Once a week, many people find it optimal to have a carb up day to help with hormones and muscle building. This healthy keto carb up meal is just the thing to stay the keto course by simply increasing HEALTHY carbs.
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Healthy Keto Carb Up Meal
You may or may not know this, but I am a HUGE advocate for 1 carb up day per week in order to sustain keto as a lifestyle and have the healthiest body possible.
Having a healthy keto carb up meal is beneficial for many things. Especially for women: hormones, metabolism, etc…
I usually incorporate sweet potatoes and carrots into my carb up day.
I created this Keto Hash which is a variant of my low carb Keto Hash. I wanted to increase my carbs in a consistent, healthy way. AND I wanted a meal that my kids would love and, well, they LOVE THIS! I won’t mention that it was a product of just throwing stuff in a pan and seeing what worked! And then tweaking it of course once we realized how delicious it was!
Health Benefits of a Carb Up Day
If you want to know about all the benefits, please visit here: Benefits of a barb up day with keto.
A Healthy Family Recipe
This healthy keto carb up meal is a win/win. A high veggie meal for the whole family AND it increases your carbs for the day.
If you are truly doing a carb up day, you’ll need more carbs than what this meal provides. But this can certainly account for one of your meals!
I mean, you could even eat this for lunch AND dinner – I’ll admit that I do that sometimes!
- 2 large sweet potatoes, diced
- 1 bunch of Brussels sprouts, quartered
- 2 large bell peppers, diced
- 3 large carrots, sliced
- 3 celery, sliced
- 1/2 onion, diced
- 1 inch chunk of fresh ginger, minced
- 3 tablespoons coconut oil
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 2 pounds ground sausage
- In a large wok or pan, cook sweet potatoes over medium-high heat. Do not use oil as it will make them mushy. Stir often. They are done when slightly soft - about 15 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in a large pot, combine Brussels, sprouts, peppers, carrots, celery, onion, ginger, coconut oil, water and cumin. Cook over medium heat, stirring often for about 15 minutes.
- Lastly, in a medium pan, brown ground sausage. Set aside.
- When everything is done cooking, combine EVERYTHING into the wok with the sweet potatoes.
- Stir and serve.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 610 Total Fat: 50g Saturated Fat: 20g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 23g Cholesterol: 92mg Sodium: 1306mg Carbohydrates: 20g Net Carbohydrates: 16g Fiber: 4g Sugar: 8g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 20g