Discover the benefits of using monk fruit as a low-carb, keto-friendly natural sweetener for all your low-carb needs. Read more below… Enjoying good food and good company is one of life’s great pleasures. And there’s no denying we all love a moment of indulgence in something sweet. While sugary sweets have their disadvantages when it… View Article
Are you a fan of keto recipes or low-carb baking? If so, you may have come across sugar substitutes such as xylitol and erythritol. While xylitol, which is derived from birch wood and other vegetable matter, is commonly known, you may be less familiar with erythritol (we know, it’s a bit of a tongue twister!)…. View Article
Almond flour and meal has rapidly grown in popularity over the past few years and for good reason. Low carb, keto and gluten-free recipes often call for almond flour and meal.  Below we’ve answered the most common questions we get asked about when it comes to this nutritious ingredient. What is almond flour? Almond flour… View Article
If you’re looking for fast and easy high protein low carb breakfast ideas, we have 3 great new options for you! We have been working hard behind the scenes to bring you Protein Banana Bread, Protein Cookies and Protein Muffins – all now made with Australian plant protein and naturally sweetened with monk fruit. Due… View Article
Baking some treats for Halloween? Make a batch (or 2) of our Simply Low Carb Cupcakes. Choose either Chocolate or Vanilla and have some fun with our icing. Pumpkin Cupcakes. Ingredients Simply Low Carb Sugar-Free Icing Mix Apple for the pumpkin stalk Orange and green food colouring Method Make Icing as per instructions on pack…. View Article
A whole grain contains all parts of the grain; the endosperm, germ and bran. When grains are refined and milled they are stripped of their bran and germ, this depletes many active nutrients and constituents.  Some sources of refined grains include white flour, processed cereals, crackers, pastries, white rice and white bread. Whole grains can… View Article
We recently had the opportunity to spend the weekend down in a place called Brocklesby, about 45 minutes drive north-west of Albury NSW. We were invited down by the amazing people behind Lupins for Life, our supplier of the top quality lupin flour and kibble we use in almost all of our products. They also… View Article
We use lupin as a key ingredient in all our products – so if you’ve been eating our pancakes, muffins, bread, pizza bases, cookies, carrot cake and banana bread, you’ve already had a taste of lupin. Lupin is a little legume that has been deemed a “superfood” because of its amazing nutritional profile – but… View Article
Who remembers having a slice of mum or grandma’s homemade carrot cake with thick cream cheese icing? Carrot cake has been an all-time favourite for decades and we love it – but even though it has carrots and walnuts, traditional carrot cake is pretty high in carbs, with sugar and wheat flour as the base. We… View Article
Almonds are a versatile tree nut. They come whole, blanched, slivered, flaked and ground, so make a useful ingredient adding texture and taste to meals. Plus, like fruit and vegetables, almonds are packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals beneficial to health. Enjoying a healthy serving of nuts regularly as part of a healthy diet… View Article
Many people ask, “What is xylitol?” To put it simply, it is a natural sweetener with many other health benefits. Xylitol is a sugar alcohol that has a crystalline, granular structure with a sweetness comparable to sugar. It naturally occurs in many fruits and vegetables and is produced by the human body. Xylitol is generally… View Article
Erythritol is in a group of foods called sugar alcohols that taste sweet but don’t contain as many calories and have a lower impact on blood glucose. Sugar alcohols should not be confused with artificial sweeteners because although they both reduce calories and glycemic index, sugar alcohols come from natural sources like fruits and vegetables!… View Article
Stevia is perhaps unique among food ingredients because it’s most valued for what it doesn’t do. It doesn’t add calories. Unlike other sugar substitutes, stevia is derived from a plant. The prized species, Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni), grows in Paraguay and Brazil, where people have used leaves from the stevia bush to sweeten food for hundreds of… View Article
Cocoa powder is an unsweetened powder produced by grinding cacao beans and pressing out the cocoa butter. The resulting powder is low in fat, but has an intense chocolate taste. It most commonly used in baked goods, where it is mixed with sugar and other fats, like butter or coconut oil. Cocoa is rich in… View Article