Crepes are a great go to breakfast. I have turned a typically high carb breakfast into a low carb LGIT friendly food by substituting flour with coconut flour and coconut oil. Did you know coconut oil is high in MCT ( Medium Chain Triglycerides)? This type of fat is unique in that it requires little digestion and goes straight to the liver to [...]
Are you a peanut butter addict like me? Well you are going to love these Peanut Butter Balls!
In only 5-10 minutes you have a perfect snack or treat that you can take with you on-the-go or eat when you get a sweet (or peanut butter) craving! Each ball is the perfect 1:1 ratio making it easy to calculate out in your daily meal plan. The recipe [...]
Each year there are new trendy foods and with the ever growing world of social media it is hard to miss these foods. This year it’s Cloud Bread. I had no idea what it was when I first saw a picture on Pinterest, but my curious self had to look into it. It’s marketed as a low carb bread perfect for those on the Paleo or Atkins diet [...]
Ever go into a store for almond butter and end up with peanut butter because it costs so much??! I can fully admit to doing that on multiple occasions, until I discovered how to make homemade almond butter! It requires only one ingredient and a high powered food processor and you have almond butter and money in your pocket.
One 16 ounce can [...]
Take a bite out of these Blueberry Coconut Muffins for a low glycemic breakfast or treat!
Ever baked with coconut flour? I’ll admit this was my first try and I was happily surprised. Coconut flour is a great low glycemic flour substitute and works great in baked goods. I used Swerve as my sugar substitute (as you can see it’s quic [...]
Looking for a new non-glycemic sweetener to add to your pantry? I have found a sweetener of all sweeteners that you are going to love! Swerve, an all-natural sweetener made from erythritol and oligosaccharides, both of which are naturally occurring in fruits and vegetables. Erythritol is a sugar alcohol, but unlike other sugar alcohols it doe [...]
I recently saw avocado fries on Pinterest and thought, what a genius idea! Avocados are delicious in just about any form, but when baked and warm and toasty they must be extra yummy!! Most recipes I found used breadcrumbs to coat the avocado instead I used almond flour to ensure the correct LGIT ratio. I also decided to whip up a quick lime [...]
Peanuts among other nuts are the perfect 1:1 ratio, making them a great snack on-the-go or whenever you are feeling a bit “hangry”! But, plain roasted peanuts and nuts can get boring after a while, so why not spice them up a bit? Today I am sharing a recipe for Chili Lime Peanuts that you are going to love. The sweetness from t [...]