Low-carb Gluten-free Chocolate Almond Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Make this cake as a tea-time treat. Feel free to vary the presentation as we have done here, this time as a two-layer cake with the buttercream as filling. Ingredients 1 single-cake package or 1/2 cup Wise Choice Cake-ability Baking Aid 2 cups almond flour 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted 1 teaspoon instant coffee…

Low-carb Very-Chocolate Mousse

Make this softer version of our wonderful mousse in less than 5 minutes. It’s so tasty you might eat it in less than 5 minutes too!   Ingredients 1/2 cup whipping cream Sweetener equivalent to 1-2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder Pinch salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon Wise Choice Mousse Mix Directions…

Low-carb Cheesecake with Strawberry Sauce

This may take a little time in preparing, but once made, both the cheesecake and the sauce will keep in the refrigerator for at least a week. Ingredients Cheesecake 1 pound cream cheese 1 cup water Sweetener equivalent to 1/2 cup sugar, or to taste 1 large egg 1 tablespoon vanilla pinch salt 1 package…

Lowcarb Cauliflower Cheese

A recipe that is as quick and eay to make as it is warm and satisfying to eat. Ingredients 1 medium cauliflower 1 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 2 teaspoons ThickenThin not/Starch thickener Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste Grated nutmeg to taste 1 cup grated sharp cheddar Directions Serves 4….

Low-carb Red and Yellow Pepper Soup

This delightful soup is an attractive and easy way to make an impression at your next dinner party whether you serve it hot or cold. Ingredients Red Pepper Soup 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 large shallots, chopped – about 1/3 cup 2 medium red bell peppers – about 1 pound 4 teaspoons ThickenThin not/Starch thickener…

Lowcarb Gravy

Directions To make gravy, all you need to do is add a little ThickenThin not/Starch thickener to a flavorful liquid. Allow a few minutes to develop full strength. Start with one teaspoon per cup of liquid. If it’s not thick enough for your taste add a bit more and keep track of how much you…

Low-carb Garlic Mashed “Potatoes”

Make this dish that’s just like mashed potatoes. ThickenThin not/Cereal thickener gives cauliflower the starchy texture of mashed potatoes. So good, you’ll never know the difference. Ingredients 4 cups fresh or frozen cauliflower 1 cup chicken stock or water Salt and pepper to taste Garlic powder to taste 4 teaspoons butter (optional) 1/2 cup cream…

Recipes for Gluten Free Dieting

Removing gluten from the diet is a challenge, but if you have celiac / coeliac disease, eating gluten is not an option. Even if you have not been diagnosed with celiac disease, there are many people who have gluten or wheat intolerances, and who feel much better when they cut these ingredients out of their…

Diabetic Diets and Fiber

If you are diabetic, recent studies show that increasing dietary fiber can improve your reaction to other carbohydrates. Although fiber is listed as a carbohydrate on U.S. food labels, fiber, unlike other carbohydrates it is not broken down during digestion, and does not contribute calories or effective carbohydrates to your diet. Fiber – especially soluble…

How to Maintain your Low-Carb/Low-Fat Diet

Are you trying to limit fat as well as carbs? That’s quite a challenge, but we can help. With the exception of ExpertExtras RealCream dry dairy (heavy) cream, the rest of our products contain no fat, and most can make low-fat and fat-free recipes. Since the ThickenThin cooking ingredients contain no fat themselves, you control…