Here's a list of kid friendly keto recipes to help you stay in ketosis AND please the family!
Feeding kids without creating a lot of extra work can be tricky when you're trying to follow a keto (or Whole30, gluten free, etc.) diet for yourself. Keto parents, rejoice! No more cooking two completely separate meals to stay on track, because everyone will love these tasty and low-carb options for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks.
Add your family's favorite kids keto recipes to the list below!
Keto Cream Cheese Pancakes
Hannah Scott: I don’t think I need to even add anything to the name of this recipe to convince you to try it. Cream Cheese Pancakes? Say what?! These recipe developers are straight up geniuses. At only 3g carbs per serving, you can have your (pan)cake and eat it too. Check out the original post for tons of low-carb topping options! From Fit Mom Journey
Keto Pulled Pork Mac and Cheese
Hannah Scott: Confession: I still love hot dogs in my boxed Mac and Cheese. But there’s no way I want to serve that to my family if I have health on the brain! This homemade Mac and Cheese removes the mystery ingredients (what’s in that neon orange powder anyway??) and substitutes low-carb noodles or cauliflower for the macaroni. The pulled pork is certainly a step up from the hot dog pieces of my youth! From Low Carb Yum
Hannah Scott: I’ve found that my family responds far better to dietary restrictions if I can find compliant recipes that are fairly close to our current favorites. Adding this crock pot or Instant Pot chili to the rotation is a great move for everyone. Those on Keto can eat it as-is (just 7.2g carbs per serving!) and everyone else can enjoy crackers, corn chips, or noodles as well. From Keto Karma
Keto Chicken Fajita Meal Prep
Hannah Scott: We’re big fajita fans around here, and this recipe is flavorful and filling. Using cauliflower rice in place of standard white or brown rice keeps the carb count down to 15g per serving without sacrificing any of the flavor. While best when freshly cooked, this is an awesome meal prep for to-go lunches as well. From Fit Foodie Finds
The Best Keto Chicken Nuggets
Hannah Scott: Would a list of kid friendly keto recipes ever be complete without a recipe for the almighty chicken nugget?! I say no, so here’s a keto rendition of everybody’s favorite family friendly staple! The breading is made up of crushed pork rinds, arrowroot flour, and spices. Kids and ketosis will both be pleased. From Keto in Pearls
Keto Cheese Shell Taco Cups with Jalapeno Cilantro Sauce
Hannah Scott: Taco Tuesdays are a weekly holiday for us, and these fabulous taco CUPS are amazing. They’ve replaced the crunch (and carbs) of a traditional taco shell with a cheese shell — brilliant! I never would have thought of that! Just load ‘em up with your favorite fillings, and you’ve got yourself an epic dinner win. From When is Dinner
Keto Low Carb Pizza Casserole
Hannah Scott: If it has “pizza” in the name, my family is 99.9% likely to eat it. This kids keto recipe is a different take on the pizza flavors you know and love, putting it in casserole form to eliminate the carb-heavy crust. But who really needs crust when you can have all that ooey gooey cheese? From Wholesome Yum
Sausage Egg and Cheese Bites
Hannah Scott: If you need a quick and easy breakfast that you can grab and go, these tasty little sausage, egg, and cheese balls fit the bill! They taste best straight out of the oven, but can also be frozen and reheated in the microwave on busy mornings. Best of all? Each ball is only 1g of carbs! From Maebells
Tuna Broccoli Ranch Casserole
Vanessa M.: Tuna noodle casserole gets a makeover in this kid friendly keto recipe. This cheesy dish has all the comfort-food flavors your mom used to make, but without noodles or milk. Tuna, broccoli, and peas are smothered in shredded cheddar cheese and ranch dressing, and topped with grated parmesan cheese. From Savory Tooth
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