Are you searching for a fantastic blueberry snack idea? Blueberries pack so many goodies for your body in one little fruit bite. These amazing fat bombs give you that flavorful blueberry burst mixed with the amazing texture of cream cheese. I know many of you enjoy your fat bombs because they’re a quick way to get some food during your busy day! That’s why I wanted to share a tasty way to get the food your belly desires without having to put forth too much effort.
What is a keto fat bomb?
Okay, before I get started here sharing my blueberry fat bombs recipe with you, I’m sure you may be wondering what is a keto fat bomb? If you haven’t already figured out what a keto fat bomb is then you’ll be happy to learn that a keto fat bomb is simply put; they are little balls of food that combine to make about 85% fat. This isn’t bad-for-you fat this is truly good for your body fat that most of you eat on the keto diet.
Keto fat bombs can be enjoyed as a quick breakfast, midday treat, or late night snack idea if you eat later in the night. Since the keto diet helps your body burn fat for energy instead of sugar aka blood glucose, having a keto fat bomb helps put your body into ketosis. Most keto bombs are also great for low carb diets as they’re packed full of fat without extra carbs.
Do you have to keep fat bombs frozen?
For the best flavor punch, I highly recommend that you keep fat bombs frozen. These blueberry fat bombs are made with fresh blueberries, cream cheese, and other ingredients that do well when you enjoy these fat bombs frozen. You may thaw a few out if you prefer to enjoy a softer bite, but I personally love grabbing a frozen blueberry fat bomb right out of the freezer to make my belly happy in the middle of a busy day!
Are blueberries Keto?
One of the most popular questions I’ve been asked if whether blueberries are keto or not. This is an excellent question because most fruits are on the “no-no” list for a keto diet due to their high carb content. Berries, on the other hand, tend to be the exception. Blueberries are indeed keto-friendly due to their low carb and high fiber content.
How many fat bombs can I eat on keto?
To be honest, the number of fat bombs you can eat on keto really depends on where you’re at with your net carb, fat and protein counts. I highly recommend you peek at the estimated nutritional facts for my blueberry fat bombs first. Know how many net carbs this treat will introduce into your daily food limit and adjust how many fat bombs you eat on keto accordingly.
The Benefits of Blueberry Fat Bombs
Since blueberries are pretty nutrient-dense, there are many benefits of eating blueberry fat bombs. Here are just some of the benefits of eating my blueberry fat bombs:
These easy to make blueberry fat bombs will change the way you think about fat bombs. The taste is so refreshing that it helps give you a boost of energy during a busy work week. It’s like a good kid-friendly recipe for kids who don’t necessarily “enjoy eating fruits”.
These ready to pop in your mouth blueberry fat bombs don’t take long to make and can be stored in the freezer for a quick grab-n-go treat! If you’re ready to make your own blueberry fat bombs today, then scroll down to find my list of ingredients and simple instructions for how to make your own blueberry fat bombs today!
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- 30-40 fresh blueberries
- 4 oz cream cheese
- 4 Tbs butter (I use Kerrygold)
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
- 1/2 cup powdered Swerve (or other sugar free sweetener)
- We are making a small batch for this recipe. Mash about 20-25 blueberries - we used a potato masher, but you could use a small food processor too. Make sure the skins are as chopped up as possible.
- In a bowl, mix softened cream cheese, butter, vanilla and the blueberries until smooth.
- We used a candy mold and added a blueberry to each mold. Spread the mixture into the molds until full.
- We filled them full and then took a flat knife and smoothed the excess on top.
- Freeze them for at least
an hour - they pop out of the silicone easily! Store them in the freezer.
Nutrition InformationYield 20 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 42Total Fat 4gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 12mgSodium 36mgCarbohydrates 1gFiber 0gSugar 0gProtein 0g