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What To Eat In A Keto Diet

Keto diets have become super popular due to big-name celebrities and the basic premise of eating high-fat, low-carb foods.

The unique element of keto is that you can eat so many delicious foods that face strict bans on most conventional diets—think cheese, bacon, and cream!

Still, many of us are dessert lovers, or we thrive on pasta and bread. If this sounds like you, it can be a lot trickier than you may imagine sticking to a keto diet.

In this guide, we'll recap what to eat with keto diet recipes and explain why skinny syrup for keto diets might be your secret weapon in beating the diet blues.

Choosing Keto Meals And Snacks

How many carbs can you have on keto and remain in ketosis to burn those pesky fat cells? 

You're looking at roughly fifty grams a day as the max limit, although that varies depending on your goals.

The good news is that you can eat plenty of regular foods, including:

  • Meat and seafood
  • Dairy and eggs
  • Nuts, fats, and oils
  • Some vegetables

You should restrict manufactured meats, such as sausage. And while most fruits are off-limits, keto allows a small number of berries like raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries.

For the sugary stuff, it's pretty limited. Talk about a big hurdle to overcome for those of us with a sweet tooth!

Stevia and sucralose sweeteners are acceptable sweeteners in keto, but apart from berries and heavy cream, it's looking a bit dismal on the pastries and cakes.

Keto-Friendly Desserts

As we've mentioned, it's the naughty treats that most people tend to start craving on keto, but no cookies, ice creams, or brownies are allowed.

However, if you know about Skinny Mixes keto syrups, you open a world of possibilities that'll stop those sugar pangs in their tracks!

How To Make A Keto Cheesecake

A creamy, tangy cheesecake is a Sunday afternoon favorite, and if you go for almond and coconut flour to make your crust and a splash of Keto Vanilla Bean Syrup, you'll be making a winning dessert!

Here's how to do it:

  • Mix about half a cup each of almond flour, coconut flour, shredded coconut, and one stick of melted butter in a pan for the crust. 
  • Press the crust along the sides of a greased pan and pop it in the fridge.
  • Next, beat three cream cheese blocks with sixteen ounces of sour cream and around two spoons of Vanilla Bean Syrup (or swap it for a different flavor to vary your filling!).
  • Beat in three large eggs, one at a time, and spread your filling evenly over your crust.
  • Bake for an hour and twenty minutes in an oven preheated to three hundred degrees until the filling is just slightly jiggly.

Leave your cheesecake to cool slowly, and then chill it in the fridge. Serve it with a berry garnish, and you have yourself a sublime keto cheesecake that tastes deceptively sweet!

How To Make Keto Chocolate Chip Cookies

When you're first on the keto diet, you might imagine that you'll never munch on a warm cookie again—but we've got a solution here, too!

You can mix this recipe up in different ways to experiment with flavors or combine other keto skinny syrups to whip up a distinctive batch of cookies.

Try our Keto Cinnamon Dolce Syrup for a smooth, wintery taste, or swap Keto Mocha Syrup for Peanut Butter Cup if that's what you're missing the most!

The keto chocolate chip cookie recipe is straightforward:

  • Preheat your oven to 350°.
  • Whisk two eggs with a stick of melted butter, two tablespoons of heavy cream, and our Keto Mocha Syrup for a classic chocolate bite (or Vanilla Bean Syrup for a blonde cookie).
  • Stir in just under three cups of almond flour and a quarter tablespoon of salt, folding about two-thirds of a cup of dark chocolate chips into the mixture to make a batter.
  • Roll your batter into one-inch balls, and line them up on baking sheets, flattening with your palm or the bottom of a greased glass.
  • Bake until a beautiful golden brown, which takes fifteen to twenty minutes.

When baked, you'll have a batch of incredible cookies that taste sensational— all at an astonishing 211 calories, 12 grams of carbs, and 19 grams of fat per serving!

Can I Drink Sweet Beverages On Keto?

Now that we've introduced you to just a couple of ways to utilize keto skinny syrups in your desserts, you've probably got a much better idea about how versatile they are!

For example, hot chocolate is a firm favorite that's a sad outcast from the keto diet. 

But if you whisk unsweetened cocoa powder with heavy cream, Keto Mocha Syrup, and water, you'll have a smooth, chocolatey sensation that's hard to beat.

Love an iced coffee or a caramel latte? 

Simply order a bottle of Keto Salted Caramel Syrup, and all your treasured barista brews are back on the menu and one hundred percent keto-friendly.  This makes a great keto-friendly gift as well! 

For more ideas about finding food alternatives to enjoy the best in puddings and sweet drinks, check out the rest of our Skinny Mixes products for more inspiration, or try your hand in the kitchen to see what other combinations you can come up with to satisfy your tastebuds!