Coconut Flour Biscuits

Learning to bake without using all purpose flour takes some getting used to. It really helps to practice on tried and true recipes to avoid disappointment and wasting money on expensive ingredients. These biscuits are absolutely delicious and the possibilities are endless. They are slightly sweet so I decided to [...]

By |2015-04-08T11:00:36+00:00April 8th, 2015|Bread, Dessert, Recipes|

Gluten Free Coconut Flour Cupcakes

It seems my mission in life is trying to make low carb treats. It can be very difficult to swap out those high carb ingredients for low carb alternatives. The lower carb alternatives react differently so you have to make so many important tweeks to all ingredients. With agave nectar [...]

By |2015-04-05T16:14:51+00:00April 5th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes|

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+00:00March 20th, 2015|Bread, 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+00:00March 15th, 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+00:00February 28th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Oven-Fried Drums

I adapted this saucy little recipe from Canadian House and Home January edition. The original recipe was higher in sugar and fat. I made a few revisions to lower the carbs and after making the dish for the first time decided to replaced the wings for more meaty skinless drumsticks. [...]

By |2015-01-28T21:40:59+00:00January 28th, 2015|Appetizers, Low Carb, Meat and Chicken, 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+00:00January 10th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes|

Cheesey Corn Pancakes

I love to cook, just not necessarily everyday (yes I can admit it), but I do love to cook. Learning about the benefits of different foods how to put them together and the triumphs I feel when I have tried a recipe a few times and it finally works. Knowing [...]

By |2015-01-02T15:09:26+00:00January 2nd, 2015|Appetizers, Recipes, Side Dishes|

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+00:00November 7th, 2014|Dessert, Recipes|

Lemon Blueberry Bread

This tasty little bread goes great with a hot cup of tea in the afternoon. It is 8.7 net carbs per slice and has a whopping 8g of protein thanks to the almond flour. I have substituted the refined sugar with unsweetened applesauce and instead of confectioners sugar I used [...]

By |2014-07-30T20:49:10+00:00July 30th, 2014|Dessert, Gluten Free, Recipes|

Low Carb Brownies

Recently I put a challenge on Facebook to send me recipes for a diabetic makeover. This recipe was already decent in moderation but I made some changes to make it more diabetic friendly. I substituted the all purpose flour (Carb: 47.7g, Fibre: 1.7g, Protein: 6.5g) for soy flour (Carb: 16g, [...]

By |2014-02-06T16:25:52+00:00February 6th, 2014|Dessert, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Low Carb Crunchy Cinnamon Crackers

These crunchy little crackers are so yummy and a hit with everone in our house. It took me a couple trys to get the thickness right as to not to burn the entire batch, which I did the first time. Keep the oven temp low and keep a continuous eye [...]

By |2013-11-18T15:39:20+00:00November 18th, 2013|Dessert, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Low Carb Cheese Biscuits

These low carb biscuits have a mere 4 net carbs per serving. The are cheesy and moist thanks to the addition of the 2 tablespoons of mayo. Make sure you stick to regular mayo as the low fat varieties increase the carbs and sodium. If you are more of a [...]

By |2013-11-16T23:58:37+00:00November 16th, 2013|Bread, Low Carb, Recipes, WW Friendly|