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Holidays are great because they generally mean you get to spend more quality time with friends and family and feast on delicious food. Easter is no different. Unfortunately, holidays can often be the culprits that derail our diets.
This Easter, don’t give in to your carb temptations because today we’re sharing how you can make Easter delicious for you and your family all the while staying on track with your keto diet. We’ll be sharing delicious Easter recipes that are perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even dessert! Prepare for a full day (or weekend) of feasting on delicious and keto diet-approved food!
Splurge this Easter and enjoy a delicious quiche for breakfast or brunch! You’ll be surprised to discover that this quiche doesn’t require a pie crust but instead has an insanely delicious cheese crust!
The cheese crust not only increases the fat content to make this delicious treat keto-approved but adds a wonderful flavor too. Along with cheese, you’ll enjoy other lovely ingredients such as eggs, ham, spinach and a dash of cayenne pepper.
http://www.forkly.com/recipes/cheese-crusted-keto-quiche/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY
Cinnamon rolls are one of my favorite treats! They can be enjoyed for dessert or a sinfully delicious breakfast.
Try making these keto-approved cinnamon rolls and share them with friends and family on Easter. These gluten-free rolls are sugar-free but don’t worry, they’re still deliciously sweet due to keto-friendly ingredients such as xylitol and inulin.
https://www.gnom-gnom.com/gluten-free-keto-cinnamon-rolls/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: GNOM-GNOM
Create a true feast Easter morning by making these keto biscuits and gravy. Your family will surely love it and they won’t even know it’s keto-friendly!
You’ll need to make the biscuits and the gravy from scratch which means this is a two-step recipe. The gravy is made with breakfast sausage, cream cheese, heavy cream, and just a few other ingredients. Further, the biscuits are made from almond flour, egg whites and a couple of delicious seasonings such as garlic and chili powder.
https://eatbefitexplore.com/keto-biscuits-and-gravy/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: EAT BE FIT EXPLORE
Hot cross buns are a traditional part of Easter. However, they do contain loads of carbs which is not keto-friendly!
With this recipe, you can enjoy your traditional favorites without having to worry about derailing your diet! To keep these buns low carb you’ll need a combination of almond flour and coconut flour!
https://ketodietapp.com/Blog/lchf/low-carb-hot-cross-buns PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: KETO DIET APP
Deviled eggs are the perfect appetizer for any dinner party because they’re a crowd favorite. Try something different this Easter and serve up a platter of these tasty cajun avocado deviled eggs.
The avocado not only contributes a lovely creamy texture but also contributes more healthy fats. It’s a good thing that they come together quickly because they’ll be gobbled up fast!
http://www.forkly.com/recipes/cajun-avocado-deviled-eggs/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY
Don’t serve just any salad this Easter, serve up a delicious cobb salad that is loaded with healthy fats and other tasty ingredients. This layered cobb salad contains lovely layers that will catch the eyes of every guest at your dinner table.
For this salad, you will need cooked chicken, salty cooked bacon, hard boiled eggs, cheese, and a few other ingredients. You’ll also be making a homemade keto-approved dressing that pairs wonderfully with the salad.
https://mylifecookbook.com/low-carb-layered-cobb-salad/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: MY LIFE COOKBOOK
Dinner rolls are an important part of holiday dinners. When following the keto diet, you can’t exactly pick up dinner rolls at the grocery store because they’re loaded with carbs! Instead, try making this delicious keto dinner roll recipe.
Coconut flour allows the rolls to be low-carb and ingredients like cheese increase the fat content. These rolls also contain delicious flavors of garlic and are brushed with a delicious garlic butter prior to baking!
https://alldayidreamaboutfood.com/keto-fathead-dinner-rolls/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: ALL DAY I DREAM ABOUT FOOD
Mashed potatoes are one of my most favorite side dishes. If you’re like me, don’t worry because with a few substitutions you can enjoy your favorites too!
Cauliflower is the perfect substitute for potatoes because when mashed, they mimic the texture of mashed potatoes. Additionally, the cauliflower is mashed with butter, sour cream, parmesan cheese and garlic that together, provides an unreal flavor that you will truly enjoy.
https://greenandketo.com/creamy-keto-mashed-cauliflower-potatoes PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: GREEN AND KETO
Much like mashed potatoes, scalloped potatoes are another popular side dish. They would pair wonderfully with ham, turkey or whatever you enjoy having as a main course for Easter dinner.
Skip the potatoes because you don’t need them! This recipe uses turnips in place of potatoes. Once the turnips are combined with the other ingredients such as cream cheese, heavy cream, and delicious seasonings, no one will even notice the secret ingredient!
https://www.castironketo.net/blog/keto-scalloped-turnips PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: CAST IRON KETO
The main entree always steals the spotlight. Make this keto maple glazed ham for Easter and even your non-keto friends and family will go crazy for it.
The sweet and savory glaze is made from sugar-free maple syrup, tamari, dijon mustard, and Worcestershire sauce. Smother the glaze over the ham and then roast it in the oven.
https://havebutterwilltravel.com/keto-maple-glazed-ham-recipe/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: HAVE BUTTER WILL TRAVEL
Perhaps instead of ham or turkey, you want to try something different this year! If that sounds like you, be sure to try this delicious baked salmon.
The salmon is seasoned with fresh dill, olive oil and a dash of salt and pepper. While the salmon is cooking in the oven, prepare the creamy dill sauce. Once prepared, serve a generous scoop of sauce over the salmon to create an unforgettable flavor.
https://ketocookingchristian.com/baked-salmon-with-creamy-dill-sauce-keto-and-low-carb/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: KETO COOKING CHRISTIAN
Another excellent main entree idea would be this spinach artichoke stuffed chicken. It only requires 15 minutes of hands-on time and then the rest of the time is spent cooking the oven.
The spinach artichoke filling is loaded with ooey-gooey ingredients such as cream cheese, parmesan, and shredded mozzarella. Serve these for Easter dinner and your family will surely be requesting it on a weekly basis!
https://www.mamagourmand.com/no-fuss-spinach-artichoke-stuffed-chicken/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: MAMAGOURMAND
Every holiday feast needs to end with a delicious dessert. Unfortunately, many sweet desserts are loaded with refined sugars and often, carbs which are clearly not tolerated on the keto diet. Luckily we found some great alternatives that you need to try!
These adorable keto chocolate eggs will please all the bunnies at your table! These delicious peanut butter eggs require 5 simple ingredients and contain only 1 net carb per eggie!
https://www.gnom-gnom.com/keto-chocolate-peanut-butter-easter-eggs/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: GNOM-GNOM
Craving something truly decadent and rich? Then, add this keto chocolate cake to your Easter menu!
To ensure the cake remains low carb, you’ll need finely ground almond flour. Further, cocoa powder provides the rich chocolatey flavor and erythritol, a keto-approved sweetener, provides a sweet flavor. In addition, the frosting is also keto-approved and is just as deliciously sweet and rich.
https://www.heyketomama.com/keto-death-by-chocolate-cake/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: HEY KETO MAMA
These keto carrot cake cupcakes would be another wonderful option to finish off your Easter meal. Normally you wouldn’t want to eat loads of carrots while following the keto diet, but rest assured, in this recipe, it’s used in very small quantities.
While the cupcakes bake in the oven prepare the delicious cream cheese buttercream frosting. The creamy frosting is made from butter, cream cheese, vanilla, and erythritol – it’s so easy and pairs perfectly with the cupcakes.
https://www.gnom-gnom.com/gluten-free-carrot-cake/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: GNOM-GNOM