Keto Key Lime Pie May 5, 2019 18:56 24 Comments
We love making desserts and snacks that are healthier alternatives to the S.A.D. (Standard American Diet)! Try these extremely easy-to-make NO BAKE mini Key Lime Pies made with Complete Whey Protein and Complete Organic Greens!
Just blend these 2 Ingredients for the bottom layer crust and press into cupcake papers:
1 cup of raw walnuts
1 cup of pitted Medjool dates
Ingredients for the Keto Key Lime Pie:
Blend with a hand mixer and pour over crust layer:
Juice of 3 limes (add a Tablespoon of lime zest for more tartness)
6 Tablespoons of Xylitol (low glycemic sweetener)
1 Tablespoon of Vanilla Extract
stir all the above and mix to make a syrup before adding to the cream cheese!
8 oz. of softened cream cheese
1 Tablespoon of Complete Organic Greens powder (for green color and added nutrient bonus) Our Organic Greens Powder has power packed doses of the vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that you get from eating spinach, kale, broccoli, and other dark green vegetables. Just 1 Tablespoon a day contains all of your daily fruit and vegetable servings!
Place in refrigerator or freezer to set for an hour and serve for dessert! These make great snacks as well!
Optional Whipped Cream topping:
If desired, whip heavy whipping cream with 3 Tablespoons of Xylitol and 1 Teaspoon of Vanilla extract to top of the pies.
Add wedges of lime for garnish!
What makes this a ketogenic recipe?
This recipe is full of healthy fats and low carbohydrate ingredients. The idea of ketosis is to get most of your energy from high quality fats and protein!