If there’s one clear message about the Ketogenic diet, it’s that you need to avoid carbs…big time. Enjoying less than 25 grams of carbs per day (which, btw – is about one dinner roll) is a challenge for many, and most definitely a period of adjustment as you enter into any low-carb lifestyle.

So what do most Keto-dieters miss the most?

Um, bread. 

However, there’s a loophole…and it takes only a few ingredients, a mug, and one minute in the microwave.

This must be low-carb heaven. 

Upon first making it, you’ll be shocked at its dense bread-like texture, and how quickly you can whip it up when needed. It’s perfectly round in size, making it the perfect replacement for a breakfast sandwich English muffin, or a burger bun.

You might be wondering how the heck this even works…but with almond flour (finely ground almonds), an egg, oil, and some baking powder to help it rise – this is sliceable, hearty bread that you’re 100% allowed to enjoy on the keto diet. Not only is it low-carb, but it’s packed with healthy fats and proteins. Have a craving for more delicious keto treats? Check out the Absolute Best Snacks To Try On The Keto Diet! Or need a cheesy version to serve up alongside that lasagna? Make our One-Minute Keto Cheesy Garlic Mug Bread!

Ready to try it?

Servings: 1
Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 1 minute

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp almond meal/flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • pinch of salt

Equipment

  • Microwave safe mug

Method

  • Add all the ingredients into your mug, and mix with a fork until well blended. The mixture will be very wet.
  • Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute. Tap the top to make sure it's fully cooked through. If it seems at all undercooked, return to the microwave for another 20-30 seconds.
  • Turn mug upside down to release the bread, and let cool slightly before slicing.
  • Enjoy immediately, or toast for a crispier texture. Serve alone or as a sandwich bun!
Sarah Nicole

Since successfully losing 100lbs by changing her relationship with food and her body, Sarah has taken her passion for food and balanced it between cucumbers and cupcakes. When she's not bustling her way around a kitchen, you can find her working out or winding down at home with her 3 kids and pug. Follow Sarah's journey on Instagram @TheBirdsPapaya.

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