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valid from July 23, 2019

While I do have personal experience living a low-carb and ketogenic lifestyle to my credit, my views are just that – my views. I hope you’ll find the blog to be helpful to you. The views expressed on this site are my opinions. My words or any guest contributions to the site should not be taken as a substitute for qualified medical expertise.

Nut Allergy Disclaimer:

Thanks so much for dropping in. I have been nut-free cooking and baking since my teens (that’s a long time!) and have been low carb for the past two years. I’m happy to share all the information I have learned to be nut-free and on a low-carb Keto diet. I feel like we’re going to get along well, so here are a few things I need you to know…

I am not a doctor, nutritionist, or dietitian. I have no medical training at all. The information I share is based on my own experiences and information I learn from my own research and listening to speakers.

As a person with a severe peanut and tree nut allergy since my early teens, I have learned over the years how to adapt my cooking and baking with a restrictive diet. I understand that no two allergies are the same and hopefully my recipes can help you in some way or another. These recipes have been developed by me, and are safe for me. As a person with a severe peanut and tree nut allergy, I would consider these recipes suitable for other individuals with similar nut allergies. However, everyone is different, and allergies in one person can be different for another person, and each person or guardian must make decisions that are right for themselves and their family.

Always read labels and double-check the ingredients lists to make sure the recipe is suitable for your needs. Nothing on this blog should take the place of advice from your physician. Please always follow your doctor’s orders. What one person considers safe may not be for another. Labels can be confusing and they can change. If a specific brand is noted, please always re-check the labels to make sure it fits your dietary needs, as ingredients and manufacturing processes can change from the time of publishing.

I do not have control over the ingredients you use to make these recipes nor the environment in which you are making them. At times I list specific brands of ingredients that I used, but companies change their products at times and may be produced differently in different countries. Again, always read labels and check on the nut-free status of a product or ingredient yourself. I am not responsible or liable for any reactions that might result from following the posted recipes. Your health is your responsibility.

Additionally, while we try to link to products that are nut-free, product links vary from country to country
As such, some linked food products may have a nut warnings on the package.
Please read product packaging thoroughly prior to ensure it is safe for you and your family.


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No Warranty

Any information you find here is believed to be accurate at the time of posting, however, that could change with product reformulations and new medical information.I am not a doctor, nutritionist, or dietician.I have no medical training at all. The information I share is based on my own experiences and information I learn from my own research and listening to speakers. The statements contained in this website or blog have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Any products mentioned in this blog/website are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult a doctor before altering your diet in anyway, including going keto, or taking any supplements.


This website is provided by La Femme Nikketo on an “as is” and “as available” basis. La Femme Nikketo makes no representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, as to the operation of this site or the information, content, materials or products included on this site. You expressly agree that your use of this site is at your sole risk.

La Femme Nikketo is not liable in any way for losses or damages of any kind in connection with the use of this Website, including but not limited to emotional distress, bodily injury, loss of earnings, medical bills, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages, even if such parties have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

We make a reasonable effort to provide accurate information, but cannot warrant that any information provided is accurate, complete, reliable, or current. We provide no warranty or assume liability for any information on the Website.

To the full extent permissible by applicable law, La Femme Nikketo disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties or merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. La Femme Nikketo does not warrant that this site, its servers, or email sent from La Femme Nikketo are free of viruses or other harmful components. La Femme Nikketo will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages.

Nutrition Information

La Femme Nikketo provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition data is gathered primarily from the USDA Food Composition Database, whenever available, or otherwise other online calculators. Nutrition information can vary for a recipe based on precision of measurements, brands or the source of nutrition data. We strive to
keep the information as accurate as possible, but make no warranties regarding its accuracy and encourage readers to make their own calculations.

The authors of the Website are not dieticians or nutritionists. Any recommendations are made based on our research or personal experience, but shall not be construed as medical or nutritional
advice. You are fully responsible for any actions you take and any consequences that occur as a result of anything you read on this Website.

The Website or content herein is not intended to cure, prevent, diagnose or treat any disease. Please consult your health care provider regarding any health related decisions. La Femme Nikketo
shall not be liable for adverse reactions or any other outcome resulting from the use of recipes or recommendations on the Website or actions you take as a result. Any action you take is strictly at your own risk.

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Affiliate Disclosure Statement

I use affiliate links on La Femme Nikketo, including being a member of the Amazon Affiliates Program. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I also earn from Affiliate links to other organizations.

While content may be sponsored or contain affiliate links, all opinions are my own. If I link to an online retailer it’s because I use it myself and legitimately believe their product or service can benefit readers. While not all outbound product links are affiliate links, you can assume that they are.

Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question. This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

What about sponsored content?

I want to bring you real, unbiased information. Therefore, if a post is sponsored by a company and it is a paid sponsorship, I will disclose this clearly in the beginning of the post.


La Femme Nikketo may contain paid advertisements, in such cases, we receive compensation for having them on the Website. These advertisements pay for the costs of running a website and support the content that is provided to you for free.


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We will notify you promptly of any such claim, loss, liability, or demand, and will provide you with reasonable assistance, at your expense, in defending any such claim, loss, liability, damage, or cost.

Where are you located?

Our farm is located in Glenville, Nova Scotia. It’s a little hamlet between Mabou and Inverness on the island of Cape Breton.


My Jam looks separated, what do I do?

Our sugar-free jams are natural products. Because we are sugar-free and use all-natural products, from time to time ‘fruit float’ can happen to fruit like strawberry or rhubarb during the canning process leaving pulp at the top and jelly on the bottom. If this occurred with your jam, don’t worry, it’s just as delicious as all our other jams. When this happens, we encourage our customers to dig in and mix it up!!!


What does it mean you’re sold out for the season?

We are a farm-to-table business, where we believe strongly in growing a large proportion of what we make. Sometimes, if there are other local growers that have supplies beyond our own, we may top-up our fruit or berry inventory (this is especially true with Blueberries as our bushes are young and our neighbour has acres of stunning wild blueberries!). However, for the most part, we grow what we make and when we run out, that’s it until next year. Every year our capacity grows so we hope to run out a little later each year.


I just bought from you at a market, will those items be on your website?

For the most part, yes, but not yet, or soon. If you are reading this and we are still in a growing season, I usually am so busy farming, making, and selling at my local farmer’s markets that I don’t have a chance to update my website. However, once the farmers markets at the end of Thanksgiving Weekend (That’s the second weekend of October here in Canada), I usually put aside time to update the website with all the current products. If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, I post when that happens.


Why don’t you use the same sweetener in all your products?

Sometimes I feel that by producing sugar-free goods, you have to be part magician, chemist, and explorer. There are so many sugar-free sweeteners out there and not one of them behaves exactly like sugar. Each of them has its positive and negative qualities depending on the application. For instance, I use a lot of allulose, not never in meringue, because it loves water too much, so you could back that meringue for hours and it would still be sticky.


Are there sweeteners you don’t use in your products?

Yes, there are a few. I don’t use artificial sweeteners at all. Next, I’m not a fan of stevia because of the after taste so I don’t use that either. Also, I don’t use xylitol as it’s toxic to dogs. I love dogs and have an adorable retired racing greyhound myself who is an expert at catching what falls on the floor before anyone can get to it first — he’s that fast. As such, if I wouldn’t have any food with xylitol in my house, just in case it could fall on the floor and could be consumed by my super-fast houndie, I won’t put in my products just in case for your puppies too. Finally, I don’t use products like maltitol or mannitol, as they are notorious for upsetting the stomach.

Shipping & Pickup

Deliciousness takes time. Many of our products are made to order in a small facility. Orders typically take 2-3 business days to produce and process before they ship – excluding weekends and holidays. At times, we reserve 5-7 business days to ship your order in case any ingredients are delayed in shipment from our suppliers. You would be notified by email if this occurs. You will receive an email confirmation with your order tracking number when your order ships. Please read the shipping notification email carefully.


We ship via Canada Post. A shipping estimate will be provided during the checkout process. We only ship within Canada and to the US at this time.

Shipping within Canada is a flat rate of $9.99 or FREE if you spend $125 or more!

Shipping rates to the U.S. are calculated in real time during checkout based on destination and weight of the package.

For all shipments within Canada: Expedited shipping via Canada Post takes an estimated 3-9 Business Days depending on your location.

All shipments the the US may be subject to customs charges and or duty. We are not responsible for any costs associated with customs charges, taxes, brokerage charges, and or duty.

International Shipping is not available at this time.

Note that delivery dates are always an estimate only, delivery times may vary depending on your location, weather conditions, and other factors.


From June to October we offer pick-up every Sunday during the Mabou Farmer’s Market for local shoppers.
Please have your order in by Friday to ensure we have it ready for you for the Market that Sunday.

From November to March we offer local porch pick-up or drop in the Greektown/Pocket/Danforth Village area.

Below is your return policy. However, more than anything, La Femme Nikketo wants to ensure their customers are happy and love their purchases. If you have any concerns with your purchases, please contact us right away so we can assist you.

We accept returns within 15 days from shipping date under certain circumstances. La Femme Nikketo will ONLY pay for a return label if a product arrived damaged or was shipped in error. In all other cases, the customer is responsible for the shipping costs. Please contact us if you need to return your purchase. Please note that a product is required to be returned in order for a refund to be issued. Sometimes we might be able to issue a refund based on a photo confirmation of a product damage. We do not accept returns on any opened/used items.

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