When we tell people that we’re on a Low-Carb, High-Fat Ketogenic Diet one of the first things we’re asked is, “where do you get all your vitamins and fibre from?” From a list of keto vegetables and making creative ketogenic vegetable recipes of course.
Nutritious Keto Vegetables are Super Foods
- Broccoli – Is loaded with essential Vitamins, K, C, chromium, folate and a whole lot more essential vitamins and minerals and its pack with fibre. Broccoli is also ideal for a lazy thyroid.
- Cauliflower – Is also a high source of Vitamin K and C and a heap of others including important fiber. We use it as an excellent rice replacement.
- Spinach – Popeye wasn’t wrong, Spinach is one vegetable that everybody should get into their diet (unless they have some sort of medical condition, allergy, etc.).
- Cabbage – “poor man’s lettuce?” Hardly! Cabbage is also a very filling fibrous and nutritious ketogenic vegetable. Cheap and healthy, if you want a vegetable to add without risk of going out of ketosis, keep cabbage on hand.
7 of our Delicious Ketogenic Vegetable Recipes
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Packed full of healthy fats and a good dose of fiber, this combination of keto vegetables with healthy fats and cream serves to get you a good dose of essential vitamins and minerals. It also keeps you in ketosis why providing essential electrolytes to fight off fatigue and illness.
Loaded with plenty of healthy fats this LCHF version of fried rice is sure to put a smile on any ketogenic dieters face. Here we use one of our keto vegetables “cauliflower” as a substitute for rice. With some wheat free soy sauce to taste, it’s delicious, perfect on its own or as a side. Check out the video in the recipe.
Here’s a little Ketogenic spin on a traditional stir fry recipe. A very easy recipe using cabbage as the base vegetable, its very low carb and full of flavour. This recipe works on its own or as a side to any meat dish.
Warm and creamy, this delicious soup is really easy to make. Start by cooking all the ingredients and the belnding to a soup with a stick blender at the end to produce one smooth soup loaded with keto vegetables and cream.
Ok, I admit it, I hate Broccoli. I love the nutrient base of it, and I appreciate all of its health benefits as one of the most nutritious keto vegetables there is. But I cannot eat it boiled, steamed, baked, fried or raw on its own, I just can’t. But if it’s done like this, all mashed up with a stick blender, in butter, salt and pepper then served with sour cream, I’m all over it, I can’t get enough.
Another recipe where we replace rice with grated cauliflower. This time, we created a cauliflower rice with a Mexican twist. Its a fantastic side dish to most other main meals and is surprisingly easy to whip up in a wok or fry pan .
Here we are again with one of Gerri’s favorite keto vegetables “broccoli” this time she’s come up with a unique use for pork rinds, adding a little bacon, some almond meal and flaxseed meal amongst some other ingredients to create these nutritious ketogenic croquettes.