Just starting a keto diet? Here are 10 easy keto recipes for beginners. These simple recipes are familiar favorites you probably already know how to make!
When you first start keto, it's easy to get confused by all the information on the internet. You may end up thinking you need to buy all kinds of different foods, or that you have to get rid of everything in your kitchen. The truth is lots of everyday foods are keto friendly (see the full list of keto diet foods here).
Many of your favorite foods are keto friendly the way you've always eaten them (hello guacamole!), or with just a few simple tweaks. And it's much easier to get started with keto when you stick to the basics.
These classic recipes are all keto-friendly the way they are traditionally made—no need for fancy ingredients. You can probably make them with pantry staples you have in your kitchen today. Just make sure all of your ingredients are low carb real food (not full of processed food chemicals or sugars) and you're ready to make some of the easiest keto meals ever.
Easy and familiar keto recipes for beginners
These super easy keto recipes are perfect for quick and easy keto meals. Best of all, they are familiar favorites your family will love—as well as easy keto diet recipes for beginners.
I think this is everyone's favorite snack. It's also great on burgers or grilled chicken or lettuce tacos—the topping options are endless.
This salad is so simple and full of flavor. All the toppings make it a filling lunch or dinner anyone can make.
Cook up a whole chicken on the weekend and use it for meals during the week. There's no better dish to meal prep. And this simple recipe is perfect for beginners!
This classic dressing is super simple—just throw all the ingredients in a jar and shake it up.
Deviled eggs may be old school, but their full of protein and naturally low carb.
Frittatas are a great quick meal that you can make with whatever leftovers you have in the fridge!
This is the easiest pulled pork ever—so simple with just three ingredients!
There's nothing like a comforting bowl of chicken soup. This one cooks in the crockpot so you can come home to an easy hot soup for dinner.
This sheet pan salmon and asparagus dinner is super easy to bake in the oven. Start to finish it's faster than ordering take-out.
Roasting the Brussels sprouts with bacon takes them over the top. It's an easy way to dress up this classic vegetable.
More keto recipes to try
So if you're wondering what's for dinner, try these easy and classic keto-friendly recipes for beginners. They're all easy to make with basic ingredients—nothing complicated or difficult. Bonus: they're all gluten-free and paleo-friendly as well. And they're all familiar dishes your family will love.
What's your favorite keto recipe?
Is there a traditional recipe your family loves that's keto-friendly? Leave a comment below and let us know!