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Keto Dinners: 17 Low Carb Meals for Your New Keto Lifestyle

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Starting anything new can be a little intimidating and seemingly overwhelming at first. The ketogenic diet is no exception.

When you hear the word diet, I’m sure your mind automatically goes to the foods that you can’t have. Well, like most diets, this diet is going to have some restrictions on the foods you can and cannot eat.

However, the beauty of this diet is that you aren’t going to be sacrificing any big flavors. You still might be able to have your favorite meals.

If you take the time to look and analyze some of the recipes that this diet allows you to have, you’ll see that you really aren’t going to be sacrificing much at all.

Coming up is going to be 17 recipes that you can have on your ketogenic diet. They may look too good to be true, but they are going to help you lose weight.

Don’t focus on all the old “facts” you’ve been told about food before, just trust the process that is laid out in front of you with the ketogenic diet.

If you’re still a bit skeptical, look at Keto Dash and educate yourself a little more so that you can understand what you’re about to put your body through.

17 Keto Dinners You Won’t Be Scared Of

As I said before, any diet can be a little intimidating.

With some keto recipes, you’re going to look at it and be a little confused as to how it’s going to help you lose weight.

Don’t be scared. These recipes are guaranteed to help you lose weight if you follow everything you’re supposed to with the keto diet.

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breast

Find this recipe at Diet Doctor.

Wrapping anything in bacon sounds like a good idea to me. When you wrap a juicy chicken breast in bacon, you’re going to have something that’s even better than you expected.

This meal is something that you need right now, especially if you love bacon. It’s going to give your taste buds a ride that you don’t want them to get off of.

Fats: 56g
Proteins: 37g
Net Carbs: 5g

Chicken Enchiladas

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Image credit to Tasteaholics.

This little twist on a traditional Shepherd’s Pie can quickly turn into one of your personal favorites.

You’ll be surprised by how well cauliflower acts like potatoes when you actually finish this recipe.

I can promise you that most of you will not be able to tell the difference between the cauliflower and regular potatoes if you cook them correctly.

That just makes for this recipe to be even more enticing.

Calories: 494
Fats: 42.2g
Proteins: 21.3g
Net Carbs: 4.4g

View this recipe on Tasteaholics: Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

Image credit to Wholesome Yum.

Casseroles are always a good option since they are made for multiple people. Whether you’re feeding your family or cooking for yourself, you’re more than likely going to have leftovers, which is never a bad thing.

This chicken bacon ranch casserole is something that everyone is going to love.

Chicken and bacon work together like Batman and Robin. Adding that bit of ranch flavor is something that compliments the two so well too.

Plus, it helps with all of you ranch lovers that have to have it with almost every meal.

Calories: 425
Fats: 34.2g
Proteins: 23.4g
Net Carbs: 4.0g

View this recipe on Keto Dash: Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

Keto White Pizza with Mushrooms and Pesto

Find this recipe at Diet Doctor.

If you aren’t a fan of traditional marinara sauce on pizza, this is a recipe that you need to try.

Some white pizzas are just as good as regular pizza and this white pizza is no exception. It’ll be just as good as it looks.

Adding the mushrooms on top is just going to make this a pizza that you’re going to want to make all the time.

Fats: 110g
Proteins: 27g
Net Carbs: 7g

Avoacdo Taco Boats

Avocado Taco Boats

Image credit to Peace, Love, and Low Carb.

Having regular tacos is a big no-no for anybody on a ketogenic diet.

Because of this, you have to find a way to get some kind of taco, especially for the Taco Tuesday lovers out there.

This is where avocado taco boats come to the rescue.

You’ll be having everything a traditional taco had, but in an avocado shell instead of a tortilla.

If you’re feeling bold enough, you can eat the avocado shell, which will only give you even more nutrients that your body needs.

Calories: 460
Fats: 35.0g
Proteins: 32.0g
Net Carbs: 5.0g
View this recipe on Keto Dash: Avocado Taco Boats

Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops

Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops

Image credit to Caveman Keto.

I’m a huge pork chop lover, so any chance I get to have a nice juicy one, I’m going to take it.

A great thing about this recipe is that you’ll be having a crispy “breading” on the pork chop.

The breading is mostly cheese so you’ll be having no worries again when it comes to the carbs. You get the same breading texture with a hint of cheese.

Calories: 354
Fats: 34.0g
Proteins: 33.0g
Net Carbs: 3.0g

View this recipe on Keto Dash: Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops

Sesame Chicken

Keto dinners

Image credit to Tasteholics.

Whenever I get Chinese food, one of the first things I always look at is the sesame chicken.

So, if you’re a lover of Chinese food then you’re guaranteed to love what this recipe has to offer.

Although you won’t be able to have any rice with this meal, you can make a bed of cauliflower rice as a good substitute so everything you eat can stay keto friendly.

That’s the name of the game. Do everything you can s=to stay on top of your new ketogenic ways.

Calories: 520
Fats: 36g
Proteins: 45g
Net Carbs: 4g

View this recipe on Keto Dash: Sesame Chicken.

Oven Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu

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Image credit goes to Warfield Family.

This just sounds fancier than the rest of the recipes. It’s probably going to look fancier than the other recipes too just because of what goes into it.

You have ham inside a piece of chicken. If you’ve never had anything like this before then you need to try it. The two proteins work really well together, especially when some cheese is added.

When done right, the recipe is going to look beautiful, if it’s done with a little bit of slack you could go from a gourmet type dish to a fast food looking dish in a hurry. However, the flavors will still be the same.

Calories: 419
Fats: 38.8g
Proteins: 37.3g
Net Carbs: 1.8g

View this recipe on Keto Dash: Oven Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu.

Chicken Avocado Casserole

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Image credit goes to Caveman Keto.

This simpler casserole doesn’t taste like it’s simple at all.

Nearly anything with avocado is delicious and this is no exception.

Most people tend to love chicken and when you combine that with the great taste of the avocado superfood, not many things can go wrong.

Calories: 549
Fats: 40g
Proteins: 39g
Net Carbs: 6g

View this recipe on Keto Dash: Chicken Avocado Casserole.

Stuffed Pork Chops

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Image credit to Caveman Keto.

What’s better than a regular pork chop? A stuffed pork chop!

The key to this recipe is to make sure the pork chop is cooked all the way through. You don’t want to cut yourself short by not having a fully cooked pork chop.

When you stuff any kind of protein, you’re going to need to cook it longer.

However, when you properly cook the pork chops, you’re going to have some happy taste buds.

Calories: 778
Fats: 38g
Proteins: 102g
Net Carbs: 1g

View this recipe on Keto Dash: Stuffed Pork Chops.

Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya

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Image credit goes to Tastaholics

Jambalaya is a delicious meal where a ton of flavors come together in a blend of juices that is hard to resist.

It’s something that you’re going to love no matter what.

Chicken and sausage go well together and when you add in the rest of the ingredients, you’re going to be pleasantly surprised when that first bite hits your mouth.

Calories: 215
Fats: 21g
Proteins: 5g
Net Carbs: 1.5g

Find this recipe on Tasteaholics: Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya

Keto Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole

Find this recipe at Ditch the Carbs.

Everything you love about a bacon cheeseburger without the bun. You get the bacon and pickles combined with the cheese. It’s going to be delicious.

It may not be a typical burger but this is going to taste exactly like a bacon cheeseburger that you’ve been having your entire life.

Calories: 613
Fats: 51g
Proteins: 33g
Net Carbs: 2g

Cheeseburger Calzone

Keto dinners

Image credit goes to Butter Is Not a Carb.

Yes, this is a calzone. You may be asking, “Calzones can’t be keto friendly, right?” To answer this question honestly, you would be correct, regular calzones are not keto friendly.

However, you’ll be making a calzone that is 100% keto friendly.

When you make the calzone, you’ll be stuffing it with ingredients that will probably start to make your mouth water.

Calories: 580
Fats: 47g
Proteins: 34g
Net Carbs: 3g

View this recipe on Keto Dash: Cheeseburger Calzone.

Garlic Parmesan Fried Eggplant

Find this recipe at All Day I Dream About Food.

Usually, when you hear that a food is fried, you don’t associate it with something that’s healthy for you. Even if it’s a fried vegetable.

When you have this fried eggplant recipe, you’ll find that it’s going to help you lose the weight you want to lose. Not only that, it’s going to be something that is overly tasty, even if you aren’t a huge fan of eggplant.

Calories: 271
Fats: 22g
Proteins: 12g
Net Carbs: 6g

Stuffed and Wrapped Shrimp

Keto dinners

Image credit goes to Caveman Keto.

Stuff AND wrapped shrimp. That definitely sounds almost too good to be true.

You get to have a bit of spiciness with the jalapenos but you also get the delicious saltiness of the bacon.

Anything with bacon is great. I have yet to have a meal that had bacon that I didn’t like.

You’re going to have a lot of flavors going on at once so you should do what you can so savor every single bite. Enjoy the experience of what you just created in your kitchen.

Calories: 252
Fats: 15g
Proteins: 28g
Net Carbs: 2g

View this recipe on Keto Dash: Stuffed and Wrapped Shrimp.

Meditteranean Zucchini Noodle Pasta

Find this recipe at Peace Love and Low Carb.

Pasta doesn’t always have to be filled with carbs. You can make noodles out of vegetables. This recipe calls for zucchini noodles.

The ingradients that you mix with the noodles is going to give this recipe the perfect Mediterranean flare that it needs to take it to the next level.

It’s not your typical noodle dish but it’ll be something that could easily become a staple in your household.

Calories: 231
Fats: 20g
Proteins: 6.5g
Net Carbs: 6.5g

Stuffed Eggplant

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Image credit to The Iron You.

This is a recipe that’s going to be delicious but be careful of the carbs.

Yes, it’s still a low carb meal, but depending on what you’ve eaten throughout the day, it may not be the best choice because you want to stick with your macros as closely as you can.

Carbs is the macro that you definitely don’t want to go over at any point.

Calories: 116
Fats: 12g
Proteins: 3g
Net Carbs: 11g

Find this recipe at The Iron You:Stuffed Eggplant

Enjoy the Options You Have

Being on a ketogenic diet doesn’t have to limit all of your food options. You are only limited to foods that are going to negatively affect your health, namely sugars and carbs.

As you can see, there are plenty of chances for you to make a dish that is filled with all kinds of flavors. You won’t be missing out on much.

I understand that some recipes sound too good to be true, but if you trust the process of the keto diet, you’re going to lose the weight you want.

I also understand that a lot of these recipes may not tell you to prepare a side dish or some veggies. So, if you’re looking to add a little more vegetables on top of these amazing dinners you can look at these low carb vegetables that are more than keto friendly.

If you happen to still be a little skeptical of the diet in general, take a look at Keto Dash. Here, you will have plenty of support and options for even more food. You’ll also see that you don’t have to worry about anything if you trust the process.

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