Baked avocado with ricotta

This is a simple keto snack from type 1 diabetic and orthopedic surgeon Dr Carrie Diulus is a great snack if you are managing diabetes your goal is therapeutic ketosis.  

The avocado gives a solid dose of fat for energy as well as copper and fibre while the nutritional yeast gives a boost of B vitamins.  


One serving provides 500 calories, 14g of protein, 41g of fat and 10g of net carbs.


The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  


  1. Halve the avocado and scoop out the seed.
  2. Place ricotta cheese in the hole left from the seed.  
  3. Add drizzle olive oil, sprinkle nutritional yeast, sea salt and hot sauce to taste.
  4. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit.


Ricotta Cheese 3tbsp
Nutritional Yeast4g
Hot Chili Sauce, Sriracha1tsp
Sea Salt2dash
Olive Oil1tsp


The ranking of this recipe is shown below.  Click the links to see the highest-ranking recipes for each goal.

nutrient density98%
lean bulking/bodybuilder100%
fat loss86%
blood sugar & fat loss97%
blood sugar/diabetes 100%
ketogenic 98%