Some desserts are just too good to let go.
Lemon curd is one such dessert.
It’s the perfect balance of sweet and tart and goes great as a stand-alone dessert, a Keto Zone Waffle topping, a yogurt topping, and more.
If you thought you had to give up delicious treats like lemon curd on Keto Zone, you thought wrong! Here’s our easy, delicious Keto Zone Lemon Curd with Coconut Whipped Cream. You’ll want to make this today and share it with family and friends!
Lemon Curd can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 week and also freezes very well. Thaw in the refrigerator, and use within 1 week of thawing.
Can also be made with limes juice and peel, or orange juice and peel.
Serve Lemon Curd in cup or bowl with a dollop of cream on top.
Nutrition information (1/2 cup curd + 1/4 cup cream): 222 calories, 20 gm carbs, 4 gm net carbs, 7 gm protein
The best part about Keto Zone snacks and desserts?
You can have your dessert and eat it, too. In fact, when you take away the carbs and sugars and use real-foods and healthy fats, you end up with snacks and desserts that are good for you.
In fact, our Keto Zone Lemon Curd has many health benefits. These include:
Eggs give us a “gold-standard” protein in albumin. This means albumin is highly absorbable and useful to the body.
In addition, eggs contain leucine. Leucine specifically helps prevent muscle breakdown while promoting lean tissue protein synthesis.
Eggs also provide vitamins and 0minerals such as choline, Vitamins A, D, E, and K, phosphorus, calcium, iron, iodine, selenium, and zinc. These nutrients are beneficial throughout the body, including in the brain and eyes (1).
Lemons are great for the body. They provide:
In Keto Zone Lemon Curd, the lemon juice provides the delicious, bright flavor, just the right amount of tartness, and all these great health benefits.
Organic coconut oil is made up of medium chain triglycerides (MCTs). These special saturated fats are quickly digested and metabolized like carbs, bypassing the normally slow, bile-dependant digestive path of most fats.
What’s more, they are used directly by the energy powerhouses of the cell, the mitochondria, and offer more than twice the calories (energy) of carbohydrates per gram.
But the benefits of coconut oil and cream go beyond energy.
Most everyone is born with an affinity for sweets.
Unfortunately, too much sugar and refined carbs in the diet has wreaked havoc on our health as a society.
With a bit of creativity, you can use Keto Zone recipes to satisfy the desire for some sweets, without the sugar.
Erythritol is a great sugar alcohol, that provides a great sweet taste with zero carbs.
If you love lemon desserts and snacks, you’ll love Keto Zone Lemon Curd with Coconut Whipped Cream. Not only is it low-carb, but it’s also satisfying and packed with nutrients that benefit health.