Low-carb chocolate muffins

Low-carb gluten-free sugar-free choc muffinsThis muffin recipe is for serious and committed chocolate lovers.

Just because you are on a low-carb diet, doesn’t mean you have to give up chocolate too! (Let’s face it, that just would not be good!).

We just need to use sugar-free versions of cocoa powder and baking chocolate, and almond flour instead of regular flour.

Overall, one of these gorgeous chocolatey muffins will set you back only 2g net carbs!
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Low-carb chocolate cheesecake

Low-carb chocolate cheesecake, sugar-free, gluten-freeCheesecake is the sort of recipe that’s very easy to adapt to low-carb. Its primary ingredient – cream cheese – is naturally quite low in carbs.

Sugar and flour don’t play a very important role and can be substituted easily with low-carb equivalents.

This low-carb version of a classic chocolate cheesecake tastes great, is sugar-free and gluten-free, and clocks up only 4g net carbs per serving.  Keep reading “Low-carb chocolate cheesecake”

Low-carb peanut butter cookies

Low-carb sugar-free peanut butter cookiesPeanut butter is a great low-carb ingredient.
It contains about 7g net carbs per 100g, but you would typically only use 1-2 tbsp in a dessert recipe, so in total it would only contribute about 1-2g to your carbs count.
This obviously applies to unsweetened peanut butter – check the label to ensure they haven’t sneaked in any sugar or other nasties. Keep reading “Low-carb peanut butter cookies”

Keto chocolate mousse

low-carb keto chocolate mousseThis Keto chocolate mousse recipe is basically a chocolate-flavoured fat bomb. Super-easy to make, with only a few simple ingredients required.

You can eat it on its own as a really decadent dessert, or use as a filling for cakes.

It is very rich and filling, so you only need to a little bit to satisfy even very strong chocolate cravings!
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Low-carb tiffin chocolate cake

Low-carb gluten-free no-bake chocolate cake This recipe was inspired by the tiffin cake in today’s Sunday Telegraph. I thought it looked very tempting so I created a version suitable for low-carb diets.A tiffin cake base is usually made from biscuits mixed with butter and cocoa powder. My low-carb, gluten-free tiffin cake version uses toasted nuts and seeds to achieve the required crunchy factor. Keep reading “Low-carb tiffin chocolate cake”

Simple low-carb brownies

Brownies are not that hard to recreate without any flour or sugar. We just need to use almond flour and a sweetener.

There are many low-carb brownie recipes out there. Here’s my version.

My inspiration was Pret-A-Manger brownies. I used to love them back in the day before going low-carb.

If you never tried them, they are very dense, fudgy and moist. I use a lot of chocolate and cocoa powder in this recipe, so the taste is very rich. Keep reading “Simple low-carb brownies”

Chocolate on a low-carb diet – oh yes, you can!

Unsweetened cocoaDo you think chocolate is the enemy of your low-carb diet? Do you crave it desperately anyway?

You don’t have to suffer. You can enjoy chocolate and stay low-carb.

On just one condition.

Chocolate itself is not high in carbs. It just gets laden with lots of sugar for mass-market products.

If you can avoid the sugar, you can have the chocolate.

How?

By getting sugar-free chocolate, sweetened with Stevia, erythritol, or another low-carb sweetener. Or making your own from scratch – it’s actually fun for chocolate lovers!
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Low-carb chocolate truffles

Lowcarb chocolate trufflesChocolate truffles are a classical French confectionery recipe.
Rich intense taste of chocolate is offset by a smooth creamy texture. They make a wonderful sophisticated treat for any chocoholic.
The great news is that we can easily make low-carb chocolate truffles.
We just need to use sweetener instead of sugar in the basic recipe.
These truffles are so chocolatey and rich, you are likely to be satisfied with just a few. I normally need only one or two to satiate the sweet craving. Keep reading “Low-carb chocolate truffles”

Chocolate cake

Lowcarb chocolate cake recipeThis low-carb chocolate cake is so rich and gorgeous, no one will ever believe it’s sugar-free and gluten-free.

Lots of chocolate, butter and nuts come together to create a wonderfully indulgent dessert.

With only 4g net carbs per slice, it is the perfect birthday cake for any low-carb dieter!

The cake is made from almond flour, chopped walnuts, and sugar-free chocolate. I used Truvia as a sugar substitute.
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