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You may know by now that not all fruit is keto friendly. However, monk fruit and monk fruit extract are not like the typical fruits you’ll find at the grocery store (in fact, you probably won’t find the whole fruit at your grocery store at all). Is monk fruit keto friendly … and what is it, anyway?
Let’s go over what exactly is monk fruit, monk fruit benefits, carbs, and whether monk fruit sweetener is worth incorporating into your keto way of eating. I’ll also show you 15+ keto monk fruit sweetener recipes that taste delicious.
Monk Fruit Table Of Contents
What Is Monk Fruit?
Monk fruit, also known as luo han guo or Buddha fruit, is a small tropical melon. Monk fruit gets its name from the Luo Han monks who cultivated them centuries ago in southeast Asia.
What Is Monk Fruit Sweetener?
Monk fruit sweetener is a kind of natural sugar substitute that can take a couple different forms:
- Pure Monk Fruit Extract – This type of monk fruit sweetener is the pure,…