Chocolate cake is a classic - dark, moist, inviting.  This low carb chocolate cake has an excellent Fat Burning Index™ as well!


Low Carb Chocolate Cake 

It is easy to make your own nut flour of almonds (good essential fatty acids source) or macadamia (good fat-to-carb ratio.) Just mill them in a coffee grinder or food processor. 

4 eggs
1/2 cup sugar equivalent
1 cup almonds, coarsely chopped
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 Tbs almond flour
1 tsp baking soda
3 Tbs unsweetened cocoa powder

Separate egg whites from yolks. In a blender, blend the whites and sweetener. Continuing blending, add the ingredients in this order: nuts, vanilla, flour, soda, yolks, and cocoa, blend for 2 minutes more. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.

Serving size = 1/6. About 3.5 g carb
Fat Burning Index™ = 1.90*

* To be a fat burning food, it should have Fat Burning Index™ above 1.5. These foods don't require counting carb grams or portion control even on a low carb diet.

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Reprinted by permission from Best of Low Carbs

About the author:  Tanya Zilberter, Ph.D., is a health educator, researcher, exercise physiologist, and writer with more than 20 years in health sciences.   She has published several hundred scientific and popular articles and 14 books.  

As a dieting consultant, Dr. Zilberter has helped several thousand people to lose weight and reclaim their health.  Her consulting experience has resulted in a number of very successful ebooks, including Low Carbohydrate Dieting for Beginners, and The Low Carb Negative Calorie Diet

Her Best of Low Carbs Diet Plans Package includes both ebooks, along with a collection of low carb recipes and software, and, best of all, a comprehensive online Diet Action Plan that will assist you to identify the best low carb diet for you, week-by-week.   - Great value, and highly recommended!


low carb chocolate
There's no food that stirs the passions like chocolate.  Whether its dark, white, or in between, chocolate is one of the all-time favorite foods and flavours. And YES!  You CAN eat chocolate on a low carb diet!  Of course, you need to find a sugar-free chocolate that uses a low carb sweetener.

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Recipes for a low carb diet. You really do need a variety of low carb meals to help you stay with your low carb diet. Find the recipes that fit your diet, and you're on your way!

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