Low Carb Pumpkin Brownies

Happy Fall Y’all!

It’s time for PUMPKIN EVERYTHING…well, if you’re like me! This weekend I scoured the internet trying to find a pumpkin brownie recipe that met my specific dietary needs, low carb, grain free and preferably dairy free. I found a few that met certain parts of that list but nothing that fit it 100%, so like any low carb t1 diabetic, I improvised and came up with my own rendition that I’m happy to share with you!

The outcome was a fudgy brownie, perfectly paired with unsweetened vanilla almond milk!


Here’s the recipe:

  • ½ cup coconut flour
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp swerve sweetener
  • 1 tsp baking powder

And if you want to get really fancy you could totally add 1/2c Lily’s chocolate chips, Lily’s are sweetened with stevia and erythritol so there’s a lower impact on blood sugar.

You can find the coconut flour and swerve here on my Amazon store http://astore.amazon.com/dorothyboot04-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=1

  1. Heat oven to 350 and use coconut oil to grease a 9×9 or 8×8 pan
  2. Mix wet ingredients together, then add in dry.
  3. Spread brownie mix evenly into greased pan.
  4. Cook for 40-45 minutes depending on your oven!  

Makes 16 brownies and from my carb count that’s 4.125 carbs per brownie, with 3 of that coming from fiber.  May vary for you based on the brand of ingredients you use!


ACV Limeade

ACV Limeade

You’ve probably seen it on the grocery store shelf and heard people talk about drinking it and you wanna know why we crazy peeps drink it and why you might wanna try it out?!
ACV has reported benefits such as:
-relieving sore throat, colds, sinus issues
-lowering high cholesterol
-helping clear skin
-help eliminate toxins from the body
-help with allergies
-strengthen immune system
-improve metabolism = aiding in weight loss!!!
-promotes digestions and bowels (bye bye constipation!)
-helps with joint pain and stiffness
-and studies have stated it helps with blood sugar for type 2 diabetics  (sourced from webMD)
So how do I take my ACV? I make ACV Limeade.
What you’ll need:
-6 cups of water
-1/2c. ACV with “the mother” that brown cloudy stuff at the bottom
-4 limes, juiced
-Stevia (I used 30 liquid drops)
Store in the fridge. I typically will drink it once a day (about 1/2 to 3/4 cup) with a straw to avoid too much acid on my teeth!
-Happy Sipping!