Ketogenic, low-carb, Paleolithic-Ketogenic Diet, grain free, nut free, dairy free, soy free, no plant oil, sugar free, no sweeteners
Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate love and connection, and what better way to do so than with a delicious meal that fits into your diet? These keto recipes will help you enjoy a romantic and flavorful Valentine's Day without straying from your whole-food based ketogenic lifestyle.
These recipes are healthy, simple and elegant and they all fit into the rules of the Paleolithic-Ketogenic Diet. If you follow the therapeutic version or the carnivore diet, you can just skip the cake;) If you don't need to be so strict, you can prepare the following menu for yourself and your loved one.
Appetizer - Whipped Liver Cream
makes 2 servings
160 g veal, beef or lamb liver
60 g lard or tallow
2 egg yolks
Black pepper (optional)
Fresh thyme (optional)
Heat about half of the fat in a pan. Add the liver and fry it on medium heat until done. Season with salt and optionally with pepper. Let it cool. Add the rest of the fat and blend until smooth. Whisk the egg yolks until fluffy. Add the blended liver and whisk with an electric hand mixer until creamy. Spoon into two small verrines and serve.
One serving has about 398 kcal, 28 g fat, 19 g protein, 3.8 g carbohydrates
Main course - Steak Tartare
makes 2 servings
200 g beef tenderloin
70 g bone marrow, crumbled
2 egg yolks
Fresh parsley leaves
1 small pickle, finely diced
2 tsp fresh lemon juice
Finely chop the chilled meat with a sharp knife. Add half of the marrow crumbles, a bit of salt and mix well. Divide the portion by half and with the help of a cookie cutter make heart shapes on two plates. Decorate with the rest of the marrow crumbles, salt flakes and optionally some parsley leaves.
If you like, you can add part or all other ingredients from the list above.
One serving has about 417 kcal, 35 g fat, 24 g protein, 0 g carbohydrates
Dessert - Heart Cake
makes 6 portions
4 large eggs
2 egg whites
30 g parsley root flour* or ground pork rinds
25 g lard
180 g mixed frozen berries
For the sponge cake whisk the 6 egg whites with the salt until stiff peaks. Add the yolks one by one continuously whisking until fluffy. Carefully fold in the parsley root flour or the pork rinds. Line a heart shaped baking form with parchment paper, spoon in the batter and bake in a preheated oven at 160 °C for about 25 minutes or until golden and set. Let it cool and cut in half.
For the jam cook the frozen berries for about half an hour until thickens. Blend until smooth and let cool.
Melt the lard and spoon over the top of both cake halves. Spread half of the jam over one cake, place the other half on top and cover with the rest of the jam.
One serving has about 120 kcal, 7.7 g fat, 5.1 g carbs and 6.1 g protein
This nutritious and healthy Valentine's Day feast has everything you need to indulge guilt-free. From a savory appetizer to a nice dessert, these recipes are sure to make your celebration both memorable and delicious. Wishing you a happy and healthy Valentine's Day filled with love and good food!
Nutritional value for the whole menu
935 kcal; 70 g fat; 49 g protein; 8.9 g carbohydrates
*Parsley root flour you can make this way here