Homemade Keto Mayo
Are you considering making your own homemade keto mayo?
You should! There's a few things you should know first...
The first time I made mayo, it was a soupy disaster because I was impatient and just dumped all the oil in.
Don't get me wrong...
This is an incredibly easy skill to master. All it requires is a little knowledge and patience.
I tried using a variety of mixing tools and settled on my hand mixer because for me, it's the easiest.
Here's what you need to know...
Follow the recipe and add the oil very, very slowly.
Check out the video for a demonstration of just how slowly.
If you add the oil too fast you "break" the mayo. You'll know it's broken if you've got a soupy mess on your hands!!
Macros for Keto Mayo
99% Fat ~ 0% Net Carb ~ 1% Protein
Making your own keto mayo is as simple as learning a few basic mayo making skills!
Watch the video for a tutorial and make sure to check the blog post if you accidentally break the mayo!
Separate your eggs into your tall mixing bowl and discard the egg whites.
Beat the egg yolks until foamy.
This is where things can get a bit tricky. With your blender running, very slowly drizzle in your avocado oil. Proceed with the utmost amount of caution. Do NOT be brave and dump it all on!! Continue beating while adding the oil at a slow drizzle.
Note: The nutrition facts are for one FULL recipe so that you can divide it out based on the number of servings you ended up with.
Fixing "Broken" Keto Mayo
What if you have broken mayo?
You can fix it!
Start over with a new batch of mayo and don't break it this time.
If you're like me, this may take a few batches. Plenty to share with friends!!
When you master making your Keto Mayo, slowly pour in the broken mayo that's been sitting there breaking your heart.
The broken mayo will whip right into your successful batch.
Now, what to do with all this keto mayo??
What Substitutions Will Work?
Keto Sweetener Substitutions
If you haven't already tried Bocha Sweet, I highly recommend you do.
It's a superfood alternative sweetener made from a Japanese pumpkin called the Kabocha pumpkin.
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Liquid Stevia would work here as well. I would use only two drops in this Keto Mayo recipe as the sweetener really just rounds out the flavor.
What is your favorite Keto Sweetener? Comment below and let me know!
Get The Ingredients Used In Homemade Keto Mayo!
- Avocado Oil
- White Wine Vinegar
- Sea Salt
- Dry Mustard
- Bocha Sweet (Seriously, you need this!)
- Young Living Lemon Vitality Essential Oil
- Tall glass bowl that your mixer beaters will just fit in
- Hand mixer
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How To Make Homemade Keto Mayo
- 3 egg yolks (pasteurized)
- 1 Tbsp White Wine Vinegar
- 1⁄2 tsp Salt
- 1⁄2 tsp dry mustard
- 2 cups Avocado Oil
- 4-8 drops Young Living Lemon Vitality Essential Oil, optional
- 1 tsp Bocha Sweet, optional (balances flavors)
- Beat the egg yolks.
- Add in white wine vinegar and salt.
- Now it's time to add the oil and this is where things can get dicey! You want to add the oil in VERY slowly.
I get you– patience isn't my strong point either. The first time I made this it was a disaster. Don't be like me!!
- With your mixer on medium speed, drizzle in the avocado oil a few drops at a time. (See video)
- Once all the oil is added and you have a nice creamy mayo– finish it off with your optional ingredients of dry mustard, Young Living Lemon Vitality Essential Oil & your Bocha Sweet or other sweetener to taste.
Tara is a Certified Holistic Health Coach who specializes in whole body health & wellness through holistic principles. Her passion is creating low-carb, grain-free, keto-friendly recipes and helping others learn the whole-body benefits of a ketogenic lifestyle.
When she isn't creating recipes in the kitchen, you can find her hanging with her kids, immersed in a good book, traveling with her husband, attending various educational conferences or just relaxing with her four cats!