How to create Ketogenic Snacks
When Elisabeth has her heart set on a new sweet, the search for everyday solutions always begins for me as a keto mom. I eagerly consider how I can "ketogenize" the corresponding products and perhaps even visually recreate something. Always with the goal in mind that Elisabeth can also enjoy the supposed pleasure of these delicacies. After all, the diet is an enrichment for her life and she should feel it as such at any time.
Better Than the Original?
Ideally, we all enjoy the newly developed product: If it's even better than the original, then we're all definitely happy with it. I particularly like it when my homemade sweets can turn into little MCT boosters. This way, I can save fat in the main dishes, for example. It's practical for dishes that then taste simply better and lighter – where I also need to incorporate less fat. The MCT fats can then go into the dessert, which Elisabeth will undoubtedly eat with absolute certainty!
You just need the right ingredients and products, some creativity and drive, and the possibilities are endless.
Cooking tips with MCT fats
The most important information summarized briefly:
- Half a teaspoon of MCT oil is approximately 1 g/ml.
- One teaspoon of MCT oil is approximately 3 g/ml.
- One tablespoon of MCT oil is approximately 6 g/ml.
- MCT margarine is ideal for spreading on bread as well as for sautéing and baking.
- MCT oil can be used for salad preparation and for gentle frying at low temperatures (approximately 150°C).
- Do not keep MCT fats warm for too long, heat them too hot, or reheat them (in the microwave) as this could result in a bitter taste.