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deadfingers
04-09-2008, 02:05 AM
Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups of Almond Flour
2 Eggs
1/2 Cup of oil
1/2 cup of yogurt
1/2 cup of Vanilla flavored whey protein powder
1 teaspoon of baking soda
2/3 cup of Splenda (or other sweetener)
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1 1/2 teaspoons of cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg
3/4 cup shredded zucchini
1/4 cup shredded carrot


Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

In a large mixing bowl, whisk the eggs until well blended. Add the oil, yogurt, Splenda, Almond flour, protein powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg, mixing well after each addition. Add the zucchini and the carrots last, mixing well.

Thoroughly coat a ring mold or bundt pan with nonstick cooking spray and turn the batter into it.

Bake for 45 minutes

Yield: 8 generous servings, each with 8 grams of carbs, 2 grams of fiber, for a total of 6 grams of carbs and 16 grams of protein.


*take from 500 low carb recipes cookbook*

Note, in the actual recipe, she uses 1 1/2 ground hazelnuts, I used ground almonds last time. It's alright, but I used Almond flour and it turned out really moist and cake like which was better in my opinion. This stuff is awesome. I make it once a week.

Tootella
04-09-2008, 06:52 AM
i love that book!!!

deadfingers
04-09-2008, 11:50 PM
i love that book!!!

Yeah it's a great book, I also have her "500 more low carb recipes" which are recipes from 'around the world'. It's alright, haven't made anything out of them. I didn't like it because she tends to use a lot more hard to find items, like "sugar free honey", what the hell?! Haha.

hammer1974
04-13-2008, 01:16 AM
Thanks for the recipie! I made this with a twist....I call it Bananna-Apple Spice Cake. It turned out great....

Tootella
04-13-2008, 04:46 PM
Yeah it's a great book, I also have her "500 more low carb recipes" which are recipes from 'around the world'. It's alright, haven't made anything out of them. I didn't like it because she tends to use a lot more hard to find items, like "sugar free honey", what the hell?! Haha.

i found sugar free honey. It's in the diabetic section of grocery stores. It tastes okay, but it still has a ton of carbs because it has sugar alcohols and junk.

deadfingers
04-14-2008, 02:31 AM
i found sugar free honey. It's in the diabetic section of grocery stores. It tastes okay, but it still has a ton of carbs because it has sugar alcohols and junk.

Eh if I'm going with honey I'm going with the all natural stuff. Besides I don't really like eating honey much. I have to buy most of my "health food" online seeing as how our commissary is limited to what the general population on base likes to buy.