5 keto-friendly side dishes that are beyond easy

The low-carb, high-fat keto diet is becoming increasingly popular in recent years, due in part to some serious celebrity endorsements. But whether you’re going full-keto, want to give the diet a test drive, or are just on the hunt for some low-carb recipes, keto-friendly dishes can be a tasty addition to any meal. Here are 5 keto-friendly side dishes from TikTok that are super easy to make.  

Keto-friendly Buffalo chicken taquitos

Roll up to any dinner party with these bad boys, and you’ll quickly become very popular. Separate shredded cheese into circles and bake them in the oven. Then, mix pulled chicken with Buffalo sauce and bake. Finally, wrap the chicken up in the warm cheese and enjoy! These would probably go well dipped in some ranch or blue cheese dressing, but there’s no wrong way to eat a Buffalo chicken taquito. 

Keto-friendly tortilla chips 

All you need for these crispy, low-carb chips is almond flour and shredded mozzarella cheese. After microwaving a bowl of mozz, you’ll mix it with the almond flour to create a dough. Then slice the dough into small chip shapes, and bake them for 12-15 minutes. The recipe uses store-bought almond flour, but you can make your own if you’re feeling adventurous. 

Keto-friendly waffle iron onion rings

If you have a waffle iron, this keto-friendly take on the classic bar snack is the perfect savory side for any meal. Add cheese, sliced onions and garlic to your waffle iron and cook until crispy. Then set it on a paper towel to soak up any extra moisture. Even carb-lovers will love this flavorful, crunchy dish. 

Keto-friendly flourless French toast sticks

If your keto friend invited you over for brunch, this is the dish you should bring. Blend together your ingredients, and pour the mixture into a baking dish and bake. You’ll be left with a French toast loaf that’s ready to be sliced and pan-fried with a little butter. Serve it up with sugar-free syrup, powdered sweetener, and some fresh fruit. 

Keto-friendly mashed cauliflower

This creamy cauliflower side is a steak dinner’s best friend. All you need is cream cheese, butter, garlic and a head of cauliflower. Chop the cauliflower into florets, and boil them with a couple cloves of garlic. Strain the cauliflower, and cook it in a pan until it becomes soft and tender. Then blend it with the butter and cream cheese. It’s a low-carb, mashed potato replacement that’ll wow your dinner guests. 

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