Dr. Don Colbert – If you’re planning a Mother’s Day Brunch and want to keep your dishes in the Keto Zone, you have a lot of options. And they don’t have to be bland and boring.
In fact, Keto Zone recipes are both healthy and knock-your-socks-off delicious.
Here are some of our favorite keto brunch dishes, sure to please any mom while staying in the Keto Zone.
Keto Zone Mother’s Day Brunch Menu
When it comes to a Keto Holiday Appetizer, it’s hard to beat the combination of salmon, avocados, cucumbers, and garlic for health benefits. Salmon’s healthy fat boost metabolism, support heart health and brain health and reduce inflammation (1, 2). Avocados, garlic, and cucumbers add powerful nutrients to the mix as well!
This delicious egg breakfast casserole combines avocados, eggs, and broccoli in one delicious brunch dish.
What’s more, it’s extremely nutritious. The avocados deliver health-promoting carotenoids that reduce inflammation, improve heart health, and promote healthy blood sugars. Avocados are also a great source of fiber, with 3-4 grams of fiber per ½ cup to promote gut health, blood sugar control, and optimal cholesterol levels (3).
Next, the casserole’s eggs are a great source of highly absorbable protein. The protein can help cells repair and rebuild, boost the immune system, and help hormones stay balanced.
Broccoli is one of the healthiest vegetables in the human diet. It packs high amounts of antioxidants, detoxifying compounds, and fiber.
The bacon brings amazing flavor, and the Brussel sprouts pack in the punch of nutrients in this dish.
Brussel sprouts are high in fiber, loaded with vitamins K and C, high in antioxidants, fight cancer cells, and support heart health (4, 5, 6). To learn more about the health benefits of Brussel sprouts,
In fact, Brussel sprouts are specifically great at reducing whole-body chronic inflammation. This type of inflammation can contribute to many chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease (7).
Studies show that cruciferous vegetables such as Brussel Sprouts are associated with lower levels of inflammatory markers in the blood (8).
What’s more, kaempferol, one of Brussel sprouts’ most potent compounds, has anti-inflammatory functions as well as antioxidant ones (9).
This salad is a triple-threat of superfoods. First, kale is very nutrient-dense, high in vitamin A, vitamin K, vitamin C, and more (10). Second, pomegranate is a wonderful keto fruit (in small amounts) that delivers antioxidants, anti-inflammatories, and fiber. Almonds are not only great for lowering LDL, but they are also beneficial for improving blood sugars, reducing inflammation, and weight loss.
What’s a brunch, without delicious Keto Zone muffins. Typically, muffins are a high-carbohydrate food loaded with junk ingredients like refined grains and sugars. But these?
They will keep you in the Keto Zone.
They are packed with heart-healthy blueberries, known for reducing blood pressure and high levels of antioxidants. There’s no guilt with our Keto Zone blueberry muffins, just delicious, healthy ingredients.
Carrot cake with only 2 grams of 2 carbs? Yes, please.
Not only does this carrot cake omit the usual sugar and starch, but it is also packed with healthy ingredients like eggs, coconut oil, cinnamon, and walnuts.
These ingredients work together to support heart health, brain health, and a healthy weight.
Like many of the other foods used in this brunch menu, raspberries and lemon juice promote whole-body health. But in addition, they are great anti-cancer foods.
In lab studies, lemon extract has killed breast cancer cells. In other studies, lemon juice has stopped the growth of other types of cancer cells (11). What makes lemon compounds special? It’s hypothesized that lemons’ compound hesperidin and d-limonene have anti-cancer properties (12).
You can make Mother’s Day brunch delicious, beautiful, special, and healthy this year with the help of our Keto Zone Mother’s Day Brunch Menu. It may feel like an indulgence, but all of the foods will keep you in the Keto Zone while delivering amazing flavor.
Make her day this year!
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