Category Archives: Breakfast

Almond Flour Biscuits ~ Low Carb • Grain Free

Looking for a sturdy wheat free biscuit to hold up some yummy sugar free pumpkin butter or maybe some sausage gravy?   Not exactly like grandma made, but close to it for sure.  And so tasty, you’ll almost feel guilty.

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Almond Flour Biscuits ~ Low Carb • Wheat Free • Grain Free

1 cup plus 2 tablespoons of almond flour
1 tsp aluminum free baking powder
½ tsp sea salt
2 tablespoons cold salted butter
egg whites from 3 large eggs

Preheat oven to 400º F.

Mix almond flour, baking powder and salt together in a medium size bowl. Add cold butter and using a pastry cutter, mix until crumbly.

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Next, in a small bowl, whisk the eggs with a fork until they are slightly frothy, about 30 seconds. Blend the eggs in with the almond flour mixture until combined.  Place in the fridge for 20 minutes to allow the bits of butter to harden.

Divide the biscuit mixture into 4-6 portions and spoon on to a parchment lined baking sheet or into a well-greased muffin top pan. Bake right away for 10 -12 minutes.  Remove when golden brown.  Makes 4-6 biscuits.

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Serve with butter and preserves or top the biscuits with your favorite sausage gravy.

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Nutritional information for 6 servings:

For each biscuit = Calories 147,  Carbs 5, Fat 13,  Protein 6

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Strawberry Smoothie

This past summer I got on a smoothie-making kick!

This is just one of the delicious, satisfying smoothies I made for breakfast.

Strawberry Smoothie

6-8 medium size frozen strawberries, partially thawed
1/3 cup small curd cottage cheese
1 tablespoon heavy cream (or 1/4 cup almond milk)
4 -6 ice cubes
2 packets of Stevia or your sweetener of choice

Put all of the ingredients into a blender.  (I have a personal blender like this so I can just blend and go. )  Place the lid on the blender and blend for 45 to 60 seconds, or until smooth.  Pour your smoothie into a glass if not using your personal blender and enjoy.

(Can add extra water while blending if necessary.)

Also, for added nutrition, I sometimes add fresh baby spinach.  It doesn’t affect the flavor, but bumps up the nutrition.