Low Carb Holiday Desserts
Studded with both chocolate and peppermint, these meringues are the stuff sugar plum dreams are made of. Better yet, because meringue cookies do not require flour, they are lower in carbohydrates than most cookies.
Note: For these, a combination of sugar and sugar substitute is used. Do not eliminate the sugar entirely as the cookies will not dry out properly.
Note: This collection of holiday treats comes from kitchen magician Marlene Koch, author of Eat What You Love, unless otherwise noted.
Grilled Halibut over Corn and Asparagus Hot Rice Pudding Strip Steaks With Mango-Peach Salsa Ginger Miso Dressing Grilled Chicken Spinach Salad with Oranges, Walnuts, and Sherry Vinaigrette Creamy Chicken and Spinach Pasta Tofu Dressing Minted Chutney Roasted Vegetables Vanilla Mochaccino Corn and Bean Stuffed Potatoes
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