Keto pancakes recipe

Keto pancakes are a great way to start your day. They’re easy to make and have a wonderful flavor. You can customize them however you like by adding different flavors or ingredients. This recipe includes almond flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. These ingredients help to create a fluffy and delicious pancake. You can also add in some sugar-free syrup to make them even sweeter. Enjoy!

Ingredients:
1 cup almond flour
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt
3 tbsp butter, melted
3 eggs
1/4 cup sugar-free syrup

Instructions:

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the almond flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the melted butter, eggs, and sugar- free syrup. Add this mixture to the almond flour mixture, and stir until well combined.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat, and spray with cooking spray. Pour 1/4 cup of batter per pancake onto the skillet, and cook for 2 minutes per side or until golden brown.

Serve warm. Enjoy!

Serving size: 1 pancake (about 3 tbsp)

  • Calories: 128
  • Fat: 8 g
  • Saturated fat: 5 g
  • Cholesterol: 39 mg
  • Sodium: 191 mg
  • Carbohydrates: 3 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Sugar 0g
  • Protein 4g

Have a great one!

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Keto Approved Foods to Try this Christmas Holiday

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So,the Christmas season is here. If you’re thinking about giving the keto diet a try, or are already following it, you may be wondering what keto-friendly foods you can enjoy during the Christmas holiday. Here are a few keto-approved foods to try this Christmas:

  1. Roasted nuts: Almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, Brazil nuts are all great keto-friendly options. Simply preheat your oven to 350 degrees and roast for 10-15 minutes until lightly browned.
  2. Low carb breakfast foods: This includes things like eggs, bacon, sausage, oatmeal and pancakes. Make sure you keep your carbs low at first so that you can gradually add in more as you feel better about it – just be sure to stay within the recommended daily allowance.
  3. Dairy-free keto snacks: This includes things like avocado toast, nut butter and cheese, hard boiled eggs, etc. Again, make sure to keep your carbs low at first so that you can gradually add in more as you feel better about it – just be sure to stay within the recommended daily allowance.
  4. Candied yams: These are a popular Christmas dessert and are made from sweetened yams that have been boiled and then covered in sugar. They’re a delicious way to satisfy your sweet tooth while following a keto diet.
  5. Low carb Christmas cookies: This includes things like sugar cookie dough, chocolate chip cookies, oatmeal cookies etc. Again, make sure to keep your carbs low at first so that you can gradually add in more as you feel better about it – just be sure to stay within the recommended daily allowance.

Hopefully this list of keto approved foods for the Christmas holiday has helped you find some tasty and nutritious options. If you have any other suggestions, please let us know in the comments below! Happy holidays everyone!

The Top Tips for Keto Diet Success

The ketogenic diet as we saw in previous posts, is a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet. The diet consists of eating a large amount of fat, a moderate amount of protein, and a small amount of carbohydrates. This ratio of macro nutrients forces the body to burn fat for energy, rather than carbohydrates a process referred to as ketosis.

There are a variety of ketogenic diet foods that can be eaten, including meats, fish, oils, vegetables, and fruits. I will make a comprehensive list of keto foods later.  Some of the benefits of the ketogenic diet include weight loss, improved blood sugar control, and reduced inflammation.

However, there are also some drawbacks to the diet, such as difficulty in adhering to a strict schedule and potential nutrient deficiencies. Again, keto diet is not for everyone and should be considered carefully before being implemented into a long-term lifestyle

Today, I want to give you a few tips that can help you follow a keto diet.

  1. Plan meals ahead of time – This can help make sticking to a keto diet easier by ensuring that you have plenty of nutritious options available at all times. Try out keto meal planner app on app store such as this.
  2. Make simple substitutions – If you’re unable to eat a certain food on the keto diet, try substituting it with another option that’s similar in terms of nutritional value.
  3. Take supplements – If you’re struggling to get the recommended amount of nutrients on a keto diet, consider taking supplements to help fill in the gaps.
  4. Adjust your macros – If you find that you’re not meeting your daily protein and carb requirements, adjust your macros accordingly. This will help ensure that you’re getting all the essential nutrients required for a healthy keto diet.
  5. Participate in keto challenges – This can be a fun way to see how well you’re doing on the keto diet and to get feedback from other followers.
  6. Find supportive communities – Joining online communities that focus on the keto diet can be a great way to connect with like-minded individuals and receive support when following the diet. Click here to join a Facebook keto community.
  7. Make sure you’re getting enough exercise – A healthy body is key for successful adherence to any diet, including the keto diet.
  8. Avoid processed foods – Eating a healthy, whole foods-based diet is key for success on the keto diet, and processed foods are not typically recommended on this type of diet.
  9. Maintain a positive attitude – Adhering to a restrictive lifestyle can be challenging, but it’s important to stay positive and maintain a positive outlook throughout your journey.
  10. Seek professional help – If you find that following the keto diet is not working well for you and you’re not able to stick to the diet on your own, seeking professional help may be a good idea. A nutritionist or other health care professionals can help guide you through a more successful keto diet journey.
  11. Celebrate small victories – Even if you don’t achieve all of your goals on the keto diet overnight, celebrating each small victory will help keep you motivated and headed in the right direction.

Please note: The ketogenic diet is not for everyone, and should only be started under the guidance of a professional healthcare provider. If you are considering starting a ketogenic diet, please consult with your doctor first. 

See you on the next one. Au revoir!

The best Keto Smoothie Recipes

I absolutely love making smoothies! Not only are they delicious, but they’re also a great way to get in some extra nutrients and healthy fats. Plus, my family loves them too, which is always a bonus.

If you got here, I’m sure you’re looking for the best keto smoothie recipe for you or your family. Well, I’ll give you three keto smoothie recipes so that you can have a variety depending on which fruit is in season. You will love them!

Almond milk is the most prefered to cow milk and water when making smoothies. Why? Because it is plant-based and naturally rich in various vitamins, especially vitamin E. Secondly, almond milk gives smoothies a satisfying creamy texture.

So, here are three of my favourite smoothie recipes:

  1. Keto Chocolate Smoothie

Ingredients:
-1 cup unsweetened almond milk
-1/2 cup full-fat coconut milk
-1/4 cup cocoa powder
-1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
-1 large banana, sliced
-1 tablespoon honey
-1 tablespoon cacao nibs (or other unsweetened cocoa powder)

Directions:
1. Pour the almond milk, coconut milk, cocoa powder and vanilla extract into a blender and blend until smooth.

2. Add the banana, honey and cacao nibs and blend again until smooth. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the fridge for later.

Calories: 253 , Fat: 16g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 36mg, Sodium: 163mg, Carbohydrates: 6g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 5g.

2. Keto Strawberry Smoothie


Ingredients:
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/2 cup full-fat coconut milk
1/4 cup strawberries, chopped (about 80 grams)
1 tablespoon honey

Directions:

Pour the almond milk, coconut milk, strawberries and honey into a blender and blend until smooth. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the fridge for later.

Calories: 176 , Fat: 13g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 16mg, Sodium: 133mg, Carbohydrates: 4g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 3g.

  1. Keto Peach Smoothie
    Ingredients:
    -1 cup unsweetened almond milk
    -1 /2 a cup full-fat coconut milk
    -1/4 cup peach slices, chopped (about 80 grams)
    -1 tablespoon honey

Direction

Pour the almond milk, coconut milk, peach slices and honey into a blender and blend until smooth. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the fridge for later.

Notes

To make a keto smoothie that’s as delicious and nutritious as possible, follow these tips:

  • Choose high-quality ingredients. Make sure the milk, fruit and nuts you use are all low in sugar and carbs. This will help keep your smoothie tasting great and provide nutritional value.
  • Blend the ingredients together until they’re completely smooth. Over-blending can cause the smoothie to become icy and difficult to drink.
  • Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the fridge for later. If you have time, you can also add some ice cubes to make it colder and more refreshing.

There we go. An option for everyone. Basically, just replace any of the fruits with one of your choices to get an amazing quick fix.

Which is your favourite? Please let me know in the comments section. I would also love feedback from anyone who tried out these recipes. Adios!

Whatsapp users beware: new mod on the loose!

WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging apps in the world and has been used by millions of people to communicate what’s up. Now users are being targeted by a new form of malware that takes over their accounts and steals their personal information.

Kaspersky Lab, a cybersecurity firm, uncovered WhatsApp clones laced with malware capable of accessing users’ data and privacy. Specifically, YoWhatsApp version 2.22.11.75 was found to include a malicious module known as Trojan.AndroidOS.Triada. eq. The module decodes and executes the virus on the devices of the users. The module was discovered stealing various keys needed for normal WhatsApp to function. For unsuspecting users, keys of interest to hackers are frequently utilized in open-source applications that allow the use of a WhatsApp account without the app. If the keys are stolen, anyone using the malicious WhatsApp mod may lose control of their account.

YoWhatsApp, which is similar to WhatsApp, has been spotted possessing a malicious mod. YoWhatsApp is a messenger that works well and has some additional features, such as being able to customize the interface or blocking access to individual chats. However, when it is installed, it asks for the same permissions as the original WhatsApp messenger, such as access to SMS. These permissions are also granted to the Triada Trojan and other similar malware. This malware can also add paid subscriptions without the user’s knowledge.

The most Affected Regions

So far, the malware has been detected in regions including Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and North America, and it is believed that the majority of victims are in Africa and India. According to Trend Micro researchers, the malware is being used primarily to steal personal information such as bank account numbers and passwords. However, given that the app also allows hackers to spy on users’ conversations, it could also be used for more malicious purposes in the future.

How to Protect Yourself

There is no easy way to protect yourself from this type of malware, but users can take some basic steps to protect their accounts. First and foremost, be sure to install only authorized versions of apps and avoid downloading anything from unknown sources. Also, be sure to keep your security settings up-to-date and use a password that is unique and easily remembered. Finally, don’t share personal information such as bank account numbers or passwords with anyone you don’t trust, and be especially careful about what you share on social media platforms like WhatsApp.

If you have been affected, don’t hesitate to reach out to your bank or financial institution for help in recovering your stolen information. You can also contact the police if you believe that someone is abusing your account. Stay vigilant and keep yourself safe!

Uganda on Lockdown Over Ebola Outbreak

The government of Uganda has announced a lockdown in response to the outbreak of Ebola in the country. The lockdown will affect the areas most affected by the outbreak, specifically the districts of Kasese, Kabarole, and Bunyangabu. The government has directed all residents of these districts to stay in their homes and refrain from all travel and movement. All schools and businesses in the affected areas will be closed.

In a speech announcing the lockdown, Uganda’s Minister of Health, Dr David Bahati, said that the country is “fully mobilized” to deal with the outbreak. He urged residents of the affected districts to cooperate with government officials and not to spread the virus further. The lockdown is expected to last for three weeks until the government feels that it is safe for residents to return to their homes.

The Ebola outbreak in Uganda has claimed at least seven lives so far, all of them health workers or family members of those who are fighting the virus. The lockdown is the latest measure taken by the government to try to prevent the virus from spreading further. Earlier this month, Uganda suspended all commercial flights into and out of the country, in order to try to prevent the spread of Ebola. The lockdown is also likely in response to a recent outbreak of measles in western Uganda.

This is the first time that a lockdown has been announced in response to an Ebola outbreak; other countries have responded with stricter travel restrictions or quarantines, rather than a general lockdown. The decision to impose a lockdown in Uganda may be due to the fact that the country has a well-developed health system and is not particularly affected by the virus.

However, this type of response may not be effective in other countries where the outbreak is more widespread or severe. The lockdown will likely cause significant inconvenience for residents of the affected districts, and it remains to be seen whether it will prevent the spread of Ebola.

The Ultimate Keto Lasagna Recipe

Hello there! Are you looking for a delicious and hearty keto lasagna recipe that the whole family will love? Look no further! This recipe is packed with flavor and is sure to be a hit with everyone.

Ingredients:
• 1 pound ground beef
• 1/2 cup chopped onion
• 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
• 1 can (15 ounces) crushed tomatoes
• 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
• 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes 1 teaspoon sugar
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
• 8 ounces of mozzarella cheese, shredded (2 cups)
6 lasagna noodles, cooked and cooled (about 2 cups)  

Instructions:
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a large baking dish with cooking spray.
2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef and onion until the meat is browned.
3. Add the green pepper and cook for 2 minutes.
4. Add the crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, and diced tomatoes with their juice, sugar, salt and black pepper. Bring to a boil.
5. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
6. Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish.
7. Cover lasagna with cheese slices.
Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

Lasagna can be served hot or cold.
Enjoy!


Servings: 8
Serving size: 1/8 of the recipe

Nutritional Value per serving

• Total Fat: 17 g
• Saturated Fat: 7 g
• Cholesterol: 48 mg
• Sodium: 1101 mg  
• Carbohydrates: 3 g  
• Fiber: 0 g
• Sugar Alcohols: 0 g
• Protein: 20 g

Day one of Keto Diet

If you’re starting the keto diet, you may be wondering what you can eat for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Here are some ideas to get you started.

For breakfast, you could have eggs with bacon and avocado, a keto smoothie made with almond milk, spinach, and protein powder, or cottage cheese with a flaxseed meal.


For lunch, you could have a salad with grilled chicken or fish, a hamburger without the bun, or a veggie wrap.

For dinner, you could have a keto dinner option like grilled chicken or steak, fish and chips, or a simple stir-fry. Some ideas include shrimp with avocado mayonnaise, seared salmon with asparagus and mushrooms, and chicken thighs with ginger-garlic sauce.

Whatever you decide to eat on your first day of the keto diet, make sure it’s healthy and satisfying! And remember to enjoy yourself while following this powerful nutritional plan. After all, it’s okay to have a little fun while dieting – it’s meant to be enjoyable, not punishing. So enjoy your new keto lifestyle!

Why the Keto Diet



The ketogenic diet has been gaining a lot of popularity lately. And for good reason! This low-carb, high-fat way of eating has been shown to offer some amazing health benefits, including weight loss, improved mental clarity and decreased inflammation.


But what exactly is the keto diet? And how can you make sure you’re doing it right?


In this post, we’ll give you a quick overview of the keto diet and share some of the reasons why people are starting to adopt it as their go-to weight loss strategy. Afterwards, we’ll give you some tips on how to start following a keto diet yourself – so you can reap all the benefits!
What is the keto diet?


Simply put, the keto diet is a way of eating that helps you lose weight by helping your body convert food into energy. On the keto diet, you limit your intake of carbs and instead focus on foods that are high in fat and low in carbs.


The benefits of the keto diet?


There are a lot of reasons why people are starting to adopt the keto diet as their go-to weight loss strategy.

Here are just a few of them:
1. The keto diet is effective for weight loss.

In fact, according to one study, it can be even more effective than traditional methods like calorie restriction or exercise alone! And in addition to helping, you lose weight, keto can also improve your health in other ways, like reducing inflammation and improving mental clarity.

2. The keto diet is sustainable.

You can continue following it even if you eventually regain the weight you lost – because, on the keto diet, there’s no need to obsess over calories or track your macros. All you have to do is focus on eating high-fat foods and limiting your carbs until you reach your desired weight loss goals.

3. The keto diet is fun and easy to follow.

Unlike other weight loss strategies, like calorie counting or restrictive diets, the keto diet is flexible – you can eat anything you want as long as it fits within your macros. This makes the keto diet a great option for people who are passionate about food but don’t have time to meticulously track their calories.


So, if you’re looking for a sustainable way to lose weight and improve your overall health, the keto diet is definitely worth considering. And if you’re new to the keto lifestyle, we have some tips on how to start following a Keto Diet!