25 Simple Keto Diet Recipes
1. Breakfast Frittata
With just a few kitchen staples, whip up a breakfast frittata to last you the week or share with others. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Simply fry up about six slices of diced bacon, throw in two cups of fresh spinach when bacon is crispy, stir until wilted, and set pan aside. Whisk eight eggs and ½ cup heavy cream and pour into a greased 9 X 9 baking pan. Add the bacon and spinach to the egg mixture, along with a cup of mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste and bake for approximately 20 to 25 minutes. Allow frittata to set for at least one minute then cut as a pie.
2. Blueberry Pancake Bites
Make healthy breakfast fun with these little low-carb blueberry pancake bites! Feel free to swap blueberries with other pancake favorites, including chopped apples, pecans, and cinnamon.
3. Green Keto Smoothie
Simple to prepare and smooth to the core, this green keto smoothie is sure to rev up your morning!
4. Coconut Milk Strawberry Smoothie
This coconut milk strawberry smoothie mimics a strawberry milkshake and brings all the keto-followers to the yard (and quickly thanks to less than two minutes of prep time and four low-carb ingredients)!
5. Avocado Egg
Avocado is the perfect low-carb fruit to enjoy on a keto diet. And an avocado egg is the perfect way to start the day! Slice avocado in half and take out the large pit. Crack an egg into the created dip and bake until the egg whites are cooked and the yolk is at a desired firmness. Sprinkle atop with green onions, diced tomatoes, and a dollop of plain Greek yogurt. Drizzle with hot sauce if craving a little spice!
6. Avocado Chicken Salad
In a small bowl, mix together 4 ounces of shredded chicken, ½ an avocado, ¼ cup of both mayo and plain Greek yogurt, a squeeze of lime juice, and light sprinkle of garlic and onion powders, salt and pepper to taste. Allow to set in the fridge for at least 20 minutes and enjoy as is, layer on a bed of lettuce, or dip with favorite veggie slices.
7. Tuna Pickle Boats
These tuna pickle boats are the perfect keto recipe to defeat stormy waters when a violent hunger pang strikes!
8. Keto Pigs in A Blanket
Simple to prepare, ample in fat, and low in carb, these keto pigs in a blanket are a surefire food everyone will be excited to cozy up with!
9. Spiced Bacon Deviled Eggs
Two breakfast staples collide in these spiced bacon deviled eggs!
10. Salmon and Cream Cheese Bites
Smoked salmon and cream cheese harmonize into small bites that lend some big flavors! Prepare these salmon and cream cheese bites as a snack or appetizer or pack into your lunch.
11. Thai Beef Lettuce Wraps
Take a fast trip to flavortown with these Thai beef lettuce wraps!
12. Coconut Chicken Curry
Four ingredients, 20 minutes, and one flavorful keto recipe? Yep, that perfectly describes this keto coconut chicken curry you can make in a hurry!
13. Herb Beef Sirloin Skewers
These simple grilled skewers are flavor packed with fresh herbs and lemon juice with the fresh flavors of parsley, rosemary, and thyme to make the beef delicious! And with 29 grams of protein and 10 grams of fat per serving, it will keep you feeling fuller longer!
14. Mini Pepper Nachos
Don’t wanna taco ‘bout how much you miss nachos on a keto diet? Lettuce present to you these mini pepper nachos, devoid of those carb-laden tortilla chips and bursting with nutrients and fiber thanks to mini peppers!
15. Portobello Burgers
Ditch a white hamburger bun and say hello to mushroom caps! Clean and scrape out the gills and stems of the mushroom and drizzle with olive oil and a little salt and pepper. Place on grill with beef or bison hamburger patty and assemble once cooked. Go for a classic hamburger or be creative with an Asian turkey burger featuring crushed red pepper, grated carrot and cabbage, and a drizzle of soy sauce. Using grassfed beef also ups the omega-3 fatty acid ante!
16. Blackened Salmon
This blackened salmon is topped with sweet and savory champagne sauce and complemented with cauliflower florets and stew okra for a completely authentic Cajun experience, all while bursting with healthy fats, supplying ample protein, and being low in carb.
17. Eggplant Pizza
Do you often find yourself craving the flavors of pizza but worried about compromising your health goals? With the use of eggplant, calories and carbohydrate intake will naturally decline so have a pizza party with the best low-carb eggplant pizza you can make at home!
18. Enchilada Boats
Set sail to the flavors of Mexico by preparing enchilada boats! Load up cooked squash halves with shredded beef or chicken, jalapenos, and garlic, spoon on enchilada or hot sauce, and sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Broil in the oven for approximately five minutes, or until ingredients are warm and the cheese is golden in color.
19. Bacon Cheeseburger Soup
Rather than heading to the golden arches, reach for a silver spoon! This bacon cheeseburger soup may seem like an unusual way to enjoy an American classic, but it is far from disappointing.
20. Chicken Taco Soup
#TacoTuesday just got a cozy renovation! This chicken taco soup recipe boasts with all the flavors you want, without all the carbs that you don’t!
21. Crispy Pork Carnitas
Thanks to the use of a slow cooker, these crispy pork carnitas is one of the simplest keto recipes.
22. Cream Cheese Cookies
Can’t keep your hands out of the cookie jar trying to follow your keto diet? With these cream cheese cookies, you don’t have to!
23. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Fat Bombs
In the keto dictionary, a “fat bomb” is a sure way to increase fat in the daily diet to fulfill a deficit. And with just a five common ingredients, these keto chocolate fat bombs are one of the yummiest and easiest ways to meet daily fat requirements.
24. Lemon Fat Bomb
For all of those keto-goers simultaneously on #TeamLemon, look no further than these easy lemon fat bombs to defeat a sugar-laden, citrusy dessert craving.
25. Flourless Chocolate Cake
This chocolately flourless cake allows you to have your cake and eat it, too, on a keto diet! And not to mention, it is a simple chocolate dessert that only requires five common ingredients!