Keto-Friendly Sweeteners: A Comprehensive Guide

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Originally published on October 15, 2019Updated on September 19, 2020 Successfully starting and maintaining a low-carb diet requires a strict limit on carbohydrate intake. But does that mean that sweets are totally off-limits on a keto diet? Thankfully, no! Thanks to a multitude of sweeteners, keto dieters can satisfy their sweet tooth in fun and … Read more

Best low carb veggies – comprehensive guide and a printable handout

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Originally published on November 2, 2018Updated on September 15, 2020 Even though low carb dieting and meal planning can seem meat-heavy at times, it’s easy to incorporate a substantial amount of fresh, healthy vegetables. Vegetables are a great source of vitamins and fiber that keep your body (and your GI tract) running smoothly. In this … Read more

Is Sucralose Keto-Friendly?

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The Short Answer YES: Sucralose is a zero-calorie nonnutritive sweetener that is not absorbed by the gastrointestinal tract. Due to its synthetic nature, sucralose induces no glycemic response and is well-suited for a keto diet. BUT: Sucralose in powder form (including Splenda brand, and others), is often combined with other sweeteners like dextrose and maltodextrin. … Read more

Are Sweet Potatoes Keto-Friendly?

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Knowing what is “safe” to eat on a low-carb diet is one of the most challenging things to master for beginners. Often times, “healthy” diet plans include sweet potatoes, but are they compatible with a low carb diet? The short answer is: no, not really. Below we’ll dive deeper to find out why, and list … Read more

What is the difference between Keto and Atkins?

Low-carb high-fat (LCHF) diets are powerful tools for fast and efficient weight loss. Though many variations of LCHF diets exist, two of the most popular forms are the Atkins diet and the keto diet. Though at first glance these diets may seem fairly similar, there are some important differences between keto and Atkins. Both diets … Read more

Do Air Fryers Really Work?

Purchasing an air fryer means purchasing all of its golden promises of making your food crispier and healthier at the same time. But do air fryers really work as advertised? In many cases, the answer is yes. Making perfect French fries, chicken wings, or calamari all without the oily mess of deep-frying may seem too … Read more

Are Atkins Bars Keto Friendly?

If you’re wondering, “Are Atkins bars keto friendly?” then I don’t blame you! I had the same thought when I started my keto diet. Every now and then I desperately wanted to satisfy a sweet craving, but I wasn’t sure if Atkins products would kick me out of ketosis. So I did some digging to … Read more

17 of the best store-bought keto snacks

I love taking snack breaks at work. They recharge my mental energy and give me a chance to step back from whatever I’m doing. But I don’t always have hours to prep beautiful, Pinterest-worthy snacks ahead of time! So grab-and-go store-bought keto snacks are a must-have in my pantry. I usually have at least one … Read more

Oven baked burgers – super easy and keto friendly!

I love burgers. Burgers are a pretty common keto diet staple, but cooking burgers on the stove top at home can be a huge pain – grease gets everywhere and you can only cook a couple at a time. Recently I discovered a super simple way to cook hamburgers: in the oven. I’d love to … Read more