Category Archives: gluten free

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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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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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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Homemade Ketchup (LC, SF, GF)

LC = low-carb   SF=sugar-free   GF=gluten-free Ingredients: 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste with garlic 1/2 cup Monin unflavored sweetener syrup 1/4 cup white vinegar 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup water 1 tsp xanthan gum 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 … Continue reading

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Barbeque Sauce (Carolina Style) Low-Carb/Sugar-Free/Gluten-Free

Adapted from a recipe by Bobby Flay   Ingredients: 1/4 cup of butter 1/4 cup of onions, very finely chopped 6 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped 1 cup low-carb ketchup (homemade or the commercial kind) 1 cup of chopped tomatoes ( … Continue reading

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Low-Carb Mascarpone Icing

Low-Carb Mascarpone Icing: 6 Tbs. (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1⁄4 cups Ideal bulk sweetener (not the packages) 2 tbsp. Erythritol, powdered 1 tsp. grated lemon zest  OR 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract (or other flavoring of choice) 1 … Continue reading

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