Starting a ketogenic diet is a change in your lifestyle.
Your body takes time in adjusting to your new food habits and it can be hard if you are a foodie like me!
It’s a learning process.
You’ve got have to get used to new ketogenic diet plans, ketogenic snacks and not to mention the ketogenic food list so you know what keto foods to buy.
To make this a smoother process, I have compiled a massive list of cheap keto meals that are easy to make so you don’t blow your budget.
The best way to do keto on a budget is to buy food that is inexpensive, use ingredients that you already have in your pantry.
Once you look at the list of recipes below, choose meal ideas that suit your budget and make use of ingredients you ALREADY have.
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33 Cheap Keto Meals
To make it easy, I have listed the recipes in the following order:
- Keto pizza recipe
- Keto chicken recipes
- Seafood recipes
- Beef recipes
- Pork recipes
- Vegeratian recipe ideas
#1 Keto Pizza Recipe
One totally indulging Keto pizza recipe for all you (and me) pizza lovers!
#2 Keto chicken recipes
Low carb cheeseburger soup
This is total comfort food and takes just 30 minutes to get done. This gives you the flavors of a real cheeseburger and worth trying.
A twist to the original lasagne. Chicken stuffed with cheese and flavors you can play around with.
Garlic Parmesan Chicken wings
This easy 4 ingredient recipe gives you chicken wings that are super crispy. A quick meal to try.
Keto Buffalo Chicken balls
This is one moist buffalo chicken recipe that you will love.
Bacon Ranch Chicken Casserole
Using simple ingredients you might already have in your pantry this yummy chicken casserole is a must try -especially with fussy eaters
#3 Seafood recipes
Salmon Cobb salad
If you are looking to go light on dinner, this easy to create Salmon cobb salad is the way to go. Takes a few minutes to put your ingredients together and you are ready to eat.
A fresh and budget-friendly tuna patty recipe that is truly mouth-watering if you love fish cakes. Its crunchy on the outside and light on the inside.
Another fish patty, but this one with Salmon.
Lemon Garlic Shrimp
You can use frozen shrimp for a budget-friendly option to create this yummy garlic dish.
Tuna Stuffed Avocado cups
Stuff some fresh avocados with this delish tuna filling and that’s your protein-packed lunch ready.
#4 Beef recipes
A low carb cheeseburger casserole made from cauliflower! Using cauliflower, beef and cheese this is super cheap to make.
Fancy a chili? This keto beef chili would be lovely on a winter day. The main ingredient is beef and no other fancy ingredient.
#5 Pork recipes
Boneless pork chops
Usually, boneless pork chops are not as expensive and can make this super moist recipe. These pan-fried pork chops topped with a creamy parmesan dressing make a hearty meal.
Low carb egg roll in a bowl
The best way to use up sausages in your home is this delicious egg roll in a bowl.
Cilantro and lime rice
The best substitute for rice or any kind of starch is cauliflower. It makes a great base for your pizza and an amazing replacement for rice.
Rice pilaf recipe
If you like more flavors with a cauliflower rice recipe, then this rice pilaf is your answer.
With just whole cauliflower and a sprinkle of seasoning, it can’t get any cheaper than this!
Looking for a vegetable detox soup filled with fresh ingredients and vitamin-packed greens? A low carb soup that will make you happy inside out!
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