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Low Carb Snack Recipe with Video: Hummus Dip

Hummus is such a delicious, healthy low carb snack.  An entire cup of hummus has just 35 grams of carbs, but the best part is it is packed full of protein and fiber, with 20 and 15 grams, respectively.  Not only can you spread it on crackers or crispbread, but you can also dip celery or carrot sticks in it for even lower carbs. If you are unfamiliar with hummus, it is made from chickpeas, also called garbanzo beans, with some spices and other items mixed in. Traditional hummus calls for other ingredients, such as tahini, but this low carb snack recipe is a great place to start with hummus. Continue reading “Low Carb Snack Recipe with Video: Hummus Dip”

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Low Carb Flax Muffin Recipe with Video

I just checked my blood sugar one hour after trying this low carb flax muffin recipe, and I’m a happy camper.  I ate one of these for lunch with meat and cheese slices, and topped it with about a teaspoon of homemade raspberry jam.  Friggin’ awesome!  This is the easiest flax muffin recipe ever, with a total time investment of less than 5 minutes, and best of all my blood sugar was a cool 86 even with the raspberry jam.  It was so good, in fact, that I ended up making two – my three-year old son stole the first one.  I topped his with a bit of honey and he ate the entire muffin!  If you have a three-year old, you probably know what an amazing feat that is. Continue reading “Low Carb Flax Muffin Recipe with Video”

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Low Carb Recipe for Cheese Crisps in the Microwave or on the Stove – with Video

I came across this low carb recipe for cheese crisps on YouTube the other day and just had to share it.  It fits all the criteria for the perfect low carb snack – quick, easy and tasty!  I also really like the versatility of being able to cook it either in the microwave or on the stove.  I’ve included a recap below the video for those of you who would rather just read about it. Continue reading “Low Carb Recipe for Cheese Crisps in the Microwave or on the Stove – with Video”