Blueberry Pavlova

Blueberry Pavlova

Impress your Friends and Family with this Delicious Low Carb Blueberry Pavlova

Serves 8

Preparation Time: 10 min

Cooking time: 20 min

Carbs per serving: 8 grams 

 

Ingredients
6 egg whites

1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar

1/2 cup of Splenda granular

 

For the Topping:

300 grams of heavy cream

1/2 cup of Splenda granular

1 cup of blueberries


Method

Preheat oven to 150ºC. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Beat egg whites, cream of tartar and Splenda with an electric mixer until very stiff and shiny (approx. five minutes). Spoon the egg white mixture onto the prepared tray and shape into a circle approx. 20-24cm wide. Bake for 20 minutes or until a light golden brown. Leave in oven to cool. Once cool, lift the pavlova from the tray and peel away the baking paper. Place on a serving dish. Beat the cream with Splenda until thick. Spoon over the pavlova and decorate with blueberries.

Holiday indulgence without the carb loading – a Merry Atkins Low-Carb Christmas

 Enjoy the season of festive feasting with Atkins

 

With the silly season officially upon us, the calendar is filled with festive holiday parties, dinners with friends & family, and endless rounds of drinks. In the centre of all this celebration, is food. Temptations appear at every corner, so Atkins has developed a range of low-carb festive recipes to keep you on the right track to weight wellness over the holiday season.

 

A simple rule of thumb in the Atkins low-carb lifestyle, is following a 90/10 eating rule during the holidays – that is 90% of food consumed being low-carb, with 10% wriggle room to indulge over the holidays. Eat until you're satisfied – not stuffed!

 

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