It's Wimbledon tennis fortnight, so here's a new take on classic strawberries and cream - Low-Carb No-Bake English Strawberry & Vanilla Cream Cheesecake! Only 4g net carbs per generous slice. Gluten-free, no added sugar or artificial sweetener, and you have the option to make it vegetarian.
These super-simple, but super-scrumptious, Low-Carb Classic French Chocolate Pots, contain only two ingredients! Decadent and impressive enough for a make-ahead dinner party dessert, you can also easily whip some up to grab straight from the fridge as a mid-week treat. Or use as a handy fat-bomb to adjust your macros on a keto diet.
Who doesn't love a delectable, creamy French pastry? I know I do! And I've been craving one. So I came up with this recipe for Low-Carb Mille Feuilles! It uses fat head dough instead of puff pastry. And for the filling, I've used whipped sweetened cream. Or you can mix it up by using instead my crème anglaise (from my recipe for Low-Carb Summer Berry Crème Anglaise Tarts). Only 3.8g net carbs per slice, these save you a massive 57g over a high-carb version.
If you're trying to reduce sugar in your diet, erythritol is a fabulous 'next generation' calorie-free and carb-free sugar substitute, and a naturally-derived product. I use it loads in my recipes when I'm cooking something low-carb or keto. Read on to learn the basics - about exactly what it is and where to get it - and on its health profile and how to use it.
On a low-carb diet? Well you absolutely don't need to skimp on some indulgence. This luscious blueberry cheesecake saves you 53g of sugar and 200kcal a slice over regular cheesecake, without losing any of the flavour. Tasting just as good, if not better, than a high-sugar version, it's low-carb, vegetarian, and free of gluten, added sugar and artificial sweeteners.
Right, no frills with this one - it's Christmas Eve, so I'm running out of time, and so are you! But I am sooooo pleased with this. After some experimentation, this is my very own recipe for buttery, rich, low-carb rum or brandy sauce and it is absolutely AMAZING!!! And with just 5 ingredients, it takes literally 5 minutes to whip up from scratch. Free of sugar and artificial sweeteners, it's fantastic on my low-carb Christmas pudding!
This Christmas I've been converting some of the recipes that I traditionally make to sugar-free versions - as with this Low-Carb Cranberry Sauce. It's a complete cinch to make, and much nicer than shop-bought stuff. It's keto-friendly, gluten-free, free of added sugar and artificial sweeteners, and suitable for diabetics.
I'm in full Christmas prep mode now, which includes continuing my experiments with low-carb versions of traditional Christmas food and drink favourites, to make sure I can eat what I want come the big day. This recipe for a lovely light Christmas Pudding - low-carb, gluten-free, and free of added sugar and artificial sweeteners - is made so quickly that you can easily whip one up on Christmas Day itself!