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.
Low-Carb Snack Recipes from CarbSmart.com
Savory Pecans make a great snack for any occasion. Whether you need a grab and go snack or something to put out for guests, Savory Pecans are the perfect solution. They are require very few ingredients, are easy to prepare, and are crazy delicious! Best of all, these spiced nuts make a great gift. For gift giving, you can place the cooled Savory Pecans in a pretty serving dish (from the dollar store of course), wrap it in cellophane and tie a ribbon around the top. It makes for a beautiful yet cost effective gift presentation.
Lemon Blueberry Surprise Muffins are the perfect Low-Carb Gluten-Free addition to any brunch buffet as well as the perfect grab-and-go snack. The freshly grated lemon and orange peel gives these muffins a fresh and surprisingly zippy taste. The addition of the whey powder gives you a boost of protein. My kids love these muffins and ask for them often!
Apple-Walnut Stuffed Celery Sticks is a very versatile dish. You can serve it as a Low-Carb Gluten-Free appetizer, a side dish, or even a snack. They are quick and easy to make and a big crowd pleaser. Any way you serve them up, they are a delicious!
These Low-Carb Gluten-Free Chocolate Streusel Muffins are an easy-to-make tasty and unique treat for breakfast, brunch or snacks. If chocolate for breakfast is wrong, I don’t want to be right!
Of course this recipe does not have sugar in it – we use a sugar substitute! Warning: Low-Carb Sugar and Spice Walnuts may induce the happy food dance. These tasty nuts make the perfect snack. We especially enjoy them during the holidays. The spices mirror the scents and flavors of the season. Pack them in small glass jars with a pretty ribbon and they make the perfect gift!
Dana Carpender shares the many ways pumpkin can fit into a low carb diet including her Low Carb Chili Lime Pumpkin recipe. If your only experience with pumpkin has to do with jack-o-lanterns and high-carb pie, rethink this tasty vegetable. Pumpkin is lower carb than most winter squashes, and one of the best sources of pro-vitamin A around.
Dark and fudgy, and absolutely loaded with chocolate chips! A classic chocolate chocolate chip cookie, just like Mom used to make – only a lot better for you!
Dana Carpender’s CarbSmart Low-Carb Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe: A classic chocolate chip cookie, just like Mom used to make – only a lot better for you!
Fat Fast Flavored Whipped Cream Recipe: ¼ cup heavy cream–whipped, sugar-free sweetener, and vanilla or other extract.