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Lemon Fat Bomb Treats

These Lemon Fat Bomb treats are great for a great way to curb your appetite inbetween meals. They also help your digestive system and enhance mental clarity thanks to the hearty dose of healthy fats and protein.

The naturally sweetness and tartness satisfies my craving for sugary candy in the afternoon. You can find more recipes like this in my new plant-based book, Simple Green Meals.

Lemon Fat Bomb Recipe | Simple Green Smoothies

I love watching YouTube videos where the babies have their first taste of lemon. It’s so funny to watch their faces! They either love it or hate it. As for me— I LOVE lemon all the time! When I was pregnant with my son, I literally ate lemons like apples.  I had to eventually stop because my dentist said I was ruining my teeth enamel.  Needless to say, I use lemon on everything…. my water, salad dressings, smoothies… you get the picture!  These Lemon Fat Bombs are a great naturally low-carb, high fat + high protein snack.

If you’re interested in adding more plant-based whole foods to your diet, check out my best-selling new book on Amazon, Simple Green Meals. 

3 Reasons a Lemon Fat Bomb is A Great Afternoon Snack

  1. A quick alternative to sour candy and I don’t get the sugar crash that came with the bag of sour gummies!
  2. One little treat goes a lot way in satisfying the body and tastebuds.
  3. This fat bomb helps me hang onto my focus thanks to the healthy fats which are incredible for your brain.
  4. You can make a large batch ahead of time and store in the freezer until your ready to enjoy.

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Lemon Fat Bomb

  • Author: Jen Hansard
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 3 Dozen 1x
  • Category: Desserts
  • Cuisine: Desserts

Description

Getting enough healthy fat on a daily basis takes a bit of work, yet the results are worth it. Improved digestion, supple skin, and blazing energy all encourage me to pack in the healthy fats as I get, well, older. These lemon fat bombs, or meltaways,  make a great quick afternoon snack. I should warn you—you really have to like lemons to like these tart treats.


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Ingredients

  • 1⁄2 cup raw cashews
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup*
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, plus more to taste
  • 1⁄2 cup organic virgin coconut oil
  • Pinch of sea salt

Instructions

  1. Place a baking sheet lined with waxed paper in the freezer OR use silicone ice cube trays.
  2. In a blender or food processor, blend or process the cashews until finely ground.
  3. Add the maple syrup and lemon juice and pulse a few times.
  4. Add the coconut oil and salt. Puree until smooth and creamy.
  5. Drop 1⁄2 tablespoonfuls of the cashew mixture onto cold baking sheet or into silicone trays. Return the pan to the freezer. (Depending on the size of the baking sheet, you may have to make the meltaways in batches.)
  6. When the drops are solid, peel them from the waxed paper (or pop out of the tray) and store in the freezer in an airtight freezer container.

Notes

GLUTEN FREE, VEGAN, DAIRY FREE

*Going keto? You can swap out the maple syrup for a dash of stevia.

Like these lemon fat bombs? Then you’ll LOVE my new book!

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  1. Jenni Schaffer

    September 13th, 2018 at 10:22 am

    Oh boy, I am SO making these. Sometimes, a small bite-size treat is EXACTLY what I need! Yummmmmm

  2. SGS Rawkstar Amanda

    September 18th, 2018 at 1:14 pm

    Hey Jenni,

    I couldn’t agree more! These are the perfect bite-size snack that will keep you satisfied!!

  3. Dani Boise

    September 13th, 2018 at 5:03 pm

    I’m so excited to try these as a simple, quick snack when a craving strikes.

  4. SGS Rawkstar Amanda

    September 18th, 2018 at 1:15 pm

    Thanks Dani,

    I have a feeling you will start to crave these!!!

  5. Sandy Scala

    September 13th, 2018 at 7:51 pm

    Wasn’t sure about these but gave them a go. So very very yummy!!!!

  6. SGS Rawkstar Amanda

    September 18th, 2018 at 1:16 pm

    Hey Sandy,

    These will surprise you 🙂

  7. Karen Brown

    September 14th, 2018 at 7:58 pm

    I am so curious and excited to try these! Can’t wait to make them to go along with my workouts!

  8. SGS Rawkstar Amanda

    September 17th, 2018 at 2:21 pm

    They are amazing!! They do sound interesting but you just have to go for it and give it a try 🙂

  9. Jenn Haynes

    September 17th, 2018 at 9:58 am

    These look great!

  10. SGS Rawkstar Amanda

    September 17th, 2018 at 2:33 pm

    Thanks Jenn,

    They taste as good as they look! =P

  11. Lenia Johnson

    September 17th, 2018 at 4:28 pm

    These are delicious! Subtle with fresh, healthy, basic ingredients. Sweet treats that are lower in carbs and free from artificial sweeteners can be hard to come by. These definitely do the trick.

  12. SGS Rawkstar Amanda

    September 18th, 2018 at 1:19 pm

    Hey Lenia,

    I am so happy that you enjoyed this recipe! You are so right, they are super hard to come by and even make sometimes. This is the perfect solution!

  13. Carlina Capelo-Pichardo

    September 17th, 2018 at 9:16 pm

    These sound so yummy and so easy to make! I can’t wait to try it!

  14. Trish F

    September 17th, 2018 at 10:46 pm

    These look so yummy, I tried to make something similar and it didn’t come out too well. I hadn’t thought of using cashews or any nuts, that probably would make them really tasty. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  15. SGS Rawkstar Amanda

    September 18th, 2018 at 1:20 pm

    Hey Trish

    I am sorry that your first go wasn’t so great! Hopefully this next time does the trick 🙂

  16. Georgie

    September 19th, 2018 at 10:41 am

    Jen I’ve not made these yet but they look so refreshingly creative. I know I will love them. Looking forward to trying out all the recipes in your new book. Congratulations! Georgie

  17. SGS Rawkstar Amanda

    September 19th, 2018 at 12:58 pm

    Hey Georgie,

    Thank you so much!

    We cannot wait for you to get your book and start cookin as well.

    Cheers!

  18. claudine cason

    September 19th, 2018 at 1:57 pm

    I am anxious to make the fat bombs

  19. SGS Rawkstar Amanda

    September 20th, 2018 at 2:01 pm

    Hey Claudine,

    We hope you enjoy it!! 🙂

  20. Angela

    September 19th, 2018 at 5:33 pm

    The Lemon Fat Bomb Tarts are the perfect option for me. In the evening I am always looking for that little something to take a bite of and this will help me replace the desire to seek out some candy a family member may have around.

  21. SGS Rawkstar Amanda

    September 20th, 2018 at 2:08 pm

    Hey Angela,

    I hear you! I am always looking for something tasty in the afternoon and this definitely helps me to make a better choice.

  22. Shannon

    March 26th, 2019 at 9:09 pm

    YUM-O! I have made these twice in one month, they are that delish! Thank you for the new item to the snack rotation.

  23. SGS Rawkstar Carissa

    March 27th, 2019 at 2:54 pm

    Yay!!! SO happy you love this delicious snack, Shannon!

  24. Katarina

    May 1st, 2019 at 3:29 am

    Can I use honey instead of maple syrup?

  25. SGS Rawkstar Carissa

    May 1st, 2019 at 1:58 pm

    Yes, you can totally use honey if you prefer that!

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