Sunday, September 30, 2018

Low Carb Chocolate Peanut Butter Candy using Coconut Oil

On low carb days, people often think about and focus on consuming meats, poultry, fish and veggies. There is room for smart treats though, too. 


Since our carb intake is reduced, to make up for those calories and hit our daily goal, we must consume healthy fats. If you have a sweet tooth or are just craving some chocolate, try this yummy recipe on your next low carb day.

Low Carb Chocolate Peanut Butter Candy using Coconut Oil

Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12
Author Denise Wright (MyLifeCookbook.com)

Ingredients
            •          6 T coconut Oil
            •          3 T PB
            •          3 T cocoa
            •          2 T splenda
Instructions
            1          Melt the coconut oil in a saucepan.
            2          Add the other ingredients and mix well. Do not boil.
            3          Pour into molds and freeze until solid.
            4          Pop out of molds and store in the freezer or refrigerator.
            5          Nutrition: 1 candy approx. 68 cals / 7.1g fat / 0.8g net carbs / 0.5g protein

These low carb chocolate peanut butter candies use coconut oil and 3 other ingredients for a tasty low carb treat.

If you ask me, they make a great sweet treat on low carb day, especially after a high intensity workout!




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