Cookie Butter Cups

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Low Carb Cookie Butter Cups

Low carb dark chocolate cups filled creamy sugar-free cookie butter. Trader Joe's ain't got nothing on these healthy treats. Let's discuss cookie butter, the astonishing phenomenon that all began with some crispy European spice cookies given out on Delta flights. These cookies developed something of a cult following, especially as they were hard to find on this side of the pond, outside of air travel. Biscoff, the brand that introduced these speculoos cookies to the wider world, then made … Continue Reading

39 Splendid Low Carb Strawberry Recipes

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Best Low Carb Strawberry Recipes

Impatient for strawberry season? Get ready with 39 of the best low carb strawberry recipes the internet has to offer! It happens like clockwork every year. The weather begins to warm up, however imperceptibly, and I start dreaming of fresh local strawberries. It doesn't matter where I live or what's going on in my life, I start stalking the U-Pick websites, eagerly waiting to see when they're ready for picking. I know I have a few months yet but I've already researched when Oregon … Continue Reading

Chorizo Cheddar Jalapeño Poppers

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Low Carb Chorizo Cheddar Jalapeño Poppers

Jazz up your low carb appetizer tray with these delicious spicy jalapeño poppers. Stuffed with chorizo and sharp cheddar, it's a party in your mouth! You have to wonder who invented the first jalapeño popper. It is pretty genius, when you think about it. Stuffing spicy peppers with creamy cheese or other delicious fillings and baking or frying them to crispy goodness. That poor person really should have patented their invention. They would have made a killing, what with all the chefs and … Continue Reading

Nutella Swirl Cheesecake

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Low Carb Grain-Free Nutella Swirl Cheesecake Recipe

Creamy dreamy low carb vanilla cheesecake with delicious swirls of sugar-free Nutella. The ultimate healthy chocolate hazelnut dessert recipe. It really is true what they say, that it's the thought that counts. Even in our hyper-commercial, acquisition-driven society, where we all desire the next best thing in clothes, shoes, phones, and cars, this sweet little adage still means something. It means a lot, actually. So much that when your sweet 10 year old son spends some of his … Continue Reading

Roasted Broccoli & Bacon Alfredo

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Low Carb Roasted Broccoli Alfredo with Bacon

This just might be the best low carb side dish recipe ever! Creamy Alfredo sauce and crisp crumbled bacon take roasted broccoli to a whole new level. To say that I am obsessed with roasted broccoli right now is putting it mildly. It's just so good, I can't get enough of it and neither can my family. I will make a ridiculous amount, 2 or 3 large heads of broccoli, thinking it will last a day or two. But if I leave that pan unattended, my kids will just keep taking a piece as they pass … Continue Reading

Double Chocolate Blender Muffins

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Low Carb Double Chocolate Blender Muffins

Deeply chocolate-y low carb, grain-free muffins made easy in your blender. A wonderful healthy breakfast or snack. I think my kids could subsist solely on my homemade muffins. And really, would that be such a bad thing? I think I do a pretty good job of making muffins that are both healthful and delicious, and I'd certainly rather have them wolfing down my muffins than so many other things. Breakfast time with three kids is chaotic so I usually keep muffins on hand for a quick easy meal … Continue Reading

Chocolate Fudge Crumb Bars

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Low Carb Fudge Crumb Bar Recipe

Low carb and grain-free, these chocolate fudge crumb bars are my healthy answer to Starbucks' oatmeal fudge bars. Getting married is a really big deal. Even in this day of dating for years and living together before marriage, it's still a really big deal. And it's exciting. You enter into it with glorious thoughts of your future together, so many of your hopes and dreams pinned upon your betrothed. It's a beautiful thing when two people who love each other decide to make that deep and … Continue Reading

Carrot Cake Scones

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Low Carb Carrot Cake Scones

These low carb carrot cake scones are a perfect addition to your Easter brunch menu. Grain-free and sugar-free. When I was growing up, scones were just scones. Don't get me wrong, they were delicious and I loved them, but they were quite basic. Variety consisted mostly of the addition of currants or berries, although you'd see the occasional recipe for oat scones. Then suddenly it seemed that this unassuming British baked good really caught hold of people's imaginations, and suddenly … Continue Reading