20+ Easy & Healthy Low Carb Dinner and Dessert Recipes

 

Dinner time is close.

You’re exhausted from a long day and you just want to cook/grab something to eat fast.

Have you had this scenario happen to you before?

I guess so.

Going Low Carb doesn’t help with the “easy” part… Or does it?

 

Now let’s solve all of the above.

I know you don’t have much time to cook complicated dishes that may fit your low carb diet.

 

That’s why on this page you’ll get:

  1. The 5 Healthiest Easy-to-make Low Carb Dinner Recipes
  2. Thanksgiving Dinner: The low Carb Way
  3. How to Plan your Low-Carb Thanksgiving Dinner
  4. 13 Easy As Pie Dessert Recipes

 

Begin:

 

The 5 Healthiest Easy-to-make Low Carb Dinner Recipes:

 

Braised Chicken and Spring Vegetables:

 

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This is a beautiful combination of Chicken and radishes. When cooked together, the radishes lose a bit of their bite while becoming softer.

Get the full recipe here.

 

Parmesan Spinach Cakes:

 

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These simple and elegant looking spinach cakes are going to win you over with their green nutritious ingredients.

Get the full recipe here.

 

Salmon Fillet With Citrus and Thyme:

 

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“Made this the other day, it was very good. I would make it again. It was easy, too.” says a reader of RealSimple about this low calorie recipe.

Get the full recipe here.

 

Rice, Cheddar & Spinach Pie:

 

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Rice is one of my favourite foods, this recipe makes it even better.

Serve this one with steamed artichokes and light mayonnaise stirred with lemon for dipping.

Get the full recipe here.

 

Shakshuka:

 

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Bless you. Saying it would sound like sneezing. But eating it would taste like heaven. It’s originated from Israel but the enjoyment is worldwide. Shakshuka basically is a dish of baked eggs put into a flavourful tomato sauce.

You need to try this now.

Get the recipe here.

 

 

Thanksgiving Dinner: The Low-Carb Way:

 

Yes. You can serve your family a delicious low carb thanksgiving dinner without pulling your hair (and having hair in your turkey.)

Here below, you’ll find the best low calorie thanksgiving dinner recipes we’ve selected for you:

 

Roasted Turkey and Pan Gravy (Gluten Free And Paleo):

 

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Karen here, made her first Thanksgiving dinner turkey by following this simple recipe. It was her first thanksgiving where she had to make the dinner instead of her mothers, so you can figure it was a difficult one. But she found a way to do it. With 8 carbs TOTAL! Fantastic!

Get the recipe here.

 

Low-carb Cornbread Stiffing for your turkey:

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Forget your ordinary 52 grams of carbs stiffing. This cornbread stiffing has only 4 grams.

It’s hard to find these low-carb stiffing recipes… but here you go:

Get the full recipe here.

 

Garlic Green Beans:

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Gluten-free? Paleo? AND green? This is no dream. This is garlic green beans.

With only 4 grams of carbs per serving, these will round out your low carb thanksgiving dinner table nicely.

Get the full recipe here.

 

Pumpkin Spice Cake with Brown Butter Frosting:

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Carolyn from All I Dream About Is Food (funny, right?) is going to demonstrate to you how you can prepare this beautifully-looking tongue-blowing tasty cake.

Get the full recipe here.

 

Brandied Cranberries:

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Get the full recipe here.

 

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How to Plan your Low-Carb Thanksgiving Dinner:

 

1- Use your current favorites that are lower in carbs:

It’s a very simple process that anyone can replicate.

  1. Get a paper
  2. List all the foods/dishes you put on your Thanksgiving dinner table.
  3. Find out how much carbs are in old thanksgiving foods/dishes by looking them up in google.
  4. Take off all high-carb dishes and only keep low carb ones.
  5. Stay away from sugar!

 

2- Traditional might not be the best way to go.

Traditional dishes might be very very high in carbs which does not fit your low-carb diet. And don’t you try to be sneaky considering thanksgiving  a day off your diet, because it’s not.

So check out the recipes listed above for some delicious low-carb thanksgiving dinner recipes.

 

3- Make a low-carb relish tray:

This low calorie relish tray can be very satisfying and will help you cut on the high carb meals on the table.

 

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13 Easy As Pie Low-carb Dessert Recipes:

Desserts are probably the easiest dishes in a low-carb diet. Here below, we’ve listed the 15 easiest low carb dessert recipes ever.

So let’s make them low-carb desserts!

 

No-Bake Banana Split Cheesecake:

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“Whoa! Can I eat it? Is it Low Carb?”

Yes it is. And yes, you can make it too. It’s easy, just follow the recipe here.

 

Ultimate Low Carb Cheesecake:

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Love Cheesecakes but you couldn’t find any low-calorie hacks to enojoy the cheesecake WITHOUT the carbs? Then try this:

Each slice has only 3 carbs! You have permission to eat them all 😉

Get the full recipe here.

 

Low Carb Strawberry Shortcake:

 

Enjoy this springtime flavor that’s valid for the whole year. This is an easy sponge cake with whipped topping and strawberries to make you feel (and be) healthy.

Get the full recipe here.

 

Lemon Meringue Tarlets:

This is literally a lemon lover’s dream!

Whenever you have multiple layers to a dessert, it might seem like a dauntingly impossible meal to cook. But Tasteaholics confirm that this one is very easy to cook. You won’t regret making these.

Get the full recipe here.

 

Healthy Homemade Peanut Butter Cups:

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This one is comforting & sweet  juuust like the store version but without the excess calories, fat or weirdo AdDiTivES & PREsErVAtivEs. Doesn’t it look delicious? 😉

Get the full recipe here.

 

Healthy Microwave Coffee Cake:

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A coffee cake is not just a coffee-flavoured cake. It’s mean to be enjoyed WITH coffee.

This is an instant and healthy coffee cake. You won’t have to wait for this one.

Get the full recipe here.

 

Healthy Chocolate Fudge Zucchini Brownies:

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This recipe has over 60 THOUSAND shares over Pinterest alone!

Is that enough to prove to you that this is DELICIOUS? And it’s healthy! Ahem. I mean… Low carb.

Get the full recipe here.

 

Strawberry Lime Mojito Cheesecake:

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This one is a great low carb family dessert 🙂 Guaranteed to be loved for.

Doesn’t it look great? It tastes perfect as well. Without breaking your low carb diet.

Get the full recipe here.

 

Gluten Free Caramel Apple Low Carb Mug Cake:

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Well that’s a pretty big recipe title. Know what else is pretty big?

The pleasure this leaves in you knowing you didn’t cheat your low-calorie diet habit.

Get the full recipe here.

 

Low Carb Raspberry Linzer Cookie Bars:

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Normally making these is VERY hard and takes a long time… Who has the time to spend hours making something you’d totally finish in 10secs? Not Melissa.

Melissa from I Breathe I’m Hungry made this recipe VERY easy to make.

Get the full recipe here.

 

Vienna Plum Cake:

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This Vienna Plum Cake is delicious and PERFECT with a cup of coffe in the morning.

It’s rich and has a light, sweet taste that stops it from getting too heavy.

Get the full recipe here.

 

Low Carb Pancake Crepes:

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It’s a great alternative to sugar heavy pancakes that screw up your low carb habits.

Get the full recipe here.

 

Raspberry Ricotta Crepes:

Food tastes best when you’re hungry, right?

I don’t know about you, but when I wake up, I want to eat something DELICIOUS that fills me up ina  healthy way too.

This is the perfect breakfast low carb recipe then 🙂

Get the full recipe here.

 

 

Have you tried any of these recipes before?

What do you think?

Let us know in the comments!

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