Did you stock your pantry recently, and then run out of ideas for what to make? Whether you're looking for healthy, comfort food meals that are kid friendly, or family friendly meals, easy keto desserts, or even cocktails for the adults, we have 85+ Easy Low Carb and Keto Recipes that will delight you.
These recipes will help you use up pantry essentials, the meat in the back of the freezer, and become family favorites. These recipes usually include 12 or less ingredients, and we also encourage improvising! We hope to give you some delicious keto meals that your loved ones will rave about, that are easy to make, time and time again.
Delicious Keto Meals For The Whole Family
Do you like to stock up on groceries once or twice a month like us, and then struggle to know what to do with some things? We often stock up on our keto groceries at Costco, so we're no strangers to stocking up and then getting creative, while still eating well! 😉 Buying in bulk helps us save money, and helps us stay at home a little easier, which is pretty crucial right now.
We promise, there are a ton of simple and delicious recipes that will delight the whole family. If you need kid friendly meals, meals for the whole family, keto friendly desserts or even cocktails for the adults, we've got you covered.
We'd like to make note that we really enjoy playing around with different ingredients, so many of these recipes don't follow a strict "keto" diet. For us, flavor comes first, so we often add small amounts of fruits and things for mouth feel and unbeatable taste. These elements often provide a little bit of natural sweetness, without sacrificing the macros too much. Overall we follow a more "low carb" diet, with many of our recipes also being gluten free.
Aside from minimizing sugar and carbs in a somewhat relaxed way, we don't have any dietary restrictions, and we often lean towards comfort food. We hope these dishes bring joy to you, and your dinner tables.
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APPETIZERS, SIDES & SNACKS
Here's a compilation of loe carb and Keto appetizers, sides and snacks surely to become favorites in the house. Whether you're meal prepping, or just someone who loves to snack (like us) these bites will probably become go-tos!
1. Low Carb 7 Layer Dip with Chorizo Recipe
No mater if you are looking for a healthy and low carb snack to enjoy during a football match or you want an appetizer for a big family feast; this low carb 7 layer dip can be a great option to make. With around 7g of carbs per serving, you can seve this dip to 16 people which makes it great for family get togethers.
2. Keto Rutabaga Hash with Cabbage Bacon Recipe
Ever missed starchy vegetables on keto diet? Rutabaga might be the solution for your cravings. It's very nutritious with plenty of vitamins and minerels. Which make this Rutabaga Hash with Cabbage Bacon a perfect keto side to serve with dinner. You can serve 8 people with this low carb recipe with only 11g of carbs per serving. Try it today!
3. Keto Oven Roasted Shishito Peppers
How would you like a keto side dish that only requires 3 ingredients and 10 mins of time from start to finish? This easy keto roasted shishito peppers recipe is as easy as it gets. These oven rosted shishito peppers are smokey, savory and slightly sweet and taste great with any protein rich keto meal.
4. Low Carb Roasted Green Beans Recipe
If you are looking for a keto friedly side which you can make any time of the year, this low carb roasted green beans recipe is the answer. Green beans are delicious throughout the year so this recipe makes a healthy and light side dish that can be served with heavy keto meals.
5. Brown Butter Cornbread with Bacon Recipe
Love Cornbread but can't have it because of all the carbs and you are on keto? This Keto Brown Butter Cornbread with Bacon recipe is the solution, with only 2g net carbs per serving. You can have it as a side dish or even as a keto snack. This keto recipe makes 16 servings so don't forget to make it on your next family get together and with the great taste no one will even notice that it is low carb.
6. Keto Cauliflower Mac and Cheese
Being on Keto diet doesn't mean that you have to give up on the idea of having your favourite childhood meal. This keto cauliflower mac and cheese recipe is has proven to satisfy your Mac and cheese cravings with only 5 net carbs per serving. We use four different types of cheeses in this recipe which is one of the reasons of it being so delicious. It's upto you if you want to serve it as a side or a keto snack but you are going to be in love with cauliflower rice once you try this recipe.
7. Keto Maple BBQ Glazed Shrimp Recipe
This keto Maple BBQ Glazed Shrimp Recipe is an easy keto appetizer that will get ready in only 10 minutes. However, this keto appetizer won't last long, because when you serve it on the table people won't be able to stop until it's finished. It's a great option when the unexpected guests come over and you don't have a lot of time on your hand.
8. Keto Bacon Cheddar and Green Onion Dip Recipe
It's always good to have an easy keto side recipe up your sleeves especially for the holiday season. All you need are 15 minutes and nine simple ingredients including pepper and salt to make this yummy keto Bacon Cheddar Dip. You can dip things like low carb crackers, veggies, pork rinds in it or you can use it as a spread for keto sandwiches. Let your imagination run wild and use this low carb side with whatever you like. Trust me, you won't be disappointed.
9. Low Carb Maple Glazed Carrots Recipe
This no refined sugar and low carb maple glazed carrots recipe is surely going to be your favourite way of cooking carrots and you might get your children to eat carrots. The sugar free maple syrup is going to bring out the sweetness of carrots in an amazing way. All you need for making this low carb side dish are 4 ingredients and 35 mins from start to finish. Try this low carb recipe as a side on thanksgiving with your turkey, you are going to love it.
10. Keto Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe
It doesn't mean if you are on keto or not, you probably love spinach artichoke dip. We are almost always asked by our friends and family for this dip on our meetups. The best thing about this keto appetizer is that no one will even realize that it's low carb. You can serve it with pretty much anything; pork rinds, low carb bread, cheese, veggies, crisps or anything you like.
11. Low Carb Cheddar Biscuits
I know that being on a strict keto diet is difficult especially when you have a sweet tooth. These Keto Cheddar Biscuits are a great way to satisfy your sugar cravings with only 2g net carbs in a single serving. These Keto Cheesy biscuits are so yummy and satisfying that you will forget that they are low in carbs. With only 8 simple ingredients and 20 mins of time to make them, you can easily make them even in your busy schedule. They can be stored in an airtight container for upto 5 days.
12. Keto Creamed Spinach Recipe
I love spinach and trust me, after tasting this Keto Creamed Spinach Recipe you will too. If you have kids, you definitely know how hard it is to get them to eat vegetables. Well, not anymore. Once you make this keto side dish, your kids won't have enough of this creamed spinach and you will turn to this recipe over and over again. It will only take 15 minutes to make this recipe.
13. Keto Trail Mix Recipe
There are times when you aren't sure what you want... Salty? Sweet? Spicy? Crunchy? This Keto Trail Mix Recipe is the answer to your problem. It's healthy, full of flavours and it will keep your appetite satisfied until your next meal. Not only it's a keto snack but you can have it even if you are on gluten free or vegan diet. You can even save it for upto 2 weeks in an airtight container without having to place it in a refrigerator. Just make it once and keep your healthy snacking going.
14. Keto Mozzarella Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe
Everyone loves mushrooms, right? Atleast, I do. So, here is a great low carb appetizer recipe for mushroom lovers out there. These keto Mozzarella Stuffed mushrooms are so easy to make that with only 8 simple ingredients you can prepare a big tray of them in under 45 mins from start to finish. It's up to you if you want to have them as an appetizer or a keto side dish with your low carb meal. These are not only keto but gluten free and vegan as well.
15. Keto Avocado Lime Crema Recipe
There are hundreds of Avocado Lime Crema recipes on the internet because this condiment is very famous. Almost every Latin American country have their own version of it. So, we tried a lot of them and created an American version of our own that was also a keto friendly recipe. It might not be an authentic recipe but once you try it, you wil fall in love with this keto recipe. You can make this Avocado Lime Crema in just 8 mins and it can be stored in the fridge.
16. Keto Green Bean Casserole Recipe
Holiday season may come once a year but we love it for the family get togethers great food and amazing sides. Whether you are preparing for a Thanksgiving feast for your family or just want to treat yourself with a healthy and comfort food, this green bean casserole is a perfect keto recipe for you.
17. Keto Candied Butternut Squash Recipe
Yes, butternut squash is a bit high in carbs and a lot of people stop eating it once they shift to the keto lifestyle. However, with this Keto Candied Butternut Squash recipe, you can start having you favourite veggie again. This keto recioe is so easy that you don't have to peel or chop your butternut squash, just cut it in half, take out the seeds and you can start preparing it. If you are truely a fan, you can make it in more quantity and store it in an airtight container for upto 5 days.
18. Baked Asparagus with Lemon Dill and Goat Cheese
This gluten free and low carb Baked Asparagus with Lemon Dill and Goat Cheese is and easy keto side recipe that can be made from scratch in just 20 minutes. Even if you don't have goat cheese available, you can make it with feta cheese or parmesan. Te best thing about this side is that even the picky eaters won't be able to keep their hands off of it.
19. Creamy Keto Garlic Mashed Turnips with Smoked Gouda
We all miss creamy mashed potatoes on our dinner table especially in holiday season. We occasionally use cauliflower rice but this Creamy Garlic Mashed Turnips recipe has an unmatched flavour. This recipe being low carb doesn't mean that it's low calorie as well. It's a comfort food filled with cheese, butter, cream and cream cheese so it has a high calorie content. It's soo yummy that even the pickiest eaters won't be able to stop.
20. Keto Fried Pickles Recipe
How about an awesome keto snack with you favourite dipping sauce. These Keto Fried Pickles reccipe is one our our favourite and they are going to be yours too once you try them. They are deep fried yet you don't need a deep frier to make them, all you need is a cast iron skillet and some pantry ingredients and you are good to go. You need less than 30 minutes to make this low carb recipe with only 2g of net carbs per serving.
21. Sautéed Collard Greens & Red Swiss Chard with Bacon Recipe
Collard greens usually take long time to cook but this Sautéed Collard Greens & Red Swiss Chard with Bacon Recipe is so easy that you can make it under 20 minutes. It's so delicious and versatile that you can have this keto side with any meal.
LOW CARB & KETO SOUPS & SALADS
If you are searching for keto recipes, soups and salads are an important part of the ow carb lifestyle. It's soup and salad season for us year round, check out some of our favourite and easy low carb soups and salads!
1. Keto Lasagna Soup With Zucchini Noodles
Looking for a soup that's flavourful and delicious yet it doesn't have a lot of carbs in it? This keto lasagna soup recipe is going to become your go to recipe for low carb soup. Both my husband and my brother ask for this soup over and over again and they never get tired of it. It's only 6g net carbs in a single serving and can be made in a single pot in under an hour.
2. Keto Cabbage Carrot and Herb Salad Recipe
Once you try this Keto Cabbage Carrot and Herb Salad, you will understand that only a handful of ingredients that are carefully choosen can be so satisfying and delicious. This keto salad is refreshing, light and can pair perfectly with so many keto recipes. The herbs we used are listed in the recipe but if you want to include any of your favourite herbs or something that goes well with your meal, go ahead. It's just going to take you 10 mins to make this salad that only has 5g net carbs per serving.
3. Keto Finnish Salmon Soup Recipe
This keto salmon soup is one of our favourite. It's unpretentious, simple and has an unmatched flavor even though it's mad with simple ingredients that are readily available in your kitchen. Since we wanted to make this lohikeitto a keto recipe, we replaced potatoes with turnips because of the low carbs. It can be made in under 30 minutes with only 7g net carbs per serving.
4. Keto Greek Salad with Ground Lamb
Are you a fan of comfort foodbut don't usually find time to make such meal for yourself and your family? We have got you covered. This Keto Greek Salad with ground lamb is a comfort food that can be made in under 30 mins and it makes a craveworthy lunch or dinner. You can have this keto salad around the year no matter if it's summer time or winters. Nutritious and full of flavour salad with on 7g net carbs can be your new favourite.
5. Low Carb Vegetable Soup Recipe
No matter if you are looking for some delicious keto soup recipe or just want something to warn you up during summers, your search ends with this Low Carb Vegetable Soup Recipe. You won't ever regret eating a bowl full of vegetables. Although this recipe is for Keto dieters but there is also an option availbe for strict vegans for adding a great protein source. The best part is that you can use all the veggies in your fridge that might go bad and eat it all week.
6. Keto Cheeseburger Salad Recipe
Being on keto sometimes gets hard and we want to have something like a cheeseburger, but we can't because of all the carbs. But it shouldn't be so hard, we have got a perfect alternative for you, the keto cheeseburger salad. It's low carb, gluten free yet full of flavour. This delicious keto dinner only needs 20 minutes to prepare and it's destined to be your household favourite recipe.
7. Keto Potato Soup Recipe
While we were starting keto, we used to miss potatoes but since they are very high in carbs we couldn't consume them on keto. We created this keto potato soup recipe to to satisfy our potato cravings. We didn't actually use potatoes because of the carbs count, we switched them with cauliflower and turnips. It's so yummy and perfect that picky eaters and potato lovers won't be able to tell the difference. It's cheesy, creamy and filled with all your favourite toppings.
8. Low Carb Sirloin Steak Salad Recipe
We love this Sirloin Steak Salad With Fresh Mozzarella and Roasted Vegetables because not only it's low carb but it's packed with protein and vegetables and healthy fats. This low carb recipe can be made in an hour with only 10 mins of cooking time, so it's a great option for summers. But you don't have to wait for summers for this delicious low carb meal, make it for your family this weekend and enjoy a comfort dinner with your loved ones.
9. Low Carb Spicy Shrimp Bisque Recipe
If you are a seafood lover, you must try this low carb spicy shrimp bisque recipe. This creamy soup tastes and feels like a restaurant quality dish but without those extra carbs. You can make this soup when you want to treat yourself with something amazing or you can try it on special occasions while guests are coming over. We are in love with this recipe so much that we make it too often and we created this amazing keto recipe by updating the original recipe we posted on this blog.
10. Sgar Free Strawberry Fields Salad
Looking for a low carb salad recipe for summers? This sugar free straberry field salad is a perect combo of creamy, sweet and refreshing salad for summers. It's a sugar free twist on the classic straberry fields salad recipe so it's great for gluten and low carb diet. This recipe is only going to take 15 mins from start to finish so you can easily make it on a busy day.
11. Buffalo Chicken Chili Recipe
We love chili, and we eat it throughout the year especially in winters. It goes well with pretty much everything. So, we decided to make a combo of our favourite hot sauce and chicken in the soup form. Although, there are plenty of buffalo chicken chili recipes but we wanted to make our keto vrsion filled with veggies and flavour. With only 7 net carbs, you can make this low carb soup recipe in under an hour.
12. Beanless Low Carb Chili Recipe
We are big fans of chili and we have plenty of chilli recipes on our blog as well. If you are also a chili lover, this beanless and low carb chili recipe is for you. We excluded beans from this keto recipe because of the high carb content in them. It's easy to make and so flavourful that you will forget about the beans. With only 7g of net carbs per serving it's destined to become a favourite in your home.
13. Keto Fruit Salad Recipe
How about a healthy fruit salad for the summers? With this Keto Fruit Salad you can enjoy the best fruits of the summers without having to worry about the extra carbs. This sugar free and colorful salad is dressed with lime and balsamic dressing, and garnished with herbs. It's going to take 15 minutes to make and the recipe serves 10 people. It's up to you if you want to make it on a get together or save it for the week. This Keto Fruit Salad Recipe has 8g carbs per serving because of all the fruits. If you want to lower the carb count you can substitute some of the fruits with more keto friendly berries.
LOW CARB & KETO COCKTAILS
Lots of adults need a cocktail from time to time. If you're low carb or keto and still enjoy a drink every now and then, this list is for you. We consider these cocktails to use pretty minimal ingredients. All of the cocktails listed below contain 5 net carbs or less, so get your drink on! (Responsibly that is.)
1. Keto Hot Buttered Rum Recipe
Looking for a warm cocktail for winters or especially for holidays season? This keto Hot Buttered Rum Recipe is the perfect choice for you. Most of the hot buttered rum recipes out there are loaded with carbs so we made some changes to make it a keto cocktail recipe. It's very easy to make that require only 12 minutes that is only 1g per serving. It's decadent, creamy, full of flavour and great for special occasions like christmas.
2. Keto Rosemary Margarita Recipe
Being on keto or low carb diet doesn't mean you have to sacrifice margaritas. You can always make something without all the refined sugars that can match your lifestyle. We came up with this Keto Rosemary Margarita recipe in december of 2019 and we never stopped making it since then. It's dfinitely boozy, sweet, savory, citrusy, herbaceous and refreshing. It can be prepared in 35 mins with only 4g net carbs per serving.
3. Blackberry Ginger Gin Smash (Low Carb Recipe)
There are days when you have a lot on our plate and at the end of the day all you want is to sit back with a glass of cocktail and forget about your worries. This Blackberry Ginger Gin Smash is just right for such occasion. Initial preprations take about half an hour but if you have already done them beforehand, you can make this keto cocktail in just 5 minutes. It's a refreshing and flavourful cocktail with only 2g net carbs per serving.
4. Sugar Free Raspberry Mint Julep Recipe
Looking for an easy to make keto cocktail with boozy punch? This Sugar Free Raspberry Mint Julep Recipe is derived from the classic burbon cocktail with a great raspberry flavor and a boozy punch. This keto recipe is so easy that you only need a few ingredients and it doesn't require a cocktail shaker. This cocktail has only 1g net carbs per serving so perfect for people on a keto diet.
5. Keto Spiced Pear Moscow Mule Recipe
This Keto Spiced Pear Moscow Mule with lemon is a great low calorie, sugar free and low carb keto cocktail recipe for the holidays. You can have this cocktail all year long but the best time to enjoy it is in the holidays when it's cold out there and this cocktail's warm flavour would feel refreshing. This Spiced Pear Moscow Mule contains only 6g of net carbs per serving. Serve fresh for the best flavor!
6. Keto Gin and Tonic Recipe
While most of the Gin and Tonic Recipes out there contain around 12g to 24g net carbs in a single serving, we made sure to keep the carb count as low as 2g carbs per serving in this keto Gin and Tonic Recipe. This stunning, fragrant and refreshing gin tonic is the perfect keto cocktail of the summers. All it's going to take to make this recipe are some simple ingredients and 15 mins of your time. Best served fresh but you can make the sugar free simple syrup beforehand.
7. Dark and Stormy Cocktail Recipe
This Dark and stormy cocktail is an amazing trio of lime, ginger bear and dark rum with a low carb twist for us to enjoy this cocktail. This recipe has only 2g of net carbs for enjoying your autumn evenings withough affecting our low carb lifestyle. You don't even have to spend a lot of time making it, all you need is some simple ingredients and it will be ready within 5 mins.
8. Low Carb Blood Orange Serrano Ginger Fizz
Looking for some boozy ideas for your next happy hour? Look no further than this Blood Orange Serrano Ginger Fizz. It comes with an amazing citrus flavour, sweetness and the right amount of fizz and kick. It's an easy keto cocktail recipe with only 5g net carbs per serving that can be made in only 10 mins. Make this delicious and gorgeous cocktail all season long and impress your friends with this simple creation.
9. Pomegranate Gin Cocktail Recipe
Looking for some keto cocktail recipes that you can make this Halloween? With its vibrant bright red color, it's perfect for occasions like Halloween and you can set up a spooky backdrop complete with some dry ice for a spooky scene. It's strong, flavourful and made with gin, a low carb spin on the classic Gin Bannet recipe. It's only going to take 5 mins to prepare from start to finish with only 6g net carbs per cocktail.
10. Prosecco Margarita with Cranberry (Keto Recipe)
Love margaritas but you want to keep it low carb for your keto lifestyle? You definitely need to try this Prosecco Margarita with Cranberry Recipe. It's only 4g net carbs per serving and can be made under 12 minutes. You will be feeling funny without the sugary buzz and unnecessary calories, Even if you aren't on Keto diet, you would definitely the taste of this cocktail free from refined sugar.
11. Keto Piña Colada
While most people on a keto lifestyle would disagree but we love to enjoy our favourite fruits in moderate amount. We used real pineapple in this Keto piña Colada recipe instead of any kind of artificial flavour and we managed to keep this recipe to 5g net carbs per serving. This sugar free spin on the classic piña colada is sweet, refreshing, rich and creamy. With a few simple ingredients, you can make this Keto Cocktail in 7 minutes.
LOW CARB & KETO Meals
Are you having a dilemma of what to make for dinner? Do you need keto recipe ideas that are super crave worthy family favorites that don't require a bunch of ingredients? This low carb meals list is for you. Make dinner time something you look forward to!
1. Chicken and Butternut Squash Recipe
Looking for one pan keto recipes for the winters? Look no further, because this low carb chicken and butternut squash recipe is one pan dinner recipe you can have for dinner. No matter if you are an expert chef or don't know your way around the kitchen, you can make this easy butternut squash recipe. You can make this keto dinner recipe in an hour with only 8g net carbs per serving.
2. Chorizo Stuffed Poblano Peppers (Keto)
Busy on weekends but would love something tasty and fancy for dinner? This Keto Chorizo Stuffed Poblano Peppers is the perfect low car meal for your weekends. It would also make a great party appetizer or a gameday snack. If you make more, you can always save them for later since they can be stored in the fridge up to 5 days in an airtight container. You can prepare it in under an hour with only 8g net carbs per serving.
3. Oven Baked Pork Ribs
These Oven Baked Pork Ribs are a perfect way to satisfy your ribs cravings even if you don't have a grill at home. They are fall off the bone tender, savory and sweet. Served with homemade and sugar free BBQ sauce to keep it low carb with only 5g net carbs per serving. They are a bit spicy but we have also mentioned some changes if you don't like spices. These cook low and slow in the oven, freeing up your hands for other important tasks!
4. Keto Chipotle Lime Shrimp Recipe
Looking for an easy keto dinner recipe full of protein? It's so much flavourful that it's hard to believe that it's only going to take 10 minutes to prepare. It's a great recipe to make for some unexpected guests because it only requires some staple ingredients. With 3g of net carbs per serving you can enjoy this amazing dinner on keto diet as well as on paleo diet.
5. Low Carb Sloppy Joes Recipe
This sloppy joes recipe is just as good tasting as you remember when you have it as a kid but a lot less in carbs. You are going to be in love with the sweet, smokey and spicy flavour of this keto sloppy joes. We created this recipe from the classic recipe to make it low carb and it instantly became our family favourite. It's only 7g net carbs and can be made under 45 mins.
6. Keto Bacon Wrapped Chicken Recipe
We love Bacon, don't you too? That's why we have a lot of Bacon recipes on our blog like this Keto Bacon Wrapped Chicken Recipe. It only takes 30 mins to make with a handful of ingredients and it only contains 4g of net carbs. This keto recipe is a perfect mixture of savory, spicy and sweet and your family is going to love it. In addition to that it only has 4g of net carb per serving.
7. Keto Cajun Shrimp Sausage Skillet Recipe
Love Seafood? How about some easy and delicious keto seafood recipe? This Keto Cajun Shrimp Sausage Skillet recipe is easy, delicious, low carb and gluten free and can be made under 30 mins. So, you are destined to love this keto recipe. You only need a few keto pantry ingredients like onions, smoked sausage, bell peppers and shrimp along with cajun seasoning blend and you get a low carb dinner full of flavor.
8. Jalapeno Popper Chicken Recipe
Ever got tired of the same old chicken meal on the dining table every other day? Well, not any more; this Jalapeno Popper Chicken Recipe is super delicious, decadent and one of the most popular keto recipes we ever created. It's super easy and can be made in a single skillet so it won't leave a lot of mess. You can make this meal with a few staple ingredients in under an hour and it's only 6g of net carbs per serving. Everyone in your family is going to love this.
9. Keto Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole Recipe
Craving some juicy burgers? Well, we can't technically eat burgers on a low carb lifestyle but we can fine a way around it. This low carb bacon cheeseburger casserole is so delicious that everyone will be asking for more. It's great for gluten-free and low carb diets and you can prepare the meal in under an hour. Kids and picky eaters will fall in love with this low carb recipe.
10. Keto Pepperoni Pizza Chicken Skillet
Who says that you can't have pizza on keto diet? Well, it was right true before you laid eyes on this recipe. It's I always try to make easy keto recipes that only need a few simple ingredients to make, this Keto Pepperoni Pizza Chicken Skillet is no exception. This low carb recipe combines your two favourite food in a single skillet. So, it's a great recipe if you have pizza addicts or kids in your house. You can make it under an hour and with only 10g net carbs per serving.
11. Keto Reuben Skillet Recipe
This Keto Reuben Skillet Recipe is contains all the taste and flavor of your favourite Reuben Sandwich without the unnecessary carbs. It's a makes for great option if you are looking for low carb options for St. Patty’s Day or just want something delicious for weekend. All you need is a cast iron skillet and 5 simple ingredients and this keto dinner recipe will be ready in 25 mins and it contains only 4g of net carbs per serving.
12. Creamy Low Carb Chicken and Veggie Pasta Bake
This creamy chicken and veggie pasta bake is low in carbs and high in fats, everything you need in a perfect keto meal. It's loaded with chicken thighs, a lot of veggies and creamy cheese. This might be another great way to get your kids to eat more vegetables becuase it's too delicious. We used low carb alternative for pasta to keep this creamy chicken and veggie pasta low carb with only 11g of net carbs.
13. Fried Cabbage and Sausage Skillet
Some people are skeptical to try cabbage because it can be bitter and boaring when they aren't cooked properly. But this fried cabbage and sausage skillet is one of the most delicious dinner recipes that can fit right into your gluten free or keto lifestyle. All you need is a cast iron skillet and some easy ingredients and you are going to have this low carb sausage and skillet in under 30 mins. It has only 8g net carbs per serving and can be stored in an air tight jar for up to 5 days.
14. Cajun Chicken Alfredo (Gluten Free and Keto Recipe)
We love comfort food and this cajun chicken alfredo is yet another lo carb recipe you can enjoy in lunch or dinner (your call). It's very delicious and creamy cajun chicken alfredo reccipe that comes together in under 30 mins so you can make it on a busy schedule as well. All you need are a few ingredients that are most likely already in your kitchen and you will have a tasty keto meal ready. This recipe also have a non-keto option if you have guests coming over and you want to make them a regular yet comfort meal.
15. Low Carb Citrus Glazed Salmon Recipe
Looking for keto meal inspirations for St. Patrick’s Day? How about sweet, citrusy and low carb citrus glazed salmon recipe. This irish inspired meal is going to take only 35 minutes to prepare from start to finish but you are going to be in love with this keto recipe. This recipe only contains 4g net carbs per serving.
16. Keto Jambalaya Recipe
This version of keto jambalaya recipe includes chicken thighs, juicy shrimp and andouille sausage. It's not an authentic version of the recipe, instead it's a low carb version that we created but tastes just as good as the real deal without the extra carbs. We used cauliflower rice in this keto friendly version instead of the regular rice to keep the carbs count low. All it takes is 45 mins to make this low carb recipe which is only 5g f net carbs per serving.
17. Creamy Bacon & Chicken Spinach Mushroom Pasta
This Bacon and Chicken Mashroom Pasta is creamy and full of flavour. It's high protein and high fat meal but low in carbs which makes it perfect for keto lifestyle. Pasta is high in carbs so we use a low carb alternative and combined it with the flavours of garlic, white wine, spinach, onion, chicken, bacon, parmesan in a flavourful creamy sauce. It can be made from scratch within 45 minutes with only 10g net carbs per serving.
18. Keto Taco Stuffed Peppers
Craving Tacos ut can't have them becuase of so many carbs in them? These Keto Taco Stuffed Peppers are the best alternative to satisfy your taco cravings. These bell peppers are cut in half and roasted in the oven, then they are stuffed with mixture of ground beef, jalapeño, onions and butter with a crispy topping of cheese. This low carb recipe has only 4g net carbs per serving and it can be stored for 5 days in the fridge in an air tight container. Prepare them on weekends and you can have keto friendly meals ready for the whole week.
19. Greek Lamb Meatballs With Feta and Lemon
Groud Lamb is mixed with marinara sauce, eggs, garlic, almond flour, lemon juice and feta cheese to make these delicious Greek Lamb Meatballs with Feta and Lemon. These juicy and tender meatballs are very easy to make and everyone will fall in love with them. It only takes 45 minutes to make these lamb meatballs and the carb count is just 10g per serving and they can be stored for up to 5 days in an airtight container. Appropriate for people on low carb, keto and gluten free diets.
20. Low Carb Beef Stroganoff Recipe
My mom used to make beef stroganoff and this low carb recipe is inspired by my mom's recipe. It's low carb and gluten free and comes together very easily and fast, great for weekday lunch or dinner. It has always been our favourite recipe and it's destined to be your family favourite too once you try this. Mushrooms and ground beef in a creamy sauce with smoked paprika, thyme, shallots and garlic and can be served with any low carb rice or noodles replacemet of your choice.
21. Italian Sausage Stuffed Peppers
Looking for a great option for a weeknight dinner which is low carb and can be made easily. Tender green peppers stuffed with onions, red bell peppers, italian sausage and topped with mozzarella cheese. Trust me, you don't wnt to miss this keto meal reipe. It will take 1 hour to make and it contains on 2g of net carbs per serving so you can enjoy it's savory delicious bites without any worry.
22. Lamb and Mushroom Ragu
Want a tasty dinner recipe for weekdays? The complex flavour of this Lamb and Mashroom Ragu will delight your taste buds. It takes almost 9 hours to make but we don't have to keep watching it all the time. We made this mouthwatering ragu sauce in a slow cooker so we can complete other chores while this low carb meal is being prepared. You can serve it with a low carb noodle replacement of your choice.
🥞BREAKFAST & BRUNCH
Breakfast and brunch on a slow morning can so enjoyable. Make something delicious that low in carbs, with minimal ingredients and steps, so you can savor your meal, and your morning.
1. Fluffy Keto Coconut Flour Pancakes Recipe
Being on keto diet doesn't mean that pancakes are totally off limits. We have made a lot of keto and low carb pancakes over the years and these Fluffy Coconut Flour Pancakes are one of the most special ones. If you are craving some comforting breakfast, look no further than these pancakes. And a great thing is that you can include your favourite additions like chips, strawberries, blueberries or chocolate; just make sure they are low carb. This recipe only contains 3g of net carbs per serving.
2. Keto Whipped Coffee (Dalgona Coffee)
Looking for a way to up your coffee game? This Keto Dalgona Coffee aka tiktok coffee is the way to go. We made this famous coffee by trying and improving on the existing recipes. With only some staple ingredients, you can make this keto coffee a "whipped cream" like beverage. This coffee is creamy, smooth, bittersweet without any added sugars and only contais 6g carbs per serving.
3. Apple Spice Noatmeal Recipe (Low Carb Oatmeal)
Since we can't have oatmeal on a low carb diet, we found "apple spice noatmeal", the perfect alternative. Instead of the traditional oatmeal, it's made of protein rich hemp heart. We are a huge fan of this Apple Spice Noatmeal and you will be too once you try this low carb recipe. We add zucchini, buttery spiced apples, bone broth protein and almond butter for this filling breakfast. It can be made easily in 25 mins and can be saved in an airtight container for upto 5 days.
4. Keto Pumpkin Spice Bulletproof Coffee
We like having butter coffee from time to time but this Keto Pumpkin Spice Bulletproof Coffee is unmatched in taste and very healthy. Most of the store bought options we have are either too sugary or too expensive. However, this keto pumpkin spice bulletproof coffee can be made in a fraction of money as compared to the store bought versions and it only contains 4.7 net carbs per serving.
5. Shakshuka, One Skillet Baked Egg Dish
I created this recipe back in 2016 after trying shakshuka at an amazing Israeli restaurant. However, it's not an authentic recipe since we like to make it keto and spicy with lots of herbs. It's a great keto meal to make if you are ever in need of a quick lunch or dinner. It can be made in 45 mins and you are only need to require some staple ingredients. It's gluten free, low carb and keto friendly with only 1g of net carbs per serving.
6. Low Carb Blueberry Smoothie
No matter if you are looking for a post-workout refuel or an easy breakfast, this low carb blueberry smoothie is right for the occasion. It's packed full of fats, proteins, fiber and antioxident rich blueberries. We created this recipe back in the July of 2018 and we have tweaked the recipe many times to make it more keto friendly, healthy and delicious. You can make this keto smoothie within 5 mins.
7. Keto Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe
How about a pancakes recipe your whole family can enjoy this fall?? These Pumpkin Pancakes are keto friendly, nut free, gluten free and filled with flavour. And even though you can save the leftovers for around 3 days but trust me, there won't be any leftovers of these keto pumpkin pancakes once you start eating them. With only 10g net carbs in these low carb pancakes, you can make these in 15 mins.
8. Keto Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe
We love muffins and chocolate chips and we aren't going to let carbs take away one of our favourite breakfast options away from us. These Keto Chocolate Chip Muffins are decadent, fluffy and full of protein. On top of that they are low carb, gluten free and refined sugar free which makes them healthy and safe for you to enjoy on keto diet. Once you try these keto muffins, you and your whole family are going to be in love with these!
9. Chocolate Maca Elixir (Low Carb)
Looking for healthy breakfast options? Try this Chocolate Maca Elixir recipe, not only is this low carb but loaded with the health benefits of the Maca root powder. I has a lot of benefits but I used it to treat my hormonal acne and the results were amazing. I added collagen for increasing the protein content and other benefits. You can make this healthy and energy boosting low carb breakfast in just 5 mins so it's a great option for a weekday breakfast when you have a long day ahead.
10. Low Carb Savory Waffle Recipe
We have loved waffles for a long time and this savory waffle recipe was created back in 2016 when we were not on low carb diet. We then made some adjustments to make the recipe low carb and it's better than ever. It's a simple keto recipe that can be made with some simple ingredients in a matter of minutes. Pair it with eggs and you have one of the best low carb and gluten free brunch of your dreams.
11. Strawberries and Cream Hemp Heart Oatmeal
When we started on a low carb diet, we really used to miss oatmeal but we found a perfect alternative. This Strawberries and Cream Hemp Heart Oatmeal recipe is a great sweet breakfast option yet keto friendly and free from refined sugars. It's going to be a start of your dining table in the mornings. All it takes is a 25 minutes and a few ingredients to enjoy this keto breakfast that's only 4g carbs per serving.
12. Low Carb Acai Smoothie Bowl
How about a delicious, fruity, sugar free and healthy keto breakfast option? This low carb Acai Smoothie Bowl is full of flavor and once you try it, you will fall in ove with this recipe. Since we used Acai fruit, raspberries and straberries, it's packed with antioxidents which are known to have great effects on our health. It's only going to take 15 mins to make this keto recipe with 8g net carbs per serving.
13. Low Carb Blueberry Muffins
Ever crave something sweet with your morning coffee? Well, most of the pastries don't have a lot of nutritional value in them and with all the carbs, you will be feeling hungry and lethargic before lunch time. These low carb blueberry muffins are sugar free, gluten free and keto muffins of your dreams. They have a few carbs and a great amount of proteins and fats. On top of that, they are decadent, super moist and easy to make. Make these low carbs muffins ahead and enjoy them all week long.
14. Low Carb Maple Chocolate Yogurt Bowl
Too busy to make your own keto breakfast? We understand that there are days when you are runnig late and don't have time to prepare your breakfast and you don't have a lot of keto options available for grab-and-go. This Low carb Maple Chocolate Yogurt Bowl is perfet for you in such times. All it takes is 5 ingredients and 5 minutes of your time and you are good to go. Feel free to incorporate this chocolate yogurt bowl in your daily meals.
15. Keto Berry Smoothie Recipe
How about a healthy smoothie recipe for breakfast? This Keto Berry Smoothie Recipe is so simple, it can be made in 7 minutes, perfect for someone who doesn't have a lot of time on his hands in the morning. This smoothie is sugar free, gluten free and packed with protein so it's a great and healhy way to start your day.
16. Keto Turnip Hash Browns
It's a low carb recipe for all those who miss potato hash browns, you will love it if you are one of them. You can make these keto turnip hash browns for a healthy and delicious breakfast as well as brunch. These shredded turnips are very low in carbs and taste just like the real potatoes. There are only 7 simple ingredients required to make these keto hast browns and a single serving contains 2 of net carbs.
If you're craving something sweet on the keto diet, we have you covered! These keto desserts are foolproof, and you probably have everything you need to make them in your pantry right now.
1. Keto Peanut Butter Mousse with Chocolate
We sometiemes get crazy hankerings for peanut butter and chocolate, don't you? And if you think that chocolate and peanut butter desserts are off the table while on keto, you need to think again. This Keto Peanut Butter Mousse with chocolate recipe only contains 4g of net carbs. It wil have you drooling over for this keto dessert recipe and even the sugar addicts won't notice that it's low carb. And this keto recipe is only going to take 25 mins including the time it takes to chill in the fridge.
2. Keto Chocolate Lava Cake
I love Chocolate Molten Lava Cake and the way molten chocolate lava oozes out as we dig into our first bite is so satisfying. And the best part? you can have it on a low carb diet as well. This low carb chocolate lava cake recipe is the perfect treat with as little as 4g of net carbs per serving. If you are looking for any keto dessert ideas for a romantic date night, this low carb recipe is the one you should go with.
3. Easy Keto Candied Pecans Recipe
How about we show you a keto recipe for dessert with your favourite candied nuts? With only 6 ingredients this easy keto Candied Pecans Recipe can be made in a total of 15 mins with only 1g of net carbs per serving. You can have them as a keto snack or you can use them for other low carb recipes like keto candied pecan chocolate chip cookies or something like keto turtle cheesecake.
4. Healthy Chocolate Pumpkin Brownies Recipe
We love Fall and Halloween, and you know what that means. Delicious keto recipes made of pumpkins. These Healthy and Fudgy Chcoclate Pumpkin Brownies Recipe are a chocolate lovers dream. This delightful brownies recipe is delicious, gluten free, rich and moist.
5. Keto Caramel Sauce
Do you need something to drizzle over drinks, icecream, cookies or cakes? This luxurious and delicious Keto Caramel Sauce is going to be a real game changer for you while you are watching carbs but have a sweet tooth. You only need 5 simple ingredients and 15 minutes of your time to make this Salted Keto Caramel Sauce without any added sugar. You can store this delicious salty caramel treat in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 10 days.
6. Low Carb Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Recipe
Craving for delicous banana Bread on a low carb or keto diet? This Keto Chocolate Chip Banana Bread recipe is low sugar, gluten free and low carb and you will fall in love with this one. We used real banana in small quantity to give this banana bread an authentic taste and texture while keeping the carbs count to the minimum. It's a great low carb recipe to try for your next family get together as this recipe can serve as much as 20 people with only 3g of net carbs per serving. You can also store it in an airtight container for 7 days.
7. Keto Pumpkin Cookies with Chocolate Chips
We love Pumpkins and we have plenty of pumpkin recipes for the Fall. These Keto Pumpkin Cookies with Chocolate Chips are one of our best sugar free treats for the holdiay season. These are chewy, chocolatey, soft and chewy with great flavour of pumpkin and spice. Thee keto cookies are gluten free, sugar free and low in carbs with only 2g of net carbs per cookie.
8. Keto Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
How about a keto dessert that tastes like low carb chocolate chip cookies yet more decadent and gooey? These Keto Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars are are beyond delicious and are great for low carb and gluten free lifestlye. These bars are Soft and chewy in the center while crunchy on the edges and it's filled with chocolate chips with only 5g of net carbs per bar.
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Briana & Chamere
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