How Envy Impacts a Keto or Banting Weight Loss Transformation

by Victoria Webster, Clinical Psychologist   “Magic mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?”  We all know this famous question asked by the narcissistic Evil Queen of the fairy tale Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. We also know that the Evil Queen didn’t get the answer she was looking for […]

Creamy Dijon Mustard Sauce with Pork Cutlets by Manu Fiedel


Creamy Dijon mustard sauce Serves 2   Ingredients For the pork cutlets: 2 x 250g pork cutlets Salt and pepper 1 tablespoon olive oil 30g butter For the sauce: 1 tablespoon olive oil 30g butter 2 shallots, finely diced 1 clove garlic, finely diced 150ml dry white wine 150ml chicken stock 150ml cream 30g Dijon […]

Nigel Slater’s Coq au Riesling cooked by Alida Ryder


Coq au Riesling Serves: 4 Ingredients 50g butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 onions, finely chopped 125g streaky bacon or pancetta, sliced into thin strips 4 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced 8 chicken pieces on the bone (leg and thighs) 250g portabellini or chestnut mushrooms, sliced 500ml Riesling or any other dry white wine […]

Fillet Steak Gremolata – Gordon Ramsay


Fillet Steak Gremolata Serves 2   Ingredients: 2 x 250g beef fillet steaks salt and pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves of garlic, smashed with the back of a knife 1 stalk of rosemary 5 stalks of thyme 2 bay leaves 200ml chicken stock extra olive oil for plating For the gremolata: 20g Italian […]

Paneer Jalfrezi by Maunika Gowardhan


Paneer Jalfrezi Serves 1 Ingredients: 230gms paneer diced in cubes 3 tablespoons coconut oil 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 medium onion, thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped to a paste 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon ground coriander ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric 1 medium green pepper, seeds removed and thinly sliced 1 small tomato, sliced […]

Byron Talbott’s Ahi tuna poke


Ahi tuna poke Serves 2 Ingredients: For the tuna: 250g ahi tuna, trimmed and diced 5g fresh chives, sliced finely 3-4 tablespoons sesame oil 1 teaspoon grated ginger 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon paprika ½ teaspoon garlic salt 1 tsp lime zest 1 tablespoon Tamari soya sauce 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar For the […]

Alida Ryder’s Easy Caprese Chicken


Easy Caprese Chicken Serves: 4 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes   Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 large chicken breast fillets 1x 400g (14oz) can chopped tomatoes 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons fresh basil, sliced 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese Salt and pepper A handful of fresh basil leaves for […]

How to get Willpower on Keto and Banting


I often preach about setting goals and building a web of accountability. Now that I’m a few weeks into my training schedule for the Sub 90 Half Marathon Challenge I set down, I’ve had some time to reflect on my motivation. I followed our advice and served myself the summons that I always talk about. […]