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Low Carb Recipes for a Full Holiday Meal | 13+ YUMMY Keto Recipes

A delectable collection of low carb holiday recipes that let you savour the festive season without compromising your dietary goals. Mouthwatering main courses, savoury side dishes, and guilt-free desserts. All the low carb recipe you need for a healthier yet delicious, holiday season.

Dry Brined Turkey cooked on a tray with rosemary and lemons

Holidays can be challenging for people following a low-carb diet. While it’s a time for indulgence and enjoyment, straying too far from your diet during this period can result in a significant setback that may take months or even years to recover from. It’s crucial to strike a balance between celebrating and sticking to your dietary goals.

Below you’ll find a collection of low carb keto friendly recipes you can make for Christmas parties, Thanksgiving feasts, Easter celebration, office potlucks, and any other holiday celebration. These low carb holiday recipes will get you through the season. 

Low Carb Holiday Recipes

Main Dishes

No holiday table is complete without a stunning roast as the center piece. Below are some amazing recipes for turkey, roast beef, and pork that have no added sugar or flour, perfect for a low carb meal. 

Dry Brine Turkey

If you have yet to dry brine a turkey, you are missing out. Dry brine is an easy method for an ultra juicy, flavourful, and tender bird with crispy skin. 

Once you learn how to dry brine a whole turkey, you will never go back. 

Sliced dry brine turkey on a tray garnished with lemons and losemary
The Best Dry Brine Turkey Recipe
Everything you need to know to dry brine your turkey to juicy flavourful perfection. A 3 day dry brine, a coating of mayo or butter, and roasted until the skin is crispy and golden brown, while the meat is juicy, tender, and flavourful.
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Pork Rib Roast

This is the Cadillac of pork roasts. Think of it like a rack of pork or the prime rib of a pork roast. This recipe is an easy method for making a perfect bone in pork rib roast with a delicious herby crust and piping hot au jus that will leave all your guests impressed. 

Herb crusted bone in pork loin roast being carved
Easy Rosemary-Garlic Pork Rib Roast with Au Jus
Simple oven roasted bone in pork roast is slathered in a flavourful herb butter and cooked to perfection. An easy oven roasting method for perfect pork roast.
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Dry Brine Roast Beef

Another dry brine recipe because like I said, its a dynamite way to ensure a juicy flavourful roast every time. This roast beef uses a quicker 24h dry brine with a mini-dry age for a mouthwatering outer crust and juicy pink center. 

Dry brined roast beef, medium on a cutting board
Easy Dry Brined Roast Beef
A 24h dry brine is best way to add massive flavour while keeping your roast beef juicy and tender. Infused with cloves of garlic, and slathered with compund butter, this method is an absolute game changer.
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Low Carb Side Dishes

From casseroles, to low replacements for mashed potatoes and stuffing, these savoury side dishes to accompany a roast are what make a holiday meal complete. 

Celeriac Mash

Celeriac (celery root) is like the potatoes low carb cousin. Perfect for making low carb mashed ‘potatoes’ (more like fauxtatoes amirite?) this easy mash recipe will soak up all that turkey gravy for the perfect bite.

A bowl full of fluffy low carb mashed celery root garnished with butter and sage.
Mashed Celeriac (Low Carb)
Creamy celeriac mash is the BEST low carb replacement for mashed potatoes. This perfect keto friendly mash is rich, buttery, and full of flavour. An easy to make low carb side dish ideal for your holiday table or weeknight meals paired with turkey, roast beef, steak, meatballs or fried chicken. If you love mashed potatoes, you will love this keto friendly celeriac mash.
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Low Carb Stovetop Sausage Stuffing

Now there’s a mouth full! Speaking of mouthfuls does anyone else miss stuffing on a low carb diet? Me too, that why you should try this cauliflower and sausage stuffing recipe. Made on the stove top this savoury stuffing it full of crumbled sausage and fresh herbs. 

Cauliflower Stovetop Stuffing with sausage in a skillet
Sausage and Cauliflower Stovetop Stuffing (Low Carb)
This recipe is as a low carb substitute for holiday stuffing, made with cauliflower instead of bread, this dressing is full of savoury herbs and crumbled sausage. Try this low carb recipe at your next turkey dinner!
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Almond Flour Cheese Biscuits

Ooey Gooey cheese biscuits with no gluten and no flour. These keto muffin tin biscuits use almond flour and cheddar cheese with a hint of rosemary, a perfect addition to your holiday table. 

Cheesy keto biscuits on a cooling rack
Keto Cheese Biscuits
A simple recipe for savoury low carb rosemary cheese biscuits made with almond flour and psyllium husk. The keto biscuits are made in a muffin tin for perfect fluffy biscuits every time!
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Roasted Cauliflower Mash

Oven roasted until golden brown then whipped with a generous amount of butter and cream cheese this creamy smooth mash is rich a delicious. Instead of high carb mashed potatoes, try a low carb cauliflower mash for your next turkey dinner. 

Low Carb cauliflower mash in a bowl
Roasted Cauliflower Mash - A Low Carb Mash
A simple low carb recipe for mashed cauliflower that actually tastes good! No more watery, falvourless mash at your next holiday meal. Cauliflower is roasted either stovetop or in the oven, then whipped with an immersion blender until smooth and rich. A perfect mashed potato substitute.
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10 Layer Keto Veggie Casserole

Thin slices of peppers, zucchini, tomatoes, and onions, with melted cheese and garlic makes a delicious low carb casserole to serve alongside a holiday roast. This casserole can be made day in advance and cooked when you need it. 

10 layer low carb casserole om a white dish
Easy Cheesy 10 Layer Vegetable Casserole (Low Carb)
A cheesy casserole of thinly sliced zucchini, peppers, tomato, and onion topped with melted cheese and garlic. A low carb vegetarian side dish with less than 6g net carbs.
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Keto Green Bean Casserole

This American classic has been reimagined with low carb ingredients. Tender green beans in a creamy sauce topped with crispy bacon, onions, and pork rind panko. So delicious you wont even miss the original.

Keto green bean casserole on a spoon.
Easy Keto Green Bean Casserole
Creamy keto green bean casserole is a delicious and healthy version of a holiday classic. This easy gluten free vegetable side dish is made without cream of mushroom soup. Instead this simple casserole uses luscious cream cheese and fresh tender green beans. Topped with pan fried onions, cheddar cheese, grated Parmesan and crunchy crushed pork rinds as a low carb topping.
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Low Carb Holiday Desserts

The turkey is done, Dad is falling asleep on the couch talking about the “turkey drug” and you are stuffed to the brim. You couldn’t possibly eat another bite..and then dessert hits the table. Good thing you came prepared with one of these low sugar keto friendly desserts.

Keto Pumpkin Spice Donuts

Fluffy almond flour donuts are cakey and delicious. Flavoured with real pumpkin and dusted with golden monk fruit and pumpkin spice, this low carb dessert is bursting with fall flavours. 

Keto pumpkin Spice donut stacked on a white surface with fall decorations in the background.
Keto Pumpkin Spice Donuts
Fluffy almond flour cake donuts flavoured with real pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice. Baked pumpkin spice donuts are an easy keto dessert perfect for cozy fall days and holiday meals. Ready in just 30 minutes these gluten free keto donuts are soft, tender, and delicious!
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Mini Low Carb Cheesecakes

No need to tempt yourself with a full cheesecake, these muffin tin mini cheesecakes are the perfect keto treat. Easy to make and ready in under 1 hour, mini cheesecakes can be made with a variety of different flavours so everyone can enjoy.

Mini chocolate peanut butter keto cheesecake on a wooden board.
Low Carb Chocolate Peanut Butter Mini Cheesecakes
These mini two bite cheesecakes are made in a muffin tin and are ready in under 60 minutes. An easy keto friendly dessert topped with creamy peanut butter and rich dark chocolate, perfect for entertaining, holidays, or satisfying that sweet tooth.
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A cran raspberry mini keto cheesecake with a bite out of it on a wooden plate.
Low Carb White Chocolate Cran-Raspberry Mini Cheesecakes
Cranberry raspberry mini keto cheesecakes are the perfect low carb holiday dessert. Made in a standard muffin tin and ready in under an hour, this low sugar dessert will satisfy your sweet tooth and keep your diet on track. Flavoured with low carb white chocolate, and a topping made from fresh raspberries and cranberries.
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Keto Salted Mocha Brownie Cookies

A perfect marriage between a brownie and a flourless chocolate cookie, these keto brownie cookies are fudgy, soft and chewy. With just a hint of espresso and a pinch of salt these almond flour cookies are a perfect low carb dessert for holiday potlucks and parties that everyone can enjoy. 

Salted Keto Mocha Brownie cookie with a bite out of it surrounded by chocolate.
Keto Salted Mocha Brownie Cookies
These fudgy keto chocolate cookies are the perfect marriage between a brownie and a flourless chocolate cookie. Full of rich dark chocolate, with a hint of espresso, these cookies are impossibly soft and chewy. Made with almond flour and dark chocolate, these gluten free cookies have less than 2g net carbs each!
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Low Carb Strawberry Shortcake

My grandmothers recipe re-imagined with low carb ingredients, this easy keto dessert has a sweet biscuit, glazed strawberries and fluffy whipped cream!

Low Carb Strawberry Shortcake
Low Carb Strawberry Shortcake
A low carb summer dessert recipe based on my Grandmother strawberry shortcake. Sweetened glazed cut strawberries on pillows of fresh low carb whipped cream, atop a sweet coconut flour biscuit.
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Almond Flour Carrot Cupcakes

Full of warm autumnal spices and fresh grated carrot. From Thanksgiving to Easter, these low carb treats are perfect for any season. Topped with a low carb vanilla and clove cream cheese icing. 

Keto carrot cake cupcake surrounded by its peers
Low Carb Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Keto friendly cupcakes of a warm-spiced cake with grated carrot and a creamy rich low sugar vanilla-clove cream cheese frosting. The perfect addition to your keto Easter celebration.
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Hopefully you found a new low carb holiday favourite to share with family and friends this season. 

If you gave any of these a try I’d love to hear about it and see a picture over on Instagram. Tag my profile and use #yummyforadam to share!

Happy holidays!

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