The KetoDiet Cookbook
Turkey Patties with Cucumber Salsa

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As many of you may know, I've been hard at work finalising my new cookbook, The KetoDiet Cookbook which is now available to preorder! I've spent several months creating and testing recipes and included the best 150 low-carb & paleo / primal recipes.

Here is just a quick overview of what you'll find in my new cookbook:

  • keto-friendly basics such as mayonnaise, pesto or nut butters
  • quick breakfast meals, both sweet and savoury
  • portable lunch ideas such as salads, grain-free sandwiches and soups
  • comforting dinners and all-time favourites including pizza, risotto, meat pies and the best grain-free bread recipes
  • delicious low-carb desserts including pies, cookies, ice-cream, fat bombs and more
  • drinks and smoothies
  • The KetoDiet Food List: a list of foods to eat and avoid on a keto diet, a KetoDiet guide and my low-carb cooking tips.

Best of all, the book is now available to preorder on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and other book stores - both printed and electronic!

What do you think of the cover? Do you like it? :-)

The KetoDiet Cookbook: Turkey Patties with Cucumber Salsa

I decided to give you a small sneak peak and share one of the many delicious recipes from The KetoDiet Cookbook. This recipe is one of my favourite dishes to cook for summertime BBQs and family gatherings. It goes great with spicy cucumber salsa (see the recipe for details) or even Tzatziki (recipe from the KetoDiet App). While the recipe is very low in carbs, it uses fresh, real food ingredients and is very easy to make.

You can find my Turkey Patties with Cucumber Salsa at QuartoKnows.com.

Nutritional values (per serving)

Net carbs5 grams
Protein26.8 grams
Fat38.3 grams
Calories475 kcal

Calories from carbs 4%, protein 23%, fat 73%

Total carbs7.7 gramsFiber2.7 gramsSugars3 gramsSaturated fat10.6 gramsSodium535 mg(23% RDA)Magnesium85 mg(21% RDA)Potassium648 mg(32% EMR)

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Ingredient nutritional breakdown (per serving)

Net carbsProteinFatCalories
Turkey (ground, raw)
0 g21.1 g15.7 g225 kcal
Almond flour (blanched ground almonds, almond meal)
1.1 g2.7 g6.6 g74 kcal
Eggs, free-range or organic
0.1 g1.6 g1.2 g18 kcal
Garlic, fresh
0.5 g0.1 g0 g2 kcal
Spring onion, scallion, green onion, fresh
0.4 g0.1 g0 g2 kcal
Lemon (juice), fresh
0.4 g0 g0 g1 kcal
Dijon mustard
0.1 g0.1 g0.3 g4 kcal
Parsley, fresh (spices)
0.1 g0.1 g0 g1 kcal
Basil, fresh
0 g0.1 g0 g1 kcal
Peppers, chile (chili), fresh
0.1 g0 g0 g1 kcal
Ghee
0 g0 g7.5 g68 kcal
Salt, pink Himalayan rock salt
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Pepper, black, spices
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Cucumber, fresh
1.8 g0.7 g0.2 g15 kcal
Garlic, fresh
0.2 g0 g0 g1 kcal
Apple cider vinegar
0 g0 g0 g1 kcal
Dill, fresh
0.1 g0 g0 g1 kcal
Olive oil, extra virgin
0 g0 g6.8 g60 kcal
Salt, pink Himalayan rock salt
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Pepper, black, spices
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Peppers, Jalapeno, fresh
0.1 g0 g0 g1 kcal
Total per serving
5 g26.8 g38.3 g475 kcal
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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.

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I made this last night. We loved it, definitely a keeper.
Carol

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Thank you Carol!

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I bought your recipe book, it's great, could you just tell me though, what is the photograph on the front cover of? I don't know which recipe it refers to.
Thanks
Sally

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Hi Sally, thank you so much for buying my book! These are the Lamb Meatballs with Feta from page 182. I hope this helps!

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Nowhere do I see "portion size" in the recipe or the nutritional value.
Please give me the proposed weight for the portion of patties you're analyzing nutritionally above.

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Hi Dimples, this recipe makes 4 servings - all the ingredients, weights and nutrition facts are listed at QuarySpoon.com (see the link). The nutrition facts per serving are in this post above. Hope this helps.

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Hi Martina, are there any nut-free recipes? Thanks!

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Hi Ali, yes, there are many nut-free recipes 😊 I just checked and it should be round 100 nut-free recipes and in many you can use seeds / seed butter / seed flour or coconut / coconut flour instead.

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What percentage of the recipes in your new cookbook are dairy-free?

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Hi Sarah, about 30 recipes (out of 150 recipes) include dairy. The remaining recipes are either dairy-free or include a dairy-free alternative.

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The cover looks great Martina. Congratulations! Started on the Keto Diet 12 days ago and without ever felling hungry have lost 2,5Kg 😊 The app is just amazing. I love how we can create our own recipes or adapt the recipes from the app according to the ingredients available while still staying within the planner. It's just brilliant!!

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Thank you so much Filipa!! 😊

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I just downloaded your app on my iPad and I will be starting the K plan tomorrow. I had a question about the serving size of your lemon cream salmon meal. The picture shows a piece of salmon around 3oz though the recipe calls for a 7oz piece. Which piece do I eat for the entree itself, half the 7oz piece (as in the picture) or the full piece. If I have misunderstood anything, I would appreciate your pointers 😊

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Hi Perry, thank you for getting my app! I't possible that it may look smaller on the photo but it is definitely 7 oz (the ingredients are correct). If it's too much, you can use 1/2 serving and add just half to the planner 😊 Hope this helps, Martina

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Can't wait for your new cookbook!! Will it be available in the UK? 😊

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Yes, it will we available in the UK. Thanks!

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Martina I'm so excited! I've been following your posts on instagram and was waiting for the book to be out! I've seen some of the delicious photos and can't wait. Thank you so much for your hard work!!!

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Hi Emily, thank you!!

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