If you’re on keto and find yourself running out of options to get quick boosts of energy for workouts, you might be tempted to reach for those energy bars, gels, or drinks again. Don’t! You know they’re loaded with sugar. And you know that exceeding your 20-30-gram daily carb allowance means saying goodbye to all the energy-boosting and health-promoting effects of ketosis.

Fortunately, fat bombs can help. If you haven’t heard of them yet, they’re little balls or bars or cups of keto goodness. Not only are they great at providing quick shots of energy, but they’re utterly delicious, too. So much so that it’s way too easy to splurge on them (try not to). And what’s more, keto bombs are pretty easy to make.

If you’re not on keto, we don’t discriminate! You’ll still find these treats quite tasty.

So without further ado, here are our favorite fat bombs…

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#1. Nut Butter and Chocolate Fat Bombs

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  • Any nut butter or coconut butter, ½ a cup
  • Unsweetened cocoa or cacao powder, ¼ cup
  • Coconut oil, ¼ cup
  • Stevia, 1 Tbsp
  • Salt, 1 Tbsp (optional)


  1. Add all dry ingredients into a bowl.
  2. Melt the coconut oil.
  3. Stir coconut oil into the bowl of dry ingredients; mix everything together well.
  4. If the mixture is too dry, add a little more melted coconut oil.
  5. Pour the mixture into a silicone mini cupcake tray.
  6. Freeze to set the fat bombs.
  7. Keep refrigerated for up to two weeks, or freeze for up to six months.

There you have it, simple, chocolatey goodness, ready to boost your brainpower or give you some extra energy at the gym.

#2. Lemon Fat Bombs

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For a more citrusy, refreshing hit, try these!


  • Creamed coconut, 200g
  • Extra virgin coconut oil, ¼ cup
  • Lemon zest, 1-2 Tbsp (make sure you purchase unwaxed lemons, or wash off the wax)
  • Stevia, 15-20 drops
  • Pinch of salt (optional)


  1. Soften the coconut oil (you can let it sit at room temperature).
  2. Grate the skin of two or three lemons to get enough zest. Be careful not to grate some of the white, bitter pith, too.
  3. Place all ingredients into a bowl and mix well.
  4. Fill a silicone mini cupcake tray with the mixture.
  5. Leave the filled tray in the fridge for 30-60 minutes.
  6. Keep refrigerated for up to two weeks, or freeze for up to six months.

#3. Cheesecake Fat Bombs

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Finally, if you’re craving something decadent, how about these cheesecake fat bombs? Yes, that’s right, cheesecake.



  • Cream cheese, 2oz
  • Butter, 2oz
  • Refined coconut oil, ¼ cup
  • Erythritol, 1 Tbsp
  • Vanilla extract, 1 tsp


  • Refined coconut oil, ½ cup
  • Erythritol, 2 tsp
  • Cocoa powder, 1 tsp


For the base

  1. Using a medium-sized mixing bowl, melt the butter and beat the cream cheese, adding in the melted butter until mixed together.
  2. Add the coconut oil, erythritol, and vanilla extract, and stir until mixed well.
  3. Divide the mixture evenly between 12 slots in a silicone mini cupcake tray; each cupcake slot should be three-quarters full.
  4. Smooth out the tops with a small teaspoon. Place into the freezer for 20 minutes until somewhat firm.

For the top

  1. Get the top mixture ready while the bottom sets in the freezer. Grab a separate bowl and stir the coconut oil, erythritol, and cocoa powder until mixed well.
  2. Pour the mixture on top of the base layer (after it has been in the freezer for at least 20 minutes).
  3. Freeze until completely set, around 4 hours.

Explode Your Taste Buds with Keto Bombs!

Fat bombs can be a great way to boost your energy while in ketosis. Use our recipes to keep your carb allowance in check, while still being able to enjoy some sweet and tasty treats.

Just make sure you’re hitting your workouts throughout the week. Being on keto is a great way to burn fat, but you can’t sit on your couch eating fat bombs all day. Enjoy them — but as always, like all good things, in moderation.

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