Martina Slajerova
Creator of KetoDietApp.com

Martina Slajerova

I changed the way I ate in 2011, when I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. I had no energy, and I found it more and more difficult to maintain a healthy weight.

That’s when I decided to quit sugar, grains, and processed foods, and to start following a whole-foods-based ketogenic approach to food.

The irony was that, like so many other people, I used to follow what I believed to be a healthy, balanced diet. I avoided most fatty foods in fear of clogging my arteries and putting on weight. I based my diet around whole grains and vegetables, and limited my intake of animal products. I did exactly what the general dietary recommendations advised: I exercised more and ate less. Still, nothing worked. Finally, I got tired of dieting all the time, and I was determined to regain my health by following a different approach.

After we witnessed the incredible benefits of low-carb eating first-hand, my partner and I created KetoDiet, a tracking and planning application with hundreds of low-carb recipes, which is now one of the bestselling apps on the App Store and Google Play. Then, in 2012, I launched the KetoDiet blog, which helps over 2 million monthly visitors follow a whole-foods-based, low-carb, ketogenic lifestyle.

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Easy Low-Carb Thai Chicken Skewers

Tasty Asian-style meat skewers marinated in homemade curry paste, coconut milk and cilantro, and then grilled with bell peppers, zucchini and onion wedges. A tasty meal not just for summer barbecues!

Low-Carb Black Forest Chocolate Cake

Decadent chocolate brownie filled with cream and sugar-free cherry amarenata. This healthy low-carb cake will be a showstopper for a birthday party or any special occasion!

Low-Carb Raspberry Baked Brie

This grain-free baked brie is amazing! Only four ingredients - that is all you need to make this tasty low-carb appetizer.

How to Make Quick & Easy Gremolata

How to make classic Italian gremolata in a few easy steps. This simple condiment will add an amazing flavor and healthy fats to any meals - with none of the carbs!

Low-Carb Cucumber Lime Cooler

This refreshing cucumber lime cooler is perfect for a hot summer day. A tasty low-carb drink infused with mint and ginger!

The Best Keto Cheeseburger

Authentic American style bacon cheeseburger made with low-carb burger buns. These healthy burgers taste and look just like the real deal!

Keto Strawberry Cheesecake Jars

These no-bake strawberry cheesecake jars can’t be any easier to make. No crust and no baking required! They are nut-free, high in healthy fats, low in carbs and ideal for the keto diet.