Here is a quick guide to the essential ingredients we always have on hand in our kitchen to enable us to cook delicious keto dishes and low carb meals at any time particularly when we're up against it time wise and still wanting to stay on track with the low carb way of eating!
Always in the fridge:
Full Fat Greek Yoghurt
Cheese (cream cheese, parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese, cheddar cheese)
Fresh Vegetables: spinach, spring onions, wild rocket, hearts of romaine lettuce (great for tacos), carrots, peppers, aubergine (great substitute for layers in a lasagne), cucumber, celery, broccoli and cauliflower, tomatoes, onions
Harissa Paste (surprisingly adaptable)
Pre-Chopped Garlic & Ginger
Always By the Hob
Extra virgin olive oil
Light and mild olive oil
Black Pepper Grinder
Free Range eggs (large)
Duck fat (great for braised purple cabbage)
Fresh herbs (parsley, coriander, chives)
Store Cupboard Essentials
Grain Free Baking Powder
Canned green lentils, kidney beans & chick peas
Canned chopped tomatoes
Canned Tuna & Mackerel
Mustard (Dijon and wholegrain)
Apple Cider Vinegar & Wine Vinegar
Red lentils (dry)
Toasted sesame oil
Fab range of spices and herbs
Always In the freezer
This list is not definitive but will always allow you to make a low carb meal or keto recipe quickly and with no excuses!
So let's get cooking!
PS. If you are looking for a little low carb or keto inspiration, here are some delicious low carb ideas and healthy keto recipes from our blog - simply click on each below and enjoy!
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