Stay on Track With These 12 Keto-Friendly Valentine’s Day Dinner Recipes
Just as we're getting settled into healthy post-holiday mode, Valentine's Day rolls around and throws us off kilter. Unless you're living that fabulous Keto lifestyle everyone's raving about. The low-carb and high-fat diet that sounds too good to be true (what do you mean you can eat butter and cheese?) leaves the Keto crew with *loads* of mouthwatering options, like stuffed salmon and juicy steak. These 12 Keto-friendly dinners let you wine and dine while sticking to your commitments.
Blackened Salmon With Avocado Salsa: This Cajun-spiced salmon might be quick and easy, but it's oh-so-impressive with its crisp pan sear and cooling avocado topper. (via Closet Cooking)
15-Minute Garlic Shrimp Zoodles: Spiralized zucchini kicks pasta to the curb in this speedy dinner; it's tossed with garlicky and lemon-y shrimp for a bowlful of flavor that will woo. (via Salt and Lavender)
The Best Low Carb Chicken Pizza Crust: Pizza and a movie is totally an option on a Keto diet, thanks to this glorious low-carb crust made of ground chicken thighs, cheese, and seasoning. (via Hey Keto Mama)
Crispy Paleo Chicken With Creamy Mushroom Sauce: Crispy on the outside and tender within, this aromatic one-skillet chicken is bathed in a silky mushroom sauce that goes perfectly with riced cauliflower and all of your favorite veggies. (via Paleo Running Mama)
Low Carb Chicken and Cheese Quesadillas: If you're looking to keep things super casual, these low-carb quesadillas stuffed with shredded chicken, cheese, scallions, and cilantro are a MUST. (via Seasonly)
Garlic Butter Brazilian Steak: Juicy skirt steak is slathered with lip-smacking garlic butter for a 15-minute dinner that gives you elegance with ease. Just maybe put that make-out session on hold. (via Rasa Malaysia)
Pan-Seared Salmon With Sautéed Mushrooms and Spinach: This recipe brings salmon to a whole new level of awesome by pan searing it and laying it over a bed of scrumptious, balsamic-drizzled veggies. (via Tasteaholics)
Keto Butter Chicken: Served over riced cauliflower, this good stuff brings a cozy Indian classic to your plate while subbing the butter for ghee. (via Cast Iron Keto)
Cilantro Lime Chicken-Stuffed Zucchini: Bring fresh flavors to the dinner table with these stunning zucchini boats that are loaded to the brim with chicken, bell pepper, tomatoes, cheese, and fresh cilantro. (via Evolving Table)
Low-Carb Beef and Broccoli: If you were thinking about Chinese takeout, think again; this flavor-packed beef and broccoli stir-fry only takes 25 minutes to make. It'll leave your loved one swooning. (via Savory Tooth)
Low-Carb Stuffed Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza-Stuffed Peppers: When you're forced to say no to crust, stuff all of that meaty and cheesy pizza goodness into a tender bell pepper and call it dinner. (via Kalyn's Kitchen)
Asparagus and Lemon and Basil Ricotta-Stuffed Salmon Rolls With Lemon Sauce: There's no better way to get fancy on Valentine's Day than with this 30-minute dinner that rolls salmon with fluffy ricotta and lemony herbs. (via Closet Cooking)
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Born in Canada and now living in the beautiful state of North Carolina, Dana is a coffee-reliant food writer with a healthy appetite, a taste for culinary adventure, a thirst for good beers, and an endless hunger for food photography. When not writing for Brit + Co, she can be found pouring herself into her blog-turned-webzine, Killing Thyme, or taste-testing at local breweries with her husband. Dana's ideal down time includes pizza, marathoning on Netflix, or watching her fave flicks from the 80s and 90s - no matter how great or awful they are!