The holidays can be a challenging time of year for dieters and especially for those following the keto lifestyle. Many traditional holiday recipes are full of processed sugars and loads of carbohydrates, the two main avoidants of the keto diet.
For those following the keto lifestyle, deciding to cheat or stick to your diet during the holidays is a tough choice. Do you stick to your diet and survive off turkey alone, or do you factor in a BIG cheat at one of the most immense gorge fests of the year and risk backsliding on your diet?
Thanksgiving is relatively close to Christmas after all, and what’s a few extra weeks of cheating when you’ve been so good all year? Surely you won’t end up as jolly as Santa by NYE if you cheat for a few weeks.
But what if I told you I didn’t have to cheat to enjoy one of your traditional favorites during the holiday season? What if I had a recipe for you that tastes so good it feels like a cheat, but it’s not?
Enter this gorgeous keto stuffing recipe that will bring the magic and nostalgia of the holidays to your table without having to sacrifice the progress you are making on your keto journey.
Ingredients You Need to Make Keto Stuffing:
- You need two loaves of keto bread that weigh around 1 pound each.
- You need 20 Ounces of Mirepoix, which is a mixture of onion, celery, and carrot.
- 1.5 tbsps of fresh sage – sage is what gives stuffing its nostalgic flavor.
- 1.5 tbsp of fresh rosemary
- 1.5 tbsp fresh thyme – we could all use a little extra thyme, right?
- 3 tbsps of chopped Italian parsley.
The Benefits of making Keto Stuffing:
- Each serving contains less than seven net carbs.
- The entire recipe is made up of just eight ingredients.
- The novice and the master chef alike will enjoy the process of creating this recipe with its simple twelve steps.
- This recipe can effortlessly serve a table set for 10 of your favorite family and friends.
- It only takes about 45 minutes to prep this recipe. After prep, it’s merely setting the timer for two hours for baking and browning.
What more could you get from this delicious keto stuffing recipe.
Need a few ideas for a no-cook keto-friendly holiday side, snack, and dessert?
These quick “recipes” will help you set those cozy, shareable vibes and enjoy time away from the kitchen while you catch up with your family and friends before and after the family meal.
There is nothing more shareable than a meat and cheese plate. Skip the crackers, jams, and jellies this year by filling your cutting board with nuts, olives, and pickles, along with tangy mustards and spreads and trying out Parmesan crisps as an all-around crunchy cracker replacer.
These savory treats will pack in some good for you fats while tantalizing the taste buds and pairing perfectly with aged meats and smoked cheeses.
Chocolate and Berry Bar
Want to offer a dessert without the stress of attempting a keto-friendly pie without conventional flour? Most major grocery stores sell a variety of chocolate bars from extra dark cacao to stevia milk chocolate almond.
Roughly break up into chunks, a series of chocolate bars going from light to dark onto a decorative cutting board. Pile in a few keto-friendly berries like blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, and dried açaí berries.
If you have the time, you can whip a little heavy whipping cream and powdered stevia together for guests to top their berries and chocolate. Dust the entire cutting board with unsweetened cocoa powder for an added sophistication.
Yellow Curry Roasted Cauliflower
Need a simple side dish that is warm, aromatic, and comforting? Roasting cauliflower tossed in olive oil, generic grocery store yellow curry powder and roasted under your oven broiler takes all of 15/20 minutes from break down to crunch town.
You will preheat your oven on low broil, breakdown, and toss your cauliflower with the olive oil and yellow curry in a bowl before spreading on a sheet pan. Bake for 15 minutes until soft and then turn up the heat to high broil until the edges get crispy and brown. Sprinkle with a little sea salt before serving.
Keto Stuffing is the Perfect Recipe for Those Invested in their Health and Future as Well as Family Time.
Whether you are new to keto or are months deep into your low-carb grind. Simple, no hassle, keto recipes will make spending time with your family and friends during the holiday easy, stress free and delicious without you having to cook an entirely separate meal for yourself to enjoy.