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 |2020-03-22T20:55:10+00:00March 25th, 2015|Baking, Dessert|

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 |2019-02-21T00:51:53+00:00March 19th, 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|

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+00:00January 10th, 2015|Dessert, Low Carb, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Cheddar Sticks

These "bread" sticks are a nice alternative to regular high carb/high calorie bread sticks and they are also gluten free! Serve them with a soup or as an appetizer. Try adding sesame seeds or poppy seeds as well. They are low carb at only 3g net carbs and 4 Weight [...]

By |2017-08-23T15:57:37+00:00December 8th, 2014|Gluten Free, 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+00:00December 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+00:00November 7th, 2014|Dessert, Recipes|

High Protein Low Carb Mushroom Stuffing

Everyone loves stuffing but with the amount of bread in most stuffings it can be a carb nightmare. I found this delicious recipe and made it over to be diabetic friendly with all the flavour of regular stuffing. At 15.6g net carbs and 12 g protein per serving it makes [...]

By |2014-09-18T16:54:28+00:00September 18th, 2014|Low Carb, Recipes, Side Dishes|

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|