Being on a low carb diet, doesn’t mean you have to go without a few special treats. Satisfying a sweet tooth and enjoying a few snacks on a regular basis is easy when you know how. When eaten in moderation and in the right portion size you can satisfy your taste buds and stay trim at the same time. Try these recipes on for size:
Chocolate Breakfast Delight: No cocoa pops here, just a couple of healthy ingredients to help you start your day. Ingredients: 8 ounces of organic Greek yoghurt, 1 Scoop of chocolate BioTrust Low carb protein powder, ½ cup of raspberries and 1 packet of organic Stevia powder. Method: Add all the ingredients into a bowl mix until combined and enjoy.
Low Carb Chocolate Lovers Dream: This recipe is sure to satisfy those sugar cravings. It makes 20 serves so share it around. Ingredients: ½ cup of sifted organic stevia powder, 1 tablespoon of butter, 1 ½ cups of unsalted roasted almonds (slivered almonds work best), ¼ teaspoon of salt, 2 tablespoons of water, 4 ounces of cocoa butter, 2.5 ounces of unsweetened dark chocolate cut into pieces. ¾ cup of cocoa powder and ½ teaspoon of pure vanilla extract. Method: Combine the organic Stevia powder and water in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to the boil and simmer for 8 minutes.
Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the butter. Add the almonds and stir until they are coated with the mixture. Stir in the sea salt. Spread the almonds out onto a lined cookie tray. In a second saucepan, melt the cocoa butter. Add the chocolate pieces and stir until well combined. Put the cocoa powder in the mixture and whisk until smooth. Remove the chocolate from the stove top and add the pure vanilla extract. Spread the mix over the almonds on the cookie sheet. Chill for 3 hours until set. Break into 20 even chunks and enjoy. http://www.medindia.net/patients/obesity.asp
There you have it, two simple easy low carb chocolate recipes. You now have the answer to your low carb chocolate needs.