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I started this website because of my need to have comfort food without guilt. This collection includes some of the best keto comfort food recipes that are perfect for every meal and craving. There are low-carb options for main dishes, side dishes, breakfast, and even dessert. Some of my favorites are cauliflower mac & cheese, oven fried baked chicken, keto bagels, fathead pizza, and keto shrimp and grits.
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.
Keto Comfort Food Main Dishes
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.
1. Seared Scallops & Cauliflower Rice Risotto
Seared Scallops & Cauliflower Rice Risotto
2. Shrimp & Cauliflower Cheese Grits
Keto Southern Shrimp and Cauliflower Cheese Grits
3. Surf and Turf
The Ultimate Surf and Turf (Steak and Shrimp) Recipe
4. Cast Iron Skillet Pork Chops
Keto Cast Iron Skillet Pork Chops Recipe w/ Creamy Herb & Mushroom Sauce
5. Cajun Shrimp Alfredo
Cajun Shrimp Alfredo
6. Keto Shepherd’s Pie with Cauliflower Mash Topping
Shepherd’s Pie w/Cauliflower Topping – Low Carb Keto THM S
7. Low Carb Meatloaf
Keto Meatloaf – Low Carb Comfort Food
8. Keto Italian Sausage Meatballs
Keto Italian Sausage Meatballs Recipe
9. Zucchini Carbonara
10. One Pot Chicken Alfredo
One-Pan Creamy Chicken Alfredo – Gluten Free Homestead
11. Ninja Air Fryer Fried Chicken Legs
Air Fryer Chicken Legs
12. Keto Pork Chop with Mustard Cream Sauce
Keto Pork Chops In Mustard Cream Sauce
13. Slow Cooker Buffalo Sausage Balls
Buffalo Cheesy Sausage Balls
14. Instant Pot Keto BBQ Ribs
Keto Ribs (Slow Cooker or Instant Pot)
15. Keto Cottage Cheese Lasagna
Keto Cottage Cheese Lasagna Recipe
16. Keto Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork
Keto Ninja Foodi Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork
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.
1. Keto Potato Salad
Keto Potato Salad
2. Keto Grits
Keto Grits Recipes
3. Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Mash
Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Mash Recipe
4. Keto Cauliflower Mac and Cheese
Keto Cauliflower Mac and Cheese
5. Keto Cornbread
Keto Cornbread Recipe
6. Low Carb Sausage Gravy
Low-Carb Sausage Gravy Recipe – 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.
1. Loaded Cauliflower
Loaded Cauliflower Casserole Bake
2. Keto Crustless Pizza Casserole
Keto Pizza Casserole Recipe
3. Keto Green Bean Casserole
Keto Green Bean Casserole
4. Keto Buffalo Chicken Cauliflower Casserole
Keto Buffalo Chicken Cauliflower Casserole
5. Low Carb Cauliflower & Cheeseburger Casserole
Keto Cauliflower & Cheeseburger Casserole – low carb ground beef dinner!
6. Low Carb Mexican Taco Casserole
Low-Carb Mexican Taco Casserole
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.
1. Keto Bagels
Keto Bagels Recipe (Fathead Dough Bagels)
2. Keto Pancakes
The Best Keto Pancakes Recipe
3. Low Carb Stuffed French Toast
Low Carb Healthy Stuffed French Toast
4. Keto Waffles
Keto Almond Flour Waffles
5. Keto Blueberry Muffins
Easy Keto Blueberry Muffins with Almond Flour
Appetizers & Party Keto Comfort Food Recipes
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.
If you want more keto party food ideas, there’s more than 20 options in my keto appetizers post. Besides appetizers, there’s keto chicken wings and bite-sized desserts like low carb cheesecakes.
1. Fathead Pizza Dough
Fathead Pizza Dough (Keto Pizza Crust)
2. Oven Fried Crispy Baked Chicken Wings
Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Wings
3. Air Fryer Shrimp
Air Fryer Shrimp
4. Garlic Parmesan Wings
Air Fryer Garlic Parmesan Wings
5. Keto Philly Cheesesteak Pockets
Keto Philly Cheesesteak Pockets
6. Keto Asian Sticky Wings
Keto Sweet Chili Sticky Asian Chicken Wings
7. Pizza Dip Supreme
Killer Pizza Dip Supreme (low carb, keto)
8. Low Carb Bang Bang Shrimp
Low-Carb Bang Bang Shrimp (Grain-free, No-Added Sugar)
9. Air Fryer Buffalo Wings
Air Fryer Buffalo Wings Recipe
10. Keto Nachos
Loaded Pork Rinds
11. Kale Artichoke Dip
Kale (or Spinach) Artichoke Dip w/ Cilantro Lime Pork Rinds
12. Pizza Dip
Garlic Bread Pizza Dip | Keto, Gluten Free
Low Carb & Keto Comfort Food: Desserts
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.
1. Keto Low Carb Carrot Cake
The Best Keto Low Carb Carrot Cake Recipe
2. Healthy Keto Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Bars
Healthy Keto Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Bars
3. Keto Cupcakes
The Best Keto Cupcakes Recipe
4. Low Carb Strawberry Shortcake
Low-carb Strawberry Shortcake
5. Keto Lemon Blueberry Cheesecakes
Keto Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bites
6. Keto Chocolate Cake
Keto Chocolate Cake Using Coconut Flour – Savory Tooth
7. Keto Cheesecake Brownies
Easy Keto Cheesecake Brownies
8. Keto Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie
Keto Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie
9. Keto Frozen Mudslide
Keto Frozen Mudslide Recipe
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!
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