These easy Keto Christmas Side Dishes are perfect for any keto Christmas menu this year. From mashed potato alternatives to stuffing and cranberry sauce, even your pickiest carb eaters will love these low carb options. Being on a keto diet won’t stop you from enjoying your Christmas feast this festive season!
Keto-friendly: Made with keto-friendly ingredients, these low carb side dishes feature traditional dishes with a keto makeover. You can still enjoy classics like stuffing, mash, and cranberry sauce with a few tweaks (and maybe a little heavy cream and cheddar cheese!).
Anyone can eat them: And by anyone, I mean folks who aren’t on a keto diet, meaning you don’t have to make two of everything. No one will miss all the carbs when they try these decadent keto side dishes. Many of these recipes are kid-friendly as well!
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This Keto Cornbread Stuffing is an amazing side dish for your low carb-friendly Christmas table! Easy to make, and delicious to eat, your guests will love the savory flavors and the refreshing carb count!
This Easy Keto Fathead Stuffing is the Perfect Low Carb Side Dish for the Holidays! It tastes just like traditional stuffing. The dough is really easy to make and can be thrown together in a few minutes. It’s so Good… You’d Never Even Know it’s Low Carb.
This simple and quick Mashed Rutabaga (Swede) recipe is buttery, bright, and comforting! With just 3 ingredients this side dish is so easy to make, and perfect for family dinners or special occasions. Perfect for most diets: vegan + keto + whole30 & paleo option.
Creamy and delicious Celery Root Mash! Mashed celery root, celeriac, is a low-carb alternative to mashed potatoes. With a mild, slightly sweet, celery-like flavor, this root vegetable is a naturally healthy, keto, vegan, gluten-free, and paleo side dish when boiled and mashed with herbs and flavorings. This easy one-pot recipe is perfect for holidays and weeknight dinners!
This Creamy Mashed Cauliflower Recipe may be lower in carbs and calories but they are just as mouthwatering as regular mashed potatoes. Made with sour cream, parmesan cheese, garlic, and butter, these creamy Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes are full of delicious buttery flavor and make the perfect, keto-approved side dish!
Move over mashed potatoes, there's a new, classier version in town! I'm serious when I say you may never make mashed potatoes again once you try this recipe for creamy cauliflower & celery root puree. It's lighter, more flavourful, and more nutritious than potatoes and comes together in no time!
Ready in less than 25 minutes, these crispy Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts will be your new favorite way of cooking this vegetable! Soft on the inside, and crisp on the outside, this is the perfect side dish for all occasions. From holiday dinners to weeknight meals, even your picky eaters will love this recipe!
These crispy Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts with Bacon are ready in less than 25 minutes, and taste incredible! Soft on the inside, and crisp on the outside, laced with crunchy almonds, bacon, and a hint of honey, this is the perfect side dish for all occasions. Serve them at your next holiday meal or even with a quick weeknight family dinner. Perfect for picky eaters!
Cranberry pecan brussels sprouts are a simple holiday side dish and a brilliant way to dress up your table with bright, juicy red cranberries, crispy, green roasted brussels sprouts, and crunchy pecans.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries, Bacon, and Pecans is a festive, vibrant, and delicious holiday side dish for any menu! Sweet, savory, and satisfying- these roasted Brussels sprouts are sure to be a beautiful addition to your holiday table.
Crispy and tender Brussels sprouts made in the air fryer! These easy Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts are a perfect healthy side dish you can make in minutes! Made without oil and seasoned how you want, beautifully crispy roasted outside and soft tender inside for one delicious bite! Turn even the pickiest of eaters into a Brussels sprout lover with this recipe!
Extra, extra cheesy, this Keto Green Bean Casserole is the creamy, dreamy, delicious casserole the traditional one dreams of being! With three types of cheese plus bacon and a hint of those classic "fried onions" on top, this green bean casserole is sure to satisfy even the pickiest carb-eater. There's no going back to canned soup now! Perfect for Holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter, plus Sunday lunches or potlucks anytime!
These super easy Air Fryer Green Beans are the best! Healthy, crispy, and without any oil! Air-fried green beans are a perfect vegetable side dish for any weeknight dinner or for meal prep! Fresh whole green beans with your choice of seasoning, cooked to perfection in just about 10 minutes! This simple recipe is gluten-free, vegan, paleo, keto, and kid-friendly!
The perfect side dish, this Sesame Broccoli is one of my go-to easy recipes, and perfect for something a little different this Christmas. Loaded with garlic, sesame, and coconut aminos, it's a delicious mixture of sweet, salty, nutty, and garlicky. Ready in less than 20 minutes, you might just finish the whole bowl yourself!
Roasted tenderstem broccoli (also known as broccolini or baby broccoli) is delicious when cooked until just crisp with garlic, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Ready in under 30 minutes, it’s a perfect easy side!
Ready in just 5 minutes, this quick and easy Pickled Beet Salad is a beautiful, colorful side dish! It's sweet, tart, creamy, and an easy last-minute dish to throw together for a gathering. Double or triple the recipe if you have more mouths to feed!
Roasted celery and cherry tomatoes are not just vegetables that we add to a salad or crudites. When baked with some olive oil and seasonings, they turn into a savory side dish that is so full of flavor you almost won't recognize them!
Looking for a simple and comforting side dish you can quickly whip up as a side for any meal including during the holidays? This easy smothered cabbage ticks all the boxes and is ready in less than 25 minutes!
For a comforting side dish to go with any roast or poultry this Christmas, this creamy spinach recipe is the way to go. Keto Creamed Spinach Casserole is so easy to make and tastes like your steakhouse favorite side.
Looking for an easy and delicious side dish? This Loaded Cauliflower Casserole has all the feels of a loaded baked potato but without the heaviness. Cauliflower florets mixed with crispy bacon and a cheesy cream cheese sauce, all baked up in a casserole dish, will be a hit with the whole family!
Skip the “mac” and you won’t even miss it with this simple, delicious recipe! It’s a spin on classic comfort food, and this four-cheese cauliflower mac and cheese casserole is just like the real thing, with a lot less carbs.
If you love crisp and tender roasted broccoli and cauliflower but don't have the time or space in the oven, this Air Fryer Broccoli and Cauliflower offers an easy, delicious alternative. Dressed with olive oil, lemon, garlic, and thyme, this quick, low carb side dish is perfect for Christmas!
These keto bread rolls are so soft, doughy, and fluffy, you won’t believe they are low carb! Made with just 4 ingredients, they are perfect as a warm dinner roll or even a slider! 2 grams net carbs per serving.
Also known as oopsie bread, cloud bread exists so keto dieters can curb their carb cravings. It’s also a great substitute for buns, bread, and other pastry when you need it. It only has 0.4g net carbs per loaf, so feel free to indulge.
Both tart and sweet, this Keto Cranberry Sauce is so easy to whip up! Bursting with seasonal flavors like orange and clove, this holiday sauce will go perfectly with your Christmas holiday table or Thanksgiving dinner. With just 6 ingredients and less than 5g net carbs, this sugar-free cranberry sauce with stevia will keep the big day merry and bright for paleo, vegan, and low-carb dieters!
This easy Bruschetta with Avocado is the ultimate festive side! Made with eggplant instead of crostini or baguette, this easy bruschetta recipe is loaded with healthy fats thanks to the avocado. It’s naturally gluten-free and low carb, and can easily be made paleo, whole30 friendly, or vegan.
Creamy Keto Garlic Mushrooms are a naturally low carb side dish that you can serve with your favorite keto recipes on Christmas day. If you need a keto side dish recipe for dinner tonight, try these yummy mushrooms sauteed in a creamy garlic sauce and topped with crispy bacon!
Radishes are so much more than a colorful crunchy, somewhat bitter vegetable added to salads. This healthy root vegetable is actually a low-carb and keto superfood that takes on a very mellow flavor when sautéed. And the flavor is unbelievable when you cook them in some basil!
The ultimate guide for how to roast vegetables, including the best vegetables to roast (with oven times) and a super EASY oven roasted vegetables recipe. Keto roasted vegetables take just 10 minutes to prep.
This is the best Ratatouille that’s loaded with fresh vegetables, perfect for a meatless meal that’s super quick to make. Make a delicious and healthy vegetable stew for a quick delicious summer meal that everyone loves.
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