Looking for a delicious summer dessert that is keto approved?
Then You have to make these quick Keto coconut bars. Both healthy and keto approved, these bars are a Perfect for on-the-go or a bring to work snack and only use a handful of ingredients and contain no refined sugar.
Simple, healthy and delicious!
Keto Coconut Bars are one of my favorite low carb desserts because sometimes It can be hard to find a dessert that is good for you and can satisfy that sweet craving. With coconut bars, I can have both. I can stay on track and have my dessert.
Can you eat Coconut flakes on keto?
Unsweetened coconut flakes are a great source of healthy fat while on keto. It is shown to improve lipid levels and will lower triglyceride and LDL levels. Not only this but Coconut flakes are also high in fiber and lower the risk of diabetes and lower blood sugar as well.
Are there any side effects of Monk fruit?
Monk Fruit is a very popular sweetener when making keto friendly desserts. Monk Fruit is a small green fruit that has been used for centuries. Originally grown by Buddhist monks, it is also called luo han guo. Easily found in most stores now, monk fruit is a delicious zero calorie, zero carb sweetener.
The great thing about using Monk fruit is there aren’t any known side effects. It is considered safe for everyone, even pregnant women and children.
Use of Nut butter and what’s the best nut butter on keto ?
When on keto, peanut butter is a no. You shouldn’t be eating it when trying to stay on keto, but that doesn’t mean you are out of luck when it comes to nut butters. There are options. Almond butter, cashew butter, and even sunflower seed butter are options that you can use in place of peanut butter. There is even a vanilla bean butter that can work.
When it comes to which one you like to use, it comes down to taste and price. There are a lot of ways to buy nut butter. I prefer to buy my almond butter or other nut butters on Amazon. In this way you can get the best price for your favorite nut butter.
- 2 ½ cups shredded coconut
- 1 tbsp coconut oil
- ½ cup almond butter, or favorite nut butter (sugar-free)
- 1 tbsp monk fruit, or other keto-friendly sticky sweetener
- 1 cup dark chocolate chips
- Add shredded coconut, coconut oil, almond butter and sweetener to a food processor and process until coconut easily sticks together with pressed with your fingers.
- Line a baking dish with wax paper or parchment paper and pour in your coconut. Press down to compact it in an even layer.
- Next, melt dark chocolate either in the microwave or double boiler and pour chocolate on top.
- Place in the freezer for 20 minutes until hardened. Cut into squares and serve!
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 6 people
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 510Total Fat: 37gSaturated Fat: 19gUnsaturated Fat: 16gCarbohydrates: 4.1gFiber: 8gProtein: 8g