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Low-Carb Baked Plums with Ginger & Orange

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Plums, ginger, orange and cinnamon, simplicity at its best. Perfect for breakfast or pudding. These baked plums with ginger and orange are the ultimate tasty, speedy treat and with plums in season now, it’s super cheap to make.

It’s preferable that the plums are slightly underripe, otherwise they will over cook and fall apart… though this still tastes awesome too! Serve with either Greek or coconut yoghurt.

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Serving size 6 slices

Allergy information for Low-Carb Baked Plums with Ginger & Orange

✔  Gluten free
✔  Dairy free
✔  Egg free
✔  Nut free
✔  Nightshade free
✔  Pork free
✔  Avocado free
✔  Fish free
✔  Shellfish free
✔  Beef free

Nutritional values (per serving, 6 slices)

Net carbs6.2 grams
Protein0.5 grams
Fat0.2 grams
Calories29 kcal
Calories from carbs 88%, protein 7%, fat 5%
Total carbs7.2 gramsFiber1.1 gramsSugars5.5 gramsSaturated fat0 gramsSodium0 mg(0% RDA)Magnesium5 mg(1% RDA)Potassium102 mg(5% EMR)

Ingredients (makes 6 servings)

  • 5 firm plums, pitted (330 g/ 11.6 oz)
  • 2-inch ginger, peeled (18 g/ 0.6 oz)
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • zest of 1 large organic orange
  • 1-2 tbsp water
  • 10-15 drops liquid stevia, or to taste
  • Serving suggestions: serve each portion with 2-4 heaping tablespoons of full-fat Greek yoghurt or coconut yogurt


  1. Preheat oven to 375 F (190 C fan assisted). Wash the plums. Slice in half and remove the stones. Cut into segments. Roughly 8 segments per plum and place on a baking tray. Low-Carb Baked Plums with Ginger & Orange
  2. Peel the ginger, grate and place in a bowl. Zest the orange. Add to the bowl with the ginger, cinnamon and water. Pour over the plums and mix well. Low-Carb Baked Plums with Ginger & Orange
  3. Rearrange the plums on the baking tray, flesh side down so the plums don’t overlap. Bake in the oven for about 20 minutes. If your plums are riper they will need less cooking time, approximately 10 minutes in total. Remove from the oven and serve warm or cold, your choice, with coconut or Greek yoghurt. Option to drizzle with a little honey if you like things sweeter. Low-Carb Baked Plums with Ginger & Orange

Ingredient nutritional breakdown (per serving, 6 slices)

Net carbsProteinFatCalories
Plums, raw
5.5 g0.4 g0.2 g25 kcal
Ginger root, fresh
0.5 g0.1 g0 g2 kcal
Cinnamon, spices
0.1 g0 g0 g1 kcal
Orange peel (zest), fresh
0.1 g0 g0 g1 kcal
Stevia extract (SweetLeaf or NuNaturals, natural low-carb sweetener)
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Total per serving, 6 slices
6.2 g0.5 g0.2 g29 kcal

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Food is one of life’s most powerful medicines. I’m a true testament that once you find the right approach for you, you can overcome poor health through the healing power of food.

I believe the secret to radiant health starts and ends with a healthy gut so my recipes are all grain, gluten and refined sugar free. Most are also dairy-free.

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Comments (2)

In the ingredients it's written "5 tbsp of water (75 ml/ 2.5 fl oz)," but in your instruction you use only 1 tbsp of water. Where do the rest of 4 tbsp of water go? ;)
p.s. by the way it's extremely delicious recipe! Thank you! i made it several times by using water by eye ;)

Thank you! I'm not sure what happened there but you are right - it should be 1-2 tablespoons. I think it won't matter if you use more as you will get more juices but I'll fix it now 😊