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Pumpkin Keto Bites in the Ninja Foodi Recipe

Written by: Lucas Johnson

Just whipped up some pumpkin keto bites in my Ninja Foodi. Easy peasy! Almond flour, pumpkin puree, a dash of spice, and voila! Perfectly moist, guilt-free treats. Can't wait to share!

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You're in for a treat with this one. Imagine the coziness of fall packed into little bites, perfect for a quick snack or a healthy dessert. Pumpkin keto bites - they are as delightful as they sound. Flavorful, with that familiar hint of pumpkin spice, and the best part? They're keto-friendly! Even if you're watching your carbs, you won't have to miss out. Prefect to be made in the Ninja Foodi, they're an absolute breeze. Now, let's get cooking, shall we?

Ingredients for Pumpkin Keto Bites

  • Almond flour: Provides a low-carb base with a nutty flavor, adding texture and structure to the pumpkin keto bites.
  • Pumpkin puree: Infuses the bites with a rich pumpkin flavor and moistness, enhancing the overall taste and seasonal appeal.
  • Erythritol: A sugar substitute that adds sweetness without the carbs, keeping the bites keto-friendly and satisfyingly sweet.
  • Pumpkin pie spice: A blend of warm spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves that gives the bites a cozy, autumnal flavor profile.
  • Baking powder: Helps the bites rise and become light and fluffy, ensuring a soft and airy texture in the final product.
  • Egg: Acts as a binding agent, holding the ingredients together and contributing to the structure and moisture of the bites.
  • Vanilla extract: Enhances the overall flavor profile by adding a hint of sweetness and warmth to the pumpkin keto bites.

Kitchen Tools Required

  • Mixing bowl: To combine and mix all the ingredients thoroughly.
  • Mini muffin tin: For baking the pumpkin keto bites in individual portions.
  • Ninja Foodi: To bake the pumpkin keto bites at the specified temperature.

Serves: 12 people

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Total time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup erythritol (or preferred sweetener)
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the Ninja Foodi to 350°F (180°C).
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine almond flour, pumpkin puree, erythritol, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, salt, egg, and vanilla extract. Mix until well combined.
  3. Scoop the batter into a greased mini muffin tin, filling each cup about 3/4 full.
  4. Place the muffin tin in the Ninja Foodi and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  5. Allow the pumpkin keto bites to cool before serving.

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 78 kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 3g | Total Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 0.5g | Trans Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 67mg | Dietary Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 41mg | Potassium: 94mg | Iron: 1mg | Vitamin A: 238µg | Vitamin C: 1mg

Preparing Pumpkin Keto Bites in Advance

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Prepare the pumpkin keto bites as per the recipe.
  • Once baked and cooled, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Freezing Instructions

  • After baking and cooling, place the pumpkin keto bites on a baking sheet in a single layer.
  • Freeze until solid, then transfer to a freezer-safe bag or container.
  • Label with the date and store in the freezer for up to 2 months.

One interesting fact about these pumpkin keto bites is that you can add a sprinkle of pumpkin seeds on top before baking for an extra crunch and boost of healthy fats. It adds a nice texture and flavor to the bites!

Common Questions About This Keto-Friendly Treat

FAQ:
Can I use a different sweetener in this recipe?
Yes, you can substitute erythritol with your preferred sweetener following a similar sweetness level.
How should I store these pumpkin keto bites?
Store the pumpkin keto bites in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Can I freeze these pumpkin keto bites?
Yes, you can freeze the pumpkin keto bites in a freezer-safe container for up to 2 months.
Can I use regular flour instead of almond flour?
Almond flour works best for this recipe, but you can try using a different flour at your own discretion.
Can I omit the egg in this recipe?
The egg helps bind the ingredients together, but you can try using a flax egg or egg replacer for a similar result.

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