The Keto Diet

Electrolytes and the ketogenic diet

Electrolytes are important! Many people overlook this when they first embark on their ketogenic journey. One of the best benefits of the going keto is an increase in energy – don’t let your lack of electrolytes thwart this! When your insulin levels drop and you don’t up your electrolyte consumption your muscles might feel heavy or weak – don’t worry, there is an easy fix! Increasing sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium should set you straight. That means eat more bone broth, salmon, avocados, leafy green vegetables and mushrooms (all great keto foods). Almonds and coconuts are great for calcium (don’t...

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Fruit & the ketogenic diet

Most fruits have a lot of sugar. It’s generally best to avoid medium and large sized fruits as you’ll end up eating too many carbohydrates for a ketogenic diet. However, berries, in moderation are a great fruit to include in your diet. Three quarters of a cup of Blackberries (4.31g net carbs per 100g), raspberries (5.44g), blueberries (12.09g), or strawberries (5.68g) are all great choices. All of these taste great sprinkled on a bowl of Keto Hana granola https://ketohana.co.uk/collections/all and high fat yoghurt (if we do say so ourselves!). Berries also have a whole load of great vitamins and minerals in...

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5 simple ways to stay keto

By now, we all know how great it feels to eat keto and so the rational choice is always to keep doing it, right?! If only it was so easy. The human mind is an interesting beast and almost everyone has moments where they feel like blowing it all off!  Here are five ways we stay keto and stay happy! Keto friends Having a group of keto buddies to cheer you on is a great way to stay motivated. Whatsapp each other meals and recipes and exchange ideas to get your keto journey snowballing. The more it becomes a part...

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Lemon & Poppy Seed Loaf Recipe

Lemon and poppy seed cake is one of my ultimate weaknesses, this would always be my top choice in a coffee shop and at our bakery. So when I turned keto, finding a delicious ketogenic alternative was an absolute must. I’ve made different variations but this one is my favourite and so easy to make – no faffing! When I make it no one else in my family gets a bite – hopefully you are much more restrained then I am when it comes to this cake… Hope you enjoy this as much as I do!   Slices:  8-10   ...

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