Keto Approved Foods

 

FULLY APPROVED

All fatty cuts of meat

Beef, dark meat chicken, pork, lamb, duck

Fatty seafood

Oily fish like salmon, sardines, mackerel, oysters

Healthy oils

Olive, coconut, avocado, flax, beef tallow, duck fat, butter, ghee

Raw nuts & seeds

Almonds, Brazil nuts, Hazelnuts, Pistachios, walnuts

Leafy green vegetables

lettuce, bok choy, kale, collards, chard

Fermented vegetables

Sauerkraut, kimchi

Cruciferous vegetables

broccoli, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage

Fatty fruit

olives, avocado, coconut
Some veggies are off limits for keto due to their carb content, so here’s a handy list of approved  varieties to keep you on track:
Kale
Spinach
Bell Peppers
Arugula
Garlic
Mushrooms
Fennel
Jicama
Leeks
Zucchini
Broccoli
Cauliflower
Celery
Cabbage
Collard
Greens
Celery
Root
Okra
Parsnip
Lettuce
Cabbage
Asparagus
Eggplant
Pumpkin
Artichokes
Bok Choy
Winter Squash
Rhubarb
Turnip
Nori
Brussel Sprouts
Green beans
Olives
Cucumber
Swiss Chard
Summer Squash
Radishes
Kohlrabi
Tomatoes
Endives
A full list of low-carb foods is available here:
www.wholesomeyum.com/low-carb-keto-food-list

SEMI-APPROVED

Quantities in this category must be managed to avoid overconsumption of protein/carbs 

Lean Meats

chicken breast, bison, venison

Berries and low sugar fruits

Lemons, limes, raspberries, strawberries, blackberries

Low fat seafood

Tuna, all white fish

MISC

Dark chocolate 90% or higher
Peanuts, cashews other high carb legumes
Root vegetables very small quantities, raw  is best
Summer Squash
Pumpkin
Okra
Parsnip
Turnip
Winter Squash
Carrots
Beets
Squash
 
 

NOT APPROVED

All Grains

Bread, pasta, cereals, crackers, etc

​All junk food

Candy, chips, baked goods, fried starch

High Sugar Fruits

Mangos, Grapes, Cherries, Pears, Figs, Bananas
 

MISC

All legumes
Large quantities of baked high sugar root vegetables