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Tag Archives: coconut

Lime & Coconut Bars

Posted on July 31, 2015 by

lime and coconut barsIngredients
¾ cup coconut flour
¼ cup almond flour
1 and ¼ cup Splenda sugar substitute
¼ tsp sea salt
¼ cup coconut oil, room temperature
4 eggs
½ cup lime juice
2 Tbls lime zest
¼ cup unsweetened coconut flakes

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Spray 8×8 or 7×9 baking dish lightly with cooking spray.
3. Line with parchment paper, leaving ends to hang over the edge on 2 sides.
4. Whisk coconut and almond flours together. Add salt and ¼ sugar substitute and stir to blend.
5. Cut in coconut oil until well blended. Press into bottom of baking dish. Press down with back of spoon to smooth.
6. Bake for 10 minutes.
7. Beat together eggs, lime juice, 1 Tbls lime zest and remaining 1 cup sugar substitute.
8. Pour gently over crust and sprinkle top with coconut flakes.
9. Sprinkle with remaining lime zest and bake for 12-15 minutes or until center is set.
10. Allow to cool for 10 minutes. Run spatula around edge of dish and lift parchment gently to remove bars from baking dish and place onto cutting board.
11. Slice into bars and enjoy!
12. Keep refrigerated.

Makes 16 servings.

Nutrition Facts:
Calories 100
Total Fat 7.2g
Total Carbohydrates 5.7g
Dietary Fiber 2.5g
Protein 3.5g

Print recipe: Lime and coconut bars

Blueberry Coconut Parfaits

Posted on March 28, 2014 by

Blueberry Coconut Parfaits

Blueberry Coconut Parfaits

A cool & creamy snack~

 

Ingredients

1 cup plain low-fat yogurt

1 Tbls bulk sugar substitute

1 tsp fresh lemon juice

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 ½ cup blueberries

2 Tbls unsweetened shredded coconut

 

 

Directions

  1. Whisk together yogurt, sugar substitute, lemon juice and vanilla.
  2. Divide blueberries between 4 parfait glasses and top each with equal amounts of the yogurt mixture.
  3. Sprinkle each with coconut and top with single blueberry. Serve garnished with mint leaves.

 

Note: By using Greek yogurt, you increase the protein!

Makes 4 servings

 

Nutrition Facts:

Calories 90

Total Fat 3g

Effective Carbohydrates 11g

Dietary Fiber 1.5g

Protein 4g

 

From The Good Carb Chef

Print Recipe: Blueberry Coconut Parfaits