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Keto Side Dishes, Appetizers, and Salads for the Holidays – Kalyn’s Kitchen

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    Here’s my updated collection of Keto Side Dishes, Appetizers, and Salads for the Holidays, and all these holiday recipes are also gluten-free! And I know the holidays are challenging for low-carb eaters, but there are more than 60 Keto holiday recipes here to make the holidays a little more delicious!

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    I know how hard it is to stick with a low-carb or Keto eating plan during the holidays, and one thing that helps is to have a tasty collection of low-carb holiday recipes! So to help you with that I’m sharing this updated round-up of Keto Side Dishes, Appetizers, and Salads for the Holidays.

    I’m updating this round-up to give you even more options and there are more than 60 amazing recipes here to try. Every recipe here is a favorite I’ve enjoyed many times, so I know you won’t feel deprived with any of these on your holiday table. And there are even some that are red and green, if you like food that tastes good and looks festive.

    I hope you’ll find a low-carb dish here you’ll really enjoy when all that sweet holiday food is staring you in the face! And if you’re a long time reader who’s enjoyed some of these favorites through the years, I’d love to hear in the comments about which ones you might be making during the holidays!

    What kinds of Keto holiday recipes are featured here?

    This collection has both hot and cold Keto appetizers. The largest section is tasty Keto side dishes, featuring broccoli, green beans, asparagus, turnips, mushrooms, artichokes, cauliflower, and brussels sprouts. And there’s a large collection of Keto salads, including some salads with fish for people who celebrate The Feast of the Seven Fishes during the holidays. There are dishes here to serve for a holiday dinner and ideas that would be great to serve on a buffet of holiday foods!

    Want more ideas for holiday recipes?

    You can check out Holiday Recipes to find more low-carb ideas for holidays all year long! And if you like the idea of ​​festive looking food during the holidays, check out Low-Carb Red-and-Green Holiday Recipes for more ideas, including festive main dishes.

    How do you get the complete recipe?

    Just click any recipe title to see the complete recipe on Kalyn’s Kitchen!

    Keto Appetizers for the Holidays:

    Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Cheddar Pecan Almond Crisps

    Cheddar Pecan Almond Crisps are perfect to make for a special occasion, and these will disappear quickly at a holiday party!

    Sheila's Low-Carb Shrimp Dip

    Sheila’s Low-Carb Shrimp Dip is a party recipe I’ve been making for many, many years, and this is always a hit!

    25+ Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Holiday Side Dishes, Appetizers, and Salads found on KalynsKitchen.com

    Shrimp Cocktail with Sriracha Cocktail Sauce would be a perfect appetizer for a holiday dinner!

    Air Fryer Artichoke Hearts, thumbnail image of roasted artichoke hearts on serving plate

    Everyone who loves artichokes will love these Air Fryer Artichoke Hearts for an appetizer, and these are quick and easy to make!

    Low-Carb Vegetarian Chile Rellenos Bake

    This popular recipe for Chile Rellenos Bake is perfect to cut into small pieces and serve with toothpicks for an appetizer.

    Low-Carb Shrimp with Mustard-Horseradish Sauce thumbnail image

    Air Fryer Shrimp is perfect for a holiday appetizer, and this is quick to make and tastes amazing with the mustard-horseradish sauce shown here.

    25+ Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Holiday Side Dishes, Appetizers, and Salads found on KalynsKitchen.com

    There’s no doubt that these Ham and Pickle Roll Ups are one of the favorite party foods in my family, and these will always be a hit!

    Low-Carb Stuffed Mushrooms with Olives and Feta Cheese

    Thesis Stuffed Mushrooms with Olives and Feta are going to get raves if you make them for your family or friends!

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    Keto Side Dishes for the Holidays:

    Roasted Green Beans with Mushrooms, Balsamic, and Parmesan large square image of finished beans on plate

    Roasted Green Beans with Mushrooms, Balsamic, and Parmesan are one of the all-time most popular holiday side dish recipes on the blog!

    Roasted Green Beans and Red Bell Peppers with Garlic and Ginger

    Roasted Green Beans and Red Bell Peppers are the perfect festive dish for Christmas dinner!

    Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pecans and Gorgonzola

    The last few years this recipe for Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pecans and Gorgonzola is becoming one of my absolute favorites!

    25+ Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Holiday Side Dishes, Appetizers, and Salads from KalynsKitchen.com

    Asparagus is always a treat, and this Roasted Asparagus with Soy Sauce will be a hit at any holiday dinner.

    Roasted Cauliflower with Red Peppers, Green Olives, and Pine Nuts shown on serving plate with lemons in background

    This recipe for Roasted Cauliflower with Red Peppers, Green Olives, and Pine Nuts is something I’ve made for many years during the holidays, and it’s always a wow!

    25+ Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Holiday Side Dishes, Appetizers, and Salads from KalynsKitchen.com

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    Twice-Baked Cauliflower is one of the most popular side dish recipes on my blog, and this will be a hit with anyone you make it for!

    Holiday Roasted Asparagus with Red Pepper and Gorgonzola

    Roasted Asparagus and Peppers are another perfect idea for a dish with holiday colors!

    square image of Turnip Gratin with Bacon shown in baking dish

    Turnip Gratin with Bacon is an absolute wow side dish for a special dinner, please try this if you haven’t cooked turnips!

    25+ Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Holiday Side Dishes, Appetizers, and Salads found on KalynsKitchen.com

    Quick Roasted Broccoli with Soy Sauce and Sesameis an easy side dish that’s a wow for any special dinner!

    Garlic-Roasted Green Beans with Shallots and Almonds

    Garlic-Roasted Green Beans with Shallots and Almonds are an amazing way to cook green beans for a special occasion.

    Broccoli Gratin in baking dish on napkin and cutting board.

    In my family this delicious Broccoli Gratin is a must-have Thanksgiving recipe!

    thumbnail image of Roasted Shredded Brussels Sprouts in serving dish

    And for sure these Shredded Roasted Brussels Sprouts are a holiday side dish I’d always love to see making an appearance!

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    Keto Salads for the Holidays:

    Bacon and Shallot German Mock Potato Salad thumbnail photo

    Low-Carb German Potato Salad is a Keto version of a classic warm potato salad recipe!

    Spinach Salad with Cranberries, Almonds, and Goat Cheese large thumbnail of finished salads

    Do I dare say that this Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese is a MUST-HAVE on the Thanksgiving table? You can skip the dried cranberries or use a low-sugar type if you prefer.

    Even the people who “don’t like Brussels Sprouts” will devour this Brussel Sprouts Salad with Bacon, Almonds, and Parmesan.

    square image of Spinach Salad with Bacon and Feta in serving bowl with forks

    This Spinach Salad with Bacon and Feta is always going to be a hit, I promise!

    Low-Carb Rotisserie Chicken Christmas Salad with Avocado, Pepper, Feta and Lime

    Rotisserie Chicken Salad is a colorful red and green salad that’s perfect to make with leftover turkey, or make with chicken for a holiday buffet.

    Sweet and Sour Broccoli Salad square thumbnail photo

    This favorite Sweet and Sour Broccoli Salad is a classic that would always be welcome on the holiday table.

    square thumbnail image of artichoke heart salad

    This Artichoke Heart Salad with roasted peppers, capers, red onion, and basil is a perfect party dish for artichoke fans! This salad has a few more carbs than some of the others, but I’d just have a smaller serving.

    25+ Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Holiday Side Dishes, Appetizers, and Salads found on KalynsKitchen.com

    Probably some people won’t want arugula for a holiday dinner, but this recipe for Kalyn’s Favorite Baby Arugula Salad is something I’d always love to have on the table

    25+ Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Holiday Side Dishes, Appetizers, and Salads found on KalynsKitchen.com

    Broccoli Salad with Feta and Almonds is something that’s always a huge hit whenever I make it.

    Low-Carb Greek Peperoncini Chicken Salad

    Greek Chicken Salad with Peperoncini is another perfect idea for leftover turkey or as a buffet salad made with rotisserie chicken.

    More Keto Holiday Salads:

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