Recipe: Dr. Jiwani’s Coconut Candy Bites: Paleo Keto Low Carb Delights
(Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free, Corn-Free & Sugar-Free)
Dr. Jiwani’s Coconut Candy Bites provide the sweet with the guilt. Many love coconut candy but the ingredients make it an allergy, sugar & preservative nightmare. Typical ingredients in coconut candy include corn syrup, semi-sweet chocolate (cocoa butter, sugar, flavor, lecithin), coconut, sugar, salt, hydrolyzed milk protein & sodium metabisulfite. This means it may contain allergens including sugar cane, cacao (chocolate), soy, egg, corn, dairy & gluten.
Dr. Jiwani’s Coconut Candy Bites are ideal for those looking for a sweet treat without the sugar, chemicals & allergens, while Low Carb, Gluten-Free, Egg-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Corn-Free, suitable even for those following Paleo, Keto, Vegan & Grain-Free Diets.
Eat Coconut, Lose Belly Fat!
Historically, coconut has a poor reputation as a saturated fat that clogs arteries & increases cholesterol. Research has hydrogenated saturated fats linked to obesity, high blood pressure, heart attack & stroke. These health concerns are due to hydrogenated coconut oil used in processed foods, such as pastries, desserts & baked goods. Conversely, raw, organic coconut has many superfood benefits. Coconut meat is a source of protein, healthy fats, fiber & various vitamins & minerals including calcium, potassium and other electrolytes. Coconut is the best oil for weight & fat loss. The medium chain fats in coconut are metabolized differently in the body, improving metabolism, fat burning, loss of belly fat & improving calorie burning & calorie reduction through fullness.
Proven Health Benefits of Coconut:
Cancer Prevention: lowers free radicals, anti-aging & prevents degenerative diseases
Diabetes: affects insulin hormone levels for energy & preventing fat gain
Leaky Gut: improves digestion & absorption of vitamins, minerals & nutrients
Hair & Skin: improves health & texture of skin & hair
Heart Health: improves HDL “good” cholesterol, reduces risk heart disease
Immunity: lauric acid is anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-parasitic & anti-viral
Kidney & Bladder: reduces bladder infections, prevents kidney disease
Thyroid: supports thyroid levels & function
Weight & Metabolism: stimulates metabolism, fat burning, calorie utilization, loss of belly fat & calorie reduction through fullness
Dr. Jiwani’s Coconut Candy Bites
Serving: 60 Coconut Candy Bites
5 cups 300 g Organic Unsweetened Organic Shredded Coconut Let’s Do Organic Brand
2 cups 400 g Organic Coconut Sugar (For Paleo & Low Glycemic Diets)
2 cups 400 g Xylitol Xyla Brand Only (For Low Carb, Keto & Candida Diets)
2 cup 500 mL Organic Coconut Cream Earth’s Choice Brand (Avoid if Allergic to Legumes, as has Guar Gum)
5 tablespoons 146 g Organic Creamed Coconut Unsweetened Let’s Do Organic Brand
Filtered Water to equal 500 mL volume when combined with Organic Creamed Coconut Unsweetened
1 teaspoon 5 g Organic Ground Vanilla Bean Organic Traditions Brand
½ teaspoon 2.5 g Himalayan Sea Salt
IF AVOIDING GUAR GUM: Melt Organic Creamed Coconut Unsweetened on low heat & stir in Filtered Water until a total volume of 500 mL is reached, mix thoroughly
Stir in Ground Vanilla & Himalayan Sea Salt & whisk thoroughly
Place Shredded Coconut in large glass/metal/wood bowl
Add in Coconut Sugar or Xylitol & combine thoroughly
Stir in Creamed Coconut, Vanilla, Salt mix with a metal whisk, as wooden spoons hold moisture & odors
Stir well until there are no lumps
Make sure silicon molds are completely dry to prevent candy from setting
Spoon mixture into silicon molds
Allow to set in freezer for at least 60 minutes
For Chocolated Covered Coconut Candy: DIP each candy piece into Dr. Jiwani’s Homemade Dark Chocolate
Let set at room temperature for 60 minutes
Flavorful Combinations to Add Onto or Into Coconut Mixture:
- Peppermint Essential Oils
- Cacao Nibs
- Almonds / Walnuts
- Organic Cayenne Pepper
Dark chocolate tempered well may be stored at room temperature, but skin temperature will melt it.
AVOID PLASTIC Storage due to cancer causing & hormone disrupting chemicals
Please avoid your specific food allergies. This recipe is allergy-free as above, when the correct ingredients are used as per the recipe above.
These coconut candies may seem small but pack a sweet, coconuty bite!
Per 1 Coconut Candy Piece based on 60 Coconut Candy Pieces:
Coconut Candy with Xylitol & Coconut Sugar
Protein 0.5 g
Net Carbs 1 g Using Xylitol AND 7 g Using Coconut Nectar
Fiber 0.6 g
Chocolate Covered Coconut Candy
Protein 0.75 g
Net Carbs 1 g Using Xylitol AND 10 g Using Coconut Nectar
Fiber 1 g
Related Recipe: Dr. Jiwani’s Dark Chocolate Low Carb Delights
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