Cutting down on carbohydrates has become the health food trend of the moment.
It promotes a diet that is more protein heavy and allows for a larger intake of vegetables.
Move over piles of fattening mashed potatoes and starchy pastas, hello fresh, colourful food and healthy, trim bodies.
Lemony chicken escalopes with salty capers - A great protein to pair with a beautiful Caprese salad.
Trout fillets with dill butter - Jan Braai shows you how to make these on the braai. Pair with your favourite braai salad.
Pork and vegetable stir-fry - You don't need to add rice to this sweet and spicy low-carb dish.
Moroccan fish fillets - An easy Moroccan rub transforms your fish fillets. Serve with this wonderful wilted spinach salad.
Steak, bacon, broccoli and green vegetable stir-fry - Loads of lovely colourful vegetables and delicious high-protein steak with some lean bacon yumminess.
Thick sirloin steaks with herbs - Franck Dangereux from The Foodbarn makes this gorgeous dish. Add steamed greens or a fresh salad on the side.
Roast chicken and grilled peach salad - So easy to make with store-bought rotisserie chicken, feta and beautiful grilled peaches. Delicious!
Harissa chicken and vegetable salad - Buy ready-made spicy harissa paste to jazz up your chicken. This is super-simple and packed with flavour.
Avocado, apple and walnut salad - Use this as the salad base and add some chicken breasts that you have pan-fried in a little oil. Season and squeeze over some lemon juice. Fresh and delicious.
Asian steak salad - A gorgeous salad with punchy Asian flavours and very belly-filling.
Enjoy lovely food people. low-carb never tasted so good!
- Caro de Waal