When you’re just getting started with the meal plans, we recommend you follow them as closely as you can. Although, you certainly don’t need to follow the meal plan exactly to get results. The keto diet is such a powerful weight loss protocol, that so long as you are eating keto meals, you’ll be getting results. Feel free to be a little flexible with your approach, it will make it easier to stick to. If you make keto as delicious as possible, you are more likely to stick with it. So look for recipes that seem the most appealing to you and start with those. You'll be much more likely to stick to the plan if you’re excited to try a new dish or sample a favorite.