How to lower your carbs in three easy steps

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Did you see the recent story in the media about being able to change the carb count of white rice simply by the way you cook it and cool it? With one particular method it actually lessened the impact on blood sugar by as much as 50 per cent. It’s the latest in a number…

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Cherry clafoutis (low-carb)

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Clafoutis. It’s a lovely word isn’t it? Clafoutis – just had to say it twice. It’s a French dessert – kind of a mix between a flan and a baked pancake, and traditionally made with cherries, although other fruits would be suitable – especially other stoned fruits like plums, peaches or apricots. I guess you…

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Tabbouleh with a twist

So this is the thing with tabbouleh – it’s one of those recipes that you can freestyle with, depending upon what’s available in your fridge or store cupboard. Unless, of course, you’re a purist who ...

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Pink pomegranate dressing

Pink pomegranate dressing

If there was a beauty contest for fruits, pomegranates would surely be a main contender. These delicious ruby red orbs are lovely both inside and out. Break them open, and you get hundreds of sweet ...

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Nourishing lamb bone soup

Well spring is officially here in the UK, but you wouldn’t really know that given the weather at the moment. Looks like we’re in for a blustery Easter. The daffodils are out but it’s still pretty ...

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Banana batter waffles

It’s easy to get a bit paranoid about eating bananas when you’re trying to follow a low-carb diet, as they rate pretty high on the GI scale. But avoiding them really means you’re missing out on all ...

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Sweet little cabbage cakes

These are great, easy to whip-up little snacks or lunch-type patties that your children will love – provided you leave out the word 'cabbage' of course. They only require a few simple ingredients ...

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