In fact, butters and oils—both of which are predominantly fat—are an important part of keto cuisine and its health benefits. In fact, if you cook at all, you probably already have some perfect options in your kitchen. Take a look at the following keto-friendly choices, and reach for them when you need to cook, make a dressing, or finish a dish with a drizzle of oil or a smear of butter. Like other fatty dairy products, butter is rich in conjugated linoleic acid CLA, the fatty acid that may promote fat loss. Grass-fed butter contains five times more CLA than butter from grain-fed cows and is much higher in Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin K2. Use it for cooking keto meals or baking keto recipes or in your bulletproof coffee, or spread it generously when you need more fat macros. The classic French snack of radishes with butter and flaky salt? Totally keto and delicious! Clarified butter is made by heating butter, removing it from the heat after the butterfat and milk solids separate, then skimming away and discarding the milk solids. Because ghee separates milk from fat, this butter substitute is lactose-free, making it better than butter if you have allergies or sensitivities to dairy products. Plus, they have much higher smoke points than butter, which makes them awesome for cooking.
Below are 15 different ways to help you add more Keto fats to your diet! If you are new to the Ketogenic Diet, you might be wondering, how you are going to consume so much fat! Simply put, you eat as much fat as you need to, in order to keep from being hungry until your next meal. You will find that the longer you are on Keto, the less fat you will need to consume, however you still want to make sure you include a fair amount in your diet. Otherwise, you are only consuming protein and very low carbs, which is not healthy and can kick you out of Ketosis. I have a recipe for a velvety and delicious Easy Cheesy Sauce for Veggies that has a whopping 27 grams of fat per serving, with only 6 grams of protein and 2 net carbs! This makes the perfect addition to any meal where you have a protein and a veggie, but not enough fat. Add the cheese sauce and problem solved! I have several recipes for Keto fat bombs that are are also sweet, so they can satisfy any craving, as well as help you increase your healthy fats. There are also hundreds available on the internet. To see my Fat Bomb recipes, click here. You can make them in large batches and freeze most of them, keeping some in the fridge.
Grease from chorizo, Italian sausage and duck can add tremendous flavor to veggies that are just screaming for help! A plain bagel can have as many as 48 grams of carbs with only 4 grams of fiber. Cindi from Indy. You can sprinkle them on salads or blend in shakes. Pink herb butter. We suggest to still steer clear and go with avocado oil, coconut oil or olive oil.