11 Keto Recipes to Bring to Summer Potlucks
There are tons of high-fat Keto recipes that hit the spot in the winter, but once summer rolls around, chances are you crave something lighter. It's a misconception that you can't eat any vegetables on a Keto diet. Dessert doesn't have to be off-limits either. Gather your friends and loved ones for a dinner party this summer and indulge in these 11 recipes. Even those who aren't sticking to a low-carb diet will walk away smiling and satisfied.
Keto Roasted Eggplant Dip
Serve this smooth roasted eggplant dip with bell pepper spears for dipping, or rolled up with deli meat to make a Keto app. (via Brit + Co)
Smoked Salmon Pinwheels
When it's super-hot out, sometimes you just don't want to deal with the oven or even the grill. Everyone will be excited to see these salmon pinwheels show up at the potluck. Serve them on a tray of ice to keep things nice and cold. (via Skinnytaste)
Keto Pan-Fried Asparagus
When you're eating a Keto diet, foods tend to be on the heavier side. Adding some fresh vegetables, like this zesty pan-fried asparagus, can help balance out the rest of your meal. (via Kalyn's Kitchen)
Keto Pad Thai
Cold, slippery noodles are always a summertime favorite, and luckily there are low-carb pasta options out there. If you're bored with zucchini noodles, you can try out shirataki, made from the konjac yam, in this low-carb pad thai recipe. (via Hello Glow)
Keto California Spicy Crab Stuffed Avocado
Your favorite sushi roll gets a makeover with this Keto recipe. Creamy, cool avocados are stuffed with spicy crab salad for a meal perfect for a backyard picnic. (via Skinnytaste)
Keto Southwest Chicken Salad
Homemade chipotle ranch dressing gives this salad a surprisingly smokey, spicy flavor. We all know that salads can get a little boring in the summer, so having flavor-packed recipes like this one up your sleeve is essential. (via Kalyn's Kitchen)
Keto Italian Chicken Foil Packets
Cooking in foil packets makes it effortless to churn out tasty, mess-free meals on the grill or in the campfire. The steam built up in the packet keeps this meal of chicken and veggies moist. (via Hello Glow)
Keto Chicken Cauliflower Mac and Cheese
Anytime you share a meal with someone, you've got to serve some form of mac and cheese! Make it Keto by replacing the pasta with cauliflower, and add chicken if you want it to achieve entrée status. (via A Zesty Bite)
Keto Chocolate Chip Cookies With Pecans
These cookies withstand the summer heat and travel well, too. (via A Zesty Bite)
Keto Frozen Strawberry Cheesecake Fat Bombs
Frozen strawberry cheesecake fat bombs (Keto-friendly snacks that are high in fat) are like Keto ice cream, and just what you want to treat your friends to on a hot summer day. (via Savory Tooth)
When the sun's out and the weather's turned warm, it's time for all the light and airy recipes you can eat. These keto recipes are great for any summer afternoon, including veggies, mac n cheese and dessert!
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