Those busy days when cooking is completely out of the question are often the ones that throw us off our healthy eating plans as we tend to just grab anything quick and convenient.
The way to avoid that is to plan, plan, plan. Meal prep makes sticking to your keto diet really easy and when you’ve ran out of your prepped dishes, we’ve got some tips for you to still keto on the go!
Below are some delicious recipes that are super simple to make and will keep you on track when you’re following a low carb lifestyle.
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Portable Keto Recipes So You Can Keto On the Go
Keto Butter Chicken
I’m so happy that I found this recipe! Indian cooking is comfort food for me, so many aromatic
Perfect Keto Meal Prep Recipe – Chicken Florentine
Spinach, mushrooms and parmesan cheese makes this Keto Chicken Florentine recipe deliciously comforting as well. I love that Emily has provided instructions with the recipe on just how to meal prep this dish. Serve with your favourite steamed vegetables for a quick weeknight dinner or take a container with you to the office for lunch.
Cheddar Bacon Biscuits Anyone?
How divine does that look?! These are the ultimate portable snacks for you to keep in your purse on a long commute or to snack on at your desk. These Keto Cheddar Bacon Biscuits are perfect for someone who works from home and often forgets to eat until utterly ravenous and in need of food, NOW.
Keto Chicken Groundnut Stew from West Africa
How about this twist on your favourite chicken stew? This stew has a creamy peanut base! It’s called Keto Chicken Groundnut Stew and looks amazing and filling with lots of veggies added inside. A good stew will need a great container to be portable. This container is microwavable and dishwasher safe with a vented lid for splatter proof reheating.
Keto Crab Cake Recipe
Yummy! Crab cakes are delicious but often filled with bready fillers. This Cajun Trinity Keto Crab Cakes recipe should be a go-to for everyone not just those on Keto! Crab cakes are also super portable and will keep you filled and on track with your health goals when you’re busy.
Keto Blackened Steak Salad
It looks so pretty! Dishes like this Keto Blackened Steak Salad show you the versatility of the keto diet and all the foods you’re able to enjoy while remaining healthily low carb. Make extra steak so you can carry with you on the go or serve later in the week over cauliflower mash.
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Bacon Wrapped Scallops
These Bacon Wrapped Scallops are perfect for snacking on, as an appetizer or over your
Keto Seafood Gumbo Recipe
Can you make a keto gumbo? You sure can! This grain-free low carb Keto Seafood Gumbo with Riced Cauliflower Salad is the ultimate in Cajun
Cauliflower “Potato” Salad
“Potato” Salad anyone? Cauliflower makes such a nice potato substitute but I have never thought to try it out as big chunks for a potato salad dupe! This Low Carb Cauliflower Potato Salad looks delicious and is perfect for storing for the next day! It would also make a great side for you to take to a picnic when you know there will hardly be any Keto friendly side dishes served.
Yummy tortillas! Used here as tacos, these Low Carb Tortillas made from cauliflower are versatile and flexible to mix and match with different sauces and fillings. It’s made here with herbs for extra greens and
Easy Mexico Chicken Bake
Mexican food is so flavorful and spicy that it would be a shame not to have any on this list. This Easy Mexico Chicken Bake comes alive with corn, jalapenos, salsa, nacho cheese and taco seasoning among other
Super Simple Breakfast Casserole
This Vegetarian Breakfast Casserole is so easy to make ahead of time for a quick and stress-free morning. It’s also whole30 and paleo friendly while being Keto. You can make it what you want by adding in your favorite veggies or even adding in meat if you’re into that.
Baked Mustard Chicken Tenders
These Baked Mustard Chicken Tenders look so juicy and tender! These are the perfect protein idea for on-the-go keto friendly meals. I love that this recipe comes to us from a diabetes coach too. Be sure to click the recipe link to get even more delicious healthy recipes!
Marinated Turkey Breasts
Here’s another recipe from the diabetes coach! The balsamic vinegar in this turkey breast marinade helps to tenderize the meat an the herbs and spices add lots of flavor. Another good one to take with you on the road, try out this Marinated Turkey Breasts Recipe.
Pizza anyone? This Fathead Pizza Crust Recipe is gluten-free, nut-free and keto-friendly! How awesome is that? It looks incredible, definitely will be a fave at your next pot-luck. Your friends and family won’t even know it’s healthy pizza.
Roaster Pork Tenderloin with Creamy Mustard Dressing
Pork tenderloin is exceptionally tender and juicy when cooked just right and this recipe Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Creamy Mustard Sauce pairs it up nicely with fresh greens. This would also be awesome with some grilled asparagus or other keto-friendly vegetables.
4 Ingredient Artichoke and Garlic Broiled Chicken Thighs
Eggplant Lasagna Recipe
Lasagna is the ultimate comfort food and it is a sad day when it’s banned from any healthy diet list of possible foods. Luckily you can enjoy a healthy version of lasagna in a number of ways and this Eggplant Lasagna Recipe is keto-friendly and gluten-free. Enjoy!
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Beef and Broccoli
Beef and Broccoli is Chinese comfort food we know and love for its depth of
This paleo keto Hamburger Skillet recipe is perfect for weeknight dinner and to take to work next day lunch as the
Crispy Crackling Bites
The perfect happy hour food or on-the-go snack, these pork scratchings make for the perfect keto-friendly salty, crunchy snack. Get the recipe here for Crispy Crackling Bites.
90-Second Keto Bread
Sometimes you miss that bready taste and want to have a slice of something to go with your
Keto Carrot Cake Bites
Rounding out this list for those who have a bit of a sweet tooth or need a good fat bomb to keep them in ketosis, these Carrot Cake Dough Bites will get you there and satisfy your craving. They’re gluten-free, sugar-free and
Chocolate & Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies
If cookies are more your speed and you love the combination of chocolate and peanut butter, these simple no-bake keto cookies are for you! Get the recipe here for Keto Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cookies.
We hope you enjoyed this post on keto meal prep recipes that will help to keep you in ketosis. If you’re ever unsure if you’re still in that fat-burning state, check your ketosis levels using these test strips.