Let’s face it: Sticking to the keto diet is tough anytime of year, but especially during the summer. With the tempting tune of the ice cream truck playing every day, how could anyone with a sweet tooth resist the sugary call?
Here’s the good news: You can still indulge in keto-friendly ice cream in this unbearable heat, not to mention modified versions of other popular summer foods. So if you’re missing fried chicken at the picnic or a tropical cocktail by the pool, boy have we got some treats for you. Enjoy these keto-fied delights as part of a healthy low-carb, high-fat eating plan.
Remember: Always talk to your doctor before trying any new diet, especially a restrictive one like keto.
Scroll down to see some of the best summer keto recipes, then click on the circular button below your favorite image to share it instantly with friends and family on Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest!
Chef Salad Skewers
These easy keto skewers make eating a light salad a little more — dare we say it? — fun on those summer nights.
Click here to check out the Chef Salad Skewers recipe.
Keto Vanilla Ice Cream
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Good news: This keto-friendly recipe allows you to indulge guilt-free.
Click here to check out the Keto Vanilla Ice Cream recipe.
Summer is the perfect excuse to imbibe this keto-friendly cocktail. The best part? it only takes 15 minutes to prep. Cheers to that!
Click here to check out the Avo-Keto Margarita recipe.
Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs
Just because you're avoiding fried chicken doesn't mean your poultry recipes have to be limp and sad. This crispy main is perfect for any BBQ this season.
Click here to check out the Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs recipe.
Baked Zucchini Fritters
This keto recipe makes the most of the summer squash without watering it down too much.
Click here to check out the Baked Zucchini Fritters recipe.
Can't make it to the ocean this year? Doesn't mean you can't enjoy some darn tasty seafood.
Click here to check out the Prosciutto-Wrapped Scallops recipe.
2-Ingredient Keto 'Squashbread'
If you're craving carbs this season, indulge in this summer squash recipe for a super (healthy) swap.
Click here to check out the 2-Ingredient Keto 'Squashbread' recipe.
These mouth-watering kabobs will keep your summer party guests full and satisfied, even if they're not on the keto diet.
Click here to check out the Antipasto Kabobs recipe.
Keto Cheesecake Dip
This decadent dessert dip brings out the fruity flavors of summer we all know and love. Yum!
Click here to check out the Keto Cheesecake Dip recipe.