Chocolate Chip Donuts

99% of the recipes on this blog are savory, because that's what I enjoy cooking the most.  I've never been very interested in baking aside from making cookies at Christmas.  When I saw these Wilton donut pans available on sale for Amazon Prime Day this year, I knew I had to have them, and I was so excited to incorporate them into this week's recipe.  I already have ideas swirling around in my head for future savory and sweet donuts to put on my blog, so maybe this will be the start of venturing into the world of desserts for Butter Is Not a Carb!  (I make no promises, of course.)  Back to these donuts... show me a man who doesn't love donuts and I'll show you a liar.  No just kidding, there are probably people that don't like them and that's fine, more donuts for me.  These chocolate chip donuts are dessert for breakfast, or breakfast for dessert, depending on the time of day you enjoy one (or two...). I began by pre-heating my oven to 350°F and gathering my [Continue reading...]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fat Bombs

For non-keto eaters, the title of this post may be off-putting, but in the ketogenic world, "fat bombs" are widely used in order to boost the daily fat percentage without spiking the carb count.  These chocolates pack a fatty punch while satisfying the small sweet tooth I sometimes have at the end of the day.  I always favored savory carbs (bread, pasta, potatoes) in my pre-keto life and rarely craved chocolate, candy or ice cream.  Sometimes in the summer I enjoyed fruit popsicles or mint chocolate chip ice cream, but it was never a daily habit.  I do enjoy saving some calories at the end of the day for 1 or 2 of these when I can, especially in these warmer months when I'm in need of something cold and refreshing.  To non-ketoers these may not taste very sweet, but since I consume such a small amount of natural/added sugar each day, they taste like a sweet fudgey frozen dessert.  The best part is these take less than 5 minutes to make! The ingredients you'll need are 100% [Continue reading...]