Baking

Bake Amazing Low Carb Cookies

By nature, cookies scream “carbs,” as most are made with white flour and sugar. White flour and sugar are packed with simple carbs (bad for you!) and little nutrition. You can, however, make amazing low carb cookies with the recipes out there! We've already made delicious peanut butter cookies before, but now, let's bake some chocolate chip cookies! First, you should look for recipes that use ingredients like  – or another whole grain flour – and artificial sweetener. Cocoa powder Read more [...]

How to Make Low Carb Peanut Butter Cookies

If you are on a low carb diet, you may think you have to give up baked desserts. Desserts are usually packed with carbs from flour and sugar. But you're in luck! You can cut out carbs by making low carb peanut butter cookies. Peanut butter cookies are a great choice because most recipes are naturally flourless. Beware of the amount of sugar required, though; to cut the rest of the carbs out, you will have to use an artificial sweetener like Stevia or Splenda in place of sugar. The following recipe Read more [...]

A Sample Low Carb Grocery List for Dieters

If you've just started a low carb diet, then your refrigerator probably needs an overhaul. So many common foods are packed with more carbs then you need. Time to hit the grocery store! If you're looking for a ready-made low carb grocery list, here is one that you can print out and have on hand while shopping for groceries. Experience has taught me that low carb dieting involves a big portion of impulse control along with a decent-sized pinch of planning ahead. I have started shopping on a full Read more [...]

How to Make Delicious Low Carb Brownies

If you're craving chocolate, but want to watch your figure, then you need to learn how to make low carb brownies! Let's be honest here. Brownies aren't the healthiest treat. Brownies get their carb loads from the flour and the sugar used to bake them. So it's a challenge to keep them low carb as baked products generally have high carbohydrates. (If you've read our peanut butter cookie recipe, you know what I'm talking about!) Several "miracle brownie" recipes are available. Unfortunately, these Read more [...]

7 Satisfying, Low Carb Sweets

We all want to watch our weight. So, if our sweet tooth pines for something sugary, we need to find some look for low carb sweets! As I get older, I find my sweet tooth getting decidedly stronger. I honestly can't help myself. But I still need to fit into that cute dress I just bought. It's not fun when your clothes fit you like you're a sausage wrap. So, I have started experimenting in and collecting recipes of low carb sweets that satisfy my sweet tooth's cravings. Whether you want to complete Read more [...]

How to Make a Healthy, Low Carb Cake

Living a low carb lifestyle asks for a lot of self-control. How many times do we have to shake our heads "no" the waiter, when he asks if we want to try that Key Lime Pie we've been eying on the dessert menu all night? And how often do we have to ask for only a small slice of that birthday cake passed around to everyone else? While they pile their plates with a huge chunk of cake with frosting on top? Fortunately, we can still bake a healthy cake. There are those of us who bake cake Read more [...]