Keto diet has become very popular nowadays, and many people see it as the best possible way to lose weight. Although there is a lot of info on the internet about the keto diet, most of the future possible triers still need to spend hours reviewing the food they can eat and the plans they must follow. Primarily, the keto diet represents lowered carbohydrate intake to 50 grams (preferably 20) and eating food containing mostly fat. Because of the low carbohydrate intake, the body needs to use and burn fat. The mind and the body need their fuel, so the liver uses body fat to produce ketone bodies to feed the organism. That explains the name of the diet.
This diet is pretty famous, mainly because it consists of consuming meat and avoiding bread, pasta, and sugars like sweets and fruit. Although there are limitations in this diet, the big bonus is that most of the people trying this diet can eat their favorite food. And there are so many different types of food allowed to eat and an almost limitless number of recipes. In this text, you can find the ten most popular keto diet recipes.
1. Keto pizza in less than ten minutes
The first one needs to be one of the most worshiped things ever, pizza! What you need for this meal is: (2) egg whites, (1) egg, (2) spoons of parmesan for the base and peeled tomato, mixed with gouda, mozzarella, and just a little bit of ham, plus spices.
Put all the ingredients for the base in a blender for about a minute. While blender does its work, put a greased pan to a medium temperature, then pour the mixture onto the pan. When baking the base is over, put the peeled tomato on it, add grated gouda, thinly slices of ham, and mozzarella.
2. Walnut porridge
Needed: walnuts, a spoon of ground flax and chia seeds, 150 ml of coconut milk, two spoons of sweet cream, 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, and 1/3 teaspoon of vanilla extract. Mix all the ingredients and let stand for the chia seeds to soak up the liquid and make a thick pudding-like porridge.
3. Egg salad with chicken
To begin, you need (3) hardboiled eggs, 100 grams of cooked chicken, (2) onions, (2) spoons of mayonnaise, a spoon of sour cream and mustard, and a teaspoon of lemon.
Cut the eggs into quarters lengthwise, then finely chop the onion and chicken and mix with the eggs. Whisk the mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard, and lemon sauce, and merge it with the rest of the salad.
4. Chili con carne
Ingredients for this delicious meal are 500 grams of ground beef, 400 grams of peeled tomato, 1dl of freshwater, spoon of grease, yellow and red peppers x2, onion head and (4) garlic cloves plus spices: a teaspoon of oregano, cumin, chili, and salt with 1/3 teaspoon of black pepper.
Pour the fat into a pan until it heats up, then put the chopped purple onion on the hot fat. Add salt and simmer over low heat until the onion softens. After that, add the meat and cook it until it turns white on all sides than chop the meat on small pieces. Add the peppers and fry for a minute and then add the rest of the spices, chopped garlic, water, and tomato.
5. Sausages with eggs and spinach
You will need 200 grams of sausages, (4) eggs, 200 grams of spinach, (2) spoons of olive oil, salt, and pepper.
Boil eggs, and cut them into rings. Cut the sausages into rings as well and fry in olive oil then add the spinach. Season with salt and pepper, and in the end, mix it with boiled eggs.
6. Omelet with vegetables
It is a perfect choice for keto breakfast. For this meal, you are going to need 1/4 of onion head, a spoon of olive oil, a handful of spinach, eggs x3, 50 grams of cheese, and salt or pepper.
To prepare this meal, you need to heat the olive oil and add the sliced onion. When the onion softens, add the spinach, and then remove everything from the pan. When you fry the eggs, just put the mixture on it and make some kind of pancake.
7. Stuffed eggs
Ingredients: 3 boiled eggs, a spoon of sour cream and mayonnaise, 2-3 leaves of prosciutto, ½ of a teaspoon of mustard.
Beat the eggs and remove the yolk. Put the egg yolk in a small bowl and add finely chopped prosciutto and other ingredients then mix everything well. Return the filling to the egg white half.
8. Lettuce with prosciutto
Ingredients: 100 grams of lettuce, tomato, sunflower seeds, a spoon of parmesan, (2) slices of prosciutto, a spoon of olive oil, and salt.
Fry the prosciutto in a hot pan to make it crispy, then cut it into small cubes or strips and let it to cool down. Put all the other ingredients in a bowl, add the chilled prosciutto, and mix it well.
9. Curry fried chicken
Necessary ingredients for preparing this dish: 300 grams of chicken, 300 grams of zucchini, ½ of a smaller head of onion, (2) cloves of garlic, (2) spoons of cooking and sour cream, 30 grams of mozzarella and spices (salt, pepper, curry, turmeric).
Stir in the garlic and onion, then add spices and fry briefly. Add the chicken and fry until it gets colored on all sides. Add chopped zucchini. A couple of minutes before the end, add both sour and cooking cream.
10. Gouda chips
The required components are 100 grams of gouda, pepper, spicy pepper, basil, garlic.
Cut the cheese into leaves, then cut them into quarters. Arrange the cheese on the baking paper, making a slightly larger gap so that everything does not merge into one. Season the dish to taste using pepper, ground pepper, basil, and garlic. Bake the cheese in an oven for about five minutes.
As you can see, this diet is widely popular because you can eat almost everything and still lose weight. Of course, you must obey some rules, but at least you can eat bacon. Follow the link for more tasty recipes: https://cook.me/diet/keto-recipes/.