Monthly Archives: August 2014

Are you sure it is Banting-friendly?

I have been blown away at how South African restaurants have embraced Banting. I truly believe that most of them are trying their best to accommodate their customers who are requesting healthy, low carb options when eating out.  There is even a new restaurant in Green Point called The Banting Kitchen which boasts a full-on Banting menu (including desserts). The fact that restaurants are making such an effort is an incredibly positive step in the right direction. Unfortunately, not all of them are getting it right. I put it down to a lack of education and prefer to believe they are not intentionally trying to pull the wool over our eyes. Read the rest of this entry

Recipe: Ginger/Lemon Cordial

Here is a recipe for those of you who want options other than water to drink. This drink is refreshing and delicious, especially when served with sparkling water, ice and fresh mint leaves. It is made from fresh, natural ingredients and contains no sugar. It is also a good option for your child’s “juice” bottle for school. A little goes a long way and makes water taste way more interesting. Read the rest of this entry