Why Use Almond Flour in Low Carb Baking?

Almond flour is a gluten-free nut flour, essentially just ground blanched almonds. It’s often used as a low-carb substitute for wheat flour in bread and other baked goods.  Almond flour is a common ingredient in all kinds of baking.   Almonds do not contain gluten so it won’t rise with yeast.  When using it in baking, […]

Low Carb Naan Bread!

Two pieces is only 3 net carbs! Ingredients ¾ cup coconut flour 2 tablespoons ground psyllium husk powder ½ teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 6¾ tablespoons melted coconut oil 2 cups boiling water coconut oil, for frying sea salt Garlic butter 3½ oz. butter 1 – 2 garlic cloves, minced Instructions Mix all dry […]

Raspberry Mousse Cake…yummy!

Raspberry Mousse Cake With Only 5 Net Carbs Per Serving! Course: Cake, Dessert Servings: 8 Slices Author: Angela Coleby Ingredients Sponge 1/3 cup coconut flour 6 eggs separated 1/2 cup erythritol or sugar substitute 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon ground ginger Raspberry Mousse 3 eggs 1 cup cream heavy/whipping 340 […]

Cheese and Herb Biscuits

Cheese & herb biscuits (naturally from Angela on divaliciousrecipes.com) Only 1.2 Net carbs per biscuit and gluten free! Yields 24 Ingredients ½ cup (113g) butter, room temperature 1 ½ cup (170g) Cheddar Cheese, grated ½ cup (50g) Parmesan Cheese, grated 1 ½ (150g) cup ground almonds/almond flour ¼ cup (28g) coconut flour 2 tablespoons chopped […]

Cancer Prevention

Angiogenesis Inhibitors – Cancer Prevention Everyone knows someone who has had cancer or lost someone with cancer.  We know some of the causes of cancer like smoking, poor diet, chemical exposure etc. but do we really know what happens to the body when we get cancer?   Know this….cancer cannot survive and grow without blood vessels! […]

How to Choose Low Carb in Restaurants

How to Choose Low Carb in Restaurants Do you find you avoid eating out because you are afraid of going off your low carb program?  You don’t have to.  It’s not so hard eating low carb in restaurants providing you know the right questions to ask, what to look for and what products are absolutely […]

Strawberry Shortcake Cups

Gluten Free and only 2 Net Carbs!!! Servings: 12 Mini Cups Author: Angela Coleby Ingredients Dough 1/2 cup (56g) coconut flour 1/4 cup Erythritol or sugar substitute 1/2 cup 113g butter, unsalted softened 1 egg beaten 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon salt Filling 4oz 112g cream cheese softened 2 tablespoons […]

Protein Smoothies

Protein Smoothies I am on the road most days and tend to skip breakfast, even though I am completely aware that breakfast is the most important meal of the day…it kick starts the metabolism.  I can also be lazy so I don’t bother with a blender except if I am making one for my husband […]

Coffee: Is it good or bad?

So What’s the Scoop?  Is caffeine good for you or bad for you? Every single day billions of people wake up to caffeine.  There’s a Tim Hortons on every corner and Starbucks is not far behind.  We spend billions of dollars on coffee not only to wake us up and give us energy but because […]

Zucchini Pizza Muffins

Again Angela comes up with such yummy low carb, gluten free foods.  I am definitely going to try this one!  Each muffin only has 2 net carbs and is gluten free!  How can you lose? Zucchini Pizza Muffins Course: Snack Servings: 10 Muffins Author: Angela Coleby Ingredients 1 zucchini grated 4 eggs 1/4 cup 57g […]