If you have made the decision to start eating a low-carb diet, congratulations. You have taken a big step towards becoming a healthier you. If you have conducted any research on eating a healthier low-carb diet, you are probably aware that there can be more than a few side effects from switching from high carb meals to low-carb foods. Constipation, fatigue, headaches, irritability and a craving for sweets are some of the most common side effects that you will experience during the first few weeks of the switch over to low-carb foods. You will be able to adjust to the low-carb diet better if you make sure that you drink plenty of water, consume sufficient levels of salt and have enough fat to support your body. In case you didn’t know, when you reduce the levels of carbs in your body to a healthy level, you will cease burning carbs for energy and start burning fat. That’s why it’s important to increase your fat intake when switching to low-carb foods. The following list contains a wide variety of low-carb brownies, to help you satisfy your sweet tooth while still staying healthy.
You might have heard there’s no way to get sugar-free brownies to taste good. This is a lie. Carb-free brownies can be the best, healthiest dessert there is when they are made properly.
Brownies To Die For: How To Eat Healthy And Indulge Your Sweet Tooth
1. Low Carb Zucchini Brownies
While you may think that zucchini sounds disgusting, the truth is that these low carb treats are friendly to both your weight and your palate. Although they are low in carbs, they are certainly not low in flavor. The zucchini adds a pleasant smooth sensation and creates a unique, delicious taste when blended with the chocolate in the recipe. Even your kids will clamor for these treats, so it’s a great way to sneak vegetables into their diet as well as yours!
2. Easiest and Best Brownies Ever
These moist, delicious brownies are sure to become a hit in your home and with your friends. Believe me, if you give these away to family or friends, they won’t even know that they are low carb and will clamor for the recipe. The amazing blend of cocoa, nuts and seed butter creates a never to be forgotten experience for your taste buds. If you felt you had to, you could probably eat the whole pan without gaining a single pound.
3. Low Carb Skillet Brownie For Two
If you’re the type of person who wants to eat healthy, have delicious snacks that don’t blow out your waistband and to be able to make tasty treats that you can both cook and enjoy before you leave for work in the morning, you’ve got to check out this skillet brownie. The primary ingredients (cocoa, almond butter and avocado oil) blend together for a unique taste experience. This tasty little treat takes under twenty minutes to bake and is large enough for you and your significant other to share.
4. Nut Free Keto Brownie
This nut free low-carb brownie is the perfect treat for those families with nut allergies or whose children are not allowed to bring nuts into school. There is no added sugar, no coconut and no gluten in this low-carb brownie recipe, making it a winner in a majority of homes. And best of all, they are terribly easy to make, requiring just a stick blender. Even a child can make these snacks! Another perk to these brownies is that they don’t need flour, which dramatically reduces cooking time. It’s no wonder that they are wildly popular!
5. Low-Carb Brownies
If you are looking for a low-carb brownie treat that doesn’t require uncommon ingredients, such as erythritol or Brown Sugar Twin, you should definitely consider these brownies. They are very simple—basically just cocoa powder, butter, flour and the sweetener of your choice. An easy to make cream cheese frosting is optional. It will raise the number of carbs slightly, but will greatly enhance the flavor of the brownies. Some people prefer these brownies warm rather than cold, so you will need to determine the best way for you.
6. Cheesecake Brownies
Maybe you are craving cheesecake since your transition from a high carb diet to a low carb diet. These low-carb brownies are a great way to satisfy your cravings while still staying low on carbs. The butter, monk fruit extract and almond flour blend together to create a delicious, unforgettable taste. If you can’t keep yourself away for sweets, you can indulge in these cheesecake brownies without feeling guilty.
7. Chocolate Mug Cake
While this is not strictly a low-carb brownie, the chocolate mug cake is high in the favor of many who have a hankering for brownies after getting onto a low-carb diet. And it’s so simple to make! All you need to do is mix up the cocoa powder with the other ingredients in a mug and microwave it for a total of three minutes. You can eat it right out of the cup, making it the perfect “brownie” for those always on the go.
8. Brownie Cheesecake
This delicious treat combines a vanilla cheesecake with a brownie, creating a novel, yet delicious eating experience. This recipe calls for Kerrygold Butter, a delicious butter that comes from grass-fed cows and is imported from Ireland. It is considered by many to be among the best butter in the world, so you’ll be in for a total treat.
9. Flourless Brownies
These quick low-carb brownies don’t have many ingredients, so whipping the recipe together is a breeze. All you’ll need to do is mix chocolate, the sweetener of your choice, egg yolks, cocoa and vanilla together, put them on the pan, and cook it for 50 minutes.
10. Healthy Flourless Protein Brownies
If you are an active person trying to lose weight, you probably appreciate protein bars that aren’t only protein in name and are really full of carbs. These brownies are the perfect match for the active woman who likes a delicious boost of protein while working out. These brownies are protein packed—there’s 11 grams of protein per brownie!