April 8, Another great free downloadable keto meal plan. This dairy-free companion guide to Easy Keto Dinners will help you start your week out right. Did you know that Easy Keto Dinners cookbook is over fifty percent dairy-free? Believe me, that is no accident, I did that by design. While I personally am not dairy-free, I know that many people who follow the keto diet are. And I need these recipes as much as you do! Especially on a low carb diet, where sometimes you just need a quick snack and you find yourself loading up on cheese, cheese, and more cheese! I really am enjoying putting together these meal plans and shopping lists based on my books.
Do you feel better, worse, or the same? I am simply recounting and sharing my own experiences on this blog. My golden rule is to really listen to your body and if you are finding that you are struggling to function or perform normal everyday tasks then this is not a good protocol for you. To learn more about why blood sugar regulation is so important and the benefits of being metabolically flexible, read this book. Matcha Avocado Smoothie. Sans wrap, you can taste all of the flavors of chili, paprika, and cumin in this pan-seared chicken, pepper, and onion dish. What are your favourite alternatives? Many of us have some form of dairy intolerance, whether it is lactose intolerance, dairy protein intolerance, or a full blown milk allergy. This happens. If you have a lot of weight to lose and start dropping pounds fast you will need to help your body detox. By cutting out these foods, we give our intestinal tract a chance to heal, recover, and digest foods more effectively.
Keto is the latest rage in the health and wellness community. The more people migrate from paleo to keto, or the more people that find how well keto works for them, the more people who find they need to do keto without dairy. Back when I began keto there were zero dairy-free resources! I was all alone, and a little scared. The ketogenic diet promotes the metabolic state of ketosis. In the absence of carbohydrates in your diet, and stored glycogen in your body, you body will burn fat for energy. So, instead of your body pumping out insulin constantly which shuttles blood sugar glucose into cells for fuel you will now use fat. When your body has depleted glycogen stores and is not getting glucose from dietary sources, the pancreas will release glucagon instead of insulin, which stimulates lipolysis fat metabolism. Tapping into stored body fat as well as using dietary fat lets the body create ketones which are anti-inflammatory and clean fuel for your brain source.
Updated Sep 13th, — Written by Craig Clarke. Medical review by Dr. Aastha Kalra, DO.