Desserts

5 Types of Herbal Tea That Can Help Conquer Sugar Cravings
Some people have a very easy time cutting the sugar and hopping right on the keto train, full steam ahead.[...]
Blueberries & Cream French Toast Casserole
I've been wanting to come up with some new breakfast recipes because I hear my readers saying how tired they[...]
White Chocolate Chunk Macadamia Cookies
In my house, I make both low carb and high carb baked goods. The ‘regular’ baked goods are few and[...]
Single Serve Chocolate Espresso Mug Cake with Mocha Creme
Cakes take so long to make. They’re a real labor of love, you know? So what’s a girl to do[...]
Low Carb Cannoli Mousse
This easy dessert is single serve and ahhhhhmazing. I’ve made cannoli before and it turned out great, but I wanted[...]
Girl Scout Cookie Round Up
It's that time of year again: Girl Scout Cookie season! As a Girl Scout mom myself, I know how hard[...]
Insanely Decadent Healthy Chocolate Cake
It's been a long time. I admit it. I haven't been on plan lately, and the holidays really got to[...]
Mint Chocolate Chip Frozen Custard
I am a little late to the summer party, but hey-- I figured there are still a few warm days[...]
Pumpkin Pie Frozen Custard
Pumpkin pie frozen custard. Low carb pumpkin pie frozen custard. Need I say more? This creamy dream of a dessert[...]
Low Carb Hot Fudge Sauce
What good is an ice cream sundae without a heaping helping of stick, sweet hot fudge sauce? Not a sundae[...]
Peanut Butter & Jelly Cupcakes
I’ve been wanting to make peanut butter and jelly cupcakes for awhile now, and boy am I glad that I[...]
Easy Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Fudge
Mmm… fudge. It’s pretty much the greatest thing ever. A little goes a long way. Sweet. Creamy. Delicious. Low carb[...]
Berries & Cream Crepe Cake
This beautiful creation is that of reader Barbara, who used a basic cream cheese pancake recipe to create a delicious,[...]
Lemon Blueberry Frozen Custard
Ahhh…summer. It’s time for ice cream. Even better, frozen custard. Best, low carb frozen custard. I’m about to put my[...]
Birthday Cake Cupcakes (Devil’s Food with Vanilla Icing)
OK, so it’s been awhile since I posted. I’m sorry. Please forgive me. *cries* I began a new job about[...]
Lemon Blueberry Mini Muffins
This might just be the low carb muffin recipe to end all low carb muffin recipes. I’ve done it, folks.[...]
Dark Chocolate Chip Brownie Fudge Cookies
Mmmmmmm. Seriously, right? There are few things in life that chocolate can’t cure. When you double up on the chocolate,[...]
Creamy Peanut Butter Frozen Custard
Summer’s finally coming: it’s May, so we’re right on the brink! I see temps in the 80s sprinkled into the[...]
Premium Vanilla Frozen Custard
    We've got this great little frozen custard chain here in Cleveland called East Coast Original Frozen Custard. It's[...]
Three Minute (Or Less!) Microwave Brownies
Pardon my bad photos. I wasn't really planning on doing a post today, but my sweet tooth with a very[...]
Chocolate Caramel Coconut Cookies
I've been craving cookies lately, and I realized that it has been awhile since I made any for the blog.[...]
Mint Chocolate Chip Fudge Cake
  Oh mint chocolate chip. You are so yummy and delicious. A friend of mine recently exposed her dislike of[...]
LC Foods Gluten Free, Low Carb Brownies Review
  As part of my partnership with LC Foods, Inc., an internet company that sells lots of tasty low carb/gluten/grain-free[...]
Five Minute Peanut Butter Mousse
If you're hankering for something sweet but don't want to spend all day in the kitchen, try my five minute[...]
Red Velvet Whoopie Pies
Ahhh. Red velvet meets the whoopie pie. Who's in? These delicious, tasty treats have just 2.25g net carbs apiece and[...]
Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting
  Quick post, because you might notice that this recipe looks eerily similar to my one for German chocolate cupcakes.[...]
German Chocolate Cupcakes
OK, so first of all, I apologize for the weird photography. I made two batches of cupcakes tonight and shooting[...]
White Almond Cake with Raspberry Filling
Mmm... low carb wedding cake. No, but seriously-- this cake is dangerously close. It's got that familiar mixture of the[...]
Guest Post: Chocolate Avocado Mousse
Today's post is a guest post from Craig over at Ruled.Me. Craig writes all about the ketogenic diet and has[...]
Cannoli Bites
My husband was telling me the other day that he was craving cannoli. While I was sleeping, for some bizarre[...]
Cinnamon Pecan Bread Pudding with Maple Caramel Sauce
This tasty bread pudding started off as a cinnamon roll. When the rolls "loosened up" a bit too much during[...]
Thick and Creamy Caramel Sauce
This delicious, creamy caramel sauce is incredibly easy to make and is great over my cinnamon pecan bread pudding. If[...]
Low Carb Confetti Birthday Cake Bars
This Saturday is my birthday. I'm getting old; it's my big 3-0! It's no secret that birthday cake is one[...]
Decadent Carrot Cake
A reader recently asked me if I had a carrot cake recipe on the website. I couldn't believe it, but[...]
Decadent Chocolate Mini Cupcakes
I have been craving chocolate like it's my job lately. I wanted chocolate cake. A big, delicious, chocolate cake with[...]
Pinkalicious Strawberry Cupcakes
For Christmas, my daughter bought me one of those "BabyCakes" baking machines. You know, the kind you plug in? The[...]
Southern Coconut Cupcakes
I saw a recipe on ABC's "The Chew" recently for a southern style coconut cake by chef Carla Hall. It[...]
Orange Chocolate Shortbread Cookies
Easy peasy cookies to please even the pickiest eaters? Yes, please! Use your favorite sweetener and enjoy. These tasty sweets[...]
Moist, Buttery Pound Cake
My husband was talking about that famous "all butter" pound cake from Entenmann's the other day. You know, the kind[...]
Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls
Someone had asked me about a buckeye recipe a few days ago, and since I'd been thinking of trying it[...]
Red Velvet Cake Pops with White Chocolate Coating
This isn't a recipe, per say. I mean, for the inside of a cake pop, you pretty much just smash[...]
Southern Style Red Velvet Cake with Classic Cream Cheese Frosting
Who doesn't love red velvet cake? No...really? It's pretty much the epitome of what one would describe as "decadent" or[...]
Sour Cream Drop Cookies with Icing
I love Christmas cookies. Like SERIOUSLY love. It's about more than the cookie, though-- it's about the nostalgia and the[...]
Creamy Peppermint Hot Cocoa
I had a request for hot chocolate today. I haven't made homemade hot chocolate in too long, and despite the[...]
Mini Pecan Tassies
I think that pecan tassies were one of my favorite holiday treats as a child. Of course, I would gobble[...]
Tender Cinnamon Apple Bread
A friend of mine posted an apple cinnamon recipe on her Facebook page earlier and it really got me thinking.[...]
Old Fashioned Apple Pie
It hit me today that I don't have an apple pie recipe to turn to when the hankering hits. Low[...]
Super Moist Pumpkin Bread
I've been craving pumpkin bread lately. I'm not sure why, as the whole pumpkin-flavored-everything phase is pretty annoying to me.[...]
Maple Glazed Cake Donuts
It's been awhile since I posted, and since then, my family and I have moved into a beautiful new home.[...]
Triple Berry Buckle: Low Carb, Gluten Free, Grain Free
I was watching The Chew today and Carla made a raspberry buckle. Of course, it got me thinking of buckles[...]
Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie
I was totally in the mood for something chocolatey and peanut buttery today. I've been tossing up the idea of[...]
Brownie Stuffed Chocolate Chip Pillow Cookies: Low Carb, Gluten Free, Sugar Free, Grain Free
One of my favorite grocery stores here sells these amazing "Brownie Pillow Cookies" in their bakery department. My husband loves[...]
Tasty Banana Cake with Banana Cream Icing and Walnuts: Low Carb, Sugar Free, Gluten Free
I've been so pumped over these easy cake recipes that I've got like a million ideas in my head. My[...]
Lovely Lemon Cake: Grain Free, Gluten Free, Sugar Free, Low Carb
Another snack cake recipe to tantalize your taste buds. I'm using the term "snack cake" because these recipes are for[...]
Maple Rum Snack Cake Bars: Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free, Low Carb, Grain Free, Dairy Free
Apparently it's National Rum Day. This was brought to my attention by reader Sarah Max, after I proclaimed a craving[...]
Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies made with Coconut Palm Sugar: Grain Free, Gluten Free, Lower Carb
This is a quick post, and I'm sorry, but it is totally late. I promised you guys I'd have it[...]
Chinese Almond Cookies with Chocolate Topping: Low Carb, Gluten Free, Sugar Free, Grain Free
Those big Chinese almond cookies that you get from the bakery have always been one of my favorites. You know,[...]
Creamy Crustless Cheesecake
I've been asked by a few people what my go-to cheesecake recipe is. I realized I didn't have one on[...]
Dangerously Chocolatey, Ooey-Gooey Chocolate Chip One Minute Microwave Cake
I was craving chocolate today like it was my job. Dreams of chocolate cake with melted chocolate chips danced through[...]
Pear and Walnut Tart with Spiced Whipped Cream
I've been craving a fruity concoction for quite some time. This delicious fruit tart really hit the spot! Perfect for[...]
Savory Bacon Cheddar Cookies
Savory cookies? Sure, why not? These delicious bacon cheddar cookies are perfect for breakfast, lunch or snacking. With just .5[...]
Tiny Danish Butter Cookies: Sugar Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Low Carb
Ahhhh. I'm home! I've been gone all week working a new restaurant job. I'm pooped, but I'm so excited to[...]
Mini Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes: Low Carb, Gluten Free, Sugar Free, Grain Free
Orange creamsicles are one of my absolute favorite summer time treats. Unfortunately, they're loaded with sugar. These mini cupcakes pack[...]
Vanilla Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting: Low Carb, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Sugar Free
Some of you already know this about me, but before I stopped eating wheat, I used to be a cupcake[...]
Creamy No Bake Cheesecake
Super ultra crazy fast post tonight, Wheaties, but I just had to share this complete success of a cheesecake! It[...]
Dark Chocolate, Pecan + Coconut Tea Cookies: Gluten Free, Grain Free, Sugar Free
Satiating your sweet tooth is easy with these soft, delicious tea cookies that feature the flavors of dark chocolate, coconut[...]
Fudgy Mint Chocolate Chunk Cookies: Grain Free, Gluten Free, Sugar Free, Low Carb
I've been craving chocolate like it's my job lately. A recent trip to Trader Joe's had me stocking up on[...]
Chewy “Sugar” Cookies with Lemon Frosting: Grain Free, Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free (with dairy free option)
My daughter has been asking me for iced sugar cookies for quite some time now. It took some time to[...]
Blueberry Cheese Tartlets (with a dairy free option)
I've been kind of obsessed with finding new uses for my whoopie pie pan (I use this one). My latest creation[...]
Creamy Lemon Bars: Grain, Sugar and Gluten Free (with dairy free option)
It's 90 degrees here in Cleveland today, and the humidity is about 90%. Needless to say, frizzy hair and clammy[...]
Fudge Peanut Butter Brownies: Grain Free, Gluten Free, Sugar Free + Low Carb
It's hard to argue with brownies. They're moist. They're decadent. Perhaps most importantly of all, they're insanely chocolatey. The best[...]
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream: Grain Free, Sugar Free, Gluten Free + Low Carb (with a Dairy Free option)
Chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream. Could it possibly get any more American? Sweet, creamy vanilla ice cream with chocolate[...]
Frosty Lemon-Berry Chiller: Sugar +Wheat Free, Low Carb (GF, All Natural)
It's about that time of the year: McDonald's commercials for the 'McCafe' line of cold summer drinks start taking over[...]
Fast & Delicious Creamy Strawberry Cheesecake Mousse: Gluten Free, Grain Free, Sugar Free, Low Carb
I've been craving cheesecake for days, but I wasn't in the mood to bake one because this has been an[...]
Heavenly Healthified Strawberry Shortcake: Grain Free, Gluten Free, Sugar Free, Low Carb!
You've been asking for it and it's here: strawberry shortcake that's so good it'll make you want to slap yo'[...]
Blueberry Muffin Top Cookies (Grain Free, Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free, Low Carb)
I'll be the first to admit that these cookies aren't very attractive. My husband said they looked green, but I[...]
Vanilla Cream Cheese Bundt Cake with Cinnamon Brown Butter Glaze
I recently rediscovered my bundt pan. I've been itching to make a brown butter glaze for something, so this cake[...]
Chewy “Oatmeal” Raisin Cookies
I've been wanting to experiment with the paleo chocolate chip cookie recipe I posted a few months ago. I always[...]
Grain Free, Refined Sugar Free, Lower Carb, Gluten Free Banana Nut Bread
While browsing Pinterest in the wee hours of the morning, I stumbled across a picture of a slice of homemade[...]
Peaches and Cream Cobbler Cake for Two
Super quick post tonight, folks, but I thought I'd share this neat little peach cobbler cake for two I put[...]
Cinnamon “Sugar” Donut Holes
One thing you really kind of miss indulging in on a reduced carbohydrate, no sugar, wheat free and gluten free[...]
Grain, Sugar and Gluten Free Vanilla Coconut Egg Custard Tart
I've been working on a foolproof egg custard recipe for quite some time now. The cool, creamy decadence of vanilla[...]
Sugar, Wheat and Gluten Free Low Carb (high fiber) Fudge Brownies
First let me start off by saying that brownies are one of those elusive creatures that is really hard to[...]
Cleveland Style Cassata Cake: Sugar Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Low Carb
You know how when you grow up, you just assume that everyone knows the same things that you do?  You[...]
Grain, Sugar, Gluten and Dairy Free Snickerdoodle Cookies
These sweet cinnamon sugar-like cookies may not look like much, but they're deliciously tasty without being sinful! They're soft and[...]
Grain Free, Gluten Free, Sugar Free Mini Cheese Danish Pastries
I went to the grocery store this morning and was greeted in the bakery (a department I usually rush through[...]
Sugar Free Reese’s-Style Peanut Butter Cups
One more quickie. Maybe it's just me, but the peanut butter filling inside a Reese's Cup is perhaps the best[...]
AhhhMazing Grain Free, Sugar Free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free Frosted Lemon Coconut Cake
Let me start off by saying wowwwwwww. Seriously. I whipped this up on a whim and I don't think I[...]
Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Quick post today, but these amazing dark chocolate covered strawberries deserve their own post whether they're easy or not. If[...]
Easy Coconut Peanut Butter Balls (“Zagnut” Balls)
One treat that I eat a few times a week is the freshly-ground honey roasted peanut butter from Earth Fare[...]
Sugar Free, Grain Free Chocolate Coconut Cookies
I've been on a bit of a coconut kick lately. Between my adoration of coconut oil and my love of[...]
Grain Free, Gluten Free, (so close to) Sugar Free Chocolate Chip Cookies (Version 3)
Chocolate chip cookies are perhaps one of the most sought-after recipes in the world. They're simple, sweet and reminiscent of[...]
Coconut Chocolate Chip Microwave Cake: Gluten, Sugar and Grain Free
This individual-sized microwave cake is the ideal treat when you're looking for something to satiate a throbbing sweet tooth. This[...]
Crustless Strawberry Sweet Cheese Pie: low carb, sugar free, grain free
Sorry it's been awhile since I've posted a recipe. Tonight's is a delicious one, but the pictures, as usual, aren't[...]
Paleo, Grain Free, Gluten Free, Vegan CHEWY Chocolate Chip Cookies (now that’s a mouthful!)
This recipe was partially inspired by Elana's Pantry--one of my all time favorite blogs. The main inspiration comes from the fact[...]
Chocolate Donuts: Grain Free and Gluten Free
Happy New Years Eve, all! With just hours before the clock strikes midnight and we ring in 2013, I thought[...]
Paleo, Wheat Free, Sugar Free, Low Carb Strawberry Italian Ice
Another quick and inspired recipe from a favorite chef of mine, Rocco DiSpirito. I saw this made on the Rachael[...]
60 Second Paleo Chocolate Microwave Cake!
It's 3 p.m. on Friday and I'm sitting here fighting off the worst cravings for cake ever. Lucky for me,[...]
Lunch Box Cookies (Peanut Butter & Jelly Thumbprints): grain free, sugar free, gluten free
  I've already written once today, so I won't bore you with a long story. I was craving peanut butter[...]
Soft wheat free, gluten free, sugar free chocolate chip cookies
Mmm... chocolate chip cookies! Is there anything better than warm chocolate chip cookies fresh out of the oven with an[...]
Wheat Free, Sugar Free, Gluten Free Cinnamon Coffee Cake with Walnuts
Super quick post tonight, but I was playing around in the kitchen earlier and had a bad craving for something[...]
Sugar Free, Grain Free Cut-Out Cookie Recipe 2
Quick post-- but good nonetheless! I have a recipe on here for cutout 'sugar' cookies made from almond flour and,[...]
Wheat Free, Grain Free, Gluten Free, Sugar Free Jam Thumbprint Cookies
  Making Christmas cookies with my mother and brother was something I looked forward to every year as a child.[...]
Chocolate Chip Pecan Cheese Ball with “Graham” Crackers
I was out shopping today at Giant Eagle and took notice of a few samples of prepared holiday food items[...]
(Almost?) Grain free, gluten free, sugar free Wild Blueberry and Lemon Custard Pie
This pie is the result of a culinary mishap. You see, I was trying out a recipe for grain-free crescent[...]
Lemon Cupcakes made with Coconut Flour
I was bored. Boredom usually leads me into the kitchen. Yesterday was Thanksgiving and we went to my parents house.[...]
Swiss Meringue Buttercream
Cake might just very well be my favorite food on the planet--or at least it was. This Swiss meringue buttercream[...]
Crustless Pumpkin Cheesecake
Ahh, it's officially the holiday season! Quick post today to give you all the recipe for this absolutely fabulous crustless[...]
Grain Free, Gluten Free, Sugar Free Luscious Lemon Cookies
Another quick post just before I hit the hay. 🙂 These grain free, sugar free, gluten free lemon cookies are[...]
Gluten Free, Low Carb Ginger Snaps
A super quick post today-- I made these yummy ginger snaps on a whim with some of the leftover dough[...]
Primal, Sugar Free, Low Carb, Gluten Free Iced Sugar Cookies
In my quest to make the holidays a bit easier for low carbers, a good sugar cookie alternative was necessary.[...]
Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies
Two blog posts in one day? Whoa. When this happens, you know it's good. Let me start by saying this:[...]
Chocolate Cake! (Low Carb)
Next up on my sugar and wheat free adventure was a household staple: chocolate cake. Chocolate is quite good for[...]