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20 Lazy Keto Meals That Are So Easy to Make

lazy keto meals

Sometimes, life can be just plain hectic. At times like this, it can be so easy to throw in the towel and order takeout

But takeout isn’t that healthy. So, what can you do?

Make lazy keto meals; meals that are keto, but pretty easy to prepare.

Today, I’m sharing 20 easy keto meals for lazy people. They’re not only easy but tasty too.

1. Chicken Mozzarella Bake

This cheesy chicken bake is the ultimate low carb comfort food. It is packed with delicious Italian flavor, your whole family will enjoy it!

This yummy keto meal takes just half an hour in the oven! Simply serve with your favorite low carb veggie side dish are you are ready for dinner!

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 395
  • Fats: 18g
  • Protein: 50g
  • Net Carbs: 4.9g

2. Creamy Tomato Chicken Skillet

Enjoy more Italian flavors with this rich and flavorful tomato chicken skillet. This delicious herb-filled dish is the perfect option for a low-carb date night or dinner party!

Italian seasoning and herbs are going to boost these chicken breasts for a super tasty mid-week dish

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 478
  • Fats: 22g
  • Protein: 56g
  • Net Carbs: 8.8g
  • Calories: 478
  • Fats: 22g
  • Protein: 56g
  • Net Carbs: 8.8g

3. Smoky Ranch Chicken Salad

Smoky Ranch Chicken Salad


I love the simplicity of salads. But hate how hungry they can make you feel after.

This one is pretty satisfying. That’s because it’s packed with chicken breast, ham, cheese, and even some sesame seeds.

So, it’s loaded with protein, which keeps you full. And let’s not forget the veggies.

There’s baby spinach, cherry tomatoes, and lettuce. So, it’s fresh and nutritious too.

The homemade dressing tastes amazing. It’s creamy, smoky, and tangy…you’ll want to put it on everything.

All it takes only 5 minutes to make the salad and the dressing. So, there’s no excuse for ordering takeout.

Check out more keto salad recipes here.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 554
  • Fats: 45g
  • Protein: 27g
  • Net Carbs: 6g

4. Sausage Pepper Cauliflower Rice Skillet

Sausage Pepper Cauliflower Rice Skillet


Ready to cook up some fried “rice” in less than 30 minutes? Then, this dish is for you.

This cauliflower fried rice is bursting with flavor. It’s smoky, savory, and has a hint of heat.

And it’s loaded with sausage; everything is better with sausage, right? There’s even red bell peppers too.

So, you have a complete meal. No need to cook extra veggies.

For extra convenience, you can simply use pre-packaged cauliflower rice which you can find here. But to save money, you can make your own instead.

Making it is really easy. Just cut your cauliflower into pieces, and then pulse them in a food processor until rice-like. This food processor should do the trick.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 336
  • Fats: 30g
  • Protein: 16g
  • Net Carbs: 3g

5. Philly Cheesesteak Casserole

Philly Cheesesteak Casserole


What’s not to love about a Philly Cheesesteak sandwich? Everything but the carbs!

Just half a sandwich can contain up to 32 grams of nets carbs. And as yummy as it is, it’s not worth all the carbs.

This Philly Cheesesteak Casserole is creamy, cheesy, and is bursting with Philly Cheesesteak flavors, but without all the carbs.

It’s amazing just the way it is. But if you like, you can serve it with a side Garden salad. These keto salads will work too.

Check out more.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 577
  • Fats: 24g
  • Protein: 33g
  • Net Carbs: 6g

6. 90 Seconds Keto Pizza In A Mug

Keto Pizza In A Mug


Did someone say “Pizza in a Mug”? Count me in… Any time I can have some keto pizza is a good day.

But making pizza from scratch can be tedious. Particularly if you also have to make low carb pizza crust.

It’s much easier to call it a day and order pizza from your local pizzeria. Until now.

This pizza is delicious and cheesy. It even has a bit of a “crust’ at the bottom. And it only takes 90 seconds to make… Yes, you read that right.

And unlike traditional pizza, it has only 3 grams of net carbs per serving. So, you can have two if you like.

The key to it being low carb is that you use almond flour instead of regular flour.

Besides being low in net carbs, almond flour is also rich in Vitamin E, which is good for your skin. If you need to stock up on some, you can get some here.

Love the flavors of pizza? Check out these keto pizza bites.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 252
  • Fats: 22g
  • Protein: 9g
  • Net Carbs: 3g

7. California Sushi Roll Stuffed Avocados

California Sushi Roll Stuffed Avocados


I’m a big fan of sushi rolls, as I’m sure many of you are too. But because of all the carbs, it can quickly throw you out of ketosis.

This sushi “roll” is the perfect alternative to sushi rolls. It’s creamy, cheesy, and packed with crunchy cucumber and tasty crabmeat; it’s a party in your mouth.

What I love about this sushi “roll” is that you don’t need to make cauliflower rice. You don’t even need to roll your ingredients either.

Just place all your sushi ingredients in avocado and call it a day. Now, that’s how I like to roll.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 313
  • Fats: 24.9g
  • Protein: 14g
  • Net Carbs: 5.5g

8. Keto Shrimp Scampi

Keto Shrimp Scampi


Gourmet food that is also keto doesn’t need to take hours to make. And this Keto Shrimp Scampi proves just that.

It looks and tastes amazing. You’ve got succulent, juicy shrimp in a creamy garlic butter cream sauce on a bed of wilted spinach.

And it only takes 15 minutes to make. You’ll definitely want to keep it on your weekly meal rotation.

Besides being delicious, it’s nutritious as well. Shrimp is a good source of protein.

It also contains astaxanthin antioxidants, which may be good for your brain and heart. So, eat up that shrimp!

Serve with zucchini noodles. To make the noodles, you’ll need a good quality spiralizer like this.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 390
  • Fats: 24g
  • Protein: 36g
  • Net Carbs: 3g

9. Meat Subs

Meat Subs


Are you craving a meat sub? Have this instead.

Now, your traditional sub has tons of bread. So, not only does it kick you out of ketosis, it puts you in a snooze fest as well.

These subs have all the taste of subs without the carbs. In fact, one sub has only 2.5 grams of net carbs… How can that be?

Well, the subs are basically slices of deli meat wrapped around slices of avocado, green onion, and iceberg lettuce. Genius, eh?

So, you get all the taste of a sub…without all the carbs. If you love bread, you can always bake ketogenic bread yourself!

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 270
  • Fats: 22g
  • Protein: 18.6g
  • Net Carbs: 2.5g

10. Easy Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Easy Pumpkin Soup Recipe


When it’s cold outside, you just want to curl up beside the fireplace. And eat a piping hot bowl of soup.

But soup can take ages to make. So, what do you do when you want it in a jiffy?

Make this soup! It’s rich and creamy and packed with flavor.

It’s good for you too. Pumpkin is an excellent source of vitamin A.

It’s also a good source of vitamin C. So, it helps boost your immune system.

This soup takes no time at all to make. All it takes is 20 minutes, and dinner is on the table.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 184
  • Fats: 11g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Net Carbs: 7g

11. Best Low Carb Keto Bacon Wrapped Grilled Cheese

Low Carb Keto Bacon Wrapped Grilled Cheese


You had me at bacon…and grilled cheese. Yum!

This sandwich is cheesy and loaded with crispy bacon. It’s the sandwich you’ve been waiting for.

And it’s pretty low in net carbs per calorie consumed. So, you can eat your cake, ahem sandwich, and have it too.

The key to it being low carb is that you make your own low carb bread. Making this bread takes all of 90 seconds. Yes, that’s seconds, not minutes.

Make sure you have some almond flour, or coconut flour on hand…the choice is yours. If you need to stock up on coconut flour, you can get some here, or if you prefer almond flour, you can get some here.

Now, this sandwich has a boatload of calories…1406 to be exact. But you can just divide it into three pieces, and just eat one and still feel satisfied.

Serve with a salad for extra nutrition. Check out more ketogenic coconut flour recipes here and low carb almond flour recipes here.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 1406
  • Fats: 117g
  • Protein: 80.2g
  • Net Carbs: 6.6g

12. Pizza Chaffle

Pizza Chaffle


Do you miss thin crust pizza? You don’t have to anymore.

This Keto Pizza Chaffle tastes just like a thin crust pizza. It’s crispy, cheesy, and loaded with pepperoni.

Not a fan of pepperoni? You can top it with sausage, mushrooms, green peppers, or even jalapeno peppers.

And even though you’re making the crust from scratch, this Pizza Chaffle takes only 20 minutes to make.

What I love most are the macros. It has only 2.6 grams of net carbs and less than 250 calories.

So, you can eat one (or two), and not feel guilty.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 234.5
  • Fats: 15.9g
  • Protein: 17.3g
  • Net Carbs: 2.6g

13. Easy Coconut Chicken

Easy Coconut Chicken


Chicken is an easy go-to meal. But after a while, it can get pretty boring.

So, if you’re looking to jazz up your chicken dinner, this is for you.

You have tender chicken pieces in a creamy, fragrant, coconut gravy made from coconut milk. It’s so yummy!

Besides being tasty, coconut milk is nutritious. It’s packed with magnesium and manganese, which you need for healthy bones.

And though it’s a cultural dish, you need only a few ingredients. These are coconut oil, garlic, apple cider vinegar, coconut milk, water, and salt and pepper.

Just beware when buying your coconut milk. A lot of canned varieties contain BPA, which is harmful to our bodies. So you may want to buy opt for one that has BPA free packaging like this one.

Check out more keto chicken dinner recipes here.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 337
  • Fats: 24g
  • Protein: 29g
  • Net Carbs: 3g

14. Burger Lettuce Wraps With Special Sauce

Burger Lettuce Wraps


Summertime is the perfect time to laze in your hammock. And fire up the grill.

So, if you’re wondering what to make, be sure to make these lettuce wraps.

You’ve got 2 extra juicy burger patties in between two layers of cheddar cheese. All lying on pickles and tomatoes slices on a bed of lettuce.

All topped with sauteed red onions and “secret sauce.” Okay, the sauce is not all that secret, but you’ve definitely got to make it.

It’s creamy, smoky, and savory and complements the burger beautifully. To make it, all you need to do is mix together some mayo, barbecue sauce, garlic powder and paprika…that’s it.

Don’t have a grill? Not to worry.

You can just fry them in a frying pan or use a stovetop grill.

Love the lettuce wraps? You might enjoy these keto sweet chilli pork lettuce wraps too.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 418
  • Fats: 31g
  • Protein: 26g
  • Net Carbs: 6g

15. BLT Egg Sliders

BLT Egg Sliders


Dinner parties are a great way to get together with your friends. And eat some delicious food.

But when you’re on a keto diet, it can be tricky knowing what to serve. After all, you want to still be able to stick to your diet, but also have your guests enjoy themselves.

These BLT Egg Sliders are the perfect appetizer. They taste as good as they look.

Crispy bacon, tomato, and lettuce are sandwiched in between a hard-boiled egg. All topped with a shake of salt and pepper.

As an added bonus, they take only ten minutes to make. So, you can spend more time socializing and less time in the kitchen.

To make it a breeze boiling your eggs, you can simply use an egg maker. Here is a high-quality one at a great price.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 174
  • Fats: 9g
  • Protein: 13g
  • Net Carbs: 6g

16. Baked Avocado Eggs Keto Recipe

Baked Avocado Eggs Keto Recipe


Eggs are the perfect keto breakfast. But there are only so many times you can eat eggs and bacon before you start to get bored.

So, if you’re looking for an easy way to change up your breakfast routine, this is it.

You have eggs baked in avocado halves. The creaminess of the baked egg compliments the freshness of the avocado.

Besides being delicious, it’s nutritious as well. You get your protein from the eggs, and heart-healthy fats and fiber from the avocado.

It’s the perfect start to your day.

 Per Serving:

  • Calories: 208
  • Fats: 17g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Net Carbs: 1.6g

17. Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps


I love a good lettuce wrap. You have all the taste of traditional wraps without the carbs.

And these ones are as good as they get. They’re packed with delicious ingredients like grilled chicken breast and crisp bacon.

All topped with Buffalo sauce and ranch for the perfect blend of creaminess and heat.

Not a fan of the heat? Just skip the Buffalo sauce; they’ll still be delicious.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 549
  • Fats: 41.2g
  • Protein: 39.3g
  • Net Carbs: 2.7g

18. Sheet Pan Sausage & Veggies

Sheet Pan Sausage and Veggies


At the end of a long day, the last thing you want to do is cook. That’s where one sheet pan recipes come in handy.

You put everything on one pan, and put it in the oven… Easy Peasy.

This sheet pan dish is as easy as they come. Just wash and dry your veggies, cut your sausage, and drizzle with olive oil and seasoning.

Then pour everything on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet and place in the oven.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 325
  • Fats: 27g
  • Protein: 12g
  • Net Carbs: 7g

19. French Toast Sticks

French Toast Sticks


The weekend is perfect for lazing around the house in your pajamas. And catching up on your favorite TV shows.

It’s also the perfect time to treat yourself to an amazing, laid back breakfast. And these Keto French Toast Sticks certainly fit the bill.

They’re crispy and a fancy alternative to French toast. And they’re pretty easy to make too.

All you have to do is make 90-second keto bread. Then once it’s cooled, cut it into sticks.

Next, coat your breadstick and fry in butter.

These French Toast Sticks are great just the way they are. But if you like, you can serve them with sugar-free maple syrup. I like this one here because it is made with monk fruit sweetener, a natural sweetener that won’t spike your blood sugars.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 142
  • Fats: 11g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Net Carbs: 0g

20. Creamy Asparagus & Shrimp Alfredo

Creamy Asparagus and Shrimp Alfredo


Craving Italian food? This dish is sure to satisfy your cravings.

On the menu is succulent shrimp and fresh asparagus in a creamy, cheesy avocado sauce. It is oh, so good.

But the best part is that it takes only 7 minutes to make. Then you can dig right in.

This dish is amazing just the way it is. But if you miss the noodles, you can serve it with zucchini noodles.

To make zucchini noodles, start by cutting off the end of zucchini. Then spiralize your zucchini in a spiralizer like this.

Once you’re done, place some olive oil in a skillet. After it gets hot, add your zucchini noodles and saute for about 2 minutes. Buon appetite!

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 412
  • Fats: 33g
  • Protein: 26g
  • Net Carbs: 1g

21. Cauliflower Mac & Cheese Recipe

Cauliflower Mac and Cheese


If you have kids, particularly picky kids, you probably hate the questions: “What’s for dinner?”

This dish is kid-approved. It’s cheesy, creamy, and a great way to get your kids to eat their veggies.

What really makes it is the homemade cheese sauce. After tasting it, you definitely won’t miss the boxed stuff.

Now, this dish contains a decent amount of protein. But to add more for the kiddos, you can add diced ham or crispy bacon.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 294
  • Fats: 23g
  • Protein: 11g
  • Net Carbs: 7g

22. Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps


Are you looking for a Thai spin to your traditional Chicken Lettuce Wraps? Then, you’ll love these wraps.

They’re packed with chunky chicken, crispy snap peas, crunchy peanuts, peppery radishes, and fresh green onions.

All topped with a sweet and spicy peanut sauce.

And since they contain only 119 calories, they make for a nice, light lunch. This is a wonderful keto lunch idea!

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 119
  • Fats: 8.1g
  • Protein: 3.4g
  • Net Carbs: 3.1g


What did you think of these easy keto meals? Share your favorite recipe with your friends and family!


Tuesday 3rd of January 2023

Lots of good recipes here. I will be making a lot of them. Thank you