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Summer Berry Meringues (Low Carb and Gluten Free)

  • Yield: 6 servings 1x

Description

The perfect low carb and low calorie dessert for summer – beautiful, easy, and delicious!


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar substitute (or honey)

For the meringue:

  • 5 egg whites
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar substitute
  • 1/2 tsp xanthan gum (optional)
  • 2 tsp white vinegar

Instructions

  1. Wash and slice the berries. In a medium bowl, combine the berries and sweetener, gently tossing to coat. Spoon the berries into one large, or 6 small baking dishes.

For the meringue:

  1. Combine the egg whites, sweetener, and xanthan gum in a large bowl. Whip until stiff peaks form. Add the vinegar and whip until just combined. Spoon the meringue over the berries.
  2. Bake in a preheated 300 degree (F) oven for about 40 minutes for one large, and 25 minutes for 6 small meringues. Remove, and serve immediately for a crisp exterior.

Notes

Approximate nutrition info per serving: 47 calories, 0g fat, 5.5g net carbs, 4g protein