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.
Orange-Rosemary Pork Cutlets Crabmeat Quiche Tilapia with Vegetable Topping Berries 'n Cream Cheese Roasted Asparagus (Gluten Free) Fiber-filled Black Bean Salsa Pecan Crusted Flounder Ginger Steak Stir-Fry Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins Veggie Frittata
At Charlie’s lacrosse game on Saturday … “Is he going to test at halftime?” Susanne asked. “No,” I said. “He won’t.” “He’ll … forget,” I said, using air quotes around the word forget. Squinting across the lacrosse field with our mediocre-at-best middle-age vision, we watched as Charlie removed his helmet from his sweaty head and plopped down on the ground. ...