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Book Review on Ketogenic Beginner's Guide by Marc Thomas Diaz

Updated on February 3, 2018
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Do you want a recipe book that is full with high-fat, low-carbohydrate recipes then you should read the 95-page Ketogenic Beginner's Guide: Ketogenic Essentials for Beginners to change your Lifestyle & Meals Plans by Marc Thomas Diaz. This book was published on December 11, 2017, and sold by Amazon Digital Services, LLC.

About the Author

This is the author's first book with the hope of more to come. He is interested in nutrition which is why he wrote this book.

Some of the recipes that are included in this book are:

-Mixed Berry Smoothie

-Bacon and Eggs Benedict

-Blueberry Pancakes

-Chicken Coconut Curry

-No Bean Chili

-Stuffed Tenderloin

-Turkey Pesto Meatball

-Bagels


In the first chapter, we learn what a ketogenic diet is, its history, the different methods, and what role the carbs (calories and proteins) play in our body. The author also includes a meal plan for two weeks. In the plan is a list of food that we can make for breakfast, lunch, supper and a snack.

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Table of Contents

In the Introduction, the author explains what the Ketogenic diet is and how it affects your body. This beginners guide to a Ketogenic diet is organized in this simple way:

Introduction

Chapter 1: The Ketogenic Diet Plan

Chapter 2: Breakfast in the Keto Style

Chapter 3: Chicken, Turkey, and Pork Favorites

Chapter 4: Delicious Beef and Seafood Choices

Chapter 5: Vegetable & Side Dishes

Chapter 6: Snacks, Appetizers, Desserts

Conclusion

Index

Recipes

The recipes are easy to follow and understand. They are well organized with a colorful picture included with each recipe. Under each recipe name, there is an organized list of ingredients followed by instructions that are numbered so that we know what order to do it. At the end of the instructions, there is information on the recipe like Yield, Calories, Protein, Net Carbs and Fat. Each recipe looks like this:

Name of Recipe

Picture

Ingredients

Directions

Yields

Calories

Protein

Net Carb

Fat


Tested Recipe

I tested the Cabbage with Bacon Recipe. This recipe was easy to make. The instructions were easy to follow. I made it for supper for my family and me. We all loved it. I followed the instructions except that the recipe said 4 pieces of bacon, I had to use more since my bacon was too small. But other than that the recipe was easy to follow. I picked this recipe because it was the only one that I had all the ingredients for. When I first read the recipe, I thought that it wouldn't be enough for four people but I was wrong because we still had some left over. It was good.


Cabbage with Bacon:

Ingredients

4 bacon slices

2 c shredded cabbage

To Taste: Salt

Directions

1. Place the cabbage in a pot with just enough water to cover. Boil for five to seven

minutes.

2. Prepare the bacon and break into bits.

3. Add the bacon and salt to the cabbage and serve.

Yields: 1 serving- 1 c. each

Calories: 346

Protein: 31g

Net Carbs: 7g

Fat: 9g

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Ketogenic Beginner's Guide: Ketogenic Essentials for Beginners to Change your Lifestyle and Meals Plan

Author: Marc Thomas Diaz

E-Book: 95 pages

Price: $1.99

ASIN: B0787HVP73

Publisher: Marc Thomas Diaz

I received this e-book from an online retail bookstore, Amazon.

You can also buy this book on Amazon as a paperback.

Paperbook:

ISBN-13: 978-1973574033

ISBN-10: 1973574039

Price: $13.99

I would definitely recommend this book to other people. I think anyone who loves to cook and be healthy would love this book. These recipes are easy and simple. I think this recipe book would be for both the novice and seasoned cook. Some of these are easy and some more in depth. I believe that buying this book would be worth the price.

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