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Keto Flex Chef-Prepared Meal Program

What if you could shed pounds without the struggle of a highly restrictive diet? The good news is you can with bistroMD’s Keto Flex program designed for those who want to jumpstart their weight loss journey and/or “go keto” without giving up their beloved carbs.

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Increase your calorie burn with Keto Flex!

Keto Flex is a low-carb, metabolic reset program that’s flexible yet effective at detoxing from sugar, kicking cravings quickly, and jump-starting your weight loss journey while still enjoying your favorite foods. In just a few days, you will notice your sugar cravings dissipating, and in as little as 2-3 weeks your metabolism will be reset making your weight loss efforts that much more effective!

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A study by The Journal of Nutrition found that low-carb diets increased calorie burn after a 2-3 week adaptation period as cutting carbs seemed to increase energy expenditure of about 150cal/day.1

What Makes bistroMD
Keto Flex Different?

The bistroMD Keto Flex program is more flexible than a traditional keto diet making it easier to stick to and more sustainable. As bistroMD’s lowest carbohydrate program, Keto Flex is designed to offer the benefits of a metabolic reset without all the struggle and sacrifice of a restrictive diet.

Get a Taste of Delicious
Keto Flex Meals

Preview what’s on the bistroMD Keto Flex menu to get a taste of success without sacrifice. Our chefs and dietitians do ALL the work for you. Simply customize your menu each week to suit your personal tastes. You can have your veggies, bagels and pasta, too!

Breakfast

Plated breakfast meal
Artichoke, Spinach and Roasted Red Pepper Frittata
280
Calories
14g
Carbs
26g
Protein
13g
Fat

Lunch

Plated lunch meal
Shepherd’s Pie
290
Calories
19g
Carbs
23g
Protein
13g
Fat

Dinner

Plated dinner meal
Pork Tenderloin with Mushroom Marsala
320
Calories
25g
Carbs
30g
Protein
11g
Fat

Breakfast

Plated breakfast meal
Smoked Chipotle Pork and Eggs
250
Calories
16g
Carbs
25g
Protein
10g
Fat

Lunch

Plated lunch meal
Turkey Breast with Herbed Brown Gravy
280
Calories
19g
Carbs
34g
Protein
7g
Fat

Dinner

Plated dinner meal
Meatloaf with Honey Bourbon Glaze
340
Calories
29g
Carbs
28g
Protein
12g
Fat

Breakfast

Plated breakfast meal
Turkey Sausage Frittata with Sweet Roll
290
Calories
21g
Carbs
21g
Protein
13g
Fat

Lunch

Plated lunch meal
Herbed Chicken Parmesan
300
Calories
15g
Carbs
39g
Protein
9g
Fat

Dinner

Plated dinner meal
Tilapia with Smokey Tomato Sauce
300
Calories
29g
Carbs
37g
Protein
3.5g
Fat

Breakfast

Plated breakfast meal
Blueberry Waffles with Mixed Berry Compote
280
Calories
31g
Carbs
16g
Protein
10g
Fat

Lunch

Plated lunch meal
Grilled Salmon with Creamy Pesto
380
Calories
15g
Carbs
32g
Protein
21g
Fat

Dinner

Plated dinner meal
Chicken, Rice and Cheddar Casserole
280
Calories
21g
Carbs
31g
Protein
8g
Fat

Breakfast

Plated breakfast meal
Steak and Egg Scramble
300
Calories
25g
Carbs
23g
Protein
11g
Fat

Lunch

Plated lunch meal
Eggplant Lasagna Casserole
260
Calories
22g
Carbs
18g
Protein
11g
Fat

Dinner

Plated dinner meal
Crustless Chicken and Pepperoni Pizza
330
Calories
19g
Carbs
39g
Protein
11g
Fat

Keto Flex Nutrition

Calories

1200-1400
calories per day
on average

Carb-Smart

15-20g
net carbs per meal
on average

Protein-Packed

25-30g
per meal
on average

Fiber-Friendly

5g
per meal
on average

Healthy Fats

10-15g
per meal
on average

Sodium-Controlled

500mg
per meal
on average

Create Your Program

25% off & free shipping on your first week

Keto Flex Program

Your Meals
Your Days

Full Program

7 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 6 Dinners + My Night

Regular Price
$219.80
Per Week

First Week
$164.85
Per Week

Save $74.90!

How It Works

Pick a Plan

Choose between a 5 or 7 day plan and the number of meals per day. You can also add diabetes-friendly snacks to your plan.

Pick Your Meals

After purchasing your program, log in to view the menu built by our dietitians for you. Change out the meals as you'd like, our dietitians will provide nutritionally equivalent recommendations.

We Prepare Your Order

Our chefs & dietitians will handle the heavy lifting of keto flex meal prep for you. Your meals will arrive in packaging designed to keep your meals frozen for maximum freshness!

Get Extra Support

With bistroMD, you're never in this alone. Our dietitians are available by email for one-on-one consultations. Join our member community to connect with others on this journey with you!

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Is Keto Right For You?

The ketogenic diet is a high-fat diet with severely restricted carbohydrate intake (less than 50g per day!). That means breads, grains, and even fruits and vegetables are off the table - a big shift in most people’s lifestyles, and a whole lot of sacrifice. Restrictive diets like keto can often lead to yo-yo dieting or weight cycling, which is associated with many health risks.

The traditional keto diet is restrictive and often results in common side effects such as:

Keto Flu
(headaches, upset stomach, fatigue, and/or dizzy spells)

Constipation
since you are cutting back on a lot of high-fiber grains, fruits and vegetables

Vitamin and mineral deficiencies
since you are removing entire food groups

The Answer: The best eating plan for you is the one that you can sustain.

Why cut carbs?

Cutting carbohydrates naturally tends to lead to weight loss, because carbohydrates cause blood sugar to rise, resulting in insulin production. Higher insulin levels equate to more fat storage, leading to weight gain. By eating a lower carb diet, less insulin is produced, and therefore, less fat is stored.

Learn more about insulin resistance

But, how low should you go?

As a science driven program, the bistroMD team looks to research to determine what works for various health conditions, genders, ages and other factors. In fact, research shows that moderate carb diets are just as effective as ultra low carb diets, such as the ketogenic diet, while being more sustainable without all the struggle and sacrifice. Keep in mind, for those with diabetes, are pregnant, heavily active, or for members with chronic diseases and on medications, we recommend always discussing with your doctor first before making any extreme dietary changes.

See the Research

In a randomized clinical trial, researchers found that a group of women who followed a moderate carb diet of 15-25% carbs reduced body fat and waist circumference over 12 weeks similarly to another group of women who followed a ketogenic diet of 5% carbs. However, to no surprise the women who followed the moderate carb diet found it easier to stick to!2

In a 6 month study with type 2 diabetics, researchers found that a 20% carbohydrate diet resulted in a decrease in A1C after 3 months and maintained after 6 months. They also decreased weight, waist circumference, and total fat mass. The study concluded that reducing carb intake to 10-25% appears to be an effective and safe nutritional approach with respect to cardiovascular risk fats and hypoglycemia.3

Critic Reviews

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bistroMD's Keto Flex Recipe Book on a tablet screen

Want to flex
on your own?
Download our Keto Flex Diet eBook

Additional Resources

1The Journal of Nutrition - "Do Lower-Carbohydrate Diets Increase Total Energy Expenditure? An Updated and Reanalyzed Meta-Analysis of 29 Controlled-Feeding Studies" Oxford Academic - The Journal of Nutrition

2National Library of Medicine - "Low-carbohydrate diets differing in carbohydrate restriction improve cardiometabolic and anthropometric markers in healthy adults: A randomised clinical trial." PeerJ vol. 7 e6273. 5 Feb. 2019, doi:10.7717/peerj.6273 National Library of Medicine - The National Center for Biotechnology Information

3Diabetes Obesity and Metabolism - "Effects of a 6-month, low-carbohydrate diet on glycaemic control, body composition, and cardiovascular risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes: An open-label randomized controlled trial" wiley.com - Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism: A Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics