Keto Diet

5 to 20-Minute American Cuisine Recipes for Keto (for weight loss)

The Best 15-minute Keto Pizza 

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 8 slices

Calories: 249 kcal

Pizza Dough:

  • 2 cups Shredded Mozzarella 
  • 1 oz cream cheese 
  • 1 cup Almond Flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning 
  • 1 tsp garlic powder 

Toppings:

  • Cheese
  • Your favorite meats (i.e., chicken, beef, pepperoni, turkey)
  • Your favorite low-carb veggies (i.e., onion, jalapeno, olives, spinach, etc.)
  • Your favorite sugar-free sauce (i.e., olive oil, tomato, blue cheese, BBQ, etc.)

Preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven to 450F.
  2. Add mozzarella and cream cheese to a large bowl and microwave for 45 sec.
  3. Remove the bowl from the microwave, add an egg, almond flour, baking powder, Italian seasoning, and some garlic. Mix all ingredients together.
  4. Transfer dough onto a large piece of parchment paper and cover with another piece of parchment paper. Flatten out dough to about ¼’’ thick. Remove parchment paper.
  5. Transfer pizza on the parchment paper onto a baking sheet or pizza stone and bake for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove it from the oven and add your favorite toppings on pizza.
  7. Bake pizza for another 5-8 minutes until the cheese is bubbly.

Nutrition:

Serving: 1slice with pizza sauce and cheese | Calories: 249kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 14g  | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 443mg | Potassium: 216mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 540IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 314mg | Iron: 1.3mg

2 Ingredient Chaffles 

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes 

Servings:

Calories: 115 kcal

Ingredients:

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup finely shredded cheddar or mozzarella cheese

Preparation:

  • Preheat dash waffle iron.
  • Whisk egg and cheese in a medium bowl.
  • Spray waffle iron with cooking spray or butter.
  • Pour about 1/4th of the mixture into the waffle iron and cook until golden (~3 minutes). Remove and repeat the same process for the remaining batter.
  • Serve as waffles with pancake syrup or use as bread to make delicious sandwiches!

Nutrition:

Serving: 1chaffle | Calories: 115kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 104mg | Sodium: 207mg | Potassium: 52mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 308IU | Calcium: 154mg | Iron: 1mg

Big Mac Salad

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Servings:

Calories: 686 kcal

Ingredients:

Big Mac Salad:

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup diced onions
  • 1/2 tsp salt & pepper
  • 6 cups chopped romaine lettuce 
  • 1/4 cup sliced red onion
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup dill pickles (sliced or diced)
  • 1 cup diced diced

The Big Mac Sauce:

  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise 
  • 2 tbsp finely minced dill pickles
  • 1 tbsp mustard 
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder

Preparation:

  1. Start with cooking beef: add the meat to a large pan and cook over medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes, smashing the beef to crumble. Add the onion, salt & pepper and cook until the onion is softened and the beef is browned and a bit crispy.
  2. Make a big mac sauce: whisk all ingredients in a bowl.
  3. Assemble: Divide the lettuce into 4 bowls, top each bowl with ¼ the browned beef, onion, cheese, tomato, and pickled. Drizzle with big mac sauce. Enjoy! 

Nutrition:

Serving: 1salad | Calories: 686kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 58g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 800mg | Potassium: 683mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 6914IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 267mg | Iron: 4mg

Keto Grilled Chicken With Avocados

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes 

Servings:  4 people 

Calories: 457kcal

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 cloves minced garlic 
  • 2 tpsn balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1.5 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp salt & pepper
  • Avocado Tomato Topping
  • 4 slices fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup plum or grape tomato cut in half
  • 2 diced avocados 
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped basil 
  • ½ lemon juice

Preparation:

  1. Marinate chicken: In a large bowl, add chicken, garlic, balsamic vinegar, and seasoning. Stir together until chicken is fully coated. Cover and place in the fridge for at least 30 minutes (the longer, the better!)
  2. Cook Chicken: Heat a large pan or skillet to medium-high heat and grill the meat for 8-10 minutes per side. Top with mozzarella cheese and avocado tomato mixture and serve right away!
  3. Make Avocado Tomato Salsa: While the chicken is cooking, add the diced avocado, tomato, chopped basil, olive oil, juice of ½ lemon, and salt with pepper to a medium bowl. Gently stir to combine. Cover until ready to use.

Nutrition:

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 457kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 614mg | Potassium: 1034mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 655IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 190mg | Iron: 2mg

The World’s Tastiest Keto Brownies

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 16 brownies

Calories: 116 kcal

Ingredients:

1/2 cup almond flour

1/4 cup cocoa powder

3/4 cup erythritol

1/2 tsp baking powder

1 tbsp instant coffee 

10 tbsp butter 

2 oz dark chocolate

3 eggs at room temperature

½ tsp vanilla extract optional

Preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line an 8×8 inch or 8×9 pan with parchment paper, aluminum foil, or grease with butter. 
  2. Whisk almond flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, erythritol, and instant coffee in a medium bowl. Be sure to whisk out all the clumps from the erythritol.
  3. Melt butter and chocolate in a large microwave-safe mixing bowl. Add the eggs and vanilla then gently whisk in the dry ingredients. 
  4. Transfer batter into a baking dish and bake for ~ 20 minutes. Cool down in a fridge from 30 mins to 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition:

Serving: 1 brownie | Calories: 116kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 71mg | Potassium: 80mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 0.9mg

Where to find more mouth-watering Keto recipes?  

These quick and easy recipes were taken from the KetoCycle.Diet website. They have more than 500 delicious extra low-carb recipes for weight loss.




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