Keto diet is a low-carb, high-fat eating plan designed to lower carb consumption while increasing intake of heart-healthy fats, proteins and vegetables. Here are recipes designed to keep you on track with your keto goals!
From keto egg casserole to cauliflower rice bowls, these healthy keto meals make an excellent way to start the day right! Choose one for breakfast, lunch or dinner meal prep each week!
Cauliflower Rice Bowls
Cilantro lime cauliflower rice takes this healthy take on taco bowls to the next level. Topped off with beans, pico de gallo, guacamole and shredded cheese for an unforgettable taste experience that comes together quickly: just 15 minutes away from being ready!
Riced cauliflower can be found in most grocery store freezer sections or you can make your own at home! Simply pulse a head of cauliflower in a food processor until it resembles rice, or use a box grater to grate by hand. Cooking adds extra crunch while helping absorb sauce more effectively.
Serve this keto friendly dish as either a main or side course to satisfy any group. Double the recipe to accommodate larger groups; or for vegetarian options simply leave out the chicken and add 1/4 cup more chickpeas – perfect for any phase of Keto Dieting!
BBQ Cauliflower Slaw
Cauliflower stands in for potatoes in this Keto side dish that’s an exciting take on the classic potato and egg salad recipe, creating an irresistibly flavorful side that’s ideal for barbecues and potlucks alike.
Combine cauliflower florets with oil and salt before baking for about 20 minutes. Remove from oven, toss with barbecue sauce, let cool, then combine them with other salad ingredients in a large salad bowl before tossing with 3/4 of the dressing and serving immediately.
Add almonds or pecans for some added crunch and red or green onion for some sharper flavour.
Your salad can be enjoyed right away, but its flavors will become even more intense if given some time to combine. Plus, this dish keeps well in the refrigerator and makes an ideal option to prepare in advance; just beware that cauliflower might become soggy after sitting too long!
Easy weeknight dinner featuring creamy pesto sauce and melty mozzarella cheese that’s keto friendly, packed with protein, and absolutely delectable! This meal makes a satisfying keto dinner option!
This chicken recipe can be completed in 30 minutes! Simply begin by patting and pounding dry chicken breasts until an even thickness, which helps them cook faster and is crucial in ensuring they’re done all the way through. Next, coat them in flour before adding basil pesto sauce and topping off with slices of mozzarella cheese for an incredible meal!
Alternatively, for an intensified flavor experience you could add heavy cream and/or xanthan gum for thickening purposes. Steamed or sauteed vegetables could also add delicious contrast; examples could include broccoli florets, cauliflower or slices of zucchini.
This recipe makes an easy keto healthy weeknight dinner or served over low-carb noodles such as pasta, rice or zucchini noodles. It also makes an ideal lunch option when combined with fresh salad.
Cheesy Cauliflower Mac & Cheese
This recipe is the ideal comfort food for keto dieters. Tender cauliflower cut into little florets to resemble elbow macaroni is baked in a flavorful cheese sauce before being finished off with an irresistibly delicious breadcrumb topping made out of pork rinds – all while staying within 5 grams of net carbohydrates per serving! It will satisfy all your mac ‘n cheese cravings.
This recipe makes an excellent meal prep option, as both components (roasted cauliflower and cheese sauce) can be stored separately until ready to enjoy them later on. Reheating in the oven makes this dish an easy addition to your dining experience!
This recipe’s cheese sauce uses two distinct blends of cheese without needing thickeners like cornstarch or xanthan gum for thickening purposes. Instead, almond flour, heavy whipping cream and cheeses combine seamlessly for a velvety cheese sauce that won’t need constant stirring!
Harissa Portobello Tacos
Veganized classic, this dish offers the smokiest and spicy versions yet. Packed with portobello mushrooms roasted in a chipotle marinade topped with Vegan Cilantro Cream, avocado slices and pickled onions – it will leave your palate satisfied!
For an effortless lunch or light dinner option that’s both quick and nutritious, this recipe is ideal. Packed full of mushroom and chickpea shawarma, tomato, baby gem salad and sour cream for an irresistibly fresh bite, all wrapped up into one delicious lettuce wrap!
These collard green tacos offer a light, healthy and gluten free option perfect for busy weeknights. Combining portobello mushrooms, spicy garlic and smoky spices this vegetarian taco dish is sure to become a weeknight favorite! Make ahead as the filling can be prepped up to two days ahead to save time when entertaining guests on busy weeknights. To make this dairy free simply swap out sour cream for something like plain greek yogurt or coconut milk as the dairy substitutes.
Creamy Cauliflower Mac & Cheese
This recipe uses cauliflower in place of pasta for an indulgent and filling meal that packs in more vegetables than the classic mac and cheese dish.
Creamy sauce made with Campbell’s condensed cream of cauliflower soup is enhanced by crunchy breadcrumbs for a satisfying finish, creating an easy yet comforting meal in less than 30 minutes!
This recipe is packed with flavor thanks to the addition of paprika, garlic powder and salt. Plus, it is easily customizable based on personal tastes: substitute fontina with other types of cheese such as mozzarella, gouda or gruyere for greater variation and personal control over how much cheese goes into each dish – either using a food processor or by grating by hand!
Bacon Wrapped Sushi
These California rolls offer an enjoyable keto-friendly version of sushi without rice. Containing creamy crab meat, avocado and cream cheese wrapped around precooked bacon slices to add smokiness and flavor, these easy to prepare Keto Sushi Rolls will surely impress any crowd!
To create keto sushi, begin by placing a sheet of sushi nori on a bamboo rolling mat and layering up vertical salmon pieces, followed by horizontal avocado and cucumber strips sliced horizontally over those. Carefully roll up the sushi, using additional water or additional rice if necessary to secure its integrity.
Bake the sushi rolls wrapped in aluminum foil at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes to warm the ingredients and slightly crisp up bacon. Serve this rice-free keto sushi with your preferred dipping sauce if desired.
Meatloaf is an indispensable family staple and comforting dish that makes for great leftovers or freezer storage. Perfectly satisfying as a main course or with traditional side dishes.
Ingredients for this keto friendly recipe are easy and straightforward: ground beef (preferably lean), eggs, pork rinds, almond flour, salt, pepper, garlic powder smoked paprika and cayenne pepper are the key items here. As for the glaze: this one utilizes sugar free ketchup and apple cider vinegar that are both keto friendly!
Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and stir with your hands until everything is thoroughly mixed. Lightly grease a loaf pan before pouring the meatloaf mixture in, while on sheet pans simply spread an even layer. Bake the loaf for approximately 45 minutes, adding glaze later as necessary.
Broiling salmon is one of the easiest ways to create a nutritious weeknight dinner, using ingredients most people already have at home and being on your table in under 30 minutes. Serve alongside rice or a healthy green salad for an energizing dinner that meets all nutritional standards.
This recipe calls for skin-on salmon fillets seasoned with salt and pepper before being placed under the broiler. For added flair, slathering this fish with sweet mustard sauce could add even more deliciousness!
At the core of this simple recipe is using high quality salmon. Wild caught varieties tend to contain less fat and boast a more flavorful texture; if this option is unavailable to you, leaner options such as sockeye or coho salmon contain omega-3 fatty acids which provide excellent nourishment.