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10 Keto Recipes to Try When You Miss Carbs

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10 Keto Recipes to Try When You Miss Carbs

Just because you can’t eat carbs it doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy really good meals.

Okay, we’re talking about the Keto diet here. You know, the latest high-fat, low-carb diet trend that supposedly turns your body into a fat-burning machine. It’s a great way to explore new flavors and enjoy eating.

Here are some recipes you’ll enjoy when you miss your pre-Keto favorites. Try them out.

 

 

Keto Bread

Just add butter and you’ll forget that this is a keto recipe. You can also use it for French toast, sandwiches and croutons.

 

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 6 large eggs, separated
  • 3 tbsp butter melted
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt

Cooking Instructions

Preheat oven to 375°F. Separate the egg whites and the yolk. Beat the egg whites. In a separate bowl, combine the yolk, ⅓ of the egg whites, melted butter, almond flour, baking powder and salt until you achieve a lumpy texture. Add the remaining egg whites but make sure not to over-mix. Pour mixture into a buttered 8×4 pan. Bake for 30 minutes.Pour mixture into a buttered 8×4 loaf pan. Bake for 30 minutes.

 

 

Cauliflower Fried Rice

Love the flavor of Chinese fried rice? Here’s a guilt-free option!

 

Ingredients

  • 1 medium head of cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 3 slices sausages
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 2 medium scallions, sliced thin
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, minced

 

Cooking Instructions

Cut up the cauliflower into florets and put into the food processor. Pulse until it has the consistency of rice. Drain the water from the cauliflower rice. Fry the sausages. Add the cauliflower rice. Add the seasonings. Allow to cook for about a minute on low fire, then add the egg.

 

 

Keto Pancakes

You can never go wrong with a nice pancake for breakfast. This keto option might be better than the traditional one!

 

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 tablespoon ground psyllium husk powder
  • 4 tablespoons butter or coconut oil

Cooking Instructions

Mix together eggs, cheese, and ground psyllium husk powder. Heat up butter or oil in a non-stick pan. Cook pancake on medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side. Served with whipped cream.

 

 

Keto  Fudge

Craving something sweet? This keto fudge is a pretty good dessert! ANd it’s pretty easy to do!

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup powdered sweetener
  • 1 cup almond butter
  • ¼ cup unsweetened baking chocolate
  • 1 cup cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cooking Instructions

Start with melting butter and baking chocolate over medium heat. Add almond butter and cream cheese and blend in with a mixer. Remove from heat and add all the other dry ingredients and mix together. Add vanilla extract. Spread mixture in a pan and chill.

 

Keto Zucchini Pasta

Ever heard of zoodles? They’re the best. All you need is a reliable spiralizer and you can make a nice pasta dish minus the carbs.

 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • ⅓ cup cream cheese
  • ⅓ cup sour cream
  • 5  zucchini

Cooking Instructions

Brown the beef over medium heat. Once cooked, add the marinara sauce. Stir in the cream cheese and sour cream until creamy.

Create zoodles with spiralizer. Cook in a skillet over high heat. Toss often. About 2-3 minutes is enough. Serve with sauce on top.

 

 

Keto Burger

Some days call for a good burger! Here’s how you can make yours low-carb but high in protein and  flavor.

 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon sliced pickled jalapenos
  • 1 tablespoon mayo
  • 1/4 onion
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1 egg
  • 2 leaves lettuce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cayenne
  • Basil

 

Cooking Instructions

Dice and chop jalapenos and onion. Add diced ingredients, sauces, spices, and egg to ground beef. Knead until you achieve a uniform consistency. Create 4 balls of meat and flatten to make 4 patties. Throw your patties in the grill and flip after around 5 minutes. Serve with your lettuce buns. Add cheese and keto-friendly ketchup to feel like the real thing.

 

 

Keto Avocado Holes

“Toad in a hole” recipes often require bread. But avocado is a great substitute for this excellent breakfast!

 

Ingredients

  • 2 medium avocados
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/8 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Cooking Instructions

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Cut avocados in half. Remove pits and scoop out a bit of meat to create space for the eggs. Sprinkle each half with spices before putting in a muffin tin with their tops face up. Add 1 egg on each half and top with cheese. Bake for about 14-16 minutes or until egg no longer jiggles.

 

 

Keto Eggplant Lasagna

This recipe is so good! You won’t even realize that you’re not eating noodles.

 

Ingredients

  • 2 eggplants
  • 2 eggs
  • 1.lb ground beef
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 tablespoon parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning

Cooking Instructions

Slice eggplant into a quarter of an inch slices, drizzle olive oil and salt and pre-cook in the oven for about 10 minutes at 375°F. Cook ground beef and add salt and pepper. In a separate bowl, combine ricotta cheese, all the seasonings, and eggs.

Now, layer the ingredients in a casserole dish. Start with the eggplant, then the marinara sauce, then the mozzarella cheese, then the ground beef, then the ricotta mixture. Repeat for two more times. Top with lots of cheese. Bake at 350°F for 40 mins.

 

 

Keto Ice Cream

Who knew ice cream is so easy to make? You can’t mess this up!

 

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup plain almond milk
  • 1/2 cup confectioners swerve sweetener
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cooking Instructions

Combine all ingredients and whisk until the sweetener is dissolved. Pour mixture in a pan and chill for about 45 minutes. Scrape the sixes and mix with a hand mixer for about 30 seconds. Repeat this process every 45 minutes until mixture freezes. Serve with fruits if desired.

 

 

Fathead Pizza

Yes, you can still enjoy pizza with fabulously delicious, flavorful, and low-carb recipe. This is crunchy, cheesy, and very filling. Even your friends who are not on a diet will enjoy this!

 

Ingredients – Base:

  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ¾ cup almond flour
  • 2 tbsp cream cheese
  • 1  egg
  • ½ tsp salt

 

Ingredients – Toppings:

  • Sausage or your favourite protein
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • ½ cup unsweetened tomato sauce
  • 1½ cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Cooking Instructions

Preheat the oven to 400°F. Heat the mozzarella and cream cheese in the microwave oven. Wait for the mixture to cool down and mix all the other ingredients for the base. Use a rolling pin to flatten the dough between two sheets of parchment paper. Remove top parchment sheet, use a toothpick to prick dough all over. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes or until golden brown.

 

Cook sausage. Take out crust and top with mozzarella cheese and cooked sausage. Bake for another 10 minutes or until cheese has melted.

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