If you love Starbucks Sous Vide Egg Bites: Bacon & Gruyere, you’re going to love Dana Carpender’s amazing low-carb and gluten-free version which is healthier and less expensive to make. Low-Carb dieters will love these velvety smooth Bacon and Gruyere Sous Vide Egg Bites which only have 2g carbs per serving—7g less per serving than Starbucks! Take them anywhere and everywhere!
Dana Carpender’s Low-Carb Irish Coffee recipe. Irish Coffee is the all-purpose Low-Carb Gluten-Free dessert because it combines dessert, coffee, and after-dinner drinks.
Morning Mocha Fat Fast Recipe from Fat Fast Cookbook 2. Great on a hot summer morning. Feel free to microwave it in the winter for a hot beverage, too. Either way, it’ll get you out of the house fast.
This Buffalo Chicken Soup recipe from the Fat Fast Cookbook 2 is devastating. I’ve analyzed this as 10 servings, but unless you live alone, you won’t get that much. The family will eat it all, while you’re sticking to your Fat Fast portions—which should be about 1½ cups each.
Dana’s Low-Carb Gluten-Free No-Sugar Ketchup Redux. My most-published recipe has been my ketchup, appearing in most of my cookbooks. But since the last time I published it, I discovered I like it better made with tomato sauce than with tomato paste – it’s less likely to separate. So here you go! Feel free to double this if you’re going to use it as an ingredient in a barbecue sauce or meat loaf or something.
Low-Carb Gluten-Free Pumpkin seeds are a little lower in fat and higher in carbohydrate than peanuts, but they’re inexpensive, loaded with minerals, and incredibly yummy. Pumpkin seeds are a great alternative for people with nut allergies.
Dana Carpender shares the joys of bacon especially her Bacon Tomato & Cauliflower Salad Recipe. Plenty of fat and very tasty.
For a long time, my tipple of choice has been dry red wine–Cabernet, Shiraz, Malbec, and the like, the dryer the better. Also, the occasional quality tequila sipped slowly. However, pleasant though they may be, neither of these falls into the “long, cool drink” category. I have, as the weather warmed up, found myself drawn back to the good, old-fashioned highball–a shot of liquor and a mixer over ice. I have come up with a few I enjoy tremendously, and thought I would share.
Dana Carpender’s Low-Carb Margarita Fizz Sugar-Free Highball Recipe has the great taste of a regular margarita without all that sugar.
Low-Carb Pink Flamingo Fizz Sugar-Free Recipe. A Pink Flamingo Fiz is a margarita made with cranberry juice cocktail in place of half the margarita mix. This Low-Carb version uses Sugar-Free ingredients.