6 Super Simple *VEGAN* Recipes Using Tigernut Flour

Looking for some easy recipes using tigernut flour? Here are a few: My very own Vegan Fudge Brownie Cake, which I made for my birthday. Lavender Coconut Tigernut Flour Cookies Wanderlust Tigernut Breakfast Cookies (note: I personally would either replace the coconut sugar with erythritol or stevia, or simply omit it altogether. And I’d make Read more about 6 Super Simple *VEGAN* Recipes Using Tigernut Flour[…]

Vegan Fudge Brownie Cake

I made a vegan, gluten free, sugar free, oil free, dairy free cake for my birthday and it was amazing. Even meat eaters loved it. To make the frosting, I used a very small amount of stevia extract powder (the only ingredient in the product I used is “organic stevia extract (stevia rebaudiana) (leaf).”). I Read more about Vegan Fudge Brownie Cake[…]

Acceptable Sugars on a Low Carb Diet

Quiz time: which of the below are acceptable sugars for you to eat on a low carb diet? Barley Malt Grape Sugar Barbados Sugar Galactose Evaporated Cane Juice Honey Brown Sugar Icing Sugar Buttered Syrup Invert Sugar Cane Juice Malt or Malt Syrup Cane Sugar Maltodextrin Caramel Fruit Juice Concentrate Corn Syrup Mannitol Corn Syrup Read more about Acceptable Sugars on a Low Carb Diet[…]

Delicious Low Carb Breakfast With Variations

There are numerous ways I’ve made this low carb breakfast. My three constant ingredients are eggs (I use 2), heavy cream, and salt. After mixing these in a bowl I add one of the following to the egg mixture: ground flaxseeds, raw hempseeds, coconut flour, or cream cheese. Next, I mix in a few of Read more about Delicious Low Carb Breakfast With Variations[…]

Dietary Polyphenols and Carbohydrate Metabolism

Interesting article I found on pubmed: Impact of Dietary Polyphenols on Carbohydrate Metabolism “Polyphenols, including flavonoids, phenolic acids, proanthocyanidins and resveratrol, are a large and heterogeneous group of phytochemicals in plant-based foods, such as tea, coffee, wine, cocoa, cereal grains, soy, fruits and berries. Growing evidence indicates that various dietary polyphenols may influence carbohydrate metabolism Read more about Dietary Polyphenols and Carbohydrate Metabolism[…]