Keto Recipes for Active People

November 18, 2022

Pysically active people need a food regime tailored to fit their active lifestyle. Junk food and sugary snacks should be off the table for people following a keto diet, especially if dealing with any medical condition that worsens due to carb intake. Focusing on a healthy diet is not always as simple as it sounds, and many different factors such as your discipline, ingredient availability, food allergies, and food preparation time can affect your diet success.

 

The ketogenic diet can be one of the hardest diets to endure before entering ketosis (a process of burning ketones from fatty acids instead of carbs for energy). Many people give up too early because they cannot commit to the required carbohydrate restraints, or they get bored eating the same ingredients, which doesn't have to be the case at all. 


There are plenty of delicious and easy keto-friendly recipes, perfect for active people who don't have much time to spend in the kitchen, yet want to stick to a strict diet. Bacon, avocados, and eggs are not the only keto ingredients you can eat. By being creative and following these mouthwatering keto recipes, you can help yourself remain on a keto diet for longer. 


  • Keto Breakfast Buns 

  • An extraordinary recipe for all keto enthusiasts missing bread or burger buns, yet safe to consume. Easy to prepare and safe to consume even when on the harshest restrictive diets. 


    Ingredients: 


    • 1.5 cups macadamia nuts, unsalted

    • 3 organic eggs 

    • 1 tsp cider vinegar

    • 1/3 cup coconut flour 

    • 1/4 cup coconut milk (make sure it's sugar-free)

    • 60g + 12 tbsp Butter (1 tbsp for each half) 

    • 1/3 cup almond flour

    • 1 tsp Baking Soda

    • 1 tsp pink salt


    Instructions: 


    Six buns 


    1. Preheat the oven to 160C/325F.
    2. Grind the macadamia nuts in a strong food processor.
    3. Add eggs, vinegar, milk, and butter. Process until you have a smooth paste.
    4. Put all the dry ingredients into a bowl and stir well. Add wet to dry and mix until you have a wet dough.
    5. Form six buns and bake for 25 minutes. Spread 1 tbsp of butter onto each half. 
    6. Eat them fresh or freeze for them later. 

    1. Keto Almond Coconut Pancakes

    Who said you can't eat pancakes while on keto? 


    Ingredients:


    • 1 tsp ground cinnamon 

    • 1 1/2 cup ground blanched almonds

    • 1/2 cup desiccated Coconut 

    • 1/4 tsp sea salt

    • 1/2 tsp baking soda

    • 3 large organic eggs 

    • 1 cup coconut milk canned (no added sugars)

    • 2 tbsp (solid) coconut oil 


    Cooking Instructions:


    Four pancakes


    1. Mix dry ingredients and stir together.
    2. Whisk coconut milk and eggs together in a separate bowl.
    3. Add all the dry ingredients and mix thoroughly.
    4. Heat a pan, add coconut oil, pour in the batter, and cook each side for two minutes. 

  • Keto Rainbow Salad 

  • There's nothing better than a colorful and healthy lunch with smoked or grilled trout, leafy greens, mustard, avocado oil, and more. Here's what you need to prepare this delicious Keto Rainbow Salad.


    Ingredients:

     

    • 240g smoked or grilled trout 

    • 2 cups chopped butterhead lettuce

    • 2 tbsp Shelled hemp seeds

    • 1 small grated carrot

    • 4 tsp pumpkin seeds 

    • 4 sticks of sliced celery

    • 8 tbsp grated raw Celeriac 

    • 12 tbsp raw alfalfa sprouts 

    • 1/2 cup avocado oil 

    • 2 tsp cider vinegar 

    • 2 tsp mustard dijon smooth

    • Salt and black pepper to taste 

    • 80g Cheese (optional)


    Preparation: 


    Four servings

     

    1. Mix the trout, vegetables, hemp/pumpkin seeds, and sprouts into a bowl and stir with the butterhead leaves.
    2. Add the avocado oil, mustard, apple cider vinegar, salt, and pepper and pour over the salad. Grate some fresh cheese (if you have Gruyère) on top of it and enjoy a keto-friendly and delicious meal. 

  • Keto Bacon Brussels Sprouts 
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    Meat-loving keto fans will love this well-balanced bacon delicacy great for lunch or dinner time. 


    Ingredients:


    • 3 tbsp coconut oil 

    • 5 diced bacon rashers

    • 1 crushed garlic clove

    • 500g shredded Brussels sprouts

    • 1 tiny sliced leek, thinly sliced 

    • Salt and Pepper

    • 3/4 cup homemade chicken stock 


    Preparation: 


    Eight servings 


    1. Fry the bacon in coconut oil in a large pan over medium heat. 
    2. When crisp, place the bacon on a plate and save it for later.
    3. Use the same pan to add the Brussels sprouts, garlic, and leek, and sauté the veggies in the same coconut oil for five minutes.
    4. Add the homemade chicken broth and the condiments. Cover and steam for 5-10 minutes. 
    5. Add the bacon to the end and mix all the ingredients. 

    5.Keto Liver Mousse


    This keto-friendly recipe includes nutrient and vitamin-rich ingredients that taste delicious and provide fuel for regular gym goers looking for lean muscle gain. 


    Ingredients

    • 300g organic raw chicken liver

    • 1/2 Apple

    • 100g butter

    • 2 eggs (organic if possible) 

    • 1/2 onion 

    • 1/2 tsp ground allspice 

    • 1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp Pepper


    Preparation:


    Four servings 


    1. Preheat the oven to 130C/250F.
    2. Add all ingredients into a blender and pulse until they unite into a smooth paste.
    3. Use a muffin or a regular tin and bake for 20-25 minutes. 

    Final Word


    You may think physical activity doesn't go well with ketosis, but that's not true. Be creative and learn how to combine your ingredients for maximum performance and mind-blowing results.


    These keto recipes are a powerhouse for anyone on a keto diet trying to keep/gain muscle structure and work out regularly. Be the best version of yourself, eat nutritious meals, and stay healthy and fit because you don't deserve anything less.