Monthly Archives: July 2011

Printing Recipes and Tutorials

I have just embedded the capability for you to view my blog posts as PDF’s or print them from the blog. Now you can print the recipes you use most use and put them into your cooking binders or computer … Continue reading

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Homemade Marzipan (LC, GF, SF)

Many years ago, I wrote a recipe for sugar-free, low carb Marzipan for the Lowcarbl Luxury online magazine.   Even though Marzipan often seems like a holiday item , it is pretty much a year round ingredient, decoration and sweet … Continue reading

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Mexican Cheese Dip – Queso (LC, SF, GF)

This is one of my favorite decadent cheese dips, especially for parties with chips, crackers, vegetables etc. I generally serve it chilled, but it is also a lovely warm on a variety of Mexican dishes! And it’s really quick and … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Fluff (Dip or Dessert) LC, GF, SF

This pumpkin stuff is an absolute hit every time I make it! Last year I served it with cinnamon sweet potato chips, apple wedges and gluten-free molasses cookies as nibbles before our Christmas dinner and young and old were equally … Continue reading

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Nut Thins (LC, GF, SF)

I love these little crackers. And they are so easy to make too!   Ingredients: 1 cup ground nuts or seeds 1 egg white 1 pinch salt or seasonings of choice (you could also make these sweet and add cinnamon … Continue reading

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Just some photos …

… of the Chocolate Hazelnut Gateau I made a couple of weeks ago.       Yes, it’s low-carb and gluten-free and yes, it was VERY good Being German and all, Gateaus are  sort of in my blood!     … Continue reading

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Mock Cream of "Wheat" (LC, SF, GF)

I know the ingredients might sound a little strange and not at all like it could taste like Cream of Wheat! You might write me off as another low-carber who’s lost all sense of taste and thinks it tastes like … Continue reading

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Russian Pluck Cake (Russischer Zupfkuchen) LC, SF

My mother used to make this one for special occasions! It’s called a Russian cake, but really it’s a traditional German recipe. It’s a rich, smooth and soft cheesecake that has a delightfully crumbly, chocolate crust that is also dotted … Continue reading

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Homemade Low-Carb Milk (Birgit’s Not-Milk)

This is an oldie, but goody! I came up with this recipe years ago, but it’s still a pretty good milk substitute!   Makes just a little over 1 cup.   Ingredients: 1 tbsp.  unflavored whey protein isolate 1 tbsp. … Continue reading

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Crustless Baked Cheese Cake (Low-carb, Sugar-free, Gluten-Free)

  This is one of my favorite cheese cakes. It’s was originally a German recipe I grew up with and included raisins and some not so low-carb friendly items, but I adapted it to low carb and it has been … Continue reading

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