Struggling on the weekend when eating out?
Here are 5 Tips For Eating Out On Keto
1. DO YOUR RESEARCH
Before you go out to eat, do a quick search to find the restaurant menu.
You can try…
• Looking on the restaurant website
• Or Google searching the restaurant name, the restaurant’s location, and the word “menu.”
Then decide on the keto-friendly option you’ll order at the restaurant. That way, when you get to the restaurant, you will already know what you’re going to eat that’s Keto friendly. You also can search Keto options for the restaurant your going to and get ideas from others on meals to get.
2. EAT SOMETHING AND DRINK YOUR KETONES BEFORE YOU LEAVE
You definitely don’t want to arrive at the restaurant hungry –
It’s a sure-fire way to decrease the chance you’ll stick to your diet. by drinking your Ketones it will help decrease your hunger and keep you on track. Get your Ketones here
By filling up with a light meal beforehand and drinking your Ketones:
1. You’re less likely to make unhealthy food choices.
2. You can order a burger without a bun, or just a keto-friendly side dish and you won’t still be hungry afterward. And you can also pack some snacks to take with you just in case. So you don’t feel worried about being hungry at the end of your meal.
3. STICK TO CERTAIN TYPES OF RESTAURANTS
It’s true that certain types of restaurants are more keto-friendly than others.
Good Keto restaurant options include:
• Mediterranean/Greek and Middle Eastern restaurants,
• Seafood restaurants,
• BBQ joints.
On the other hand…the restaurants you’ll want to try to avoid on Keto are:
• Pizza joints,
• Sandwich shops, and
• Small Mexican or Italian restaurants.
With those ideas in mind, try to suggest keto-friendly restaurants for meals out with family and friends. Explain to them that this will help you stay on track with your weight-loss and health and ask for their support.
4. DON’T BE AFRAID TO ASK QUESTIONS
You’re the one who’ll be eating the food you order and paying for it.
Here are a few questions to ask just to be on the safe side:
1. If you’re ordering seafood, fish, or meats, ask whether it’s breaded or grilled.
2. Ask if your dish comes with sauce or toppings as they’re often not mentioned on the menu. Most sauces aren’t very Keto as they’ll contain added sugar, cornstarch or wheat flour.
3. Ask to see if you can switch starchy side dishes to a side salad or steamed vegetables.
4. For salads, ask for olive oil and red wine vinegar dressing.
And if you have a food intolerance, let the restaurant know. Not all restaurants can accommodate these changes, but you can ask to check and then decide if you want to go elsewhere.
5. DON’T STRESS YOURSELF OUT
Try to eat the most keto-friendly meal possible.
But if you end up eating a small amount of glaze, sauce, dressing or breading?
Don’t beat yourself up!