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This Low Carb Raspberry Crisp recipe is a keto fruit dessert that the whole family will enjoy!
We get a lot of requests for keto fruit dessert recipes from people who are just starting out on a ketogenic lifestyle. A lot of times, people think they have to give up fruit completely to keep their carbs low enough to stay in ketosis, and this is definitely not the case! Like anything else, when you’re eating fruit, it’s important to keep portion size in mind and stick with lower-carb options when possible.
We love finding a way to make keto fruit desserts fit into our macros! On a ketogenic lifestyle, there is no reason to ever feel deprived.
Is Fruit Keto?
A lot of different fruits are low carb and keto-friendly, and easy to fit into your daily macros! Be mindful of portion size, and opt for fruit that is naturally lower in carbs, such as things like berries, coconut, and avocado.
If I Eat Fruit on a Keto Diet Will I Stay in Ketosis?
There is no one way to answer this question because everyone’s body is different. Calculate your macros and follow them when you’re incorporating fruit into your meal plan. Also, there are different ways to tell if you’re in ketosis that Lara describes in detail in this post.
What Fruits Can You Eat on a Keto Diet?
There are a variety of different fruits that can be integrated into a ketogenic meal plan. Here are a few of our favorites that we find ourselves eating most often:
- Avocado (one of the most versatile fruits we know, we love making avocado into guacamole, chocolate pudding, or a refreshing salad)
- Coconut (coconut oil, flour, and shredded, we love it all)
- Olives (olive oil for cooking with or dressing salads, and whole olives for snacking on)
- Lemon (squeezed in water or used to dress salad)
- Berries (especially blackberries, raspberries, and strawberries)
Carbs in Raspberries
1/2 cup of red raspberries has 8.5g total carbohydrates and 4.5g fiber, so 4g net carbs. (Find more nutritional information for red raspberries on the USDA website.)
More Low Carb Fruit Recipes:
- Keto No Bake Vanilla Cheesecake Mousse with Fresh Blueberry Sauce from The Keto Queens
- Easy Low Carb Blueberry Cobbler from Low Carb Yum
- Fathead Fruit Pizza from My Life Cookbook
- 5 Minute Low Carb Mixed Berry Nice Cream from Healthy Sweet Eats
- 2½ cups (350 g) fresh red raspberries
- 3 tablespoons erythritol
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
- ¼ teaspoon stevia glycerite
- 1 pinch sea salt
- 2 tablespoons golden flaxseed meal
- 4 tablespoons almond flour
- ½ tablespoon erythritol
- 1 pinch sea salt
- 1½ tablespoons coconut oil, melted
- ¾ teaspoon fresh lemon zest
- ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 2 drops stevia glycerite
- 2 tablespoons walnuts, coarsely chopped
- Preheat oven to 375F.
- Add all ingredients for the filling to an 8 by 8-inch casserole dish or a 9-inch pie plate and toss to combine.
- For the topping, use a fork to mix together the flaxseed meal, almond flour, erythritol, and salt in a small bowl. Add the coconut oil, lemon zest, vanilla, and stevia glycerite mix to combine. Stir in the walnuts.
- Sprinkle the topping onto the filling.
- Bake until the topping is light golden brown and the sauce from the berries is slightly thickened, about 30 to 40 minutes.
- Serve warm.