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60+ Kid‐Friendly Keto Dinner Recipes Your Entire Family Will Eat

60+ Kid‐Friendly Keto Dinner Recipes Your Entire Family Will Eat

Looking for family friendly Ketogenic recipes for dinner? We’ve got the best low‐carb Keto approved meals both you and your kids will devour!

It can be such a challenge to get a home cooked meal on the table every night for your family, especially when you’re trying to stick to a certain nutrition plan and want to make just one meal everyone (yep, picky eaters included) can enjoy.

As the Ketogenic diet continues to rise in popularity, we wanted to make your life easier by pulling together the best recipes from across the web that are not only Keto‐friendly (low‐carb, high‐fat), but family‐friendly too.

Even if you’re not on the Keto diet, these recipes are great for eating low‐carb or low‐sugar, and will quickly become some of your family’s weeknight staples. Bon appetit!

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casseroles

1.)  Forget the buns or pasta! This Cheeseburger Casserole is an easy, low‐carb weeknight meal with 3‐layers and a secret ingredient. (via Wholesome Yum)

2.)  Pizza Casserole is a great way to celebrate pizza night without the crust! Full of cheese, pepperoni and flavor, your family won’t miss their favorite slice. (via Stylish Cravings)

3.)  Topped with gooey cheese and balanced with protein and veggies, the Beef & Broccoli Bake will keep your family fueled. (via Dancing Through the Rain)

4.)  Green Bean Casserole is a classic side with a Keto‐twist. Perfect for holidays or any night of the week. (via Living Chirpy)

5.)  Chicken Alfredo Casserole will be a keto‐friendly comfort dish your entire family will devour. (via Keto Cooking Christian)

6.)  Crustless Taco Pie will have you forgetting all about tortillas! This ooey‐gooey casserole will be a Taco Tuesday staple.  (via Mother Would Know)

7.)  Meatball Casserole Parmesan combines kid‐favorite cheese and meatballs for a comforting keto dinner. (via Joy Filled Eats)

8.)  You won’t miss out on your favorite Mexican flavors with this Low Carb Chicken Enchilada Casserole. (via 730 Sage Street)

9.)  A favorite of both kids and adults, this Bacon Ranch Chicken Casserole is cheesy, bacony and filling! (via Joy Filled Eats)

10.) This Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole is a keto‐friendly take on a classic family favorite. (via Joy Filled Eats)

proteins: chicken, beef + more
Beef

1.)  Cheeseburger Salad ditches the bun but not the flavor! You’ll think you’ve died and gone to burger heaven. (via Momma Fit Lyndsey)

2.)  How clever are these Steak Fajita Rollups? The Homemade fajita seasoning packs such a flavorful punch that we promise you won’t even miss the tortilla. (via Diethood)

3.)  Who can resist waffles? This Cheese Waffle Burger will have your family begging for seconds! (via My Life Cookbook)

4.)  Forget takeout – this Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry is a keto‐friendly version of your family’s favorite takeout meal. (via Savory Tooth)

5.)  These genius Fully Loaded Burger Bowls are bun‐free – instead the burger is shaped into a bowl and the toppings go right inside. (via Family Fresh Meals)

6.)  That’s not a sub roll you see…it’s delicious mozzarella cheese dough that makes these Low Carb Meatball Subs keto‐friendly, and totally irresistible! (via Simply So Healthy)

7.)  These Baked Meatballs are gluten free and have a super delicious creamy sauce that is sure to be an instant family favorite. (via Savory Tooth)

8.)  Clean‐up will be a breeze with this one‐pot Keto Meatball Marinara – an easy family favorite that’s ready in about 30 minutes. (via How 2 Do Keto)

9.)  Perfect over zoodles or cauliflower rice, these Low Carb Swedish Meatballs are the ultimate weeknight comfort food your family will devour. (via Easy Keto Dishes)

10.) Low carb ketchup takes these Meatloaf Minis over the top with flavor. (via the Mermaid with Muscles)

Chicken

1.)  Parmesan Chicken Strips are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside — they’ll soon be your kids’ new favorite “chicken fingers”. (via Healthy Little Foodies)

2.)  Better than fried chicken, and way less mess — these Crispy Chicken Thighs use a “secret” ingredient to get super crispy and are an easy weeknight meal. (via Jennifer Banz.com)

3.)  Baked Pesto Chicken is full of flavor and can be served over cauliflower rice for a filling no‐fuss dinner the whole family will enjoy. (via Kalyn’s Kitchen)

4.)  Creamy Chicken Piccata with Garlic has a deliciously creamy sauce and can be ready in less than 30 minutes. (via Little Spice Jar)

5.)  These Oven Baked Chicken Breasts have such a yummy spinach and sun‐dried tomato topping, you’ll swear you’re eating your favorite appetizer dip. (via Savory Tooth)

6.)  Break out the Air Fryer! These Air Fryer Chicken Tenders will become a weeknight staple your kids will devour. (via Momma Fit Lyndsey)

7.)  Mayo is the secret ingredient for this deliciously moist Internet’s Best Mayo Chicken. (via Kalyn’s Kitchen)

8.)  Turn one of your family’s favorite appetizers into dinner: Spinach Dip Chicken tastes just as good as the dip. (via Momma Fit Lyndsey)

9.)  Mozzarella Chicken combines chicken, yummy cheese and tomato sauce for an easy meal that will have everyone asking for seconds. (via Little Spice Jar)

10.) Fresh lemon and herbs make this Lemon Chicken a delightfully light‐tasting dinner anytime of the year. (via Julie Blanner.com)

11.) Buffalo Chicken Meatballs are bursting with flavor, and make for a great snack, lunch, dinner or appetizer! (via It’s Simple)

Pork & Seafood

1.)  Bacon anyone?  This Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin is low carb friendly and perfect for any dinner at home. (via Bobbi’s Kozy Kitchen)

2.)  Bacon Wrapped Pork Chops are rich with flavor and the crispy bacon will make them a family dinner favorite! (via Dancing Through the Rain)

3.)  Instant Pot Pulled Pork is versatile and easy to make in your Instant Pot for a delicious weeknight Keto‐friendly meal. (via Recipes from a Pantry)

4.)  Keto Fried Shrimp are a crunchy addition to any salad, taco or stir fry. (via Stylish Cravings)

5.)  Lemon Baked Cod with Parmesan Cheese offers a seafood dish that is exploding in flavor and will get 2 thumbs up from both grown‐ups and kids. (via Savory Tooth)

pasta, pizza ‘n’ pies

1.)  Zoodles and chicken are the killer combo in this family favorite Cowboy Butter Chicken & Zucchini Noodles (via EatWell 101)

2.)  Like lasagna, but without the carbs! This Keto Cauliflower Ziti will fool even the pickiest family member. (via Simply Stacie)

3.)  Have any mac & cheese lovers in your house? Keto‐friendly Cauliflower Mac & Cheese is going to show the noodles to the door. (via Kimspired DIY)

4.)  Thai Slow Cooker Zucchini Lasagna packs a punch of flavor for a low‐carb dinner with delicious Asian flair. (via Food Faith Fitness)

5.)  Garlic Butter Turkey Meatballs with Lemon Zucchini Noodles are a kid and Keto approved take on the traditional spaghetti and meatballs. (via eatwell 101) 

6.)  Garlic Shrimp Zoodles that are done in only 15 minutes will be an instant weeknight winner. (via Salt & Lavender)

7.)  A delicious low carb crust makes this Deep Dish Pizza incredibly satisfying. (via All Day I Dream About Food)

8.)  Smothered with cheese and pizza toppings, Low Carb Pizza Chicken Skillet has all the familiar flavors from your family’s favorite pizza, but without the carbs. (via Low Carb Yum)

9.)  Chicken Pot Pie is a classic Sunday favorite with Keto compliant ingredients. (via All Day I Dream About Food)

10.) An almond flour crust envelopes these cheesy and delicious Ham & Cheese Calzones. (via All Day I Dream About Food)

one pan/sheet meals

1.)  One Pan Healthy Sausage & Veggies makes Keto weeknight eating easy (and clean‐up too!). (via Chelsea’s Messy Apron)

2.)  This Keto‐fied Chicken and Broccoli recipe adds cauliflower and cheese, and uses just one pan – hurrah! Cheesy Cauliflower Rice with Broccoli and Chicken here we come! (via Living Chirpy)

3.)  Throw all your ingredients on a simple sheet pan and bake – these Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas couldn’t be easier. (via All Day I Dream About Food)

4.)  Done in 30 minutes, this One Pan Pesto Chicken & Veggies dish is a one‐pot wonder. (via Julia’s Album)

tacos, quesadillas + nachos

1.)  Full of healthy fats, these Taco Stuffed Avocados pack a punch of flavor and filling ingredients. (via House of Yumm)

2.)  Instant Pot Pulled Pork makes for the most delicious pork tacos. (via Recipes from a Pantry)

3.)  Taco Salad with Ground Beef is a quick 20‐minute recipe guaranteed to keep your family full and satisfied. (via Wholesome Yum)

4.)  How clever are these crispy and delicious Cheese Taco Shells?! No one in your family will complain when you replace your traditional taco shells with this cheesy variety! (via Baking Beauty)

5.)  Instant Pot Chicken Taco are a simple Keto‐friendly recipe. The Instant Pot gets these family‐favorites done in a jiffy! (via Momma Fit Lyndsey)

6.)  Would you believe these Keto Nachos use baked cheese as the “chips”?! Pure genius. (via The Soccer Mom Blog)

7.)  A delicious cheesy and crispy cheese shell makes this Chicken Quesadilla amazingly delicious and keto‐friendly. (via Officially Gluten Free)

8.)  Done in 15 minutes and easy to prep, these Cauliflower Nachos are the perfect Keto‐friendly dinner or appetizer. (via Wholesome Yum)

soup + chili

1.)  With only 5 ingredients, this Broccoli Cheese Soup is guaranteed to make its way to your family’s favorite recipe list. (via Wholesome Yum)

2.)  Easy to prep and freezer friendly, make a large batch of this Shredded Chicken Chili and you’ll have a few extra meals for those nights you just don’t feel like cooking. (via Ketogasm)

3.)  Low Carb Chili is Instant Pot and Slow Cooker friendly. This chili recipe will have a comforting dinner on the table in only 15 minutes! (via Wholesome Yum)

4.)  This easy Keto Chili recipe will have a filling family‐friendly dinner on the table in no time! (via Live Love Texas)

5.)  Italian Wedding Soup is a delicious comfort food that will warm up your family on a cold winter’s day. (via All Day I Dream About Food)

 

So there you have it, over 60 family friendly Keto meals for you to try — which one will you make tonight?

Lyndsey Piccolino

Lyndsey Piccolino

about the author:

Lyndsey is a healthy lifestyle blogger and recipe creator at mommafitlyndsey.com covering healthy recipes, meal planning & prep, and healthy lifestyle tips and products.  She is a life‐longer Pittsburgh native where she lives with her husband and two daughters.  You can find Lyndsey at Momma Fit Lyndsey, on Pinterest and Instagram at @lyndsey.picc and @mommafitlyndsey

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