This simple list of things you can knock together with 2 to 4 ingredients and just a few minutes illustrates how easy keto snacking or cooking can be. Use this as a starting point and make up your own delicious combos.
Combine the sweetener and chile powder. Arrange bacon on a baking rack placed on a rimmed sheet pan. Rub spice mixture over both sides of bacon. Bake in a 400°F oven for 20 minutes or until crispy. Cool. Eat whole or crumble into small pieces.
2.ALMOND BUTTER FAT BOMBS
Fat: 1 cup almond butter, ½ cup coconut flour
Seasonings/Condiments: ½ tsp granulated Stevia
Stir together all ingredients. Cover the bowl and freeze for 20 minutes. Roll into 1½-inch balls. Place balls on a parchment-lined rimmed sheet pan. Freeze until firm, about 30 minutes. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
Spread 1 Tbsp of the cream cheese on each slice of ham. Place a pickle at one end of each slice of ham. Roll up. Cut each roll into 4 pieces.
5.CHOCOLATE–PEANUT BUTTER CHEESECAKE BOMBS
Eggs/Other Proteins: ¼ cup creamy peanut butter
Fat: 4 oz cream cheese (softened), ½ cup sugar-free chocolate chips (chopped)
Seasonings/Condiments: 2 Tbsp granulated Swerve
Stir together the cream cheese, peanut butter, and sweetener. Scoop into golf ball-sized balls. Roll in the chocolate chips. Arrange on a parchment-lined sheet pan and freeze for 2 hours or until solid. Store in an airtight container in the freezer.
Toss together the nuts, oil, salt, and curry powder until nuts are well-coated. Spread on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave on high for 15 seconds. Gently stir. Microwave for an additional 15 seconds or until nuts are golden but not burned. Allow to cool.
Arrange pepperoni slices on a parchment-lined sheet pan. Bake in a 400°F oven for 5 minutes. Sponge off excess oil with a paper towel. Bake for an additional 1 to 2 minutes. Allow to cool, about 5 minutes. Serve with marinara.
Seasonings/Condiments: ½ tsp chili powder, ¼ tsp garlic powder
Arrange prosciutto on a parchment-lined sheet pan. Bake in a 350°F oven until starting to crisp, 10 to 15 minutes. Stir together chili powder and garlic powder. Transfer prosciutto to a wire rack. Sprinkle chips with seasoning. Let cool until crisp.
Eggs/Other Proteins: 1 tsp powdered matcha
Fat: ¼ cup chia seeds, ¾ cup unsweetened almond milk, Whipped cream
Seasonings/Condiments: 2 tsp granulated Swerve
Stir together the chia seeds, matcha, almond milk, and sweetener. Divide between 2 serving dishes. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight. Top with whipped cream.
16.CAJUN-SPICED COTTAGE CHEESE DIP AND VEGGIES
Fat: ½ cup 4% milkfat cottage cheese
Seasonings/Condiments: ½ tsp Cajun Spice
Fruits/Vegetables/Herbs: Raw veggies for dipping (celery sticks, broccoli florets, cauliflower florets, cherry tomatoes, bell pepper strips)
Stir together the cottage cheese and Cajun spice. Serve with veggies.