Spinach Bites

You can find the complete recipe at The Charlie Foundation’s ketogenic diet recipe section.

This is the tastiest way to serve spinach that I have found yet… No one in my house is a spinach lover and these were gobbled right up, even by my non-keto 5-year-old boy (and me too)!  I served these with Walden Farms Ranch dressing.  I did not include it in the calculation since some people can not tolerate it.  Make sure you calculate it in if you would like a dipping sauce.  They were equally delicious on their own though!

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6 comments

  1. Question about draining the water out of the spinach..are you squeezing out the excess to to make it dry or just draining it through a colander/sieve? The weight changes a lot when you squeeze out the water, but a lot of the water/juice from the spinach cooks out and doesnt reabsorb if you don’t. Please explain.

    • Hi, The way the spinach is calculated in the ketocalulator is: cooked, then drained. This means let the excess water drain off, but don’t squeeze it. For the recipe, weigh the spinach like I just described, then squeeze off the extra liquid to make it very dry. Does this make sense?? If you are still unsure, ask again!

      • That’s what made sense to me. My son loves these. Just a note when increasing to 4:1 ratio…I tried just increasing oil/butter, but too much seeped out…I increased the ratio by grinding macadamia nuts into a butter instead. Adds a nice crunchy texture.

    • Almond flour contributes to the protein, you could try upping the egg white and using coconut flour instead. 3 grams should do the job, let me know if you try it, I’ll post it under the notes as a modification.

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