MCT Oil Recipes for Ketosis
MCT oil. Yes, the new craze. Well, at least that’s what’s been on almost every healthy living enthusiast’s lips for a couple of years now.
And, given the assortment of health benefits the oil has to offer, it isn’t hard to understand why this is the case.
And, if you’re trying to lose weight, tweaking your diet plan with MCT oil and Keto could very well be your best bet to shedding off extra pounds.
The biggest question then becomes, how do you do it? Here’s a rundown of some MCT oil recipes to give you a head start.
Almond Pistachio Fat Bombs
- Half cup cacao butter (melted and chopped)
- One cup of creamy coconut butter (you can blend yours)
- One cup of all-natural roasted almond butter (you can blend yours)
- One cup of MCT oil
- A quarter cup of ghee (or you can make yours)
- Two tablespoons of chai spice
- Half cup of full-fat coconut milk (allow it to cool overnight)
- A quarter teaspoon of pure almond extract
- A quarter cup of raw shelled pistachios, chopped
- A quarter teaspoon of Himalayan salt
- One tablespoon of pure vanilla extract (or you can blend yours)
Start by greasing your baking pan with parchment paper. Let it hang on either side for quick unmolding. Set aside.
Melt your cacao butter in a small pan on low heat or in your microwave. Stir often. Reserve
Place the other ingredients apart from the shelled pistachios and cocoa butter in a large bowl.
Mix with a hand mixer.
Start slowly and increase the speed until the concoction becomes airy and light.
Pour the melted cacao butter into the almond mixture. Continue to stir on low speed until fine.
Transfer the mixture to your earlier prepared pan. Spread evenly.
Now, sprinkle with the chopped pistachios.
Refrigerate for at least four hours. Cut into thirty-six squares and serve.
A keto meal plan isn’t complete without a fat bomb recipe.
These bombs are a real delicacy that you’ll relish.
Crockpot Curry Chicken
- One pound skinless chicken breast
- One cup of full-fat coconut milk
- Two tablespoons of tomato paste
- One thumb fresh ginger, minced
- Two to six garlic cloves, minced
- A three-quarter cup of chicken broth
- One onion, finely chopped
- Two medium red bell peppers, diced
- One medium fresh green chili, minced
- One teaspoon of cumin seeds
- Salt and pepper to taste
- One tablespoon MCT oil
- Three to four teaspoons of Garam Masala
Start by heating the coconut in your crockpot.
Add the cumin seeds and Garam masala. Heat gently until the mixture starts to crackle.
Add garlic, tomato puree, pepper, ginger, coconut milk, garlic, and salt. Mix thoroughly.
Toss in pepper, onion, broth, and chicken into you now spicy, coconutty blend
Mix, cover and leave it to cook on high setting for about four hours.
Or, you can let the mixture cook for seven to eight hours.
This recipe is ideal if you have a slow cooker and looking to prepare something that will satisfy not only your diet but also your taste buds.
Caesar Salad MCT Oil Dressing
- A quarter cup of MCT oil
- Fifty grams of anchovy fillets, about eight fillets
- One tablespoon Dijon mustard
- Quarter cup light flavored extra-virgin olive oil or avocado oil
- Two cloves garlic
- Pinch Himalayan rock salt
- Two tablespoons lemon juice
- Two tablespoons mayonnaise of your choice
- One tablespoon white wine vinegar
- Ground pepper, to taste
Place all the ingredients into your high-powered blender. Be sure to set the machine on high. Wait for about one minute until smooth.
Transfer the concoction into a high container, preferably a mason jar. Let it sit for at least five days.
Be sure to sprinkle the salad with some nutritional yeast to improve the taste.
Of course, a salad is a staple of the keto diet. This one is a must-have if you’re going to eat salad.
And the beauty of it is that you can eat the Caesar without leaving a hole in your wallet.
Even more impressive, it is super easy to make. Yes. Simply throw the ingredients in your blender, mix, and you’re good to go!
The Bottom Line
Indeed, MCT is a crucial supplement for any person who wants to reap benefits such as protection against chronic illnesses.
Adding it to your keto diet is beneficial in several ways, including boosting energy levels while enabling you to get the most out of your weight program.
On top of that, the oil supports cognitive function and is easy to digest.