Almond Strawberry Squares

    (Total Time: 18 MIN| Serves: 8)


    1 ½ cup almond flour

    ¼ cup almonds, ground

    1 tbsp. cocoa powder, unsweetened

    1 tsp baking powder

    ½ cup heavy cream

    ½ cup almond milk

    1 large egg

    1 tsp vanilla extract

    For the strawberry layer:

    ½ cup fresh strawberries, chopped

    1 cup whipped cream

    2 tbsp. Greek yogurt


    In a large mixing bowl, combine almond flour, ground almonds, and cocoa powder. Mix until well combined
    In a separate bowl, whisk eggs, heavy cream, and vanilla extract. Now, combine dry and wet ingredients and mix together until well incorporated.
    Plug in your instant pot and pour in 2 cups of water. Position a trivet in the stainless steel insert. Line a 6-inches springform pan with some parchment paper. Spread the previously prepared mixture evenly and place the pan on top of a trivet. Securely lock the lid and adjust the steam release handle. Press the “Manual” button and set the timer for 8 minutes. Cook on high pressure.
    When done, perform a quick release and open the pot. Carefully transfer the pan to a wire rack and let it cool completely.
    Meanwhile, combine all strawberry layer ingredients in a food processor. Pulse until creamy. Spoon this mixture onto chilled crust. Using a kitchen spatula, spread the mixture evenly.
    Refrigerate for 45 minutes, or freeze for 20 minutes. Cut into squares before serving.

    Per Serving (Calories 171 | Total Fats 15.8g | Net Carbs: 3.2g | Protein 3.9g |Fiber: 1.7g)