Coconut Lime Coolers

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Low Carb Coconut Lime Beverage

Cool off with a low carb coconut lime cooler, a deliciously creamy tropical drink that's truly refreshing. They also make great cocktails! This summer has been so hot and dry, I find myself craving all sorts of frosty refreshment. Typically, I am a water girl and find that it’s really the only thing that truly quenches my thirst. But there really is something appealing about a tall glass filled with something cold and creamy and maybe a bit bubbly. When it’s that hot out and you can’t … Continue Reading

Sushi Roll Cauliflower Rice Salad

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Low Carb Sushi Roll Salad with cauliflower rice. #grainfree

Sushi roll in a bowl! This low carb cauliflower rice salad has all the great flavors of your favorite sushi in a much healthier, lighter package. It's the perfect summer side dish. If you follow this little blog of mine, you will know that I get no greater satisfaction than taking an old family favourite and making it over to be low carb and gluten-free. Most of the time, those makeovers involve chocolate. Lots and lots of chocolate. And maybe some peanut butter too. But sometimes I … Continue Reading

Slow Cooker Raspberry Coconut Cake

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Low Carb Slow Cooker Coconut Cake with Raspberries and Dark Chocolate

A heavenly low carb, dairy-free cake cooked in your crock pot. Rich, tender and bursting with berries and coconut. Chocolate chips optional. One of the advantages of having moved out west is the closer proximity to my sister and her family. My "little" sister (in quotes because she is 4 inches taller than I am) followed in my footsteps long ago and went to the University of British Columbia. Unlike me, however, she was almost instantly a Vancouver lifer. She apparently didn't suffer from … Continue Reading

Almond Flour Cream Cheese Crepes

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Low Carb Cream Cheese Almond Flour Crepes Recipe

These low carb almond flour crepes stay flexible even after a few days in the fridge! A delicious breakfast or dessert, stuff them with your favorite sugar-free fillings. I find it a little amusing how going low carb and gluten-free has made me a much more adventurous home cook. One would think that the strange alternative flours and sweeteners would feel limiting and keep me bound to tried and true recipes and methods. But I've come to know these alternative ingredients so well, to feel … Continue Reading

Chicken Fried Steak with Country Gravy – Primal Low Carb Kitchen Review

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Low Carb Grain-Free Chicken Fried Steak Recipe with Sausage Gravy

Craving the ultimate low carb comfort food? Chicken Fried Steak goes from junky to healthy with a few easy tweaks.  It's always funny to compare my Canadian upbringing with that of my Yankee husband. On the one hand, things were not so very different on our opposing sides of the border. We spoke the same language, played the same games, watched the same TV shows and read the same books. And for the most part, ate the same foods. But then there are those things that one of us references … Continue Reading

Snickerdoodle Ice Cream Sandwiches

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Low Carb Snickerdoodle Ice Cream Sandwiches

Soft almond flour snickerdoodle cookies paired with delicious sugar-free vanilla ice cream. These low carb ice cream sandwiches may be the ultimate summer indulgence.  Earlier this year, I declared that this would be the summer of the ice cream sandwich. I don't even know what I meant by that except that I wanted to see lots and lots of ice cream sandwich recipe this summer. More specifically, I wanted to see lots and lots of low carb ice cream sandwich recipes. Alas, therein lies a … Continue Reading

Blueberry Mojitos

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Low Carb Blueberry Mojito Recipe

These low carb blueberry mojitos are the perfect accompaniment to your healthy Fourth of July celebrations. Perfectly sweet and refreshing with no added sugar. Do you remember the first time you ever had a mojito? For me, it was love at first sip. Or maybe it was darker than that. Total obsession at first sip. That perfect combination of mint and lime together with a touch of sweetness and a kick of rum. Oh my, I get all warm and fuzzy just thinking about it. They rank up there among my … Continue Reading

Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Avocados

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Low Carb Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Avocados

Spicy, tangy buffalo chicken and bleu cheese piled into healthy avocados and baked to delicious perfection. Hearty enough to be your whole meal! So it would seem that instead of moving to Portland, Oregon, my husband and I accidentally moved to Southern California by mistake. I am not quite sure how one mistakes one whole state for another like that. I mean, we were certainly aiming for the Pacific NorthWest and our airplane tickets said PDX on them. Or at least I thought they did, but … Continue Reading