Fruit

Low-Carb Coconut Ice Lollies

These big ice lollies are great for summer and will take care of your sugar cravings. Not only they are low in carbs but they are also very low in calories! Here is an explanation why you may need to be careful about calories, even on a low-carb, ketogenic diet. If you want to add some good fats, use ...

Low-Carb Piña Colada Cocktail

The follow up to my Margarita Cocktail is here just in time for the 4th July! Low-carb Piña Colada is definitely my favourite treat. A serving has 7.6 g of net carbs. For those of you that that are on "extra low-carb", use a few drops of natural alcohol-based food extract instead of fresh pineapple. ...

Low-Carb Frozen Margarita Cocktail

Most cocktail drinks are loaded with sugar and are a "no-no" in low-carb diets. This recipe is not zero-carb but the only sugar you get is from fresh fruits. You can occasionally reward yourself with a treat like this one. If you can't drink alcohol, make it without tequila. Preparation time: Hands-on: ...

Low-Carb Watermelon Sorbet

Summer and watermelon are almost synonyms - I can't imagine summer without fresh chilled watermelon! A couple of days ago, I asked my Facebook followers if there is any cocktail they are missing on their low-carb journey. Well, watermelon sorbet is definitely not a cocktail recipe but it's great for ...

Low-Carb Tropical Pink Smoothie

Dragon fruit aka Pitaya is the main ingredient in this summer smoothie. I love smoothies for many reasons - they are simple, quick to prepare and provide you with all the neccessary balanced nutrients. Unless you are on a "zero-carb" diet, they're great for breakfast or as a pre-workout meal as part ...

Low-Carb Strawberry & Rhubarb Panna Cotta

This is another recipe using my Homemade Strawberry & Rhubarb Jam. It's super-easy and so low in carbs! However, a certain amount of patience is recommended, as panna cotta is best served after chilled in the fridge for at least 1-2 hours. Make it in the evening, let it stand overnight in the fridge ...

Strawberry & Rhubarb Parfait

This dessert / snack / breakfast meal couldn't be easier to prepare. I used Home-made Strawberry & Rhubarb Jam for the base, spooned some crème fraîche (or sour cream or plain full fat yogurt) on it and topped with toasted almonds and coconut - so easy! You can make these in advance and keep them covered ...

Low-Carb Strawberry & Rhubarb Jam

I was searching for a recipe for home-made jam and found this amazing, simple & extra quick recipe at healthylivinghowto.com using wild blueberries and chia seeds for home-made jam! I knew chia seeds could be used in smoothies or baking, but I had no idea I could use it in jams. It works amazingly well ...

Health Benefits of Blueberries in Low-Carb Diets

We love blueberries: fresh, added to muffins or summer sorbets. If there is something like the king of fruits and vegetables, blueberries are the one! Anti-Aging Memory Food Blueberries have got the reputation of anti-aging and memory-protecting food. According to the USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory, blueberries ...

Post-Workout Banana Pancakes

This recipe is ideal as a pre/post-workout meal or as part of Targeted Ketogenic Diet, as it's higher in net carbs. If you don't want any carbs, try coconut oil rich in MCTs instead. Apart from these pancakes, I also like quick snacks made from coconut oil like Chocolate Coconut Candies. Preparation ...

Low-Carb Fig & Cinnamon Coconut Pancakes

As I discovered earlier, raspberries go great with vanilla, while fresh figs are amazing with cinnamon. Don't be afraid to include figs in your diet — fresh figs are not as high in carbs as dried figs. They are rich in fiber and a good source of vitamins and minerals such as potassium, beta carotene ...

Low-Carb Raspberry & Vanilla Coconut Pancakes

I'm so excited to share my very first ever recipe with you and I'll start with my favourite low-carb pancake recipes! As I discovered, raspberries go great with vanilla, while fresh figs are amazing with cinnamon. If you want to save some carbs, use less or no fruit. Note that this recipe is ideal as ...