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I started to call this "Top 10 Low Carb Recipes," but I have far more favorites than that!  It was difficult to limit myself to 20.

My favorites are DARdreams recipes I have dreamed up and shared.  These are the recipes I like to make over and over again.

The recipes aren't listed in a particular order except to organize them somewhat.  It would be impossible to rate them in order of preference because I like them all!

I cheated a little and added links to some variations of my favorite recipes, too.

You can scroll through this page to see all the recipes or click on an individual link below to jump to a specific recipe.



Low Carb Olive Can Chicken Low Carb Pizzelle
Low Carb Breaded Chicken Fingers Low Carb Soft Almond Cookies
Low Carb Picnic Salad Low Carb Orange Spice Flax Cookies
Low Carb Herbed Crackers Low Carb Chocolate Disks
Low Carb Chewy Pizza Crust Low Carb Frosted Chia Brownie
Low Carb Sweet & Sour Pork & Noodles Low Carb Mini Raspberry Pie
Low Carb Beefy Noodle Bake Low Carb Berry Yummy Crunch
Low Carb Super Simple Milk Chocolate Mousse Low Carb Rich Waffle
Low Carb No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake Low Carb Cinnamon Chia Wiscotti
Low Carb Russian Teacakes Easy Low Carb Cinnamony Shirataki

























* Low Carb Olive Can Chicken *


Olive Can Chicken This easy roasted chicken is a recipe I use often for delicious moist chicken.

I use an olive can instead of a beer can, hence the name.

I am also listing variations of this recipe; there are many possibilities!

Olive Can Chicken
My original recipe

How to Make an Olive Can Chicken
Step-by-step directions with pictures

BBQ Olive Can Chicken
My BBQ version

Oven Roasted Whole Chicken
Same basic roasting method without the olive can


* Low Carb Breaded Chicken Fingers *

Breaded Chicken Fingers These juicy, tender chicken fingers are breaded with a mixture of almond meal and coconut flour.

They are finger lickin' good!
 

Low Carb Breaded Chicken Fingers
My original recipe

How to Make Low Carb Breaded Chicken Fingers
Step-by-step directions with pictures


* Low Carb Picnic Salad *

There are many recipes for what I used to call "Fauxtato Salad," but this salad doesn't need to pretend to be something it isn't.

I call this a picnic salad because that's what it makes me think of: picnics.  It is made with cauliflower, celery, and boiled eggs.

Low Carb Picnic Salad
My version of a popular salad


* Low Carb Herbed Crackers *

Low Carb Herbed Crackers These thick, chewy crackers have a flavor reminiscent of turkey dressing.

I'm also including some of my other cracker recipes; I couldn't decide which one to highlight because they are all yummy!

Low Carb Herbed Crackers
Thick chewy crackers

Low Carb Fancy Crackers
These pretty crackers are baked in a pizzelle baker

Low Carb Plain Crackers
Not baked in a pizzelle baker, but just as delicious as their fancy cousins

Low Carb Garlic Herb Crackers
Plain crackers with garlic and herbs

Quick Low Carb Crackerbread
Fried cracker dough in your choice of thickness and sizes


* Low Carb Chewy Pizza Crust *

This crust makes a 12" pizza. I'm including recipes for different toppings for the crust.

I'm also including my recipes for a mini pizza crust and even a crustless pizza!

Low Carb Chewy Pizza Crust
My recipe for a thick pizza crust

Low Carb Bacon Pizza
Bacon topping with a white sauce

Low Carb Sausage-Pepper Pizza
Colorful peppers and sausage topping with white sauce

Low Carb Mini Pizza Crust
Top this mini crust with your favorite low carb toppings

Low Carb Garlic-Cheese Mini Focaccia

Similar to pizza with buttery garlic-cheese topping

Low Carb Wannabe Pizza
Top this crustless pizza with your favorite toppings


* Low Carb Sweet & Sour Pork & Noodles *

Beef This Crockpot meal is one of my favorites using shirataki noodles.

I'm also including some of my other Crockpot meals using shirataki noodles.

This picture is Orange-Ginger Beef & Noodles in progress.

Low Carb Sweet & Sour Pork & Noodles

Delicious sweet & sour Crockpot meal

Low Carb Orange-Ginger Beef & Noodles
Change the meat and seasonings for another yummy meal

Low Carb Goulashi Beef & Noodles
Goulash-like Crockpot meal

Low Carb BBQ Beef & Noodles
BBQ sauced beef with shirataki noodles

Low Carb Southwest Beef & Peppers
Southwest flavored beef, peppers, and shirataki noodles


* Low Carb Beefy Noodle Bake *

Beefy Noodle Bake This was one of my first casseroles using shirataki noodles and remains one of my favorites.

I'm including recipes for some of my other favorite shirataki noodle casseroles.

Low Carb Beefy Noodle Bake
Yummy beefy casserole

How to Make a Low Carb Beefy Noodle Bake with Shirataki Noodles
Step-by-step directions with pictures

Low Carb Cheeseburger Grins
Cheesy ground beef casserole

Low Carb Poultry Noodle Bake
A great way to use up turkey or chicken leftovers

Low Carb Sausage Noodle Bake
Another favorite casserole flavor

Low Carb Quiche Noodle Bake
Quiche-flavored casserole

Low Carb Confetti Noodle Bake
Colorful casserole with mixed peppers

Low Carb Taco Salad Bake
This is great if you like taco salads


* Low Carb Super Simple Milk Chocolate Mousse *

Low Carb Milk Chocolate Mousse This mousse is very quick & easy to make.

It only has two ingredients!

I'm also including a link to my other pudding and mousse recipes.

Low Carb Super Simple Milk Chocolate Mousse
Quick & easy chocolate treat

How to Make a Low Carb Super Simple Milk Chocolate Mousse
Step-by-step directions with pictures

Low Carb Pudding Recipes at DARdreams Blog
More of my pudding and mousse recipes


* Low Carb No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake *

Low Carb No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake This is a creamy, filling low carb chocolate cheesecake with no crust.

It's full-sized, so there's plenty to share with family and friends.

Low Carb No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake
My version of low carb chocolate cheesecake

How to Make a Low Carb No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake
Step-by-step directions with pictures

Low Carb Pie and Cake Recipes at DARdreams Blog

More of my pie
recipes and cakes, too!


* Low Carb Russian Teacakes *

Low Carb Russian Teacakes These little round balls dusted with powdered erythritol are my favorite holiday cookies.

They are great at other times of year, too, and are also called Mexican Wedding Cookies.

Low Carb Russian Teacakes
My original low carb version of a favorite cookie

Low Carb Russian Teacakes 2
My alternate version of my low carb teacakes


* Low Carb Pizzelle *

Low Carb Pizzelle These pretty Italian cookies are another holiday favorite that can be enjoyed all year long.

They are baked in a pizzelle baker, which is like a mini waffle iron with intricate designs.

I'm including a recipe for stroopwafels, which is a Dutch sandwich cookie using pizzelle.

Low Carb Pizzelle

My version of these pretty, dainty cookies

Low Carb Stroopwafels
My version of these sandwich cookies using pizzelle


* Low Carb Soft Almond Cookies *

Low Carb Soft Almond Cookies These cookies are my soft and delicate low carb version of a sugar cookie.

I'm including various ways to use these and some variations in the recipe, too.

Low Carb Soft Almond Cookies
My original recipe

Low Carb Soft & Cinnamony Cookies
These remind me of Snickerdoodles

Low Carb Soft Minty Cookies
Minty version of my low carb soft cookies

No Willpower Required Low Carb Cookie Sundae
Fluffy dessert using low carb soft cookies

Soft Low Carb Sandwich Cookies
Sandwich cookies using your choice of my low carb soft cookies


* Low Carb Orange Spice Flax Cookies *

Low Carb Orange Spice Flax Cookies These light, airy cookies are microwaved for a quick & easy recipe.

I'm including variations of these cookies for you.

Low Carb Orange Spice Flax Cookies
Orange variation of my low carb flax cookies

How to Make Low Carb Orange Spice Flax Cookies
Step-by-step directions with pictures

Low Carb Banana Flax Cookies
Banana-flavored low carb flax cookies

Super Simple Low Carb Spice Flax Cookies
Very easy spice version of low carb flax cookies

Low Carb Gingerbread Flax Cookies
Gingerbread-flavored low carb flax cookies

Low Carb Huckleberry Flax Cookies
Berry-flavored low carb flax cookies


* Low Carb Chocolate Disks *

Low Carb Chocolate Disks Finding low carb chocolates without maltitol (or other objectionable ingredients) can be difficult.

Making your own assures that you use only the ingredients your body appreciates.

I'm including variations of my basic chocolates for those who like more variety.

Low Carb Chocolate Disks

My basic low carb chocolates

How to Make Low Carb Chocolate Disks
Step-by-step directions with pictures

Low Carb Mint Chocolate Disks
Minty version of my low carb chocolates

Low Carb Chocolate Pecan Disks
My low carb chocolates with pecans

Low Carb Dark Raspberry Chocolate Disks
Raspberry-flavored low carb chocolates

Low Carb Chocolate Walnut Disks
Low carb chocolates with walnuts

Low Carb Orange Chocolate Disks
These remind me of chocolate orange balls


* Low Carb Frosted Chia Brownie *

Low Carb Frosted Chia Brownie This is my favorite mini cake or brownie.  It's rich and chocolaty.

This little cake is microwaved, which makes it quick & easy.

I'm including recipes for some of my other mini cakes made with chia seeds.

Low Carb Frosted Chia Brownie
Rich dark chocolate mini cake

Low Carb Chocolate Chia Cake
Rich milk chocolate mini cake

Low Carb Spicy Chia Pudding Cake
Spice-flavored mini cake

Low Carb Chia "Bread Pudding"
This little cake reminds me of bread pudding

Low Carb Crunchy Banana Chia Cake
Banana-flavored little cake

Low Carb Cinnamon Chia Pudding Cake
Moist little cinnamony cake


* Low Carb Mini Raspberry Pie *

Low Carb Mini Raspberry Pie This little pie for one has realistic berry seeds thanks to the chia seeds in the berry filling.

It has a coconut flour crust and whipped cream topping.

I'm including recipes for more varieties of my low carb mini pies.

Low Carb Mini Raspberry Pie

Low carb raspberry-flavored pie for one

Low Carb Mini Lemon Cream Pie
Lemony little low carb pie for one

Low Carb Mini Mocha Cream Pie
Mini low carb pie with fluffy mocha filling

Low Carb Mini Banana Cream Pie
Low carb banana cream pie for one

Low Carb Mini Chocolate Cream Pie
Mini low carb chocolate cream pie

Pie and Cake Recipes at DARdreams Blog
More of my pie recipes and cakes, too!


* Low Carb Berry Yummy Crunch *

Low Carb Berry Yummy Crunch This fruity little dessert has a crunchy coconut flour and walnut topping.

It has the flavor of berries without the carbs and sugars.

I'm including recipes for more crunches.

Low Carb Berry Yummy Crunch
Mini low carb fruity crunch

Low Carb Chocolate Crunch
Low carb chocolate pudding filling with crunchy chocolate topping

Low Carb Banana Crunch
Banana-flavored low carb crunch with coconut flour and pecan topping

Low Carb Choco-Cherry Crunch
Chocolate and cherry flavored crunch with coconut flour and almonds topping

Low Carb "Apple" Crunch
Apple flavor is achieved with sugar-free amaretto syrup

Low Carb Mint Chocolate Crunch
Minty low carb chocolate dessert with crunchy chocolate topping

Low Carb Chia Cherry Crunch
Little low carb cherry crunch with chia seeds in the filling

Low Carb Chayote Crunch
Chayote squash looks like a large pear and makes a yummy low carb crunch


* Low Carb Rich Waffle *


Low Carb Rich Waffle This waffle is made from coconut flour and is very filling and delicious.

I'm including other coconut flour waffle variations for you to try, too.

Low Carb Rich Waffle

Richly flavored low carb waffle made with coconut flour

How to Make a Low Carb Rich Waffle with Coconut Flour

Step-by-step directions with pictures

Low Carb Vanilla Coconut Flour Waffle
Vanilla-flavored low carb coconut flour waffle

Low Carb Gingerwaffle & Cinnamon Cream
Gingerbread-like low carb waffle with cinnamon whipped cream topping

Low Carb Maple Waffle
Maple-flavored low carb waffle


* Low Carb Cinnamon Chia Wiscotti *


This crunchy snack is a cross between a waffle and biscotti.

It's made with chia seeds, baked in a waffle iron, then dried in an oven.

I'm including a few variations for you.  I like them all!

Low Carb Cinnamon Chia Wiscotti
Crunchy low carb cinnamony snack

Low Carb Raspberry Wiscotti
Crunchy raspberry-flavored low carb snack

Low Carb Orange Wiscotti
Crunchy orange-flavored low carb snack


* Easy Low Carb Cinnamony Shirataki *


Easy Low Carb Cinnamony Shirataki
Quick & easy for low carb dessert, snack, breakfast, or other meal


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