Have you heard of the keto diet? It’s basically a low-carb, high-fat diet that makes your body burn fat instead of carbohydrates. The goal could be weight loss, increased athletic performance, or just better health. But what kind of meal prep ideas fit into the keto lifestyle?
Avocado Tuna Salad
An avocado tuna salad couldn’t be easier to make, and it’s super-simple to divide up into smaller meals for the week. Plus, it’s delicious! All you need is a few sliced avocados, tuna fish that’s been drained and flaked, sliced cucumber, and red onion. Then, you just need a bit of olive oil, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste. Find the full recipe here.
Quiche is surprisingly portable and easy to prepare in advance for on-the-go meals. Try this crustless recipe filled with cheddar cheese, broccoli, bacon, and tomatoes. The great thing is that it works for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or anything in between. And it only takes about an hour to make before it’s ready to be eaten or set aside for the week’s meals. Find the recipe here and give it a try.
Who doesn’t love a bagel as a breakfast treat or a mid-day snack? By using coconut flour, you can keep them low-carb and stick to the keto diet. They take a total of 40 minutes to make and couldn’t be easier to pack away for a grab-and-go breakfast or a quick lunch. Top the bagels with a little butter, sesame seeds, poppy seeds, or any other keto-friendly ingredients you like. Here’s the recipe.
Cauliflower Mac n Cheese
For keto-friendly comfort food, there are few better options than creamy mac and cheese. By swapping out the normal pasta for cauliflower, you’re sticking to the keto regimen and giving yourself a healthy vegetable at the same time. This recipe also includes delicious bacon bits and cubed ham for an extra kick.
Try Keto and See How You Like It
Have you ever tried a keto meal? Try the above recipes or find your own meal that suits your tastes — it’s healthy and easy to prep for busy weeks.