Chocolate Berry Jam Cupcakes with Strawberry Ganache Frosting

Who doesn’t love a festive looking scrumptious cupcake? These are chocolate cupcakes, which are my favorite! They are sugar free, gluten free, low carb and keto friendly. The frosting is a sugar free ganache frosting. I had an extra bag of strawberry chocolate chips from Choczero, so that is how I achieved the color & … Continue reading Chocolate Berry Jam Cupcakes with Strawberry Ganache Frosting

Chocolate Hazelnut Cream Dream Bar

My husband, who grew up in Greece, grew up eating Merenda, which is the Greek version of Nutella. The ever so loved chocolate hazelnut spread, that makes pretty much anything it touches delectable! One of my favorite sugar free chocolate brands, Choczero, makes the sugar free version! It’s so incredibly delicious! And in our usually … Continue reading Chocolate Hazelnut Cream Dream Bar

Smoked Salmon Cream Cheese Mousse

Who doesn’t love the combination of cream cheese and smoked salmon? In New York, we always called it lox. Especially if it came on a bagel! Well here is an elegant appetizer version that is bright, refreshing & barely any carbs at all! And the best of all is that it is actually super simple … Continue reading Smoked Salmon Cream Cheese Mousse

Lemon Ouzo Olive Oil Bundt Cake

This beautiful bundt cake will be a hit at your next gathering! It is made with almond flour, olive oil, Greek yogurt, lemon zest and ouzo! Glazed with white chocolate, and garnished with toasted almond slivers, lemon zest and dry edible rose petals. This is my take on a lemenoladopita, or lemon olive oil cake, … Continue reading Lemon Ouzo Olive Oil Bundt Cake

Tahini Halva Fudge with Pistachios

Greeks love tahini halva. And when Lent comes around, it truly becomes a staple sweet in our homes. Traditionally, it is made with sugar, because it is technically a candy. It is made all over the Middle East and Balkans. In Greece we call it “halva tou bakali” or the halva from the grocer. The … Continue reading Tahini Halva Fudge with Pistachios

Galatopita – Grain-free Greek Milk Pie

The first time I went to Greece as a married woman, one of the pites (pies) my mother in law had prepared for us was her famous galatopita. Galatopita means milk pie. It is a sweet dessert pie that is made with milk custard and a semolina base. Regionally, it can be made with or … Continue reading Galatopita – Grain-free Greek Milk Pie

Key Lime Pie Bars

Key Lime Pie always reminds me of my trips to Florida. I remember eating it in Key West after having visited the Hemingway House at a nice cafe in the area. Being a writer and a reader, and a big fan of Ernest Hemingway, visiting his home was a time of inpisration. It even inspired … Continue reading Key Lime Pie Bars

Keto Strawberry Pana Cotta

Pana Cotta is a refreshing molded Italian dessert made with heavy cream and gelatin. It is served chilled and topped with syrup and fruit. It is one of my favorite desserts! And it is very easy to make. I flavored this one with fresh strawberries, vearing away from the traditional flavor of vanilla. The usual … Continue reading Keto Strawberry Pana Cotta