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Keto Maple Syrup (Tara)
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DIY Keto Maple Syrup recipe provided by Tara Wright, Whole Body Living

One morning, my husband and I were enjoying keto waffles drizzled lightly with a sugar-free maple flavored syrup. My husband looked at me and said “You used to make homemade syrup, could you make the same thing in a Keto version?”

Well, why not?

It took me quite a bit of trial and error to get this keto maple syrup just right. This syrup won’t harden in the refrigerator, but it does still tend to separate and require a vigorous shake before use. Adding additional xanthan gum causes too much thickening for our tastes.

This Keto Maple Syrup is so much more than a pancake syrup. Try it on salmon to make a Keto Maple Glazed Salmon. It’s also great on pork chops, chicken breasts and kabobs! We’ve even recently been experimenting with making keto maple glazed bacon! Oh yeah!

DIY Keto Maple Syrup

Keto Maple Syrup (Tara)

Course:
Breakfast
Cuisine: Keto
Servings: 24 Servings

You’ll never buy keto pancake syrup again with this easy-to-make low carb syrup recipe. It’s not just for pancakes! Use it as a baste for keto maple-glazed salmon, pork chops or bacon!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3/4 cup BochaSweet
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon maple extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine water and BochaSweet.
  2. Stir mixture until completely dissolved (the mixture will look clear). Then bring to a boil.
  3. Add 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream and bring the mixture back to a boil.
  4. Simmer for 1 minute.
  5. Add butter and boil for 1 minute
  6. Vigorously mix in 1/8 tsp xanthan gum (this thickens the syrup and prevents separation)
  7. Remove syrup from heat.
  8. Add maple and vanilla extracts.

 

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Calories: 25
  • Fat: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 9mg
  • Sodium: 10mg
  • Potassium: 3mg

 

 

Gluten Free Kabocha Pie
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Thanksgiving is just around the corner which means pumpkin is the flavor of the month. A Gluten Free Kabocha Pie is a must on the menu. This pie is easy to make and tastes identical to the store-bought pumpkin pies but with considerably less calories and zero sugar added.

The added sweetness will be from our BochaSweet™ 100% kabocha extract. A fantastic sugar replacement that replaces cane sugar 1:1 without the blood sugar spikes and insulin stimulation. There is no bitter aftertaste which is commonly experienced in other sugar substitutes and contains no other additives.

For this delicious recipe, we will also be using tigernut flour which is a nutritious gluten-free flour rich in protein, fiber, and monounsaturated fats. It’s actually not a nut, but a small root vegetable gaining popularity as a superfood!

Gluten Free Kabocha Pie

INGREDIENTS

Makes 1, 9″ pie

Crust:

  • 1 cup tigernut flour
  • 1 cup fine almond flour
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup BochaSweet

Filling:

  • 1.5 cup steamed kabocha pumpkin
  • 1/3 cup BochaSweet
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon MCT/coconut oil

Directions

  1. First, steam kabocha pumpkin until well done. Remove peel from pumpkin and place it in a food processor.
  2. Next, combine all ingredients in filling in a food processor and blend until smooth. Set aside.
  3. Preheat oven to 375°F. For the crust, place all ingredients in a food processor and process until crumbly and broken down. Make sure the mixture stick together when placed between your fingers.
  4. Mold ingredients in a 9” pie dish greased with coconut oil. Pat down carefully and knead with knuckles to get the right structure. Add imprint into the edges to make sure it matches the height of the filling.
  5. Put in oven for 10-15 minutes. Lightly brown and remove. Let cool for roughly 15-20 minutes.
  6. Pour filling over the crust and smooth it out. Place in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes. If you want, finish it off with a side of banana chocolate caramel ice cream and  supreme sugar replacement frosting!

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