10 easy keto recipes your whole family will want to eat again and again

Healthy alternatives for your favorite meal staples.

bySamantha Callender| PUBLISHED Oct 5, 2018 7:38 PM
10 easy keto recipes your whole family will want to eat again and again
Usually used as a meat substitute, portobello mushrooms also make for a great bun.

Creating healthy meals your whole family will enjoy can be tricky. Luckily, the team behind Perfect Keto has compiled a list of low-carb recipes that turn kid-friendly favorites into lighter versions everyone can indulge in. Even better, they require little prep time and few ingredients. Some can be added to your weekly meal prep and saved for later when you're too busy to cook an entire meal. Here are ten recipes you can try yourself.

You can indulge in these rolls without feeling guilty. Courtesy of Perfect Keto

These rolls use mozzarella cheese and almond flower to create a keto-friendly dough full of vitamins and healthy fats that won't upset your diet. For those who like to cook cinnamon rolls during the holidays or on a brisk fall morning, this recipe creates a simple and delicious way to continue the tradition you share with friends and family. Get the recipe.

Both filling and full of bold flavors. Courtesy of Perfect Keto

This chili is low in carbs and rich in healthy fats thanks to the use of grass-fed ground beef, onion and green pepper. The strong flavors and quick prep time will have you returning to the recipe over and over. Get the recipe.

A perfect snack for when you're on the go. Courtesy of Perfect Keto

Perfect for any keto breakfast, these sausage balls include eggs, coconut flower, cheese and your choice of ground turkey or pork. And they still taste great even after reheating and make a perfect on-the-go meal for your busy mornings. Get the recipe.

This mac and cheese is keto and gluten-free friendly. Courtesy of Perfect Keto

By substituting cauliflower for pasta, this mac and cheese recipe allows you to enjoy a pasta dish without the carbs. But what truly makes the dish complete is the three-cheese sauce created by using heavy cream in place of milk. This is a perfect way to still serve this dinner staple while staying in ketosis. Get the recipe.

Getting tired of beef and chicken? Here's a different protein to add to your family's meal plan. Courtesy of Perfect Keto

Pork chops are a great way to get some much-needed protein while also changing things up from the more common staples of chicken or beef. The prep for this recipe is similar to cooking steak, so for those unaccustomed to making pork chops shouldn't worry. To make this meal complete, include some low-carb barbecue sauce. Get the recipe.

Have a busy week ahead? You can make and freeze these for later. Courtesy of Perfect Keto

If you're craving something cheesy yet healthy, these mozzarella sticks will do the trick. Made without vegetable oil, this snack includes no hidden carbs. And they make for a great late-night snack, since the recipe can be doubled or tripled and then frozen for later. Get the recipe.

These are easy to make, requiring just a few ingredients. Courtesy of Perfect Keto

The only change you need to make for this recipe is the breading. Substituting almond flour makes for a healthier meal the whole family can enjoy. Almond flour is beneficial to your heart and provides increased energy, making these chicken tenders a meal parents will want to feed their kids. Get recipe here.

Try this recipe with other flavor combinations, like raspberry or blueberry. Courtesy of Perfect Keto

If you're jonesing for a PB&J but hate the carbs, here's a way to get that flavor you crave. By using macadamia butter, almond milk and strawberries, you create a smoothie that's rich in fiber and good for your heart. Plus the flavor will remind you of all those PB&J sandwiches you enjoyed during your childhood. Get the recipe.

Usually used as a meat substitute, portobello mushrooms also make for a great bun. Courtesy of Perfect Keto

A great alternative to the bunless burger. In this recipe, portobello mushrooms serve as a healthy bun substitute rich in nutrients. Full of potassium and antioxidants, this burger will fulfill you and your family's burger craving while being good for you too. Get the recipe.

This lasagna can be easily turned into vegetarian option. Courtesy of Perfect Keto

Here’s another pasta substitute you’ll want to make again and again. This recipe uses zucchini in place of noodles, creating a pasta dish full of potassium and low in calories. Combined with cheese and seasoned sausage, this protein-rich lasagna is great for family dinners. Get the recipe.