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Easy Low-Net Carb Cornbread

This easy, 4 net-carb, high-fiber cornbread is simply delicious!

Cornbread. Yummy, tasty, and full of carbs and fat! With a simple change of ingredients, we took this staple and gave it a make-over without losing amazing flavor!

With a few simple substitutions, we are ready to say hello to our Easy Low-Net Carb Cornbread.

Swap #1: Carbquik

Carbquik is a staple in the Skinny Louisiana kitchen and works perfect in low-carb, diabetic- cooking since it is a high-fiber flour, yielding lower-net carbs than traditional all-purpose flour. Carbquik can be found at any Drug Emporium/Vitamin Plus stores. No Drug Emporium in your area? No problem, you can purchase Carbquik through Amazon by clicking here – https://amzn.to/2OcU7xU.

Carbquik can transform all your personal favorite recipes to low-net carb, high-fiber with a simple 1 to 1 ratio of flour to Carbquik. For example, if a recipe calls for 1 cup of flour, use 1 cup of Carbquik in its place.

Swap # 2: Fairlife Milk

Fairlife milk is ultra-filtrated making this a lactose-free, lower-carb (only 6 grams per serving), higher-protein milk.  Fairlife can be used in any of your recipes calling for milk.

Swap #3: Swerve

For substituting sugar, I love using Swerve. Swerve is a New Orleans based product and sugar replacer that is non-GMO, zero-calorie, and non-glycemic. Its made from various fruits and root vegetables and measures just like sugar. With that said, per cup of sugar in your recipe, use 1 cup of Swerve. Serve is available at Drug Emporium/Vitamin Plus stores. If not available at your local store, you can purchase Swerve through Amazon by clicking here – https://amzn.to/2mHKScr.

Easy Low-Net Carb Cornbread

1 6 oz. container plain Greek yogurt

1 tbsp. olive oil

1 cup Swerve granular sugar

3 eggs

1 3/4 cup 2% Fairlife milk

2 1/2 cup Carbquik

1/2 cup almond flour

1/2 cup cornmeal

1 1/2 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. salt

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

In a large bowl, beat oil, yogurt, and Swerve with an electric mixer for 2 minutes.

Slowly add eggs, and milk. Beat for 1 minute.

Slowly add Carbquik, cornmeal, baking powder, and 8

salt. Beat for 2 minutes.

Pour into a greased 13×9 pan. Bake 23-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cut into 15 squares.

Nutrition Facts per Serving. Calories: 120, Total fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 40mg, Total Carbohydrate: 25g, Fiber: 8g, Sugar alcohol: 13g. Sugar 1g. Protein: 7g.

NET CARBS: 4g.

Shelly Marie Redmond, MS, RD, LDN is a culinary dietitian and founder of Skinny Louisiana. She is the author of Skinny Louisiana..in the Kitchen and can be reached at shelly@skinnylouisiana.com.