Our 23 Favorite Keto Recipes to Help You Lose Weight

Ready for new beginnings? Check out these keto-friendly meals to get you started.

This one-skillet chicken dish is a classic healthy meal!

It’s time to re-evaluate your health goals. If you’ve been eyeing the keto diet, there’s no time like the present to check out the ddelicious meals that this plan has to offer! You may be surprised by the sheer number of recipes that are available. You’ll be able to create your own list of favorite ketogenic meals in no time!

For those of you who may not know, the keto diet is a very popular option for people who are looking to revamp their eating habits. Basically, keto is a high-fat, moderate-protein, low-carb diet that makes the body burn fat instead of carbs. Once the body is metabolizing fat at a higher-than-usual rate, it’s in a state called ketosis and you’ll begin to lose weight quickly. Yes, quickly!

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1. Italian Turkey Sausage Recipe

Start your day off the right way with this Italian Turkey Sausage recipe. It tastes great, fills you up, and it has only 1 carb per serving. In just minutes, you can have these on your breakfast table. The recipe yields 8 sausages, so you could easily make a batch, freeze and take one out when ready to eat.

2.Dijon Roasted Cabbage

Dijon Roasted Cabbage

One thing you’ll catch onto quickly in the world of keto is which vegetables are low-carb and which are not. Cabbage just happens to be one of the lower carb veggies. This easy recipe makes cabbage one tasty side dish.

3. Grilled Salmon & Asparagus with Grated Egg

Salmon may quite possibly be the most popular fish to eat, and for good reason! On it’s own, it packs a flavor-filled punch, without having to add much else too it. One way to make salmon even more nutritious is to serve it with a side of asparagus. If you’re jumping on the keto train, you must add this one to your weekly eating-plan!

4. Stuffed Bell Pepper Pizzas 

This colorful dish is full of protein and amazing flavor. You’ll love how easy it is to make and the fact that you can easily enjoy it for lunch or dinner. You will have all the yummy flavors of your favorite pizza without that carb-infused crust. Instead, fresh bell peppers hold it all in place and give everything an extra pop of flavor.

5. Nando’s Peri-Peri Chicken

That’s fun to say, isn’t it? I think so! Well, I have news for you, it’s just as fun to eat! This recipe rose to fame back in the 80’s and has been holding strong ever since. This spicy dish is packed full of protein and healthy fats, that will ensure you stay in ketosis and continue burning fat.

6. Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Ragout 

Everybody needs a delicious comfort food on hand! Check out this creamy goodness that happens to be low carb, but full of flavor. Plus, you’ll get plenty of protein in each and every bite. There’s plenty of nutrition to go around!

7. Korean BBQ Cabbage Cups

Anything BBQ is generally off limits on the Keto diet due to the high concentration of carbohydrates in the sauce. We’ve solved that problem so that you can enjoy one of your favorite foods again!

8. Simply Sautéed Lemon Tilapia 

Simply Sauteed Lemon Tilapia

If you really want to cut out the carbs, then check out this recipe! There is a ton of protein and zero carbs with this simple, yet delicious meal. This recipe just proves that you can keep it keto without too much effort.

9. Bacon and Egg Breakfast Muffins

I make these bacon and egg muffins every Sunday, to get us through the first few weekday breakfasts. Meal-prepping ahead of time increases your chances of weight loss success. These egg muffins make that extremely easy to accomplish. Plus, they taste delicious!

10. Grilled Salmon Kabobs

Who doesn’t love a good kabob? This grilled salmon recipe is so flavorful you’ll wonder why you don’t cook it up more often. Serve something that with satisfy your taste buds without sacrificing your diet. You are going to love this!

11. Clean Eating Almond Butter

This homemade almond butter is the bomb! All that you need to make this scrumptious little treat is almonds and salt! Often times, when you purchase peanut butter at the store, it contains too much sugar and other added ingredients. Sometimes, simple is the way to go. If you have a sweet tooth, take a scoop and enjoy!

12. Baked Kale and Eggs with Ricotta

This breakfast is not only delicious, but supremely nutritious, as well. It combines eggs, cheese, garlic, and tomatoes, with everyone’s favorite superfood, kale. Just because you’re participating in keto, doesn’t mean that you can’t still have the girls over for Sunday brunch!

13. Tuna Cucumber Sandwiches

These are arguably one of our most popular keto snacks. Everyone loves a tuna sandwich, but participating in keto requires you to cut back on the carbs. This is why replacing the bread with cucumbers is such a helpful option! You can have your tuna and eat it too. These will also make a great, make-ahead snack that you can grab, eat, and get on with your day.

14. Grilled Pork Chops with Asparagus and Pesto 

When it comes to the keto diet, one of the hardest things is making sure your condiments don’t blow it. Pesto is an excellent option because it only requires a handful of keto-friendly ingredients. This particular recipe has plenty of protein, delicious flavor, and few carbs.

15. Skinny Breakfast Sausage

Most pre-packaged sausage that you’ll find at the grocery store is full of nitrates and other additives. This breakfast sausage is simply made with turkey and a handful of spices. Pair one or two patties with some eggs, and you have yourself a yummy, keto-friendly breakfast!

16. Skinny Cheeseburger Boats

Thought you had to live without cheeseburgers? No way! This keto-friendly option simply removes the bun. The delicious bell pepper works as the carb-less foundation, so you can still get that cheeseburger flavor without the guilt.

17. Stuffed Philly Chicken Peppers

When you’re craving a savory snack, these stuffed Philly chicken peppers will do the trick. You’ll love this healthy, guilt-free alternative to a traditional cheese steak. Feel free to make it your own by swapping out chicken for turkey, or provolone for pepper-jack. Regardless of what combination you choose, you’re going to want more.

18. Asian Chicken Wraps

Traditional Chinese takeout is not only loaded with unhealthy fats, but also full of carbs. On the keto diet, this simply won’t do. We’ve put a low-carb, keto-friendly spin on this yummy Asian dish. Next time you’re craving takeout, try this recipe instead!

19. 4-Ingredient Roasted Cauliflower

Speaking of cauliflower, this is another extremely simple side dish that you can eat with your fish, chicken, or turkey. All you need is 4 ingredients and 20-minutes!

20. Crock Pot 3-Ingredient Balsamic Chicken

You can’t go wrong when your recipe only has three ingredients! You’ll get a burst of flavor without all the unnecessary carbs in this delicious keto meal. There’s a ton of protein packed into this particular dish so you are sure to be able to restock your body after a grueling workout, too!

21. Blackened Sockeye Salmon

Salmon is one of our favorite keto-friendly protein options! The combination of meaty textures and spicy flavors in this dish will have you coming back for more.

22. Clean-Eating Almond Butter Fudge

Chowing down on a serving of this almond-butter fudge will satisfy your sweet tooth and help you remain guilt-free! It’s super easy to make, and will keep in the freezer for quite a while. Don’t let your cravings get the best of you. Stick to the plan with this yummy treat!

23. One-Skillet Chicken and Broccoli Dinner

Broccoli saves the day once again in this delicious one-skillet recipe! The keto diet has specific guidelines, but you’ll never have to skimp on flavor. Our simple recipe contains keto friendly ingredients and is easy to prepare.

Now you’re ready to give these recipes a try! Which ones will you officially add to your favorite keto meals? Let us know in the comment section!

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