Jimmy Moore’s slow cooked pork with veggies

Jimmy posted this meal on his Facebook feed a while ago.

Slow cooked pastured pork Boston butt cooked in @BareBonesBroth, local organic kale, broccoli, cauliflower, snow peas, home garden zucchini, local organic squash, home garden herbs (cilantro, dill, basil), local Garden blend sauerkraut, avocado, grass-fed butter, sea salt, and pepper. #lowcarb#highfat #ketogenic #realfood #howireallyeat

The meal does really well in both the nutrient balance score and the protein quality score while still being fairly high in fat.

The total carbs are up a bit but you’re only looking at about 15g net carbs per 500 calories which is pretty good for most people unless you are really insulin resistant.


It would be interesting to see how Jimmy does with his ketones and blood sugars after eating something like this.  Over the short term he might see a rise in his blood sugars, however, over the long term the reduced calorie density, higher nutrient density and higher fibre might work really well for him.

As always, if you’re struggling with blood glucose control you should ‘eat to your meter’ and make sure the foods you eat don’t drive up your blood glucose levels too much.

net carbs insulin load carb insulin fat protein fibre
15g 39g 39% 64% 18%


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Marty Kendall

  • Wenchypoo says:

    Substitute fried crumbled bacon for the pork, keep the veggies raw, and mix it all with salad greens + a handful of walnuts, and some oil/vinegar dressing–that’s what I had for dinner tonight, and I moved 1 point in an hour.The next hour I spent going back down that 1 point.

    Another 1 point meal I found for myself was a 2-egg omelet with goat cheese filling. The whole thing was cooked in a combination of olive oil, butter, MCT oil, lard, avocado oil, and coconut oil (I previously mixed all the fats I had in the house, then froze it in a silicone bread pan. Then I cut the solidified fat combo into “pats” for use in cooking).

    The fat combo does me well: HDL went from 70 to 99, and LDL went from 139 to 122 (like I care). I’m well into Pattern A.

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