If you’ve just started the keto diet, first of all well done! Cutting carbs out of your life is no small feat, especially when they make up most of our favorite snacks and sweet treats.
Many people think that when you follow a ketogenic or low carb diet, that you have to give up all of your favorite foods, mainly dessert items.
But, this simply isn’t the case. There are tons of healthy keto desserts out there that are designed to satisfy all of your sugar based cravings.
Below, we’ve compiled a list of what we believe to be some of the very best, healthy, keto friendly dessert recipies out there.
Most of these use erythritol or some other sweetener as a substitute for sugar, so you can keep your blood sugar in check.
As well as this, many of the recipies are packed full of healthy proteins, so you can even indulge in these delicious desserts before a heavy gym session.
To find some inspiration today, simply keep reading, as we take a closer look below.
1. Keto Chocolate Mousse
If you’re on the hunt for a delicious dessert that’s completely sugar free, and contains all of the delicous chocolatey flavors of a chocolate mousse, then we’d recommend that you take a closer look at this recipe.
This recipe is incredibly light and flavorful, making it the perfect treat for when you’re craving a sweet snack.
The best thing about this recipe is that it only calls for a total of 4 ingredients, so you can have it ready in a flash.
Some dark coco powder is used in the mix, so you can guarantee that it’s going to be super rich to taste.
If you want to give it more of a nutty flavor, you can also opt to add in some almond extract, which gives it a little bit of subtle sweetness.
2. Keto Ice Cream
Who knew that ice cream could be both keto and healthy at the same time?
If you’re anything like us, then you’ve probably shied away from making your own ice cream in the past, puerly because you think it’s going to be super difficult to make, but this simply isn’t the case.
If you want to make this delicious, healthy keto ice cream, then we suggest that you give it a try, as it’s actually incredibly easy. In fact, this one only calls for a total of 4 ingredients.
Coconut is used in this dish to replace regular, full fat cream, so that you know you won’t be packing in the calories when you indulge in this ice cream.
In addition to coconut milk, all you’re going to need is a sugar free sweetener of your choice, as well as some vanilla extract, and you can add in some extra food items such as strawberries if you desire.
Either way, this deliciously tropical ice cream is a real winner, and doesn’t contain any of the guilt as a regular ice cream.
3. Keto Berry Crisp
If you thought that granola wasn’t an option when following a ketogenic diet, then we’re here to tell you that you thought wrong.
This keto berry crisp is honestly one of the most delicious keto desserts that we’ve come across, and it’s also super healthy too.
You can indulge in this delcious dessert at any point of the day, we even encourage you to chow down on it in the morning, as it’s packed full of healthy protein.
In order to make this recipie, you’re only going to need a total of 7 ingredients, a few of which include pecans, raspberries, cinnamon, and vanilla.
This granola is incredibly easy to make, and because it’s essentially just nuts and fruit, it only contains a total of 7 net carbs per serving.
It’s the perfect healthy keto dessert to indulge in when you feel like eating something that’s slightly more filling.
4. Keto Peanut Butter Balls
If you’re looking for a keto dessert snack that’s super tasty, and loaded with protein then we recommend that you take a look at this delicious dessert.
If you haven’t heard of protein balls before, they’re essentially candy sized snacks that are loaded to the brim with protein, as well as lots of yummy flavors.
These ones are honestly some of the best we’ve ever tasted, and if you’re somebody who loves a combination of both savory and sweet flavors, then we think that you’re going to absolutely adore these tasty little morsels.
One of the best things about this dessert recipe is that it only actually requires a total of three ingredients.
So, if you’re running low on time, and don’t have the energy to prepare an elaborate dessert, simply whip these no bake peanut butter balls up in a flash.
All you have to do is mix all of the ingredients together, form them into equal sized balls, then store them safely in the refrigerator whilst they harden for approximately half an hour.
The great thing about this dessert is that it’s also paleo as well as vegan friendly, so if you’re following a few specialised diets, then these are great choices.
5. Keto Hot Chocolate
Although not technically a dessert, hot chocolate is a beverage that we all love to indulge in from time to time. The trouble is, regular hot chocolate is loaded to the brim with calories in the form of sugar.
It’s actually one of the most unhealthy beverages you could consume, and it will knock you out of ketosis.
But, we think that we’ve found the perfect solution in the form of this super delicious, keto friendly hot chocolate.
So, if you want to satisfy all of your sweet cravings without forgoing your keto diet, then we’d recommend that you give this one a try.
The best thing is that you don’t even need that many ingredients in order to make it. You’ll only need a total of five items, and if you’ve been keto for a while, you’ll probably already have most of them in your refrigerator and pantry.
Indulge in this delicious dessert beverage when you need something to warm you up when the weather’s cold outside.
6. Keto Magic Cookies
If you’re on the hunt for a healthy keto cookie recipie that’s still super delcious, then we’d like to point you towards these ones. These cookies are called ‘magic’ for a reason, and that’s because they simply taste so darned delicious.
They have a ton of protein in them in the form of nuts, so you can consume these before or after a workout session to help with recovery.
As well as this, they also have super tasty coconut flakes, which give these cookies a super tropical feel.
Finally, they’re also loaded with dark chocolate chips to satisfy your chocolate based cravings.
If you desperately want to indulge in a delicious cookie, but you don’t want to forgo your diet, then we’d recommend that you simply indulge in these ones. You’ll then understand why they’re called ‘magic’.
7. Keto Sugar Free Cheesecake
If you’ve been looking for a healthier alternative to regular cheesecake, then we’d like to present you with this sugar free variety, which is absolutely to die for.
It also tastes just like a real cheesecake, so you won’t feel like you’re missing out at all.
In order to make this recipe, you’ll need lots and lots of cream cheese, as well as a keto friendly alternative sweetener. This way you don’t need to consume lots of sugar in order to enjoy this delicious dessert.
The base is far more nutritious than regular cheesecake, and is made using almond flour, so you’ll get some help hitting your protein macros for the day.
Super creamy, rich, and tangy, you’re going to absolutely love this recipe.
To sum up, despite popular belief, there are lots of healthy keto friendly desserts out there that you can indulge in.
Whether you’re in the mood for something super rich and flavorful, or something mild and fresh, there’s a delicious keto dessert out there for you.
We hope that this article was helpful to you, and provided you with the inspiration you needed to get baking.