We spent almost a week in Las Vegas in the beginning of March. We’ll have more reviews of everything Vegas soon, but the one thing, the absolute most delicious thing, was the fried Twinkies we had at the Mermaids Casino on Fremont Street.
Make your own Fried Twinkies Today
The Fried Twinkies will set you back 99 cents, but they are well worth it. You stand in a line at the back of the casino to order. After ordering you can watch the Twinkie prepared as so:
- Pull refrigarted Twinkie with an inserted wood stick from cooler.
When you are trying to eat low carb sweet snacks are hard to find. The Dixie Diners folks came out with something called, and get ready for the long name:
Dixie Diners Sweet Commute Caramel Almond Toffee Clusters
This is basically popcorn with almonds, caramel and toffee put together. I have no idea how they limit it to 3 net carbs, but they do.
The serving sizes are well portioned, so you know and feel like you’re getting a true snack. The popcorn isn’t too sticky and it isn’t too soft. It’s just right.
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What was that commercial?
“Please pass the jelly?”
I bought the Polaner Sugar Free Raspberry Preserves because I am avoiding carbs in my diet. The preserves have a ridiculously low 5g of carbs per serving. A serving is a tablespoon, so it’s a bunch.
The funny thing about this product is that the preserves look like jelly. Where you expect preserves to look like mashed fruit and jelly to look like vaseoline, these look like the latter.
Looks aside, it sure is tasty. It has a slight after taste, which I am not sure about it. It’s either the Splenda or the Raspberries themselves. Unsure.
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It’s low carb day. You have to give up cake when go low carb, right? Wrong.
Dixie Diners is a company that caters to low carb, high protein folks. They have a vast array of products and I eat quite a few of them. One of the more tasty ones is the Cinnamon Swirl Cake.
The mix comes in two packets. You make the cake by adding eggs, butter, water and oil along with the first packet of cake mix. You need to use a mixer to ensure the cake is well mixed.
When you decide to eat low carb you know you’re giving up some pretty good things. Thank goodness you don’t have to give up pancakes.
New Hope Mills sells a line of pancake mixes that you can use for waffles. They are incredibly low carb and taste perfect.
Many low carb batters are flat and heavy, but you cannot tell New Hope Mills pancakes from anyone elses.
To make them you mix 2 eggs, 1/4 water and a tablespoon of water together. When mixed, toss in the 1/4 cup of mix and make sure it’s all mixed well. You cook them as you would normally any other pancakes.