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23 Jul

I eat lots of nuts. I make my own mixture because buying mixed nuts there are always some I don’t like or want to avoid. My mixture includes Pecans, Walnuts, Almonds, Sunflower Seeds and Peanuts.
I even keep a small bag in my purse.  Good source of fiber to! 

Net Carbs per ounce:

Dry roasted peanuts with sea salt = 3g
Almonds with sea salt= 2g
Walnuts= 2g
Pecans= 1g
Sunflower Seeds= 3g

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I think I need some Fiber…

22 Jul

This low carb thing is great but you need to remember the all important FIBER!  Here is my secret weapon and they are delicious.

 

Low Carb Zucchini Bran Muffins
Ingredients:
1.5 C  almond flour  (really expensive!)
1 C wheat bran
3 T Splenda
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp Cinnamon
4 eggs
1/3 C water
1 C Zucchini, shredded
Instructions:
Preheat oven to 350 and spray muffin tins with non stick spray.
Mix dry ingredients together, add the eggs, water and zucchini , and mix thoroughly.
Fill muffin tins about 2/3 full and bake for 15-20 mins.
Makes 12 regular muffins
Nutrition content per muffin:
Calories  118
Carbs 7g
Sugars 1g
Fiber 4g
Protein 6g
Once cooled I keep in zip lock baggie in fridge.  Microwave on plate for 25 seconds to warm up.
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