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Facebook Live recording from Dec 3, 2019

Every week we do a live broadcast where we answer questions, talk about fun stuff, and more! Here is the high-quality recording straight from the camera in UHD4K

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Here is the facebook live recording that went up on Facebook, complete with the user comments:

By |2019-12-04T10:40:40-07:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Keto Chow, Preparation|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Facebook Live recording from Nov 26, 2019

Every week we do a live broadcast where we answer questions, talk about fun stuff, and more! Here is the high-quality recording straight from the camera in UHD4K

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By |2019-11-27T09:26:55-07:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: Keto Chow, Preparation|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Facebook Live recording from Nov 19, 2019

Every week we do a live broadcast where we answer questions, talk about fun stuff, and more! Here is the high-quality recording straight from the camera in UHD4K

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By |2019-11-20T11:09:58-07:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: Keto Chow, Preparation|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Facebook Live recording from Nov 12, 2019

Every week we do a live broadcast where we answer questions, talk about fun stuff, and more! Here is the high-quality recording straight from the camera in UHD4K

We talked about:

  • The Keto Chow flavor of the week is Root Beer, It’s 10% off until Monday morning.
  • We’re not announcing ALL of the deals coming up for our After Thanksgiving/Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales but we are going to have limited quantities of our Keto Chow Holiday Bundle. It’s $46 with 2 chocolate, 2 vanilla, 1 chocolate mint, 1 pumpkin spice, 1 egg nog, and 1 orange sample of Keto Chow. It also has a mini electrolyte bundle with a small bottle of each of the 3 different electrolytes.
  • Can you use Keto Chow without any fat?
  • Talking about keto without a gall bladder
  • Next week we will have all of the submissions from our Holiday recipe challenge, we will need your help with voting for the best recipes. We will post the voting information on November 25th.
  • This week we are doing a giveaway with Hoosier Hill and Carrie Brown, make sure you head over to enter! We have some dishes, her cookbook, Hooser Hill Farms Erythritol, Hooser Hill Farms Allulose, as well as some chocolate Keto Chow.
  • Also included in the giveaway are the ingredients to make Carrie Brown’s Hot Chocolate, the rum balls, and her chocolate tart.
  • Can you do intermittent fasting with Keto Chow? Can you break your fast with Keto chow?
  • Can Keto Chow help you break a stall?
  • Are there other Keto Chow discounts that we offer if you don’t like the flavor of the week?
  • Keto Chow Apple Pie Shake recipe: https://www.ketochow.xyz/2019/10/apple-pie-shake
  • Joe’s Keto Chili recipe: https://www.ketochow.xyz/2019/08/keto-chow-chili
  • This week on Saturday we will have our local meet up, we are doing Holiday recipes. If you are local we hope you can come by.
  • Also this week for locals: Oh Hello Keto Bakery is doing a special this Thursday through Saturday if you come into our Keto Chow Storefront. The $12 Cookies are 2 for $20, everything else (that’s normally $15) is 2 for $25
  • Coupon codes and more links to our favorite Keto products and services on https://www.ketochow.xyz/our-favorite-things/

Here is the facebook live recording that went up on Facebook, complete with the user comments:

By |2019-11-13T13:47:55-07:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Keto Chow, Preparation|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Facebook Live recording from Nov 5, 2019

Every week we do a live broadcast where we answer questions, talk about fun stuff, and more! Here is the high-quality recording straight from the camera in UHD4K

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By |2019-11-06T13:30:31-07:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: Keto Chow, Preparation|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Facebook Live recording from October 29, 2019

Every week we do a live broadcast where we answer questions, talk about fun stuff, and more! Here is the high-quality recording straight from the camera in UHD4K

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By |2019-10-30T12:50:11-06:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: Keto Chow, Preparation|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Facebook Live recording from October 15, 2019

Every week we do a live broadcast where we answer questions, talk about fun stuff, and more! Here is the high-quality recording straight from the camera in UHD4K

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Here is the facebook live recording that went up on Facebook, complete with the user comments:

By |2019-10-16T14:32:56-06:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: Keto Chow, Preparation|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Facebook Live recording from October 8, 2019

Every week we do a live broadcast where we answer questions, talk about fun stuff, and more! Here is the high-quality recording straight from the camera in UHD4K

We talked about:

  • The Keto Chow flavor of the week is Natural Strawberry. It’s 10% off until Monday morning.
  • There is a good Macro Calculator on Maria Emmerich’s website
  • Mixing with butter works so much better with a blender – do yourself a favor and try it that way.
  • We did a comparison of Chocolate versions, there are subtle differences if you have them to compare, probably couldn’t tell the difference from day-to-day
  • Keto Chow that’s “expired” – is it OK?
  • We have finalized our speakers for Keto Salt Lake 2020.
  • See other keto/low carb events at https://www.lowcarbevents.com
  • We got a package from keto bars with a new flavor. They collaborated with KetoConnect and made Chocolate strawberry! It is delish. https://www.ketochow.xyz/our-favorite-things/
  • You can grab Keto Chow shirts and stuff on https://www.ketochow.xyz/keto-chow-shirts-hoodies-and-other-cool-stuff
  • We are doing a 21 day strict keto and/or Keto Chow from Keto Village. We are doing great! Anyone can jump on with us here
  • We have a little trick we like to do with our drinks at restaurants, we put electrolytes down our straw then drink it up and it’s gone in a quick sip followed by a yummy drink.
  • How long does Keto Chow last in the fridge? If you use new heavy cream we have found it lasts up to 6 days.
  • Have you ever found butter clumps when you mix with butter? If this happens, put it in the microwave melt and shake, it fixes it every time.
  • Have you noticed the color is different when you mix avocado oil with keto chow or heavy cream with keto chow? It mixes up darker and has a stronger flavor. The chocolate tastes more like a chocolate fudge, with the cream it tastes more like milk chocolate. Avocado oil mixes up thinner and heavy cream thicker. Butter mixes up similar to avocado oil, but it tastes buttery. It is delicious.
  • Vanilla will be back in stock we think next week.
  • Why are the savory soup flavors so different? They are made with a beef & bone broth protein. They are dairy free. They taste different because they are different.

Here is the facebook live recording that went up on Facebook, complete with the user comments:

By |2019-10-09T12:23:57-06:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Keto Chow, Preparation|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Fixing Keto Chow that’s too salty and/or too thick

This entry is part 208 of 208 in the series Ketogenic Diet

You keep hearing how amazing Keto Chow is, the reviews are fantastic… but you mixed it up and it’s super thick and it’s WAY too salty – what’s going on? Was everyone lying? No, you just need to add more water!

On the Keto Chow instructions, it says to add 14 ounces (or more) of water, sometimes that gets interpreted to “mix to 14 ounces total” and if you do that it’s going to be WAY too thick and unbearably salty. It’s going to be GROSS. What you need to do is add more water, most people like the taste and thickness when the total mixture is around 20 ounces, or a nearly full Blender Bottle. If your Keto Chow is already mixed up and not the way you like it, just add more water!

By |2019-09-03T08:05:18-06:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Preparation, Site or Store Stuff|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

4 years of DreamForce, this year: Keto Chow only

Every year there’s a really large (over 170,000 attendees) tech conference called DreamForce that’s put on by SalesForce in San Francisco. I’ve been attending since 2014, in fact, it was DreamForce 2014 that catalyzed my resolve to do a Ketogenic Diet. This year I didn’t just stay keto, I stayed 100% Keto Chow. I’m in the middle of an experiment where I’m only eating Keto Chow and only drinking water for all my meals. At first, I thought it was a terrible idea to do that during DreamForce, then I decided it was an awesome idea. Here’s how I did it.

In the past, I’ve stayed at hotels with refrigerators, this time that simply wasn’t an option. Most of the hotels near the conference were all booked up and the remaining ones fell into 2 categories: over $1000/night super swanky, under $75/night hostels with shared bathrooms. I went for the latter, luckily I got my own room without a bunk bed – but there wasn’t a fridge. I had to come up with a plan for preparing Keto Chow using only shelf stable ingredients. I’ve used Trader Joe’s shelf-stable whipping cream but I wanted to give Avocado Oil a shot, but before that – I wanted to give butter a shot!

I’m testing out a new version of Keto Chow, it’s very close to the current 2.0.2, just with some slightly different ingredients and with new flavors. One of these flavors is Savory Chicken Soup – it’s meant to be consumed while hot. If it’s hot, then I can use butter, which has the added bonus of not being liquid so I can make it easily through airport security without problems. I did the math and for my calorie target, I needed either a 1/2 cup of heavy cream, 1/4 cup of Avocado Oil, or a half stick of butter in each meal. So I put a bag of chicken Keto Chow and a half stick of butter into a HydroFlask. After going through security I found a coffee shop and the nice lady filled up my HydroFlask with crazy hot water (for free!). I dropped in the butter and Keto Chow powder and waited for my flight. I finally drank it around lunch time and it was still hot enough to slightly burn my tongue.

I did learn a very valuable lesson for dinner that night: don’t put the powder in with the oil until it’s time to add the water too. If you do, the powder and the oil will not ever fully mix with the water and you get floating crunchy powder blobs. It wasn’t fun, I only drank about 3/4 of it.


The rest of my meals were made in my HydroFlasks or Blender Bottle using Avocado Oil. I got a great tip in a comment that I should use a large syringe to measure the oil. That worked exceptionally well with a 60 cc/ml syringe. I would pour the oil into a disposable plastic cup and then fill up the syringe, squirt it into the container and repeat for all 3 containers. The only clean-up was wiping off the syringe tip with a tissue. I would have sandwich bags with the powder pre-measured in my backpack; and as soon as I got to a place with either ice water (regular Keto Chow) or hot water (the chicken soup one) I would prepare 2-3 of the bottles.

How is Avocado Oil? Well, if I hadn’t ever tried Keto Chow with heavy cream, I would think it’s awesome, but I have – so I still think it tastes far better with heavy cream and that’s what I’m using now that I’m back home. For shelf stable purposes, for people with issues digesting the heavy cream, for those that are lactose intolerant, or for people that want insanely low net carbs, avocado oil is an amazing option. I’m planning on putting a bunch in my basement for emergency food storage. Coupled with Keto Chow powder and water, I’m set!

Most of my Cron-O-Meter entries for the last week look something like this:

Yeah, that’s 1.4g of net carbs for the whole day! That’s insane. We’re talking 100% of my daily nutrition: with all my fat, all my electrolytes, protein, and more – with 1.4g of net carbs. Along with the low net carbs, my blood ketones were consistently in the 4-5.5 range.

Staying Keto Chow only at the conference really wasn’t that hard. When everyone else was standing in line for a lunch box, I was on-time for my next class. When everyone else was trying to find dinner accommodations, I drank mine (and often headed back to the hostel to sleep!). At the “DreamFest” concert, while all the people were scrambling to get hotdogs or the other food available (yeah like any of it would be keto friendly!) I just went and grabbed a seat – no fuss, no muss. The grand total cost of all my food for 5 days was $55.71 – that’s a screaming deal at just over $11 a day.

The picture collection at the top of this post is the “headshot” photos they offer for free in the “Admin” zone at DreamForce. I’ve gotten one each year I went. The first one was taken about 2 weeks before I started Keto. That year during DreamForce I gained 4lbs. The next 2 years I was, and stayed, keto – but I still gained 2-3 lbs during the conference. This year? I lost 2.2 lbs the 5 days I was gone.