No Sugar! Blueberry White Chocolate Panna Cotta (dairy-free, keto, low-carb + paleo)

White Chocolate Panna Cotta Dessert #keto #lowcarb #sugarfree #dairyfreeCups of dairy-free, keto panna cotta, flavored with notes of keto white chocolate and sweetened with fresh blueberries. Boosted with collagen and gelatin!

Friends! I’ve been feeling powerless these last couple of days. Last week, smoke from the forest fires in the USA crossed the border into Canada making our air quality really, really bad. 1 hour outside is equivalent to 4 hours in a car with a smoker… with the windows shut. Seeing the smoke cloud our skies has made me feel powerless in the face of natural disaster, but also so thankful that I’ve committed myself to my health; and the health of my family, to do everything in my power to limit our exposure beyond what radio and TV has been advising.

This experience got me thinking of when I first started taking care of my body – when I realized that the way I was feeding myself wasn’t conducive to a long and healthful life. Something needed to change… and I felt powerless. I don’t wish this feeling upon anyone. Which is why, when I started to get a handle on things, I started HP so that I could share my pursuit with those that felt called to begin theirs, too.

Over the years, I’ve been diligent in sharing the best of the best – keto recipes, keto videos, keto programs, keto guides, and powerful practices that make the difference. Like you, I value spending time with my family, taking care of our health and making steps toward healthful, keto change that don’t break the bank. Healing our bodies shouldn’t be reserved for the “elite”, which is why I do my best to provide you with all of the details of the most-powerful actions and strategies so that you can make a decision for yourself.

12 months ago, I was introduced to collagen. I dabbled in using it here and there, but never fully committed to it as I didn’t enjoy the taste and found it a bit too irritating to my gut. Then, I found Vital Proteins. I had a scoop of Vital Proteins grass-fed collagen every day for 30 days and was pleasantly surprised with the subtle changes. Changes that only continue to improve as time goes on.Blueberry White Chocolate Panna Cotta #keto #paleo #sugarfree #fats #hflc #lowcarb

Adding a scoop of Vital Proteins grass-fed, keto collagen into my tea, water, homemade keto lemonade (recipe in my keto book, The Keto Beginning), has changed so much for me looking back over the last 8 months since I committed to having it every day. My hair is stronger, my skin is softer (it’s never dry), my nails are stronger, I don’t get bloated as much, my digestion is stronger (less food irritation), and our grocery bill has reduced slightly because we don’t rely too heavily on various keto protein powders as much anymore.

I’m so pleased with my collagen experience; as are all of my clients, that I created another collagen-based keto recipe for you to perhaps nudge you in the collagen direction with me. Not the “right” direction, just a direction that you may want to experiment with to see if it will work for you, too.

Enjoy!

Blueberry White Chocolate Panna Cotta #keto #paleo #sugarfree #fats #hflc #lowcarb

5.0 from 2 reviews
Keto Blueberry White Chocolate Panna Cotta
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Recipe type: Paleo, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Refined sugar-free, Yeast-free, Corn-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Egg-free, Low-Carb, Keto
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Serves: 4
 
Cups of dairy-free, keto <g class="gr_ gr_84 gr-alert gr_spell gr_run_anim gr_inline_cards ContextualSpelling ins-del" id="84" data-gr-id="84">panna cotta</g>, flavored with notes of keto white chocolate and sweetened with fresh blueberries.
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Add ¼ cup of the coconut milk to a small bowl. Add the gelatin and stir to combine until completely smooth. Then, add collagen and stir again until smooth. Set aside.
  2. Add remaining coconut milk, cacao butter, vanilla and xylitol to a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, until cacao butter is melted. Stir for 2-3 minutes for xylitol to dissolve.
  3. Whisk in collagen mixture. Remove from heat and whisk for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Drop in blueberries, give a little stir. Pour into 4 small cups. I used 150mL cups. Place on a baking sheet and chill in the fridge for 2 hours.
Notes
Cacao Butter: is the fat from chocolate which gives this low-carb, keto <g class="gr_ gr_89 gr-alert gr_spell gr_run_anim gr_inline_cards ContextualSpelling ins-del" id="89" data-gr-id="89">panna cotta</g> it’s white chocolate flavor. You could also use coconut oil, but it would change the flavor slightly.

Xylitol: feel free to use your favorite sweetener here. Alcohol-free stevia would be nice. And, if you have a sugar-free pallet (ie. you’ve been doing sugar-free for a pretty long time) you may find that you don’t need to sweeten this keto dessert at all.

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Blueberry White Chocolate Panna Cotta #keto #paleo #sugarfree #fats #hflc #lowcarb

I recommend (and use) Aroy-D full-fat coconut milk because it’s the only one I’ve found that’s just coconut extract and water. No preservatives that make your gut feel funky!

Blueberry White Chocolate Panna Cotta #keto #paleo #sugarfree #fats #hflc #lowcarb

If you don’t have a good scale, this is what 55 grams of cacao butter looks like. If you’re sensitive to stimulants, you may react to cacao butter… be mindful and perhaps try cacao butter in the morning first to see if you react to it.

Blueberry White Chocolate Panna Cotta #keto #paleo #sugarfree #fats #hflc #lowcarb

Combining the collagen and gelatin in a separate bowl ensures that you don’t have chunky pieces in your keto dessert.

Blueberry White Chocolate Panna Cotta #keto #paleo #sugarfree #fats #hflc #lowcarb

Once complete, pour into 4 cups and chill until you’re ready to devour.

Blueberry White Chocolate Panna Cotta #keto #paleo #sugarfree #fats #hflc #lowcarb

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  1. Hi Leanne! Just stumbled upon your blog and it’s awesome!! Will definitely be trying this soon. I was wondering if I could use regular white chocolate instead of the cacao butter (you said I could sub coconut oil and a bit is fine but I wouldn’t like for it to be the predominant flavor)? I know it’s not as healthy but cacao/coca butter is nearly IMPOSSIBLE to find here!
    Thanks a lot!!

    • Hi Alaa! You could, I’m sure. May be worthwhile to find sugar-free white chocolate… xo thanks for your amazing comment!

  2. Loved this recipe! I used a little bit of stevia and, honestly, it almost didn’t need it! Definitely going to be making these bad boys again!

  3. Amazing, amazing, these are BLISS. Thanks for the recipe… now i will be concerned that i am eating too much Good Fats :)

  4. I made these yesterday. Any idea why mine separated? Cacao butter ended up a solid layer at the top!

  5. These look delicious. But, please help! I’m now officially all confused: what is the difference between collagen and gelatin? And what are peptides? Thank you!!!!

    • Gelatin is what you use to make jello-style dessert. You have to warm it up gently, let it bloom and as it cools it sets and gives you this specific consistency. If you add it to hot liquid it’ll clump up. Collagen (the peptides) is the gelatin that is further processed, hydrolyzed, making it more digestible. It doesn’t gel, doesn’t affect the texture of the liquid you add it to, hot or cold, it dissolves completely. In this recipe gelatin would be essential to achieve the texture, collagen is added for extra protein. If you don’t have any it souldn’t affect the end result.

    • Gelatin turns things gummy. Collagen does not! The recipe will be liquidy if you don’t use gelatin. DO NOT double up on the gelatin ;)

  6. Hi – I was wondering if there is a difference between the Vital Proteins and Great Lakes Gelatin Collagen Hydrolysate?

    Thanks!!!!

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    • Thanks for the reply!! My sister had sent me the link for the panna cotta and noticed that you used the collagen. Like I said, I had purchased the Great Lakes collagen and was wondering if one was better than the other if they were totally different “animals” . I did have a bit of a reaction to it:( Stopped using it. I think I’ll purchased the Vital Proteins.
      Thanks for your response!!

      Gerri

    • Hi Kim! This is a high-fat blog that focuses on using healthy fats to heal our bodies… ;)

      • Would you double the amount of gelatin or just omit the peptides alltogether? Thanks!!

      • Hi Leanne love love love your keto recipes and all the great stuff I’ve learned! Thank you?However, I’m trying to learn my I phone…. But I stumbled on reply… So that’s awesome. I’m trying to figure out my browser, but I’m getting all your e-mails! That’s a good thing!
        Dolores

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