SYRUPS and Sauces Recipes 

 SYRUPS and Sauces Recipes 

SYRUPS and Sauces Recipes


Pineapple Syrup Recipes 


1/2 cup water

1 tsp pineapple extract

1/2 Tsp liquid splenda (or 1/2 cup granular)

1/4 tsp guar gum

Heat water, extract and splenda until boiling. Add Supplements Reviews guar gum and let stand. It thickens a LOT. (0 carbs with liquid; if you have to use granular, it would be 12 carbs, which may bring the total too high).


Ham Sauce Recipes 


1 Tbsp butter

1 tbsp soy flour

1/4 cup light cream

1/4 cup water

1 tsp Dijon mustard

4 oz ham, chopped


Melt butter, stir in flour. Add cream and water, and mustard, stirring until thickened. Add ham. Serve over crepes.

Serves 2 (2 crepes each), including Dottie’s crepes: 6.7 carbs (5.7 NET carbs)

This is really not a lot of trouble, especially if you make the crepes ahead. I freeze them between layers of wax paper in a ziplock bag and just defrost before using




Low-Carb Maple Syrup Recipes 



1 T maple flavor

2 cups water

24 pkgs sweet n’ low

24 pkgs Splenda

1/2 t guar gum (thickening agent, found in health food store)


Heat water with sweeteners and extract until boiling. Take off heat and stir in guar gum to thicken. Cool and store in refrigerator.

Total: 24 carb

Makes 32 T @ .8 carbs each

Guar gum clumps easily. I stir in 1/8 tsp at a time and whisk very well.

 Sweet Barbecue Sauce  Recipes 


1 cup tomato sauce

3 T Worcestershire sauce

1 T vinegar

1 t liquid smoke

3 pkts Splenda


Combine all ingredients and cook over low heat for 10 min.

Total: 23 carbs (20 NET carbs)

Makes 16 T (1 cup) @ 1.2 carbs ea.



Thai Dipping Sauce Recipes 


1/4 c lemon juice

3 t fish sauce

1 T cilantro

1 pkt Equal

1 t soy sauce

pinch crushed red pepper

1/2 t sesame oil

Combine all ingredients. (Use for dipping Thai Turkey Bundles)

Total: 11 carbs

This was very good, but with an unusual “fishy” flavor.



Sour Cream Sauce  Recipes 


1 pkg brown gravy mix (least carbs avail)

1/4 cup sour cream

Make gravy according to package. Take off heat and stir in sour cream.

Total: 14 carbs



Low-Carb Ketchup Recipes 

Note: One Tablesp of most ketchups have 4.0 grams of carb.  Some dietary ketchups have 2.0 grams per Tablesp, but they’re made with aspartame (No longer recommended.  Studies have shown aspartame to be harmful to the brain).  This ketchup recipe is great and has only 0.7 gram of carb per Tablesp.


SERVING SIZE,1 Tablesp.  CARBS PER SERVING,:  0.7 gram of carb.  NUMBER OF SERVINGS:  33.


½ cup cubed eggplant

14.5 ounces diced tomatoes, drained

3 Tablesps tomato pasted

¼ cup red wine vinegar

2 Teasps vinegar

2 Teasps olive oil

½ Teasp dried, minced onion

3 packets Splenda sugar substitute

   salt to taste (approx. ¼ Teasp or more)

            Steam or simmer eggplant in small amount of water until soft, about 6 to 8 minutes.  Let cool.  Put eggplant and all other ingredients in a food processor or blender and blend until smooth.  Adjust seasoning.  You can add small amounts of vinegar if you like a sharper taste.  Store in fridge.  This ketchup will keep for a week or so.  You can also freeze it.



Creamy Cheese Sauce Recipes 



1/4 cup heavy cream

4 oz grated cheddar

2 oz. cream cheese

1/4 t paprika

dash Worcestershire sauce

In small pan, melt heavy cream, cheddar and cream cheese. Add paprika and Worcestershire. Stir until melted.

Total: (1 cup) 6 carb

Marinade Recipes 


1/8 cup oil

1/8 cup soy sauce

1/8 cup balsamic vinegar

4 “shots” Worcestershire

garlic powder, ginger

Mix all ingredients in zip lock bag. Put chicken (or other meat) in bag and marinate in refrigerator for up to 24 hours. Turn bag occasionally.

No carb counts are listed as most of marinade is not used.



Lemon Dijon Cream Sauce Recipes 



2 teaspn butter

1 Tablespn lemon juice

1 TablespnDijon

1/2 c heavy cream (may need more)


Melt butter. Add lemon juice and Dijon and mix. Stir in heavy cream, 1/4 cup at a time, until right consistency.

Total: 6 carbs. Serves 2 @ 3 carbs



Ketchup Recipes 


3 cups canned tomatoes (pureed in blender)

2 teaspn onion powder

1/2 teaspn EA: cloves, allspice, cinnamon

1/2 cup white vinegar

2 pkgs Equal

Combine all ingredients except sweetener in saucepan and simmer slowly, 1 1/2 hours, stirring often. Take off heat and stir in sweetener. Cool and pour in jar. Keeps 4 months in refrigerator.

Total: 45 carb (36 NET carbs)

Makes 48 T @ .75 carbs ea.

We loved this, especially combined with mayo for Russian dressing. The flavor was a little unusual, not like regular ketchup.

Roasted Red Pepper Sauce Recipes 


7 oz jar roasted red peppers

clove garlic

1/2 sm onion, chopped

1 T olive oil

1 T balsamic vinegar

parsley, Old Bay seasoning, basil

1 T heavy cream

1 t butter

1/2 cup zucchini

Process red peppers with juice and garlic in food processor. In oil, sauté onions and zucchini. Add spices. Add vinegar and cook 1 minute until liquid absorbed. Add pepper puree and stir. Add 1 t butter and stir until melted. Add heavy cream and stir. Can serve over pork, fish or chicken.

Total: 21 carb, (14 NET carb)

Serves 2 @ 7 NET carbs



Sweet & Sour Sauce Recipes 


3/4 cup water

1/3 cup ketchup (unsweetened)

1/3 cup vinegar

1 T soy sauce

3/4 cup Splenda

Xanthan gum (about 1 t)

Combine water, ketchup, vinegar and soy. Heat until boiling. Add guar gum to

thicken. Take off heat and stir in Equal. Pour over meat.

TOTAL (1 cup): 30 carb. Per 1/4 cup serving: 7.5 carbs

If you can cut the Splenda, or use liquid Splenda, it will reduce the carbs significantly




Scampi Sauce Recipes 


4 T butter

4 T oil

3 garlic cloves

lemon juice

Melt butter, add oil and sauté garlic. Add splash of lemon juice.

Total: 3 carb. Serves 2 @ 1.5 carbs.



Flavored Syrup Recipes 


1 cup syrup: 1 cup water

1/2 tbsp extract

1 tbsp liquid splenda, or 24 pkts

1/2 tsp guar gum

1/2 cup syrup: 1/2 cup water

3/4 tsp extract

1 1/2 tsp liquid splenda, or 12 pkts

1/4 tsp guar gum

1/4 cup syrup: 1/4 cup water

1/2 tsp extract

3/4 tsp liquid splenda, or 6 pkts

1/8 tsp guar gum

Boil water with extract and sweetener. Remove from heat and add guar gum, 1/4 tsp at a time and stir WELL. This will thicken upon cooling.

Carb counts: with liquid splenda = 0. Each pkt of splenda is .5 carbs.



Simple Tomato Sauce Recipes 


Makes 1 1/2 cups

2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

1/4 cup finely diced onion

1 28-oz. can Italian plum tomatoes, well drained and finely chopped

sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

In a heavy pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté until translucent. Add the tomatoes and cook at a lively simmer until the sauce has reduced and the oil starts to bubble.



Cranberry Sauce Recipes 

Note: Makes 4 cups, 1 carb


4 1/2 cups approximately 1-pound, fresh cranberries

1 1/2 cups water

2 strips orange peel

2 strips lime peel

1 cinnamon stick

6 whole cloves

1 1/2 cups Splenda

2 Tbsp. bourbon

Bring cranberries, water, orange lime peel, cinnamon and cloves to a boil. Boil until the skin of the berries pop open (about 5 minutes.) Remove from heat. Add the Splenda, and mix to thoroughly combined. Cool in refrigerator before serving.