Whew…the holidays are over. That means you can get your nutrition back on track and don’t have to worry about food temptations… right? That’s when Valentine’s Day hits you. It’s an entire holiday dedicated to chocolate, champagne, and too many carb-y treats. You may be worried about falling off the keto-wagon but, there is no need to fret! Below are 5 delicious keto Valentine’s Day recipes that your loved ones are sure to love!
Keto Cinnamon Waffles
Full Recipe: https://ketogenic.com/recipes/keto-cinnamon-waffles/
Start the day off right with these delicious keto waffles. They are simple to make and taste like it’s full-sugar counterpart. Want to go the extra mile? Try using a heart-shaped waffle maker to make fun Valentine’s Day themed keto waffles. Top with them with your favorite sugar-free chocolate chips, sprinkles or whipped cream, add some berries or nuts, and drizzle on a little sugar-free maple syrup for a full-blown holiday breakfast!
Keto Ricotta & Parmigiano Gnocci
For lunch, enjoy a meal so perfect, no one will know it’s not real pasta! This keto ricotta & Parmigiano ghnocci tastes just like the real thing but, without all of the carbs! Try adding some buttery cooked shrimp, spicy Italian sausage, or bacon for an extra bit of flavor and texture.
Keto Crab Cakes & Dill Remoulade
End the day with a delightful and romantic meal of keto crab cakes with dill remoulade. This recipe was created by Chef Michael Silverstein for the show Master Chef, so you know that if Gordon Ramsay loved it, your Valentine is sure to be wowed!
Keto Chocolate Mug Cake
Who doesn’t love chocolate? Aside from the absolutely delicious taste of this cake, the best part is how quick and easy it is to make! This decedent cake is cooked entirely from the microwave and no one will ever be able to tell. Want to spice it up even more? Try topping with sugar-free chocolate sauce, whipped cream, peanut butter, or chocolate chips, or some of your favorite fruits like strawberries or raspberries.
Keto Peanut Butter Chocolates
It almost isn’t valentine’s day unless chocolates are involved. Skip the sugar-heavy store-bought box chocolates and opt for these keto peanut butter chocolates instead. They taste amazing, and whether it is you or your valentine’s day enjoying them, they are sure to not disappoint. They are super simple to make and easy to customize. Try using sugar-free white chocolate instead of dark chocolate or add chocolate chips inside. You can dust them with cocoa powder or drizzle melted sugar-free chocolate on the outside to make them more like truffles.
Chelsea Malone works as a researcher in the field of health and performance supplementation. She contributes science-based articles and information to Ketogenic.com. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Central Florida and her Master of Science in Medical Sciences from the University of South Florida. Her specialties are in biochemistry, immunology, and pathophysiology. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, hiking, and reading.