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We all know that sauces can make or break the dinner you have been thinking about all day. When you’re hungry (or perhaps ‘hangry’), it’s good to have a bank of recipes to rely on to spice up a mid-week meal.  Unfortunately, many shop bought sauces and dips that we think may be healthy are… View Article
What is your daily recommended protein intake? It’s the big question that’s been asked and answered many times with differing responses. So now what? There is a simple formula that can be used to work approximately how much protein your body actually needs and I’ll get to that in just a sec. First let’s go through… View Article
Meal Prep can often be a vital part of staying on track with your nutritional goals. Often the foods available to grab on-the-go will be loaded with carbs and sugar and not much protein, so it’s often much better to spend the time prepping your own meals and snacks. Here at The Protein Bread Co,… View Article
Ever wondered what cheeses were the highest in Protein? Cheese is a great addition to any meal or as a snack on its own to bump up your Protein intake without also increasing your Carb intake. At The Protein Bread Co, we love melting Edam or Swiss on Protein Bread for the perfect Grilled Cheese,… View Article
Struggling to find a cafe where there isn’t bread, grains or spuds on pretty much every menu item? In-house Nutritionist Melissa knows her health cafes, so here you go – a roundup of Sydney spots that cater to your low carb needs…Proof that you can dine out and still be low carb! 5. Hale &… View Article
Turns out your ‘low carb’ snack may not be as low carb as you thought… Nuts are typically seen as a convenient low carb option, but they’re not all created equal when it comes to their carb content. This list is in descending order of carb content, and we’ve also included a bit of a nutrient… View Article
With so many of us having super stationary desk jobs, getting enough movement in on a weekday can be challenging. Here are five tips from us at The Protein Bread Co for upping the exercise while at work. 5. Walking Meetings For quick catch up meetings, our cofounder Luke suggests we debrief while going for… View Article
For when you’re short on time for meal prep, these supermarket snacks each give you a decent serve of protein, but without all the chemically ingredients you often find in ‘high protein’ snacks. Don’t worry, tinned tuna not included. By in-house Nutritionist Melissa Fine.   Chia Co Cacao Dark Chia Pod A great grab-and-go option,… View Article
Do you have work meetings in cafes or restaurants? Or find yourself eating out a fair bit through your week?  Or just prefer someone else to do the cooking 😀  YAY! If you get to choose where you are going, certain cuisines are more low carb friendly than others. I usually go for Pub meals (switch… View Article
Coconut Cream is such a great ingredient for all baking and cooking, especially for Low Carb Living. It’s such a beautiful creamy taste that works well in curries, cakes and desserts. When it comes to coconut cream 100% or as close to is best! It is quite high in fat, so if you are watching… View Article
You really can’t beat a stir-fry for a fast and easy dinner! Grab all the veggies you have in your fridge, some chicken, beef or Tofu and off you go! To keep your stir-fry Low Carb always use mainly green veggies. MOST Teriyaki Sauces averaged 40-60g of carbs per 100ml and sugar was the main… View Article
Nothing beats a good BBQ – nice meat, a few drinks and some beautiful salads. When it comes to Sausages however you have to be really careful. Many are packed with fillers that really increase the carb content and if you’re following a Gluten-Free diet you really need to check if the fillers are starch-based… View Article
There’s nothing better than a big juicy hamburger with lettuce, tomato, onion, bacon, eggs, cheese, pineapple, bbq sauce…… Oh, I could go on forever! Or how about some beautiful low carb burger patties with a plate of tasty salads at a BBQ. You need to be so careful if you’re buying shop-bought patties as the… View Article
Anna grew up on soy milk, as when she was younger she had an allergy to dairy. Even though she can tolerate dairy now, she still prefers the taste of soy milk. While there is a lot of information on the internet about soy not being good for you, it may be the non-dairy alternative… View Article