red wine, plus paté or a cheeseboard, at Christmas (or at any other time for that matter). Made with just 5 ingredients, they are low-carb, keto, vegetarian and free of wheat, gluten, sugar and artificial sweeteners. But you absolutely won't know from the taste that they are so virtuous, and non-low-carbers will love them too!

Low-Carb Swap Recipe: Pizza Crust

It's official, you don't have to give up pizza if you're cutting down on carbs! This highly-versatile, low-carb/keto and gluten-free crust recipe can be used as a base for both pizza and garlic bread. It's a miniscule 3g of carbs per serving, saving you at least 84g. And what it's made of might surprise you!

Low-Carb Swap Recipe: Coffee Ice Cream

It was International Coffee Day on Sunday (1 October 2017), and that put the idea in my head to make a coffee-flavoured low-carb swap recipe. And since I also fancied some ice cream, a recipe for low-carb coffee ice cream is what I came up with! This saves you a massive 24g of carbs per serving over normal coffee ice cream. And if you're a coffee freak, be warned - it's so gorgeous that I've hardly been able to put down the spoon!

Low-Carb Swap Recipe: Spinach Crisps

Put down those Dorritos and save shed-loads of carbs and calories with my recipe for super-tasty, low-carb/keto, gluten-free, vegan, spinach crisps! A healthy snack with potential to help lower blood pressure, prevent asthma and cancer, and improve blood sugar control and bone health.

Low-Carb Swap Recipe: Summer Berry Crème Anglaise Tarts

A photo in a travel brochure inspired me to create the recipe for these luscious Low-Carb Gluten-Free Summer Berry Crème Anglaise Tarts. Similar tarts are a classic in any good French patisserie. And here's 3 low-carb recipes for the price of one - pastry, crème anglaise, and fruit glaze.

Low-Carb Swap Recipe: 5-Minute Blueberry Microwave Mug Muffin

This high-protein, filling, gluten-free muffin, microwaved in a mug, is perfect to whip up if you have almost zero time, but don't want to compromise your low-carb lifestyle on-the-go.

Low-Carb Swap Recipe: How to cook Spaghetti Squash

You don't have to spiralise spaghetti squash - nature's already done it for you! It separates into noodle-like strands when cooked and scooped from its shell. It's in-season now, so learn the best way to cook it, save tons of carbs and calories over pasta, and boost your vegetable intake too.

Low-Carb Swap Recipe: Gluten-Free Wholemeal Bread

The new post in my weekly(ish) 'low-carb swap' series is for a delicious, nutty, earthy, gluten-free wholemeal bread.