About Us

On Like Hot Keto you’ll find everything you need to get hot on keto diet, intermittent fasting, training and body recomposition.

We believe in science first, and our cynical approach to data guarantees that you’ll get the top research backed info and tips, to support and motivate you on every step of your journey.

Let us help you get healthier, happier and hotter on keto!

Our Story

We met in the late 90’s at a Vampire: The Masquerade LARP and we soon became adventure companions, in Dungeon & Dragons and in the less exciting real life.

Throughout our college life routine of late night to break of down roleplaying gaming, there was a lot of “substance” abuse going on: we would drink a lot (both alcohol and sugary sodas – no water ever touched our lips), smoke a lot, and eat a diet based on snacks only. It was pizza, chips and deep fried carb heavy stuff every single day. This went on for many, many years. Ahh, the metabolism of the youth. We sorely miss it.

Larping baby vampire us

Slowly but surely, we started feeling that if we wanted to keep enjoying life, the way it’s supposed to be enjoyed, we’d have to to something about our habits. First we stopped smoking. Then we started working out. And very late after that, we dropped the pizza, pão de queijo and coxinha diet and started looking into options.

We tried caloric restriction diets. They work for a while, but if you are hungry all the time and can’t have anything nice then what’s the point in living? After many ups and downs we found intermittent fasting and keto and did not look back. We both had our own amazing results from it, apart from only losing weight. We feel and look better now in our 40’s than we did in our 20’s. We are passionate about our new lifestyle, and our goal now is to share everything we did to achieve success so you can do it too. It’s so much easier than you think. You just need to make the choice. Believe in yourself!

About Daniel

After realizing that I was going to live with the same body for my whole life, I became a bodybuilder on a strict keto diet. I am an avid researcher of all things keto and fitness.

I don’t like to write about me. I could end like this, but very few would understand the joke…

I was born in the 80’s, the golden era of sugary treats. Throughout my childhood I was over-fed by a loving and caring grandmother, a typical Italian nona, who thought that I needed to be chubby to look healthy. Despite her best efforts – and she cooks great! – I somehow remained relatively thin until the end of my teenage years. When my body stopped growing upwards, it began to grow sidewise and, before I knew it, I was carrying around thirty extra kilos of blubber.

Fast forward to the early 2000s. I had just quit medical school to become a lawyer (yes, weird I know), and exercising was not in my mindset back then. However, I was not happy with the body I had. I decided to go for the weigh watchers diet, heavily restricting calories. It worked wonders, in mere months I lost most of my excess blubber, but I lost a lot of muscle mass too. When I was chubby I could do, at the very least, one or two chin-ups. After the diet that was simply impossible. And I was hungry all the time. Ravenous. On the day I found out that I lost the few muscles I had, I immediately abandoned that diet. Soon after I found the kilos that I had lost…

I felt that needed to change. I quit several bad habits and began to workout. However, college and BAR exams, followed by moving to another city, finding a job, loosing a job, creating my own practice… All those things occupied my mind so much I couldn’t find the will to workout  and eat properly, no matter how much I tried. I still hit the gym at least 4 times a week, but I was always tired, I ate badly and slept about 5 to 6 hours a day. Looking back, I finally understand why I was always cranky. 

It was only a few years ago that I finally had the time and money to eat right, sleep my 7 to 8 hours per night and work out in a nice gym. 

I began to count my macros and, to my surprise, I was eating too many carbs and too few proteins. The moment I changed that, muscles started to pop. Yet I was still fat, even eating the recommended amount of calories. I decided to change my diet to keto, just for kicks. Who knows, perhaps there is something to it, I though. I was right. 

A year later, my weight was the same, but I went from 19% of body fat to 8.5%. All thanks to keto. No cutting calories and eating food that I like. It was not a diet, it was a lifestyle. Keto is so simple, I still bang my head on the wall for not doing it before. 

About Pris

I’m a cake and weight lifting lover on a high protein keto journey. I travel the world tasting food, and enjoy creating new keto versions from my discoveries.

Like Colonel O’Neill, the first question I’d make whenever I was invited to a gathering was, Will there be cake? – Not really, I would ask about cake only when it was expected. I used to actually inquire about any free food in general.

I honestly don’t know how I managed to remain reasonably slender for most of my life. I’d eat like an anime character that had just saved Earth from certain annihilation. But as I got older I started losing my special power. And my health was getting worse as the years passed. I was always coming down with something, and suffered with hormonal problems that brought me a lot of dark emotions and pain. I decided it was time to update my system.

I started feeling better, stronger physically and mentally with a heavy weight lifting routine. With my lifelong dream of doing chin ups like Sarah Connor turned reality, I felt empowered to start intermittent fasting and keto, both which I had researched tons about but was a little scared to commit.

If only I’d knew that the decades of hating my body for all the bad stuff it had put me through would be fixed with these simple lifestyle changes. It’s just incredible. I’m a new person, and I actually enjoy being in my skin now. Strong keto me is awesome!

I am mostly writing the recipes in this blog: I really love cooking and photographing, and putting these together to share more reasons to make keto as easy and delicious for you as it is for us!

All my recipes are keto (or at least very low-carb), sugar-free, mostly gluten-free, and with as much protein as I can fit in them. Drinking protein shakes was never a pleasure for me, but eating protein in dessert form always is. Dessert always is.

I like to ketofy food from faraway lands. I travel a whole lot in my “day” job, and get to experience a lot of different cuisines, in their original birth places. Sometimes I find myself thinking, how can people from (country with amazing carby foods) can ever keto? There’s places that I know I’ll drop off when I have a layover there – no Japan without ramen! -But I still count the calories, and do a 24 hour IF after, and regret nothing. And I have to research to ketofy, am I right?

It’s oddly satisfying for me to just have you trying my recipes. Like I’m spreading the good, and things. Thank you.

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