Low Carb Crispy Five-Spice Chicken Thighs and Hunan Salad
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I manage social situations and dining out on keto?
Inform your hosts or servers about your dietary preferences. Focus on protein and non-starchy veggies when dining out, and make smart choices based on the menu.
Are there keto-friendly alternatives to traditional pasta and rice?
Yes, you can use spiralized vegetables like zucchini for 'zoodles' or cauliflower rice as low-carb substitutes for traditional pasta and rice.
Can I eat nut flours and nut butters if I have nut allergies?
If you have nut allergies, you can opt for seed flours (e.g., almond flour alternatives) and seed butters (e.g., sunflower seed butter) as substitutes.
What is the difference between ketosis and ketoacidosis?
Ketosis is a natural metabolic state where the body burns fat for fuel. Ketoacidosis, on the other hand, is a dangerous condition that can occur in uncontrolled diabetes.
What are some keto-approved salad dressings?
Choose dressings made with olive oil, avocado oil, or full-fat dairy. Avoid dressings with added sugars or high-carb ingredients.