Microwave on Keto – should you think twice?
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Microwave on Keto – should you think twice?

Microwave domination Every time we think about the modernisation of cooking, microwave oven pops up as a controversial subject. If you chose Keto as your new lifestyle, then you most probably care about your health more than average people do. Living and cooking in the kingdom of low carbs can be challenging. Especially nowadays when…

Mediterranean Keto, The golden Φ of nutrition
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Mediterranean Keto, The golden Φ of nutrition

Mediterranean diet became extremely popular in the past two decades. Many scientific studies have shown that this might be the healthiest diet in the world! It was conceived from the traditional eating patterns of Mediterranean countries, such as Greece, Italy, Spain, Croatia, and southern France. It’s based mainly on seafood, olive oil, goat and sheep…

Orange and Keto! Is there a way to make some peace?
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Orange and Keto! Is there a way to make some peace?

The “orangish” country Even though orange is not a Mediterranean fruit originally, (we got it from China) in the past century it became the symbol of southern European countries. Many Mediterranean recipes are including orange juice, orange peel, orange bloom water or even orange seeds. In Greece, they can be seen at every step! A…

Psyllium, medicinal herb and keto binding agent

Psyllium, medicinal herb and keto binding agent

Psyllium and its double power As you already might know, this amazing plant called psyllium is used as a binding agent for baking with nut flours. As with many things in life, it got its name from ancient Greek word psýllion, psyllíon, a derivative of psýlla flea. To my ancestors, the seed of psyllium looked like a…

My journey from classical Mediterranean diet to Keto
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My journey from classical Mediterranean diet to Keto

Growing up in a Greek kitchen As most of the people who grew up in the area of Southeast Mediterranean basin, I was raised believing that bread and pasta should be the base of every meal, definitely not something keto friendly. Especially in Greece, the Mediterranean diet is determined to have a lot of starchy…

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