Recipes for Father’s Day – Low Carb & Keto

recipes for Father's Day

Father’s Day is just around the corner and these delicious recipes for Father’s Day can help you plan a delicious meal for the big day. But if your dad is focused on eating healthy, deciding what to cook can be tricky.

Thankfully, there are tons of low carb and keto-friendly recipes for Father’s Day that your dad can indulge in without feeling guilty. From barbecued meats, slow-cooked casseroles, and healthy appetizers, these recipes are guaranteed delicious and satisfying.

There are more low carb Father’s Day Recipes in this roundup I did last year.

Recipes for Father’s Day

1. Keto BLT Dip

Recipes for Father's day

If your dad is a big fan of the BLT sandwich, surprise him with this keto-friendly dish. Inspired by the famous sandwich, this Keto BLT Dip from Taryn of Joy Filled Eats has the perfect combination of bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, mayo and seasoning to give it the familiar flavor.

You can serve it warm or cold and is the perfect appetizer for your Father’s Day meal. The best part about this recipe is that it’s so easy to prepare. You just combine the main ingredients and add the seasonings. You can serve it with low carb bread, keto chips or fresh veggies to dip.

2. Everything Bagel Cucumber Bites

keto cucumber bites

You don’t need to complicate things when it comes to preparing healthy and delicious appetizers for Father’s Day. This Bagel Cucumber Bites recipe from Carolyn of All Day I Dream About Food is one of the easiest appetizers to prepare.

You just peel and slice the cucumbers and top with the cream mixture and bagel spice mix. If your dad is coming early for brunch, you can prepare these appetizers ahead. Prepare the cream cheese topping and store in the fridge then slice the cucumbers and keep them in a ziplock. Just don’t put them together until you are ready to serve them.

3. Crock-Pot Low Carb Keto Taco Casserole

keto crockpot casserole

One of the most popular recipes for Father’s Day is a slow-cooked casserole. If you’re thinking of serving a casserole on your dad’s special day, make it the taco casserole.

This Crock-Pot Low Carb Keto Taco Casserole from Maya of Wholesome Yum will only take 10 min to prepare. And with only 4 grams of carbs per serving, your health-conscious dad can enjoy a serving or two without worrying about his health.

You could also cook this slow cooker Keto Chicken Casserole with Mushrooms Recipe

4. Low Carb Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole

Low carb cheeseburger casserole

Another scrumptious option for a healthy and satisfying casserole is this Low Carb Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole from Karly of Buns in My Oven. There is no doubt that your dad will love this delicious casserole especially if he’s a big fan of traditional burgers.

Although it’s very low in carbs with only 2 net carbs per serving this casserole is super filling and will surely be a crowd-pleaser at your Father’s Day dinner!

5. Low Carb Broccoli Salad

low carb broccoli salad

If your recipes for Father’s Day include grilling, this Low Carb Broccoli Salad from Andres of The Low Carb Diet can make for a perfect side. It’s tasty and truly divine.

While most broccoli salads use sugar for the dressing, this recipe is different. It uses   a healthy mayonnaise for the dressing, which does not have any carbs but packs a tasty punch. The recipe includes bacon and nuts but you can customize this salad by adding any ingredient that you like.

If you like a bit of spice then you may like this Low Carb Broccoli Salad Recipe 

6. Keto Barbecue Chicken

keto BBQ chicken

Take your Father’s Day Celebration outdoors and grill up this healthy take on traditional chicken barbecue. Instead of the usual barbecue sauce that’s loaded with sugar, this Keto BBQ Chicken from Wendy Polisi recipe creator at Kicking Carbs uses a homemade Keto Barbecue Sauce that’s made with sugar-free ketchup.

If your dad prefers something spicy, simply add finely chopped chili pepper to the sauce. To achieve a smokier flavor, add 2 teaspoons of liquid smoke and additional paprika to the sauce.

7. Keto Steak with Garlic Butter Mushrooms

Keto steak

If your dad is a steak lover then why not treat him to this delicious steak with a healthy twist on his big day. Topped with garlic butter mushrooms, this keto steak will surely become your dad’s favorite.

Created by Lake Stevens of Food Faith Fitness, this Keto Steak with Garlic Butter Mushrooms tastes exactly like the real thing but without the unhealthy carbs. The recipe serves up to four people so it’s the perfect dish to serve for your Father’s Day dinner with the family!

8. Low Carb Peanut Thai Shrimp

low carb peanut Thai shrimp

If your dad has an adventurous palate, treat him to this delicious Peanut Thai Shrimp from Taryn of Joy Filled Eats. This dish is very flavorful and is quick and easy to prepare.

Traditionally, this Thai cuisine is served with rice. But this healthy version uses cauliflower rice instead. It’s also served with sautéed vegetables to make it healthier and more flavorful. This is one of those recipes for Father’s Day that’s guaranteed to satisfy your dad on his special day.

If your dad likes Thai food then you could serve this Keto Thai Grilled Chicken Recipe.

9. Sugar-free Coffee Creme Brulee

low carb coffee creme brulee

To make your Father’s Day celebration even more special, make sure you include low-carb desserts on your menu. For your coffee-loving dad, whip up this Sugar-free Coffee Creme Brulee from Kim, the Low Carb Maven.

Not only is it creamy and tasty, but it tastes just like your dad’s cup of coffee. The recipe includes 1 tablespoon of rum for four servings and it works out at just 4 net carbs each serving. And because it’s low-carb and keto-friendly, your dad need not worry about a sugar spike.

If you want to avoid the artificial sweetener in the lemon syrup used in this recipe you could make your Dad this Keto Dalgona Whipped Coffee instead.

10. No Bake Frozen Keto Low Carb Peanut Butter Pie

low carb peanut butter pie

Another sumptuous dessert that is sure to impress your dad on his special day is this No Bake Frozen Keto Low Carb Peanut Butter Pie from Maya Krampf of Wholesome Yum. This dessert doesn’t require baking and will only take 15 minutes of your time to prepare.

If your dad loves peanut butter, then he won’t be able to resist the decadent peanut butter flavor of this creamy dessert. What’s more it’s only 4 net carbs a serving!

11. Keto Lemon Drop Vodka Martini Cocktail

keto lemon drop martinis

This roundup of recipes for Father’s Day won’t be complete without a cocktail drink. While a glass of beer is often the best choice of drink to go with the grilled barbecues and steak, this is not a good idea if your dad is following the keto diet.

So forget about the carbo-loaded beer. Instead, treat your dad to this delicious Lemon Drop Vodka Martini Cocktail from Brandi of Stay Snatched. With only 2 grams of net carbs, your dad won’t feel bad indulging a glass or two of this keto-friendly drink.


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