In only a few days, the world will be celebrating Valentine’s Day but if you are following a low carb diet you can get some inspirations for some low carb Valentine’s Day recipes among this collection.
Valentine’s Day is the best day to spend some quality time with the person you love. While most couples would prefer to dine out on Valentine’s Day, cooking your own meals at home is a more romantic way to celebrate this special day. It’s also a great way to prepare healthier but still delicious meals.
You can even serve a delicious keto cocktail or two from this collection of recipes:
Keto Friendly Cocktails for the Holidays
If you or your partner have made a commitment to shed some extra pounds this year, why don’t you prepare these Low Carb Valentine’s Day Recipes for your Valentine’s Day celebration? These recipes are not only healthy but are absolutely satisfying as well.
Low Carb Valentine’s Day Recipes
1. Valentine’s Day Deviled Eggs
The deviled eggs are a great starter for any party or family dinner. But instead of following the Classic Deviled Eggs’ recipe, give it a twist by preparing these Valentine’s Day Deviled Eggs.
Created by Martina of Keto Diet App, the recipe uses natural beetroot powder to give the stuffing a beautiful shade of pink. The beetroot also gives off a hint of sweetness, which complements well with the savory salt and pepper!
2. Low Carb Heart-Shaped Bread for Appetizer
Serving bread is probably the last thing on your mind if you’re following a low carb diet. But if you happen to date someone who can’t do without bread, this Heart-shaped Low-Carb bread from Elviira, a certified Keto Coach, from Low Carb So Simple would be a great recipe to try.
The bread is cut into heart shapes using a cookie cutter. It’s then decorated with full-fat cream cheese to make them look even cuter. Of course, the cream cheese also makes the bread tastes even more delicious!
Related recipe: Easy Keto Flatbread Recipe
3. Orange Chicken Salad
Your partner will probably be happy to devour some salad on your Valentine’s dinner. For a delicious, healthy, and low-carb salad recipe, check out this Orange Chicken Salad from Living Chirpy.
Roche Woodworth, the recipe creator, claims that this salad is so very delicious that your partner might end up requesting it over and over again! It’s topped with chicken breast slices that are so filling. You can even serve this salad as your main dish.
4. Keto Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cheese
With only six grams of net carbs per serving, this Keto Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cheese from Lisa of Low Carb Yum is one of those low-carb Valentines Day Recipes to prepare for your loved one this Valentine’s Day.
Related reading: Tasty Low Carb Broccoli Salad Recipe
For the dressing, a homemade mayonnaise that’s made with healthy oil was used. If you don’t have time to make one, Lisa suggests buying mayonnaise that’s made with avocado oil.
Related reading: Quick Sugar Free Mayonnaise – Low carb, Keto & Paleo
5. Keto Grilled Lobster Tails with Creole Butter
If you’ve been following a low carb diet, then you probably know that seafood, like the lobster, is good for you. It’s naturally low in carbs and high in healthy fats that keto dieters need in order to stay in ketosis.
If you need inspiration for a delicious seafood dish to prepare for your Valentine’s Dinner, this Keto Grilled Lobster Tails with Creole Butter from Mellissa Sevigny of I Breathe I’m Hungry would be perfect.
This recipe is great for lobster lovers, although you can substitute shrimp or chicken in case you or your partner don’t eat lobster.
6. Fillet Mignon with Blue Cheese Butter
If you’re cooking for someone who is a sucker for a good steak, this filet mignon with blue cheese butter is one of those Valentine’s Day Recipes that you should include in your menu.
Made by Denise of My Life Cookbook, the delicious and tender beef is smothered with decadent butter that will surely leave your guest craving for more. The filet mignon might be pricey, but it’s definitely the perfect dish to serve on special occasions like Valentine’s Day!
7. Keto Valentine’s Day Heart-shaped Pizza
If your ideal Valentine’s Day Dinner consists of eating pizza, check out this Keto Valentine’s Day Heart-shaped Pizza Recipe from Jennifer of Low Carb Inspirations. And yes, you definitely can have pizza on your low carb diet, for as long as the crust is made with low carb ingredients.
For this keto pizza recipe, the crust was made using blanched almond flour and some Mozzarella and cream cheese. The result is an appetizing crust that was made even tastier by the delicious pizza toppings!
8. Eggplant Lasagna with Meat Sauce
Everyone loves a good lasagna. But just like with any pasta, the lasagna is loaded with carbs, which may not work well for those who are trying to go low-carb.
Related reading: What are The Best Pasta Alternatives for a Low Carb Diet?
This Eggplant Lasagna from Kyndra Holley of Peace Love and Low Carb would be the perfect low carb alternative. Instead of using lasagna pasta, this recipe uses eggplant (aubergines). It’s then topped with a flavorful combination of meat sauce and ricotta sauce.
Whether you’re on a low carb diet or not, you’ll absolutely love this eggplant lasagna since it tastes just like the real thing!
9. Keto Red Velvet Donuts
The best way to cap off your Valentine’s Dinner is to serve some low carb decadent desserts. Thankfully, you’ll find plenty of Low Carb Valentines Day Recipes for desserts that are truly satisfying.
These Red Velvet Doughnuts from Craig Clarke of Ruled.me is one. The doughnuts are made with almond flour, erythritol, and other low-carb ingredients. The same goes for the icing, which is made with powdered erythritol and coconut oil. This dessert is sure to satisfy the sweet cravings of your Valentine’s date!
10. Low-Carb Valentine Chocolate Strawberry Hearts
These Chocolate Strawberry Hearts from Martina of Keto Diet App is another delicious dessert to prepare this Valentine’s Day. They look so cute that you can even give it as a surprise treat to the person you love.
These delicious desserts are made with coconut butter and low-carb sweetener so you can indulge without the guilt. Instead of using artificial coloring, a small amount of berry powder was added to give it its pink color.
For more Valentine’s Day recipes for desserts check out this post for inspiration.
12 Impressive Low Carb Desserts For Valentine’s Day. Or why not try this Keto Raspberry Cheesecake recipe with the heart on top?