dessert

Food

Recipe: Choc Coconut Bark

Screen Shot 2017-10-01 at 10.27.57 am.png

No macro info because it will change depending on how much you have

all.jpg

Ingredients

  • 1 block 90% dark chocolate
  • Shredded coconut
  • Almond flakes

Method

  1. Melt the block of dark chocolate
  2. Cover a baking tray with baking paper
  3. Pour melted chocolate onto tray and spread it out thinly
  4. Sprinkle coconut and almond flakes over the top
  5. Freeze before eating, keep stored in the freezer
 

Find us on Instagram @eatrunlift

Food

Recipe: Burnt Pecan Keto Dessert

Makes 1 servings
Carbs 3g / Fat 45g / Protein 4g / Calories 426


Ingredients

  • 30g (1oz) pecans
  • 1/2 tsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp dollop cream
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • coconut flakes

Method

  1. Heat up small frying pan or saucepan on the stove (low heat is enough)
  2. Add coconut oil
  3. When the coconut oil is warm add in pecans
  4. Cook the pecans until they are dark brown and slightly blackened, I like to burn them a little because it gets a popcorn smell/flavour, but this isn't a necessary step if you don't want to eat them burnt haha.
  5. Serve pecans into a bowl
  6. Mix cinnamon into dollop cream and add onto pecans
  7. Top with coconut flakes

Food

Recipe: LCHF Strawberry Shortcakes

Makes 3 servings
(per 1) 11.6g Carbs / 30.2g Fat / 26.1g Protein


Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 6 strawberries
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup ricotta
  • 1/4 tsp stevia
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 140G (5oz) cream cheese
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup coconut flour

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 150C (300F)
  2. Take two separate bowls, separate egg yolks from whites
  3. In bowl with egg yolks add: cream cheese, vanilla extract, stevia and baking powder
  4. Beat together until smooth
  5. Beat egg whites
  6. Slowly add egg white mix to yolk mix, half at a time
  7. Once combined add coconut flour and mix well
  8. Take a baking tray lined with baking paper and scoop out 6 circles of mixture
  9. Bake for 20 mins
  10. After 20 mins remove from the oven to cool
  11. Take a small bowl and place ricotta and nutmeg in, mix together
  12. Slice up strawberries
  13. Once 'shortcakes' are cool serve with ricotta and strawberries

Food

Recipe: Reduced-Carb Lemon Tart

Makes 18 Servings
(per slice/serve) Carbs 10.3g / Fats 12.1g / Protein 5.3g / Calories 172


Ingredients (Base):

  • 2 cups coconut flour
  • 4 tbsp ghee (melted)
  • 1/2 cup coconut (dessicated or shredded)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup  cashews

Ingredients (Filling):

  • 8 Lemons (zest of 2, juice/some pulp of 8)
  • 2 tbsp ghee (melted)
  • 6 eggs
  • Stevia

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180C (350F)
  2. BASE: In a food processor place all base ingredients (except eggs), pulsate until ingredients are mixed and then add in eggs and pulsate again.
  3. BASE: Line a baking tray with baking paper
  4. BASE: Pour base filling into baking tray and spread to cover the entire surface of the tray. Bake for 20 mins (until golden brown).
  5. FILLING: Remove the zest of two lemons, and juice 8 lemons
  6. FILLING: To the bowl of lemons add melted ghee and stevia
  7. FILLING: In a separate bowl whisk 6 whole eggs, now add the lemon/ghee/stevia mix and stir
  8. Pour the filling mix over the slightly cooled base and return to the oven for 15 minutes
  9. Optional: Add some shredded coconut to the top while the slice is still cooling

Food

Recipe: Choc + Orange Mousse

Makes 4-6 servings (depends on size)
(per 1 - based on 6 servings) Carbs 35g / Fat 22g / Calories 324


Ingredients

  • 6 avocados
  • 3 oranges
  • 1/2 cup rice malt syrup
  • 1 tsp orange extract
  • 6 tbsp cocoa powder (or cacao)

Method

  1. Remove the skin and seeds of 6 avocados.
  2. Wash the exterior of one orange and using a fine grater remove the zest from about half.
  3. Slice up the oranges and manually juice them.
  4. Place the avocados, orange juice, rice malt syrup, orange extract and cocoa powder into a food processor.
  5. Process until the mix is a smooth, but 'heavy' texture (you should be able to put some on a spoon, and turn it upside down and the mix should stay stuck).
  6. Place the mix into a container in the fridge and allow it to cool for a minimum of 1 hour before serving. 
  7. Serve with the orange zest on top.

Food

Recipe: Twix Bites

This is my second attempt at making these guys and they finally turned out the way I wanted! I managed to eat one this morning, because I know that by tonight Beau will have probably stolen all of them haha. Such a good little treat.


Makes 12 servings
(per 1) Carbs 44g / Fat 18g / Protein 4g / Calories 337


Ingredients:

  • 1.5 cups macadamia nuts
  • 1/4 cup coconut nectar
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 1/2 cup tapioca flour (I guess any flour will do if you *must* but I find this one works best)
  • 20 pitted dates
  • 3 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 block of dark chocolate (over 70%)

Method

  1. In a food processor, or blender if you're game take the macadamias and process them until they are ground up, then add the coconut nectar, vanilla bean paste and tapioca flour and process for a minute or so longer.
  2. Take an ice cube tray and scoop out the mix to fill up 3/4 of each tray segment, then pop this into the freezer for an hour.
  3. Next throw the dates in the food processor with the almond butter and water, this works best if you've already cut the dates in half. Process until smooth.
  4. Remove the bites from the freezer and fill up the rest of the tray segments (on top of the base) with the 'caramel' layer. Place back in the freezer for an hour.
  5. Melt some dark chocolate in a bowl whatever way works best for you. I like to heat a metal bowl over a pot on the stove and stir it around until it's melted.
  6. Once the chocolate is melted remove the bites from the freezer. To take them out of the tray it's easiest if you run a knife along the edges to separate them and then 'stab' them with a fork so that you can hold onto them without actually touching them with your hands.
  7. With the bite on the fork quickly dip each side into the melted chocolate and then place it onto a plate. Repeat for all the bites.
  8. Place them in the fridge overnight or for at least 4 hours. Best served very cold.