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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
These rice wraps make a nice light snack at 16.2g of net carbs. You can follow the recipe to the letter or be creative and add your own flare. I prefer to use black kale as I find it a little less bitter than regular green kale. Try pairing this [...]
This traditional recipe is low carb if you substitute regular spaghetti for Mung Bean Pasta. If you have a hard time finding the pasta use farro pasta instead of regular white pasta. This will still increase the carb count so read your lables. Although it also seems high in calories [...]
This Creole classic is a heart warming dish sure to keep you warm and fill your belly on a cool fall evening. Try adding some seafood like shrimp or mussels. This dish freezes well so make a double batch for another quick meal. At 15g of protein and only 4 [...]
There is a huge misconception out their that nuts make you gain weight. It is just that, a misconception. Nuts are full of healthy fats, which have been proven to help you feel full, and that’s one major thing that helps with losing weight. The more satisfied you are, the [...]
This coconut shrimp can be used as an appetizer, party food, or main course. There is a little sweetener in the coating, but this is optional. Pair them with seafood dipping sauce or check out our garlicky aioli sauce.
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 [...]
This breakfast can be served as a tapas or as an entr
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 [...]
This pie is awesome, very flavourful and satisfying! The key to keeping the carbs down in this recipe is using the Mission Carb Balance tortillas. If you choose to use traditional tortillas the carb count will go up an fibre and protein will go down. Although the carbs seem high, [...]
This is a hearty soup that is ready in just one hour. Adding the kale at the end keeps it slightly crunchy and flavourful. For added richness toss a Parmesan rind into the broth while cooking. A great vegetarian dish with only 13.2g net carbs and 11.5g of protein. I [...]
Yes you read correctly, low carb cheesecake!! Traditional Chocolate Cheesecake is high in fat and ingredients. For this recipe we lower the calories and fat by replacing the milk chocolate with dark chocolate, regular cream cheese with a mix of reduced-fat cream cheese, nonfat sour cream and egg whites. Replacing [...]
This French dish traditionally is heavy on the calories but with a few minor changes, calories were cut without cutting flavour. Use skinless chicken, lean bacon and forget about the butter.