To make this sugar-free version of thin mints/peppermint patties, I used a combination of coconut butter and coconut oil. And they turned out fantastic! Chocolate covered thin mints are pure childhood nostalgia for me. I don’t have that many childhood memories in regards to food. I was a picky eater as a child and to
Wanting to make it through December on a strict low carb/keto diet is an extra challenge. The same goes if you’ve chosen to be 100% sugar free. However, it doesn’t mean that you cannot enjoy any Christmas treats at all, it just means you have to adjust recipes a bit more to suit your needs.
In Denmark, we eat a warm red cabbage salad Christmas Eve and virtually whenever we have something christmassy. It’s very traditional and everybody either has their own favorite recipe or their own favorite brand of store bought. It’s often used as a side dish for duck or pork roast. And it’s usually loaded with sugar. I’ve
Sugar free nougat, is that even possible? I guess it is if you use a sugar free chocolate but I’m having a really hard time finding sugar free chocolate that actually tastes okay. And life is too short for bad chocolate (and bad wine but that’s a whole different post). So I make my nougat
If you’re okay with using dark chocolate in your Christmas treats and can live with the small amounts of sugar that’ll give you, there are so many yummy Christmas recipes to make. Need I say nougat? I have a killer recipe for nougat that I’ll make sure to share with you soon. But since you’re
How do I describe this traditional Danish Christmas treat to someone who has never been to Denmark? Well, the name “aebleskiver” means “apple slices” but the ones we serve have never seen an apple. Instead they’re more like pancake puffs made with wheat and sugar and eaten with jam and powdered sugar. We eat them