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Fruit No-Grain Bars

Fruit No-Grain Bars

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Desserts
Keyword: Amanda Balle, Vanilla
Keto Chow Flavor: Vanilla
Recipe Creator: Amanda Balle
Servings: 6
Calories: 147kcal
Author: Amanda

Ingredients

Substitute for Sugar Free Jam

  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup fruit
  • 1 tbsp granular sweetner
  • 1/2 tsp xanthan gum

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a small saucepan, add butter, water, sweetener, vanilla, and oatmeal flavor and start cooking on medium heat. Stir intermittently until it boils.
  • While that’s heating, in a separate bowl,  add together the keto chow, almond flour, and baking powder and mix together well with a fork making sure there are no clumps.
  • Once the butter sweet liquid mixture is boiling remove from heat and add in the dry mixture and stir together until well combined. It should form into a ball. Let cool for five minutes and then add the egg. Beat mixture until the egg is completely incorporated.
  • Add batter to a piping bag with a wide, flat tip. Add jelly to a piping bag.
  • Prepare 8x4 pan with parchment paper leaving flaps on two sides for easy removal. Pipe in half of batter in the bottom of the pan. Pipe in jam. Pipe in the rest of the batter on top. Bake on 350 for 25-30 minutes, until golden brown. Once cooled, slice into 5.

SUBSTITUE FOR SUGAR FREE JAM

  • Heat water, fruit and sweetener to boiling. Remove from heat and cook. Blend until smooth. You can strain seeds if desired. Add xanthan gum and blend again until thick.

Notes

Keto Chow used blackberries for the sugar free jam substitute. 
Instead of a bread pan, a silicone mini loaf pan was used, each slot lined with tin foil and then greased well. This will create a more cooked bottom. 
You can also line a bread pan with foil and grease that vs the parchment paper.
Nutrition Facts
Fruit No-Grain Bars
Amount Per Serving (1 bar)
Calories 147 Calories from Fat 103
% Daily Value*
Fat 11.4g18%
Saturated Fat 3.6g23%
Trans Fat 0.2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.67g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.31g
Cholesterol 53.1mg18%
Sodium 282.9mg12%
Potassium 413.03mg12%
Carbohydrates 8.7g3%
Fiber 2.4g10%
Sugar 0.8g1%
Protein 8.8g18%
Vitamin A 194.34IU4%
Calcium 225.74mg23%
Iron 0.94mg5%
Sugar Alcohol 4.83g
Net Carbs 1.51g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition

Serving: 1bar | Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 8.7g | Protein: 8.8g | Fat: 11.4g | Saturated Fat: 3.6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.67g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5.31g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 53.1mg | Sodium: 282.9mg | Potassium: 413.03mg | Fiber: 2.4g | Sugar: 0.8g | Vitamin A: 194.34IU | Calcium: 225.74mg | Iron: 0.94mg | Sugar Alcohol: 4.83g | Net Carbs: 1.51g

Photography by Sarah DeYoung

By |2020-09-07T01:25:21-06:00September 7th, 2020|Categories: Keto Chow Recipes, Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Meringue Cookies

Featured with the No Cook Lemon Custard 

Meringue Cookies

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Desserts
Keyword: Amanda Balle
Recipe Creator: Amanda Balle
Servings: 10 cookies
Calories: 3.5kcal
Author: Amanda

Ingredients

  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1/3 cup confections erythritol

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 300 degrees.
  • Using an electric/stand mixer, beat egg whites on high speed until stiff peaks. Add in erythritol a little at a time while still whipping
  • Spoon onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and make a little indent in the middle of each one. Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Let cool, they will harden as they cool. Use a metal knife or spatula under each one to remove from paper, be careful they are fragile.
  • You can store these at room temperature with a towel over them until you are ready to add the custard.
  • Keep the custard refrigerated until you are ready to eat cookies and pipe custard into each meringue cookie. Can also top with whipped cream if desired. 

Notes

****any little bit of yolk will keep your whites from getting to stiff peaks so be careful separating eggs. 
Nutrition Facts
Meringue Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 3.5
% Daily Value*
Sodium 11.1mg0%
Potassium 10.89mg0%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Protein 0.7g1%
Calcium 0.47mg0%
Iron 0.01mg0%
Sugar Alcohol 7.92g
Net Carbs 0.05g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 3.5kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 0.7g | Sodium: 11.1mg | Potassium: 10.89mg | Calcium: 0.47mg | Iron: 0.01mg | Sugar Alcohol: 7.92g | Net Carbs: 0.05g

Photos by Sarah DeYoung

By |2020-07-01T00:36:31-06:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: Keto Chow Recipes, Recipes|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

 

Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Prep Time1 hr 45 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time2 hrs
Course: Desserts
Keyword: Amanda Balle, Cookies and Cream
Keto Chow Flavor: Cookies and Cream
Recipe Creator: Amanda Balle
Servings: 16 cookies
Calories: 157.6kcal
Author: Amanda Balle

Ingredients

Cookie Ingredients

Cream Filling Ingredients

Instructions

The Cookies

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cream together butter and sweetener.  Add egg and mix thoroughly.
  • Mix in the the black cocoa, baking powder, and Keto Chow, mixing very slow at first so as not to make a mess.
  • With a silicone spatula, scoop all the batter onto parchment paper and make a uniform shape with your hands; dough will be thick and sticky. Put parchment on top and roll out until it’s about 1/16 inch thick everywhere.
  • Leave parchment on top and chill in fridge for at least 1 hour, but preferably longer. The longer you chill it, the easier it will be to cut out.
  • Right out of the fridge, take off the top parchment paper and use a 2-inch round cutter and cut as many circle cookies as close together as you can. Place each cookie on parchment paper on a sheet pan. These do not spread much so you can put them close together if needed.
  • Work with dough right after taking it from the fridge otherwise it will start to stick. If dough sticks too much, cut all the circles and place dough in freezer for 20-30 minutes and then it should come off the parchment much easier. Please note that the dough will be too sticky if it is not chilled properly.
  • With the remaining dough, push into the cutter to create remaining cookies as best you can or you could make into cookie crumbles.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Add 2-5 minutes for high altitude. The cookie will firm as they cool.

The Filling

  • Cream together all ingredients. For double stuff style cookies, double the filling!
  • Pipe a circle of filling right in the middle of the cookie and leave room around the edge. Press another cookie on top.
  • Let the cookies set in the fridge for at least 30 minutes. You don't have to do this but it sets the frosting so it doesn't all smoosh out when you bite it.

Notes

The thicker the cookie, the more time is needed to bake. For higher altitude, add 2-5 minutes for bake time.
Yield may vary.
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 Cookie)
Calories 157.6 Calories from Fat 140
% Daily Value*
Fat 15.5g24%
Saturated Fat 9.5g59%
Trans Fat 0.5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.47g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.44g
Cholesterol 41.9mg14%
Sodium 80.4mg3%
Potassium 106.48mg3%
Carbohydrates 9.4g3%
Fiber 1.49g6%
Sugar 0.15g0%
Protein 2.9g6%
Vitamin A 368.85IU7%
Calcium 64.65mg6%
Iron 0.17mg1%
Sugar Alcohol 7.09g
Net Carbs 0.78g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Cookie | Calories: 157.6kcal | Carbohydrates: 9.4g | Protein: 2.9g | Fat: 15.5g | Saturated Fat: 9.5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.47g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3.44g | Trans Fat: 0.5g | Cholesterol: 41.9mg | Sodium: 80.4mg | Potassium: 106.48mg | Fiber: 1.49g | Sugar: 0.15g | Vitamin A: 368.85IU | Calcium: 64.65mg | Iron: 0.17mg | Sugar Alcohol: 7.09g | Net Carbs: 0.78g

Photos by Sarah DeYoung Photography

Strawberry Cake or Cupcakes

 

Strawberry Cake or Cupcakes

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Desserts
Keyword: Amanda Balle, Strawberry
Keto Chow Flavor: Strawberry
Recipe Creator: Amanda Balle
Servings: 12
Calories: 229.4kcal
Author: Amanda

Ingredients

STRAWBERRY CAKE

STRAWBERRY CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • With an electric mixer, cream together all cake ingredients on medium speed for about 2-4 minutes until creamy and well combined. 
  • Add batter to a standard cupcake tin with papers or well greased pan. You can also use a 10-inch round cake pan that has been lined with parchment and greased.
  • For cupcakes, bake for 25 minutes. For round cake pan, bake for 30 minutes. Let cake or cupcakes cool completely before frosting. 
  • While your cake is baking, you can prepare the frosting. Add together all ingredients and mix on low. After 30 seconds, once there is no loose powder, whip on high for one minute, scrape sides and then whip another minute. 
  • Frost cakes as desired.

Notes

Mini cupcakes yield approx 45 pieces.
In the Keto Chow photos, we used the optional red food coloring.
Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Cake or Cupcakes
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 229.4 Calories from Fat 181
% Daily Value*
Fat 20.1g31%
Saturated Fat 10.6g66%
Trans Fat 0.6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.42g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.47g
Cholesterol 104.9mg35%
Sodium 392.1mg17%
Potassium 459.73mg13%
Carbohydrates 13.6g5%
Fiber 1.9g8%
Sugar 1.3g1%
Protein 10.2g20%
Vitamin A 616.1IU12%
Vitamin C 32.64mg40%
Calcium 272.62mg27%
Iron 0.89mg5%
Sugar Alcohol 9.74g
Net Carbs 2.03g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 229.4kcal | Carbohydrates: 13.6g | Protein: 10.2g | Fat: 20.1g | Saturated Fat: 10.6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.42g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6.47g | Trans Fat: 0.6g | Cholesterol: 104.9mg | Sodium: 392.1mg | Potassium: 459.73mg | Fiber: 1.9g | Sugar: 1.3g | Vitamin A: 616.1IU | Vitamin C: 32.64mg | Calcium: 272.62mg | Iron: 0.89mg | Sugar Alcohol: 9.74g | Net Carbs: 2.03g

Photos by Sarah DeYoung Photography

Orange Chocolate Fudge

Orange Chocolate Fudge

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Desserts
Keyword: Amanda Balle, Orange Cream
Keto Chow Flavor: Orange Cream
Recipe Creator: Amanda Balle
Servings: 16
Calories: 127.9kcal
Author: Amanda

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Line an 8x8 pan with foil and set aside.
  • Over medium heat, whisk together heavy cream, swerve, Orange Cream, and butter. Whisk continuously until it boils. This takes about 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add the chocolate chips. Mix together (wooden spoon works best) for about 1 minute.
  • Add to prepared pan and place in fridge overnight. Remove from pan and remove foil and cut with a sharp knife.
  • This keeps at room temperature or in the fridge. For a softer fudge, keep at room temperature; refrigerate for a harder fudge. Keep in a sealed container.
Nutrition Facts
Orange Chocolate Fudge
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 127.9 Calories from Fat 100
% Daily Value*
Fat 11.1g17%
Saturated Fat 7.2g45%
Trans Fat 0.2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.29g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.73g
Cholesterol 21.4mg7%
Sodium 69.3mg3%
Potassium 177.08mg5%
Carbohydrates 13.6g5%
Fiber 5.17g22%
Sugar 0.47g1%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 275.55IU6%
Vitamin C 7.59mg9%
Calcium 66.13mg7%
Iron 0.44mg2%
Sugar Alcohol 6.59g
Net Carbs 1.4g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 127.9kcal | Carbohydrates: 13.6g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11.1g | Saturated Fat: 7.2g |