Low Carb Chocolate Walnut Cookies

I happen to live with the tallest cookie monster ever. Also know as my 6'3" 14 year old son and his cookie of choice is definitely chocolate chip. So when I told him I was making these cookies he gave me a bit of an evil eye and suggested that [...]

By | 2015-03-25T11:12:12+00:00 March 25th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes|

Sparkling Raspberry Vanilla Cream

I love refreshing desserts and this is definitely that. The combination of sugarless Jello and whipped cream blend makes for a sophisticated dessert. It reminds me a bit of trifle minus the high carb jelly roll and high fat custard cream. Don't get me wrong trifle is delicious but its [...]

By | 2015-03-23T11:09:18+00:00 March 23rd, 2015|Dessert|

Chocolate Orange Ice Cream Bread

Who would have figured you could use ice cream as an ingredients? Well yes it is true and this opens up the door to all kinds of flavours considering there is literally 100's of flavours out there. This recipe was adapted from 12 Tomatoes but it is lower carb and [...]

By | 2015-03-20T12:37:21+00:00 March 20th, 2015|Bread, Dessert, Recipes|

Low Carb Strawberry Shortcake

We don't often have fancy desserts in our house as they are guaranteed to be high in carbs. Lets face it though whether low carb or high carb, desserts are still going to be decadent and not so friendly on the waist line this is why they are a treat [...]

By | 2015-03-19T13:08:19+00:00 March 19th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes|

Peanut Butter Cups

We eat chocolate every day, it's a part of our after dinner routine. Usually 2 squares each then off we go on our 5 km walk. We do this walk every Sunday to Thursday. It is a nice way to help digest our dinner, lower my hubby's blood sugar and [...]

By | 2017-08-17T21:35:50+00:00 March 17th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes|

Peanut Butter and Banana Muffins

Its the Saturday before March break and I am finally starting to wind down to enjoy my week off. I have planned to run some errands, get some appointments out of the way and do some baking. It is supposed to be +12 Monday so I thought instead of spending [...]

By | 2015-03-15T14:47:41+00:00 March 15th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes|

Double Chocolate Chip Flourless Cookies

We went to a local food market in Hamilton today called Nation's. It is an eclectic collection of some of the most random things with everyday grocery items thrown in. It has items from every corner of the world and I find browsing through the isles fascinating. It took us [...]

By | 2015-03-08T15:21:28+00:00 March 8th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes|

Low Carb Lemon Pound Cake

When you are trying to eat healthy not many people associate baked treats with healthy lifestyles. Well why the heck not!!? Just like anything it all boils down to how you make it and moderation is the key. When you are eating low carb walking into a bakery is like [...]

By | 2015-02-28T18:00:04+00:00 February 28th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Coconut Chia Pudding with Mango Puree

This spectacular dessert is decadent and full of protein. I used Liberte 0% Greek yogurt that has 18g protein per 3/4c serving. If you choose to use a different yogurt be mindfull that this could affect the nutritional values. I also used Ataulfo mangoes (yellow mangoes). They are less fibrous [...]

By | 2015-01-26T15:44:58+00:00 January 26th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Flourless Black Bean Brownies

I know, I know! You are probably saying BLACK BEANS, umm? Well I say YES, so listen closely. These brownies are gluten free, low carb (4.8g net carbs), high fibre, moist, delicious and only 2 Weight Watchers points. Coffee is used to off set any beany taste you may experience [...]

By | 2015-01-10T21:09:38+00:00 January 10th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes|

Low Carb Peanut Butter Fudge

Ahhh fudge, yes FUDGE! This fudge is merely 1.5 net carbs and 3 Weight Watchers points per chunk of heaven. It is a very easy recipe to make but be careful not to overindulge. You can make this recipe with either unsalted butter or hard margarine. There is a common [...]

By | 2018-01-14T16:59:47+00:00 January 10th, 2015|Dessert, Low Carb, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Low Carb Chocolate Souffl

This tasty dessert is a chocolate lovers dream. Easy to prepare, low in carbs, high in protein and 6 Weight Watchers points. Instead of using a tablespoon of whipped cream I opted for a tablespoon of yummy whipped coconut milk. It is lower in calories, fat and only 1 Weight [...]

By | 2014-12-02T15:50:00+00:00 December 2nd, 2014|Dessert, Recipes|

Date Squares

Date squares are a yummy little treat perfect for family gatherings and parties. I received this recipe from one of my co-workers but modified it to bring down the carbs and pump up the protein and fibre. I replaced all the sugar with stevia, flour for coconut flour and the [...]

By | 2014-11-07T16:16:14+00:00 November 7th, 2014|Dessert, Recipes|

Low Fat Yogurt and Granola Popsicles

This treat is very versatile and easy to make for a great grab and go snack or a special treat for the kids after school. This recipe uses plain Greek yogurt and raspberries but try using flavoured Greek yogurt and mixed berries. It would also be even yummier dipped in [...]

By | 2014-10-23T15:55:25+00:00 October 23rd, 2014|Dessert, WW Friendly|