If you’re new to the Keto lifestyle and you’re wondering what kind of diet allows you to eat something called “Fat Bombs” then let me tell you that they’re amazing! Fat Bombs, like these Almond Butter Cheesecake Fat Bombs, are high fat, low sugar, and low carb snacks that usually consists of healthy fats like almond butter, coconut oil, orgrass-fed butter.
When I first started thinking about giving Keto a try, I was a little hesitant at the idea of not only lowering my carb intake but limiting my sugar intake as well. I have a MAJOR sweet tooth and can say that these Almond Butter Cheesecake Fat Bombs hit the spot every time.
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Another awesome thing about Fat Bombs, these included, is that they are the perfect size snack that will fill you up without the inevitable sugar crash you get with most other sugary treats.
I sweetened these Almond Butter Cheesecake Fat Bombs with Swerve, a granular sugar substitute that’s used in place of sugar. I like it better than most other sweeteners because there’s no bitter aftertaste. You can buy Swerve on Amazon or most organic markets like Whole Foods, Sprouts, or Earth Fare. I just recently found it at my local Publix (a southern grocery store chain), which is a major score!
Let me warn you that these are so tasty, you’re going to want to eat a few at a time but remember moderation is key to any diet lifestyle.
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You might read other bloggers recommend storing Fat Bombs in the freezer but I personally don’t like the “freezer taste” that accompanies it once the Fat Bomb is thawed. Nor do I like how hard it is when I want to eat it immediately. I store my Fat Bombs in the refrigerator and they’re usually gone in a week…especially with my husband and I both eating Keto. My 3-year-old even loves them so they’re gone pretty quickly. Maybe think about freezer storage if you make them in bulk.
This recipe yields about 10 Almond Butter Cheesecake Fat Bombs, which, again, is perfect for the week.
Hope you like these Almond Butter Cheesecake Fat Bombs as much as I do!
- 4 oz cream cheese (full fat, not low fat)
- 3 tbsp almond butter
- 2 tbsp Swerve granular sweetener
- 2 tsp of vanilla extract
- 1cp Lilys Chocolate Chips– No Sugar Added is important (also available at Publix, Whole Foods, Sprouts, and Amazon)
- Let cream cheese soften at room temp (if possible) before combining all ingredients, except chocolate chips, into a large bowl.
- Whip cream cheese, almond butter, Swerve, and vanilla until smooth.
- Chop chocolate chips.
- Roll mixture into 2” balls with your hands and then roll into chocolate chips.
- Let Fat Bombs set in the refrigerator for 2 hours before serving.
- Store in an airtight container.
**Yields approximately 10 Almond Butter Cheesecake Fat Bombs.
Have you thought about going Keto? If so, and you have some Fat Bomb recipes you love, share them below.
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Hi! I’m Meagan I just turned 40! I’ve been married for 14 years. She is a proud boy mom, happily navigating her way through the little boy years. She met her husband 20 years ago in high school; they got married 10 years later after graduating from the University of South Florida. Meagan currently helps run a family business with her parents while blogging about her life and love of DIY projects!
When she isn’t chasing her son around and constantly picking up Matchbox cars, she enjoys spending time with her family on a beach anywhere. She also loves decorating and organizing her home, delving into fun DIY projects, bargain shopping, and eating at unique restaurants. She also loves Barbecue anything and a good show or movie on Netflix.