15 Low Carb Recipes That Are Almost Too Good to Be True

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Do you find yourself constantly switching between binge eating and starving? If yes, then maybe it’s time to make a lifestyle change. You can still enjoy delicious food while reaching your goals. Here are 15 tasty keto recipes for you to try this month. This list includes appetizers, main courses, and desserts, so you’re sure to find something you like!

1. Nashville Hot Chicken

Nashville Hot Chicken on bread, topped with pickles. Coleslaw on the side.
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Let’s start with this local and nationally loved appetizer, Nashville Hot Chicken! This recipe gives you a low-carb version of the famous chicken while maintaining the iconic crispy texture. The secret? It uses protein powder as the base without changing the dish’s flavor.

2. Air Fryer Artichokes with Garlic Aioli

air fried artichoke hearts in a shallow black bowl. Garlic aoili for dipping in a small white bowl. a graphic yellow and white napkin underneath the bowl.
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Want something easy that won’t leave your kitchen messy? This quick-to-make appetizer can be made in your air fryer! It’s easy to plate and circulate at any special gathering. The thick and creamy garlic aioli complements this healthy starter and adds a mix of textures because it isn’t a party without a dip!  

3. Southern Keto Cookbook Drop Biscuits

Drop biscuits on a blue and white plate.
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These light and fluffy biscuits are another great appetizer to compliment your tea time or can be a yummy go-to snack. This low-effort, 25-minute, 6-ingredient recipe is about to become your new best friend. Fortunately, this recipe gives you a lot of room to experiment with flavors by adding your favorite sugar-free toppings.

4. Keto Cheesy Baked Taco Dip

Cheesy baked taco dip in an oval white baking dish. Served with a side of raw vegetables. There's a red and white striped hand towel on the side.
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Another party-favorite appetizer is here to hit the spots and satisfy your taco cravings. The cooking directions are easy to customize to fit your dietary needs by adding or subtracting the amount of proteins and fat you need. Serve it with a low-carb tortilla, the perfect companion.

5. Keto Shrimp Alfredo Spaghetti Squash

Creamy shrimp Alfredo spaghetti squash on a metal sheet pan. The pan is sitting on a gray and white striped hand towel.
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Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Alfredo is a yummy and healthy alternative to the classic Alfredo sauce recipe. It’s the perfect comfort meal to drown your sorrows without feeling guilty. Though the squash doesn’t taste like spaghetti, it is no less delicious, so don’t cross it off before you try it.

6. Keto Sheet Pan Zucchini Lasagna

Sheet pan zucchini lasagna on a blue striped hand towel and a wood spatula to use to serve it with.
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This fancy three-cheese gooey main dish is a great dinner for your family. Instead of the traditional pasta layers, the recipe uses layers of roasted zucchini to make this lasagna low-carb and gluten-free. Unlike pasta lasagna, this dish has a fresh vegetable kick, arguably better than the traditional lasagna.

7. Keto Burrito Bowl with Cilantro Lime Caulirice

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Are you in the mood for a Chipotle copycat? Look no further as this burrito bowl recipe resembles everyone’s favorite Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice. Cailirice is rice made from cauliflower that looks like natural rice and makes any meal low-carb. 

This neutral-flavored rice is the perfect base for any flavor combination and is cheap to make with ingredients you already have in your fridge.

8. Southern Keto Gumbo

A white dutch oven with gumbo in it. A bowl of gumbo and cauliflower rice.
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This tasty gravy-like soup is a popular Louisiana-originated dish. Southern Keto Gumbo adds a low-carb and gluten-free spin to the dish. The cooking instructions suggest keeping the used stew as the base for the flavorful stock and making it even more healthy with the Caulirice!

9. The Best Steak of Your Life

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Brace yourself for the most succulent steak you’ll ever put in your mouth. Steak making is a form of art, and the ultimate guide will help you make the best steak of your life. From Tomahawk to t-bone steak, this guide has all the necessary knowledge, from which cuts to pick and how to prep and season them.

10. Keto Copycat Costco Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie

peanut butter chocolate pie in a white ceramic pie plate. two forks a ble and white plate.
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Costco is TikTok-famous for its affordable pies, which are a reliable go-to dessert to pick up for any party. This recipe is easy to follow, and recreate this favorite three-layer pie if you can’t find it in stock. This keto-friendly Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie has low-crust and low-carb sweeteners to substitute the unhealthy complex sugars.

11. Keto Strawberry Jello Fluff Salad

Strawberry Jello Fluff Salad in a white bowl, topped with whipped cream. The bowl is sitting on a graphic red and white hand towel. There are two strawberries by the bowl.
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Strawberry Jello Fluff is a fun spring recipe to make for your kids and yourself. It has only six ingredients and 15 minutes of prepping time! Not only will this keto recipe satisfy your sweet tooth, but it’ll also keep you on track for your low-carb lifestyle.

12. Keto Oreo Dirt Cake

A glass trifle bowl with oreo dirt cake in it.
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Who doesn’t love Oreo flavor dessert? The only thing that can make it better is a Low-carb Oreo Dirt Cake. Thankfully, this no-bake recipe gives you just that and is perfect to whip up quickly for any occasion. This version uses low-carb ice cream and a healthier crumble for the texture.

13. Keto Blueberry Galette

Golden Brown Blueberry galette on a brown piece of parchment paper. There's a few blueberries on the parchment paper.
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This delicious pastry recipe is not only a treat for the mouth but also for your Instagram feed. The Galette has fresh berries and a no-fail, fool-proof pastry crust. What’s great about the recipe is that you can easily tweak it and use other fruits instead of blueberries.

14. Keto Big Mac Skillet

A green and white bowl of keto Big Mac skillet on top of iceberg lettuce. The bowl is sitting on a cloth napkin on a dark wood charger plate.

You can’t go to McDonald’s and get a low-carb, keto-friendly, and gluten-free Big Mac, but you can make this delicious Big Mac Skillet with Special Sauce!

15. Frozen Peach Bellini

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If you’re looking for a refreshing cocktail to pass around at any party or to have by yourself sunbathing on your day off, this low-carb frozen peach bellini is perfect. You can quickly assemble this simple drink in your blender with a splash of wine or other desired mixers.

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