Archive | May, 2013

Bear (ahem…) Poop; No-Bake, Low Carb Drop cookies

23 May
No-Bake, Low Carb Drop cookies

No-Bake, Low Carb Drop cookies

 

INGREDIENTS

1/4 cup butter (or coconut oil)
1/2 cup almond butter
1/3 cup cacao powder
1/4 cup steviva blend
1/4 cup heavy cream *
1/4 cup almond milk
1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1 cup coarsely chopped pecans

DIRECTIONS

In a medium saucepan, melt butter. Add remaining ingredients. Drop spoonfuls onto a wax paper lined cookie sheet.
Chill until firm.

*NOTE:

Instead of cream and/or almond milk you could use coconut milk (I bet that would be YUMMY too!)

 

Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 22
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 118.1
  • Total Fat: 11.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 9.3 mg
  • Sodium: 20.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
  • Protein: 2.5 g

Seafood Stuffed Mushrooms

13 May

Seafood Stuffed Mushrooms

 

INGREDIENTS

1 tbsp butter
1 pound fresh mushrooms (approx 24 medium sized button mushrooms)
2 tbsp finely chopped onion
2 tbs finely chopped red pepper

1/4 pound crab meat (1 can, drained)
1/4 pound shrimp meat (1 can, drained)
1 cup almond flour
8 oz (1 cup) cream cheese
1 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 cup shredded sharp cheddar (or Monteray Jack) cheese

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.Wash mushrooms and remove stems, Finely chop half the stems.
In a small frying pan, heat butter and sauté onion, peppers, onions and chopped mushrooms stems.
Combine cooked veggies with remaining ingredients in a bowl (except for the grated cheddar)
Lightly grease baking an and place mushroom cps in, stm side up. Spoon mixture onto each cap.
Top with cheddar.
Bake for approximately 15 minutes until cheese is bubbly and lightly browned.

 

Serving Size: 8 servings; 3 mushroom caps each

 

Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 294.4
  • Total Fat: 22.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 96.3 mg
  • Sodium: 371.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 15.2 g

 

Low Carb High Fibre Protein Bars

10 May

Low Carb High Fibre Protein Bars

 

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup ground flax seed
2 tablespoons coconut flour
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
4 scoops chocolate protein powder
pinch stevia powdered extract
1 tbsp dark cacao
1/3 cup almond butter
2 tablespoons coconut oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 – 1/2 cup water

 

DIRECTIONS

Mix together all the dry ingredients. In a pyrex measuring cup, melt the coconut oil. Add almond butter. Stir. Add to dry mix. Add water. Start with 1/4 cup. Add until mixture sticks together but isn’t overly sticky.

Spread into a greased 8×8″ pan. Chill until firm. Several hours or overnight. Cut into 8 bars.

 

Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 204.9
  • Total Fat: 13.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.0 mg
  • Sodium: 22.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.5 g
  • Protein: 16.2 g

 

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