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Keto Treats: 'Fat Bombs'

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Fueling Ketosis with 'Fat Bombs'

In the realm of the ketogenic lifestyle, "fat bombs" are small, flavorful treats designed to be high in healthy fats, low in carbohydrates, and moderate in protein. They serve as a handy tool in maintaining ketosis, the metabolic state where the body predominantly burns fat for fuel instead of carbohydrates.

What Are Fat Bombs?

Fat bombs are essentially bite-sized snacks or desserts crafted from a combination of healthy fats like coconut oil, butter, nut butter, or cream cheese, often flavored with cocoa, vanilla, or other keto-friendly ingredients and non-glycemic sweeteners such as monkfruit or stevia. They're typically low in carbs, making them an ideal indulgence for those following a ketogenic diet. 

Supporting Ketosis: The Role of Fat Bombs

The ketogenic diet operates on the principle of reducing carbohydrate intake, increasing fat and protein to encourage the body to turn to fat for energy production.

"Fat bombs" can play a pivotal role in this process by offering treats that supply a concentrated source of healthy fats while keeping carbohydrate levels minimal, and offering a fun treat to replace their sugar-laden counterparts! 

By incorporating "fat bombs" into your diet, you provide your body with a fun, tasty, satiating, readily available source of fat-derived energy that helps in several ways:

  1. Satiety:Fat bombs are rich and satiating, curbing cravings and helping you feel full for longer periods, thus aiding in portion control and reducing overall calorie intake.
  2. Stabilizing Blood Sugar:Their low-carb nature helps prevent spikes in blood sugar levels, contributing to more consistent energy levels and greater sharpness of mind throughout the day.
  3. Sustaining Ketosis:The high-fat content of these treats helps the body stay in the fat-burning state of ketosis. Consuming fat bombs ensures a steady supply of fats, promoting ketone production and supporting the body's metabolic adaptation to burning fat efficiently for energy.

By incorporating these delectable "fat bombs" into your routine, you not only indulge your taste buds but also assist your body in its journey towards sustained ketosis, making it easier to reach your health and wellness goals on the ketogenic path.

"Fat bombs" are fantastic keto treats packed with healthy fats and low in carbs. Here are a few delicious fat bomb recipes for you:

1. Chocolate Peanut Butter Fat Bombs


  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2-3 tablespoons powdered erythritol or other non-glycemic sweetener of choice (if pure Monkfruit or Stevia is use a smaller amount of drops or powder like 1/2-1 teaspoon)
  • A pinch of salt (optional)


  1. Melt coconut oil in a microwave-safe bowl.
  2. Stir in cocoa powder, peanut butter, non-glycemic sweetener, and salt until well combined.
  3. Pour the mixture into silicone molds or glass pan (to cut later).
  4. Freeze for about 30 minutes or until set.
  5. Remove from molds and store in the fridge. 

2. Lemon Cheesecake Fat Bombs


  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup coconut oil, melted
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 2-3 tablespoons powdered erythritol or non-glycemic sweetener of choice


  1. In a bowl, mix together softened cream cheese and melted coconut oil until smooth.
  2. Add lemon zest, lemon juice, and non-glycemic sweetener. Mix well.
  3. Spoon the mixture into silicone molds or a glass pan, or roll into balls
  4. Freeze for 1-2 hours or until firm.
  5. Store in the fridge.

3. Almond Butter Fat Bombs


  • ½ cup almond butter
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 tablespoons powdered erythritol or non-glycemic  sweetener of choice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. In a bowl, mix together almond butter, coconut oil, shredded coconut, non-glycemic sweetener, and vanilla extract until well combined.
  2. Spoon the mixture into silicone molds or an ice cube tray or roll into balls.
  3. Freeze for about 30 minutes or until set.
  4. Store in the fridge.

These "fat bombs" are not only delicious but also fabulous for satisfying cravings while keeping you in ketosis. Feel free to adjust the sweetness or flavors to suit your taste!

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