Torte Caprese (Flourless Chocolate Almond Cake)

This recipe started out life on America’s Test Kitchen’s site, but then I tinkered with it to make a low carb version.

Torte Caprese
Serves 12 // 297 calories, 24g fat, 8g protein, 7g net carbs

12 tablespoons (6 oz.) unsalted Kerrygold butter, cut into 12 pieces
6 ounces Scharffen Berger 70% cacao bittersweet chocolate, roughly chopped
1 teaspoon Madagascar … Read more

Butter Pecan Cookies (keto)

These cookies are not fancy-looking, but they have amazing flavor, thanks to the magic over at the All Day I Dream About Food blog.

Butter Pecan Cookies
20 cookies // per 2 cookies: 240 calories, 22.3g fat, 5g protein, 2.2g net carbs

1/2 cup unsalted Kerrygold butter, softened
1/2 cup Swerve Sweetener
1 3/4 cups Bob’s Red Mill super fine … Read more

Russian Tea Cakes (keto)

These cookies are also known as Snowball Cookies, and also Mexican Wedding Cookies. They’re rich, delicious, and perfect for Christmas.

Russian Tea Cakes
Yield about 30 cookies // per 2 cookies: 195 calories, 17.3g fat, 5.4g protein, 2.1g net carbs

1-3/4 cups  Bob’s Red Mill super fine almond flour
1 cup walnut or pecan pieces, finely chopped (almost ground)

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Morning Muffins (keto)

Perfect with your morning tea or coffee, and they freeze well, this muffin recipe began life on the All Day I Dream About Food blog.

Morning Muffins
Yield: 16 muffins // 188 calories, 15.5g fat, 6.5g protein, 2.9g net carbs

1-1/2 cups Bob’s Red Mill super fine almond flour
1/2 cup Swerve Sweetener
1/3 cup Bob’s Red Mill coconut flourRead more

Orange Water and Almond Ghriba Cookies (keto)

These delightful cookies, which are adapted from “Casablanca: My Moroccan Food” by Nargisse Benkabbou (Firefly, 2018), are like a cracked and cakey rose lukum, a gel-like candy often referred to as Turkish delight. Ghriba is a specific type of cookie that Moroccans bake all year long. Recipes vary depending on the region or the family, but they all have one … Read more

Lemon Cream Cheese Muffins (keto)

Lemon Cream Cheese Muffins
12 servings/muffins // 186 calories, 15g fat, 6.7g protein, 2.9g net carbs

ounces organic cream cheese softened
1/4 cup Kerrygold butter softened
2/3 cup granulated Swerve Sweetener
2 large organic eggs, room temperature
2 large organic egg yolks room temperature
Zest of one lemon
1 tsp lemon extract
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups

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