Looking for recipes for Mother’s Day dinner should be easy. But, if you’re trying to go healthy, then this can be tricky. Thankfully, there are tons of delicious and healthy low-carb Mother’s Day recipes that are guaranteed to delight your mom, wife, sister, or any special woman in your life.
From salad, soup, appetizer, to mains and desserts, these recipes are not only healthy but are delicious and super easy. So if you are on the hunt for guilt-free recipes for Mother’s Day dinner, then these are the recipes that you need.
Recipes for Mother’s Day Dinner
1. Marinated Asparagus Tomato Salad
With only two grams of net carbs per cup, asparagus is a great veggie to add to your keto diet. Aside from being low in carbs, asparagus is also high in fiber and folate. Not only that, this versatile veggie can be cooked in many ways.
If you want to make a salad out of asparagus, check out this Marinated Asparagus Tomato Salad from Kim, the Low Carb Maven. It’s dressed in a homemade vinaigrette that takes only a few minutes to prepare. Add grilled chicken or cheese, and you now have a delicious and healthy salad to jumpstart your Mother’s Day dinner.
For more asparagus recipes check out these Healthy Asparagus Recipes Ideal For Keto.
2. Keto Cabbage Soup
Sipping a bowl of soup is another delicious way to kick off your Mother’s Day Dinner. So check out this Keto Cabbage Soup from Sheena Strain of Noshtastic. She has celiac disease and shares gluten free and low carb recipes on her blog.
This cabbage soup is quick and easy to cook. In less than 60 minutes, you will have a healthy low-carb soup that will bring comfort to your dinner table.
Made with cabbage, roasted tomatoes, and chicken breast, this keto soup is bursting with flavors. And with only 7 grams of net carbs per serving, you will not feel guilty devouring a bowl or two of this healthy goodness!
3. Zucchini Pizza Bites
Tasty appetizers are among the most popular recipes for Mother’s Day Dinner. For a low-carb take of your favorite pizza, take inspiration from these Zucchini Pizza Bites made by Holly of Easy Low Carb.
Instead of the usual pizza crust that’s loaded with carbs, this recipe uses sliced zucchinis. Topped with lots of cheese and other pizza toppings, these are the perfect appetizers to serve for health-conscious pizza lovers. These zucchini pizza bites are so easy to prepare and will cook in only five minutes!
For a full size pizza try this delicious Keto Pizza Recipe.
4. Crispy Baked Chicken Legs Drumsticks
These delicious Crispy Baked Chicken Legs Drumsticks can become the star of your Mother’s Day dinner. Made by Maya Krampf of the Wholesome Yum, this recipe won’t take up a lot of your time.
It can be prepared in only 10 minutes and cooks in 40 minutes! Plus it’s super easy to prepare – you just brush the chicken legs with butter and some seasonings, then bake in the oven. Serve it with a low carb salad or vegetable side, such as mashed cauliflower or cauliflower rice.
5. Keto Garlic Rosemary Lamb Chops
If you’re looking for low-carb mains that are guaranteed to impress and satisfy, this Keto Garlic Rosemary Lamb Chops might be a great recipe to try. Lamb is great for keto. It’s an excellent source of healthy fats and high-quality protein, and it comes with numerous vitamins and minerals.
This lamb chops recipe is made by Louise Hendon of the Keto Summit. While you might think that a lamb chops recipe is only for the experts, well you better think again. This recipe is so easy that you do not need to be an expert cook to successfully pull it off!
In less than an hour, you will have great tasting lamb chops that will delight everyone at the dinner table, whether they are on the keto diet or not.
6. Pepper Tuna Steak with Lemon Dijon Cream Sauce
Tuna is great for keto. Like most fatty fish, it is very low in carbs and contains lots of healthy fats. If you’re looking for recipe inspiration for a keto-friendly tuna dish, check out this Pepper Tuna Steak from Denise of My Life Cookbook.
The tuna steak is so meaty and tender and goes perfectly well with the lemon Dijon cream sauce. But the best part is that this dish is so easy and can be prepared in 15 minutes only. This is, no doubt, one of the easiest and quickest recipes for Mother’s Day dinner!
7. Spicy Keto Seafood Spaghetti
If you are hosting dinner for a mom who loves pasta, you might want to include this Spicy Keto Seafood Spaghetti from Dr Dan Maggs of Carb Dodging in your dinner menu. Dr Dan was officially obese early 2016 but was able to normalize his weight in 6 months on a keto diet.
As you know, pasta is not low carb but don’t worry, this pasta dish is absolutely guilt-free, as it uses spiralized zucchinis to make it keto-friendly. It’s quick to prepare too as it’s made with a mixture of ready cooked seafood.
So, if you want to enjoy your favorite seafood spaghetti on Mother’s Day Dinner, you can turn to low-carb pasta alternatives, such as zucchini, which has only 3 grams of carbs per serving.
8. Keto Strawberry Mascarpone Tart
Of course, Mother’s Day Dinner won’t be complete without some desserts! If you’ve been following the ketogenic lifestyle for a while now, then you knew that there are plenty of delicious desserts that you are allowed to eat without getting kicked out of ketosis.
This Strawberry Mascarpone Tart is one of them. Made by Katrin The Sugar-Free Londoner, this low carb dessert consists of a crisp crust made from coconut flour and topped with velvety whipped Strawberry mascarpone filling.
9. Low Carb Coconut Cream Layered Dessert
Another guilt-free dessert that Moms are guaranteed to love is this Coconut Cream Layered Dessert from the Low Carb Maven. The crust is made with keto-friendly almond flour and shredded coconuts. Layered with coconut pudding and cream cheese filling, this luscious dessert is guaranteed to stand out at your dinner table.
This dessert might seem like it requires lots of effort to prepare, but it actually takes only 30 minutes of your time. In less than 60 minutes, you’ll have a delicious dessert that everyone will love!
Another popular dessert you could make would be these Mother’s Day Keto Cupcakes.
10. Low Carb Mimosa
What better way to cap off your dinner than a glass of a refreshing cocktail? So to end this round up of recipes for Mother’s Day dinner, check out this delicious Low Carb Mimosa from Michelle of Our Crafty Mom.
Made with only two ingredients, preparing this cocktail drink is very effortless. Each serving contains only 2.1 grams of carbs, so drinking a few glasses of this delicious drink should not kick you out of ketosis.
For more cocktail recipes check out this round up of Keto Friendly Cocktails.