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This is a collection of 50+ keto comfort food recipes that are perfect for every meal. There are low carb options for main dishes, side dishes, breakfast, and even dessert. These recipe ideas will inspire you to enjoy your favorite old school meals without guilt. This post is ideal for someone who wants foods like mac & cheese, chocolate cake, and fried chicken, but not extra carbs! I include a mix of keto-friendly one-pot meals, slow cooker recipes, & quick meal ideas.
What is comfort food?
Comfort food is linked to nostalgia
As I mentioned in my about me page, I specialize in keto & low carb comfort foods. For me, comfort food is a type of cuisine that makes you smile. It makes you remember good times and people that you love. Comfort food is decadent, savory, and rich!
Why share keto & low carb comfort foods?
Traditional comfort food is filled with sugar and carbs
Comfort food is typically filled with sugar, grains, and carbs! It’s not sustainable long term because it’s just not that good for you. So, I’m sharing these keto & low carb remakes so that we can have more comfort food without the guilt.
What keto comfort food will you find in this guide?
You will find a recipe for every craving. Specifically, there are:
Whether you’re looking to satisfy your craving for fried chicken or chicken Alfredo, you’ll appreciate these keto-friendly options. The low-carb meatloaf takes me back to my childhood! I swear that my mom makes the best meatloaf and that even I can’t replicate it.
Besides that, you’ll find my super popular Seared Scallops & Cauliflower Rice Risotto! Plus, my Keto Surf & Turf.
Seared Scallops & Cauliflower Rice Risotto – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Keto Surf and Turf – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Cast Iron Skillet Pork Chops – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Keto Shepherd’s Pie with Cauliflower Mash Topping – Joy Filled Eats
Low Carb Meatloaf – Home Made Interest
Keto Sausage Balls – Wholesome Yum
Zucchini Carbonara – Cooking with Curls
Shrimp & Cauliflower Cheese Grits – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
One Pot Chicken Alfredo – The Gluten Free Homestead
Keto Flourless Fried Chicken – Better Than Bread Keto
Keto Pork Chop with Mustard Cream Sauce – Stylish Cravings
Slow Cooker Buffalo Sausage Balls – Whitney Bond
Instant Pot Keto BBQ Ribs – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Keto Lasagna – Savory Tooth
Keto Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Who doesn’t love a delicious side of mac and cheese?
Or, sausage gravy to enjoy over your fried chicken and biscuits?
This next section has some keto-friendly remakes of side dishes like mashed potatoes, cornbread, macaroni & cheese, and biscuits.
Roasted Garlic Mashed Cauliflower – The Rising Spoon
Keto Mac and Cheese (No Cauliflower) – Easy Keto Dishes
Keto Cornbread – Savory Tooth
Tomato, Bacon, and Cabbage Saute – Dancing Through the Rain
Low Carb Cheddar Bay Biscuits – Erica’s Recipes
Low Carb Sausage Gravy – Simply So Healthy
in many ways, casseroles are an iconic comfort food option! They usually require just one pan. They also have very little prep time.
This next group includes low carb versions of traditional casseroles like green bean casserole. It also has some fun options like keto buffalo chicken cauliflower casserole.
Loaded Cauliflower – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Low Carb Green Bean and Mushroom Casserole – Simply So Healthy
Keto Buffalo Chicken Cauliflower Casserole -Homemade Interest
Low Carb Cauliflower & Cheeseburger Casserole – My Life Cookbook
Low Carb Mexican Taco Casserole – Simply So Healthy
Carboholic Breakfast Remakes
Even if you’ve been on the keto diet for a while, it’s hard not to crave a little carbs from time to time.
I’ll be honest, it’s really difficult to not have a delicious bagel or a stack of pancakes for breakfast most days!
That’s why I love making keto fathead dough bagels and pancakes. They are the closest thing you can get to the real deal with just a fraction of the carbs!
This group includes some of my favorite keto breakfast recipes from my site.
But, I have an entire post with more than 12 keto breakfast recipe ideas if you’re looking for more.
Keto Bagels – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Keto Pancakes – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Low Carb Stuffed French Toast – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Keto Waffles – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Appetizers & Party Foods
There’s nothing more exciting than hosting a family gathering any time of the year. Whether it’s a backyard BBQ or a holiday event, these low carb comfort foods will be a good fit.
These are great recipes if you want to wow a crowd without having to tell them the food is low carb.
Air Fryer Shrimp – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Garlic Parmesan Wings – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Keto Philly Cheesesteak Pockets – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Keto Asian Sticky Wings – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Pizza Dip Supreme – Low Carb Maven
Low Carb Bang Bang Shrimp – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Air Fryer Buffalo Wings – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Keto Nachos – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Kale Artichoke Dip – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Pizza Dip – This Mom’s Menu
If you’re looking for a delicious dessert that is low carb, then why not give keto-friendly chocolate cake or keto peanut butter chocolate ice cream a try? These sugar-free options will delight your tastebuds and leave you wanting more dessert every time.
Keto Cupcakes – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Keto Chocolate Chip Cookies – Appetite for Energy
Low Carb Strawberry Shortcake – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Keto Lemon Blueberry Cheesecakes – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Keto Chocolate Cake – Savory Tooth
Keto Cheesecake Brownies – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Keto Peanut Butter Chocolate Ice Cream – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
Keto Frozen Mudslide – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
No matter how well you plan out your day, there comes a time when you just want a snack. These low carb comfort food snack recipes are a fabulous way to get in your cracker fix or pizza craving while staying keto.
I must admit the low carb pizza crackers are truly delicious (and adorable). Plus, they work well for those who meal prep or are on the go!
Keto Goldfish Crackers – Low Carb No Carb
Keto Peanut Butter Cookies – Recipes from a Pantry
Low Carb Chocolate Pudding – Simply So Healthy
Low Carb Pizza Crackers – A Girl Worth Saving