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: 2 - 4 Prep Time: Cooking Time:


  • 3 egg whites
  • 4 tablespoons of gelatin powder (natural, grass-fed and flavorless)
  • 1/2 cup of birch xylitol
  • 1/2 vanilla pod
  • 1 spoonful of arrowrot (optional)
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 pinch of salt


  1. Process the xylitol with the blender for a few minutes to make it like a powder.
  2. In a large bowl, start to mount the whites to snow. Add the cream of tartar and little by little the crushed xylitol. Keep beating until you get perfectly mounted whites.
  3. With a knife cut the vanilla bean and remove the seeds, add the seeds to the whites and beat more pair to impregnate them.
  4. Mix the gelatin with 1 cup of boiling water and mix well. The gelatin has to get rid of completely. Add 1 pinch of salt.
  5. Beat the whites again and slowly add 1 teaspoon of water with gelatin. Attention not to disassemble the 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 spoonful 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 4 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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