What to Eat in October
Food

What to Eat in October

We’re still working our way through home-grown courgettes (!!), tomatoes and carrots, but what else is seasonal at this time of year? At the Diabetes Diet, we try our best to eat seasonally (it’s not always easy in Scotland), as seasonal food locally grown and produced tastes the BEST. It also helps you do your … Continue reading

Low-Carb Bread
Food

Low-Carb Bread

Joy of joys! I’ve found low-carb bread in Asda of all places… Unlike the gluten-free and vegan markets, low carb high-fat diets don’t lend themselves easily to convenience foods. Hey, that’s probably a good thing. And it’s not as if you don’t have plenty of choices when you factor in cream, cheese, eggs, nuts, meat … Continue reading

Spanish-Style Stuffed Marrow
Food

Spanish-Style Stuffed Marrow

We’ve had a glut of courgettes – we got so many of the blimmin’ things they turned into marrows as we couldn’t eat them fast enough. So, what to do with them? This massive whopper pictured above I turned into a Spanish-style stuffed marrow dish, adapting it slightly from a recipe I found online to … Continue reading

Food / Recipes

Low Carb Side Dishes

Have you been caught out by the vegetable shortage in the shops? British supermarkets have run short of courgettes, spinach and other salad items thanks to bad weather in Spain and Italy. If you follow a low-carb diet, you probably rely more on such vegetables than the average person. I decided to see what I … Continue reading