Low carb cheesecake

Low carb cheesecake cups

By baking cheesecake in individual custard cups, you can make a creamy, delicious low carb cheesecake that isn’t loaded up with all the carbs that usually come in the crust. This recipe is for mocha cheesecake, but if mocha isn’t your thing, you can easily modify it to use other flavours. Leave out the coffee…

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 or use whole eggs instead of egg whites. Print Whole wheat bread pudding Prep Time 10…

Mashed cauliflower

Low carb mashed cauliflower

If you’re looking to cut carbs, cut calories, or just get more vegetables you have to try mashed cauliflower! It’s a great low-calorie substitute for mashed potatoes that you can eat when you are craving comfort food but you don’t want to load up on carbs. You’ll need a good blender or food processor to…

Low carb hot chocolate

Sugar-free hot chocolate

Sugar-free hot chocolate is a great low carb drink for a cold day. My husband makes this for use when we get chocolate cravings at night and need something warm to sip on while we settle in for a movie. This recipe calls for cream. If you’re not too worried about the carb count you…

Whole wheat toast and Marmite

Toast and Marmite

Marmite is the sludge left over from making beer, and it is a really popular food in the UK, Australia, and New Zealand. You might be wondering why I would actually write a recipe for Marmite on toast. I am wondering this myself. Well, there aren’t very many non-fat and low-sugar spreads that you can…

Virgin bloody Mary

Virgin Bloody Mary

A virgin Bloody Mary is great for summer barbecues or when you just want a low carb drink. Because it uses tomato juice instead of fruit juice you end up drinking your vegetables instead of a bunch of sugar!  This recipe is for the kiddie version of the drink, but if you want to make…

Roasted asparagus

Roasted asparagus

Roasted asparagus one of my go-to low carb vegetable side dishes. It’s fast to prepare and broils up quickly while the rest of dinner is underway. I like it a lot better than steamed asparagus – the oil and spices add a heap of flavour and roasting it gives the tips a subtle crunch. When…

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…

Non-fat cinnamon yogurt spread

Nonfat cinnamon yogurt spread

A nonfat, sugar-free spread for toast and bagels – feel free to load up on it! Print Nonfat cinnamon yogurt spread Prep Time 5 mins   A nonfat, sugar-free spread for toast and bagels – feel free to load up on it! Course: Breakfast, Condiment Cuisine: Slow Carb, Vegetarian Keyword: cinnamon Servings: 10 Calories: 37…

Non-fat yogurt cheese

Nonfat Greek yogurt (yogurt cheese)

You can make your own Greek yogurt by using regular yogurt and a plastic strainer.  Use this thickened yogurt in place of sour cream or spreadable cream cheese – use a dollop in to top off soups and stews, or add some cinnamon to make Nonfat cinnamon yogurt spread. Make sure to use a natural…