11 Keto Dishes, Sides, and Desserts You'll Want to Serve Up This Thanksgiving

POPSUGAR Photography | Nicole Perry
POPSUGAR Photography | Nicole Perry

There's almost no getting around a bit of overindulgence on Thanksgiving — but if you're on the keto diet, you don't have to risk knocking yourself out of ketosis. (After all, you worked so hard to get there.) From low-carb stuffing and sugar-free cranberry sauce to veggie-filled mac and cheese and even mashed "potatoes," this menu will help you serve up all your holiday classics while still sticking to your regimen. The best part? We're willing to bet your family and friends won't even notice that your recipes have changed. Settle in — you're going to want to savor every last bite.

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Easy Herb-Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey
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Easy Herb-Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey

It isn't Thanksgiving without a turkey front and center. This recipe is juicy, flavorful, packed with tons of herbs, and roasted to crispy perfection.

Get the recipe: easy herb-roasted Thanksgiving turkey

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Cauliflower and Turkey Stuffing
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Cauliflower and Turkey Stuffing

This stuffing is seasoned so perfectly, your family won't even notice it's made with keto-friendly cauliflower instead of carb-y bread.

Get the recipe: cauliflower and turkey stuffing

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Paleo Gravy
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Paleo Gravy

Gravy is a must, and this recipe — made with turkey drippings, stock, and tapioca starch — will only set you back 15 minutes.

Get the recipe: Paleo gravy

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Sugar-Free Cranberry Sauce
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Sugar-Free Cranberry Sauce

Give your dinner a burst of flavor with this sweet side. All you need are some cranberries, orange zest, and your favorite keto-friendly sweetener.

Get the recipe: sugar-free cranberry sauce

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Creamy Parmesan Mashed Cauliflower
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Creamy Parmesan Mashed Cauliflower

This recipe for mashed cauliflower is so smooth and cheesy and the perfect low-carb alternative to mashed potatoes.

Get the recipe: creamy parmesan mashed cauliflower

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Slow-Cooker Green Bean Casserole
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Slow-Cooker Green Bean Casserole

Just substitute almond flour for all-purpose flour in this deliciously rich sauce, and go easy on the fried onions. Making them from scratch can help you avoid any unnecessary carbs.

Get the recipe: slow-cooker green bean casserole

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Sautéed Brussels Sprouts With Mustard and Hazelnuts
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Sautéed Brussels Sprouts With Mustard and Hazelnuts

This tangy, crunchy take on brussels sprouts will please even the pickiest eaters.

Get the recipe: sautéed brussels sprouts with mustard and hazelnuts

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Low-Carb Biscuits With Almond Flour
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Low-Carb Biscuits With Almond Flour

It's hard to believe, but these cheddar and bacon biscuits are only two net grams of carbs per serving. For that, you can thank keto-approved almond flour.

Get the recipe: low-carb biscuits with almond flour

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Gluten-Free No-Mac and Cheese
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Gluten-Free No-Mac and Cheese

This pasta-less recipe is just as irresistible as the classic version. Each serving is just under 400 calories, and thanks to cauliflower and coconut milk, it doesn't pile on the carbs.

Get the recipe: cauliflower mac and cheese

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Low-Carb Pumpkin Pie
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Low-Carb Pumpkin Pie

With an almond flour crust and sugar-free filling, this is one dessert you'll be happy to have occupy your fridge for days after Thanksgiving has passed. Top it with whipped cream for an extra delicious bite.

Get the recipe: Paleo low-carb sugar free pumpkin pie

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Caramel Pecan Cookies
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Caramel Pecan Cookies

These delicious cookies deliver the same flavor as a traditional pecan pie but with only three grams of net carbs.

Get the recipe: chewy keto pecan cookies

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