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Thursday, 9 December 2021

Thursday Three : Low Carb Recipe Suggestions (1)

Here we are with another 'Thursday Three' of lower carb recipe suggestions.
There's definitely a chocolate theme going here 😊
I hope you enjoy these suggestions.

Christmas Chocolate Log With Blueberries
A low carb chocolate log, with added blueberries.
Could be perfect for an alternative Christmas (or New Year) dessert.


Ingredients
1 cup Almond flour
3 Eggs
50g Butter
¼ cup Psyllium husk
½ cup Coconut cream
¼ cup Cocoa
1 tbsp. Natvia (or sweetener of your choice)
1 tbsp. Vanilla essence
Filling
250g cream cheese
50g Butter - melted
1 tbsp. Natvia
1 tbsp. Vanilla essence
½ cup blueberries or sliced strawberries
If you should need help with weight/measurement conversion see here
Instructions
more details here

Chocolate Ganache Tart
Crispy chocolate tart shell is wrapped around a luscious chocolate filling.
Decadent and delicious, this dairy-free dessert will be a winner for vegans and non-vegans alike.


Ingredients
Will make 16 slices/servings
3g net carbs per serving
Crust
1½ cups (175g) almond flour
½ cup (50g) cocoa powder
1⁄3 cup (50g) erythritol
6 tbsp coconut oil, melted
Filling
8 oz. (225g) dark dairy-free sugar-free baking chocolate
6 oz. (175g) coconut cream
Tips
This tart is very rich, so only a small slice is sufficient.
Optional - decorate with fresh raspberries.
Instructions
more details here

Coconut and Chocolate Cake
A slice/piece of cake with 5g of carbs sounds great and tastes delicious too.
It’s easy to make and if you are a fan of coconut I am sure you will like this cake.


Ingredients
make 12 slices/pieces
For coconut base
6 egg whites
150g desiccated coconut
Equivalent of 200g sugar (e.g. Splenda)
1 tsp. baking powder
For chocolate cream
250g mascarpone cheese
3 tbsp. cocoa
Equivalent of 3 tbsp. sugar
2 tbsp. Greek yogurt or cream
Instructions
more details here

I hope you've enjoyed this 'Thursday Three'.
I wonder have you a favourite looking recipe out of these three?
They all look good, but I think I will choose the chocolate log.

You can also have a look at previous 'Thursday Three' lower carb recipe suggestions using this link here


Dear reader, you will find a variety of recipe ideas within this blog. Please note, not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter.

All the best Jan

32 comments:

Tom said...

...chocolate is a favorite.

William Kendall said...

These sound good!

J.P. Alexander said...

Gracias por recetas. Adro los pasteles te mando un beso

Rose said...

These both look and sound delicious...

Angie's Recipes said...

I want that chocolate ganache cake!

Angie said...

Jan - coconut is always a favorite of mine, but I have to say that ganache looks like a winner! Thanks for your kind, recent comments on my blog. I have not been around to comment much, but I hope things will calm down soon.

Lorrie said...

They all sound delicious. I would choose the chocolate ganache tart.

Linda said...

Yum! Chocolate!

Elephant's Child said...

They do look delicious.

Christine said...

They all look so good!

kathyinozarks said...

Your deserts all look delicious

Jo said...

They all look so good. I don't think you can go wrong with a chocolate dessert.

Margaret D said...

They look good Jan.

Bob Bushell said...

Yummy yummy, a brilliant idea.

Valerie-Jael said...

They all look very tempting, thanks for sharing! Valerie

eileeninmd said...

They all look yummy! Thanks for sharing!
Take care, enjoy your day!

Jeanie said...

These looks wonderful, especially that ganache tart!

Ananka said...

These all look good. Loving the first with the blueberries :-D

bill said...

They all sound very good, can't go wrong with chocolate.

Marco Luijken said...

Hello Jan,
This looks so tasty. Delicious to see this lovely chocolate cake.
The water comes into my mouth.

Greetings and have a nice day,
Marco

Gloria Baker said...

Love all these recipes looks amazing and delicious !! Hugs

happyone said...

The chocolate yule log looks delicious but I think I'd add cherries instead of the blueberries. :)

Snowbird said...

Oh my! How yummy they all look.xxx

R's Rue said...

I’d love one of each. Thank you for sharing.

My name is Erika. said...

These look good, especially the chocolate coconut cake. That photo is making me sweet tooth go crazy. Hope all is well. Hugs-Erika

Mary Kirkland said...

They are look delicious.

Laurie said...

Yum!👍❤️

Conniecrafter said...

All look interesting but I will have to say that the coconut and chocolate sounds really tasty

Debbie said...

looking very yummy!!

DVArtist said...

Ohhh yum yum....

Teresa said...

Buena receta. Besos.

Magic Love Crow said...

All 3 of these look amazing! Thanks Jan! Big Hugs!