Low Carb Dark Chocolate Chip Muffins

Not too long ago I purchased a box of Carbquik as so many people suggested I give it a try to make low carb treats. I have to say we really like using it. There are endless recipes for so many treats that would normally have a tonne of carbs [...]

By | 2018-02-03T17:15:09+00:00 February 3rd, 2018|Baking, Dessert, Recipes|

Rosemary Shortbread

Every summer we vacation up at the cottage in a little northern town called Thornbury. It is a sleepy little town but has some great pubs and spectacular coffee shops. Last summer I tried a Rosemary Shortbread cookie from our favourite coffee shop and was blown away as to how [...]

By | 2017-07-04T11:06:35+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Dessert, Recipes|

Flourless Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cookies

It was quite an unsettled day today which was unfortunate for the organizers of the Burlington Sound of Music Festivals parade. Actually unsettled was an understatement. the skies opened up and it poured cats and dogs. In previous year the parade followed a route right smack in the middle of [...]

By | 2017-07-22T12:47:13+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|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+00:00 April 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+00:00 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|

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|

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|