Keto Thanksgiving Recipes

We get it. Keeping your weight loss on track over the holidays can feel hard. But turkey doesn't have to be the only thing on your plate. Today, the fitness experts at AbawiFit share 7 keto Thanksgiving recipes to put on your holiday menu. Your guests won’t notice the difference, but your belly sure will! Keep reading for the recipes:

Photo Credit: Serious Eats

Photo Credit: Serious Eats

Green Bean Casserole

Green bean casseroles are a beloved, holiday classic. Trust us, this is a MUST for your table. Low carb- check. Gluten free-check. Scrumptious-check.

Get this low carb, keto friendly green bean casserole recipe. This simple side dish may just steal the show this holiday season.

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Photo Credit: Ruled.Me

Oven Roasted Turkey Legs

When you’re following a keto diet, you’ll want to focus on the dark meat since it’s higher in fat. These oven roasted turkey legs will do the trick. The best part? You won’t have to spend all day thawing and cooking a full turkey. From start to finish, these take just over an hour to cook!

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Photo Credit: All Day I Dream About Food

Keto Sausage Stuffing Recipe

Sausage stuffing is a popular Thanksgiving and holiday dish. What’s not so popular? The high-calorie count and fat content.

Want a savory stuffing (that has a bit of a kick to it), then you can’t miss adding this low carb holiday recipe to your menu! Bonus: you can prep this keto dish ahead to focus on the turkey.

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Photo Credit: Ruled.Me

Photo Credit: Ruled.Me

Keto-Friendly Brussel Sprouts Au Gratin

This dish is perfectly paired with your chosen protein: brussels sprouts au gratin – keto style. This dish features a rich cheese sauce and crunchy crust on top. This one will be the recipe all your guests are raving about!

This keto recipe yields 4 servings so don’t forget increase to suit the size of your group!

Photo Credit: One Lovely Life

Photo Credit: One Lovely Life

Delicious Deviled Eggs

Let’s talk apps! Deviled eggs are easy to make for a crowd and you can have a variety of low carb fillings for this keto friendly dish. Get 12 variations on this holiday appetizer here.

Photo Credit: Paleo Leap

Photo Credit: Paleo Leap

Cranberry Sauce

Change up your cranberry sauce with this fancier, chipotle lime version! Why we love it? The tang of the cranberries and lime blends perfectly with the smoky heat of the chipotle. This is a welcome surprise taste to pair with your Thanksgiving turkey.

Photo Credit: Low Carb Yum

Photo Credit: Low Carb Yum

Keto-Friendly Pumpkin Pie

You may be on a low carb diet, but that doesn’t mean you want to skip dessert. That’s where this keto pumpkin (cheesecake) pie comes in. This simple dessert is sure to become a signature dish that can be served year round.

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With these dishes in hand, you’ll feel the spirit of the holiday season while keeping your weight loss goals on track. From the entire team at AbawiFit, we wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!