Low carb fluffy pancakes 

Hello everybody! 

Yesterday I asked on my instagram of you guys would like the recipe for these pancakes, and everybody answered with YES, so here it is.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 oz cream cheese
  • 2/3 cup almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons of Swerve sweetener (or any other sweetener)
  • 1-2 tablespoons of water

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Add all ingredients to blender. 
  2. Blend until smooth
  3. Let batter sit for 2-5 minutes.
  4. Heat a non-stick pan to medium heat
  5. Cook until pancake is golden browne on each side. 

Serve pancakes topped with fruits or butter and syrup!

Enjoy!
 

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Stuffed portobello mushrooms 

Hello everybody!
Here is our dinner for tonight, try it out!

Ingredients:

  1. 2 portobello mushrooms
  2. 1 small onion
  3. 3/4 cup minced mushroom
  4. 1 cup of baby spinach
  5. 1/4 cup red bell peppers
  6. 2 eggs

Directions:

  • Sauté the onions for 6-8 minutes
  • Add the diced mushrooms and bell pepper
  • Add the spinach
  • Season it with salt and pepper, Italian seasoning, garlic powder
  • Heat the oven at 350 Fahrenheit
  • Spray some olive oil on the mushrooms and some salt, and stuff it with the sautéed vegetables
  • Crack an egg on top and bake it for 20 minutes
  • Enjoy!

This a very low carb and very filling recipe!

Have a great evening!

Cashew parfait (vegan/low carb/paleo/Keto)

img_8618Hello my dears!

I am in a dessert making mood, that’s why I post dessert recipes one after the other 🙂

Today I made this heavenly parfait from 3 ingredients. It’s is super healthy, nutritious and very filling!

Pay attention to your portion sizes! One glass on this dessert is one portion! Eve if it’s a healthy dessert, if you over do it, it can be too much!

Here is the recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 2cups of cashew nuts
  • stevia
  • 1/2 cup of strawberries
  • 1 lime juice
  • roasted nuts

Directions:

  1. Soak the cashews for 2 hrs minimum
  2. Blend the cashews in a high power mixer with the stevia and lime juice and a little bit of almond milk if needed
  3. Caramelise your preferred nuts with stevia and cinnamon
  4. When your cashew nuts became as a nice paste separate it in two
  5. mix the strawberries with one part of the cashew cream
  6. Layer your glass wit nuts, lime cashew cream, nuts, strawberry cashew cream
  7. You are done!
  8. Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

 

Spicy butternut squash cream soup (low carb, vegan, paleo)

  
Hello everybody! 

As you could lately notice, I am really into low carb recipes and lifestyle. I think it’s the best “diet” if we can call it like that. It keeps you in shape and you can enjoy delicious food in the same time.

Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups of cubed butternut squash 
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1/2 can of coconut cream
  • Salt, pepper, ginger powder 
  • Chili powder

  Directions:

  1. Sauté the diced onion
  2. Add the squash, garlic and salt
  3. Sauté it for 4 -5 min
  4. Add water to cover it
  5. Boil it on a low heat till the squash is tender
  6. Put everything in the blender plus the ginger and chili powder and the coconut cream
  7. Meanwhile roast some pine nuts and pecan nuts with chili and salt
  8. Top the soup with the spicy nuts 
  9. Enjoy!

P.S. This soup has 4 servings, 1 serving has a total of 10 carbs. 

Creamy Mashed Cauliflower (Vegan, Paleo)

IMG_1463Hello my dears!

I have a super recipe for you guys today. Mashed cauliflower tastes similar to mashed potatoes but with fewer carbs. You can top it with chopped herbs and grated cheese if you like.

So here are the ingredients:

  • 1 medium head cauliflower , trimmed and cut into small florets (about 6 to 7 cups)
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil but you can use extra virgin olive oil too
  •  2 cloves garlic, crushed and peeled
  •  salt and ground black pepper
Method: 
  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  • Add cauliflower and cook until very tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Reserve 1/4 cup of the cooking liquid and then drain well and transfer cauliflower to a food processor.
  • Add the oil the garlic and the reserved water, 1 tablespoon at a time, and purée until smooth. (Or, mash cauliflower with a potato masher).
  • Season with salt and pepper and serve.
Nutritional Info:
Per Serving: 110 calories (80 from fat), 9g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 330mg sodium, 8g carbohydrates, (3 g dietary fiber, .3g sugar), 3g protein.
Enjoy! :*

Healthy chocolate pancake featuring Choc Shot

wpid-img_20150415_232132_wm.jpgMorning everybody!

Can you imagine a morning more perfect than a pancake like this waiting for you in the kitchen? Yeah you probably can…:)) but anyway. Today I tried out this new chocolate syrup from Sweet Freedom sent to me by Organicbaby. Thank you so much 🙂

You could never imagine that something looking so delicious could be also healthy, right? I’m telling you it is possible.

Let me tell you more about this sweet and heavenly tasting syrup.

1. It’s 100% naturalwpid-choc-shot-bottle-print-1.jpg

2. It has only 14 calories per teaspoon

3. It doesn’t raise your blood sugar levels

4. It’s suitable also for people with diabetes

5. Doesn’t contain any artificial colorant, – flavors or  preservatives

6. It is made of apples, grapes and carob

7. It can be used in many ways, like sweetening your coffee, a dip for your fruits, you can put it on you oatmeal, pancakes, ice cream, shakes, on your bread or to make a very fast hot chocolate…you name it 🙂

Now the recipe for the pancakes:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 tb spoon of cinnamon
  • some strawberries or any other fruit

Mix the ingredients in a blender. Cook the pancakes in a non sticky pan. When the pancakes are ready, you start to top it with syrup and some slices of strawberries, than another pancake and so on. Decorate them with any fruit you want, and there you have it. A special breakfast in just 10 minutes.

Buon appetito! :*

Healthy green soup (peas and broccoli)

wpid-img_20141211_133728.jpgHello dears, 

I made today a cream soup from broccoli and peas. It turned out so delicious, that even I was surprised 😀

Here is what you need:

Ingredients:

1 broccoli

250 gr peas

half medium size onion

1 carrot

1 teaspoon of garlic powder

2 table spoon of olive oil, salt

Directions:

Boil together the vegetables until they are soft. Put them in a high speed blender, with just a little broth. Blend it and add the rest of the broth, the condiments and the olive oil.

Serve it warm with pumpkin seeds.

Good appetite!