Category Archives: Dessert

Low Sugar Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting

Before I started my low sugar diet cake was only a vehicle for frosting. I remember one birthday where my mom handed me a can of store bought cream cheese frosting and a table knife, my preferred utensil for eating … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Sugar Free Chocolate Truffles

This is my second and most successful attempt at making low sugar, dairy free chocolate truffles in the past week. I used Swerve sweetener the first time and didn’t add cocoa butter. They turned out okay, but the erythritol recrystalized … Continue reading

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No Bake Non-Dairy Tahini Cheesecake

I based this recipe on the Knox gelatin no bake It’s a Snap Cheesecake recipe that has been popular in my household(s) for over 40 years. To make the recipe as easy as possible, I used commercial tahini (sesame paste) … Continue reading

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Chestnut Hot Water Pastry

For my mostly traditional mincemeat pie I wanted a sturdy crust that could hold up to the ingredients. Hot water pastry seemed like a perfect solution. I decided to use chestnut flour even though it’s not low in carbs because … Continue reading

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Traditional Mincemeat Pie

I made a fairly traditional mincemeat pie with beef and beef fat for Christmas this year after adapting a recipe from one of the first cookbooks published in the US, “American Cookery 2nd edition” by Amelia Simmons and published in … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse

Last week I roasted two small sugar pumpkins and made purée. I used part of the purée in cupcakes and decided to use the rest in an easy pumpkin and cream cheese dessert. I used maple flavoring and a little … Continue reading

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Low Carb Cottage Cheese Donuts

Eastern European/Russian recipes for dry cottage cheese/farmer’s cheese donuts are ideal for adapting to a low carb lifestyle; they already use high protein cheese as a base. I took a traditional recipe and substituted almond flour & stevia-erythritol blend and … Continue reading

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