A ketogenic (keto) diet is one that consists of high fat, moderate protein, and low carbohydrate. Keto is a popular diet that has been known to assist with weight loss and overall health. Here are simple keto recipes you simply must try!

Keto Chicken Soup 

This keto chicken soup is keto because it has no added sugar. Plus as the folks at TheEatDown.com say, keto chicken soup is perfect for a chilly fall or winter evening! It has few carbs in each serving and is further keto-approved because it can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

The ingredients are: 

1 large onion (peeled and chopped), 2 stalks of celery sliced, 8 cups of chicken broth (divided), 3 sprigs of fresh thyme leaves removed from the stem (or 1 ½ teaspoon dried), 2 bay leaves (if using fresh thyme remove one bay leaf).

Here are the instructions:

  • Add the onions to a large pot over medium-high heat 
  • Wait for the onion to become translucent and then add the celery 
  • Cook until the celery is tender, approximately 5 minutes 
  • Add 6 cups of chicken broth (can use chicken powder or stock cubes) 
  • Bring mixture to a boil and wait for it to simmer for 10 minutes 
  • Meanwhile, chop up your keto-friendly vegetables e.g cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, etc…
  • Add keto veggies into boiling keto soup and let simmer for at least 15 minutes until keto veggies are tender (cook time depends on keto veggie)
  • Remove onion and bay leaf 
  • Add the keto broth with keto veggies into a blender 
  • Blend until keto soup is smooth and creamy
  • Serve keto chicken soup in bowls, garnish with chopped keto-friendly vegetables e.g scallions or chives

Keto Lasagna Recipe


If you love pasta, this ketogenic-friendly recipe is going to make you feel like you’re cheating on keto! This low-carb keto lasagna recipe is made by stuffing spinach between layers of bacon and cheddar cheese while layering in a tasty tomato sauce for good measure. 

The ingredients: 

12 strips bacon, chopped 1 lb ground beef (or turkey), 1/2 cup keto friendly tomato sauce, 2 cups keto cheese, shredded 8 oz fresh spinach, chopped 1 onion, diced kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste keto lasagna recipe. 

Here are the instructions:

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a large pan over medium-high heat cook bacon until crispy for about 5 minutes. 
  • Drain bacon grease and set aside on paper towels; season with salt and pepper 
  • In another large pan over medium-high heat cook ground beef with onion until browned for about 10 minutes of time or so
  • To assemble keto lasagna, roll out keto dough into a rectangle shape that is 3/4″ thick and big enough to cover the keto lasagna pan you will be using
  • To assemble keto lasagna, spread keto cheese on keto dough followed by tomato sauce, ground beef, onion, and bacon. Repeat keto layers making sure keto dough is the last layer topped with mozzarella cheese followed by parmesan cheese and a sprinkle of salt and pepper
  • Bake keto lasagna at 350 degrees F until cooked through about 30 minutes of time or so
  • Remove keto lasagna from the oven and carefully flip it over onto the serving dish. Slice into 4 pieces and serve immediately

Keto Chocolate Pancakes Recipe

Craving chocolate? This ketogenic-friendly chocolate pancake recipe is going to hit the spot! This keto-friendly chocolate pancakes recipe is made using keto-friendly ingredients like almond flour and cocoa powder. Top keto pancakes with whipped cream and keto-friendly sugar-free syrup for a ketogenic-friendly breakfast that will leave you feeling energized all day long! 

The ingredients:

1 cup almond meal, 1/3 cup cocoa powder, 2 eggs, whisked 3 egg whites, 1 tsp vanilla extract honey to taste. 

Here are the instructions:

  • Place all keto ingredients into a blender (or food processor)  
  • Pulse until fully combined; mix in honey to create ketos flavor of choice  
  • Let batter rest 5 minutes  
  • Preheat pan over medium heat greased with butter or coconut oil  
  • Drop keto batter into the pan using a cookie dough scoop ( or 2 tbsp measuring cup)  
  • Cook keto pancakes on both sides until golden brown about 3 minutes of time per side

Low carb doesn’t have to mean boring. You can still enjoy comfort foods, like lasagna and chicken soup, without giving up your keto diet. These recipes for keto-friendly lasagna, keto-friendly soup, and keto-friendly chocolate pancakes are simple recipes that are perfect for when you want something other than bacon or egg salad!