If you thought all “fat bombs” were the same old things, think again.
These popsicle fat bombs are anything but.
They are creamy, fruity, and will hit the spot this summer.
What’s more, they will help you enter the Keto Zone, stay there, and meet your health goals. Here’s how to make Keto Zone Berry Popsicle Fat Bombs and why you should.
Place berries in a food processor and pulse a few times until in small chunks.
Process until completely combined and creamy.
Pour or spoon creamed mixture into 8 popsicle molds.
If you don’t have popsicle molds, you can use 16 ice cube cubes. Serves 8.
Nutrition Information (per 1 popsicle or 2 ice cubes): 209 calories, 20 gm fat, 4 gm net carbs (5 gm carbs, 1 gm fiber), 2 gm protein (>90% fat calories)
Although fruits are limited in the Keto Zone, small amounts of berries fit in. And, when you’re able, including berries is a smart choice. They offer a lot of unique nutrition and health benefits. These include:
To those new to eating in the Keto Zone, it may seem odd to add fat for improved health.
However, entering and staying in the Keto Zone requires that 75% or more calories come from fat (and very little comes from carbohydrates).
Fat bombs are a proven way to help you stay in the Keto Zone and obtain your goals. Here are 5 Ways they help:
When you eat a snack high in healthy fat, with little protein or carbohydrates, they signal our brains to tell us that we are full. In fact, in an individual food or meal, fats improve leptin and ghrelin balance to help us identify fullness vs. hunger.
On the whole, high-fat diets tend to suppress appetite. In studies, those eating a high-fat diet tend to eat less total calories and still report less hunger.
Healthy fats have a lot to offer nutritionally. When they replace carbohydrates, they:
Since fat bombs are typically over 85% fat, they can significantly increase fat intake in the entire diet to 75% or more calories from fat.
Most meals, even Keto Zone meals, also include protein and a few carbohydrates. Fat bombs can quickly tip the balance toward more fats.
It seems that most people either crave sweets or salt. Fortunately, fat bombs can be sweet or savory.
Fat Bombs are an easy addition to the Keto Zone diet, and their rich, delicious flavors can help you satisfy any craving.
Feeling satisfied definitely increases the longevity and success of Keto Zone eating.
Even those who eat more carbs can benefit from Fat Bombs as long as they replace carbohydrate snacks. If you eat moderate carbs, it will not help to simply add more fats. Instead, replace carbohydrate with healthy fats, and still reap many of the benefits listed above.
Our Keto Zone Berry Popsicle Fat Bombs are a wonderful high-fat treat for summer. Make a batch today and stay cool, and in the Keto Zone, all summer long.