Christmas is one of the best food days of the year. It’s hard to beat the platters of turkey, gravy, pie, stuffing and cranberry sauce. Plus, it’s a fun time to gather around with family and friends. Although enjoying yourself for one day won’t wreck your diet, if you’re on the high-fat keto diet.
That’s because traditionally like mashed potatoes, pie, sweet potatoes, and stuffing can knock you out of ketosis, or fat-burning mode. If you don’t want to take a day off, it’s possible to whip up keto-friendly Christmas dishes.
Need inspiration? Try these ideas that will satisfy your taste buds and your lifestyle.
1- Air Fryer Asparagus
Clean and simple, asparagus is a healthy and festive side to go with heavier Christmas day foods. This air fryer recipe from has good fats from ghee and coconut aminos to work well for the keto diet.
2- Bacon Wrapped Turkey Breast with Tomatoes
Talk about a meaty dish, this turkey from is wrapped in bacon for a feast for any carnivore out there. The one pot dish contains just three grams of net carbs, along with great protein and fat to fill you up. It’ll cook for about six hours, but you don’t need to do much—just put it in and wait.