Low Carb Living

Whenever I am unsure of what to have for dinner, chicken is that one staple that pops into my head as a default. There is so much that you can do with chicken, I would even go as far as saying it is the most versatile meat out there. Saying that, sometimes it is hard… View Article
It’s Friday night, Pizza is on the menu, but how do you keep it healthy? Adding the right pizza toppings can significantly keep the calorie count down and can also make your pizza a lot healthier. Whether you’re making your own pizza using our Protein Pizza Base, or eating pizza out at a restaurant, we… View Article
Eating fruit is one of life’s pleasures, it’s sweet, it’s juicy and can provide a great snack on the go. Fruits have many natural benefits such as being a great source of dietary fibre; they also contain essential nutrients and vitamins and are generally low in fat and sodium. Fruit is normally avoided by those… View Article
Many modern restaurants and eateries are becoming more accustomed to dealing with, and catering for, a variety of different eating habits, intolerances and allergies. If you’re on a low carb, high protein diet, there is a strong possibility that restaurants will cater to this too. Without announcing that you are on a low carb diet,… View Article
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
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
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
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
Food courts have become a common food environment for most of us. Whether we are at work during lunchtime, or just out and about. We are now having 1 or more take away meals per week. Finding low carb friendly options in food courts has become easier in the last few years too. It is… View Article
Where we work is now where we spend most of our day.  It can also be the place where we feel the most stressed, tired, or both and these feelings can at times affect our decisions around our food choices. Tips to help tweak your workplace to support your low carb lifestyle. Keep healthy options in your… View Article