December 2011

Low carb chocolate pie with chocolate crust

Not the lowest carb dessert out there but much better than the alterative.  it has an ultra light chocolate crust made from protein powder and almond flour and some good fats.  Topped with a filling of sugar free chocolate pudding with some whipping cream added for some more body.  This version of this chocolate dessert
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Just gained 5 pounds during the holiday?

This is about the time of year after a few days of parties and eating cookies and other holiday treats reality kicks in as we move down a belt loop and jump on that scale.  To our dismay we see numbers like 5 pounds of weight gain over this time of year. Now the good
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Almond meal low carb pancakes

After a while you can actually get tired of eggs and bacon for breakfast and urn some delicious pancakes.  Here is a recipe that gives you some pancakes that will not make you miss those old flour ones and with only 1 net carb per 4 inch pancake you can survive these with almost no
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Paleo Brussel sprouts with bacon recipe

I have always avoided brussel sprouts, I have had them normally prepared boiled until mushy.  Wanted to add some new variety to my meals I decided to give brussel sprouts one more chance and decided that bacon makes everything better and this could even be true for those evil brussel sprouts.  They turned out great
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Why I eat sweet potatoes and not rice

When people see the food on my plate they assume I must be on one of those low carb diets.  Personally I do not have anything against carbohydrates it is just unfortunately foods high in carbohydrates are not normally high nutritional value on the micronutrient level.  One of the exceptions to this is sweet potatoes. 
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Making low carb coconut oil chocolate

There are many benefits to chocolate other than being delicious, dark chocolate is a powerful antioxidant which free radicals, destructive molecules that are implicated in heart disease and other ailments.  The problem is you add milk and sugar to this equation and you loose many of the benefits.  Combine this with the addition of the
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