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The BEST low-carb sides from Low Carb Quick. Easy and hearty appetizers and side dish inspiration made with healthy, low carb/keto ingredients. Reader favorites include:

Green Goddess Salad

This low carb-friendly Green Goddess Salad is made with no sugar, is dairy-free, nut free, and healthy! This recipe includes a delicious green lemon vinaigrette dressing. The perfect loaded green salad to make ahead for the busy week. Green Goddess Salad is vegan, dairy/nut-free, and very wholesome. The tangy, herbaceous, refreshing dressing plus leafy greens …

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The BEST Creamy Garlic Parmesan Zoodles

This low carb Creamy Garlic Parmesan Zoodle dish is packed with flavors from garlic, parsley and buttery cream cheese. This simple side dish adds flare to any meal. Perfect for keto diets, it’s smooth, velvety texture will not disappoint. WHY YOU’LL LOVE THIS RECIPE This recipe is inspired by my Mediterranean Shrimp and Zoodles and …

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Cauliflower Mash (Keto)

Cauliflower mashed with bacon, garlic, heavy cream, and gouda is the perfect low-carb side dish. It’s keto-friendly and is ready in under 25 minutes! WHY YOU’LL LOVE THIS RECIPE Keto Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes may be reduced in carbohydrates, but it tastes just as fantastic. The key is to add just the proper amount of flavoring to …

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Air Fryer Jalapeño Poppers (keto)

Keto jalapeño poppers are a delicious appetizer that everyone loves! This recipe includes methods for cooking them in your air fryer, but they’re also great baked in the oven. In any case, this low-carb snack is the best appetizer out there. Carbs in jalapeño poppers We adore jalapeño poppers because they’re the best combination of comfort …

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Cauliflower Mushroom Risotto (Creamy!)

This easy cauliflower risotto dish is so satisfying: riced cauliflower, Italian seasonings, and cream make for a creamy veggie risotto. Sautéed mushrooms give a deep, delicious flavor you won’t soon forget. When you want a dish of rich, creamy risotto but are on a low-carb diet, what do you do? Try this easy hack: you …

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Keto Baked Butternut Squash (4-cheese!)

This simple 4-cheese Keto Baked Butternut Squash is easy to make and it’s low carb too! It’s a perfectly customizable dish for any family meal, especially with autumn weather. My family loves savory comfort food casseroles and they’re even better with cheese. This flavorful squash recipe is inspired by baked spaghetti squash and shrimp. Is …

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Keto Taco Seasoning (with bulk prep!)

This delicious keto taco seasoning is the ideal spice combination for low-carb tacos, fajitas, soups, and our top low carb recipes! Make a large batch to save time when preparing the recipe. Finding a keto-friendly taco seasoning that doesn’t contain cornmeal, corn starch, sugar, or any other fillers might be a headache if you’re on …

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Street style Cauliflower (Air Fry+Mexican-inspired)

Fast, easy, and addictive- this low carb street style cauliflower air fries in under 20 minutes. Crispy, crunchy, and latin spice together in a sumptuous nugget of golden pleasure.  A recipe so easy and delicious, you’ll add it to your regular weekly menu! This recipe is inspired by my favorite Mexican-style street corn recipe, made in …

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Bacon-Wrapped Pickles (Air fryer)

These bacon wrapped pickles are made easily in the air fryer with simple prep. Simply wrap thick-sliced bacon around a dill slice, and you’ve got the yummiest keto appetizer! Are pickles low in carbs? Pickles are mostly cucumber, which are low in carbs naturally. There’s 1.5 g. carbs in one cucumber. Bacon has 0 carbs. …

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Creamy Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms {with parmesan!}

These low carb creamed spinach stuffed mushrooms bake in only 15 minutes and are a healthy appetizer. The perfect keto finger food for parties, or serve as a side dish to any meal. Try air fried or baked! Are stuffed mushrooms keto friendly? Yes, mushrooms are not only keto-friendly, but they are only 15 calories …

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Air Fryer Broccoli {Fresh/Frozen/under 10 minutes}

Whip up this easy air fryer broccoli side dish in 10 minutes or less! Crisp and fresh, without burning or undercooking. Make this easy side with one of our 30+ Best Low Carb Recipes tonight! After making my air fryer zucchini chips the other day, I started thinking about making broccoli in the air fryer. …

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Air Fryer Zucchini Chips {Parmesan crusted + dip!}

Air Fryer Zucchini chips are the BEST way to make crispy zucchini! This easy, healthy side dish is quick and effortless using just THREE ingredients! I was snacking on air fryer calamari when I started thinking about using the same breading for other recipes. Then it hit me, I could totally make zucchini in the …

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Easy Zucchini Pasta {with cherry tomatoes + feta}

Make this fresh and easy zucchini spiral pasta with cherry tomatoes, feta cheese and garlic in only 30 minutes. The perfect healthy dish bursting with flavor.  Veggie pastas and stir-fry recipes make for the easiest one-pan dinners. Benefits of pasta made with zucchini Pasta made with zucchini noodles has a low glycemic index and is …

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Easy Keto Granola: 5 Ways (Crunchy Trail Mix Style)

5 easy sugar-free ways to make this healthy keto granola recipe. Read on to make pumpkin spice, sweet cinnamon “sugar”, blueberry, strawberry and coconut granola for your cereal, yogurt or trail mix! Why this recipe is healthy: It’s low carb Paleo friendly  Keto friendly Low-glycemic index, meaning it will not raise your blood sugar It …

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Copycat Chick-fil-A Kale Salad (with easy dressing)

A simple superfood copycat Chick-fil-A kale salad, but made right at home with an easy dressing or a store-bought option.  I remember trying kale years ago, and I absolutely hated it. Sometimes things change. Fast forward many years, I decided to give it a go at my local Chick-fil-A. Turns out, their kale side salad …

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Buffalo Chicken Chaffle (Crispy!)

These keto buffalo chicken chaffles are a crispy, easy go-to snack and perfect for dipping. What is a “chaffle”? “Chaffles” were created by the low-carb and keto community to have in place of high-carb breads. Nowadays, it seems like all you see is chaffles! And, there’s a ton of combos out there! (see the ultimate …

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Keto Fried Pickles (Extra Crispy Chaffle)

These keto fried pickles are crispy and taste like they’re straight from the restaurant. What is a “chaffle”? “Chaffles” were created by the keto community in order to make a fast and easy bun alternative to high carb breads. Pretty soon, people caught on to “the chaffle life” and put their own spin on different …

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Bacon Cheese Roll-ups (with jalapeño ranch dip)

These bacon cheese roll-ups are my favorite go-to when I’m crunched for time and need a quick keto snack. Jalapeño appetizers are simply the best for parties! The jalapeño ranch sauce is so simple and requires only two ingredients! What ingredients do I need for fried cheese roll-ups? This delicious keto recipe only calls for …

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Sautéed Italian Mushrooms (Keto)

Looking for a healthy, low-carb side dish? These sautéed buttery Italian mushrooms are easy and delicious recipe for the low-carb/keto lifestyle. Can I have mushrooms on the keto diet? Yes! Mushrooms are not only super low in carbs, but they also offer 1.8 g. of protein, only 19 calories and 313 mg (8% daily value) …

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Keto Pretzel Bites (with 3-Ingredient Beer Cheese)

These healthy cheese keto pretzel bites are super easy to make with fathead dough. The mini pretzel bites are a delicious low-carb snack for parties, game days, or for meal planning. And with a only 3-ingredient beer cheese, what’s not to love? How do I make keto pretzel bites? This recipe for soft low-carb pretzel …

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Zoodle Lo Mein Stir Fry (keto and low carb)

If you’re looking for the perfect Asian-inspired keto zoodle lo mein stir fry recipe, look no further. This is the best zoodle stir fry and it’s fast and easy, just like my zoodle pasta dish and inside out egg roll. Why you’ll love this recipe Traditional Lo mein is a Chinese dish containing egg noodles …

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Keto Country Sausage Stuffing with Herbs

The perfect keto country sausage stuffing recipe Back when I started a ketogenic lifestyle, I searched high and low for the perfect keto Thanksgiving recipes. Whether you call it keto dressing or keto stuffing, this is the BEST low-carb holiday side dish. The crouton base for this keto country sausage stuffing is really easy to …

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