Blueberry "Yogurt" Bites (Paleo + AIP)
I discovered during my AIP Whole30 that the hardest thing to eat enough of was fat. I am a nut butter addict, so I had no problems beforehand because whenever I was a bit hungry, I'd pop a spoonful (or three...) of almond or cashew butter in my mouth and go on my merry way. Don't ever expect me to do that with coconut butter. Just... no.
Without nuts and seeds to munch for an easy fat source, I'm down to coconut (milk/oil/butter), olives, avocados, bacon and oils/fats. However, I don't believe cooking my food in an oil/fat really does much and I'm not a huge salad person. I can devour loads of olives and avocado, but I need some variety in my diet! Also, still not a fan of coconut. I know, I'm working on it, but I don't think I will ever LOVE the stuff. So, I disguise it.
Now that my Whole30 is over, I don't have to worry so much about SWYPO and can focus totally on nutrition, regardless of the vehicle. Therefore, I came up with these little morsels. All of the fats in coconut, almost none of the taste without a bunch of sugar. Boom.
Blueberry "Yogurt" Fat Bomb Bites
3/4cup fresh blueberries
1/3cup coconut oil, melted
1/4cup coconut milk
1/4cup coconut butter, softened*
Add all ingredients to a food processor or blender and pulse until well mixed. Do not worry about the blueberries being totally smooth, that's up to you.
Scoop dollops into a silicon ice cube or candy tray or a paper lined muffin tin. I used a mini muffin tin for tiny bites.
Refrigerate 30 minutes or until solid. Store in a sealed container in the fridge.
Keeps for at least 3-4 days, freeze any you don't expect to consume by then.
Try different fruits! Almost any fresh fruits should work, though the tiny seeds in raspberries and the like may be obnoxious.
*I haven't made these without coconut butter yet, but you may be able to skip by increasing the coconut milk and oil.