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|

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+00:00March 25th, 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+00:00March 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+00:00February 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+00:00January 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+00:00January 10th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes|

Raspberry Mousse

This dish is such a lovely light and refreshing dessert. You can substitute the coconut milk for heavy cream if you prefer dairy (more carbs though) or almond milk if you are dairy free but want less calories and fat. If using the almond milk you will need to make [...]

By |2014-04-30T14:42:51+00:00April 30th, 2014|Dairy Free, Dessert, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Amaranth Blueberry Pecan Snack Bars

These little bars are a nice pick me up after a workout or when you need a little snack to tie you over till dinner. It has 25 net carbs per large cut square. Popping the Amaranth is super easy. Pop 1 tablespoon at a time in a very hot [...]

By |2014-04-07T14:22:49+00:00April 7th, 2014|Dessert, 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 Chewy Honey Caramels

You are probably saying to yourself, "Candy? On a low carb site?" and my answer is yes, if it is done right. We all deserve a sinful treat once and a while and if it is low carb, all the more reason. I swapped out brown sugar with Splenda. The [...]

By |2013-11-18T15:25:01+00:00November 18th, 2013|Dessert, Recipes, WW Friendly|