Peanut Butter Cookies
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Peanut Butter Cookies

Recipe and content provided by Amanda Hokanson

Low glycemic and sugar alcohol sweeteners don’t act or taste like sugar in baked goods and can cause some gastrointestinal distress. But, a few days ago I learned about this new option called BochaSweet that is derived from kabocha squash that apparently doesn’t trigger  insulin stimulation.

I’ve been baking conventional cookies all day and my willpower was wavering, so I threw together a batch of peanut butter cookies. They do lack the chewiness of a traditional flour and butter cookie, but they are packed with peanut butter flavor and formed up nicely in the refrigerator.

Peanut Butter Cookies

Makes 41 cookies

Ingredients:

  • 454 grams natural peanut butter (16 oz)
  • 113 grams butter (1 stick)
  • 10 TBSP BochaSweet
  • 3 large eggs
  • 6 TBSP almond meal
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 28 grams oat fiber (2 TBSP)
  • 1 heaping was tsp kosher salt (half the amount if using finer salt or salted butter)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Whip until fluffy and lightened in color by mixing 454 grams natural peanut butter (16 oz) and 1 stick of butter.
  2. Add the BochaSweet and whip until combined.
  3. Incorporate the 3 large eggs one at a time mixing thoroughly.
  4. Switch to paddle attachment (if using a stand mixer) and mix in the almond meal, baking soda, oat fiber, and kosher salt.
  5. I portioned with an 18/8 scoop (about 1.5 TBSP) and cross hatched with a fork dipped in the BochaSweet. I baked them on a dark non-stick pan in the bottom third of the oven for about 10 minutes. Cooled on pan for at least 10 minutes and then moved to a rack to cool completely.

Peanut Butter Cookies

They are a little cakey but very peanut buttery and that’s okay with me.

Nutritional Information

(Per 1 cookie)

  • 110 calories
Keto Beet Chocolate Truffles
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There’s a new holiday that’s coming up and its filled with lots of LOVE. Valentine’s Day.

Let’s get our creative juices flowing in the kitchen by bringing to you this mouth watering Keto Beet Chocolate Truffles as the perfect candy to surprise the love of your life. So, what makes this treat so special?

Lots of chocolate and of course BochaSweet with a hint of beets from our BOCHA-BEETS for a vibrant reddish-purple look. Who knew something so sweet can also be quite energizing!

Keto Beet Chocolate Truffles

 

Keto Beet Chocolate Truffles

Makes 36 truffles

Ingredients:

  • 10 ounces dark chocolate (cacao that is unsweetened)
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 cup full fat coconut milk
  • 2-4 scoops BOCHA-BEETS
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup BochaSweet
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa

 

Directions:

  1. Begin by cutting the dark chocolate into small shards on a diagonal. Add the coconut oil with the chocolate shards into a bowl and set aside.
  2. Heat the coconut milk in a saucepan until it boils then allow to simmer. Pour over the chocolate and coconut oil.
  3. Add the BochaSweet and BOCHA-BEETS to the chocolate mixture and stir in with a spatula until smooth. Add in the vanilla extract and gently stir. Transfer the chocolate mixture to the refrigerator to firm up for at least 4 hours (or freeze for a quicker process).
  4. Preheat the oven to 300F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Add the shredded coconut to the parchment paper lined baking tray and toast for 3-5 minutes until it starts to get slightly golden brown. Transfer to a small bowl and allow to cool.
  5. When the chocolate mixture is ready remove from the fridge and scoop out the truffles. Form into small balls by rolling between your palms. With a side dish filled with the unsweetened cocoa (and a couple extra scoops of BOCHA-BEETS), roll the balls until well coated and then transfer to the coconut and do the same. Repeat this process for the entire batch.
  6. Enjoy immediately or if you prefer allow to freeze further to your personal preference!

 

Keto Beet Chocolate Truffles

 

 

 

 

Beet Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Starting off the New Year right with a delicious batch of Red Velvet Beet Chocolate Chip Cookies. The same great old fashioned taste just like grandma used too make but now recreated with a healthy twist!

So, what is going on with this healthy twist you ask? Keto. Low carb. Grain free.

This recipe will be featuring two of our incredible products. For that pre-workout boost we decided to add our newest product BOCHA-BEETS for a healthy dose of nitric oxide to help enhance blood flow and increase levels of endurance during exercise. Beets are a powerful superfood and we source from organic, NON GMO beets at a 50:1 extract to deliver 5x the amount of nitrates as leading brands. Combine it with our Supreme Sugar Replacement BochaSweet and you have a great tasting “keto approved” cookie. With absolutely no grains used in this recipe, the taste is similar to an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie from the chewy texture.

The great thing about the BochaSweet lifestyle is the freedom to recreate all your favorite childhood treats from the comfort of your home knowing that you are on path to achieving all your health and fitness goals. Let’s, together,  make 2018 the most BOCHASWEET year yet!

Beet Chocolate Chip Cookies

Red Velvet Beet Chocolate Chip Cookies

Makes 15-20 cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1 cup coconut flakes
  • 3/4 cup BochaSweet
  • 1 tbsp coconut flour
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 4 scoops BOCHA-BEETS
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sugar-free chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325F and prepare a large baking sheet greased with coconut oil or butter.
  2. In the food processor, add in the coconut flakes and sliced almonds. Process until mixture resembles an “oatmeal-like” consistency. Continue to add in the almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, cinnamon, beet powder and salt. Pulse a few times until well mixed.
  3. In a large bowl beat together the softened butter with the sweetener. Beat in the egg and vanilla extract then add to the food processor with the flour mixture and blend until a dough consistency forms. Add in chocolate chips and stir gently by hand.
  4. Form into balls and place two inches apart on baking sheet. Then with the palm of your hand gently press down cookie to 1/2 inch thickness.
  5. Bake for 18 minutes until golden brown. Remove and allow to cool until cookies are firm to touch.

Beet Chocolate Chip Cookies

 

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