Our First Gift Basket

This basket is the Low Carb Fun Starter Kit and contains: Pie pan Spatula Liquid measuring cup Almond flour for 1-2 recipes Roasted pecans for 1 recipe Erythritol & Stevia (natural sweetener) for 1-2 recipes Pure pumpkin Pumpkin pie spice …

Erythritol – What is it?

Erythritol – What is it?     What you can find in your local grocery store is a product called Truvia. This product is predominantly Erythritol.  It also has a little bit of Stevia (also called rebiana) and “natural flavors”. …

Conversion Chart (you can’t find this anywhere else!)

Natural Sweeteners Conversion Chart Over my most recent vacation, I decided to start the project of desserts. I purchased a great book 100 Delicious Low Carb Desserts. I got half a dozen different natural sweeteners and the ingredients to …

Pregnancy, lowcarbfun.com Style

Our original goal with this blog was to find healthy, yet satisfying, alternatives to everyone’s favorite bad-for-you foods.   The problem we were trying to solve was way-too-much weight gain during pregnancy.  We both suffered with that “malady” and we know …

Losing Weight With A Low Carb Diet

A few months ago, I did a 2 week test using what I have learned so far while researching and experimenting for lowcarbfun.com.  Result: I lost 5 pounds in 2 weeks and I was never hungry!  I would definitely call that a …

Go For Yogurt!

  Lets talk yogurt. Yogurt is one of those things that is just basically good for you, but by the time you find the flavor you like packaged in the grocery store, you are eating half a candy bar …

Water, Please

I think in any diet, water is important.  I recently ran across a great idea that is spreading fast among my friends  and family.  Take a bottle of water, add a tea bag (or two or three) of your …

Just the Cheese Snacks

These are the closest low carb thing I have found to a bag of potato chips.  They’re made out of baked cheese with different flavors like potato chips.  The flavors are:      Jalapeno     Classic White Cheddar     Crispy Cool Ranch    Crunchy Nacho …

Kale Smoothie

Kale is starting to be talked about a lot.  You may think – “Why Kale?  That tastes awful!” I did a little research on Kale.  It is considered one of the healthiest vegetables around. Some of its benefits include:                                 …

Roasted Seaweed Snack

Let’s talk Seaweed.  That may sound unappealing, but there is something to this snack!   These definitely taste like seaweed!  If you like sushi rolls you will love these because they taste just like the outside of one.  They’re crunchy and salty.  I …