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Eat South Africa: Banting Diet

Eat enough animal fat. This is central to Banting. Animal fat DOES NOT make you fat, and you need to eat it. Small amounts at a time make you feel full and stop you from overeating. Eat enough vegetables. Vegetables should be your bulk-food and this means that you must try to have veggies with

The Banting Diet: What it’s About + How it Works

The Banting Diet has taken South Africa by storm. It means eating low carbs and high fat (LCHF). Whenever you eat, choose more fatty stuff to fill you up and little or no carbs at all. You’re allowed between 25 to 50g/100g carbs a day, so you can have some carbs (list of foods in this bracket below).

Eat South Africa: Banting Meal Ideas!

I’m getting a lot of inquiries about the Banting diet, after the post I wrote here. It’s been shared over 47 times, which shows us just how serious people are about health! As a lifestyle blog, I try to post as much as I can about a range of lifestyle stuff. Food is a passion

The Banting Band Salad

I’ve had over 52 shares of this post on the Banting diet. Here is a gorgeous Banting recipe I just tried out for lunch today. It’s a quick, delicious way of eating salad the Banting way! Made up of 7 layers, I call it the “Banting Band Salad”. Enjoy! LAYERS + Lettuce + Baby spinach +

Your New Year’s Resolutions + South Africa’s 3rd Largest City

What’s on your New Year’s Resolution list? If it’s got anything to do with health or travel – allow me to introduce one way you could tick both boxes in one fell swoop. Visit Durban, South Africa. In 2014, CNN rated it as “The coolest city in South Africa you’ve never seen” (See the article here

Sneaky Photo Shoot Sesh

We had an impromptu little photo shoot session up in Hout Bay for BaliBali Fashion Store Cape Town….. I created their blog here and their Facebook here. Also their Pinterest here. The photos we are taking on the beach and on location in Hout Bay are all part of their new summer campaign. Marketing posters will be

Carb-Free Drinks

PIN THIS, SHARE THE LOVE! Hard alcohol contains no sugar or carbs. Even though it’s made from natural sugars, fruits, grains, sugarcane and berries, those sugars are converted to alcohol during the fermentation and distillation process. Stick with straight alcohol, though. Cocktails and mixed drinks will be full of sugary sodas and fruit juices. Hard

Carbs In Different Cocktails

I went to a gorgeous bar in Cape Town this weekend. They were doing a happy hour with some seriously good cocktails. As a Banter, it’s pretty hard to say yes to a cocktail you know is full of sugar and carbs. You don’t want to break your eating plan but let’s get real, you do