No-carb root beer float

Low carb root beer float

Next time you’re craving a new low carb drink, why not try an old favourite – a root beer float! This low carb root beer float cuts out the carbs by using diet root beer and unsweetened whipped cream instead of their sugar-filled counterparts. By using whipped cream instead of ice cream you’ll get the…

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

Sugar-free green tea frozen yogurt

Matcha frozen yogurt is a sugar-free and low fat substitute for green tea ice cream. It turns out amazingly creamy when you make it with nonfat Greek yogurt, which 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 – the results…

Quinoa, black bean and corn salad

Quinoa, black bean, and corn salad

Quinoa salad is a staple for pot lucks and summer barbecues at our house. This recipe makes a large bowl of quinoa salad that will see you through any family dinner and makes great leftovers. Quinoa is a slowly digested carbohydrate that contains a complete protein, making it a good choice for vegetarians and people who…

Sautéed Savoy cabbage with Dijon mustard

Sautéed Savoy cabbage with Dijon mustard

If you’re looking for a new side dish that’s delicious, healthy, and pretty to look at, try Savoy cabbage with Dijon mustard.  The crinkly cabbage leaves look beautiful slivered up on your plate, and the Dijon mustard grains pop delightfully in your mouth with each forkful. If you think cabbage is boring, think again! Try…

Low carb cauliflower rice

Cauliflower rice

Cauliflower rice is a low-carb and low-calorie alternative to rice that you make from, you guessed it, cauliflower! Use cauliflower rice when you want the texture of rice but you don’t want the carbs and calories that come with it. Cauliflower is one of the most versatile low-carb vegetables and can play a big part…

Low carb egg salad

Classic low carb egg salad

Egg salad doesn’t have to live in a sandwich! This classic low carb egg salad tastes great as a side dish, a salad topping, or wrapped up in lettuce leaves. Dijon mustard and smoked paprika give it an extra zing. Print Classic low carb egg salad Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 15 mins Total…

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’m not exactly sure why this is so much faster, but I think it probably has something to do with the straight walls of the measuring cup. I like to make plain whipped cream without any added…

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…

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…