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This pie/tart recipe is the culmination of a number of culinary experiments as I sought to design the best low-carb, sugar-free dessert to wow my relatives with at Christmas! I am very happy with this, and I hope you will enjoy it too. A VERY decadent treat for a surprisingly low amount of calories (all things considered), still avoiding the blood-sugar spikes caused by grains and refined sugars. Christmas cheer without the cramps and crankiness!
A holiday treat for the primal/paleo family!
Delicious little grain- & sugar-free treats, which can be prepared as pan-sized frittata, muffins, or even mini-muffins, great for parties!
How to prepare the perfect corned beef (silverside) using natural ingredients and no flour or sugar!
A delicious chocolate substitute for those of us seeking optimal health by avoiding sugar and grains! Full of healthful coconut oil and nuts.
A delicious substitute for those seeking optimal health by avoiding refined sugar and grains. Perfectly primal!
What to do with the 2kg pumpkin that won't fit in the fridge..?
A tingly, tasty curry that Grok could eat!
Very similar to my Primal Almond Coconut Rough, just different proportions - this recipe is just for nutrition calculation. Search for my other recipe for prep details.
The ultimate primal treat - gluten-free, sugar-free, and potentially dairy-free is you have almond cheese. Yum!
A decadent primal/paleo treat of which Grok would heartily approve! I like my choc treats very very dark, and nutty! You can add sweeteners if you don't like your choc too sinful.
Whipped these up when trying to put together a portable snack with whatever was in the fridge.
A vamped-up choc coconut version of the typical low-carb almond pancakes. I serve mine with black cherries. Oh God yes.
These muffins are a fantastic primal treat for those of us who like to use only the ingredients evolution enabled us to eat - no dairy, grains, sugar or industrially processed ingredients.
I use a small amount of cocoa in mine since I like to eat them with coconut cream and berries, so I don't need to add any sweetness to the mix itself. The muffins are almost a savoury cinnamon with a gorgeous almond aroma. Feel free to experiment with berries in the mix itself, or honey, or other sweetening / flavouring agents. Let me know what you come up with!
This is a low-carb, low-calorie version of a lemon ricotta Italian Easter pie. This is a crustless "pie", but is very similar in flavor and texture (minus the crust). Whole milk ricotta is preferred for this recipe. Part-skim can be used, but the pie comes out grainier and more crumbly.
Originally published by Laura Dobson from About.com
Since I can't have hot cross buns, I have made a cheesecake which evokes a similar sensation of spices and luxury!
Experiment 2 - I am trying to create a tasty low-carb substitute for my beloved hot cross buns. Here's a tasty treat if you like fluffy sponge-cake.
My first low-carb Easter - I required a replacement for my beloved hot cross buns, and here's the best experimental result thus far!
A healthy twist on the Aussie classic !
Nutritional information does not include sweetener as it will depend on what you use - I use erythritol which does not affect blood sugar, therefore it doesn't count as effective carb grams.
I also have not calculated toppings as it's chef's choice!
A great, filling low-carb meal with an Asian zing, minus the sugar. Just 5 grams of net carb per serving!
ULTRA LOW-CARB CREPES
Ultra tasty too! Lovely with Crème Fraiche, page 99, Splendid
Low-Carbing for Life, Vol. 2 and Saskatoon Mixed Berry Jam, page 57.
Just a shortcut for entering my favourite lunch into my tracker! I'm sure very few people in the world don't know what goes into a chicken caesar salad, but if you don't here's the list!
For my 24th birthday, I wanted to make a new (to me) kind of jelly cheesecake - mint! All the fruit flavours of sugar-free jelly were boring me, so I decided to experiment with peppermint oil... Worked a treat!
From the Atkins website
A great low-carb treat for a packed lunch or picnic basket.
Fun little treats when you're not in the mood for an entire slice of cheesecake.
I missed my lemon sorbet so much, but now I have a delicious, creamy substitute!
When others scoff chocolates from a box, we can enjoy our own chocky goodies! No more deprivation!
A great low-carb breakfast, but beware - the serving size is small, and the stuff is incredibly addictive, so make sure you measure your portion and hide the rest in an inconvenient place!! Excellent served with cream.
Another cocoa and cream cheese experiment - an utter delight! You definitely won't want to stop at one serving, and with only one gram of effective crab per eighth of the recipe, why should you??
Invented these to have as an entree at a casual lunch party. They disappeared!
A quick low-carb treat for those of us who miss the taste of pizza but don't like the waste of scraping off toppings and discarding the base!
This is what I whipped up this morning for my sweetie. I wanted to make something low in carbs but sweet enough for him to enjoy (although he still added a splash of maple syrup to his - once a Canadian...)
I wanted to make a cheese omlette with pizza topping as filler, but ran out of cream. What I did have in my fridge was cream cheese, and decided to make a frittata instead...
My first experiment with chicken nuggets... They fell apart, so I might need more mayo or more 'something else'... They worked well as BIG nuggets to be eaten with forks. Still sooo yum!
This is my first cheesecake experiment. I was aiming for cheesecakes the size of mini-muffins that each held 1 gram of effective carbohydrate. Success! However, next time I will scrap the base, as this is where the carbs lie, and the base really isn't necessary. It's tasty, but it leaves so little room for the actual cheesecake!
Walnuts and a touch of cinnamon dress up your everyday tuna salad. It's tastier when the walnuts are toasted, but I don't always take the time.
Originally by Laura Dolson of About.com, taste-tested by me to share with Sparkies!!
After eliminating breads from my diet, I still missed the taste of garlic bread. Now I've created an easy, low-carb alternative that fills that void!
Adapted from a recipe by Laura Dobson from About.com, but I wanted mine to still be light and bubbly.
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A growing collection of all things low-carb: snacks, mains, desserts, and salads. I haven't made all of these yet, but they all inspire me! And for the ones made by me - I always make them up before I add them here, obviously!!