Tag: food

moussaka

Moussaka – Finally Keto version

Moussaka- everybody knows of it. The actual word or the origin might not be 100% Greek, but we made it famous. It has been loved and hated at the same time throughout the history. Some Greeks dislike it, while others think of it as the holy grail of mother’s cuisine. […]

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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 […]

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 […]

fasted training

Fasted training: A myth or de facto?

A lot of people are not feeling friendly to cardio. Especially when it comes to fasted training. It sounds like a struggle or a marathon race. Is it something so difficult to perform? Maybe if you are in a classic metabolic state and your fuel is glucose. Let’s see fasted […]

psyllium

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 […]

dumplings

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, […]

ketosis babies

Ketosis and babies the untold truth!

The most common question people ask when they want to start Keto diet is: “can I be in ketosis, is it safe? Tell me how many times have you heard this question? Ketosis has the exclusivity of being our first metabolic state when we arrive in this world. Yes, we […]

keto guide

Beginner’s guide to Keto switch

If you are reading this article you made the first step to enter the Keto world. What does it mean to be in a Keto diet, or more specifically, in ketosis? Keto diet is not some random diet that someone picks and implements to everyday routine. Keto is a lifestyle! […]

keto mediterranean

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 […]