Low-carb Cheesecake

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Sep 092012
 

I know it seems crazy to consider, but it is actually possible to make a cheesecake (that most indulgent of deserts) with only 2 grams of carbohydrates per serving.  The following recipe was proclaimed by my daughter Lauren (who is quite the Cheesecake lover) as “Yummy!”   I think the almond-meal crust actually comes out better than a traditional graham cracker crust.  The first time making this it might seem that it is complicated because of the two step process of baking the crust and then the cake, but the second time around it should seem much simpler.  I also think the water bath might be intimidating to some, but really it turned out to not be that big a deal.

Each serving has 2 grams effective carbohydrate plus 1 gram fiber, 6 grams protein, and 221 calories
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