Whether you are looking for something sweet to satisfy a craving, need a snack to tide you over to your next meal, or are having trouble meeting your fat macros on keto, having a few fat bombs on hand can get you through in a pinch. Fat bombs are a great way to pack in the goodness of an extra dose of filling fat with minimal carbs.
What kind of fat bomb recipes can you whip up with the ingredients you have on hand?
The good news is that fat bombs are typically made fats that you likely have in your kitchen already, like coconut oil and full-fat dairy products like cream cheese. All of the fat bombs you will find in this roundup are high in fats, low in carbs, and full of flavor. Deciding what fat bomb recipe to try first is the hardest part!
Fat Bomb Recipes With Less Than 2 Grams Net Carbs
While they pack in a powerful punch for those who want an extra hit of fat in their diet to quell their hunger, you can easily find fat bombs that are low in carbs. In fact, we have an entire section dedicated to recipes that contain 2 grams of net carbs or less.
Whether you want something with a fruit flavor or chocolate goodness, there are tons of recipes available. Some even have just a little over one gram of net carbs so you can can have several without getting pushed out of ketosis.
Super-low carb fat bomb recipes are great recipes to keep on hand at all times. If you have something to snack on between meals, you are less likely to deviate from your keto diet because you will feel full and satisfied. It takes just a few minutes to whip up a batch and you’ll have them for the next few days.
Fat Bombs Recipes With Less Than 3 Grams Net Carbs
If you have a little more wiggle room in your keto diet for some extra carbs, you won’t want to miss some of these recipes. They feel a little indulgent and some even pack in some protein that can also help you feel more satisfied between meals.
From peanut butter to cheesecake, these recipes have incredible flavor. You’ll want to mix up a few batches of these recipes. Some even come in great seasonal flavors, like pumpkin, which pairs well with a cup of keto butter coffee.
It might feel like a little bit of a stretch to justify spending four of your net carbs per day on a small snack like these fat bombs, but the taste is worth it. Not only does it provide you with a healthy dose of fat, but you also get a little sweet and salty action going on.
With only four ingredients to whip up a single batch of six, these Salted Peanut Butter Fat Bombs (4 grams net carbs) will leave you feeling satisfied.
Better yet, they take just 15 minutes of prep time before you have to let them set and enjoy! This recipe proves that it is easier than ever to stick to the macros of your diet without having to spend countless hours in the kitchen and come away with food you may not even enjoy. Since they have slightly more carbs than some of our other recipes, these fat bombs also make a satisfying keto dessert. Enjoy with a cup of decaf espresso.
Finding Fat Bombs to Supplement Your Keto Diet
Fat bombs are a staple for most keto dieters because they are a quick and easy snack that helps to achieve the high fat intake that keeps their fat-adapted body moving in ketosis. Because keto means burning fat instead of burning carbs for energy, it requires a higher intake of fat to keep you satisfied and cut back on hunger pangs.
With a few of these fat bombs on hand, you will have plenty of keto-approved options to get your hunger under control and maybe even satisfy your sweet tooth!
Ashley Simpson is a freelance writer dedicated to helping people improve their
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components to a healthy lifestyle and experiments with both. When she isn't
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