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Keto Chow Electrolyte Gummies

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Keto Chow Electrolyte Gummies
A fun and convenient way to replenish your electrolytes. Brew extra coffee or tea and sweeten to your liking; or use your favorite low carb drink. Equipment: Silicone candy molds or ice cube trays
Course Snacks
Prep Time 5 minutes
Passive Time 1 overnight
Servings
1/2 ounce gummies
Course Snacks
Prep Time 5 minutes
Passive Time 1 overnight
Servings
1/2 ounce gummies
Instructions
  1. Place the cold liquid in a small saucepan and sprinkle the gelatin over the surface.
  2. Allow the gelatin to soften for a minute or two
  3. Place the pan over medium-low heat and heat while stirring until all the gelatin has dissolved and the mixture is hot but not boiling, about 190-200 degrees.
  4. Pour or ladle the mixture into the molds or ice cube trays.
  5. Refrigerate overnight.
  6. Remove the gummies from the molds and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Recipe Notes

Taffiny Elrod March 2019

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By |2019-03-19T13:54:17-06:00March 22nd, 2019|Tags: , , |0 Comments

New Electrolyte Supplements

Electrolyte DropsMagnesium DropsFasting Drops

Happy Day! We finally have the empty pocket bottles for the reformulated Fasting Drops, along with the big bottles and empties of the Electrolyte Drops. That means that all we need are the small filled pocket bottles of the Electrolyte Drops. So what does all of this mean? What features do they have? When do you use which electrolyte supplement?

OK, check out the image at the top of this post, it illustrates the differences in the 3 supplements very well. It should be noted that all 3 of these also contain other trace minerals that are naturally occurring in the purified water from the Great Salt Lake they are made from. All of the minerals are completely dissolved in the water and are extremely bioavailable, so unlike a Magnesium Oxide pill that you may only absorb 1-2% of the listed Magnesium, your body should be able to absorb most, if not all, of the Magnesium Chloride in the 3 variations we carry.

We have 3 different Electrolyte Supplements:

  • Electrolyte Drops: a balanced mix of Sodium, Potassium, and Magnesium (along with other trace minerals). These used to be called “Fasting Drops.”
    • These are for general electrolytes and hydration. I’ve also been reminded (repeatedly) that we should be marketing these as a hangover remedy.
    • Useful when you just need more of all 3 electrolytes, not just one specifically.
    • Helpful if you’re experiencing electrolyte deficiency, AKA: “Keto Flu.”
    • In practical terms, this is Mag Drops + Fasting Drops with added Potassium and some deionized water to prevent crystallization.
  • Mag Drops: concentrated Magnesium with some Sodium and Potassium (along with other trace minerals).
    • High levels of Magnesium Chloride make it great for stopping cramps.
    • We have many reports from people using to help with mood problems and mild depression.
    • There’s a cool paper showing supplementation of Magnesium for 4 months improved insulin sensitivity.
  • Fasting Drops: High levels of Sodium with some Magnesium and small traces of Potassium (along with other trace minerals). These are a new product, not to be confused with the old “Fasting Drops” – those are now called “Electrolyte Drops.”
    • This product is a result of discussion with leaders in the field of fasting, many of their patients need to restrict their potassium because of kidney disease so the old formulation of Fasting Drops (now “Electrolyte Drops”) posed a problem.
    • They also requested higher levels of Sodium. This is as high as we can get before it starts forming crystals.
    • You’re also getting all of the trace minerals, it’s a lot like using pink Himalayan salt but without any dirt flavor and no sand in the bottom of your water.

So, that should help clear things up =)

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By |2019-01-25T17:23:38-06:00January 25th, 2019|Categories: Ketogenic|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Be Well, Be Keto Podcast Guest Interview

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“Ordinary People, Extraordinary Results”
is the tagline of this popular podcast by Tracee Gluhaich.

And Chris and Miriam were interviewed on a recent episode of the Be Well, Be Keto podcast. If you aren’t familiar with Tracee, she is an expert in ketogenic lifestyle. She loves helping women (and men) boost energy, burn fat and banish brain fog. She inspires her listeners to try the keto diet to heal their gut and be more efficient at the gym. Tracee is also a mom, a wife and an Integrative Health Coach and Personal Trainer who lives on an organic farm in California.

Check out the episode here.

Tracee can be found online:

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By |2019-01-17T08:25:05-06:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

New Keto Chow Magnesium Drops

We’ve had out “Fasting Drops” for several months now – those have Sodium, Potassium, and Magnesium with a balance of all 3 electrolytes, but some people want to supplement their Magnesium specifically. We have a solution for that! (yes, it’s a chemistry ‘dad joke’, sue me =): Mag Drops. It follows in the grand tradition of “Chris wants something for his own use so he’s going to introduce a product for that” -except THIS TIME it’s because Miriam wanted a magnesium supplement =). Each capful (1/2 teaspoon or 2.46ml) contains 200mg of magnesium as magnesium chloride. It’s already dissolved in solution and is easily absorbed. One thing to note: don’t go drinking several doses at the same time, that’s a bad idea; but a dose mixed into water, added to some food (like Keto Chow), and spread out over some time and you’ll be just fine!

It does have some sodium and potassium by virtue of those coming along for the ride in the solution, along with a little boron, sulfate, and other trace minerals. It’s like pink Himalayan salt that’s specially made for killing off muscle cramps! Like our Fasting Drops, Mag Drops comes in 2 sizes: a small pocket flask with 10 doses, and a big 100 dose refill bottle that comes with an empty pocket flask so you can have it on the go!

You can order Mag Drops here.

By |2018-12-10T11:47:11-06:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Ketogenic, Site or Store Stuff|Tags: , |0 Comments

Ketoade Electrolyte Drink

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Ketoade Electrolyte Drink
Ketoade is a flavorful and easy way to keep your electrolyte levels up by mixing your favorite fruits and flavors with Keto Chow Fasting Drops (a concentrated electrolyte solution made from Utah’s Great Salt Lake).
ketoade electrolyte drink
Keyword Electrolytes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Passive Time 4 hours
Servings
Ingredients
Blackberry Lemon Ketoade
Lemon Ketoade
Blueberry Lime Ketoade
Keyword Electrolytes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Passive Time 4 hours
Servings
Ingredients
Blackberry Lemon Ketoade
Lemon Ketoade
Blueberry Lime Ketoade
ketoade electrolyte drink
Instructions
Blackberry Lemon Ketoade
  1. Measure 2 cups of filtered drinking water; combine with 1/4 tsp of Keto Chow Fasting Drops and 2 TBS of Swerve (add more or less swerve according to how sweet you'd like your drink).
  2. Measure 1/4 cup of blackberries and slice 1/2 of a lemon.
  3. Add blackberries to water and smash them with a spoon.
  4. Add the lemon slices to the water (first squeeze the juice from each slice into the water).
  5. Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight (the longer water marinates, the stronger fruit flavor it will have).
Lemon Ketoade
  1. Measure 2 cups of filtered drinking water; combine with 1/4 tsp of Keto Chow Fasting Drops and 2 TBS of Swerve (add more or less swerve according to how sweet you'd like your drink).
  2. Slice 1/2 of a lemon. Add the lemon slices to the water (first squeeze the juice from each slice into the water).
  3. Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight (the longer water marinates, the stronger fruit flavor it will have).
Blueberry Lime Ketoade
  1. Measure 2 cups of filtered drinking water; combine with 1/4 tsp of Keto Chow Fasting Drops and 2 TBS of Swerve (add more or less swerve according to how sweet you'd like your drink).
  2. Slice 1/2 of a lime. Add the lime slices to the water (first squeeze the juice from each slice into the water).
  3. Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight (the longer water marinates, the stronger fruit flavor it will have). Remove from fridge and serve with ice.
    ketoade electrolyte drink
  4. If you prefer filtered Ketoade, strain mixture in a fine mesh strainer, coffee filter, or cheesecloth after marinating in the fridge.
  5. Drink within 3-7 days. Feel free to experiment with other berries, citruses and flavors. Comment your ideas below.
  6. And be sure to follow us on Instagram or Facebook for more ideas on using Keto Chow Fasting Drops.
    Ketoade Electrolyte Drink
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts for 2 cups of Ketoade with 1/4 cup of berries and 1/2 a lemon or lime

Calories: 7

Fat: 0g

Protein: 0g

Carbs: 0.8g

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By |2019-03-19T14:10:31-06:00October 24th, 2018|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Miriam (and Chris) will be LIVE on Facebook with Carrie Brown tonight!

At 8 PM Eastern (That’s 7 Central, 6 Mountain, or 5 Pacific) we will be joining Carrie Brown on her weekly Facebook Live event. Set your alarms! The live video will initially appear on her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/flamingavocado and we’ll make sure to put it on ours as well.

By |2018-08-27T11:48:06-06:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Keto Chow, Site or Store Stuff|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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