Book Review: Low Carb High Fat Barbecue: 80 Healthy LCHF Recipes for Summer Grilling, Sauces, Salads, and Desserts

Low-carb, high-fat diet (LCHF), keto, paleo or paleolithic diet are all low-carb diets wherein you minimize carbohydrates and focus on high proportion of proteins. In LCHF diet, you will be eating less sugary foods, pastas and breads and increase your intake of protein, natural fats and vegetables.

Through this book, Low Carb High Fat Barbecue, we will be given incredible recipes on how to turn an ordinary barbecue into a healthier one. This excellent cookbook is not just about placing a piece of meat on the grill. Instead, it will teach us how to serve whole healthy dinners that reduces carbs. The book is published by Skyhorse Publishing and written by Birgitta Höglund.

Birgitta Höglund is a trained chef and worked as a restaurant chef for eighteen years. She has a personal experience following an LCHF/Keto diet 5 years ago after suffering from a severe back injury and fibromyalgia. Following a low-carb diet, she was able to regain her health. Now, she writes about food in newspapers, and cookbooks as well as in her popular blog, Birgitta Höglund’s Food. The author is dedicated to creating and eating good, healthy food and her recipes in the book are crafted for the Glycemic Index (GI), Ketogenic and Paleo diets.

The hardbound cookbook has 160 pages. It has beautiful pictures of the recipes with instructions that are simple and concise. Every step is very easy to follow and each recipe is illustrated with photos. The ingredients as well are simple. Nothing fancy, just real, natural healthy food. Even so, the book still provides substitutes for some ingredients in case you do not have it at hand or if it is not locally available.

Inside the book are more than 80 mouthwatering and healthy LCHF recipes that is not just about barbecue. Other than grilled food, the book also features sauces, marinades, salads, desserts and side dishes for a complete grilled meal. This book teaches you everything you need to know about grilling and the recipes that support the main grill meal. The tasty accompaniments add variety and make the whole meal complete. It also features helpful tips, hacks and refreshing new ideas for cooking a healthy barbecue which emphasizes on proteins and vegetables. With this book, planning a healthy barbecue menu for the backyard cookout or a picnic will not be impossible anymore.

Many people simply prefer to eat real or natural food without preservatives. This Low Carb High Fat Barbecue cookbook provides delicious food that is healthy for the whole family because living a healthy lifestyle should not be limited to eating bland food. The author tells us through this cookbook that we can still eat healthy while enjoying delicious food. The recipes in this book are simple and easy to make yet very delicious. Try the recipes from the book to serve to family and friends and they would be amazed at the 5-star restaurant taste of your food. With this, you will be leaving the kitchen feeling like a chef.