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Homemade Sugar Free Chocolate Whipped Cream

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So you’ve given up sugar, but you still have a craving for a little sweetness sometimes. This whipped cream hits that sweet spot! Enjoy it as a topping on my banting donuts, add it to your coffee, freeze spoonfuls for a chilled treat, spread on pumpkin bread, or snack on a spoonful as is! Do be careful with artificial sweeteners though, they mimic sugar to the chemicals in your brain, and your brain THINKS it has had sugar. Too much artificial sweetener can make you start sugar detox all over again from the beginning.  Just remember, everything in MODERATION! 🙂

Homemade Sugar Free Chocolate Whipped Cream (and Regular Whipped Cream)

1 cup heavy whipping cream (in a 2 cup glass measuring cup or a wide mouthed Ball jar)
2 Tbsp. Xylitol
1/2 Tsp. Vanilla Extract
2 Tsp. Hersheys Cocoa Powder*

Using an electric mixer, simply mix on high until the cream gets really thick.
Refrigerate. Serve and Enjoy!

*For regular whipped cream, just omit the Hersheys Cocoa Powder.
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Cinnamon Chia Porridge

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Chia seeds: amazing tiny little powerhouses that do wondrous things for your body, On top of being full of Omega 3’s and offering benefits for people with diabetes and high blood pressure, they give a feeling of fullness that lasts a long time.

So…I present you with a tasty and delicious way to incorporate them into YOUR diet.

Cinnamon Chia Porridge
1/4 cup Chia Seeds
10 oz. Almond Milk or Coconut Milk
2 oz. Heavy Cream
1 Tbsp. Cinnamon
1 1/2 Tsp. Xylitol or Stevia

Mix all of the ingredients in a small bowl, cover and refridgerate for 8 hours.

Serve a scoop of the porridge over a 1/4 cup of Plain Greek Yogurt.  Top with your choice of berries, shredded coconut or seeds/nuts

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Low Carb Banting Donut

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If you are banting, you probably haven’t had anything sweet or decadent in some time.  Especially if you are a very strict banter like me.
So when you have a craving for say, a donut…you are in trouble.

A bavarian creme donut from Dunkin Donuts, as heavenly as it may be, has 41 net carbs.  I dont know about you but 25 carbs is my daily allowance. I cant even afford to LOOK at that donut.

Enter….the SOLUTION!  Continue reading “Low Carb Banting Donut”