Let’s be honest here. Staying on a ketogenic diet is never easy on Thanksgiving, or Christmas, or any special occasion.
Can we just let ourselves go and come back to keto after the holiday season? Well, probably. But having to deal with the terrible keto flu all over again? No thanks.
That’s why we’ll need some creativity this year to keep the fun while still staying on keto.
Here are 24 amazing keto-friendly Thanksgiving recipes that are delicious and won’t break your carbs intake.
What You’ll Find In This Post
5 Keto-friendly Appetizers For Thanksgiving
(No Cooking Needed) Shrimp Salad With Avocado
Avocado is the best friend for anyone that’s on a keto diet. But it can be more versatile than just being part of the salad.
This bay shrimp stuffed avocado recipe from Ketogasm is our new favorite. The shrimps come in ready to serve, so there’s really no cooking needed.
This recipe is definitely a delicious and healthy appetizer and a time-saver.
Creamy Avocado Cucumber Roll
If you are an avocado fanatic just like us, you are going to love this easy-t0-make recipe from Pure Elle.
This avocado recipe is perfectly low-carb and can be served as an appetizer or a side dish. It takes only 10 minutes to get these cuties on plate, making it a perfect fit for a tight Thanksgiving schedule.
Bacon Wrapped Brussel Sprout
Thanksgiving is the time to stock up pumpkins, apples and…bacon. And you are going to love it. (Who doesn’t?)
This 2-ingredient appetizer from Fit Foodie Finds combines the greasy bacon and fresh brussels sprouts, reaching a perfect balance in flavor.
Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms
Stuffing vegetables are so versatile. That’s what we love about this low-carb appetizer from Peace, Love and Low-carb.
Add or replace the ingredients to your liking and it can easily become a crowd pleaser for your Thanksgiving party.
Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus
Asparagus is one of the best vegetables on a keto diet. It contains only 2.5 grams of carbs per cup and comes with rich Vitamin B6 and potassium, which are both what we need in ketosis.
4 Keto-approved Main Course For Thanksgiving
Low-Carb Turkey Casserole
If you are having a Thanksgiving dinner for two, roasting a whole turkey can be a little too much.
Consider switching it with this delicious and cheesy turkey casserole from Kalyn’s Kitchen. Less work, less time but the same or even better flavor.
Simple Herb and Garlic Roasted Turkey Breast
There’s nothing more Thanksgiving appropriate than tender and moist roast turkey.
With this turkey breast recipe from Flavor The Moments, you’ll be getting your hands on the mouth-watering dish in about an hour.
Creamy Keto Turkey
Roasted Turkey Breast with Garlic, Butter and Herbs
5 Low-carb Stuffing Recipes
Sausage, Celery and Mushroom Stuffing
Low-carb Cauliflower Stuffing
Keto Bread Stuffing Recipe
2g Carbs Keto Bread Stuffing
Gourmet Keto Thanksgiving Stuffing
6 Low-carb Side Recipes For Thanksgiving Dinner
Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash
The perfect side dish should be able to compliment the main course without stealing its glow.
This simple 2-ingredient side from Skinny Taste is loaded with seasonal flavor and would go perfectly with turkey on your Thanksgiving dinner.
Cheesy Cauliflower Puree
Gluten-free Butter Chicken
Keto Pumpkin Pie Twist
6 Keto Thanksgiving Desserts
Crustless Low-carb Pumpkin Pie
4-Ingredient Sugar-free, Low Carb Cranberry Sauce
Easy Pumpkin Fudge
Keto “Cornbread“ Muffins
Gluten-free Pumpkin Cookies Ice-cream
Pumpkin Cheesecake Cupcake