The Complete Ketogenic Diet for Beginners: Your Essential Guide to Living the Keto Lifestyle. 

This book is much more than just a simple cookbook. It really is a primer on the Keto lifestyle in general. The book is split into 3 parts: The Ketogenic Lifestyle, the 14-Day Meal Plan, and the recipes.

One of my favorite things about the 2-week meal plan is that it comes with a shopping list for each week. If you are new to the keto diet and are still trying to get a grasp on things, this is the book for you.

The 30-day Ketogenic Cleanse: Reset Your Metabolism With 160 Tasty Whole-food Recipes & Meal Plans. 

Although this book is a cleanse, it is not the typical cleanse you are probably used to. This is full of whole food recipes to try and get your keto diet back on track. Each meal plan comes with corresponding shopping lists and all the recipes are dairy and nut free as well as a primer on how to maintain ketosis after you have completed the cleanse.

The Easy 5-ingredient Ketogenic Diet Cookbook: Low-carb, High-fat Recipes for Busy People on the Keto Diet. 

This is the perfect book for those days that you don’t have a ton of time, money or energy but still want a delicious keto friendly meal. With 130 recipes throughout the book, this has become my go to for those weeks with a hectic schedule.

The Keto Reset Diet: Reboot Your Metabolism in 21 Days and Burn Fat Forever. 

If you have never heard of Mark Sisson he is a big believer in the Paleo diet. This book is his approach to a ketogenic diet lifestyle based on all aspects of life, not just the food part. This book is full or tools and resources to make your transition to a fat burner much more successful.

The Keto Reset Instant Pot Cookbook: Reboot Your Metabolism With Simple, Delicious Ketogenic Diet Recipes for Your Electric Pressure Cooker. 

If you have never used the Instant Pot before, do yourself a favor and get one. This book is a great solution for those who want those delicious, time consuming meals, but don’t have time to spend hours in the kitchen. The recipes are easy to follow and the book has all different types of dishes (entrees, sides, desserts, etc.)

The Ketogenic Cookbook: Nutritious Low-carb, High-fat Paleo Meals to Heal Your Body. 

This book was co-created by one of my favorite keto experts, Jimmy Moore. One of my favorite things about this cookbook is that it contains many dishes that you are used to eating but recreated to fit the ketogenic diet. It really helps to not feel like there are foods that you cannot eat on keto, but instead just need to be changed a small amount to meet the keto criteria.

Informational Books

Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-carb, High-Fat Diet.

This is my favorite all time book in regard to the effects of a ketogenic lifestyle. This book also brings in many interviews from experts in their respective fields to help explain the principles of the book.

This book not only explains how not to fail on a ketogenic diet but lays out exactly how a low carb high fat works and the effects it has on your body.

Fat for Fuel: a Revolutionary Diet to Combat Cancer, Boost Brain Power, and Increase Your Energy. 

Ketogenic Diet and Metabolic Therapies: Expanded Roles in Health and Disease. 

The Salt Fix: Why the Experts Got It All Wrong--and How Eating More Might Save Your Life.