When it comes to the keto diet, there’s one key element to always follow: Keep that carb count low. And while there are a lot of delicious healthy recipes out there, not all of them follow this particular rule of the keto diet. By keeping the carb count low, dieters enter into a state of ketosis—where their body burns fat as energy instead of carbohydrates. For some, this has proven to be a successful tactic for weight loss. However, having an arsenal of healthy keto recipes is important.
Between all of the meals in your day, including snacks and even dessert, we gathered up a list of healthy keto recipes you can turn to if you’re looking to keep a low-carb diet. Here are a few of our favorites.
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Keto Cheeseburger Casserole
While many casseroles rely on starchy components like pasta and rice, this dish will convince you can completely forego the carby additions while still maintaining the heartiness.
Get our recipe for Keto Cheeseburger Casserole.
Crunchy Cheese Ranch Pinchos
Pinchos are bite-sized snacks typically served in the Basque region of Spain. And we love the idea of bite-sized food so much, we decided to make a keto version of a pincho, featuring a creamy cheese ball rolled in a finger-licking coating of bacon, nuts, and chives.
Get our recipe for Crunchy Cheese Ranch Pinchos.
Guacamole is the perfect keto dip since it’s high in good fats from heart-healthy avocados. While traditional tortilla chips for dipping aren’t an option on keto, we love to use parmesan crisps or pork rinds as a crunchy guac vessel. While this recipe has some body from the larger chunks of avocado, you can make it completely smooth with an immersion blender.
Get our recipe for Keto Chips&Guacamole.
Keto Charcuterie Platter
Making a keto charcuterie platter makes a lot of sense, because cheese and meats are both allowed on the high-fat, low-carb diet. All you’ll need to do is eliminate the typical crackers and bread that accompany them. Crunchy nuts, seeds, pork rinds, or parmesan crisps are all excellent choices for your keto charcuterie situation.
Get our recipe for Keto Charcuterie Platter.
Buckeye Fat Bombs
Buckeye cookies are balls of peanut butter fudge dipped in chocolate. To turn them keto, we employed some simple ingredient swaps. Instead of powdered sugar, we are using a powdered keto-approved sweetener like Xylitol or Stevia. And to keep the chocolate coating keto, we’re using a sugar-free chocolate with added MCT oil for a glossy finish.
Get our recipe for Buckeye Fat Bombs.
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