No-carb root beer float

Low-carb root beer float

One of my favourite low carb drinks is a root beer float that uses sugar-free root beer and uses unsweetened whipped cream instead of ice cream. I use unsweetened whipped cream because the soda is usually sweet enough, but feel free to add a bit of sweetener to it if you like. If you are…

Green Tea (Matcha) nonfat, sugar-free frozen yogurt

Sugar-free green tea frozen yogurt

This matcha frozen yogurt recipe is a no-sugar and nonfat substitute for green tea ice cream. When you make it with Greek yogurt, it turns out amazingly creamy, since Greek yogurt is a lot thicker than regular yogurt.Don’t despair if you can’t find Greek yogurt – you can use regular yogurt in its place –…

Whip cream in 30 seconds

Sugar-free whipped cream in 30 seconds

Yes, you can whip cream in 30 seconds – just whip it in a measuring cup instead of a bowl. I like plain whipped cream without any added sweetener. However, if you like it sweeter, just add some vanilla and sweetener. Ingredients 1 cup heavy cream (whipping cream – 33% MF) 1 Tbsp Splenda® or…

Low-carb mocha cheesecake cups

Low-carb mocha cheesecake cups

This version of mocha cheesecake is low carb and tastes divine. By baking the cheesecake in custard cups, you eliminate the crust and all the carbs that go with it. Cooking the cups in a hot water bath results in cheesecake that is creamy throughout.  If you like this recipe, you might want to try…

Sugar-free non-fat whole wheat bread pudding

Whole wheat bread pudding

If you need a healthy slow-carb fix, try this whole wheat bread pudding recipe. It’s low in fat and sugar and contains plenty of whole grains.If you want more of a treat, you can add a handful of raisins (this adds a bit of sugar) or use whole eggs instead of egg whites (this adds…

Sugar-free hot chocolate

Sugar-free hot chocolate

This home-made sugar-free hot chocolate recipe is a great treat on a cold day. For the low-fat version, omit the optional chocolate square and use non-fat milk. Ingredients 1 Tbsp cocoa 1 Tbsp Splenda or stevia to equal 1 Tbsp sugar ⅛ tsp cinnamon 2 Tbsp nonfat milk or soy milk ⅛ tsp vanilla 1…

Low-carb lemon cheesecake cups

Low-carb lemon cheesecake cups

One of the biggest challenges of creating a low-carb cheesecake is making a low-carb crust. The obvious solution is simple – don’t use a crust at all! By baking the cheesecake in custard cups, you won’t end up missing that high-carb crust one bit. This recipe uses a hot water bath around the custard cups…

Low carb chocolate mousse

Low-carb chocolate mousse

This light and fluffy low-carb chocolate mousse is a favourite dessert in our family! Most mousse recipes call for a bit of milk in addition to the cream, but this adds carbs that spike your blood sugar. Because this recipe contains fat, make sure not to eat it with carbs or within 2-3 hours of…

Non-fat quinoa pudding

Quinoa pudding

Quinoa pudding is just like rice pudding but uses quinoa as the main ingredient. Quinoa often called a superfood, because it contains all nine essential amino acids, making it one of the few vegetarian sources of a complete protein. It’s also full of vitamin B2 and magnesium.But enough about its health benefits – quinoa pudding…