Fat vs protein on Keto – what’s more important? Some people claim fat is the key macro to watch. Their mantra is “You must eat fat to burn fat”.
Others will bite your head off if you suggest this (I don’t want to point any fingers but it’s mostly people from r/keto subreddit). They will tell you firmly that “Fat is not a goal” – and you should only watch carbs and protein.
So what’s the deal? Let’s look into this. Keep reading “Fat vs protein on Keto”
“Clean Keto” vs “Dirty Keto” is the latest debate amongst the adepts of ketogenic lifestyle. So what does clean Keto actually mean?
Keto diet is not owned by any one author or company. So there are no strict “canonical” definitions. New concepts and ideas just sort of emerge from the Keto community and get propagated online on Keto websites and social media. Keep reading “What is Clean Keto?”
Started Keto – but struggling to get into ketosis? You are not alone.
Most people make the switch within 1-2 weeks. But for some of us, it takes much longer.
And the transition period is not exactly fun. Your body is still craving carbs, so you are very likely to experience tiredness, sugar cravings and possibly also the infamous Keto flu.
Is there anything you can do to get into ketosis faster? Yes! Here’s a quick guide to simple steps you can take to break into ketosis faster. Keep reading “How to Get into Ketosis Faster”
Keto Diet is growing more popular, with millions of devoted followers singing its praises.
One possible downside of this popularity is unrealistic expectations. As a first-timer, do you know exactly what to expect?
The truth is, Keto is not all plain sailing – especially in the beginning. For most people, it has to get worse (temporarily!) before it gets better.
Keep reading “Keto Diet: What to Expect”
You already know about the benefits of a low-carb diet. Some of us are tempted to go even further.
Cutting down carbs to 20-30g a day makes you lose weight quickly and painlessly.
So, if you cut your carbs down to zero, it will be even better – right?
Not necessarily. Here’s why. Keep reading “Zero-carb diet – worth a try?”
Are you looking for Keto recipes? At a glance, it seems like there are many choices.
Google brings up hundreds of Keto websites. Facebook has dozens of pages about Keto and low-carb cooking. Pinterest is brimming with photos of low-carb food.
But not all these recipes are as good as they look.
Keep reading “Book Review: The Ketogenic Cookbook”
Are you eating enough fat? If you are on a ketogenic diet, like Keto or Atkins Induction, you must eat fat to get thin. Here’s the list of 30 best low-carb high-fat foods to enjoy on Keto
Fat is wonderful. Fat adds joy to food. You can indulge in fantastically rich and scrumptious meals while losing weight. Easy, right?
But we’ve been brainwashed by decades of misguided anti-fat propaganda. Habits are hard to reverse.
Keep reading “30 Best Low-Carb High-Fat Keto Foods”
I hope you are making the most of the berries season.
We know berries and cream are a match made in heaven. This recipe takes it one step further.
Blueberries sit on top of rich creamy mascarpone filling, inside golden almond-flour crust. Perfect combination of tangy and sweet tastes, offset by contrasting textures: crispy crust, smooth cream and plump fresh blueberries. Keep reading “Low-Carb Blueberry Tart”
The Scotch egg is an all-time classic British recipe, beloved in its homeland. If you are not from Britain, you might find it a bit baffling. But it really is a brilliant recipe. Basically, it is an egg wrapped in sausage. Simple and clever!
It comes out as a small and perfectly portable parcel of protein and fat. Ideal for a quick Keto snack, or breakfast on the go.
The traditional recipe calls for the breadcrumbs coating for the eggs. For our Keto version, we just swap breadcrumbs for almond flour, or just skip this step. Keep reading “Low-Carb Scotch Eggs – a Perfectly Portable Parcel of Protein”
Keto mousse is a simple dessert that helps to satisfy sweet cravings. It’s very simple to make – we just whip up some fat (like cream, butter, cream cheese, mascarpone) with flavours. This version combines a high-fat base with vanilla and berries, for a rich, creamy and fruity taste.
It is delicious, summery and very, very high in fat. Anyone who is not on a ketogenic diet should probably stop reading now! You have been warned. Keep reading “Vanilla keto mousse with blueberries”