Low Carb Thanksgiving Side Dishes

low carb thanksgiving side dishes

Low Carb Thanksgiving Side Dishes. Try some of our low carb Thanksgiving recipes!

This thanksgiving don’t be overwhelmed with high calorie, high carb side dishes, instead try some of our low carb Thanksgiving recipes. We will first give you a few keto thanksgiving side recipes that sound out of this world. You won’t even notice that you’re eating a healthier version of the food that you love. 

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We know that Thanksgiving is our day to chow down on delicious home-cooked food but let it be known that there are some delicious low carb thanksgiving recipes that are great alternatives. Keep reading to learn about a few of our ideas related to eating better during Thanksgiving.

Keto Thanksgiving Side Recipes

The great part about keto thanksgiving recipes is that they are providing low carb thanksgiving side dishes that people are bound to love.

Option #1: Jalapeno Popper Deviled Eggs with Bacon Thanks to Peace, Love and Low Carb

What you will need:

  • 6 eggs
  • 16 sliced pickled jalapenos, divided
  • 6 slices of bacon – cooked until they are able to be crumbled
  • 4 – 6 tablespoons mayo
  • 2 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika ( smoked)

What you will do:

  1. Hard boil the eggs
  2. Chop 4 of the jalapeno slices and put to the side
  3. Peel eggs once they are cooled and cut in half lengthwise. Take out the yolks and put them in a medium bowl, mash. Add in the bacon, mayo, cream cheese and chopped jalapenos and mix until well mixed together.
  4. Place mixture into a plastic bag or pastry piping bag and cut off the tip. Squeeze the mixture back into the white egg halves.
  5. Top each mixture in the egg with a jalapeno slice and add a bit of paprika on top.

Options 2: Keto White Cheddar Sausage Breakfast Biscuits Thanks to Peace, Love and Low Carb

What you will need:

  • 4 oz. cream cheese, soft
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp. fresh chopped chives
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1 ½ cup blanched almond flour
  • 1 cup sharp white cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup water
  • 6 oz. sausage cooked with the grease drained

What you will do:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F
  2. In a bowl, using a mixer on low speed, whip together the cream cheese and egg
  3. Add in the bowl garlic, chives, sea salt and Italian seasoning and mix together well
  4. Add almond flour, cheddar cheese, heavy cream and water and mix together well
  5. Using a spatula, fold the sausage into the mixture
  6. Place the dough in large mounds into a lightly greased muffin top pan ( 8 hole recommended)
  7. Bake for 25 minutes and let the biscuits cool before taking them out of the pan.

These are two delicious sounding keto thanksgiving side dishes that can be easily made with simple ingredients.

Low Carb Thanksgiving Recipes

Another great options for our low carb thanksgiving side dishes is the following:

Cauliflower and Onion Mash with Cheddar This recipe comes from the Atkins diet and has 8.3g of protein, and 13. 9g of fat

You will need:

  • ½ cup cauliflower
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsps. chopped onions
  • ¼ shredded cheddar cheese

What you will do:

  1. First you will steam cauliflower in a steamer basket over boiling water until soft which should take 3 – 4 minutes.
  2. Mash it with a fork
  3. While it is steaming you can head olive oil in a nonstick skillet over medium- high heat and cook the onions until they are soft
  4. Finally, stir together the onions and cauliflower together and top with cheese.
  5. Enjoy!

These are just a few simple options to switch up some of the regular dishes and there are many more options out there. Try changing one to two things this thanksgiving and see if it will start a new tradition in your household!

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