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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

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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

Sugar Free Caramel Sauce

18 Nov

INGREDIENTS

1 tsp molasses
1/4 cup steviva blend or sweetener that equals 1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter,
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/4 tsp xanthan gum

DIRECTIONS

In a small saucepan, over medium heat add molasses, steviva and butter. Allow butter to melt and steviva to dissolve completely stirring occasionally (about 5 minutes).
Whisk in heavy cream and xanthan gum. Cook until thickened. Chill until ready to serve, or serve warm over ice-cream, apple pie, etc.
Will thicken even more upon refrigeration.

Makes 1 cup total

Servings: 1 1/3 tbsp each. 12 servings

Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 70.1
  • Total Fat: 7.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 23.9 mg
  • Sodium: 31.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 0.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 0.2 g

Brown Sugar Body Scrub

28 Jul

Brown Sugar Body Scrub

This scrub is a great exfoliator and moisturizer all in one. It’s great for kilaris pilaris (chicken bump skin), as brown sugar contains natural salicylic acid, and It smells divine too!!!

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup coconut oil

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/3 cup coarse ground sea salt

splash of vanilla extract (or any other extract you like)

DIRECTIONS:

Melt coconut oil. Stir in remaining ingredients. Allow to cool and put into container in the shower.

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

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

 

Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting – Grain Free, Sugar Free

17 Jan

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INGREDIENTS

1 cup almond flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp sea salt
3 eggs
1/4 cup coconut oil (melted)
1/4 cup steviva blend
1 cup mashed banana (2-3 bananas)

optional: cream cheese frosting

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine all ingredients in a bowl and spread into a greased square cake pan.
Bake for approximately 40 minutes

Serving Size: makes 12 pieces

Nutritional Info for Cake Only
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 242.5
  • Total Fat: 19.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 40.7 mg
  • Sodium: 152.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 7.5 g

 

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