Starting a new diet can be daunting and difficult and staying committed to that diet can be even harder. This is especially true when the vicious cravings strike. It’s so easy to give in to the cravings but it often only ends with guilt! If you plan on following the keto diet you have to be very dedicated otherwise you can get kicked out of ketosis.

We know how hard it is to say no to cravings so we came up with the perfect keto swap list! Are you craving Oreo cookies? We got you! Perhaps you’re craving a big bowl of pasta – we got you too! You’ll never go hungry or unsatisfied again! 

1. CRAVING: Oreos SWAP: Keto Oreo Fat Bombs

Do you have a craving for an Oreo cookie? We’ve got you covered with the most delicious creamy cookies and cream fat bombs. Beware, these are highly addictive but they are keto-approved!

To create the round cookie shapes, you’ll need a silicone mold. You can often find them at a craft store such as Hobby Lobby, bulk food stores, or online such as this one HERE. Our cookies have a decadent chocolate top and bottom and are filled with a luxuriously creamy filling.

2. CRAVING: Garlic Bread SWAP: Keto Garlic Mug Bread

If you’re like you’re me, you know how crave-worthy garlic bread is. As soon as the garlicky aroma fills the air my mouth starts to salivate. Unfortunately, this delicious treat is a serious no-no if you’re following the keto diet.

With that in mind, we were determined to create a keto-friendly garlic bread that you can dig into guilt-free! The best part is that this recipe can be prepared in your microwave which means you can dig into fragrant keto garlic cheesy bread in just 1 minute! If that isn’t impressive then I don’t know what is.

3. CRAVING: Deviled Eggs SWAP: Keto Cajun Avocado Deviled Eggs

Everyone’s potluck favorite just got a keto makeover! The added touch of avocado, mayo, and the yolks help to make this the perfect keto appetizer! Plus, you’ll love the hint of cajun seasonings that truly set these deviled eggs over the top.

Go about making traditional deviled eggs, just don’t forget to add those secret ingredients! Further, they store well in the fridge so feel free to prepare them ahead of time and then when you’re ready to serve, garnish with a sprinkle of paprika, and freshly chopped cilantro!

4. CRAVING: Crackers SWAP: Keto Baked Cheese Crisps

When snack cravings hit it can be so tempting to reach for the easiest and most accessible snack. I get it, who has time to whip a recipe together and watch your mood go from hungry to hangry! But I assure you, these baked cheese crisps are worth the wait and will seriously quench your cracker or chips cravings.

And while I said “worth the wait”, they really only take 3-5 minutes in the oven and I think we can all handle that! To whip these delicious treats together, simply shred some cheese, toss it on a baking pan, and crisp them in the oven. It really is that easy!

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5. CRAVING: Bailey’s Liqueur SWAP: Keto Irish Cream Liqueur

The next time you’re craving a nightcap, don’t be tempted to reach for that bottle of Bailey’s liqueur. Instead, try our super simply keto Irish cream liqueur recipe!

Unlike the store-bought version, our recipe is not packed with sugar, however, you’ll be happy to know it’s still irresistibly sweet thanks to a keto-friendly sweetener. Along with the flavor, you’ll love how quick it comes together. Once prepared, you can transfer the bevvy to an airtight container and store it in the fridge.

6. CRAVING: Sushi SWAP: Low-Carb Cauliflower Sushi

Binging on all-you-can-eat sushi with your friends is so fun and not to mention, extremely delicious! However, indulging in a large amount of rice is clearly a huge no-no while following the keto diet.

Rest assured, we have come to your rescue to prove that you can still enjoy delicious foods like sushi while following the keto diet! The solution is to use cauliflower rice and to fill your sushi with keto-friendly ingredients like cream cheese and cucumber as well as healthy fats like avocado! Enjoy a platter all to yourself, or share it with your friends – they’re bound to love it too!

7. CRAVING: Mc Donald’s Big Mac SWAP: Keto Big Mac Bites

There’s nothing quite better than digging into a big juicy burger. Our keto Big Mac Bites will definitely quench your Mc Donald’s craving. We also equipped you with an insanely delicious Copycat Big Mac Sauce that will truly transform this into an authentic Mc Donald’s experience.

The ingredients list is short and simple and the bites come together in just a few minutes! Enjoy them all to yourself, serve them for dinner, or share at your next party! They’ll surely be a big hit!

8. CRAVING: Coleslaw SWAP: Keto Fat Bomb Slaw

Salads can be boring but what makes coleslaw exciting is the crunchy texture, creamy dressing and that lovely hint of sweetness. However, that sweetness comes with a cost and is often from, you guessed it – sugar! Thus, often making generic coleslaw not keto-friendly.

We were determined to solve this problem and therefore created our very own keto-friendly coleslaw recipe! You’ll enjoy the same crunchy texture, and creamy dressing just without the added sugar. Our coleslaw is sweetened with a keto-friendly sweetener and we even added in chunks of diced avocado for added fat!

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9. CRAVING: Mexican Rice SWAP: Keto Cauliflower Mexican Rice

Rice is utilized in so many different dishes and serves as a delicious and filling side. Unfortunately, all those carbs will throw you out of ketosis and that is the last thing you want if you want to be successful on the keto diet.

Thankfully there are excellent substitutes such as cauliflower rice that can satisfy your rice craving! This isn’t any ordinary rice dish, this is a Mexican rice recipe! The flavor explosion will have you craving it time and time again. Plus, when cauliflower is chopped in the food processor, it mimics the texture of rice. Honestly, you’ll hardly notice the difference!

10. CRAVING: Salad Dressing SWAP: Keto Ranch Dressing

Not all store-bought salad dressings are created equal! If you’re not being careful and reading the labels, you may be surprised to find that many salad dressings contain added sugar and can even be loaded with carbs.

Play it safe and make your own homemade dressing in the comfort of your own home. Better yet this is an irresistible creamy ranch dressing recipe. The secret ingredient, avocado helps to skyrocket the fat content of this dressing and will help ensure you’re meeting all your daily macro goals.

11. CRAVING: Chicken Wings SWAP: Easy Keto BBQ Chicken Wings

Did you BFF’s invite you out for a wing night? Don’t be tempted by those deliciously breaded chicken wings, or sauce-covered but sugar-loaded wings! Why don’t you invite your friends in and share a platter of these delicious keto chicken wings!

This is an Instant Pot recipe which means you can make a large batch quickly! Plus, we’ve equipped you with a keto-friendly bbq sauce that will seriously make these wings finger-licking-good! Don’t worry, we used a keto-friendly sweetener in our sauce so that all the ingredients fall in line with your diet.

12. CRAVING: Oatmeal SWAP: Quick Keto Breakfast Porridge

Oatmeal is an amazing breakfast choice as it’s rich in fiber. However, oats come with a lot of carbs which means a breakfast like porridge is off the table while following the keto diet. Plus, not all of us have time to make an extravagant keto-friendly breakfast like bacon and eggs every morning.

That is where this keto breakfast porridge comes in! This quick and easy breakfast comes together in just 1 minute! It’s made of wholesome ingredients, a hint of sweetness and a touch of cinnamon. It requires next to no effort to prepare which means you won’t go hungry even on your busiest morning.

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13. CRAVING: Candy SWAP: Keto Triple Berry Gummy Bears

Sugar cravings are some of the hardest cravings to deal with. If you find yourself in the checkout line tempted by the delicious candy staring back at you, then go back into the store and pick up the ingredients for this recipe!

These awesome gummy bears are utterly adorable and delicious! Finally, a guilt-free candy that you can actually dig into!

14. CRAVING: Quiche SWAP: Cheese Crusted Keto Quiche

Eggs are a big part of the keto diet because they’re high in fat and contain a great source of protein. The next time you’re craving a delicious brunch item such as quiche, make this delicious cheese crusted quiche!

I know the traditional quiche crust is appealing but it, unfortunately, will derail your diet. Plus you’ll quickly discover that the cheese crust is actually an upgrade! Even your non-keto family members will go crazy for this.

15. CRAVING: Bread SWAP: Keto Mug Bread

Bread is a staple in most homes. It can literally be used in every meal and can even be enjoyed as a snack. Don’t be tempted by bread any longer! But instead, make our super easy keto bread recipe!

Our recipe is prepared in a mug and is cooked in the microwave! Because of this, you’ll learn that this recipe can come together in just 1 minute! If that isn’t fast enough for you, then I don’t know what is! Enjoy it with your favorite keto spread or consider toasting it – your choice!

16. CRAVING: Chocolate Bar SWAP: Keto Snickers Bar

It’s easy to be tempted by chocolate bars, just like candy! That sweet and decadent flavor is seriously calling your name! Thankfully there are amazing recipes floating around the internet like this keto Snickers bar that will satisfy your chocolate bar craving.

This recipe requires a few steps because you’ll need to make each layer. However, I truly believe the reward of digging into this enticing keto chocolate bar will be well worth the wait!

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17. CRAVING: Waffles SWAP: 5-Ingredient Keto Waffles

There is nothing better than waking up Saturday morning just to dig into warm fluffy waffles. If you fear your weekend traditions are over, fear no more!

This awesome recipe will help you swap your favorite waffles for a keto-friendly version. They’re just as light and fluffy and better yet, only require 5 ingredients! Serve them warm with butter or any other keto-friendly toppings.

18. CRAVING: Brownies SWAP: Keto Chocolate Brownies

It’s hard to resist an ooey-gooey chocolate brownie. Thankfully you don’t have to give up all the things you love while on the keto diet with recipes like this! All you have to do is make a few ingredient substitutions and you’ll be well on your way to indulging guilt-free.

Coconut flour is used to help these brownies remain low carb, while cocoa powder and sugar-free chocolate chips provided that decadent chocolate flavor we have come to know and love.

19. CRAVING: Lasagna SWAP: Keto Mug Lasagna

Lasagna is another crave-worthy dish, especially the homemade kind that comes straight from grandma’s kitchen! However, all those lasagna noodles make this delicious dish extremely carb-heavy.

The next time you find yourself craving lasagna for dinner be sure to make this quick and easy keto mug lasagna. It’s the perfect portion for one and can be ready to eat in just 5 minutes!

20. CRAVING: Chocolate Cheesecake SWAP: Keto Chocolate Cheesecake Mousse

It can be very difficult figuring out what you can and can’t eat for dessert while following the keto diet. The next time you’re craving a luscious chocolate cheesecake try our easy keto chocolate cheesecake mousse!

Our recipe is full of amazing ingredients that are perfect for the keto diet. It’s made with full-fat sour cream, rich cream cheese, a keto-friendly sweetener, and of course cocoa powder. It’s the perfect dessert to share with a loved one and it won’t kick you out of ketosis!

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21. CRAVING: Pasta SWAP: 2-Ingredient Keto Pasta

This recipe was way too intriguing and impressive not to share. A comforting bowl of pasta is one of the hardest things to give up. But with a few ingredient swaps, you’ll quickly discover you don’t have to ditch your favorite dishes!

This homemade keto pasta only requires 2 ingredients! Once the pasta is prepared, it does require several hours in the fridge. This is an important step because the pasta needs to dry out before cooking. So just be sure to prepare the pasta one day in advance.

Clarissa Vanner

Clarissa loves experimenting with food of all cultures to make unique healthy dishes. When she’s not browsing Pinterest for new recipe inspiration she likes to pick up a DIY project and use her creative hands to make art or crafts. In her down time you can find her watching the latest documentaries on Netflix or going for nature walks.

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