Keto diet 101:
The ketogenic (keto) diet is a high fat diet where carbohydrate consumption is severely restricted, protein consumption is somewhat restricted, and both saturated and unsaturated fats are eaten in abundance. The goal of the ketogenic diet is to lower glucose and glycogen levels in the body so that it is forced to burn stored fat for fuel instead. In metabolizing fat and protein for fuel, the body produces molecules called “ketone bodies”; a state known as “ketosis”. To achieve “ketosis” the ketogenic diet recommends that a maximum of 5% of your daily calories should come from carbohydrates, with the rest coming from protein (25-30%) and fat (65-70%).
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90-second keto english muffins:
1 tablespoon of butter (melted), or oil of your choice (flax, olive, coconut, avocado)
1/3 cup of ground almond flour/meal
*you can add other things like hemp seeds, chia seeds, flax seeds, currents, cinnamon etc.
1 large egg
½ teaspoon of baking powder
Stir all ingredients together and place into a ramekin or microwave-safe dish. Microwave for 90 seconds. Enjoy!
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When looking at fat sources for recipes, opt for those lower in saturated fats. Looks like flax seed oil has the lowest amount of saturated fat per serving.
*Original recipe sourced from: https://snackrules.com/keto-grain-free-gluten-free-90-second-english-muffins/
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