Are One Protein Bars Keto Friendly?

At the time of writing this post I’ve been on the ketogenic diet for over five years and logged over 250 blood ketone tests in an effort to estimate the effects of food and ingredients on my ketosis, including those in One Protein bars.

I think keto dieters naturally gravitate towards protein bars like One's looking for a convenient sweet treat that won’t kick them out of ketosis, but are protein bars the right place to look? In this post, I’ll evaluate One protein bars, give them keto friendly grades, and see how they stack up to other low carb treats!

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Are Atkins Endulge Treats Keto Friendly?

At the time of writing this post I’ve been on the ketogenic diet for over five years and logged over 250 blood ketone tests in an effort to estimate the effects of food and ingredients on my ketosis, including those in Atkins Endulge sweet treats.

You would think any products under the Atkins brand should be ultra-low carb and keto friendly right? Well let's just say if Dr. Robert Atkins were alive today, he probably wouldn't think much of these "Atkins" products and I'll explain why. In this post, I'll evaluate Atkins Endulge treats, give them keto friendly grades, and see how they stack up against other low carb treats!

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Quest Hero Protein Bars Keto Friendly?

At the time of writing this post I’ve been on the ketogenic diet for over five years and logged over 250 blood ketone tests in an effort to estimate the effects of food and ingredients on my ketosis, including those in Quest Hero bars.

I think keto dieters naturally gravitate towards protein bars like Quest Hero bars looking for a convenient sweet treat that won’t kick them out of ketosis, but are protein bars the right place to look? In this post, I’ll evaluate Quest Hero protein bars, give them keto friendly grades, and see how they stack up to other low carb treats!

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Are Power Crunch Protein Energy Bars Keto Friendly?

At the time of writing this post I’ve been on the ketogenic diet for over five years and logged over 250 blood ketone tests in an effort to estimate the effects of food and ingredients on my ketosis, including those in Power Crunch protein energy bars.

I think keto dieters naturally gravitate towards protein bars like Power Crunch's looking for a convenient sweet treat that won’t kick them out of ketosis, but are protein bars the right place to look? In this post, I’ll evaluate Power Crunch protein energy bars, give them keto friendly grades, and see how they stack up to other low carb treats!

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Are No Cow Cookies Keto Friendly?

At the time of writing this post, I’ve been on the ketogenic diet for over five years and logged over 250 blood ketone tests in an effort to estimate the effects of food and ingredients on my ketosis, including those in No Cow cookies.

Unlike No Cow protein bars No Cow cookies omit Isomalto-Oligosaccharides, giving them an actual shot at being keto friendly, but just how keto friendly are they? In this post I'll evaluate No Cow cookies, give them keto friendly grades, and see how they stack up against similar keto friendly treats.

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Are KNOW Better Cookies Ketogenic Friendly?

At the time of writing this post, I’ve been on the ketogenic diet for over five years and logged over 250 blood ketone tests in an effort to estimate the effects of food and ingredients on my ketosis, including those in KNOW Better Cookies.

KNOW Better cookies are an interesting product, very different from the other low carb cookies I've reviewed so far, but just how keto friendly are they? In this post I'll evaluate KNOW Better cookies, give them a keto friendly grade, and see how they stack up against similar keto friendly treats.

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Are No Cow Bars Ketogenic Friendly?

At the time of writing this post I’ve been on the ketogenic diet for over five years and logged over 250 blood ketone tests in an effort to estimate the effects of food and ingredients on my ketosis, including those in No Cow Bars.

I think keto dieters naturally gravitate towards protein bars like No Cow's looking for a convenient sweet treat that won’t kick them out of ketosis, but are protein bars the right place to look? In this post, I’ll evaluate No Cow protein bars, give them keto friendly grades, and see how they stack up to other low carb treats!

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Are Fat Snax Cookies Ketogenic Friendly?

At the time of writing this post, I’ve been on the ketogenic diet for over five years and logged over 250 blood ketone tests in an effort to estimate the effects of food and ingredients on my ketosis, including those in Fat Snax Cookies.

Fat Snax Cookies are aimed right at us keto dieters with fat right in the name and keto on the label, but just how keto friendly are they? In this post I'll evaluate Fat Snax cookies, give them keto friendly grades, and see how they stack up against similar low carb cookies and treats!

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Are Quest Protein Chips Ketogenic Friendly?

At the time of writing this post, I’ve been on the ketogenic diet for over five years and logged over 250 blood ketone tests in an effort to estimate the effects of food and ingredients on my ketosis, including those in Quest Protein Chips.

Quest Protein Chips are another Quest product on the fence of keto friendliness which seems to be a pattern with them. They want to appeal to the low-carb crowd but they're not willing to go quite low carb enough to be easily recommended keto friendly products. In this post I'll evaluate Quest Protein Chips, give them a keto friendly grade, and see how they stack up to similar snacks!

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Are Quest Protein Cookies Ketogenic Friendly?

At the time of writing this post, I’ve been on the ketogenic diet for over five years and logged over 250 blood ketone tests in an effort to estimate the effects of food and ingredients on my ketosis, including those in Quest Protein Cookies.

Quest protein cookies are one of Quest Nutrition's more promising keto friendly products to date but just how keto friendly are they? In this post I'll evaluate Quest protein cookies, give them a keto friendly grade, and see how they stack up against similar keto friendly treats.

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Is Lily's Chocolate Ketogenic Friendly?

At the time of writing this post, I’ve been on the ketogenic diet for over five years and logged over 250 blood ketone tests in an effort to estimate the effects of food and ingredients on my ketosis, including those in Lily's chocolate bars.

Chocolate is a keto favorite and Lily's is a popular choice these days but is it as keto friendly as people think? In this post I'll evaluate Lily's chocolate, give it a ketogenic compatibility grade, and let you know how it stacks up to similar keto friendly treats.

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Are Quest Bars Ketogenic Friendly?

At the time of writing this post I’ve been on the ketogenic diet for over five years and logged over 250 blood ketone tests in an effort to estimate the effects of food and ingredients on my ketosis, including those in Quest protein bars.

I think keto dieters naturally gravitate towards protein bars like Quest's looking for a convenient sweet treat that won’t kick them out of ketosis, but are protein bars the right place to look? In this post, I’ll evaluate a keto dieter favorite, Quest protein bars, give them keto compatibility grades, and see how they stack up to other low carb treats!

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Are Costco’s Kirkland Signature Protein Bars Ketogenic Friendly?

Are Costco’s Kirkland Signature Protein Bars Ketogenic Friendly?

At the time of writing this post I’ve been on the ketogenic diet for over four years and logged over 200 blood ketone tests in an effort to estimate the effects of food and ingredients on my ketosis, including those in protein bars like Costo’s Kirkland Signature brand.

I think ketogenic dieters naturally gravitate towards protein bars looking for a convenient sweet treat that won’t kick them out of ketosis but are protein bars the right place to look? In this post, I’ll evaluate Costco’s Kirkland Signature protein bars, give them a ketogenic compatibility grade, and recommend a more ketogenic friendly alternative.

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Are Think Thin High Protein Bars Ketogenic Friendly?

At the time of writing this post, I’ve been on the ketogenic diet for over four years and logged over 200 blood ketone tests in an effort to estimate the effects of food and ingredients on my ketosis, including those in Think Thin protein bars.

I think ketogenic dieters naturally gravitate towards protein bars looking for a convenient sweet treat that won’t kick them out of ketosis but are protein bars the right place to look? In this post, I’ll evaluate Think Thin High Protein bars, give them a ketogenic compatibility grade, and recommend a more ketogenic friendly alternative.

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Is So Delicious No Sugar Added Ice Cream Ketogenic Friendly?

At the time of writing this post I’ve been on the ketogenic diet over five years and logged over 250 blood ketone tests in an effort to estimate the effects of food and ingredients on my ketosis, including those in So Delicious Dairy Free Coconut Milk Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert with No Sugar Added.. quite the mouthful of a product!

Everybody likes ice cream, and it can be very ketogenic friendly like Dave Asprey’s “Get Some” ice cream but homemade ice cream is a lot of work. Is there a keto friendly store bought option for an easy ice cream fix? In this post, I’ll evaluate So Delicious' line of no sugar added ice cream, and give them keto friendly grades.

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My Ketogenic Quest Bar Experiment

Experiment Summary:

Having recently began eating Quest protein bars, I wanted to know more about the effect they have on my level of ketosis so I set up a 24 hour experiment in which I tested my blood, breath, and urine ketone levels at 11am while fasted, ingested no calories other than three quest protein bars for the entire day, fasted the next morning and tested my ketone levels again at 11am. The results were that my blood ketones went from 1.6 mmol/L the first day to 1.9 mmol/L the following day.

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Clay Owen
Is Chocolate Ketogenic Friendly?

Chocolate can be a delicious, satisfying, and ketogenic friendly treat if you know what to look for. At the time of writing this post I’ve been on the ketogenic diet for over four years and tried my fair share of low carb chocolate. I’ve also logged over 200 blood ketone tests and have experimented to find which ingredients negatively affect my ketosis including those in chocolate.

In this post, I’ll share with you what I look for in a good ketogenic friendly chocolate and my favorite brand of ketogenic friendly chocolate I’ve found over the years.

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Ketogenic Friendly BBQ Sauce – Sugar Free and Tasty

Regular barbecue sauce is usually off-limits on a keto diet due to added sugar and high fructose corn syrup. Thankfully there are sugar free options like G Hughes and Guy’s that taste great and only have one gram of carbs per tablespoon.

Like regular BBQ sauce, these are thick and stick to food like you would expect. Keto friendly BBQ sauce is one of my favorite short cuts to making ground beef and brisket taste amazing, and they go perfectly with Tobasco sauce so you can ramp the heat up as much as you want.

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Clay Owen