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Weight-Loss Downloads

Kim So many people are asking for my help but either can’t afford the consultation fees or don’t want long distance consultations.

I really want to help as many people as I can, I work hard on the free recipes and want to make my weight-loss guides as affordable as possible.

Therefore I have been working for months on gathering all my years of experience in helping people lose weight into PDF’s that you will be able to download and use as a lifetime set of guides, so that YOU can become your OWN weight-loss coach!

YOU GET ALL THE PLANS FOR £5!   ($7.50)  I will cover the Low-carb (LCHF/Ketogenic) plan, the Paleo plan, the Food-combining plan, with sample menus, shopping lists, plan comparisons, fast results guide and ways to boost your weight-loss when you stall.  PLUS how to boost your weight-loss using the 5-2 plan and my own 9-12-15 plan!

I am endeavouring to make these guides as simple to follow as possible so you can get started right away. Have a read through, follow my advice, find the plan that you like the best, stick it on your fridge, use your shopping lists and GO!  You can DO IT!

The beauty of my plans is that you can move from one to another to help keep your metabolism going when weight-loss slows down. I will tell you how.

AND as an introductory offer I am only charging £5 (approx. $7.50) for the whole lot.  This is the best value downloadable weight-loss guide going.  Of course, you could spend it on a fancy coffee, or a slice of cake or a discounted DVD even!  But maybe you and your health and happiness deserve this a wee bit more?  How about getting slim and healthy and staying that way for the rest of your life?  And actually enjoying the process?

This is what you get – Low-glycemic, healthy, easy, weight-loss plans:

My fast results plan on which you will lose weight quickly as well as helping your body to gently transition to fat burning.  This fast results plan will also help you to move in and out of the other plans and/or maintenance without weight gain ‘bounce-back’!

Also included:

  • Paleo weight-loss plan
  • Low-Carb (LCHF/KETOGENIC) weight-loss plan
  • Food-Combining weight-loss plan  (How I lost 50lb!)
  • Overviews of each plan
  • Shopping lists for each plan
  • Menu ideas for each plan
  • Plan Comparisons with weight-loss tips
  • PLUS an explanation of Intermittent Fasting and the 5:2 and how to use them with the plans
  • PLUS my own 9-12-15 to boost weight loss, break a stall and keep your metabolism high
  • PLUS more stall breaker methods
  • PLUS how to use the plans with each other to find your happiest lifetime plan and/or break a stall (everyone stalls at some point and starving yourself is NOT the answer!).

I will also answer as many questions as I feasibly can.  Just email me at kimclaus1@aol.com or head over to my facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/kimsclubuk

If you have any trouble accessing the downloads please contact me. 

Sending love and gratitude to all of you – wishing you a happy, healthy future!

Kim xo

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What others say about my plans…

“Got the set! Thanks Kim for all your loving work in such an important field.”  – Kasey USA

“Having been on all kinds of ‘diets’ I stumbled into Kim via Facebook and thought “why not – I’ve tried literally everything else!”. With Kim’s initial assessment of my lifestyle, food issues, loves and loathes, she put together a plan to suit my needs. Whilst change can sometimes be hard, and some days are harder than others (life wouldn’t be interesting if it were all plain sailing), the low carb food combining has been a bit of a breeze. When things have got a bit wobbly, Kim has been fantastic in helping to get me back on track. I’ve never felt deprived and have pretty large (but healthy) meals. As of this morning (probably 6 weeks in – with a couple of blips), I’ve lost 11lbs! On other ‘traditional’ group diets I initially lose loads and then things stall, this approach is slow and steady! The 1:2:1 approach has really worked well for me, Kim is very easy to talk to, will listen to you and make recommendations that work to fit your lifestyle. If you have a sweet tooth, even on low carb there’s an option. I would highly recommend Kim’s Club, but remember that Kim is there to support you, without the will to achieve you won’t meet your goals, but Kim will definitely help steer you in the right direction.” – Sarah  UK

“Thanks to Kim for kick starting my weight loss and heathy eating programme. I’ve found it easy to follow and inspiring. I feel so much better already and I’m looking forward to a slimmer, bloat free summer!! Thank you Kim” – Caroline UK

“Impossible” Coconut Custard Pie – Low Carb and Paleo – Kim’s Club

coconut custard tart slice Low Carb

First of all – how do you like my plate??  I painted it myself!  It’s the only thing I’ve ever done in those pottery painting places that I really liked!  Those were the days when my daughter was young and on a rainy holiday it was one of the few indoor pastimes we both enjoyed.  I love these napkins too – a dear English friend gave them to me thinking they looked retro Americana, (as you know I’m American but live in the UK) – and they do!  I love them!

Anyway, another friend of mine posted a high carb, bake mix based “Impossible” coconut pie on FB.  It looked so good I just had to have a go at making it without grains, dairy or sugar.  Here is the result.  Although the “impossible” bit, the self-forming crust ended up on the top, rather than the bottom of this custardy pie, it came out absolutely yummy and SO easy.  My husband loved it too – AND as a bonus, it is actually pretty low in calories for a pie.  No messing about with 1/10 or 1/8 portions.  Let’s be real.  In MY world a piece of pie is 1/6 of the pie!  And that is what I have calculated here.  Well under 200 kcal a slice (183) and 1 net carb.  Enjoy!

"Impossible" Coconut Custard Pie - Low Carb and Paleo - Kim's Club
Coconut custard pie - very quick and easy!
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 6
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup/70g (in a recipe), Desiccated Coconut
  • ½ cup/50g, Ground Almonds (almond flour)
  • 1 heaped Tbs (10gm), Coconut Flour
  • ½cup/100g Swerve, Natvia, Truvia or Sukrin (or sweetener of choice to taste) Paleo use maple syrup or honey to taste - stats will change.
  • 2 cups/450ml, Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 4 medium, Eggs
  • 1 tsp, Vanilla Extract
  • ¼ tsp, Salt
  • Nutmeg
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to Gas Mark3, 160C, 325F. Grease an 8inch pie pan.
  2. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend on high until thoroughly combined. Pour into pan, sprinkle surface with nutmeg and bake for approximately 50m-1hr or until the edges are slightly puffed and golden and a knife inserted in center comes clean. (Fan assisted ovens may be quicker - check at 40-45m).
  3. Cool completely and serve. Store in fridge.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ⅙th Calories: 183 Fat: 16g Carbohydrates: 3g (1net) Fibre: 2g Protein: 7g

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Dairy free Low Carb Vanilla “Ice Cream” with Hot Fudge – Kim’s Club

ICE CREAM SUNDAE - LC KIMS CLUB

I have updated this recipe – quicker, yummier, more scoopable and lower in calories!

My favourite dessert has always been a hot fudge sundae.  When I was a kid, my idea of heaven was to be taken to a cafe by my Dad and have a hot fudge sundae – no nuts! (I know, I have always been a purist with my sundaes!).

Years passed and as I grew older I developed lactose intolerance. (Heavy sigh….).  For a long time it was impossible to find dairy free ‘ice cream’ – then the soy stuff came out and it just wasn’t the same.

More years passed and I learned that sugar was doing me more harm than good, so even the lactose free ‘ice creams’ which were now improving, were no longer on the menu, never mind the fudge sauce!

So finally I started a quest to develop a decent dairy free, sugar free hot fudge sundae!  And here is my vanilla – with fudge sauce!  Quite tasty indeed.

This dairy free, coconut cream based ice cream is a revelation!  Move over, Haagen Daz!  It doesn’t taste too strongly of coconut, and go ahead and add extra vanilla if you wish (or, indeed, other flavours!).  It is such an easy recipe and scoopable!  Whoah!

For strict paleo people, you may want to skip the xanthan gum and glycerine, and substitute maple syrup or honey for sweetener which will help keep the concoction from being too hard.

I recommend using an ice cream machine for this – see notes.

The Fudge sauce recipe is in the notes – with the nutritional breakdown.

(P.S. If you would like some additional help with your weight-loss journey, check my weight-loss plans with shopping lists and stall breakers – x)

Dairy free Vanilla "Ice Cream" with Hot Fudge - Kim's Club
Dairy free and sugar free low-carb frozen dessert
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Recipe type: Dessert "Ice Cream"
Serves: 5
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup/ 250ml unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 whole eggs (pasteurised or Lion's Mark - free from salmonella)
  • ½ cup of Swerve or Natvia, or Sukrin powdered (plus Stevia drops to taste if desired)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 10 oz/320ml coconut cream (2 small cans, or if you can't get them measure out the cream from the top of a tin of coconut milk/can also use a 250ml carton, still works)
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp xanthan gum
  • Glycerin, food grade 38ml/1.5oz (this doesn't have to be exact, a bit more is fine)
Instructions
  1. Simply blend all the ingredients together with a stick blender or in a food processor.
  2. Churn in an ice cream machine until the paddles have difficult turning. Superb eating straight away or pack into an airtight freezer container and freeze. Let soften slightly before serving. This should be scoopable!
Notes
I recommend an ice cream machine. You can try without, it involves feeezing and removing every 20-30 minutes to beat out the ice crystals until firm.

If you try this, let me know how it works for you!

For the Hot Fudge:
1 cup/250 ml unsweetened almond milk
3oz/80g sugar-free chocolate (I use Cavalier Stevia sweetened dark chocolate, you can also use Chocoperfection or a high content chocolate such as Lindt 80-90% but values will need adjusting)
2 tbsp butter, ghee or cooconut oil (I use butter)
1 tsp vanilla

To make the fudge sauce:
Heat the almond milk until hot but not simmering, place in a jar with tight lid along with the rest of the ingredients and shake until the chocolate is melted and everything is combined. I like to add some sweetener at this point - I have a sweet tooth! Optional but you may sweeten it up to taste with your favourite. I recommend liquid Stevia or Sucralose and powdered erythritol for a smooth finish.
Fudge sauce makes 10 servings of about 2 tbsp each: 59kcal 5g fat 2g carb (<1net) 1g protein

See below for ice cream stats..
Nutrition Information
Serving size:  Calories: 130 Fat: 13g Carbohydrates: 1g Protein: 5g

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Avocado Devilled Eggs – Kim’s Club

Here is a little variation on devilled eggs – looks pretty and a lovely fresh taste with the addition of avocado and lime juice!

Avocado Devilled Eggs - Kim's Club
Lightly spiced avocado and lime devilled eggs - so good and good for you!
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Recipe type: light meal, appetiser
Serves: 4
Prep time: 
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Ingredients
  • Eggs - 4 medium hard boiled
  • Avocado - 1
  • Fresh - Lime Juice, 1 tbsp
  • Garlic Salt - 1 tsp (1g)
  • Tabasco, Green Jalapeno - 1 tsp. (5mL)
  • Cayenne pepper
Instructions
  1. Halve the eggs and mash the yolks with the rest of the ingredients using a fork or small blender. Check seasoning, fill egg halves with mixture (use a piping bag if you want to be fancy!) and sprinkle with cayenne pepper.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 halves Calories: 128 Fat: 10g Carbohydrates: 5g (2g net) Fibre: 3g Protein: 6g

avocado devilled egs

Low Carb Baked Custard – Kim’s Club

Sometimes only ‘nursery food’ will do.  You know, times when you are feeling low and maybe just a little bit needy?  When you want something your mother used to make?  Well, this is my thing.  I adore baked custard.  But I wanted to make one that didn’t have much dairy (in fact you can make it with no dairy if you use a dairy-free butter substitute).  I also wanted a low calorie treat AND low carb ’cause that’s how I’m hangin’ these days!  Still, it really needs to BE a treat with a luxurious mouth feel.  I figure some of you might feel the same – so here it is!

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Low Carb Baked Custard - Kim's Club
A luxurious tasting low calorie and low carb baked custard, sprinkled with nutmeg.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 4
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Ingredients
  • 2 eggs
  • 200ml/7oz Sugar Free Almond Milk (I use Alpro)
  • 10g/1 heaped tsp of butter, ghee or coconut oil
  • 80g/1/2cup Sukrin (Erythritol) Granular (see link on right side of page)
  • (For Paleo substitute honey or maple syrup, stats are for sugar free)*
  • 1tsp Vanilla
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • Boiling water, about a litre
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to gas mark 4, 180C, 350F. Take a deep baking tin and place 4 ramekins inside.
  2. Warm the almond milk with the butter (or substitute) until butter melts. With a blender or whisk, blend in the eggs, Sukrin and vanilla until very well combined. You may add a bit of nutmeg to the mixture if desired.
  3. Fill the ramekins, sprinkle tops with nutmeg and place baking tray in the oven. Pour boiling water into the tray carefully before shutting the oven door.
  4. Bake about 30 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
Notes
*for Paleo sweeten to taste with honey or maple syrup and use ghee or coconut oil
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Calories: 57 Fat: 5g Carbohydrates: 1g (0net) Fibre: 1g Protein: 3g

baked custard

Low Carb Spice Cake – Kim’s Club

SPice Cake Low Carb

I was craving a slice of gingerbread with my cuppa in the afternoon so came up with this!  It is quick to make if you use the microwave, and very good that way, a bit more of a steamed texture than when it is baked.  Not feeling so deprived now while hubby is having his tea and scones!

5.0 from 2 reviews
Low Carb Spice Cake - Kim's Club
A moist, dark, spice cake reminiscent of gingerbread.
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Recipe type: Snacks - breakfast - dessert
Serves: 12
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Ingredients
  • 50g/1/2cup coconut Flour
  • 50g/1/2cup ground almonds
  • ¼tsp salt
  • 2tsp ground ginger
  • 2tsp mixed spice
  • 1tsp cinnamon
  • ½cup 50g Sukrin Gold (or Swerve)
  • 1tbsp Truvia (or 2 drops liquid stevia)
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 40g greek yogurt
  • ⅓ cup of prepared coffee
  • 50g/2tbsp blackstrap molasses (or black treacle) *
  • 3 eggs
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to Gas mark 5 - 190C - 375F **
  2. Grease and baseline a loaf pan with baking parchment (or grease a silicon loaf pan).
  3. Mix dry ingredients in a bowl. In a separate bowl mix all wet ingredients. Combine both mixes together well.
  4. **Bake about an hour or until toothpick comes out clean. (I actually baked for 40 minutes, then was in a hurry so finished in a microwave using a silicon pan - 3 minutes later it was done perfectly! Just an FYI.....)
  5. **I also tried JUST the microwave and it took 5-7 minutes, depending on your machine. Very nice - a bit like Boston Brown Bread - more of a steamed texture.
Notes
For dairy free you can substitute coconut yogurt (or any dairy-free yogurt) for the greek yogurt. For Paleo you can subsitute coconut sugar for the Sukrin Gold.

*Carb count is using molasses. If using Black treacle the net carbs per slice will be 3g.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 slice Calories: 69 Fat: 4 Carbohydrates: 4 (2g net) Sugar: 0 Fibre: 2g Protein: 4g

SPice Cake Low Carb

 

 

Low Carb Sweet and Salty Nut and Seed Clusters

 

Low Carb Sweet and Salty Nut and Seed Clusters
Lovely snack or party food - great hostess gift too! Combine any desired combination of nuts and seeds.
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Recipe type: Snacks
Serves: 5
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Ingredients
  • Here I used:
  • 100g/1 cup raw cashews
  • 100g/1 cup raw pumpkin seed kernels
  • 50g/1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 1tbsp warm coconut oil
  • ½tsp sea salt
  • *2 tbsp of Sukrin powdered (icing) or gold (see links on right side of page) or other erythritol
Instructions
  1. Mix well and spread out onto parchment lined baking sheet.
  2. Bake in a moderate oven 5-8 minutes or until Sukrin has melted and nuts are golden. Be careful not to burn!
  3. Cool completely, break into chunks and store in an airtight container.
Notes
*For paleo you may substitute honey for the Sukrin - adjust for higher carb count: 14.2g carb per serving.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 50g ½ cup Calories: 287 Fat: 25.6g Carbohydrates: 10.5/7.4g net Sugar: 0 Fibre: 3.06g

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Low Carb Creamy Mushroom Soup

Creamy Mushroom Soup

Creamy Mushroom Soup

When I was a kid, one of my most favourite lunches was cream of mushroom soup. Soooo….just had to make a low-carb version.  Aaaahhh..straight back to childhood…..but better!

Low Carb Creamy Mushroom Soup
Lovely, creamy mushroom soup - lovely for lunch with a cheese biscuit and side salad or as a starter for a dinner party!
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Recipe type: Soup
Serves: 2
Prep time: 
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Ingredients
  • 250gm/9oz Chestnut mushrooms
  • 600ml/20fl oz. unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 vegetable stock cube (I use Kallo organic)
  • 1 clove of minced garlic (you may substitute a shallot or use both if preferred)
  • ¼ tsp white pepper
  • *100ml/3.5fl oz. soya cream (I use Alpro: no GMO and no rainforest harvesting)
  • *(Some people will not eat soy. You can substitute soy cream with extra almond milk and a bit of ghee for creaminess - or omit ghee for lower fat/calorie (6.8g fat). OR if you eat dairy use proper cream.)
Instructions
  1. Roughly chop all but 6 of the mushrooms and add to large saucepan with the rest of the ingredients. Simmer about 10 minutes until mushrooms are tender. Blend until smooth. (I use a stick blender but you can also use a food processor).
  2. Slice remaining mushrooms and add to the soup. Heat through and serve.
Notes
(Will serve 4 as a starter/appetiser - just cut the nutrition info in half)
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 Calories: 150 Fat: 11.9g Carbohydrates: 2.5g (1 net) Fibre: 1.5g

 

Low Carb Pancakes – Kim’s Club

 

Low Carb pancakes - Kim's Club
Lovely little pancakes - gluten-free and Paleo friendly
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 1
Prep time: 
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Ingredients
  • 5g (Approx 1 tbsp) each of:
  • coconut flour
  • ground flax seed
  • ground almonds
  • ½ tsp baking powder (gluten-free)
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 egg
  • 4 tbsp of almond milk
Instructions
  1. Mix dry ingredients in a jug - add egg and almond milk and mix until well combined. Add more almond milk if mixture is too thick.
  2. (Drop into small rounds on a heated non-sick fry pan (or use a bit of ghee on your pan to prevent sticking)
  3. Cook until edges are dry and golden, turn and cook about a minute or so on the other side.
  4. Serve with warm maple syrup or honey for Paleo, or sugar free syrup for low carb and diabetic. Walden Farms sugar free maple syrup is good - Amazon)
Notes
With 15ml maple syrup: 263 16g carb, 5g fibre, 11g net carbs 16g fat
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Calories: 209 (with sugar free syrup) Fat: 16g Carbohydrates: 3g Sugar: 0 Fibre: 5g