Sweets

Our Favorite No Carb Desserts

Most classic desserts contain carbs, often in the form of added sugar and white flour in cookies, cakes, and tarts. It can be difficult, but not impossible, to come up with creative and tasty no carb desserts. You will need to use sugar substitutes like  or Stevia, and in place of flour you can use almond meal or another nut-based flour. In general, look for dairy-based desserts like cheesecake, as these will be high in protein and low in carbs. Here are a few of our favorite no carb dessert 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 [...]

6 Low Carb Ice Cream at Your Grocery

If you have given up sweets and sugary desserts, then I applaud your willpower. I can't give up the amazing taste of frozen chocolate and vanilla in my mouth. Thankfully, there are plenty of low carb ice cream options to make it so much easier to get through my ice cream-craving days. Here are some of the low carb ice cream brands available at a grocery store. A Few of My Favorite Low Carb Ice Cream Brands 1. Breyer’s "CarbSmart" Net Carb Count: 4-5 grams per serving This series is Read more [...]

7 Low Carb Fruits You Need in Your Diet

One of the hardest things to do on a carbohydrate-controlled diet is to give up your favorite fruits. Don't get me wrong, fruit isn't bad for you. After all, have you ever seen a fruit lover, who was also fat? No way! Remember, fruit is high in a simple sugar called fructose. A simple sugar is fuel that can be utilized by our cells without requiring further processing. Fructose has a glycemic index of 22 compared to glucose, which sets the glycemic index standard at 100. All in all, fructose is Read more [...]