The Ketogenic diet is one of the best weight-loss diets recommended by experts. The diet is a low-carbohydrate diet with high fat and focuses mainly on fat. When you hear the word Keto, most people imagine eggs and bacon on a plate. Surprisingly, you can eat a Keto meal if you are a vegetarian.
So, here are a few Keto Vegetarian recipes that you can prepare anytime and are full of flavor and include vitamins and minerals.
This delicious smoothie is flavorful and is low in carbs. Take a large avocado, ½ cup of cold milk, vanilla extract, a pinch of salt, maple syrup (another sweetener of your choice), and protein powder (optional). Blend the ingredients in the blender until completely smooth. To make it thicker, blend coconut ice cubes with ingredients. Serve it cold. It is low in sugar, high in calcium and vitamin A.
Take 3 Mexican squash, diced cremini mushrooms, salt, 3tbsp sour cream, chopped chives, smoked paprika, cremini mushrooms, shredded cheddar cheese, olive oil, shredded pepper jack cheese, and Worcestershire sauce. Remove the ends of squash and slice it into halves. Use a spoon and scrape the seeds. Drizzle the mushroom with oil, 1 tsp salt, and toss to coat.
Place mushrooms and zucchini on a sheet and roast for 5-7 minutes. Remove zucchini from the oven and top it with cheese and roasted mushrooms. Bake for 10 minutes and top it with cream and chives.
These Keto Fat bombs could be your companion for your travel. They are low in carbs and high in healthy fats. These bombs would keep you full for a long time and increase metabolism. In a bowl, take peanut butter, cream cheese, coconut oil, and salt. Beat this mix well until fully combined. Place the bowl in the freezer for 10-15 minutes.
When it becomes hard, use a scoop to make balls. Again place the balls in the refrigerator for 5-7 minutes. For the chocolate drizzle, mix chocolate chips and coconut oil in a bowl. Microwave them for 30-40 seconds. Drizzle this mix on chocolate balls and keep them back in the freezer to harden. Store the balls in the refrigerator.
This low-carb veggie nachos are delicious and can be made in 30 minutes. It is a perfect treat for those looking for a Keto vegetarian diet. To make bell-pepper nachos, you would need grounded cumin, garlic powder, grounded black pepper, extra-virgin olive oil, bell peppers, pico de gallo salsa, pickled jalapeño slices, guacamole, sour cream, milk/water (as required), and shredded Monterey Jack.
To make bell-pepper nachos, preheat the oven to 425° and place two baking sheets with foil. Toss them with olive oil, garlic, and chili powder. Season them with salt and pepper. Bake for 10-15 minutes. Top bell peppers with cheddar and Monterey Jack, and bake for 5-7 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Now, add salsa and jalapenos on the peppers. Drizzle cream and milk on peppers and squeeze lime juice before serving.
Tomatoes offer several health benefits. It is a great source of vitamin potassium and vitamin K. Also, it is one of the major ingredients of Keto recipes. To make roasted tomato soup, you would need Roma tomato, minced garlic, sea salt, black pepper, cream, fresh basil, vegetable broth, herbs de Provence, and olive oil. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F and line a baking sheet.
Toss tomatoes with olive oil and garlic. Roast the tomatoes for around 20-25 minutes. Now, blend tomatoes in a blender to make a puree. Add puree in a bowl and heat it on medium flame. Now add vegetable broth and season it with black pepper and herbs de Provence to enhance its flavor. Serve it with fresh basil on the top.
Following a Keto diet is not difficult for vegetarians. A little change in the ingredients can make any recipe delicious. Here are other vegetarian recipes that are a perfect treat for any occasion.
Vegetarian is not just a type of diet, but more of a lifestyle. It’s a healthier choice you make for the people, for the animals, and for a better planet