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Dessert Recipes

Healthy Dessert Recipes

Dessert Recipes from the AskDrErnst Show

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Grainless Cookies

Here is a delicious cookie recipe that we use pretty regularly at the Ernst household. In fact, the included photo is a batch we made at home! It’s grain-free and has only a bit of sugar from the raw honey (that is made up for and then some) with the many benefits of raw honey.…


Natural Hot Cocao

Enjoy this warm cocoa classic on the cold days. It is also a great gift idea for the holidays. * Make sure to find dark unsweetened (preferably raw) cocoa, to reap the many benefits of this super food – high in antioxidants and minerals. Note: You can make this keto-friendly by using xylitol as the…

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Keto-friendly Pecan Pie

It seems impossible, but this holiday season you can stay in ketosis… try this nutty family favorite, and enjoy sharing it!   Crust Ingredients: 3/4 C Almond flour 1/4 C Fine ground coconut flour 1/2 C Grass-fed butter or coconut oil 1/2 C Monkfruit or xylitol powder (from birch, not corn) 1/4 t Himalayan salt 1…

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Chocolate Covered Nuts

A perfectly healthy holiday treat that fits right in with the season. These toasted treats are sugar-free and a great source of healthy fats, antioxidants and protein–not that your lucky Christmas recipients will be thinking about that as they enjoy the great flavors! Ingredients: 4 oz butter 3 cups of nuts (walnuts/pecans) 1/2 cup cocoa…

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Sugar-free Chocolate Pudding

Who doesn’t love chocolate pudding? But why should you have to avoid it so you can live a life without sugar? Answer: you don’t! Just follow this recipe for that good, chocolatey, sweet pudding you crave. Ingredients: 1 can coconut milk 3-4 Tbsp. cocoa powder 1 tsp. stevia 2 tsp. quality gelatin mixed in 2…

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Free-range Eggnog

We are taking this holiday favorite to another level –  with awesome, wholesome ingredients….   Ingredients 4 Large free-range chicken eggs 1 Full can organic full-fat coconut milk 2 C Ice 6 t Organic vanilla extract 4 t freshly ground nutmeg 4 t cinnamon powder 4 T MCT oil 1/2 t Himalayan salt   Directions Blend all the…

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Nut Crust Pumpkin Pie

A delicious holiday-worthy, healthy, sugar-free, gluten-free, ketogenic pie  – nobody will complain about this!   For the Crust 3 C nuts of your choice – chopped fine 3 T coconut oil or grass-fed butter 2 T coconut or almond flour 2 T Xylitol 1 t Ground cinnamon 1 t Organic vanilla extract For the Pumpkin…

Lemon Pudding

Keto Lemon Pudding

A sweet and tangy favorite for the family – great for any gathering. Ingredients: 1 Can unsweetened full-fat coconut milk 3 T Organic grass-fed gelatin powder 2 Whole lemons, juiced 1 Pinch of sea salt 2 T Xylitol or Monk Fruit   Directions: Put all the ingredients (except gelatin) in to a high speed blender…

Mocha Fat Bomb

High Energy Maca Mocha Fat Bomb

These delicious Fat Bombs have just a hint of coffee flavor with the added benefit of the energy-packed herb Maca. According to Dr. Ernst “Fats should be the majority of your diet and compose somewhere around 60 percent of what you eat.” Enjoy anytime during your fasting protocols. Ingredients: 1/3 C coconut oil 1/4 C…

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Coco Snowballs

These are the most amazing treats for the whole family. High in minerals, fats and enzymes; it is a super easy way to boost your health. There are some many variations possible – have fun with this basic recipe, add what you like. Kids love them! Ingredients: 2 C Raw nuts – almonds, cashew, walnuts,…

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Coconut Cookies – Sugar-free, Grain-Free

Sometimes you just need a cookie. Don’t reach for the Oreos or Chips Ahoy. Make these delicious coconut cookies that, while being totally sugar and grain-free, also happen to be full of the healthy fats that come with a giant dose of coconut! Ingredients: 2 Tbsp grass fed butter 2 1/2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut…

Macadamia Chocolate Balls

Awesome Fudgey Macadamia Fat Bombs

These delicious fat bombs are super easy to make – the problem may be sharing them!! Macadamia nuts are incredibly high in the healing fats we promote in our practice; and the raw cocoa is a great source of minerals. Boosting both of these vital nutrients will increase your energy and stamina during your ketogenic detox…