A sweet Valentaine’s day gift: Homemade Sugar-free Marshmallow

created by Eloisa Faltoni
A sweet Valentaine’s day gift: Homemade Sugar-free Marshmallow

The marshmallow is undoubtedly one of the most famous treats in the world and it is also very fun. It has a sweet taste like a candy but its texture is like a cloud. Today I propose my healthy and sugar-free version of this sweet, so that you can surprise your partner with a bag of handmade goodies on Valentine’s Day.

Happy Valentine’s Day to everyone!

Sugar-free Marshmallow

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Phase 2 Serves: 3 - 2 Prep Time: Cooking Time:


  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 tablespoons agar agar powder (not flakes or strings)
  • 1/2 cup of birch xylitol
  • 1/2 vanilla pod
  • 1 tablespoon of arrowroot (optional)
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar


  1. In a large bowl, start to whisk the egg whites. Add the cream of tartar. Keep whisking until stiff peaks forms.
  2. With a knife cut the vanilla bean and remove the seeds, add the seeds to the whites and beat again.
  3. Made a sort of syrup: boil the water and agar agar for 3 minutes stirring frequently.
  4. Add xylitol and boil for another 3 minutes stirring constantly over medium-low heat.
  5. While whisking the egg whites add 1 teaspoon of syrup. Pay attention not to disassemble the egg whites. Continue until you finish the water. There must be a white, shiny and sparkling compound.
  6. Optional: Sprinkle the base of a silicone mold with 1/2 tablespoon of arrowroot.
  7. Pour the compound into a silicone mold (or another mold lined with baking paper) and level it with a spatula.
  8. Optional: sprinkle the surface with the remaining arrowroot.
  9. Leave in the refrigerator at least 2 hours.
  10. Demolish carefully and cut into squares.

This recipe is compatible with the Fast Metabolism Diet – FMD Phase 2; With these quantities, you got 3 protein servings for P2 snack for <20 pounds.


WARNING FOR CELIAC: always check that the products that you use are certified without gluten, for who has doubts in this respect can be informed in the following link: http://bit.ly/GlutenFreeSymbology

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