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No-Bake Chocolate, Oatmeal, Peanut Butter Cookies

26 Sep

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Healthy, Easy

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Banana Blondies

6 Apr

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4 Ingredient Banana Blondies are low carb and gluten free. You can exchange the banana for applesauce, pumpkin or whatever kind of mashed fruit you like. You can add chocolate chips, grated coconut, nuts, dried fruits; anything you like. Have fun and ENJOY!

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Chocolate Avocado Brownies

9 Mar

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The avocado makes these velvety smooth! Only 4.5 net carbs per brownie!

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Reduced Sugar, Gluten Free Pecan Tarts

26 Nov

Reduced Sugar Pecan Tarts

 

What a TREAT!

 

INGREDIENTS

CRUST
1 1/2 cup almond meal
1/2 cup cream cheese
1/3 cup granulated sweetener

FILLING
1 1/2 cup chopped pecans
2 eggs
1 cup granulated sweetener
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla

 

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Cream the cream cheese with almond flour and sweetener. Press into muffin tin lined with paper muffin cups.
Combine filling ingredients and divide among muffin cups.
Bake for 30 minutes.
Allow to cool.

 

Nutritional Info

  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 246.7
  • Total Fat: 21.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 40.9 mg
  • Sodium: 56.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Protein: 6.1 g

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pumpkin Roll

6 Nov

Pumpkin Roll

Cake

4 eggs
3/4 cup powdered xylitol (or powdered sweetener equal to 3/4 cup sugar)
1/4 cup coconut flour
1 tbsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
pinch ground cloves
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp xanthan gum
2/3 cup canned pumpkin

Filling

8 ounces softened cream cheese
1/2 cup powdered sweetener (I used Swerve)
1 tsp vanilla extract

Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Line a 13×15″ baking sheet with parchment and lightly grease.
Beat eggs. Add sweetener. Add remaining cake ingredients making sure to beat until there are no lumps.
Pour onto baking sheet and spread evenly.
Bake for 15 minutes.
Remove from oven and slide parchment onto a clean tea towel. Cover with another sheet of parchment and roll with the towel. Allow to cool completely.
Meanwhile, beat filling ingredients together.
Unroll cake and spread filling evenly. Roll up.
Will keep for 1 week refrigerated and kept in a tightly covered container.

Serving Size: 12

Nutritional Info

  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 110.0
  • Total Fat: 7.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 82.8 mg
  • Sodium: 171.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 4.3 g

Sugar Free Piled High Lemon Meringue Pie

29 Aug

Sugar Free Lemon Meringue Pie

Less than 15 grams of net carbs per serving

 

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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

Grain Free Chocolate Sugar Cookies

2 Jan

Grain Free Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Only 1.5 net carbs per cookie (excluding add-ins)

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup butter
3 oz dark chocolate, melted
1/2 cup nut butter
1/2 cup steviva blend (sweetener to equal 1 cup sugar)
pinch sea salt
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp baking powder
1 cup coconut flour
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup “add-ins” (not in nutritional info)
OPTIONAL ADD-INS:
NSA or Dark chocolate chips
walnuts, pecans, etc…
smashed candy cane
marshmallow bits
toffee bits
Chewy dried banana
Dried coconut

 DIRECTIONS

Cream butter. Add nut butter and dark chocolate. Mix well. Add steviva blend. Add eggs. Then add remaining ingredients.
*Add 1/2 cup of “optional” add-ins.*
Roll into a log approximately 2 1/2 inches in diameter and wrap in plastic wrap. Freeze until fairly firm. About 1/2 an hour.
Cut into slices approximately 3/8″ thick and place on parchment lined baking sheet.
Bake at 375 degrees for 8 minutes. Allow to cool before removing from pan.

Makes 30 cookies

Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 30
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 74.0
  • Total Fat: 6.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.8 mg
  • Sodium: 29.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 1.8 g

Low Carb Pecan Pie

26 Oct

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Reposted with permission of Steviva.com

INGREDIENTS

3/4 cup butter

1 cup steviva blend (or 2 cups of sweetener to equal 2 cups sugar)

1 tbsp molasses

1/2 cup Nectevia (use coupon code NECTEVIA22 to get 22% off)

2 tsp vanilla extract

1/2 tsp grated orange zest

1/4 tsp salt

3 eggs

2 cups pecan halves

*(pie crust below)

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 350°F with a baking sheet on middle rack.

*Par bake your pre made pie crust for 10 minutes. If making your own; put two cups of pecans, 1/2 stick of butter and 1/2 teaspoon of salt in a food processor. Mix until well blended. Press into a 9-inch pie plate. Trim edge, leaving a 1/4-inch overhang.

Meanwhile, melt butter in a small heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add Steviva Blend, Fructevia or a dash of Steviva Brand Stevia Powder with molasses, whisking until smooth. Remove from heat and whisk in Nectevia, vanilla, zest, and salt. Lightly beat eggs in a medium bowl, then whisk in Nectevia mixture.

Put pecans in pie shell and pour Nectevia, sweetener mixture evenly over them. Bake on hot baking sheet until filling is set, 50 minutes to 1 hour. Cool completely.

Serve with whipped cream!

Nutritional info (doesn’t include crust)

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Low Carb Chocolate Mug Cake

24 Jun

Low Carb Chocolate Mug Cake

 

INGREDIENTS

 

2 tbsp butter
1 tbsp coconut flour
3 tbsp almond flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tbsp dark cacao
1 egg
2 tbsp steviva blend
2 tbsp Davinci chocolate syrup
1 tbsp dark chocolate chips

 

DIRECTIONS

 

Melt butter. Add remaining ingredients. Stir well. Divide among two greased mugs or glass dishes. Microwave for 45 seconds to 1 minute.
Serving Size: makes 2 mug cakes

 

Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 279.0
  • Total Fat: 23.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 124.0 mg
  • Sodium: 125.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.4 g
  • Protein: 8.1 g
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