Easy Keto Recipes! 500+ Low Carb Meals That Make Sticking To The Keto Diet So Much Easier

The endless quest to find easy keto recipes ends today. Right here. Right now. 500 is not a typo. Today’s post delivers over 500 low carb, keto-friendly recipes and meal ideas: from breakfast to dinner, and of course, dessert.

This post was originally published on October 17, 2018, and updated on March 26, 2020. 

Look, I know sticking to a low carb diet isn’t always easy – especially when you haven’t been cooking or meal planning all of your life. Or when you despise cooking like I did when I started keto back in the stone ages.

I remember how frustrating it was to select a so-called easy keto recipe only to find it called for ten things I couldn’t pronounce, let alone find the grocery store.
When you’re mad and hungry, throwing in the towel and heading to Taco Bell looks pretty tempting.

So, today I’m sharing all of my favorite (legit) recipes in one place to make life a little easier for you. I’m going to start with breakfast and work my way up to dessert.

Altogether, we are looking at over 500 easy keto recipes.

Yes, 500!

These are the keto recipes I used to lose weight and keep in heavy rotation to this day. Since we’re counting, I’ve lost right at 100 148 pounds on the keto diet. It took dedication, but let me tell you, it was worth it!

(Evidence the keto diet works-AKA my Before & After Photos.)

Once I found the right recipes and got my momentum going, I felt unstoppable on keto. I’ve said this before, but it’s worth repeating.

The keto diet changed my life and the way I looked at food.
And I never felt starved or deprived.

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Today’s post is focusing on meals, but if you need drinks – with or without alcohol – this page lists all of the low carb drink recipes – including my favorite: coffee!

Keto Recipes – Breakfast

We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but it’s also the craziest, most hectic time of the day. If mornings aren’t your jam, then you seriously need a few easy breakfast recipes that you can make ahead! Otherwise, you’re setting yourself up for failure before the day has even gotten started.

Easy Keto Breakfast Muffins With Sausage Recipe

Easy Keto Breakfast Muffins! If you’re on the keto diet, you’ll love this super easy make-ahead breakfast recipe perfect for meal prep! These low carb, high protein keto egg muffins with sausage, cheese & veggies have less than 2 net carbs, freeze beautifully & make great on the go keto breakfasts or snacks! Great recipe for beginners! #keto #ketorecipes #lowcarb #makeahead #breakfast

These Keto Breakfast Muffins with Sausage are the perfect low carb, high protein breakfast recipe-with under 2 net carbs per muffin! 

Cream Cheese Pancakes with Almond Flour

keto cream cheese pancakes

Tired of eggs for breakfast? I get it. Try these cream cheese pancakes with almond flour! They’re fabulous with sugar-free syrup, and you can make them ahead and freeze for later!

Avocado Baked Eggs

avocado baked eggs

The healthiest and easiest way to start your day! You only need 3 ingredients and a few minutes to put this heart-healthy, protein packed breakfast (or snack) with 1.6 net carbs together.

Easy Egg Keto Breakfast Muffins Recipe

These low carb muffins make the perfect keto breakfast on the go. Make them ahead for busy mornings or put them together in 10 minutes for a low carb, ketogenic breakfast that will keep you full until lunchtime.

Chaffles (Keto Waffles)

Find out how to make the best basic keto chaffles recipe, sweet chaffles with Cinnamon, and savory chaffles with garlic and parmesan.

These Keto Chaffle recipes are simple, easy to customize sweet and savory low carb bread alternatives that you can make in minutes with 2 ingredients.

Here are 26 easy keto recipes to add to your weekly meal prep or plan. Of course, I’ve included a few breakfast casseroles, because they’re the perfect make-ahead recipes and Y’all, I’m from Mississippi-we live on casseroles here:)

You can prep most of these on Sunday and then there will be next to nothing to do but eat when you wake up. Which is the idea, right?

Blueberry Muffins

Keto Blueberry Muffins Recipe

This easy keto blueberry muffins recipe with almond flour is healthy and makes a fabulous low carb breakfast on the go or snack with 3.1 net carbs.

Keto Muffin Recipes

I can’t promise these easy, keto muffin recipes will make you a morning person, but I can tell you with 100% certainty that these are the best tasting, keto-friendly muffins that you will put on repeat once you get the whole low carb baking thing down pat.

25 Almond Flour Recipes

If you’ve ever seen a decadent cake or keto pancake recipe and wondered how is that even possible?

I’m about to let you in on a not so secret weapon on the keto diet: almond flour. And the keto almond flour recipes for the foods you thought were forbidden.

From breakfast muffins and cinnamon rolls to brownies, keto bread and snack crackers these 25 almond flour recipes are absolute game changers for anyone on the keto diet!

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Keto Recipes – Fat Bombs

Fat bombs will be your not so secret weapon on the ketogenic diet!

On a typical diet eating something called a fat bomb seems wrong. But when you’re on the keto diet, fat bombs are your best friend! High in healthy fats, these convenient, delicious treats make excellent breakfasts, snacks, desserts or meal replacements.

There are over 178,000 varieties of keto fat bombs.

Just kidding. But there is an enormous selection of flavors ranging from sweet, fruity lemon fat bombs to chocolate peanut butter to savory avocado and bacon. And yes, in case you’re wondering, all of these fat bomb recipes are covered in this collection of recipes!

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fat Bombs

Keto Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fat Bombs! The best keto fat bombs on the ketogenic diet! Try this healthy, low carb snack recipe with cream cheese, peanut butter, sugar-free chocolate chips & butter for a keto dessert or snack that is out of this world delicious! Eggless, edible cookie dough! Seriously, the best easy no-bake keto fat bomb recipe EVER! #keto #ketorecipes

Make this fabulously low carb, Keto Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fat Bombs recipe fast!  Cream cheese, peanut butter, butter, and sugar-free chocolate chips create the ultimate keto sweet treat! This easy recipe for edible, homemade cookie dough is super low carb, sugar-free, and simple! 

Easy Keto Recipes – Snacks

If you’re on the ketogenic diet, the last thing you want to do is throw your body out of ketosis! These keto snacks will help you stick to your plan!

Snack much?

I prefer to call it grazing. Either way – you need to stock up on low carb snacks if frequent trips to the kitchen are part of your routine! Here’s a collection of the best keto snacks including no prep grab & go snacks, snacks you can buy on Amazon right now, and easy keto snack recipes! Don’t let one moment of weakness derail your diet and throw your body out of ketosis! You worked too hard to allow that to happen!

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Appetizers

Keto Cream Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Need a keto appetizer recipe? You can’t go wrong with these bacon wrapped keto stuffed mushrooms! Easy low carb, high protein mushrooms filled with cream cheese, cheddar, and Parmesan & wrapped in bacon make fabulous finger foods for a crowd! Try this delicious keto stuffed mushroom appetizer at your next party! Nobody will guess it’s healthy keto diet food!
Homemade Bacon Wrapped Mushrooms Stuffed with Cream Cheese

You need these stuffed mushrooms in your life & at your next party! Each bacon-wrapped mushroom is perfectly portioned to pack a ton of flavor without the carbs! (Bake or Grill) 

Keto Jalapeno Poppers

Keto Jalapeño Poppers with cream cheese, cheddar and bacon. Grill it – bake it – or air fry it – JUST MAKE IT!:) Whatever route you take, you’ll end up with a perfectly portioned, bacon-wrapped low carb appetizer with 1.5 net carbs.

Keto Sausage Balls with Cream Cheese & Almond Flour

Keto Sausage Balls with Cream Cheese – The must-have low carb, keto sausage ball appetizer, breakfast or snack recipe that takes sausage, almond flour, cream cheese & egg to another level with 1.4 net carbs!

Deviled Eggs with Bacon

Deviled Eggs are a mandatory Southern staple, and these are divine with mayo, bacon, and a little hot sauce. 

Deviled Eggs with Avocado

The Best Keto Deviled Eggs with Avocado: Low Carb Guacamole Stuffed Eggs with Bacon! The perfect Easter Appetizer! This easy clean eating low carb appetizer recipe also makes a great keto snack! No mayo required in this keto deviled egg recipe that you can make spicy by adding Jalapeños! Perfect keto party appetizer that’s super easy & filling!

This recipe combines two major low carb players (eggs + avocado) to create one superstar of a keto appetizer or snack recipe that’s easy, delicious & has only 1.6 net carbs. Get the details here.

Here’s a collection of 40 keto appetizers that are fabulous for any occasion, but this post leans in the direction of game day!

If you’re looking for wings, dips, cheese sticks, bacon-wrapped appetizers, sliders, keto-friendly crackers; pretty much anything you can imagine eating at a Super bowl Party-this is your one-stop shop!

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Make this 4-cheese low carb dip in your slow cooker or the oven. Either way, it is guaranteed to be a game day or party hit with 2.6 net carbs per serving. 

Easy Keto Recipes – Smoothies

keto smoothies

This lineup includes the best keto and low carb smoothies like strawberry, mint, green, coffee, cherry, raspberry, pumpkin, berry, cheesecake, blueberry, key lime, and chocolate! Protein filled smoothies make excellent breakfasts, meal replacements, snacks, and desserts!

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Easy Keto Recipes – Meal Prep

50 keto recipes to meal prep for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks! From crockpot meals to make-ahead breakfasts and on the go lunch ideas, these low carb keto recipes for meal prep will make you look forward to meal prep Sunday!

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Meal Prep Tips & Recipes

These 21 keto diet recipes are fabulous! Perfect for meal prep & planning these ketogenic recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner make losing weight taste delicious! Awesome tips for beginners! If you’re looking for low carb recipes to meal prep for the week like keto crockpot meals, breakfasts, ketogenic snacks like fat bombs and easy dinners you don’t want to miss this! #keto #ketodiet #ketorecipes #ketogenic #ketogenicdiet #lowcarb #LCHF #weightlossrecipes

Seriously, I know you’ve heard meal prep is a game changer and you may think you’ve heard it all, but you haven’t! Read this!

At the very least you’ll get 21 amazing easy keto recipes at the end of the article. Best case scenario?

You finally figure out how to do this keto thing on a budget & stop stressing out over meal planning.

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Chicken Recipes For Meal Prep & Dinner

Crack Chicken

You can slow cook this cream cheese, cheddar and bacon ranch shredded crack chicken in the crockpot, or bake it in the oven – either way – this recipe makes a fabulous dinner with 3.6 net carbs per serving.

White Shredded Chicken Chili

Keto Crockpot White Shredded Chicken Chili is keto comfort food at it’s finest! Healthy chicken, creamy cheese, and a hint of spice combine to create a low carb slow-cooking chili that is sure to become a favorite.

26 easy keto recipes with chicken! (One of the most budget-friendly ingredients you can use on the keto diet!) Most of these recipes are quick & easy 30 minute meals, and there’s a few crockpot recipes that make the best leftover lunches!

Crockpot Recipes

Mississippi Pot Roast

When you need an easy keto crockpot recipe, it doesn’t get any more delicious or effortless than the original Mississippi Pot Roast! This low carb lazy Sunday recipe only calls for 5 ingredients and is always a hit!

Keto Carnitas (Crockpot or Oven Mexican Pulled Pork)

You’ve got to try these slow cooking Keto Carnitas – the perfect keto crockpot recipe with an authentic style blend of spices that creates the ultimate low carb Mexican Pulled Pork with a broiled crispy edge that’s melt in your mouth amazing!

40 keto crockpot recipes

If I could get away with using my crockpot & Instant Pot every day I probably would. Both make my life so much easier! These keto crockpot recipes will do the same for yours! No matter what the weather may be these easy crockpot meals have dinner covered!

Instant Pot Recipes

40 Keto Instant Pot Recipes Searching for low carb keto diet recipes for your Instant Pot? Make these low carb keto recipes quick and fast for dinner tonight! Whether you’re looking for chicken, beef, pork, or vegetarian keto recipes for your instant pot you’ll find a delicious, simple ketogenic diet meal for weight loss here! #keto #ketorecipes #lowcarb #LCHF

In case you didn’t know an Instant Pot is like a crock pot (or slow cooker) on steroids. 

For example, my Instant Pot DUO cooks a chicken thigh recipe that takes 6-8 hours in the slow cooker in 30 minutes. Boom. Instant Pot Gratification. Here are 40 examples/recipes of the Instant Pot at it’s finest!

Air Fryer Recipes

Keto Air Fryer Recipes

These healthy, keto air fryer recipes may be the best thing that has happened to comfort food since low carb bread. Move over Instant Pot – the easiest way to make all of your favorite keto meals faster is in the air fryer!

Soup

Slow Cooker Loaded Keto Cauliflower Soup

This Fully Loaded Keto Cauliflower Soup is proof you don’t have to choose between comfort food and your low carb diet. Roasted cauliflower, cream cheese, cheddar, bacon, cream, and butter bring all the flavor of loaded potato soup without the carbs.

Keto Cheeseburger Soup Recipe

Keto Cheeseburger Soup with bacon is the ultimate keto comfort food combining ground beef, cream cheese & cheddar into a creamy low carb soup that makes an easy dinner you can slow cook to perfection, make in minutes using your Instant Pot it or go old-school & prep on the stove!

Crockpot Chicken Taco Soup

Crockpot Chicken Taco Soup

This easy keto dinner recipe covers all the bases: family and freezer-friendly, low carb (6 net carbs per serving) it’s easy to throw and go – or set it and forget it in the crockpot, and it tastes fantastic. 

keto soup

You’re going to love these keto soup recipes! Most are either easy crockpot set it and forget it kind of dinners or twenty-minute numbers nobody will believe are “diet.” Please enjoy!

Casseroles

Game-Changing Keto Shrimp & Grits

Looking for keto casserole recipes? These low carb keto diet recipes for weight loss are perfect for meal prep and make great easy dinner, lunch, and breakfast! Whether you’re searching for keto casseroles with chicken, beef, or vegetarian options this collection has an easy keto recipe you’ll love! #keto #ketorecipes #diet #lowcarb #casserole #lowcarbcasserole #comfortfood #healthyrecipes

Shrimp and grits is the ultimate Southern comfort food. And my low carb version has all of the rich, cheesy, buttery flavor and texture you’d expect from the traditional recipe with A LOT less carbs – thanks to a one of a kind cauliflower rice that makes this the ultimate keto comfort food with 5.6 net carbs!

Keto Jalapeno Popper Chicken Casserole

This Keto Chicken Jalapeno Popper Casserole makes a fabulously delicious dinner. Shredded chicken breasts covered in a fabulous combination of cream cheese, heavy cream & garlic with layered Jalapeno peppers topped with cheddar cheese & bacon. Keto comfort food with 4.3 net carbs!

Loaded Cauliflower Casserole

This loaded cauliflower casserole is the ultimate healthy comfort food swap for mashed potatoes. Loads of cream cheese, cheddar, butter, and bacon combined with cauliflower create an unbelievably delicious side dish that is ready to serve in 45 minutes.

When you’re short on time and high on hunger these keto casserole recipes are going to save your life.

Ok, maybe that’s too much. But these easy recipes may save your diet, and they’ll definitely save your sanity.

If you thought you’d have to go without fabulous and simple time saving casseroles on the keto diet these 35 keto casserole recipes are here to prove you wrong!

Last Minute Dinners

Looking for quick and easy keto dinner recipes? Check out this collection of ketogenic dinners you can make in 30 minutes or less! Whether you’re looking for low carb chicken, fish, or shrimp or keto friendly beef, pork, steak, or hamburger you’ll find a quick and easy keto meal on this list! #keto #ketorecipes #ketodinner #lowcarb #lowcarbrecipes

Dinner in 30 minutes or less? YES!

Delicious, Insta-worthy easy keto dinner recipes that take 30 minutes or less from start to finish.

Sides

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

It takes less than 40 minutes to pan roast these Brussels Sprouts to perfection in bacon, butter, and olive oil – with 2.9 net carbs per serving.

Creamed Spinach

keto creamed spinach

The best low carb creamed spinach recipe! Find out how to make this epic keto side dish with fresh or frozen spinach, cream cheese, butter, and garlic – topped with a layer of Parmesan cheese & pork rinds!

Green Beans with Bacon

Keto Green Beans with Bacon

Make fresh green beans stand out for the holidays or any day with this green beans with bacon side dish that you can make on the stove or slow cooker. 

Keto Coleslaw – 2 Ways

Sweet & Spicy Keto Coleslaw: 2 Ways To Make The Perfect Low Carb Slaw | The must have low carb, keto side dish for summer is this keto coleslaw recipe! With two easy recipes, one with mayo & one without, you can’t go wrong with this sweet & simple keto coleslaw with no sugar added! Sour cream, ranch seasonings, jalapenos & cilantro bring a flavorful kick to this healthy coleslaw recipe! #keto #ketorecipes #lowcarb #coleslaw #sidedish

Two simple keto coleslaw recipes perfect for summer cookouts and BBQ’s! Whip up a batch of this keto side dish with mayonnaise or without to make any dinner complete!

The best keto side dish recipes to accompany any main course! From cauliflower mac & cheese, broccoli gratin and zucchini fries to green bean casserole, Balsamic Brussels Sprouts, lemon garlic spaghetti squash, and easy bacon wrapped asparagus these keto side dish recipes will take your dinner to a new level.

Desserts

Easy Shortbread Cookies

Keto Shortbread Cookies Recipe

This (keto) shortbread cookies recipe is easy, low carb, gluten-free, and it tastes like legit old school classic buttery shortbread.

Keto Cookie Dough Fat Bombs

Keto Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fat Bombs

The hardest part of this Cookie Dough Fat Bomb recipe is waiting for them to “set” in the freezer!

Keto Chocolate Peanut Butter Fat Bombs (Dairy-Free)

Keto Chocolate Peanut Butter Fat Bombs

If you love chocolate and peanut butter candy, but you’re following a low carb ketogenic diet, then this easy fat bomb recipe is what you need to kick your cravings to the curb! No baking required for this keto dessert with 1.6 net carbs each.

3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies (Low Carb, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free)

3-Ingredient Keto Peanut Butter Cookies. If you’re looking for an easy keto dessert recipe these homemade low carb peanut butter cookies are divine. With 3 ingredients this easy sugar-free cookie recipe makes gluten-free baking on the ketogenic diet simple and delicious! Make these keto peanut butter cookies in advance and freeze for the holidays or put this recipe together from start to finish in 30 minutes! Yum! #keto #ketorecipes #lowcarb #cookies #peanutbutter #glutenfree

Make these keto peanut butter cookies with three simple ingredients in 20 minutes. These healthy, low carb homemade cookies are sugar-free, gluten-free, easy, and delicious.

Keto Peanut Butter Chocolate No Bake Cookies

Keto Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies! The best low carb, no bake keto cookies on the ketogenic diet! Try this simple & quick 5 minute keto cookie recipe with peanut butter, coconut, & cocoa powder for a low carb, sugar-free dessert that is out of this world delicious! Seriously, the best low carb no-bake keto cookie recipe EVER! #keto #ketorecipes #ketodessert #nobake #lowcarbdessert

Keto Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies! Make this easy keto dessert recipe fast with chocolate, peanut butter, and coconut. The ultimate no-bake keto sweet treat that’s low carb, sugar-free and simple!

Keto Chocolate Chip Cookies

The ultimate healthy homemade chocolate chip cookie recipe! Almond flour, butter (or coconut oil), sugar-free chocolate chips, and vanilla create a crispy on the outside chewy on the inside close to perfect gluten-free, grain-free low carb cookie with 3.3 net carbs each.

These keto recipes for dessert are the BEST! If you love chocolate and easy low carb recipes, then you’re going to love these ketogenic diet dessert recipes! Whether you’re looking for fat bombs, cheesecake, mug cakes, chocolate mousse, keto brownies, or peanut butter chocolate dessert combos you’re covered! Did I mention the no-bake keto cheesecake & keto fudge with 4 net carbs? Wow! #ketorecipes #keto #lowcarb #lchf

I’m not 100% positive but I think I may have selected the keto diet to lose weight because I could eat fabulous desserts without guilt. If you love dessert half as much as I do then prepare to be amazed by these 22 brilliant chocolate keto dessert recipes that taste anything but diet!

16 flavors of keto cheesecakes that are nothing short of amazing!

no bake desserts

25 No Bake Keto Dessert Recipes – Because we love eating fabulous cheesecakes, fat bombs, mug cakes, and mousse with chocolate, peanut butter & cream cheese – and not feeling guilty about it:)

Easy Chocolate Keto Mug Cake Recipe

This chocolate mug cake is the ultimate easy keto dessert for one you can make in less than 4 minutes in the microwave.

That’s right, we’re talking a no-bake low carb chocolate lava cake that’s rich and decadent and requires no special ingredients and very little effort. 

2-Ingredient Keto Whipped Cream

Make the best homemade keto whipped cream in less than 10 minutes with 2 ingredients. This low carb whipped cream recipe makes a fabulous topping for desserts and drinks, but it is equally amazing as a stand-alone sugar-free dessert with next to no carbs.

I sincerely hope having free access to these keto recipes helps you. (Still, I know ads are distracting!) If you need help figuring out a recipe, or need more information about calculating macros or reading labels – please email me! I get a ton of emails, but I do my best to respond to every single one!

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Easy Keto Recipes | The best easy keto recipes for weight loss on the ketogenic diet! From quick keto dinner meals, to on the go keto lunches, keto breakfast recipes, keto snacks and easy keto dessert recipes this keto diet recipe guide is filled with the best keto recipes for weight loss & meal prep on a budget! Perfect for beginners! Pin it for later! #keto #ketorecipes #lowcarb #lowcarbrecipes

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