Category Archives: Snack food

Low Carb Grain Free Granola Bars

I found some great grain free chewy granola bars a couple of weeks ago, but they were sweetened with honey and maple syrup, which doesn’t fit very well into my eating plan. I decided to make my own based on … 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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Unkosher Chopped Liver with Bacon

I love traditional chopped liver with schmaltz and gribenes (chicken fat & crispy chicken skin) and usually use this recipe. I picked up chicken livers the other day, but forgot to ask the butcher for chicken skin and fat so … Continue reading

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Low Sugar Sweet & Spicy Pickled Carrots

Recently I’ve been too busy to cook every day so I make a pork roast seasoned simply with black pepper and smoked salt and eat roasted pork for a week or so. This has lead to some creative uses of … Continue reading

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Multi-seed Crackers

Sometimes I really miss salty, crunchy snacks like popcorn & chips with my low carb eating pattern so I tossed together ingredients I had on hand and made multi-seed crackers. They turned out great, super crunchy & not as crumbly … Continue reading

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Grain-free Cheddar Pecan Shortbread Wafers with Dried Fruit

A friend shared this recipeĀ for cranberry-pecan cheese wafers that she makes during the holiday season. It sparked my interest for two reasons: one, it’s easy to adapt to grain-free and two, there are no limits to the flavor profiles that … 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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