5 Simple & Delicious Keto-Friendly Low Carb Recipes

Are you following a keto or low-carb diet and looking for some easy, mouthwatering recipes that won’t derail your progress? Look no further! In this blog post, we are sharing five simple yet incredibly perfect delicious recipes for those following a keto or low-carb lifestyle. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, these recipes satisfy your cravings while keeping you on track with your dietary goals.

Avocado and Bacon Egg Cups:

Bacon Avocado Egg Cups - Kirbie's Cravings

2 avocados
4 eggs
4 slices of bacon
Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat your oven to 375degF (190degC).
Cut the avocados in half and remove the pits.
Scoop out some of the flesh from each avocado half to create a well for the egg.
Place the avocado halves in a baking dish.
Crack an egg into each avocado half.
Season with salt and pepper.
Wrap a slice of bacon around each avocado half, securing it in place.
Bake in the preheated oven for about 15-20 minutes or until the eggs are cooked.  
Serve warm, and enjoy a delicious and filling breakfast!

Cauliflower Fried Rice:

Cauliflower Fried Rice - Once Upon a Chef

1 head of cauliflower
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 small onion, diced
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 cup of mixed vegetables (carrots, peas, bell peppers)
2 tablespoons of soy sauce or tamari
2 eggs, beaten (optional)
Salt and pepper to taste
Green onions, for garnish
Cut the cauliflower into florets and pulse in a food processor until it resembles rice grains.
Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
Add the onion and garlic to the skillet and saute until fragrant.
Add the cauliflower rice and mixed vegetables to the skillet and cook until the cauliflower is tender about 5-7 minutes.
Push the cauliflower mixture to one side of the skillet and pour the beaten eggs into the other side. Scramble the eggs until cooked, then mix them into the cauliflower mixture.
Stir in soy sauce or tamari and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Garnish with green onions and serve hot as a delicious low-carb alternative to fried rice!

Spinach and Feta Stuffed Chicken Breast:

Spinach & Feta Stuffed Chicken Breasts

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 cup of fresh spinach, chopped
1/2 cup of crumbled feta cheese
2 tablespoons of olive oil
2 cloves of garlic, minced
Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat your oven to 400degF (200degC).
Butterfly each chicken breast by slicing horizontally through the center, but not all the way through.
In a bowl, combine the chopped spinach, feta cheese, minced garlic, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
Open each chicken breast and spread the spinach and feta mixture evenly on one side.
Fold the other side of the chicken breast over the filling, creating a pocket.
Secure the pocket with toothpicks if needed.
Season the stuffed chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
Heat a large oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat and near the chicken breasts for 2-3 minutes on each side.
Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes or
until the chicken is cooked through and reaches an internal temperature of 165degF (74degC).
Remove the toothpicks if used and let the chicken rest for a few minutes before serving.
Slice the stuffed chicken breasts and serve them with your choice of keto-friendly sides for a satisfying and flavorful meal!

Zucchini Noodles with Creamy Parmesan Sauce:

Zucchini Noodle Alfredo - Jamie Geller

4 medium-sized zucchini
2 tablespoons of butter
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 cup of heavy cream
1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
Fresh parsley, for garnish
Using a spiralizer or a julienne peeler, turn the zucchini into noodles.
Heat butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
Add minced garlic to the skillet and sauté until fragrant.
Add the zucchini noodles to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until they are tender but still slightly crisp.
Pour in the heavy cream and grated Parmesan cheese, stirring until the sauce is smooth and creamy.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Garnish with fresh parsley and serve immediately as a delicious and low-carb alternative to pasta!

Chocolate Avocado Mousse:

MOO-LESS CHOCOLATE MOUSSE – Balanced Bites Wholesome Foods

2 ripe avocados
1/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 cup of keto-friendly sweetener (such as erythritol or stevia)
1/4 cup of unsweetened almond milk
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
Cut the avocados in half, remove the pits, and scoop out the flesh.
Place the avocado flesh, cocoa powder, sweetener, almond milk, and vanilla extract in a blender or food processor.
Blend until smooth and creamy, scraping down the sides as needed.
Taste the mousse and adjust the sweetness if desired.
Transfer the mousse to serving dishes and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow it to set.
Serve chilled and indulge in this rich and decadent chocolate dessert!

Following a keto or low-carb diet doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice flavor and enjoyment in your meals. These five delicious and simple recipes prove that you can still indulge in mouthwatering dishes while staying on track with your dietary goals. From the creamy avocado and bacon egg cups to the flavorful spinach and feta stuffed chicken breast, these recipes are sure to satisfy your cravings and keep you satisfied. Don’t forget to try the zucchini noodles with creamy Parmesan sauce for a low-carb pasta alternative and treat yourself to the indulgent chocolate avocado mousse for a guilt-free dessert. With these recipes, you can embrace a keto-friendly lifestyle without compromising taste and enjoyment. So get cooking and enjoy the delicious flavors of these low-carb dishes!