Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Almond Bark – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

Low Carb Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Almond Bark

Low carb dark chocolate almond bark with a sprinkling of sea salt.  It’s so good, it’s like the low carb version of crack. Sugar is addictive.  I will venture to say that this is almost indisputable fact.  Anyone who has ever tried to break their sugar habit will agree with me, I am sure.  It’s […]

Chocolate Mousse Raspberry Parfaits – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

Low Carb Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Parfaits

Decadent low carb chocolate mousse layered with sugar-free, gluten-free chocolate cookie crumbs and fresh raspberries. When I was 15, my family took a summer vacation to France.  We stayed in a little village in Provence and made day trips to surrounding little villages and towns, to Cannes, and to any other scenic sites that caught […]

Chocolate Strawberry Icebox Cake – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

Low Carb Strawberry Icebox Cake with Chocolate Wafers

Strawberry Icebox Cake with low carb chocolate wafer cookies.  The ultimate summertime dessert made over to be low carb and gluten-free. I am going to confess to something of a pet peeve here.  You know those recipes that say “only 4 ingredients!”?  Those recipes often irritate me.   I am not against easy or uncomplicated recipes […]

Spicy Candied Bacon – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

Low Carb Spicy Candied Bacon

Sugar-free candied bacon with chipotle.  The tastiest snack in all the world. Let’s face it, bacon is just about the best invention ever.  Whosoever thought to themselves “hey, let’s take this piece of fatty pork belly and slice it really thin, and smoke the hell out of it and make it super salty to preserve […]

Thin Mint Truffles – Low Carb and Gluten Free

Low Carb Thin Mint Truffles

Sweet mint chocolate cookie truffles coated in mint chocolate.  Deliciously good for you! I seem to be on something of a chocolate kick lately.  Well, in reality, I am always on a chocolate kick, because I love the stuff.  Worship the stuff.  This little brain of mine is always a-whirr with ideas for low carb […]

Homemade Whatchamacallit Bars – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

Low Carb Peanut Butter Caramel Candy Bars

A mistake in the kitchen led to one of the most delicious low carb treats I’ve ever made.  A homemade candy bar packed with peanut butter, caramel and chopped peanuts. When I was growing up, there was a huge cultural divide between the US and Canada in one very important regard…candy bars.  This divide was […]

Homemade Mascarpone Cheese

Homemade Mascarpone Cheese

You asked for it!  Rich, creamy homemade mascarpone is so ridiculously easy, you have no excuse not to make it! Never underestimate the power of social media.  Oh sure, Twitter, Facebook and the like can lead to the dissipation of our time and energy in unproductive pursuits. I myself have fallen down a few social […]

Coconut Milk Fudge – Low Carb, Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free

Dairy Free, Low Carb Chocolate Fudge

Dairy-free chocolate fudge.  So rich and creamy, you’d never know it was made with coconut milk. I think it’s fairly safe to say that you will never get me to give up dairy.  I’ve had to give up so many other foods in my life and most of the time, I am okay with that. […]

Homemade Sugar-Free Chocolate Chips – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

Homemade Chocolate Chips Low Carb

If you think you might have seen these before, you have.  Kind of.  I was inspired to attempt homemade chocolate chips again, because there really is nothing on the market that fills this much-needed low carb baking void.  To be sure, there are several brands of sugar-free chocolate chips out there, but I could not […]

Coffee Panna Cotta with Raspberry Coulis – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

Low Carb Coffee Panna Cotta

Creamy, rich coffee panna cotta made with Greek yogurt and drizzled with raspberry coulis.  Low carb and gluten-free. There is no use trying to hide it, I am a dessert fanatic.  Strangely, I find this to be more true ever since I discovered I was pre-diabetic and went low carb.  Because prior to this time, […]

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