I have tried many different low-carb and keto-friendly breakfast cereals and granola in search of a comparable experience to that of cereals you would find on the shelf at your local grocery store, and until now, none of them have delivered like Magic Spoon has. Magic Spoon cereals both taste and feel like normal, crunchy, carbohydrate-rich sugary cereal… except that they aren’t.
I recently discovered a keto-focused food website called KetoFridge which carries a number of keto-friendly products, including a chocolate frosted donut marketed under their KeDough Bakery brand. Keto-friendly baked goods that are done well are extremely hard to find, so I had to give these a shot and see for myself. Surprisingly, these donuts were pretty delicious and also had a fairly accurate baked good feel in the mouth, feeling much like a cake style donut. The chocolate frosting had a slightly gritty, made-from-sugar-granules feel as well, which overall made these to be very satisfying donuts.
One of my favorite sweet treats are brownies. And I don’t mean fluffy chocolate cake taking the form of a little square, I mean dense, chewy, fudgey brownies. I have tried countless low-carb, diabetic, and sugar-free brownie mixes and have been sorely disappointed… until now. They still are not quite the consistency of a real brownie made with sugar, however the Gourmet Chocolate Brownie Mix from Diabetic Kitchen produces the closest approximation that I’ve found by a pretty wide margin.
After ChocZero changed their recipe (see updated post here), I decided to try and find some other sources of keto-friendly chocolate and came across SKINNYme. They don’t have as many options as ChocZero and unfortunately no milk chocolate (my favorite) but I decided to give them a try anyway as they have a free trial. They describe their chocolate as “Zero Sugar, Low Calorie, Low Net Carb Dark Chocolate”.
For a very long time I was in search of a low-sugar or sugar-free chocolate that didn’t taste… off. That wasn’t gritty in the mouth. That actually tasted and felt like chocolate. I tried various big candy brands’ sugar-free options but these mostly used sugar alcohols so I was unable to eat more than a piece or two at a time (see my article on sugar alcohols for why). Then I found ChocZero and my ketogenic life changed forever. Continue reading “ChocZero”