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🥘 Keto Food Diary: Easy Low Carb Meals

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My daughter is again house, and again on observe (!!) so I wished to share what we’ve every been consuming – since we eat completely different meals, at completely different instances. As I sat all the way down to share this week’s “keto meal photo tour” with you, I spotted… neither of us have cooked this week 👀 not even as soon as!

Here’s what we’ve been consuming, and the way we get by way of a complete week “winging it” – with out cooking or planning forward.

If you like to cook dinner, these are some concepts for meals you can also make at house to combine issues up this week. Or some useful suggestions for what to seize on these days you didn’t plan, or don’t really feel like cooking.

As one instance, if I’m out all day or on the highway, I’ll get simply sausage & eggs from a Wendy’s or McDonald’s drive-thru. I order it “3 fried eggs and 3 sausage patties, please” (however you will get simply 1 of every, or two – or simply sausage, or simply fried eggs):

Keto Fast Food Breakfast at McDonalds

Someone talked about eager to make good spherical eggs at house like that. 🍳

Here you go! Egg Ring Set For Frying Shaping Eggs

Perfect for weekly meal prep, mini low carb pancakes & skillet chaffles too, or a keto model of “potato cakes” utilizing mashed avocado 🥑 or leftover caulimash as a substitute.

As a aspect word, my daughter is choosing up further shifts at work and I’ve been really unwell currently, so it’s not essentially a typical week for both of us. But life will get that means generally!

Here’s how we keep on observe on “those weeks” together with keto pleasant restaurant meals & take-out, film night time snacks, fast low carb dinners, keto freezer meals, easy snacks and straightforward lunches!

📌 A fast time delicate word earlier than we bounce in although…

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I simply ate one other one among their Mallow Munch bars I said I didn’t like that a lot. It’s nonetheless not my favourite, however they’re rising on me! lol… I positively just like the Peanut Butter rice crispy treat finest 🥜 for those who’re uncertain which taste to strive.

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I actually take pleasure in my PK bars & collagen, and love ChocZero and different nice snacks & treats every now and then, however I’ll ONLY order when there’s an excellent deal or a very good sale. ‼️ So I attempt to share these with you too, since I’m all the time scouting them for myself. 😉

🥘 Keto Food Diary: Our Easy Low Carb Meals

It’s been very nice to have my grownup daughter house extra currently. 🥰 We did “takeout & a movie” on Saturday night time when she acquired off work. I’d been craving salmon, in order that was good timing!

I ordered the grilled blackened salmon from Applebee’s and a aspect of their spinach artichoke dip. I didn’t need the entire appetizer OR the entire meal (the salmon comes with two sides) so I simply ordered every a la carte like this:

“I’d like the blackened salmon, just the salmon, light on the seasoning please, and a cup of the spinach artichoke dip on the side.”

Salmon and Spinach Keto Takeout

Salmon and Spinach Keto Takeout

That was scrumptious collectively. 🙂

👩‍🍳 If you’re cooking at house, I’ve heard grilled salmon is superb in an air fryer (!) and you can also make your individual creamed spinach. I maintain the Pictsweet Farms Steamables cutleaf spinach within the freezer for fast sides like that.

My daughter was craving a Steak Caesar Salad so she ordered the Bourbon Street Steak (medium) with sauteed onions & mushrooms, and a caesar salad with no croutons instead of the perimeters:

Keto From Applebees Carside To Go

Keto From Applebees Carside To Go

Then she simply sliced up the steak & toppings over her salad. 👌

Daily Keto Meals Food Diary

Daily Keto Meals Food Diary

I haven’t been consuming dinner most nights currently as a result of I haven’t felt nicely, so I eat possibly one complete meal a day – and infrequently make two meals out of it.

My daughter introduced house take-out from Applebee’s once more Sunday night time for her dinner. She normally eats mild throughout the day, then has a much bigger dinner meal.

Grilled hen topped with a 3 cheese mix and sauteed mushrooms & onions, plus “loaded broccoli” (steamed broccoli topped with cheese & bitter cream) on the aspect:

Keto Applebees Takeout Menu

Keto Applebees Takeout Menu

Fact: for a middle-of-nowhere city, we have now one of many BEST Applebee’s right here!

I acquired up early for work on Monday morning and had my collagen espresso and a keto protein bar at my desk (my standard) ☕️ then my daughter got here in with lunch that afternoon.

This time, take-out from Waffle House: tacky scrambled eggs & bacon. 🥓

Keto Take Out Lunch Ideas

Keto Take Out Lunch Ideas

I really like when she brings meals when she pops in between shifts. 🥰

Otherwise I normally simply eat at my desk, since I’m working from house and it’s simply me.

Something easy like roasted pecans & a babybel cheese, or some blueberries and almond butter with a mozzarella stick – or a slice of colby jack cheese with pure peanut butter:

Keto Foods For Sick Stomach

Keto Foods For Sick Stomach

I don’t have an enormous urge for food in ketosis, and even much less currently with longcovid, so one thing like that satisfies me till I do work up an urge for food for a sizzling meal – or if I’m not feeling nicely, and wish one thing easy to settle my abdomen.

We each had a pleasant sizzling meal for dinner later Monday night time…

Annie had grilled hen thighs with loaded broccoli and two boiled eggs, all drizzled with cajun sauce:

Keto Dinner Ideas

Keto Dinner Ideas

That’s the Cajun Chicken pre-made meal I get for her, plus boiled eggs she normally retains made as much as seize on her means out the door. Evolve sells their dressings and sauces by the jar now, however my favourite “spicy mayo” is the Chipotle Lime Mayo from Primal Kitchen.

👩‍🍳 I exploit it to make a sauce on this Spicy Shrimp Stir Fry dish that EVERYONE loves!

I had hen alfredo with steamed broccoli 🥦 and one among her boiled eggs w/cajun sauce. 🙂

Fresh Keto Meals Delivery

Fresh Keto Meals Delivery

👩‍🍳 Both of these meals we loved are simple to recreate at house. I just like the Bertolli model alfredo sauce you will get in grocery shops, and maintain the Pictsweet Farms Steamables broccoli florets readily available within the freezer. 🥦

On Tuesday my one huge meal for the day was a hearty, fancy hen salad with roasted pecans. A favourite! I’ve this meal at the least twice every week, generally extra.

Best Keto Chicken Salad

Best Keto Chicken Salad

👩‍🍳 Ingredients: Chicken Breast, Mayo, Celery, Red Grapes, Onions, Brown Mustard

I didn’t really feel like having dinner, so my daughter discovered one thing to make for herself.

I completely forgot I had these Real Good Foods low carb enchiladas within the freezer!

I simply checked, and my low cost code LOWCARBTRAVELER nonetheless works for 15% off if you order online, however plenty of their frozen meals objects are stocked in shops now too.

Keto Frozen Food OptionsKeto Frozen Food Options

It’s good to have one thing fast you possibly can seize out of the freezer once you don’t really feel like cooking!

Their cauliflower crust pepperoni pizza is definitely good. I didn’t like their authentic sausage crust pizza AT ALL, however the cauli-crust was nice. Those are 50% off on their website right nowplus one other 15% off with my LOWCARBTRAVELER low cost code.

Anyway, my daughter LOVED the enchiladas – each flavors. 🫔 They’re too spicy for me, however she liked the hen enchiladas AND the cheese enchiladas.

RealGoodFood Low Carb EnchiladasRealGoodFood Low Carb Enchiladas

The newer merchandise I like finest is their Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken.

It’s uncooked hen so it’s important to cook dinner it, however it’s already stuffed and wrapped and able to bake! Those are very well made, and make for a quick scrumptious dinner with a fast aspect.

Keto Freezer MealsKeto Freezer Meals

They have every kind of low carb freezer meals, plus you will get free transport and 15% off on-line. I’ve ordered from them 3 completely different instances now, and each time was an excellent expertise. They ship quick and in a cooler field with dry ice, so it arrives freezer-ready. 📦

Real Good Foods
15% off Discount Code: LOWCARBTRAVELER

While she was within the freezer, I discovered a bag of Lolli’s Low Carb Peanut Butter Macadamia Clusters. 🤩 I completely forgot I stashed that bag!! I wasn’t feeling nicely, so a tasty snack-meal hit the spot whereas my daughter was having fun with all these spicy enchiladas. 😉

Keto Movie Night SnacksKeto Movie Night Snacks

I simply observed Lolli’s dropped their costs and has new decrease flat price transport. Nice!

Wednesday morning I had a Lemon Keto Bar at my desk – as a result of I’m patiently ready for my HUGE order (restock) of my favourite Almond Butter Brownie keto bars. 😉 I just like the lemon poppyseed bar too, and generally it’s the right taste to get me by way of the standard morning nausea.

Lemon Keto BarsLemon Keto Bars

These are the bars I discovered for 45% off here this week or for 15% off here.

Later within the afternoon I completed the hen salad I opened the day earlier than and added roasted pecans and shredded mozzarella. That sounded good for some motive. 🙂

Too Sick To Cook Keto Meals

Too Sick To Cook Keto Meals

Wednesday was a “sick day” too, begin to end (I’ve long covid) so I wasn’t up for dinner. I had a type of Peanut Butter Keto Rice Crispy Treats as a result of the field was sitting out on the desk… and one thing mild & crunchy was the right factor for the time being.

Perfect Keto Rice Crispy TreatPerfect Keto Rice Crispy Treat

That really made me really feel higher, so I stayed up and watched a present with my daughter, and we each had a ChocZero sugar free chocolate bar. 🍫🥰 They make the BEST keto pleasant chocolate!

Best Keto Chocolate Candy BarsBest Keto Chocolate Candy Bars
* My low cost code is TRAVELINGLOWCARB at ChocZero for those who want one

I felt higher on Thursday and truly awoke hungry! 🙂

I had a meat & egg scramble with ham, sausage & bacon topped with a bit of mozzarella. I may solely eat about half, so I made two meals out of it yesterday.

Keto Carnivore Breakfast Bowl

Keto Carnivore Breakfast Bowl

Then final night time I didn’t really feel up for meals once more. Sometimes even the odor of cooked meals makes me nauseaus, so I eat one thing easy and light-weight as a substitute.

This time, a Blueberry Fat Bomb. Those maintain me over like a meal substitute bar. Some individuals don’t like these, however I believe they’re nice – tasty and satisfying!

They have actually easy elements:

Evolve Keto Fat Bombs

Evolve Keto Fat Bombs

It’s been a tough week, to be trustworthy. 🤦‍♀️ Monday was nice, productive & centered! Tuesday and Wednesday – not a lot: I may hardly operate. 👎

Symptoms this week included: nausea, reminiscence loss, excessive muscle fatigue, exhaustion, coronary heart price spikes, belly distension (painful), mind fog, zero urge for food, even the odor of meals makes me sick… blurred imaginative and prescient, ears ringing, scalp tingling, stress in my head, IBS, indigestion, weight acquire, physique aches – principally in my again muscular tissues.

I believe I slept most of two full days. This flare-up has been AWFUL. 🥴

Long Covid Keto Diet

Long Covid Keto Diet

I’m nonetheless having frequent coronary heart price spikes ^ like this. The heart specialist gave me a 25mg beta blocker to strive however it makes me really feel WEIRD and have muscle spasms in my chest – amongst different issues. I’m testing half dose, and hoping my physique adjusts.

The hardest half I believe, in addition to very huge well being & way of life considerations 👀 is that it’s unimaginable to plan something – as a result of I by no means understand how I’ll really feel, or if I may even present up. 😜

I used to be doing so significantly better there for awhile I assumed… 🤔 I’m unsure why it’s taken a downturn on me currently. 👎 So weird – and really unpredictable. Every day is completely different…

That’s why I get these pre-made low carb meals from Evolve. My daughter loves them too, for simply staying on observe. That’s the place we acquired the Cajun Chicken Thighs meal and the Chicken Alfredo w/Broccoli meal the night time we ate at house – and the place I get the flowery hen salad.

This was my order this week:

Evolve Unboxing Keto Meals Delivery

Evolve Unboxing Keto Meals Delivery

Here’s my unboxing video for a super-quick description of what I ordered. 📦

Low carb meal prep: DONE❣ My low cost code is LOWCARBTRAVELER for 15% off if you wish to strive it out: EatToEvolve.us 🥘 I simply order what I would like straight off the web site menu.

–> Keto made Easy! 💯😊

I hope this meals diary from our week gave you some concepts for issues to strive, or issues to make at house. My daughter eats at work or on the go quite a bit, however she normally begins her day with a shake or bar, and retains boiled eggs within the fridge for a fast seize.

Lately she’s been ingesting collagen espresso within the morning (too) ☕️ instead of breakfast, and she or he loves the Perfect Keto Cinnamon Toast collagen powder with whipped cream. Interesting combo! She simply dumps all of it in her journey mug, provides it a shake, and runs out the door!

I’m hoping to cook dinner some this weekend. 🙂

If I really feel up for it I’m going to make sausage balls – with pimento cheese as a substitute of shredded cheddar. A tasty twist! 👩‍🍳 And check out a brand new recipe: low carb “Strawberry Lime Muffins” with wild blueberries. And possibly cook dinner that ribeye I’ve within the freezer. 😋

That’s the plan at the least. I’m type of taking it someday at a time proper now, or actually: one hour at a time.

To anybody else with longcovid, autoimmune problems, dysautonomia, persistent ache & situations of any form… I see you, I really feel you 💕 and I’m hoping to seek out extra methods we will all make life higher. xo

To everybody else… thanks to your form phrases & notes, and for understanding why my meals diaries are completely different than standard, and why I’m counting on easy/simple meals & meals I can eat with out having the ability to get out a lot – or feeling up for cooking (in any respect) currently.

How are issues going with you?

My daughter and I each had a collagen espresso this morning, and I helped her put collectively her Halloween costume for work this weekend, however I haven’t eaten something but right now. It’s nearly 4pm and I’m lastly getting hungry although!

I’m planning to remain on this weekend myself, discover a good film to observe, try this baking I discussed 🙂 and if I’m nonetheless feeling frisky: get my winter garments out and undergo these. It’s chilly right here in Tennessee! 🍁🍂

Lynn Terry
aka @LowCarbTraveler

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