Sticking to a keto diet is difficult and can sometimes make you feel deprived. If you have a major sweet tooth, turning down that slice of cheesecake at dinner feels like torture. However, being on a keto diet doesn’t mean you have to miss out indulging in your favorite sweets. Here is a list of some of the keto friendly desserts that will satisfy your sweet tooth.
Who doesn’t love a rich and decadent cheesecake? Made with cream cheese, butter, and natural sweetener, this creamy piece of heaven has only 2.5g of carbs and 31g of fat. Feel free to add some sliced strawberries or blueberries if you wish. One bite will make you forget that you’re on a keto diet.
Chocolate Strawberry Cubes
Chocolate and strawberries are a classic dessert idea that is delicious and easy. All you need is coconut oil, melted chocolate, and fresh strawberries. To create this dessert, pour the mixture of melted chocolate and coconut oil into an ice cube tray. Then, add whole strawberries with the stem facing upward. It’s a simple keto-friendly way to get your sugar fix while.
This lemony goodness is different than your average pudding. It is prepared like a regular pudding but sweetened with the natural sweetener Truvia. The best thing about this dish is that it takes only 10 minutes to prepare, making it a quick and delicious dessert.
No Bake Coconut Cookies
We all have felt the guilt of eating a whole sleeve of Samoa Girl Scout cookies. Now, you can get the same coconut goodness without the guilt with these no-bake coconut cookies. Requiring only 3 ingredients these cookies are low carb and contain no sugar, flour, or grains. They’re almost too good to be true.
Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies
This is another spin on a classic cookie. Since it’s flourless, how do you make these? They are made with peanut butter, powdered sweetener, an egg, butter, and vanilla extract–you can’t get any simpler than that. One of these peanut butter cookies contains only 5g of net carbs and 8g of protein, making them the perfect afternoon snack.
Yes, your prayers for a keto-friendly Nutella have been answered. Why go out to the grocery store, when you can make your own at home? All you need to do is whip up a couple of ingredients in a food processor and you’ve got yourself a substitute for your favorite hazelnut spread. Spread over whole wheat toast or eat it by the spoonful.
Low Carb Hot Chocolate Ice Cream
You’re probably wondering how ice cream can be low carb. Well, all you need is cocoa powder, granulated sweetener, chocolate protein powder, chilled coconut milk. To make this dessert even more divine, drizzle on some sugar-free chocolate syrup and sprinkle on a couple of marshmallows. Follow this recipe and enjoy the most decadent guilt-free chocolate dessert.
Just because you’re cutting out sugar doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a light and airy chocolate mousse. To make this, all you will need is heavy whipping cream, unsalted butter, cream cheese, cocoa powder, and stevia. This one is especially airy considering that it has only 3g of carbs.
Cocoa Butter Blondies
I know your mouth is watering from just reading the title. For these low carb blondies, white chocolate is substituted with cocoa butter making them only 83 calories. However, the best thing about these is that one serving contains only 0.6g. So that means it’s totally acceptable to eat more than one, right?
Chocolate Coconut Raspberry Slice
If you want to get a little fancy, try these low carb coconut raspberry slices. Channel your inner pastry chef, by crafting layers of coconut, sweet raspberry, and dark chocolate. With each layer being delicately stacked on a crispy cookie base, one bite will make you feel indulgent.
Mint Chocolate Pudding
Put a little twist on the everyone’s favorite chocolate pudding with this homemade keto mint chocolate pudding recipe. This chocolatey and minty dessert only has 4.2g of carbs and 1g of sugar. If you want, you can spruce it up with a scoop of sugar-free whipped cream and low carb chocolate chips.
Peanut Butter Cup Bites
Being on a keto diet doesn’t mean that you have to give up Reese’s peanut butter cups. Unlike the traditional treat, these are made using 85% dark chocolate, coconut oil, and all natural peanut butter. These keto peanut butter cups are close to the real thing. Go ahead and satisfy your sweet tooth without the extra sugar.