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Recommended Low Carb Products

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The Goodies section is where you will find some useful information on a few low carb items that will also help to contribute towards the running of A Pinch of Health. The reason I made these pages is that this low carb website (A Pinch of Health) is something I provide for free and have been doing so since I took it over from the old owners in 2005. Naturally, it costs me to run and also takes up a lot of my time. I do love this website and community though, so it's not like it's a bad thing. I have learnt a lot through this experience, not just with dieting but also the experience of building a website which I enjoy. It's often s... (read more)

'Must Have' Low Carb Recipe Books

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Some of my favourite low carb recipe books. I have decided to setup an amazon account and add some of our recommended low carb books here which was actually suggested to me many years ago by some of our old regulars back in 2005. I have only just decided to do it now to help out with the costs of running this website. This page will be for low carb recipe books as good ones can be hard to find and I will add another page for low carb diet books that are good (I have a quite a few on my bookshelf!). So if I find a... (read more)

Erythritol and Stevia

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The two low carb sweeteners, Erythritol and Stevia that I highly recommend, great for low carb diets, diabetes and anyone wanting to reduce their sugar intake, enjoy! Below are the links of the low carb sweeteners I use, you're also welcome to use my code to receive a $5-$10 USD (they give $10 discount if you spend over ... (read more)

Get your hands on Tagatose!

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Tagatose is my new favourite low carb sweetener that I am currently experimenting with, tastes like sugar with no cooling effect and browns like sugar. I came across tagatose last year when I was looking for a low carb sweetener that didn't have the cooling effect that the sweeteners I usually do. I have been very impressed with its taste, though it's not perfect wh... (read more)

Miracle 'Shirataki' Noodles

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Miracle Noodles are a popular low carb shirataki noodle, low carb pasta and low carb rice that now comes in 5 versions for Australians. They have angel hair, fettuccine, penne, spaghetti and yes, rice! Shirataki Noodles have been used in Asia for a long time and are made from konjac or yam flour. Shirataki noodles, are made from a water soluble fibre making them almost totally carb and calorie free. These are both low carb and gluten free making them a great low carb pasta substitute and thanks to miracle noodles, there's a low carb rice alternative. They're also very easy and quick to prepare for those that find vegetable versions tedious and messy (e.g. cauliflower ri... (read more)