Recipe types Archives: Side dish

Loaded baked cauliflower casserole

Mmmm, a creamy cauliflower casserole with crispy bacon and lots of cheese. It's super easy to prepare and the result is super delicious. If you're looking for satisfaction, give this superlative cheesy low-carb dish a try!

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Spinach salad with hot bacon fat dressing

My grandmother used to make a variation of this with the bacon fat she rendered. As a child, I adored it, and now I understand why! All of that yummy, satiating fat was exactly what my body craved.

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Keto cornbread stuffing

Before a low-carb lifestyle, my Thanksgiving plate was often filled nearly half full with stuffing. It was always my favorite side dish and I coveted the leftovers! After keto, I realized that this high-carb dish needed a makeover. Fortunately, this recipe will give you a new tradition to love while staying healthy.

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Baingan ka bharta

Once you try this incredible Indian roasted eggplant dish, there’s no turning back! It’s your new best low-carb friend you can always count on when it comes to dipping your keto naan into something really delicious. Baingan is the Hindi word for eggplant and from now on Baingan ka bharta is the English for "You're going to love this dish"!

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Lemon cream artichokes

This simple, yet fantastic lemony side dish is deceiving. How can something so easy, taste so good and look so impressive on a plate? Dr. Sarah Hallberg’s husband, Brad, gets the credit for creating this tasty dish. This has become one of my family’s favorites, and is easy enough to make my list for weeknight dinner sides.

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Deviled eggs with anchovies and rosemary

These easy eggs are loaded with some serious depth of flavor. And they may just be the most delicious keto deviled eggs you’ll ever have. Anchovies make the creamy filling nice and salty and the rosemary adds a rich herbaceousness.

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Baked artichokes

Artichokes may not be in your usual weekly rotation, but after taming this spiky wonder with this basic recipe, it's going to become your new favorite vegetable. With a soft, melting interior and crunchy exterior leaves, they are a gorgeous accompaniment to any meal. Serve this quick and healthy treat as an appetizer or side dish.

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Roasted pumpkin with nuts and manchego cheese

Celebrate the little joys in life like roasting pumpkins — all year round! In this versatile low-carb meal, pumpkins collapse into roasted amazingness together with hazelnuts and melted manchego cheese. Quick and easy, perfect as a light vegetarian meal in itself or as a side dish for meat, poultry or fish. Warm and comforting, like a big hug.

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Baked cauliflower parmesan

Prettier than your average low-carb side, and more delicious, too. But the best part is that it takes just minutes to prep. Match this beauty with a protein of your choice, plus a sauce or compound butter, for easy keto magic.

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Butter-fried kale with pork and cranberries

Greens, elevated to wondrous, by bacon fat. Who knew? This kale transcends ordinary when sautéed with butter and pork belly. A handful of nuts and cranberries complete the story. A keto fairy tale.

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