As much as I love baking with low-carb flours (usually almond or coconut), sometimes you can get away without using any flour at all.
This recipe for low-carb, gluten-free chocolate biscuits is completely flourless – basically you just use cocoa powder instead. You can’t go wrong with that much cocoa!
It takes about 20-25 minutes total to prepare and bake. Carb count is less than 1g net carbs per biscuit. Keep reading “Low-carb flourless chocolate biscuits”
This 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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Cheesecake 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”
This 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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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”
Do 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.
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!
Keep reading “Chocolate on a low-carb diet – oh yes, you can!”
Chocolate 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”
Atkins Induction is the first stage of Atkins, designed to break addictions to sugary foods and reset your metabolism.
As is the case with any addiction, the only way to wean yourself off sugar is to stop taking it.
This is an essential phase of the diet, but also the toughest one. Carb cravings are common during Induction, especially if you are trying Atkins for the first time. Keep reading “Dessert ideas for Atkins Induction phase”
This 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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