Questions answered about Carb Manager's Keto Diet Cookbook
  • 17 Mar 2022
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Questions answered about Carb Manager's Keto Diet Cookbook

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Where can I get the Carb Manager's Keto Diet Cookbook?

You can purchase the cookbook from online booksellers like Amazon, Book Depository, or Bookshop.org. The cookbook is also available at many physical bookstores. Just check with your local favorite.

I already have access to all the recipes inside the Carb Manager app, why do I need this book?

While we do release a handful of brand-new recipes created by our test kitchen chefs every month for Carb Manager Premium members, this book contains 101 exclusive recipes crafted, tested, and perfected over the past year by Carb Manager co-founder Mandy Davis and a team of professional recipe-writers and chefs.

The book is organized by meal and recipe type, with macros listed and QR codes for quick in-app tracking. It’s the perfect marriage of the ease you get with recipes inside the Carb Manager app, plus the enjoyment of holding a physical cookbook with mouth-watering photos to inspire and delight you on your Keto journey.

Is the cookbook available as a hardcopy, an e-book, or an audiobook?

The cookbook is sold as a high-quality paperback and as a Kindle e-book. Kindle books can be read on Kindle devices and on Apple, Android, and PC devices using the Kindle app. There are no plans for an audiobook.

Is this book for beginners, or skilled chefs?

Truly, this book is for everyone. Most of the recipes are simple, making them ideal for beginners, or more skilled home chefs looking to make the most of their time. A few of the recipes include more “intermediate” cooking techniques, but the instructions walk you through so even a beginner can follow along, and learn a few new tricks along the way.

How do the QR codes work?

They’re really easy to use! First, make sure that you’ve installed the Carb Manager app on iOS or Android. Then, just open the barcode scanner in the app, and scan the QR code in the book.

  • Select Add Item > (image of Scan Food button) Scan Food.

The recipe will be unlocked in-app, where you’ll be able to add it to your food diary, track recipe macros, access detailed nutritional information, save it to My Foods, and add the recipe to custom meal plans.

Do I need to have a Carb Manager Premium subscription to unlock the recipes using the QR codes?

No subscription is required to unlock the recipes and add them to your food diary for macros tracking. A Premium membership is required for certain features like adding the recipe to a custom meal plan.

Will my family like these recipes?

Yes! This is probably the best Keto cookbook out there for families! Nearly every recipe has been designed with families in mind and will appeal to family members who aren’t necessarily following Keto.

Are the recipes in this book gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, kosher, or pescatarian-friendly?

Yes! Keto is mostly gluten-free by default. All recipes in this book are gluten-free.

  • 19 recipes are vegan without any modifications and a few more would be easy to modify to make vegan (using vegan mayo, butter, or cream substitutes).
  • 56 (over half) are vegetarian with no substitutes, but the main courses do skew heavily toward meat and seafood. Several main courses can be adapted to vegetarian or vegan by substituting vegetable protein.
  • 73 (or a little more than 2/3) are kosher-friendly with no substitutions and more if you’re able to substitute olive oil for butter in a few cases or use a different protein than shrimp or pork.
  • 88 recipes do not contain pork.
  • 25 recipes are pescatarian and non-dairy.