Best Keto Nuts: The Ultimate Guide to High Fat & Low Carb Options

Do you know which nuts are the best on keto?

Nuts are a super convenient snack option and since most of them contain more healthy fat than carbs, they’re ideal on a ketogenic diet.

But not all nuts are keto nuts.

While fat-bottomed macadamia nuts trump all others and help you stay in ketosis, others have the potential to eat up half your carb budget for the day in a single mindless snack sesh.

So in this guide, I’ll help you sort through the confusion as we cover topics like:

Why nuts are a good idea on keto
The top 5 keto nuts
4 runner-up nuts you should include sparingly
Pro nut tips to always remember read more

Photo Tour of My Low Carb Life This Week

If you’re participating in the Summer Low Carb Challenge it’s time for the Week 8 Weigh-In in our private Facebook group, or leave a comment here on this post with your total pounds lost since June 25th.

Keto SnacksI tried a few new low carb foods this week, most of which did NOT wow me.

I’ll share my feedback on those things with you, plus the other meals I’ve been eating – to give you some ideas for keeping it simple on the go & at home.

Also, today I was featured on the Atkins instagram channel. 🙂 You can check it out here. There are 4 posts from/about me there. read more

Keto Vanilla Mug Cake Recipe

The post Keto Vanilla Mug Cake Recipe appeared initially on Keto Summit .

America is a cake nation. Birthday? Make a cake. Anniversary? Cake. Wedding event? Cake. Disappearing celebration? Cake once again.

As unexpected as it might be in spite of all these chances for cake, often you desire a piece and there aren’t any celebratory celebrations on the horizon. Exactly what to do?

You might make an entire cake, however I believe this keto vanilla mug cake is a better alternative.

.Mug Cake Tips. read more

Keto Almond Flour Waffles Recipe

The post Keto Almond Flour Waffles Recipe appeared initially on Keto Summit .

Don’t be alarmed by the long list of components. My keto almond flour waffles dish fasts to make and well worth the time invested assembling the contents.

Find more home cooking dishes, consisting of more keto friendly waffles on this list .

.The Best Ways To Make Waffles Keto-Friendly.

Most of the waffles you’ll satisfy in this world aren’t keto friendly. Consuming them will most likely send your blood sugar on a roller rollercoaster flight. read more

Low Carb French Toast Sticks Recipe

This has to be my favorite low carb breakfast recipe yet!

What is it, you ask? Blueberry French Toast Sticks that are keto friendly and very low carb made with super simple ingredients. 🙂

Keto Breakfast Ideas - Egg Loaf made into Blueberry Low Carb French Toast Sticks

Just LOOK at this deliciousness!!

Keto Breakfast Recipes You'll LOVE!

Have you seen the Egg Loaf Recipe that’s making waves across the web? If you haven’t tried it yet, let me tell you: it’s worth all the talk. 😉

That’s what I used to make the beautiful blueberry french toast sticks above!

I originally heard about it from @keto.sam.iam (Samantha) on Instagram myself and shared her recipe here. Here’s the simplified version of the recipe… read more

What is Swerve and Should You Use It On Keto?

The post What is Swerve and Should You Use It On Keto? appeared first on Keto Summit.

When you first get started with Keto, you might be disappointed to find you can’t use the sweeteners you’ve become accustomed to.

No more table sugar, honey, corn syrup or other old staples.

So, what do you do when your sweet tooth starts craving what you can’t have?

Well, thankfully you can still enjoy some treats – just use Keto-friendly sweeteners to make them. Luckily, there are plenty of these available, and one of the most popular choices is Swerve. read more

Irresistible Keto Nutella Muffins (dairy-free, GAPS)

Irresistible Keto Nutella Muffins (dairy-free, GAPS)

Chocolatey, rich but light, and full of nutty goodness, these hazelnut-cocoa muffins are a cinch to whip up, and either make a delicious breakfast or can be frosted for a yummy treat!  Similar to the more-popular almond flour, hazelnut flour is naturally rich and sweet, and low carb!

Further Reading: What is the Keto Diet?

These muffins have been a work-in-progress all summer, with the perfect batch coming out just in time for me to freeze and tuck in the freezer at my daughter’s classroom.  We bring approved treats in for her to enjoy during class celebrations, so she doesn’t get left out. read more

5 Benefits of a Ketogenic Diet – Weight Loss & Beyond

David Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny.

The ketogenic diet has taken health circles by storm. Everyone seems to know somebody who has “gone keto” or is at least thinking about it. Keto labels are popping up on restaurant menus and in grocery stores.

And yet, the 2018 U.S. News & World Report recently evaluated 40 diets and guess which diet came in dead last? The ketogenic diet.

What is going on here? How can a diet land in two polar opposite camps? In a world that seems to thrive on polarizing controversy, let’s put a few misconceptions to rest and take a look into the effects of the ketogenic diet on the body. Because there is no doubt about it – the benefits of a ketogenic diet are profound. read more

Is Too Much Protein Bad for Ketosis?

The keto diet is known for being a very low carb, high-fat diet.

This approach helps you boost your ketone levels and enter nutritional ketosis, which is a metabolic state in which you burn mainly fat (ketones) for energy instead of glucose.

This is the defining difference between the ketogenic diet and Atkins or other low carb diets, which simply reduce some carbs and don’t try to put you in ketosis.

But there’s one more nutrient to consider and many misunderstand its role on the keto diet. read more

How Fasting & the Keto Diet Actually Fight Cancer…

Video Transcript: How Fasting & the Keto Diet Actually Fight Cancer

Ty Bollinger: As you might know, the ketogenic diet is a very popular topic here at The Truth About Cancer. It is a great diet to fight inflammation in your body, if done correctly.

Charlene Bollinger: Dr. Thomas Seyfried, who’s a specialist on this topic, talks more in this short video about how fasting and the keto diet may help fight cancer. Take out your pencils & notebooks and listen carefully – you’ll want to take notes! read more