Keto Chocolate Banana Muffins

Keto Chocolate Banana Muffins

keto chocolate banana muffins

KETO CHOCOLATE BANANA MUFFINS

I made these keto chocolate banana muffins in place of my childhood favourite “Quaker Double Chocolate Muffins”. These were the kind of muffins we only got to eat on special occasions like sleepovers and birthdays. My friends and I all LOVED waking up to these warm, fudgey, rich chocolate muffins. It was tradition.

But the best part was that my mom always added extra chocolate-chips and mashed banana to the original recipe.

This made them taste 1000x better in our opinion.

Thus, I wanted to make a keto muffin that was as similar as I possibly could. Continue reading “Keto Chocolate Banana Muffins”

Keto Almond Joy Cookies

Keto Almond Joy Cookies

KETO ALMOND JOY COOKIES

Were you a fan of Almond Joy bars as a kid? I mean with that delicious chocolate coating and the chewy sweet coconut centre…

Well, I sure was. I’ve always been a fan of anything almond and coconut.. actually one of my favourite low-carb protein bars is the Almond Coconut Built Bar (see my previous post for a full review of Built Bars!)

I’ve always loved almond croissants, coconut macaroons, coconut milk, almond milk… you name it.

That’s why when I considered the fact that ALMOND and COCONUT FLOUR are two of the most popular ingredients in keto baking… WHY HADN’T I THOUGHT OF AN ALMOND JOY COOKIE YET?

That’s where the idea for these babies came from. Continue reading “Keto Almond Joy Cookies”

Light and Fluffy Keto Pancakes

Hey guys! It’s been a minute since I’ve posted a good keto pancakes recipe..

Years ago I used to be OBSESSED with trying new low-carb/high protein pancakes every morning for breakfast.

I made double chocolate pancakes, cinnamon toast crunch pancakes, gingerbread pancakes, chocolate-chip pancakes…you name it.

But the ones I always come back to are the simple “traditional” pancakes with syrup.

You can’t really go wrong with the basics.

I’ve always been a “less is more” kind of person when it comes to toppings on my pancakes, french toast and waffles!

This recipe is a perfect representation of white I think a solid basic pancake recipe should be….but made to fit a keto diet of course.

These are great topped with butter and syrup (maybe even a few blueberries or chocolate-chips sprinkled in if you are feeling crazy).

Some Ingredients I want to Highlight:

Almond & Coconut Flour I use the Kirkland Costco brand of almond flour (I buy it in bulk on Amazon or at Costco itself occasionally) and this brand of coconut flour for this recipe. As I’ve noted in many of my past recipes, the brand of almond and coconut flour can affect the final outcome of the recipe because absorbency can vary depending on how the flour has been processed.

– Powdered Monkfruit Erythritol Sweetener  –   I use the SoNourished brand for both granular and powdered sweetener and love it! The powdered is the best option for no-bake goods and desserts where you want a very smooth final product. I used the powdered in this recipe as sometimes the granular can remain a tad “crunchy” in very soft cookie recipes.

Xanthan gum This is used to create a batter more similar to that of white flour. It helps give the pancakes a lighter texture

– Unflavoured protein powder – I just get mine from bulk barn but you can also purchase some here!

-If using chocolate-chips, I highly reccomend the Krisda chocolate-chips as they are just 2 NET carbs per tbsp.. but you can also use dark chocolate or lily’s chocolate-chips.

-Syrup – I used this one Grove Farms Syrup

Tools I Used To Make Keto Pancakes:

My non-stick pan

Low Carb Substitution Guide – This is totally optional but if you like my recipes, I now have a $5 guide available with all of the substitutions I use to create every recipe on my site. You can use this to convert old traditional recipes and create new keto recipes! You can purchase it here and/or read more if you are interested. 🙂 I appreciate your support so much guys!

– Nutritional Food Scale – AKA my best friend. This little buddy has been with me for over 4 years and never fails. Perfect measurements and only needs the batteries replaced maybe once a year!

Keto Pancakes Cooking Tips:

-Turn down the heat if you find your pancakes browning too fast without the middle cooking through..slow cooking is best!

-Add a little butter or oil between each pancake pancake to prevent sticking.

-Heat a plate in the microwave for about 40s and keep the door shut. Use this to put your pancakes on to keep them warm while the remaining pancake batter is cooking!

Light and Fluffy Keto Pancakes

Serves: 1

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp almond flour (14g)
  • 2 tbsp unflavoured protein powder (~10g)
  • 1 tbsp coconut flour (8g)
  • 1/2 tbsp granulated or powdered monkfruit/erythritol blend
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/16 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tbsp salted butter or coconut oil, melted
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tbsp Silk Unsweetened Coconut Milk (or almond milk or cream of any %)
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of cinnamon (optional)
  • Butter or coconut oil for frying
  • Chocolate-chips, blueberries, syrup, butter etc. for topping

Directions:

  1. Heat a non-stick frying pan over low-medium heat.
  2. In a bowl, combine all of your dry ingredients.
  3. Add the wet ingredients and stir until the egg is mixed in and the batter is relatively smooth.
  4. Melt a bit of butter in your warmed pan then using a spatula, pour out roughly 1/3 of the batter.
  5. Cook the pancake for 2-4min or until bubbles start to show through and the under-side is lightly browned.
  6. Flip and cook the other side of the pancake for about ~1min before removing and placing on a warmed plate.
  7. Repeat for the remaining batter to get three delicious pancakes.. top how you’d like and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts (for entire recipe/1 serving):  249 calories | 19.6g Fat | 3g NET carbs | 20g protein

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Light and Fluffy Keto Pancakes

Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: breakfast, keto pancakes
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 287kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Heat a non-stick frying pan over low-medium heat.
  • In a bowl, combine all of your dry ingredients.
  • Add the wet ingredients and stir until the egg is mixed in and the batter is relatively smooth.
  • Melt a bit of butter in your warmed pan then using a spatula, pour out roughly 1/3 of the batter.
  • Cook the pancake for 2-4min or until bubbles start to show through and the under-side is lightly browned.
  • Flip and cook the other side of the pancake for about ~1min before removing and placing on a warmed plate.
  • Repeat for the remaining batter to get three delicious pancakes.. top how you'd like and enjoy!

Notes

  • 3g NET carbs for the entire recipe
  • Turn down the heat if you find your pancakes browning too fast without the middle cooking through..slow cooking is best!
  • Add a little butter or oil between each pancake pancake to prevent sticking.
  • Heat a plate in the microwave for about 40s and keep the door shut. Use this to put your pancakes on to keep them warm while the remaining pancake batter is cooking!

     

Nutrition

Serving: 3pancakes | Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 19.6g | Sugar: 1.4g
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Keto Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

Keto Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

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These chocolate macadamia nut cookies are everything you’ve ever dreamed about.

Have you had Subway cookies? ..or bakery style cookies? Because that’s basically these but keto-fied.

They are soft and chewy in the middle but also slightly crisp just at the very edges.

Did I mention they are also huge and only 3.5 NET carbs for one large cookie?

Perfection. Continue reading “Keto Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies”

Keto Yeast Risen Donuts

Keto Yeast Risen Donuts

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Alright guys, one of the original recipes that put my blog on the map was my “Amazing 10 Min Keto Cinnamon Sugar Donuts“.

They were the perfect breakfast treat when in a pinch.

While these Keto Yeast Risen Donuts today may not take just 10 minutes to make, I think they make my 8 min donuts look like old news.

Continue reading “Keto Yeast Risen Donuts”

Keto Pizza Bites

Keto Pizza Bites

KETO PIZZA BITES

Let’s get this straight…

Pizza Bites are the epitome of party food, alright.

Every Christmas Eve my family eats mini appetizers for dinner and pizza bites are always included.

They’re cheesy, bready (I’m making this a word) and super addicting.

They aren’t very complicated…they’re just crust and toppings so I thought, why couldn’t you make a keto version?

And lo and behold YOU CAN! Continue reading “Keto Pizza Bites”

Keto Christmas Bark

Keto Christmas Bark

Keto Christmas Bark

I did Keto Christmas Chocolates…Now we’re doing Keto Christmas Bark.

I’m not sure if it’s just me but I love Christmas just for the excuse that I get to use excessive amounts of sprinkles and food colouring.

This bark is no exception.

It’s easy to make…more importantly FUN to make because you can get as creative as you want with the toppings.

It’s a perfect recipe to make with kids and a great way to get everyone in the holiday spirit! Continue reading “Keto Christmas Bark”

Quick Keto Pizza Crust

Quick Keto Pizza Crust

QUICK AND EASY KETO PIZZA CRUST

Quick Keto Pizza Crust!! The most convenient little creation.

I’m going to be straight-up real with you guys.

I inhaled the entire pizza.

In like 5 minutes.

Alone.

For breakfast.

Yup.

It’s good, okay.

Also, you know what? I was capable of making it without snacking the entire time during because this recipe is quick and easy and perfect for those times you come home ravenous and MUST EAT NOW. 

If I haven’t convinced you to make this yet just know this… It’s not another fathead dough recipe. I repeat NOT FATHEAD DOUGH. If you like me never quite understood the hype around fathead dough…then look no further. This lovely alternative is for you. Continue reading “Quick Keto Pizza Crust”