Health Tips | 21/05/2020

Eid 2020 – 3 Delicious, Healthy Desserts

By Sid Mohiuddin
Copywriter, SSSPORTS.COM

Eid-ul-Fitr 2020 is right around the corner and, just like you, we can’t help but think about how vastly different this Eid will be in comparison to the previous ones. With the current global pandemic, the outdoor activities have been brought down to minimum. But that does not mean that this Eid-ul-Fitr cannot be one of merriment and joy.

With a little more time in hand, that time can be put to good use; especially, if it’s to whip up some mouth-watering desserts. No occasion is complete without a little sweetness, hence we present to you 3 delectable, healthy desserts that will add sparkle to your Eid feast without compromising those hard-earned fitness goals.

Keto Cookie Dough Bombs

INGREDIENTS

  • 8 tbsp. Butter, softened
  • 1/3 c. Keto-friendly confectioner sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. Pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 2 c. Almond flour
  • 2/3 c. Keto-friendly dark chocolate chips

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a large bowl, beat butter until light and fluffy. Add sugar, vanilla and salt and beat further until it has combined well. Slowly beat in almond flour until no dry patches remain.
  2. Then with the hand or with a soft spoon, gently fold in chocolate chips to not crack or crumble them.
  3. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and place in refrigerator to firm slightly, 15 to 20 minutes. 
  4. Using a small cookie or ice-cream scoop, scoop the dough into small balls. Store in the refrigerator if planning to eat within the week, or in the freezer for up to 1 month. Serve chilled.

Fudgy Paleo Brownies

INGREDIENTS

  • 3/4 c. Unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 c. Almond flour
  • 1 tsp. Baking soda
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1/2 c. Almond butter
  • 1/2 c. Coconut sugar
  • 1/3 c. Honey
  • 1/4 c. Extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Large eggs
  • 1 tsp. Pure vanilla extract
  • Sea salt, for sprinkling
  • Cooking spray

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350° and line a 8-x-8 inch baking pan with parchment paper and grease it with cooking spray.
  2. Whisk together in a large bowl the main ingredients – cocoa powder, almond flour, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together almond butter, coconut sugar, honey, oil, eggs, and vanilla until smooth.
  4. Add dry ingredients and stir well. Then finally combine the two.
  5. Pour into prepared pan and place toothpicks in each piece. Bake until the toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean
  6. Sprinkle some sea salt on the top before serving.

Keto Chocolate Truffles

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 c. Dark chocolate chips, melted
  • 1 Medium avocado, mashed
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. Salt
  • 1/4 c. Cocoa powder

DIRECTIONS

  1. Take a medium bowl to combine melted chocolate with avocado, vanilla, and salt. Stir together until smooth and fully combined. Place in the refrigerator to firm up, approximately 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. When chocolate mixture has stiffened, use a small scoop or small spoon to scoop approximately 1 tbsp. of the chocolate mixture. Roll chocolate in the palm of your hand until round, then roll in cocoa powder. 
  3. Serve with dry fruit toppings or drizzle it with a healthy syrup. Get creative and enjoy.

Celebrate the joyuos occasion of Eid while taking preventive measures for your safety. Wishing you good health and prosperity ahead.

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