Chewy Apricot Oat Bars

21 Jul

Chewy Apricot Oat Bars

 

Can be made with any combination of dried fruit and preserves.

Could also be make with chocolate chips and mini marshmallows…

 

Ingredients
1 1/2 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup xylitol
1 tbsp molasses
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
6 tbsp butter, melted
3 tablespoons milk, water or juice
1 cup fruit preserves
20 dried apricots, diced
*1 cup packed brown sugar can be used instead of xylitol and molasses

 

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Lightly grease a 9×11″ pan.
Combine all ingredients except apricots and preserves. Mixture should hold together when pressed into a ball.
Use 2/3 of mixture and press into bottom of pan.
Combine dried fruit and preserves. Spread over oatmeal mixture.
Sprinkle remaining oat mixture over preserves.
Bake for 30 minutes. Allow to cool, then chill until firm.

Makes 24 squares

Nutritional Info (using xylitol, molasses and water options)
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 111.6
  • Total Fat: 3.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.8 mg
  • Sodium: 109.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.4 g
  • Protein: 2.1 g

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5 Jun

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Cranberry Cornmeal Cookies Reduced Sugar

5 Jun

Reduced Sugar Cranberry Cornmeal Cookies

With reduced sugar these are still a fairly low carb treat at 9 grams net carb per cookie

INGREDIENTS

1/2 steviva blend or 1 cup xylitol, Swerve or sweetener to egual 1 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar, not packed
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 egg
2 egg whites
2 tbsp agave nectar
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
1 1/2 cups spelt flour
1 cup yellow cornmeal
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp sea salt
1 1/2 cups dried cranberries Continue reading

Low Carb “Honey” Garlic Chicken

5 May

Low Carb "Honey" Garlic Chicken

 

INGREDIENTS

14 tbsp Nature’s Hollow Xylitol honey (available at The Low Carb Grocery)
1 tbsp soy sauce
2 tsp crushed garlic
14 drumsticks (or 3-4 lbs of drumettes)

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Cover a large baking sheet with parchment. Arrange drumsticks on sheet and bake in oven for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, combine xylitol honey, soy sauce and garlic in a large bowl.
After removing chicken from oven, allow to cool slightly (so you don’t burn your self). Toss drumsticks in “honey” mixture. Place on baking sheet. Drizzle over chicken with any of the mixture that is left over.
Bake for another 15 minutes.
Broil for 5-10 minutes until crispy. Keep an eye!

Makes 14 drumsticks

 

  • Servings Per Recipe: 14
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 136.2
  • Total Fat: 6.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 80.0 mg
  • Sodium: 129.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 14.1 g

 

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Perfect Low Carb, Chocolate Cupcakes

26 Apr

Perfect Low Carb, Reduced Sugar, Chocolate Cupcakes

 

Cupcakes have 2.5 grams net carbs without the frosting.

 

 

 

CUPCAKES

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup water
4 eggs
2 cups finely ground almond flour
1/3 cup vanilla whey protein powder
1/4 cup dark cacao
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 1/4 cups stevia in the raw blend (or sweetener to equal 1 1/4 cups sugar) Continue reading

Low Carb Shrimp Fettuccine for One

22 Apr

low carb shrimp fettuccine

Only 8 grams net carb per serving including noodles

INGREDIENTS

1 tbsp butter
175 grams shrimp
1/4 cup red pepper, chopped
2 tbsp cream cheese
2 tbsp heavy cream
1/2 tsp crushed garlic
1 tbsp parmesan cheese
50 grams Explore Asian Mung Bean Fettuccine

 

DIRECTIONS

Cook fettuccine.

Meanwhile,
melt butter in skillet over medium high heat. Cook shrimp. Add peppers and cook until softened. Add garlic.
Stir in cream cheese. Add cream and parmesan.
Toss with hot drained noodles.

Serves 1 – 2

Nutritional Info

  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 660.2
  • Total Fat: 36.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 441.2 mg
  • Sodium: 685.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.8 g
  • Protein: 64.8 g

Low Carb Nanaimo Bars

19 Apr

Low Carb Nanaimo Bars

 

Only 2.5 grams net carb per bar

 

INGREDIENTS

Bottom Layer
½ cup unsalted butter. melted
¼ cup granular sweetener (or sweetener to equal 1/4 cup)
5 tbsp. cocoa
1 egg beaten
1 3/4 cups almond meal
1 cup coconut

Second Layer
½ cup unsalted butter
3 tbsp cream
2 Tbsp. vanilla custard powder
2 cup powdered sweetener to equal 2 cups sugar (powdered in a nut or coffee grinder. measure before grinding)

Third Layer
4 oz NSA chocolate chips (I used Lily’s)
2 Tbsp. unsalted butter

 

DIRECTIONS

Bottom Layer.
Combine and press firmly into an ungreased 8″ x 8″ pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes. Allow to cool completely.

Second Layer
Cream butter, cream, custard powder, and powdered sugar together well. Beat until light. Spread over bottom layer.

Third Layer
Melt chocolate and butter over low heat. Cool. Once cool, but still liquid, pour over second layer and chill in refrigerator.

Makes 24 bars

 

Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 194.4
  • Total Fat: 17.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 32.9 mg
  • Sodium: 67.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 3.3 g

 

 

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