For when you just can’t cook another egg and cheese omelette. That is, until a friend or spouse asks you if you want to go out for dinner. Will I annoy everyone? Is keeping keto even possible at a restaurant? First, take a breath: It’s tough, but it’s totally doable to do keto while you’re dining out. You just have to be a little more mindful of your choice—and that means educating yourself on the hidden carbs on all restaurant menus, and go-to substitutions for carb-heavy ingredients. First things first: Try to sub as many starches as you possibly can. It’s also wise to add avocado or other healthy fats to any meal as much as possible. You definitely need to be aware of the secret places carbs are hiding in your meals, too. Most restaurant sauces, glazes, and salad dressings, for example, are loaded with sugar, says Naomi Whittel, author of the upcoming book High Fiber Keto. She suggests asking for dishes to be served plain or with the dressing on the side.
Let’s face it folks: When you’re following any specific diet—from Atkins to paleo and all those in between—dining out can be daunting. Instead of enjoying the ease of not having a DIY dinner, you’re busy worrying if there’s anything you can order, potentially requesting substitutions, and facing all those temptations you’ve so skillfully avoided while cooking at home. And this is especially true when you’re following keto, a diet that’s known for its strict-and-structured eating plan that’s high in fat, moderate in protein, and low in carbs. Here are the 30 best keto-friendly restaurants and what to order at them that’s keto-approved, according to nutritionists. Go ahead and dig in to these high-fat faves. Oh, and leave the buns off those burgers and say buh-bye to fries. Salad, dear keto dieter, will be your new go-to side. In addition, Rissetto suggests certain easy subs like cauliflower rice, avoiding condiments with added sugar such as ketchup, barbecue sauce, honey mustard, and sriracha, and making sure to never be afraid to build your own version of a dish, like an omelette with veggies or a salad without croutons.
It’s the perfect low carb meal option although they have salad instead of a sub Salad no dressing. Load restaursnts on toppings like bacon, cheese, lettuce, tomato, avocado, and sprouts. Eat fresh and low-carb at Subway by opting for a others like the Southwest Avocado. I’ve been on a number of diets in the past that made it nearly impossible to dine out, which I.