You start a discussion on fitness and diet, and somewhere down the line you are bound to start talking about the ‘ketogenic ‘ diet. Some know a great deal about the diet, some are still confused, while some simply jump in on the bandwagon because their favourite celebrity has been following it. Celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Huma Qureshi have been quite vocal about their stint with keto. So for all those wondering, ketogenic diet is a where you are supposed to cut down on carbohydrates drastically. In absence of carbs, the body starts burning fat for energy, thereby, contributing to weight loss. Having said that, ketogenic diet may not be suited for all, and there could be a possibility that you are doing it wrong; hence, this is why it is a good idea to consult an expert first.
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In any diet, you have to re-look and evaluate all that you eat in a day. But very rarely would you find a diet that does not recommend soup, therefore, it is always a good idea to invest your time in a nice and hearty soup. But again, you do have to pick the right kind of soup for your ketogenic diet. The ones made thickened with corn flour are a big no-no. It is a good idea to stick to clear soups, It is because of their high water quantity, they keep you full without toppling the calorie load.
Here are 5 low-carb soup recipes you can try at home:
1. Carrot and ginger soup
Mild carrot soup with a kick of ginger, this soup is all things healthy and soul-soothing.
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2. Cauliflower and spinach soup
Crunchy and nutritious, cauliflower has become a show-stopper in the world of health and nutrition. This soup also packs goodness of another superfood in spinach.
3. Tomato peppercorns clear soup
All things hot and tangy, this soup has blockbuster written all over it. This soup may also do wonders for your immunity.
4. 2-bean and chicken soup
Chicken soup lovers, you have got to try this soothing preparation made with simple ingredients like chicken, beans and peppers. A high-protein treat you must try!
5. Broccoli and almond soup
Fibre-rich goodness meets omega-3 rich almonds. It does not get healthier and yummier than this!
Try these soups in this nippy weather and let us know how you liked it in the comments below!
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About Sushmita SenguptaSharing a strong penchant for food, Sushmita loves all things good, cheesy and greasy. Her other favourite pastime activities other than discussing food includes, reading, watching movies and binge-watching TV shows.