Desserts

7 12, 2018

Low Carb Gingerbread Cookies

2018-12-07T08:16:43+00:00December 7th, 2018|Recipes|

These cookies are delicious and allow you to participate in some Christmas baking (and eating!) while still staying on plan. Be mindful of how many you eat though, each cookie counts as two fat servings. Ingredients: 2 cups almond flour 1 tbsp cinnamon 1 ½ tsp ground ginger ¼ tsp ground cloves ¼ tsp nutmeg ½ tsp baking powder ¼ cup erythritol (found at Bulk Barn) ¼ cup butter (softened) 1 large egg 1 tsp vanilla extract Method: • In a medium bowl, stir together the almond flour, cinnamon, ground ginger, ground cloves, nutmeg, and baking powder. • In a [...]

5 10, 2018

Low Carb Pumpkin Pie

2018-10-05T08:15:52+00:00October 5th, 2018|Recipes|

Ingredients for Almond Pie Crust: 1 ½ cups almond flour or almond meal 3 tbsp butter, melted 1 tsp stevia (or other non-sugar sweetener) Ingredients for Pumpkin Pie Filling: 2 cups pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling which is full of sugar) 1 cup heavy cream 6 tbsp stevia (or other non-sugar sweetener) 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp ground ginger ¼ tsp ground cloves ½ tsp salt 2 eggs Instructions for Pie Crust: • Heat oven to 350 F. • Melt the butter in a mixing bowl. Add the almond flour (or meal) and stevia and [...]

22 06, 2018

Frozen Yogurt Popsicles

2018-06-22T07:22:55+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Recipes|

Mix berries and yogurt and you'll have the summer's best low-carb popsicles! A true favorite for ice cream lovers. You get a lot more fat and protein in this low-carb version, making it more satisfying. Ingredients: ½ lb frozen mango, diced ½ lb frozen strawberries 1 cup Greek yogurt 8 tablespoons heavy whipping cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions: • Let mango and strawberries thaw for 10–15 minutes. • Put all the ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth. • Serve immediately as soft serve ice cream or pour into popsicle forms and let freeze for at least a [...]

28 07, 2017

Banana-Berry Parfait

2018-06-04T14:34:10+00:00July 28th, 2017|Recipes|

Banana-Berry Parfait Ingredients: - 1 ¼ cups unsweetened frozen raspberries, partially thawed - 1 tsp sweetener, or to taste - 2 2/3 cups fat-free vanilla yogurt - 2 bananas, thinly sliced - Fresh raspberries for garnish (optional) Directions: 1. In food processor with the knife blade attached, pulse raspberries and sweetener until almost smooth. 2. Into four 10-ounce glasses or goblets, layer about half of raspberry puree, half of yogurt, and half of banana slices; repeat layering. Top with raspberries if you like. Exchanges: Makes 4 servings. Count each serving as 1 fruit (group 4) and 1 dairy (group 1).

12 05, 2017

Sticky Cinnamon Roll Chia Pudding

2018-06-04T14:34:12+00:00May 12th, 2017|Recipes|

Chia seeds can be found in health food stores. They are black in color and they have a mild, nutty flavor. When they are mixed with a liquid they form a gel, so they are perfect in this low carb pudding! Chia seeds can be eaten raw or cooked, and added to yogurt and smoothies. Ingredients: 3 Tbsp chia seeds 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tbsp protein powder 1 C coconut milk 1 Tbsp sweetener (if desired) The flavor options for this pudding are endless, you could add cocoa powder for a chocolate pudding, or play with different spices to change [...]

7 10, 2016

Pumpkin Custards

2018-06-04T14:34:18+00:00October 7th, 2016|Recipes|

These mini crustless pumpkin pies save you about 200 calories per serving without the crust, but you don't sacrifice any flavour! Ingredients • 2 slightly beaten egg whites • 1 cup canned pumpkin • ¾ cup evaporated skim milk • 3 tablespoons sugar • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice • Dash salt • Whipped cream (optional) Directions 1) In a medium mixing bowl combine the egg whites, pumpkin, evaporated milk, sugar, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, and salt. 2) Place four 6-ounce custard cups or ramekins in a shallow baking pan. Pour pumpkin [...]

14 07, 2016

Banana-Berry Parfait

2018-06-04T14:34:20+00:00July 14th, 2016|Recipes|

Banana-Berry Parfait Ingredients: - 1 ¼ cups unsweetened frozen raspberries, partially thawed - 1 tsp sweetener, or to taste - 2 2/3 cups fat-free vanilla yogurt - 2 bananas, thinly sliced - Fresh raspberries for garnish (optional) Directions: 1. In food processor with the knife blade attached, pulse raspberries and sweetener until almost smooth. 2. Into four 10-ounce glasses or goblets, layer about half of raspberry puree, half of yogurt, and half of banana slices; repeat layering. Top with raspberries if you like. Exchanges: Makes 4 servings. Count each serving as 1 fruit (group 4) and 1 dairy (group 1).

17 06, 2016

Banana Icecream

2018-06-04T14:34:20+00:00June 17th, 2016|Recipes|

BANANA ICECREAM Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream 4 large ripe frozen bananas in chunks 4 tbsp natural peanut butter ½ tsp vanilla extract A dash of cinnamon Sea salt to taste Cut the peeled bananas into small chunks and freeze until solid, at least 1-2 hours. Transfer the bananas to a very strong blender and blend until smooth and creamy. This will take a few minutes and may require periodic pauses and adjustments. It's very loud and intense since the bananas are frozen, similar to adding ice cubes to a blender. Within a few minutes, you should be seeing a [...]

24 03, 2016

Creamy Layered Fruit Sensation

2018-06-04T14:34:21+00:00March 24th, 2016|Recipes|

Luscious low-cal layers of cake, pudding, whipped topping and berries. A perfect dessert for Easter weekend! Ingredients 1 pkg. (227 g) angel food cake 3 Tbsp. orange juice 1/4 tsp. almond extract 2 1/2 cups skim milk 2 pkg. (4-serving size each) vanilla fat-free instant pudding 1 1/2 cups light whipped dessert topping (thawed) 2 pkg. (600 g) frozen mixed berries, thawed, well drained (about 4 cups frozen or 2 1/2 cups thawed berries) Instructions Cut cake into cubes; place in large bowl. Combine orange juice and almond extract. Drizzle over cake cubes; toss lightly. Pour milk into another large [...]

26 06, 2015

Fresh Fruit Topping ideas

2018-06-04T14:34:50+00:00June 26th, 2015|Recipes|

One variation: 1 tsp grated orange rind 1 tbsp orange juice ½ C thawed Cool Whip ½ C sugar free vanilla yoghurt And another: ½ C sugar free vanilla yoghurt ¼ C unsweetened applesauce 1 tsp honey Stir ingredients together and spoon over ½ C of your favourite fruit! Sprinkle with cinnamon or nutmeg for added flavor. Count each serving as 1 fruit.

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