The Protein Bread Co low carb pancakes

If you’ve been with me for a while, you’d know I’m a new fan of The Protein Bread Co – a company dedicated to making low carb options both accessible and delicious. I’ve had the Pancake mix for a while and had made one batch that were OK. This time I added some sweetener and […]

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Not all cheeses are created equal

The brilliance of an idea struck me a few weeks ago and I set myself up for what would sure be a tremendous low carb success. Pride comes before a fall… If you’ve been around the low carb traps for a while, you’d have heard of Parmesan chips. Not having any fresh parmesan, the spark […]

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Japanese Curry

We both like the odd Japanese curry but the kind you can get from most places is full of white rice, no veg and almost certainly a butt-load of carbs. So the other day I decided to appropriate the idea of some colleagues. A few months ago we’d discussed the idea of making a Japanese […]

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Chicken & Bacon Pot Pies

About two years ago I found this great recipe for Chicken & Bacon Pot Pies and then about one month later I promptly lost it (don’t tell Bryan, he’s forever frustrated with my lack of tidiness). I thought it was gone for good in one of my spontaneous clean outs. But just last week I […]

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Low carb bread from The Protein Bread Co.

Finally!  I’ve found a bread that we can eat! Low carb bread from The Protein Bread Co is the shizz (in technical terms). When a reader sent through a savoury muffins recipe, I finally found The Protein Bread Co. I don’t know under which rock I’d been hiding, but I’d not heard of them before then. […]

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Trumped up apples

A few weeks ago I posted on Facebook about having tahini on apples. And that kinda sparked a few ideas around the place. T, one of the ladies I work with, has Herbamare on her apples. Yes, Herbamare. Essentially just salt. Salty apple… I was brave enough to give it a go but I could […]

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savoury muffins

Savoury Muffins (reader submission)

I had never heard of the Protein Bread Co before, let alone their Savoury Muffin Mix. However, both are definitely now on my ‘to try’ list! A reader gave the muffins a go and kindly sent through their photos and serving suggestions to share. If you have a recipe to share, please contact me at cutdowncarbs@gmail.com […]

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Mustard chicken (reader submission)

So a friend of mine saw my Three Mustard Chicken recipe recently and let me know of a similar version that’s one of her regulars. I will vouch for its deliciousness! Print Recipe Mustard chicken (reader submission) Course Main Dish Prep Time 10 minutes Servings people Ingredients 1 chicken breast diced2 tbs seed mustard2 tbs […]

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Giant cheesy meatballs

When a cookbook from the 80s jumped in front me, I discovered that I wasn’t too good at a retro classic. Giant cheesy meatballs though: sorted.

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