The Best Keto Recipes in 2019

The Best Keto Recipes in 2019

Science-backed research can attest that the ketogenic diet, keto for short, is incredibly effective. It’s one of many people’s go-to diets for weight loss and disease prevention.

If you want in on this diet, you should check out these keto recipes.

Grilled Chicken Tahini

protein-loaded diet can fuel you if you’re up for a jam-packed day. The benefits of this particular recipe include helping you build muscle, repairing your tissues, and giving you loads of energy.

Ingredients:

  • Chicken pieces (3 to 4 lbs.)
  • Cloves of garlic (5 to 6 pcs.)
  • Salt
  • Ground cumin (1/2 tsp.)
  • Paprika (2 tsp.)
  • Tahini (1/4 cup)
  • Lemon juice (1/4 cup)
  • Olive oil (2 tbsp.)

Procedure:

  1. Season the chicken pieces with salt. And then refrigerate.
  2. Prepare the marinade in a bowl. First, place garlic (pounded to a paste) and add cumin and a pinch of salt. Then, transfer to another bowl. And then add tahini, lemon juice, paprika, and olive oil. You may add salt to taste.
  3. Take out the refrigerated chicken and slather the marinade.
  4. Pre-heat the oven and use medium-high heat. Place the chicken and leave for about 30 minutes.
  5. Transfer to a big plate and serve hot.

Lentil + Cauliflower Salad

If you use cauliflower as the base ingredient for your salad, you have yourself a low-carb meal. And by adding lentils and some cheese, this meal should be a delectable appetizer.

Ingredients (for your dressing):

  • Olive oil (about 90 ml)
  • 2 garlic cloves (chopped)
  • Paprika (1/2 tbsp.)
  • Cumin (2 tbsp.)
  • Coriander (2 tbsp.)
  • Coconut powder (1tbsp.)
  • Chili powder (1 tsp.)
  • Fresh lemon juice (1 tbsp.)
  • Lemon rind (2 tsp.)
  • Salt (1 tsp.)
  • Chopped parsley (1 tbsp.)
  • Water (2 tbsp.)

Ingredients (for your salad):

  • Cauliflower (1/3 head)
  • Brown lentils (1 can)
  • Thinly sliced capsicum pepper (1/2)
  • Crumbled feta cheese (60g)
  • Chopped baby spinach (handful)
  • Chopped parsley (2 tbsp.)

Procedure:

  1. Prepare the dressing by mixing all of its ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Place all the ingredients for your salad in a good food processorfor them to be neatly chopped.
  3. Then, transfer to a salad bowl and drizzle over your dressing.

Salmon for Garlic Lovers

The health benefits of Salmon can help make you the healthiest person out there – if you eat it regularly, of course. It’s rich in Omega-3 and it loads you up with good cholesterol.

So if you’re also a garlic lover, then this recipe is the ideal one for you!

Ingredients:

  • Boneless salmon (2-pound side)
  • Butter (4 tbsp.)
  • Chopped garlic cloves (8 pcs.)
  • Dry white wine (1/4 cup)
  • Lemon juice (2 tbsp.)
  • Chopped Italian parsley (1/4 cup)
  • Thinly sliced onions (1/4 cup)
  • Salt and pepper

Procedure:

  1. Heat oven to 375F and line in aluminum foil in a baking dish.
  2. Prepare the sauce in a small pan. Start by heating butter and stirring garlic cloves for about 2 minutes. Then, add white wine and lemon juice.
  3. Place the salmon on the baking dish. Then, pour the sauce and add parsley, onions, and salt and pepper. And finally, cover with aluminum foil, and bake for 15 minutes.
  4. Remove the salmon from the oven and transfer to the grill. Grill for about 15 minutes.
  5. Then transfer to a platter and serve.

Wrapping It Up

These are just three keto recipes that will help you out. If you want more, consider checking out https://www.shortcutketo.com for a list of the best keto cookbooks.

Starting a keto diet can be rather difficult at first. But once you get used to it, you’ll realize that eating the recommended meals — and eating healthy foods, in general — is easy!