About Laura_Hickman

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Low Carb Hot Chocolate Mix

 I decided to try making my own Low Carb Hot Chocolate Mix one morning when I reached into the cupboard and discovered that I was out of those cute little sugar-free packets of hot chocolate.  I was astounded by how easy it was.  Just 3 ingredients: cocoa, sweetener, and powdered cream. Powdered Cream?  Yes! This […]
Saucy Pork Chops with Mushrooms is an easy 1 pan go-to recipe that is a family favorite. Perfect for busy week nights or a company dinner. Fab mushroom gravy too! 4.9 net carbs a serving

Saucy Pork Chops with Mushrooms ~ Low Carb

The Saucy Pork Chops recipe is a long time favorite at our house.  I learned to make it as a newlywed and for years it’s been my go-to recipe for pork chops. I recently figured out that it’s low carb too. 😉 The reason It’s my default pork chop recipe is that it has only […]
Extreme Low-Carb 7 Minute Frosting is smooth and marshmallow-like. This low calorie frosting has 3 calories a serving and no carbohydrates. Perfect for low-carb diets.

Extreme Low Carb 7 minute Frosting

 When I say Extreme Low Carb 7 Minute Frosting, I mean ZERO carbs. It’s light, it’s frothy and it is so yum.  Crazy right? I came across an old recipe that I’d gotten from my mom for seven minute frosting. I remembered its’ light, velvety, meringue, marshmallowy texture and I began to wonder about the […]
Mix and microwave this yummy Low Carb Mug Pancake in 2 minutes for a super fast and easy breakfast. 1.6 net carbs.

Low Carb Mug Pancake

I made a Low Carb Mug Pancake for breakfast this morning.  I just can’t wait to share the recipe with you. I was set for a busy morning and a long to-do list as I walked into the kitchen wanting pancakes.  My husband had left for work early and I really didn’t feel like dragging […]
Get the easy to make DIY Friendship Bracelet Board Loom instructions. This board is gentle on thread strands and helps you keep track of the pattern. Bracelet making becomes a pleasure. For adults and children.

DIY Friendship Bracelet Board Loom

I made this Friendship Bracelet Board Loom to make it easier to follow friendship bracelet patterns. Confession: This California girl who was a child in the sixties can’t do the ‘hippie thing’ and just safety pin the threads to my jeans and keep track of where all those threads and knots are supposed to be […]

Make This Easy Low Carb Puff Pancake

My darling husband likes this Low Carb Puff Pancake better than any other low carb pancake recipe. It quickly makes four fluffy pancakes in about 30 minutes. There are few recipes easier than this one.  In fact if you dislike all the pancake flipping and trying to get pancakes the all same size, then this is […]

Oopsie Rolls Recipe Success – Tips and Hints

I thought about titling this article, ‘ How Do Your Oopsie Rolls ‘.  But it was too silly.  You and I both know  that finding a bread replacement is serious business to anyone who’s trying to live without grain in their life.  The search for a truly satisfying covering for a low carb sandwich can become an […]
This Low Carb Quick Quiche is an savory & satisfying recipe to use eggs for lunch or dinner. It's a low carb bargain at just 3.7 gms of carbohydrates a slice.

Low Carb Quick Quiche

This Low Carb Quick Quiche recipe is a favorite meal at our house.  I’ve been making Quick Quiche  for years.  But it wasn’t until recently I realized that I could make it low carb. I adapted it from an old baking mix recipe i found on the side of a box. It was so easy to adapt this […]
Sooth your chocolate cravings with this Low Carb Fudge Brownies Recipe. These Brownies are deeply chocolate, chewy and easy to whip up. Brownies are just 1.5 net carbs each.

Low Carb Fudge Brownies Recipe

These Low Carb Fudge Brownies are one of my best recipes to date, if I do say so myself. You and I both know that there is nothing quite like the smell of warm chocolate brownies filling the kitchen. Today’s recipe is adapted from my all-time favorite brownie recipe that I used as a bride many […]
This low carb bread is great for toast and sandwiches. It slices well. It's totally worth separating a few eggs to enjoy this bread with a meal and without guilt at just 1.1 net carbs a slice.

Best Low Carb Bread Recipe

Low Carb Bread. It’s a three word phrase that seems like it should end in several question marks. I’ve made quite a few different recipes of low carb bread looking for something that would hold up as a sandwich covering, be toastable, taste good and feel good in my mouth.  I discovered on this journey […]
This Low Carb Snickerdoodle recipe is a recipe makeover for the original and at about 1 net carb each is a low carb bargain dessert.

Low Carb Snickerdoodles Cookie Recipe

Low Carb Snickerdoodles are a favorite weekend treat at our house.  The crunch coating  of cinnamon and Swerve that surrounds the cookie is sooo good. The fact that these cookies are just 2.2 total carbs or just 1.1 net carbs per cookie makes them a low carbers dessert bargain dream. I was surprised how easily […]
Low Carb Smoked Salmon Spread makes a great centerpiece for a weekend brunch.

Low Carb Smoked Salmon Spread

Low Carb Smoked Salmon Spread is one of those recipes that is simple to make and fabulous to serve.  It’s a perfect centerpiece for a weekend brunch.  It’s just two ingredients.  The smoky savory flavor will become a favorite of salmon-lovers. While it’s good dolloped on cucumber slices and celery sticks, you can spread it […]
take hearty serving of Low Carb Cheesy Ham Casserole

Low Carb Cheesy Ham Casserole

I developed the Low Carb Cheesy Ham Casserole recipe because I’ve got a fella who is wild about casseroles.  He really, really, really wanted a casserole. I want to make him happy and now you get to share in the results. 🙂 This Cheesy Ham Casserole was inspired by a broccoli and rice or broccoli and […]

12 Easy Lavender Crafts and DIY

Lavender crafts are among some of the most welcome handmade gifts any time of year.  In this crisp fall weather I have recently picked several bunches of lavender as a small harvest I wrested from some very busy bees. I adore the lavender bushes that surround my house.  I enjoy the blooms from early summer into […]
Simple Sugar Free Crock Pot Applesauce is beyond easy to make. It is full of flavor and sunshine. And you have the peace of mind of knowing what it contains: apples.

Sugar Free Crock Pot Applesauce

If you’ve never made your own Sugar Free Crock Pot Applesauce, it’s so easy and simple to whip up you’ll wonder why you’ve never done it before.  It’s thrifty and the flavor of applesauce made from fresh apples is wonderful. I really like making my crockpot applesauce without any kind of added sweetener or spices.  These […]
Cool the Low carb Sandwich Bread until cool enough to handle.

Secrets for the Best Low Carb Sandwich Bread

I’ve been on a hunt for good, really good, Low Carb Sandwich Bread.  For me, there are times when nothing but a yummy sandwich or buttery piece of golden toast will do to satisfy me. You may have tried my recipes for Speedy English Muffins (at Low Carb Joy)  or   Low Carb Almond Flour Biscuits . […]