Catch up with the 4 easy keto recipes for beginners that we have compiled together for you to successfully follow keto diet. But what is a keto diet? A keto diet is a low-carb, moderate protein, and higher-fat diet that helps in burning fat effectively. It has several benefits including weight loss, health, and performance. It is not only useful in cutting down excess body fat without hunger but is also helpful in improving type 2 diabetes.
4 Easy keto recipes for beginners – Delicious keto recipes for beginners to try
Here are 4 easy to make keto recipes to try if you are a beginner and are motivated enough to make the effort to make yourself some healthy food. These will keep you full for a longer time and will simultaneously also work on your body towards healthiness.
Keto Mint Chip Smoothie
- 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
- Half a cup of packed baby spinach leaves
- Half a cup of whole-milk plain yogurt
- Quarter cup of packed fresh mint leaves
- Half Avocado
- 1 to 1&1/2 cup of ice
- 2 to 3 tbsp erythritol sweetener
- 1 tbsp cacao nibs
Add coconut milk, spinach, yogurt, mint, avocado, ice and erythritol in a blender. Blend the mixture until it is smooth. Now taste and add ice or erythritol if required. Lastly, add the cacao nibs. Pour this smoothie into a glass and sprinkle cacao nibs. Serve it immediately.
The next recipe uses an oven, so in case you don’t have one, follow the other recipes and we’ll come up with more recipes for keto that don’t use an oven.
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Delicious and easy keto recipes for beginners
Keto Pizza Snacks
- 1/3rd cup of canned crushed tomatoes (no added sugar)
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 1 clove and minced garlic
- Kosher salt
Stir the tomatoes, oil, garlic, and salt in a bowl. Let the mixture set at room temperature for around 30 minutes. Now, with a pizza stone or a turned-over baking sheet, preheat the oven to 450°F, adjusting an oven rack to the lowest position.
- 1&1/2 cups shredded whole milk mozzarella
- 2 tbsp full fat sour cream
- 2/3rd cup of almond/coconut flour
- 2 eggs, lightly beaten
- Kosher salt
- Olive oil for greasing
Mix up the cheese and sour cream together in a microwave-safe bowl and heat it up in the microwave for 1 minute. Stir in between and heat it up till the cheese is melted. Let it cool slightly. Meanwhile add flour, eggs and a quarter teaspoon of salt and mix this dough with your hands. It will slightly be wet and stretchy. Now brush a piece of parchment with oil and pat the dough on the parchment, making the edges slightly thicker to create a crust all around. Slide this dough onto the preheated baking stone or baking sheet and bake it until it is golden and puffy (usually takes 15 minutes).
- 1/3rd cup of shredded whole-milk mozzarella
- Crushed red pepper flakes and dried oregano (to sprinkle)
Top the dough with sauce and mozzarella and bake it until the pizza is heated and the cheese is melted (usually takes 5 minutes). Lastly, sprinkle red pepper flakes, oregano, and salt. You can serve this dish like snacks by cutting them into triangles.
Healthy easy keto recipes for beginners
Zucchini Noodles with Spinach Pesto
- 1&1/2 cup of fresh spinach
- Half a cup of walnuts
- 1/8th cup of olive oil
- 2&1/4 tsp of lemon juice
- Quarter tsp sea salt
- 1 clove garlic
Add the spinach, garlic, lemon juice, and salt to a food processor and process it until the spinach is completely processed and the garlic id reduced. Adding the rest of the ingredients, process again until the walnuts are fine.
– 2 medium-sized zucchinis
Peel the zucchini, use a vegetable peeler to slice zucchini into noodles, and then place the noodles & sauce into a large bowl and gently stir. The noodles are ready to be served.
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Easy keto recipes for beginners – The Easiest and the most delightful keto recipe
- 1 cup of almond flour
- Quarter cup of coconut flour
- 2 tbsp of erythritol sweetener
- 1 tsp of baking powder
- Quarter tsp kosher salt
- Half a cup of unsweetened coconut milk
- 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
- 3 eggs
- 2 tbsp toasted unsweetened coconut flakes
- 2 tbsp chopped macadamia nuts
- 1/2 zest of lemon
Whisk the almond flour, coconut flour, erythritol, baking powder and salt together in a large bowl. Now, in a separate bowl, whisk together coconut milk, cream, butter, vanilla and eggs. Pour the wet ingredients in the dry one and stir until they are combined well. Add nuts and lemon zest, and set aside the mixture for 10 minutes.
Now, take a nonstick pan and heat it on medium flame. Add butter to coat and then add cookie-sized scoops into the pan. Spread the mixture evenly and cook until it turns deep golden brown and puffed. Serve the keto pancake warm and soft.
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