What is LCHF / Keto & how to get started!

If you’re ready to learn more about LCHF (low carb healthy fat) or a keto lifestyle, you’re in the right place! We’ve got some amazing LCHF/keto recipes for you! What’s even better is we also have loads of information and support to go with them!

An (LCHF) or keto way of eating can be simply explained as eating low carb and healthy fat  wholefoods, as your body adapts to being ‘keto’ it burns body fat for fuel and the overall benefits and results can be life changing!

You begin by eating less carbs (and eliminating sugar), stick to the green list & eat only when hungry, limit carbs to 20-25 grams or below for weight loss and around 50-100 grams carbs for maintenance.

Fill up on healthy fats & protein – some nuts, seeds, avocado, olive oil, dairy & animal fat, any foods from the green list. This will help satiate your appetite and fuel the body.

Eat more whole foods and start reading and understanding product nutritional labels.

Of course, use our delicious recipes to help make delicious and easy LCHF food for you and your family.

We also suggest to;

Step 1 – Download our FREE 7 day meal plan 

(Check your junk mail folder for the email if it doesn’t arrive)

Step 2 – Join our Facebook Group, come say hi, we are always around chatting there and our members are so supportive!

Step 3 – Download the green, orange and red food lists! The Green list we eat freely from until satiated, Orange list items is occasional or once you’re in ‘maintenance’ (ie. you’ve reached your goal weight), and the Red list items we stay well away from as they are too high in carbs, sugar and inflammatory foods.

Download the food lists here.

Step 4 – Check out the free recipes on our website or our amazing cookbooks. All the recipes are grain free, gluten free, low carb, sugar free, additive free, and soy free! With plenty of vegetarian and nut & dairy free variations –  Easy recipes that your whole family will enjoy too!

Both Thermomixer & conventional cooking methods available.

Step 5 – Read as much as you can about LCHF/Keto. A good place to start is with our favourite Doctors at Real Life Medicine who run amazing online programs!

We know it’s easy to feel overwhelmed so we’ve tried to make it as easy for you as possible so you can GET STARTED today with our meal plans, recipes and online support. What are you waiting for?

The Foodie & The Chef xx





Disclaimer: the goal of this blog post was to share our own personal experience and information as we seek to follow a low carb healthy fat way of eating to improve our own health. All the information in this blog post is not to be construed as medical advice or instruction. Please consult your physician or qualified health care practitioner on any serious matters regarding your health.