A keto diet includes high-fat foods, low-carb foods, a moderate amount of protein Keto Recipes. The end goal here is for the body to burn fat instead of glucose (ketosis). To achieve this, we consume foods high in fats. Such as butter meat and dairy.
But don’t worry vegetarians can also follow the keto diet but it requires a bit more effort to do as it is a bit more restrictive compare to a non-vegetarian keto diet.
A few basics to keep in mind about a vegetarian keto diet are that all animal products are to be avoided, increase the intake of high-fat vegan products like seeds, avocados, nuts, full-fat coconut milk, etc. Increase intake of low-carb vegetables and leafy greens. Keep the intake of carbs at a minimum, about 35 grams/day (rice, pasta, whole grains etc.).
Consume proteins of only plant-based proteins like tofu. Reduce intake of sugar and finally avoid the processed foods (frozen meals or sauces)
Now that the basics are covered let’s look at the 7 best vegetarian keto diets:
1-Curried Tofu Scramble.
Being a vegetarian you’re sure to miss scrambled eggs for breakfast, which is why you will find this vegan tofu scramble recipe a good substitute to the scrambled eggs with big soft pieces of scrambled tofu mixed with a lot of vegetables. You can add in the veggies of your liking and it is very simple to make and packs a rich flavour Keto Recipes. Make sure to serve it without potatoes in the spirit of staying true to the diet.
2-Mexican Spiced Keto Chocolate
Keto chocolate has high-fat contents and the same time sugar-free without compromising the smooth silky texture and dark chocolate flavour. it’s accompanied with a spice mix that adds heat to it Keto Recipes. It’s easy to make it at home with a few ingredients and top of that it’s free from dairy gluten egg nuts.
3- Low-Carb Maple Oatmeal (with no oats)
Referred to as the “Noatmeal”, is a variation of Paleo oatmeal which does not have any oats, making it the right choice for someone following a low carb diet. Chia seeds replace the oats that are used to make a pudding, coupled with various nuts and other seeds.
The key to guacamole is to stay authentic and don’t let your creativity run wild.it should be simple and easy to make and of course, delicious. It’s a mix of quality ingredients with flavours that go together well. The ingredients you need are avocados, onion, tomatoes, cilantro, jalapeno pepper, lime juice, garlic and lastly salt. It’s that simple.
5- Avocado Tomato Arugula Salad
It’s a, as the name suggests a tomato salad with plenty of juicy cherry tomatoes, creamy avocado tossed with a tangy balsamic vinaigrette and spicy arugula. Its packs quite the flavour and it’s healthy too. It’s gluten-free, soy-free and nut-free.
6- Triple Green Kale Salad
Triple Green Kale Salad consists of avocado, snow peas, and hemp seeds in light Asian (soy-free) ginger sesame dressing. Its keto and vegan friendly that can go well with any main dish. It’s full of antioxidants, vitamins, fibre, etc. Definitely a must-try.
7- Tomato Mushroom Spaghetti Squash
Tomato mushroom spaghetti squash is a healthy and delicious alternative to pasta and it’s gluten-free. You take cooked spaghetti to sauté them with fresh vegetables like garden tomatoes (a mix of cherry and heirloom tomato, up to you entirely), mushrooms, onions and add some fresh basil if you want a Mediterranean twist to it. And with a handful of roasted pine nuts and a pinch of red pepper flakes a cut chiffonade you will certainly see the flavour coming together.
Bonus: Instant Pot Whole Roasted Masala Cauliflower
This is an exotic vegetarian Mughlai dish originating from northern Indian. A whole cauliflower head is taken and jam-packed with dry spices and then it is covered with a rich flavoursome sauce before being roasted. One thing to watch out for is the cauliflower head is not to bland which makes the separation of the head difficult without the rest of the cauliflower remaining intact. It is gluten-free and full of exotic flavours and aroma…