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Ketosis

Saving your ketosis in a Greek taverna

Ketosis is the metabolic state that all of us Keto-people want to protect and maintain. Some of us even obsess about it! Of course, not all Keto enthusiasts are so strict. If you get kicked out of ketosis, in a couple of days you can easily work your way back […]

Mediterranean

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 […]

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Greek Koulouri goes Keto and Micro

Have you ever been to Greece? Then you know what the earth, the sky, the music and love is! Demis Roussos – One of the most famous Greek singers The Greek way of expression! I am starting this article with great respect for late Demis who had a lot of […]

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Ketosis and how to get back on track after festivities

Have you been kicked out of ketosis during the winter festivities? Some of us are as strict as Spartans. No celebration or invitation to a social event will change the Keto routine for those warriors. On the other hand, some of you are new to Keto lifestyle. maybe you don’t […]

Cabbage

Cabbage rolls the Balkan legend! Greek “Lahanodolmades” or Sarma

Have you ever visited Balkan countries during the winter holidays? If yes, chances are you’ve been offered to eat “Sarma”. Most probably, multiple times per day. This traditional comfort food made with minced meat wrapped in pickled cabbage leaves and cooked with bacon has a status of superpower food. There […]

Orange

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 […]

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Saganaki Cheese the Olympian food

The mythological value of cheese Who doesn’t love cheese? Greek Gods did! They most certainly still love it. Many myths tell us about the mystery and adoration of cheese. For example, in Lithuanian mythology, Giant called Džiugas married a human woman, and made the legendary cheese to celebrate their unusual love. Džiugas taught […]

Melomakarona

Melomakarona – a dream of Greek cookies on keto

From a Greek point of view There is no Christmas without aromatic and magic Melomakarona in a Greek home. The tradition most probably dates back to the times when ancient Greeks celebrated the birth of Sun god, or maybe even Dyonisos. Honey was the main sweetener back then. So I am guessing, […]

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Dumplings on Keto? Try this grandma’s soup recipe

Homemade soup was really rare in the Western world a few years ago. In fact, you could eat it only at grandma’s, if you were lucky enough to have her. But, with the recent popularity of bone broth, homemade soups came back in fashion. Since the slow home cooking is […]

kleftiko

“Kleftiko” the unforgettable dish of my childhood

Slow cooking makes Kleftiko’s secret Growing up in a Greek family, I can say that I ate like a king! Especially when we had a Kleftiko day. Lots of Greeks could agree on this. Even though there are many carb-oriented dishes in Greek Mediterranean cuisine, this amazing treat is keto-friendly. Well, […]