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10 Keto Diet Recipes That Will Make You Forget You’re on a Diet

The ketogenic diet is all about high-fat, low-carb foods that force your body to burn fat instead of carbs. These drool-worthy recipes will help you meet your weight-loss goals in the tastiest way possible.

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Keto Grilled Chicken & Peanut Sauce

During the summer, this Thai-inspired chicken tastes great hot off the grill, but you can easily remake it in the oven when grilling season is over. No matter what the weather, the tangy, low-sugar peanut sauce ups the flavor for an unforgettable dish. Learn how to make it at I Breathe I’m Hungry. If you’re new to the eating plan, learn what it’s really like to follow the ketogenic diet.

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Easy Keto Salmon Cakes

Upgrade from crab cakes with tartar sauce to salmon cakes with avocado cream. This 15-minute meal is a snap to put together, but best of all, they reheat well. Make an extra-big batch to keep on hand for quick meals all week. Head to Hey Keto Mama to learn how to make salmon cakes and other keto diet recipes.

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Easy Cashew Chicken

On busy weeknights, this Thai-inspired cashew chicken can be whipped together quicker than a takeout order. All the ingredients can be found in a basic supermarket, so no need to make a trip to a specialty grocer, either. Visit KetoConnect for the recipe. Find out what experts really think about keto and 20 other health trends.

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Low-Carb Spicy Cilantro-Peanut Slaw

Cilantro lovers will flip for this vegan sweet-and-spicy slaw, but you can replace the herb with extra green onions if you aren’t a fan. Get the recipe from Kalyn’s Kitchen. Find out how one inspiring woman lost 15 pounds on the keto diet.

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Keto Chicken Enchilada Bowl

Traditional tortillas are replaced by cauliflower rice for in tasty one-pot meal. The instructions for these deconstructed enchiladas call for the stovetop, but they’ll come together just as well in a slow cooker for a fix-it-and-forget-it dinner. Visit Hey Keto Mama to learn how to make it.

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Keto Spaghetti Squash Primavera

When you want a light, springtime dinner, primavera is the way to go. This version subs pasta for spaghetti squash for a keto-friendly meal with the same buttery, lemony flavors you crave. Get the recipe from I Breathe I’m Hungry.

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Low-Carb Taco Cabbage Skillet

When you’re getting sick of cauliflower rice, cabbage comes as an unexpected (but totally delicious) carb replacement. If you like cabbage rolls, you’ll love this Mexican-inspired take. Find the instructions and other keto diet recipes from Hey Keto Mama. Get inspired with these 13 impressive weight-loss transformations.

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Roasted Chicken Thighs With Mushrooms, Onions, and Rosemary

This flavorful roast chicken is guaranteed to become one of your go-to weeknight dinners. Sautéeing and roasting onions and mushrooms bring out the vegetables’ flavors for a crowd-pleasing meal you’ll want to make time and time again. Head to Kalyn’s Kitchen for the recipe.

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Low-Carb Tortillas

The biggest thing you’ll give up for a keto diet? Tacos. Thankfully, this recipe uses coconut powder and egg whites for a keto-friendly option with a mild flavor that gets kicked up with chili powder and other spices. Head to KetoConnect to learn how to make them, plus other keto diet recipes. Before starting your weight-loss journey, learn 50 things doctors want you to know about losing weight.

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Easy Low-Carb Chicken Soup

Few foods are quite as comforting as chicken soup. Butternut squash and jicama add sweetness and texture, making this recipe a major step up from the Campbell’s version you grew up with. Visit I Breathe I’m Hungry for the directions. Learn how keto and other diets affect your heart health.

Marissa Laliberte
Marissa Laliberte-Simonian is a London-based associate editor with the global promotions team at WebMD’s and was previously a staff writer for Reader's Digest. Her work has also appeared in Business Insider, Parents magazine, CreakyJoints, and the Baltimore Sun. You can find her on Instagram @marissasimonian.