Along with millions of others, we discovered that eating foods high in healthy fats and very low in carbs/sugar trains your body to burn fat instead of sugar as an energy source. Common benefits people may experience on a low carb, high fat lifestyle are weight loss, increased energy, suppressed appetite, and mental sharpness. Recent studies are also suggesting being in a fat-burning state, or ketosis, can alleviate many health complications.
To stay in ketosis, most people will target no more than 20 grams of net carbs with a focus on foods high in healthy fats. Net carbs are calculated by taking total carbohydrates and subtracting dietary fiber and sugar alcohols. These are typically subtracted since most of it isn't metabolized in the body. It is best that these are very low glycemic fibers and natural sugar alcohols that won't raise your blood sugar or insulin levels.
This means that most ice creams are off-limits if you want to stay in a fat-burning state. Potential options are either low fat, contain added sugar, and/or contain too many carbs. Many flavors also contain non-keto-friendly ingredients like cane sugar, corn syrup, and wheat. Low fat ice creams are typically not as satiating and can lead to carb/sugar overconsumption. They also lack the taste, texture, and structure of real ice cream.
Rebel Ice Cream is the first low carb, high fat, no sugar added ice cream on the market. We've worked with food scientists to find the perfect ratio of keto-friendly ingredients that makes it as low carb as possible while still maintaining the taste and texture that ice cream deserves. Rebel Ice Cream passes the "kid" test. We hope to prove that you don't need sugar to have a delicious and creamy ice cream.
Embrace the fat. Drop the sugar. Be a Rebel!
We had been making homemade ice cream for years before we decided to eat healthier, ketogenic foods. After switching our fuel source from sugar to healthy fats, we had never felt better. However, existing ice cream options had too much sugar and did not have the creamy texture of real ice cream. Rather than give up ice cream forever, we set out to "ketofy" our favorite recipes. After months of tests and working with various food scientists, we had finally developed the lowest net carb ice cream that had the taste and structure that ice cream deserves.
To test and validate the demand for this concept, we ran a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign in Dec 2017. We were overwhelmed with the response! We hit our goal within 3 hours of launch and ultimately raised $80k, one of the largest Kickstarter campaigns for a perishable food product in the small batch category.
We have partnered up with the industry's best suppliers, manufacturers, and fulfillment companies to provide you with real, creamy, delicious ice cream that is as low carb as possible. However, our primary mission is to convert others to a ketogenic way of eating and convince the world that you don't need sugar to enjoy delicious ice cream. Help us expand this 'Rebel'ution by convincing your local store to carry the lowest net carb ice cream on the market!
Austin & Courtney
We are such fans of Rebel that we've included a link to their kickstarter video below. We love this product!