“I will go back to keto after this.”
Probably a lot of us have told ourselves the same thing before holidays like Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
It probably won’t hurt to just have a few days off from your ketogenic diet, right?
But what if you can easily stay control with your carbs intake while still having all the fun and treats you’re supposed to have?
This is when we need some “tricks” for our “treats”.
In this post, we’ve gathered 44 of the best keto-friendly, low-carb recipes for Halloween. Some of them are so good and can be served throughout the year.
Let’s dig in, shall we?
Just in case you’re wondering, here are the keto approved Halloween recipes we are covering in this post:
Keto-Friendly Halloween Treats & Snacks
Cookies, candies, chocolate, don’t you just feel happy just by hearing these words?
The traditional Halloween (sweet) treats are usually high in sugar. But by replacing sugar with healthy and natural sweetener, you can make your own low-carb version of Halloween treats.
Keep scrolling for 11 keto snacks that are perfect to serve at your Halloween party or as a “trick-or-treat” for the “ghosts” who pass by.
11 Keto Snacks & Treats For Halloween
1. Candy Corn Cookies
If you want something that is eye-catching to present on a Halloween party, the vibrant pumpkin-like colors are definitely something to aim for.
Carolyn from All Day I Dream About Food uses the Swerve sweetener and this gluten-free natural color packet to create this perfectly low-carb candy corn cookies. And it contains 1.6g of net carbs per serving. Sounds too good to be true?
2. Low-Carb Marshmallows
Every kid loooooves marshmallows! But they aren’t considered to be a traditional “healthy food”. So it’s mind-blowing when we found this keto marshmallow recipe on Keto Diet App.
3. Sugar-free Pumpkin Truffle
Nothing is Halloween-ish without pumpkins. If you’ve been making keto truffles, this recipe would be an easy one for you.
4. Low-carb Mummy Cookies
Halloween is all about the decor. Keto Connect has turned their shortbread recipe into these super cute mummy cookies.
Scare or not, all these delicious mommies will be “eliminated” in no time.
Watch this video below to see how you can make them:
5. Low-carb Antipasto Skewer
If your Halloween party bar looks like it need some more decor and taste, these skewers are going to be your quick save.
No-bake, no-cook, no crazy things. Just stick cherry tomatoes, olives and mozzarella balls together and you are good to go.
6. Low-carb Pumpkin Cookie
7. Paleo Ghost Truffles
We’ve talked about pumpkin truffles. If you want to make them more ghostly, here’s a spooky version of keto truffles. (or is it?)
8. Keto Chocolate Ganache Cookies
9. Pumpkin White Chocolate Truffles
We find these white chocolate truffles a perfect fit to pare up with the dark truffles we just talked about.
They are both low-carb, rich in taste and easy to make. If you want to make the white truffles different a little bit different, you can add the pumpkin pie spice to make them spicy.
10. Halloween Bat Cookies
If you already to know how to make sugar-free cookies, this one shouldn’t be difficult. The bat cookie cutters are pretty accessible.
Make sure you make a big batch cause your guests will be asking for more!
11. Zero Carb Gum Gum
Colors, colors, colors. These gummy candies just make Halloween Party more visually-appealing. And who would have thought candies can be zero-carb?
If you are wondering just like we do, here is the full recipe on Step Away From The Carbs.
Low-carb Halloween Appetizers
When it comes to appetizers for your Halloween dinner, it’s all about presentation and creativity.
If you have your signature appetizer recipe, you can easily make it more spooky by adding some creepy decor to the dish.
If you are in search of keto-friendly appetizer recipes, you are in the right place. Here are 9 Halloween recipes that are perfect to serve as appetizer or simply as snacks.
9 Keto Appetizers To Try This Halloween
1. Low-carb Halloween Jalapeño Poppers
Step away from the carbs used jalapeños to create this mummy-like appetizer. But honestly you can cut any type of vegetable at hand to a similar shape for this recipe.
If you have many tasks to tick for Halloween and don’t want to make your low-carb dough, you can use this keto tortillas which contain 4g of net carbs only.
2. Spider Deviled Eggs
Deviled eggs are one of the most classic dish of Halloween. And they are so easy to make, so you can include your kids in this as well.
3. Creepy Eyeball Deviled Eggs
Don’t want spiders to crawl all over the table? Twitch the deviled egg recipe by putting olive on it.
And you’ll have this chill-worthy spooky appetizer for your Halloween party.
4. Keto Mummy Hot Dog
Remember the jalapeños mummies we just talked about?
One good thing about being on a ketogenic diet is all the meat you can have. So replacing the chili or veggie with sausages is quite a good idea, don’t you think so?
5. Zero Carb Devil-On-Horse-Back
6. Low-carb Spicy Deviled Egg
7. Keto Wormy Dip
This is our first reaction when we found this spooky recipe. So it’s perfect for Halloween, right?
This keto recipe from Low-carb, so simple has turned the interesting combination of shrimp and cream into this HORRIFYING dip. It goes perfectly with crackers, veggies or any other Halloween treats you have.
8. Thai-spiced Eggs-quisite Devils
Just when we say “no more deviled eggs”, we found this on Tedka Pasta. And no, we just cannot miss this brain-bursting appetizer.
It will take some more work to create this spooky dish. But once done, it’s going to be a popular “no-brainier” treat for your Halloween party.
9. Gut-licious Halloween Spread
Low-carb, so simple has mixed soy sauce (yes) , beet juice and cream together to create this gut-like bloody spread.
Super easy to make ahead. Store the spread in the fridge and serve whenever you want. It is surefire to turn your Halloween dinner into a BLOODY HELL.
Keto Main Course For Halloween Dinner
Here comes the best part: the main course.
In traditional Halloween, this is where all the carbs come into play. But this time it’s different.
With all these amazing keto options, your Halloween dinner would be healthier without losing the taste and fun.
8 Low-carb Halloween Dinner Ideas
1. Heart-broken Ribs
Pork spareribs with spicy Jamaican jerk seasoning, this heart-broken recipe is can definitely heal some hearts of meat-lovers.
Make sure the knife is put away to avoid a bloody fight for the mouth-watering ribs.
2. One-pot Creamy Mushroom Chicken Pasta
Holy moly. This is one hell of a dish. Serene Cuisine has just made pulled pork so damn scary.
If you have ever come across some plastic skeleton at your local 2-dollar shop, get it and put the pork on it. It will definitely wow and haunt everyone at dinner.
3. Shrimp Scampi Pasta
4. The "Boo-tiful" Halloween Keto Pizza
The challenging part of making a keto pizza, just like any fathead pizza, is to make the crust REALLY crispy.
Once you have a perfect pizza crust, it’s time to let your “witchness” shine through from the decor.
5. Low-carb Sloppy Joe's
From top to bottom, from the bread to the sauce, every part of this burger is perfectly keto-friendly.
It can be served as a main dish on Halloween party or basically any time of the year. It will also cure your craving for junk food while keeping you on track on the keto diet.
6. Low-Carb Halloween Cheese Quesadillas
We love this “Witchcraft” recipe because it’s so easy to make and so versatile.
You can easily make your own wrap with coconut flour, psyllium husk and almond flour. Or you can use these low-carb wraps just like Georgina from Step Away From The Carbs. Either way, your quesadillas should be ready in no time.
7. Mushroom Pork Chop
If you want something that is a hunger-saver and family-friendly for Halloween, the mushroom pork chop is definitely a go-to.
8. Monster Zucchini Noodle
Just look at those eyes made of mozzarella chunks with black olive. This dish is something that you (literally) couldn’t take the eyes off.
Keto Halloween Desserts and Sweet Treats
Here comes the best part of Halloween – the sweet treats!
The hardest part of being on a ketogenic diet is probably to ditch all the desserts to live by. We all know how difficult it is to survive that sugar craving.
If you’ve been following, you know how much we love keto desserts. We’ve even shared the keto desserts made with cauliflower.
This Halloween is no exception. Cakes, cookies, muffins are not taboo any more. The following 11 recipes are just as satisfying as ordinary desserts without breaking your carbs intake.
11 Keto Dessert Ideas For Halloween
1. Sugar-free Spooky French Silk Cake
The amazing Maria from Maria Mind Body Health has created this low-carb spooky cake for her son’s birthday party.
But we think this is definitely Halloween appropriate! 6.5g net carbs per slice, we can see it being a rave already.
2. Low-carb Chocolate Muffin
There are many different cupcakes. These little cuties just happen to be creamy, chocolaty and low-carb. Need us to say anything more?
3. Bloody Brain
4. Keto Sugar-free Ghost Cupcake
For us, the only thing scary here is how little carbs these ghost cupcake contains. With less than 1g net carbs per serving, it definitely hit our sweet-spot.
5. Ghostly Halloween Bark
These ghostly barks are just so easy to make. Make a batch of them and they will keep your mind intact when you crave sugar.
6. Crusty Pecan Pumpkin Cheese Cake
You may not be having a lot of pumpkin on regular. But it’s Halloween so we’re giving you the pumpkin pass.
7. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
8. Flourless Pumpkin Mug Cake
9. Spooky Eyeball Brownie
10. Spiderweb Creamy Cupcake
11. The Sweetest Ghost
Low-carb Soup & Drinks For Halloween
Finally, we have our drinks. No party is complete without a decent drink, right?
Here are some of the best spooky (maybe not) drinks you can have this Halloween:
5 Keto Approved Drinks & Soup For Halloween
1. Spider Blood Shot
2. Low-carb Pumpkin Spice Latté
3. Low-carb Pumpkin Soup
4. Witches' Brew Color Changing Shot
5. Black Widow Cocktail
With all the options available, this Halloween is going to be TERRIFYINGLY tasty.
But have we missed anything? Comment down below your go-to Halloween treats.
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