The ketogenic diet is a modern nutrition marvel. This diet allows the human body to function in fat and protein while eliminating carbohydrates entirely. Ketosis describes a metabolic state where the liver produces ketones to replace glycogen for metabolic fuel. To enter a ketogenic state, all you need to do is abstain from eating any carbs.
After a few days, you’ll notice that your body loses a lot of water weight, and your energy levels are better than ever. Unfortunately, staying on a keto diet can be boing, as carbs bring excitement to our life. Therefore, we decided to give you a few recipe ideas for the ketogenic diet that taste great.
This recipe for kid-friendly peanut butter keto fat bombs make staying on keto easy, they provide a break from the diet and taste amazing. To get started, line a muffin pan with wax paper and set it aside. Mix the peanut butter, stevia, peanut flour, and vanilla in a medium-sized mixing bowl.
Peanuts are a healthy fat source that every kid enjoys, make sure you use organic, sugar-free peanut butter. Many store-bought varieties of peanut butter contain sugar and stabilizers that you want to avoid. Mix everything until you achieve an even consistency and then set the bowl aside. (1)
To make the chocolate layer, take a small saucepan and place it over low heat. Melt 10-ounces of dark chocolate with 5-tablespoons of coconut oil. Dark chocolate is an excellent source of polyphenol antioxidants that clear the body of free radicals, while the coconut oil gives the recipe a further boost of long-chain fatty acids that are essential for human health. (2)
When the chocolates melted and mixed with the coconut oil, pour it into the bottom of the muffin cups with around 2-tablespoons of the chocolate and place it in the freezer for a few minutes to set. Pull the tray out of the freezer and add 2-tablespoons of the peanut butter mix, and then cover it with another 2-tablespoons of the chocolate.
Place the tray back in the freezer and let everything set for another 5-minutes. That’s it; you’re done! Before you know it, you’ll be making another batch.