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…

Sugar-free sodastream (no aspartame)

The makers of sodastream have come out with some great sugar-free sodas that are suitable for a low-carb diet, and best of all, are sweetened with Splenda instead of aspartame!  In case you don’t know, a sodastream machine makes carbonated water, to which you then add concentrated syrup to make soda. My husband got me…

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…

Virgin bloody Mary

Virgin bloody Mary

A virgin bloody Mary is a spicy sugar-free drink that is great at a summer BBQ or as a nice treat for a low-sugar diet. (Add a jigger of vodka to make the grown-up version, but be aware that alcohol adds carbs… and poor judgement.)Make sure to use tomato juice that doesn’t have any added…