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Nanking Cherry Smoothie

27
Jul

Nanking Cherry Smoothie

You know those sweet, almost purple Bing cherries…in my world, they are the best summer snack. I rarely make recipes with them because I love the simplicity of eating them just as they are.

However, it’s a different story with the cherries in our backyard. We had a bountiful supply of Nanking cherries this year and we weren’t sure what Continue reading »

Comment » | Drinks & Smoothies, Gluten Free, Kid Friendly, Low Carb, Protein, Recipes, Vegan

How to Have Make Low Carb French Toast

6
Jul

I present to you this morning’s breakfast.

How to Make French Toast - low carb style

Since I prefer to eat a low carb, no sugar life as a whole (lets not lie…sometimes I eat milk chocolate ), I love finding new recipes that allow me to eat “old favourites”. It seems like all the things that give me the Continue reading »

4 comments » | Breads & Muffins, Breakfast, Kid Friendly, Low Carb, Protein, Recipes

Vegan Star Pancakes for the Fourth

3
Jul

Vegan Star Pancakes for the Fourth of July

So I’m Canadian, and yet, a few days ago I never found the time to put together a patriotic Canadian recipe. However, I did have time yesterday…but Canada Day had already passed. Oops.

Soooo…I reminded myself that the demographics of my readers are largely American, and decided to make something that celebrated the Fourth of July. I’m nice like that.

Just so it’s on the Continue reading »

5 comments » | Breakfast, Dairy Free, Kid Friendly, Recipes, Vegan

The Most Decadent Strawberry Milkshake

29
Jun

Low Carb Decadent Strawberry Milkshake (no sugar, THM (S) friendly, low carb)

The challenge is almost over. I feel like there is no better way to end it than to share one of the most decadent smoothies (or more truthfully, a milkshake!) I’ve made this whole month.

Have you ever had a Continue reading »

8 comments » | Drinks & Smoothies, Gluten Free, Kid Friendly, Low Carb, Recipes

Low Carb Vanilla Ice-Cream

14
May

How to make low carb vanilla ice cream

So yes, this may be the third ice-cream recipe I’ve posted in a short time period. I don’t think you’re allowed to judge, but if you want to…that’s okay too. Basically I just really like ice-cream.

You can't buy happiness but you can buy ice cream

This one has a little more fat content, but is a scrumptious, creamy classic. A skeleton for your wildest ice-cream dreams!

 Low Carb Vanilla Ice-Cream

  1.  1 cup almond milk, unsweetened
  2. 1/2 cup half and half
  3. 1/2 cup heavy cream
  4. 1/8 classic stevia syrup
  5. 1-2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  6. Pinch of pure sea salt

Blend all the ingredients together until smooth. Add to ice-cream maker according to manufacturers instructions.

 *You can use any stevia based sweetener, just add according to taste. I used this NuNaturals simple syrup and I love it.

NuNaturals Stevia Syrup

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Try these low carb, sugar free frozen desserts!

What’s your go-to, vanilla or chocolate?

1 comment » | Desserts, Gluten Free, Kid Friendly, Low Carb, Recipes

How to Make Pickled Hard-boiled Eggs

11
May

How to make pickled eggs with title

Ever since I was small, I’ve had a taste for pickles.

I guess I like vinegar. Pickled onions, dill pickles, salt and vinegar chips…they are one of those flavours that I could be slightly addicted to. Also, while I’m on Continue reading »

Comment » | Appetizers, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Kid Friendly, Low Carb, Protein, Recipes, Snacks

Low Carb Chocolate Ice-Cream

5
May

Low Carb Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

I have not slowed down since I made that blueberry ice-cream. Blame cravings, the sunshine, or my desire to make ALL the flavours, but I’m hooked.

The chocolate one I made with half the fat and Continue reading »

2 comments » | Desserts, Gluten Free, Kid Friendly, Low Carb, Protein, Recipes

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