Keto FAT BOMBS recipes: Best way to eat fat for vegans as well

A ketogenic diet involves very low to almost no on carbs and high intake of fat; around 70-80% with the rest being protein. This is the combination that has been formulated to trick your body into ketosis.

A very easy and relishing way of consuming healthy fats on a keto diet is through ‘Fat Bombs’! They provide a unique and easy way to keep up the recommended fat intake.

It might surprise you, for the name is a little fancy. They are actually small balls, made up of fats that are liquid at room temperature and are can be stored for a long time in refrigerators.They come handy as a tasty treat which can be had, as and when you feel hungry.

They will help you:

  • to maintain adequate and healthy fat daily requirement
  • keep you full and suppress appetite for a considerable amount of time.

Have a look at the recipes, and make them for yourself!

CHOCOLATE ALMOND KETO FAT BOMB:

INGREDIENTS

1 cup almond butter

1 cup coconut oil

½ cup cacao powder

¼ cup coconut flour

Stevia to taste

10-15 whole almonds

INSTRUCTIONS

1      Melt the almond butter and coconut oil in a saucepan. Add in the cacao powder, coconut flour, and stevia, and mix well.

2      Let the mixture cool and then form 10-15 ping-pong sized balls from the mixture.

3      Stick an almond into the middle of each.

4      Refrigerate to set and store in fridge until you’re ready to eat them.

NUTRITION

  • Serving Size: 1 fat bomb Calories: 260 Sugar: 0 g Fat: 26 g Carbohydrates: 6 g Fiber: 3 g Protein: 4 g

VANILLA FAT BOMBS DIPPED IN CHOCOLATE :

INGREDIENTS

1 cup coconut butter

1 cup coconut milk

1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut

1 Tablespoon vanilla extract

Stevia to taste

¼ cup 100% dark chocolate

INSTRUCTIONS

1      Melt the coconut butter and the coconut milk in a saucepan on very low heat.

2      Add in all the ingredients except for the dark chocolate into the saucepan.

3      Mix well. Let the mixture cool in the fridge for 1-2 hours.

4      Then form small balls from the mixture (approx. 15-20). Place the balls into the fridge to solidify for 2-3 hours.

5      Melt the dark chocolate (in the microwave or on the stove).

6      Dip each of the balls into the chocolate, and place the dipped balls onto parchment paper. Place back into the fridge.

NUTRITION

  • Serving Size: 1 fat bomb Calories: 180 Sugar: 1 g Fat: 16 g Carbohydrates: 5 g Fiber: 2 g Protein: 3 g

FUDGY MACADAMIA CHOCOLATE FAT BOMBS:

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 oz (58gr) Cocoa Butter
  • 2 Tbs unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 Tbs Swerve
  • 4 oz (112gr) Chopped macadamias
  • ¼ cup Heavy cream or coconut oil for dairy free option

INSTRUCTIONS:

1      Melt cocoa butter in a small sauce pan in a bath of water. (I just use another slightly bigger sauce pan, half full with water)

2      Add cocoa powder to the sauce pan.

3      Now add the Swerve and mix well until all ingredients are well blended and melted.

4      Add macadamias and stir in well.

5      Add cream, mix well and bring back to temperature.

6      Now pour in molds or paper candy cups.

7      Let cool, then put in the fridge to harden.

8      Keeps at room temperature, with a slightly softer consistency than chocolate.

NUTRITION:

Serving size: 6 portions Calories: 267 fat: 28g carbs: 3g protein: 3g

There can be many versions of ‘fat bombs’ depending upon the ingredients and flavouring agents that you use, while the preparation steps remain the same.

EDITOR’S NOTE: For many more delicious, easy, and low cost recipes that will make you relish the Keto diet we recommend ‘The Essential Keto cook book’ as a very useful resource.

REFERENCE:

What Are Ketogenic Fat Bombs, How To Make Them in 3 Easy Steps (PLUS 12 Ketogenic Fat Bomb Recipes)

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