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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

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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

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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

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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.

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Recipe: Almond & Choc Slice

Need a slightly healthier option to give to the family at a Christmas gathering this year?
Bring this one along!


Makes 6 servings
(per 1) Carbs 18g / Fat 25g / Protein 10g / Calories 332


Ingredients

  • 1 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup apple sauce
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1.5 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup sorghum flour (can also use coconut flour, almond flour, or buckwheat)
  • 1/8 cup natvia
  • Dark chocolate OR cacao pieces (you pick how much, a little goes a long way)

Method

  1. reheat oven to 180C/350F
  2. Line a baking tray with baking paper
  3. In a bowl combine almond butter, apple sauce and vanilla extract, stir
  4. In a separate bowl combine dry ingredients: baking soda, sorghum flour, natvia and dark chocolate (or cacao), stir.
  5. Add the dry ingredients into the wet and combine them all together.
  6. Place mix into baking tray (it won't take up the whole tray, triple ingredients if you want to fill a whole tray for more servings)
  7. Bake for 10-15 minutes 
  8. Place tray on a cooling rack and allow to cool completely before serving, if you remove them from the tray too soon they will not be able to hold together