Keto (Diet, Recipes & Eggs)

The keto diet and eggs…  Sounds like a children’s story.  Maybe it should be given how well the keto diet and eggs go together.  It should be no surprise though given how healthy eggs are, particularly in protein (6 grams), good fats, and low carbs (less than 1 gram).  We like to think of eggs as nature’s multivitamin.  In addition to 6 grams of protein, they also contain a surplus of B vitamins, and powerful antioxidants like selenium and lutein.

If eggs are the multivitamin, the keto diet is the prescription.

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Ketogenic diet food pyramid

While a keto diet has many food limitations (i.e. no more than 5% carbs/50 grams, 20% protein, and 75% fat content), there are a lot of great keto-friendly products available that make it easier to stay committed to the diet.  Eggs are no exception!  In fact, you’ll find eggs used as an ingredient in keto recipes more than just about any other ingredient.  Which is why if you’re on the keto diet, eating the best eggs (e.g. pasture-raised, free-range, organic) is important.

If you’re making the effort to eat well it makes sense to use products high in quality and ethics.

If you scroll through our recipe page, you’ll notice that the majority of our recipes are keto friendly.  That’s because when the egg is featured as a central ingredient the other ingredients that often compliment it our healthy ingredients like veggies, meats, and cheeses.  While that may not be the case for our baking recipes, we do use a lot alternative flour, particularly gluten-free flour, in order to accommodate food allergies (although in some cases we actually prefer gluten-free flour to the taste!  Check out our cookie recipes!).

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It’s no secret that eggs are a great staple of any diet, and Keto is no exception!

Farmers Hen House eggs and keto go great together!