Your Ultimate Guide to a Low Carb Thanksgiving: Flavorful Recipes from Starters to Desserts

Welcome to your ultimate Thanksgiving feast, where tradition meets a healthy, low carb twist! 🍂🦃 If you’re on a journey to maintain a keto or low carb lifestyle, you know the holidays can be challenging. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with dozens of delicious, low carb Thanksgiving recipes that promise all the flavor without the carb overload. From savory starters to mouthwatering main dishes, from sumptuous sides to delectable desserts and refreshing cocktails, each recipe is crafted to ensure you enjoy your holiday favorites without straying from your dietary goals. Get ready to indulge in a Thanksgiving spread that’s not only satisfying but also aligns perfectly with your low carb or keto diet, ensuring a guilt-free celebration filled with traditional flavors and no compromises. 🍽️🍁 Let’s dive into these recipes and make this Thanksgiving both healthy and hearty!

Low Carb Thanksgiving Recipes

Main Courses

roast turkey recipe
Roast Turkey with Bacon & Shallot Gravy
Pefectly roasted turkey with a smooth, bacony gravy.
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Keto Glazed Ham
Low Carb, Keto Glazed Ham
I buy a fully cooked, bone-in ham for this recipe that doesn't have any added seasonings. If you don't see an unseasoned cooked ham at your market, ask the butcher.
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Low Carb Thanksgiving Side Dishes

low carb sweet potato recipe
Brown Butter Roasted Sweet Potatoes
While sweet potatoes aren't 100% keto-approved, they do fall on the lower end of the glycemic index and are packed with health benefits, so I'm including this delicious recipe on my keto menu as a bit of a cheat that is well worth it in terms of flavor and nutrition.
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Keto Brussels Sprouts Recipe
Smashed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Maple Glaze
Smashing the brussels sprouts before roasting allows the bacon and sugar-free maple syrup to soak into the nooks and crannies of the sprouts for maximum flavor.
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Keto Creamed Spinach
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low carb sausage stuffing
Low Carb Herbed Sausage Stuffing
I use Sola's low carb bread for this recipe however you can use any low carb bread you prefer. Oroweat's version is more readily available on grocery shelves.
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mashed cauliflower recipe
“I Can’t Believe It’s Not Potatoes” Mashed Cauliflower Recipe
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keto cornbread
Keto Cornbread with Jalapenos
This keto cornbread recipe with jalapenos is perfect for your keto Thanksgiving dinner, New Year's Brunch or with a bowl of low carb chili.
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broccoli caesar salad
Broccoli Caesar Salad
This fresh, delicious and earthy twist on a Caesar salad adds a little modern flair to your holiday table with a rich and creamy dressing, and satisfying crunch from the cabbage.
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cheddar chive biscuits
Chive and Cheddar Biscuits
Gluten-free | Grain-free | Keto-friendly | Vegetarian Keto Biscuits
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Low Carb Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

Keto Pumpkin Pie
Keto Pumpkin Pie
We promise you won't tell that this keto pumpkin pie is low carb or uses alternative sweeteners. From crust to filling – it's perfect!
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pumpkin cheesecake
Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake – Oven and Instant Pot Methods
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Keto Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting
These keto pumpkin bars with a light cream cheese frosting are a decadent (but low carb!) treat to go with your morning latte.
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keto caramel cheesecake
Keto Caramel Cheesecake
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keto cheesecake bites
Keto Cheesecake Bites
A delicious, cheesecake like treat that also helps you get those fat macros in!
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Low Carb Holiday Cocktail Recipes

sugar free holiday drinks
Sugar-Free Apple Cider Martini
Celebrate the holiday season with this delightful low carb apple cider martini, perfectly balanced with vodka, homemade brown sugar simple syrup, and a hint of orange bitters.
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Low Carb Cranberry Moscow Mule
Low Carb Cranberry Moscow Mule
This festive take on a classic moscow mule uses sugar-free Ginger Beer and Cranberry Juice to keep the carbs at bay.
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Keto Cranberry Margarita
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Low Carb Pomegranate Sangria
Low Carb Pomegranate Sangria
If you want to cut more of the sugar from the Triple Sec, use my hack for a low carb, Triple sec dupe in this recipe!
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